Area News

Council To Meet Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 21, 2019

The Washington City Council is expected to vote on three ordinances Tuesday, Jan. 22, designating local historic landmarks.

Task Force Optimistic For Shelter - Anonymous Donor
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 21, 2019

A humanitarian task force will be armed with new tools to better combat homelessness in Franklin County this year.

County Fair Date On Union Board Agenda
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 21, 2019

Because of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Union aldermen won’t meet until Tuesday.

School Board to Meet Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 20, 2019

The Washington School Board will holds its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the administration building.

Eagle Scout Will Build K-9 Dog Run - For Police Department
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 20, 2019

Local Boy Scout Hunter Ellermann wants to construct a dog run outside the police department for the city’s drug dog to exercise when he is not working.

Resident Says Officer Behaved Inappropriately - Brings Complaint to Aldermen
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 20, 2019

A Pacific resident has accused a Pacific police officer of speaking inappropriately to her and sending her inappropriate email messages.

One Race, Two New Council Members - Filing Closed Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 20, 2019

The filing season for the April 2 municipal election wrapped up Tuesday and one race emerged for the Washington City Council.

Hermann Woman Given Probation for Assault
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

A Hermann woman who allegedly assaulted a woman is an apparent random act of violence was given probation for the crime.

ECC Student Places in National Contest
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

East Central College student Sara Hamer, Labadie, entered into an entrepreneurship competition at a DECA conference in New York City.

Partnership, City Agree on Rodeo Funds - Tie Up Loose Ends
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The city and Pacific Partnership have come to an agreement on how money raised to support the Iron Horse Rodeo will be spent.

Development Approved By County Plan Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

A planned unit development in Boles Township was approved Tuesday night at the Franklin County Planning and Zoning meeting.

Venue to Host Festivals, More; Permit Approved By Plan Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

Two festivals are planned for later this year at Lost Hill Lake Events, now that a conditional use permit was approved Tuesday night at the Franklin County Planning and Zoning meeting.

MoDOT Unveils New Highway 50 Projects
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

MoDOT has unveiled plans to add turning lanes and resurface a portion of Highway 50 by the end of 2020.

Man Indicted on Multiple Burglaries in City, County
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

A Franklin County grand jury has issued an indictment against a Washington man accused of breaking into multiple businesses in Washington and Franklin County.

Basement Floods at South Point - Aging Building
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

As work gets underway in the gym at South Point Elementary to repair cracks in the walls, school officials had another issue to deal with Monday.

No School Board Election in April
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

There will not be an election for the Washington School Board in April because only two candidates filed for the two open seats.

State Continues WIC Services — Despite Federal Shutdown
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

Most residents of Franklin County don’t seem to be hindered by the partial shutdown of the federal government despite it entering its fourth week.

Plan Board Tables Request
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The Washington Planning and Zoning Board tabled a request for a short-term lodging permit due to discrepancies on the staff report and request.

Washington Chamber Expands Its Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce recently added three members to its board of directors.

Numbers Bolster Need for New Jail — For Franklin County
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The increased average inmate population and bookings at the Franklin County Adult Detention Center bolsters the need for a new jail facility.

Work Completed at Landfill — City Awaits DNR Permits
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The city of Washington has been pushing for weeks to make final improvements to open the final cell of the city’s landfill.

No Raises for County Employees in 2019 — Budget Passed Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

Despite an effort last year to raise Franklin County employee salaries to a competitive level, no cost of living increases were included in the 2019 county budget.

Free Presentation for Parents on Social Media
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department will give a special presentation on “Social Media and Your Children” Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Center.

Board Approves Plat For Highland Meadows
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission approved the preliminary plat in the Highland Meadows commercial development where a proposed assisted living facility may be constructed.

New Details About Bridge Demolition — Raffle Tickets Being Sold
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019

The old bridge over the Missouri River at Washington will be demolished on a weekday during daylight hours sometime in mid-to-late March.


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