Area News

New Trash Service Starting Monday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

A different truck will be picking up Washington resident’s trash Monday morning.

Franklin County Relay For Life Is Postponed
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

At this time of year, the Franklin County Relay For Life is typically gearing up to host its annual event in an effort to raise money and awareness in the fight against cancer.

Keen Drops Out of County Auditor Race
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

St. Clair businesswoman Jamie Keen has removed her name from the August ballot challenging Angela Gibson, Union, for the Franklin County auditor seat.

Streetside Markets to Be Held in Washington - Hosted by Plush Home & Fashion
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

This time of year typically brings festivals and outdoor events, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and organizations have had to think outside the box to bring in revenue.

Clerk Against Mail-In Voting - Describes Forms of Fraud
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

With the first election day during the COVID-19 pandemic coming Tuesday, many questions will be answered about the future of elections in Franklin County and statewide in 2020.

County's PDMP Exit Concerns Pharmacy
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

In the two years Franklin County has participated in the prescription drug monitoring plan (PDMP) one county pharmacist has stopped at least 10 people from pill shopping and abusing prescription drugs.

New Signs Installed At Disc Golf Park
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

Burger Park in Washington now has new signs identifying it as a disc golf course, according to Parks and Recreation Director Wayne Dunker.

Woman Charged With Assault
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2020

A Union woman faces second-degree assault charges after allegedly attacking a man as he entered his apartment complex, according to the Union Police Department.

Washington School District to Begin Phase 1 Re-Entry
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

The Washington School District will begin a “slow and cautious” reopening in June amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clerk: Many Unknowns With Election
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Franklin County Clerk Tim Baker says there are many unknowns going into the general municipal election Tuesday, but encourages county residents to get out and vote.

Union to Consider Reopening Park Sites
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

The Union Board of Aldermen will discuss reopening certain park facilities a week earlier than first anticipated.

Six Flags Announces New Safety Measures
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka has announced new safety measures that will go into effect when the theme park reopens at a date to be determined.

Mercy Continues to Reopen All Services
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Mercy Clinic Four Rivers and Mercy Hospital Washington continue to reopen services to the community and safely bring back patients whose testing, procedures and surgeries were postponed in light of COVID-19.

City Hall Will Reopen Monday - City Moving to Next Phase in Plan
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Washington City Hall will reopen to the public Monday, June 1.

Scenic Regional Plans Monday Reopening
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Scenic Regional Library will reopen all branches to the public Monday, June 1.

Mercy Furloughs, Layoffs Will Affect Hundreds
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Furloughs and job cuts will affect hundreds of employees at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, according to notices the health system filed with the state.

COVID-19 Recovery Rate on The Rise
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

It has been a positive week for Franklin County COVID-19 statistics.

Governor Extends Recovery Plan
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Gov. Mike Parson announced Thursday that Phase 1 of the state’s “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan has been extended through Monday, June 15.

Police Investigating Crash Involving Toddler — Child Was Not Kidnapped
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

Police investigators in St. Louis told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that a 2-year-old child initially believed to have been taken from his parents was not kidnapped.

Folsom: Union Is Where the Mother Meets the Backbone
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2020

The Union area is home to the intersection of two of the great east-west highways in the United States.

No Races for City of Washington Offices
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2020

City of Washington residents won’t have much of a choice on municipal election day.

St. Charles County Man Charged With Statutory Rape
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2020

A St. Charles County man has been charged with statutory rape after allegedly having sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl.

ECC Works to Boost Enrollment for Fall - Focusing on Students’ Needs
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty for East Central College, including its enrollment for fall.

School Board Races, Propositions on Ballots
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2020

On Tuesday, June 2, voters will choose among multiple candidates seeking seats on school boards across Franklin County.

Four Seeking Three Seats on Washington School Board
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2020

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