Area News

Bill May Cost WashingtonSchool District $135,000 — Sitting on Governor’s Desk
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 24, 2018

An omnibus education bill currently on the governor’s desk would allow residents in St. Albans to send their kids to schools in the Rockwood School District and Washington taxpayers get to foot the bill by paying their tuition.

County May Vacate Several Rural Roads
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

Property owners may soon be responsible for maintaining several roads Franklin County chooses to vacate.

School District Receives High Marks on State Bus Inspection — Sixty Buses Inspected
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

The Washington School District recently received good news in the form of a bus inspection executed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Washington Solves Train Whistle “Mystery”
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

An answer finally has emerged as to why train whistles have been blowing on the Washington Riverfront railroad tracks, in an area designated a quiet zone more than a decade ago.

Dispatchers: Teach Children to Call 911 — Determined by Maturity, Not Age
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

Teaching children to call 911 has proven to be a lifesaver in some situations.

Washington Man Runs Local, Healthy Meal Delivery Service
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

For people who have a tough time eating healthily during the work week, Washington local Richard Sterk has a solution: locally bought, healthy pre-made food delivered to their door.

City Council Approves Two Requests for C-2 Rezoning
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

The Washington City Council Monday approved the rezoning of two properties on Highway 100 to C-2 general commercial.

Narcan Reserves Overdoses in Union
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

Five doses of Narcan were used by Union police officers to reverse two potentially fatal opioid overdoses.

Two Charged With Child Endangerment, Drugs
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

Two Michigan residents were charged with endangering the welfare of a child and for possession of a controlled substance in St. Clair Tuesday, June 19.

SRO Agreement Being ‘Finalized’
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

The city of Union and the Union School District are “finalizing” a deal to rework how school resource officers (SRO) are paid.

Chair: Fair Planning On Track — ‘Your Bridge to Fun’
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

Planning for the Washington Town & Country Fair is going smoothly, according to Chairman Brian Gildehaus.

Construction In Progress For Stage at Orchard Park; Project to be Completed By Freedom Fest
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 23, 2018

The construction of a new stage and bleachers is in progress at Orchard Park.

Three Injured in Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

Three people were injured in a car crash Friday, June 1, in Mississippi County.

Council Gives Nod to Liner At City Landfilln New Cell to Open This Fall
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

Once a liner is installed at the Struckhoff landfill the facility will have about seven to eight more years of life.

Council Backs Plan to Seek Sidewalk Funds - From Franklin County
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

The city will apply for county funding to offset the cost of a West Main Street project to expand the sidewalk system around the fairgrounds to Downtown Washington.

Bicentennial Committee Discusses Celebration
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

Members of the Franklin County Bicentennial Committee met Thursday, June 14, at the Franklin County Government Center in Union to discuss plans for the upcoming celebration, which will begin this fall and continue throughout next year.

Former Lonedell Resident To Explore Antarctica
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

A former Lonedell resident will be traveling to Antarctica later this year to study particles developed from the Big Bang.

In Bloom 2020 Symposium in Washington - Judges to Visit for Annual Contest in July
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

After seven years of competing in the annual America In Bloom contest and earning the competition’s highest honors year after year, Washington will host the national contest’s symposium in 2020.

Police Push for Prompt Calls on Noise Issues
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

Union police and city officials are encouraging a resident complaining about noise to act immediately instead of waiting several days.

St. Clair Woman Hurt In Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

A St. Clair woman was injured in a car crash Tuesday, June 5.

Two Sullivan Residents Injured In Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

Two Sullivan residents were injured in a car crash Monday, June 11.

Drive-In Movie Set For July 21 in St. Clair
Missourian — Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

A drive-in movie with a children’s car show will be at site of the former airport Saturday, July 21.

Woman Assaults Business Employee
Missourian — Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

A Union woman accused of striking a woman and pulling her hair, was charged with the alleged crime.

Emmaus Homes Makes Donation to TEMCO
Missourian — Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

TEMCO Industries has come a long way since it converted an unused dairy barn into a sheltered workshop for adults with developmental disabilities 50 years ago. On Tuesday, June 5, the organization’s buildings and nearly 4 acres were donated to…

City Sells Dump Truck to Bland
Missourian — Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

A Union dump truck will soon have a new home.


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