Area News

Lonedell Woman Injured in Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

A Lonedell woman was injured after striking a utility pole with her vehicle Saturday, Dec. 9, in Jefferson County.

Manuel Is Chamber Citizen of the Year — First Person to Call if Help Needed
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

Pam Manuel is president of the Pacific Lions Club, secretary of St. Bridget of Kildare Parish and is the first person to call when anyone needs help.

Guidelines Issued for Upcoming Electionn Clerk Does Not Determine Eligibility
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

As filing opens this week for individuals who want their names placed on the ballot for the April 6 municipal election, the city clerk has issued guidelines relating to filing procedures.

St. Clair Grad Completes Basic Military Training
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Henry G. Schuermann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Historical Society Has New Books Available - Children’s Book, ‘Price’s Raid’
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

The Washington Historical Society has two new books available for purchase prior to Christmas.

Freitag Files for ECC Board
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

The first candidate has filed for the East Central College Board of Trustees for the April election.

City Looks to Extend Pool Contract
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

Midwest Pool Management will likely be in charge of Washington’s pool again next summer.

Pacific Alderman: Sidewalks Are Not Wheelchair Friendly
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

Twenty-five years after the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), some Pacific sidewalks are still unfriendly to wheelchairs, according to Alderman Steve Myers.

Judge Imposes Sanctions, Fine Against Plaintiff In Suit Against County Counselor
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

In what he calls a “travesty of justice,” Villa Ridge resident Art LeBeau will now have to pay $1,950 in legal fees and will pay even more once fines are assessed.

Council Approves Stormwater Contract At Industrial Park
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

The construction bid for improvements to the Schulze Industrial Park stormwater detention system funded through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) was awarded last week.

St. Clair Scenic Regional Library Announces Upcoming Activities
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 15, 2017

Below is a list of activities at the St. Clair Scenic Regional Library for December and January.

St. Clair Teen Injured In Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

A St. Clair teen was injured in a car crash Monday, Dec. 11.

Sullivan Teen Injured in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

A Sullivan teen was injured in a one-car crash Nov. 30.

Board Approves Permit For Short-Term Lodging
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

A Lake Sherwood couple was given first-round approval Monday to operate a short-term rental on East Third Street in Washington.

Beaufort Slated to Get New Gym, Classrooms in Facility Plan
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

Earlier this year Beaufort Elementary filled its last open classroom after an unexpected influx of kindergarten students were registered a day before school began.

City’s Last Flood Issue Resolved — Homeowners Won’t Pursue Buyout Grant
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

The city of Union is officially finished with flood-related work after the third-highest recorded flooding hit Union in early May.

No Classes at Augusta Elementary Friday
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

Augusta Elementary will not be in session Friday, Dec. 15, due to a high number of cases of flu and flu like symptoms.

Pacific Aldermen OK Flood Mitigation Study
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

Aldermen approved an agreement to spend $107,000 on a study to mitigate flooding at the city’s sewer treatment plant, drinking water facilities, the East Osage retail plaza and the residential and business area south of the railroad tracks.

Washington Planning Board OKs Transfer Station Permit
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission Monday approved a special use permit to operate a transfer station adjacent to the city landfill.

Pacific Chamber, Partnership Recognize Volunteers — At Joint Holiday Social
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

It was an evening of recognition as the Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce and Pacific Partnership handed out plaques and awards for community volunteers Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Eagles Hall.

City of Union Again Receives Clean Audit Report
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

The city of Union received an “unmodified” opinion on its financial statements for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

Schatz Files 10-Cent Fuel Tax Hike Proposal, Files 22 Bills for 2018 Session
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

It may be a busy six months for State Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, as he faces a re-election run while setting an aggressive legislative agenda for 2018.

Dana's Shaved Ice Food Drive December 16
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

Dana’s Shaved Ice will host its fourth annual food drive Saturday, Dec. 16, from 1-4 p.m.

Pay Raises Approved for Three Pacific Offices
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

After identifying an oversight when raises were included in the recent budget, aldermen approved pay raises for the police chief, collector and municipal judge Dec. 5.

Washington City Council Approves Fire Station, ISO Study
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 14, 2017

Washington City Council members last week approved a proposal to conduct a fire station location and Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating study.


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