Area News

Sullivan Man’s Car Hits Freightliner in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Sunday April 22, 2018

A Sullivan man was injured in a car crash after striking another vehicle nearly head on Tuesday, April 10, in Crawford County.

ECC Nursing Program Named Top 10 in State
Missourian — Posted on Sunday April 22, 2018

More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list in 2018.

Board Supports Rezoning Request
Missourian — Posted on Sunday April 22, 2018

A rezoning request garnered unanimous support Tuesday from the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission.

Council Approves Coffee Truck Permit
Missourian — Posted on Sunday April 22, 2018

The Washington City Council approved a a special use permit for a coffee truck that will be parked at the former ZX store on Jefferson Street.

Developer Pulls Plans for Project - On Property Near Pacific
Missourian — Posted on Sunday April 22, 2018

Sam Salamah’s quest to have a preliminary plat approved ended Tuesday night.

Schatz Work Truck StoppedAfter Bill Language Addedn Limiting Commercial Inspections
Missourian — Posted on Sunday April 22, 2018

Just five days after State Sen. Dave Schatz added language to a pending transportation bill limiting roadside inspections of commercial vehicles by law enforcement units, one of his own company vehicles was stopped and inspected.

Alderman Says Mayor Should Appoint Sexton - Wants Authority Restored
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

Newly elected Ward 2 Alderman Herb Adams wants the authority to appoint the city sexton returned to the mayor.

Paralympic Medalist Shares Story at UHS – Won Gold, Bronze at Winter Games
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

It’s not every day a gold medalist roams the halls of Union High School.

Mohesky Elected As Mayor Pro Tem
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

Jeff Mohesky, Ward 2 city councilman, was elected Washington’s new mayor pro tem Monday.

Union Board Debates SRO Request for Clark-Vitt
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

The city of Union will need to review its budget before committing to another school resource officer (SRO) for the Union School District.

St. Clair Man Hurt in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

A St. Clair man was seriously injured in a car crash after his vehicle traveled off the road and struck a tree, Sunday, April 15.

Roots Pastor Shares Relocation Plans; New Campus to Include Cafe, Larger Facility
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

Plans are underway for the relocation and expansion of Roots Church in St. Clair.

Pelton Says Goodbye to R-XIII Board; New Members Sworn In
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

Although he’s not on the St. Clair R-XIII School Board anymore, he will continue to fulfill his duties as the sheriff of Franklin County.

Jail Project Cost May Jump by 15 Percent - If New Codes Adopted
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

Just two weeks after Proposition P was passed by Franklin County voters, the costs to complete the county jail/911 expansion and renovation project may increase by 15 percent.

St. Clair Aldermen Voted To More Roles
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

The St. Clair Board of Aldermen approved multiple appointments during Monday’s meeting.

Downtown Project Includes Residences, Retail, Proposed Hotel
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

When a major Front Street Development project is completed, there will be 31 total residential units, retail space and a proposed “boutique” hotel — a small hotel with distinctive qualities and amenities.

Flu Season Worst Ever In County
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

If misery loves company, flu victims in Franklin County have had plenty of it.

Barbecue, Music This Weekend Downtown - On and Around Main, Elm Streets
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

With an improved forecast, organizers of the Washmo BBQ, Bikes & Blues are expecting big crowds this weekend.

New Mayor: Citizen Participation Is Vital - Committees Need Members
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 21, 2018

New Mayor Steve Myers said elected officials alone cannot provide the level of government that citizens want and deserve. He said citizen participation is vital to good government.

Daffodils Are In Bloom Here
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 20, 2018

By Pauline Masson

Lawmakers Sign on To Allow Special Session - Investigation Will Continue
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 20, 2018

Two Missouri House members from Franklin County have signed the petition to allow a special session this summer and allow the special committee investigating Gov. Eric Greitens more time to operate.

Three Area Residents Injured in Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 20, 2018

Three area residents were injured in a car crash Tuesday, April 3.

Pot FoundIn Inmate’s Shoe at Jail
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 20, 2018

An inmate at the Franklin County Jail was charged following a search of his clothing yielded a bag of suspected marijuana.

Grace’s Place to Host Market - This Weekend in Downtown Washington
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 20, 2018

Grace’s Place Crisis Nursery will host its first fundraising event for 2018 — a Vintage Market scheduled to open Friday night and run through Sunday.

Big Driver Range Closed Indefinitely - Vandals Break Machine
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 20, 2018

Washington Park Department Recreation Coordinator Robin Peirick said the Big Driver Driving Range has been closed indefinitely due to two incidents of vandalism that have left the golf ball vending machine broken.


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— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969