Area News

Alderman Suggests City Pound Shelter Pets — During Temporary Emergencies
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Alderman Mike Pigg would like to see the city create a program to house personal pets, such as cats and dogs, in the city animal shelter when a medical emergency takes a live-alone resident out of the home.

Special Event CUP Back on Plan Board Meeting Agenda
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Nathaniel and Jacqueline Phillips hope the third time at the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission is the charm.

Municipal Court Tickets Increase — Efforts to Drive Down Crashes
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

With six weeks left in 2017, there have been 443 more tickets written this year in Franklin County than all of 2016 and technology may be the reason why.

Tax Bills Are Arriving In County Mailboxes — Mailed Out Last Weekend
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Franklin County Collector Linda Emmons said tax bills began being mailed out last Friday and Saturday and a few people have already been in to pay their bills.

As Year Ends, So Does SLU Examiner Contract — County Still Searching for Options
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

With few options in sight, Franklin County will soon have to make the tough decision of renewing its contract with St. Louis University (SLU) for medical examiner services at a cost of $80,000 more than last year.

DECA Club Buys, Packs Food for Needy Children
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Pacific High School DECA club members purchased ingredients and packed boxes for 4,320 meals for children in developing nations.

Pacific Aldermen Approve Municipal Election Date
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Pacific aldermen approved the date of Tuesday, April 3, 2018, for the upcoming municipal election.

Robertsville Man Charged in Stabbing
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

A Robertsville area man is charged in the alleged stabbing of a man in the neck with a steak knife.

Trail Likely To Open in Spring 2018 — Expansion of Riverfront Trail
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

The new western expansion of the Rotary Riverfront Trail may look ready to open, but that’s not the case.

MoDOT Wants to Preserve Route 66 — Will Resurface Pacific Section
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

More than 10 years ago MoDOT set its sights on the impact that Route 66 has on Missouri.

St. Clair Junior High to Host Winter Wonderland Event December 1
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

St. Clair Junior High School will host a “Winter Wonderland” event Friday, Dec. 1, from 5-7 p.m.

Washington School District Sued By a Former ROTC Teacher
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Pending in Franklin County’s Circuit Court is a lawsuit against the Washington School District.

Fire Station, Industrial Park on Washington Wish List — Sales Tax Committee Continues Review
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Presentations for potential capital improvement sales tax projects continued Tuesday afternoon.

Woman Charged in Death of Husband — Allegedly Provided Stolen Medication
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

A Washington woman accused of stealing prescription drugs from her employer has been charged in her husband’s death.

Next Hearing In Allen Case Set for 2018 — After Judge’s Appointed Term Ends
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

The next court hearing is slated for early 2018 for three suspects accused in the death of a former probation officer and drug counselor.

Dozens Attend St. Clair Forum; Administrator, Groups Talk Involvement
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 18, 2017

Approximately 50 people attended Tuesday night’s community meeting presented by city officials at St. Clair High School’s cafeteria.

Catawissa Man Indicted on Child Porn Charges
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

Daniel Avetta, also known as Jessica Gables, 28, Catawissa, appeared in the Federal District Court Friday to answer to child pornography charges contained in a federal grand jury indictment filed Wednesday.

St. Clair Receives Grant Award
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

The city of St. Clair received a grant award from its insurance provider, MIRMA.

St. Clair High School Canned Food Drive Starts November 27
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

St. Clair High School in conjunction with the police department will hold a canned food drive Nov. 27- Dec. 8.

First Draft of Master Plan Proposes Closing Clark-Vitt, Building New Elementary School
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

Big changes may be on the horizon for the Union School District.

St. Clair Crews Put Out Shed Fire
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

St. Clair firefighters responded to a shed fire Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the 2400 block of Westwood Road at 10:45 p.m.

Board Agrees To Plan Change For Lot Sale
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission Monday approved an amendment to the redevelopment plan to allow for the sale of land in the Heidmann Industrial Park.

Plan Board Agrees To Plat, Rezoning In Downtown District
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission approved two downtown development requests Monday night.

City Explores Street Grade Code Change To Address Hilly Topography
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

Washington city staff is recommending street grade codes be changed to accommodate new construction in elevated areas in the city.

City Plans To Switch Recycling Program
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 17, 2017

After a successful test run this spring, the city of Washington plans to move forward with single stream recycling.


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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