Area News

Process to Reappoint Presiding Commissioner Position Is Complex
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

The announcement Tuesday of the early retirement of Franklin County Presiding Commissioner John Griesheimer has put into motion a machine with many moving parts.

Commission Pursuing POW/MIA Designation — Would Be First County in Nation
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

There are more than 80,000 military service members listed as prisoners of war or missing in action (POW/MIA) from the United States.

Union's 2018-19 Budget Nearly Finalized
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

A final draft of the city of Union’s budget should be ready for the June board of aldermen meeting.

Rain Delays Denmark Road Work
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

Recent rainy days have impacted the Denmark Road project.

Lonedell R-XIV to Hire Campus Security In Time for Next School Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

In the wake of recent countrywide school shootings, the Lonedell R-XIV School District is looking to add hired security.

Oreskovic: Washington Backs Vets — To Speak Monday at Memorial Day Service
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

Retired Army Col. Bob Oreskovic said he was honored and humbled to be chosen to speak at the annual Washington Memorial Day Service.

Campaign to Elevate Church Nears the Goal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

After raising $31,000 in funds and receiving the promise of labor and materials, the campaign to elevate the Historic First Baptist Church and Education Center at 412 S. First St. above the flood plain is nearing the point where the…

Washington School District Staff to Get Pay Raises
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

For the second straight year, all Washington School District teachers and staff will receive raises.

Gym Owner Didn’t Report Molestation — Volunteer Coach Allegedly Touched Children
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

An arrest in the alleged molestation of three juveniles may have been made sooner if a Washington gym owner had reported claims to authorities.

Lions Collecting School Supplies
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

The Pacific Lions Club is asking the public to look out for collection boxes placed around Pacific for its school backpack drive. The Lions are collecting school supplies that will be distributed to Meramec Valley R-III School District students at…

Schnucks Stores to Host ‘Round Up at the Register’n To Benefit Folds of Honor
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

Schnuck Markets Inc., its customers and more than 25 vendors will be supporting the families of fallen and disabled service members starting this week.

Memorial Day Events Set for Next Week; Veterans Share What the Day Means to Them
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 26, 2018

Two Memorial Day ceremonies will take place in St. Clair next week.

WINGS Recognizes Finalists for Awards — Wilmesherr Named Support Staff Person of Year
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

One of the highlights of both the closing and opening assemblies for Washington School District staff is the presentation of the WINGS Foundation awards.

Election Expenses Growing — Candidates Banking Donations
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

The costs to run a campaign for political office are growing higher every election cycle.

Villa Ridge Man Charged For Shooting at Vehicle — Two People Injured
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

A Villa Ridge man who allegedly fired a shotgun at two people in a moving vehicle — and striking both — was charged Tuesday.

Sullivan Man Injured in Truck Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

A Sullivan man was injured in a truck crash Friday, May 11.

Railroad Motorcar Added to Display - At Pacific Station Plaza
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

A little known piece of railroad equipment has been added to the display at Pacific Station Plaza.

Filley Named New Pacific Park Board President
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

The Pacific Park Board elected new officers at its May 7 meeting.

City Staff FocusesOn Five Core Values - To Evaluate Performance
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

There are five core values that city of Washington employees are being measured by, and those competencies translate to how well they work with customers.

Lions Club to Purchase New, Larger Fountain For Lions Lake
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

The Washington Lions Club will purchase a new, larger fountain for Lions Lake.

Lonedell Students Participate in Book Buzz Program
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

A total of 14 Lonedell students participated in The Missourian’s Book Buzz program. The school’s library received 36 books at various reading levels over the course of the year.

St. Clair Athlete to Participate in Elite Basketball Program
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

The 365 Sports program is proud to announce the acceptance of Alana Hinson, St. Clair, onto the 2018 Team USA basketball team.

Grodie District Teacher of Year for Meramec Valley School System
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

The Meramec Valley R-III School District Teacher of the Year used a friend’s description of her as a porch light to illustrate the role that teachers play in the lives of their students.

Sullivan Man Hurt In Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

A Sullivan man was injured in a car crash Wednesday, May 16, in Washington County when the vehicle he was driving went off the road.

New Gym Has Same Staff of Closed Facility — Kids in Motion Closed After Molestation Allegations
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 25, 2018

A new children’s gym in Downtown Washington has connections to a now-closed gymnastics and fitness center where a volunteer coach is accused of child molestation.


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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