Area News

Highest Ranking Female Sheriff’s Deputy Retires - In Charge of Communications
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

After more than 31 years, the highest ranking female in the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is hanging up her cuffs.

St. Clair Junior High Honor Roll for Second Quarter
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

The following students have made the St. Clair Junior High School second quarter A and B honor roll list.

Humane Society Wraps Up Campaign
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

The Franklin County Humane Society is wrapping up its third annual Friends of FCHS Annual Giving campaign.

Spotlight on Black History in Pacific — February Is Black History Month
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

February marks the annual observance of Black History in the U.S. The Missourian wants to take this opportunity to spotlight some of the institutions and individuals who are part of Pacific’s history.

Commissioners Grateful For Prop P Cooperationn From Law Enforcement, Civic Leaders
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

With the approval of a commission order officially placing Proposition P on the April ballot, the Franklin County Commission breathed a short sigh of relief before the next phase of referendum passage begins.

Union: Superintendent Looks Forward To Great Year
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

Union Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold said the district spent 2017 taking steps toward a better future.

Union Parks Director Highlights Successes, Looks Ahead
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

The Union Parks Department had a very good year.

Friday Headliners Announced for Fair - Red Dirt Triple Threat
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

In a change from tradition, the Washington Town & Country Fair has made its first entertainment announcement for 2018 — a Red Dirt triple feature on Friday night.

Expansion Planned at United Bank of Union
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

A familiar building in downtown Union is about to get a serious makeover.

R-XIII Board Discusses Water Break, Capital Projects, Moren At January Meeting
Missourian — Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018

A water pipe break, a stipend, capital projects and more were discussed during the St. Clair R-XIII School Board meeting Thursday, Jan. 11.

Washington Issues 105 Building Permits In December
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

There were 105 building permits issued in December 2017 with a total estimated construction cost of $1,140,164.66.

Washington Public Works Seeks New Air Scrubber
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

Washington’s treatment plant should have a new permanent air scrubber some time this year.

Union: City, Softball Association Agree to Field Use Terms
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

The Union Girls Softball Association is the second of three leagues to sign a cooperative agreement with the city of Union.

Franklin County Fair Chairman: Changes Will Improve Event
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

Franklin County Fair Chairman Robby Keen said the Fair Board is excited for the changes to this year’s event.

Public Hearing on Tech, Sewage Facility Tuesday — Could Bring 300 New Jobs
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

A planned complex to house a technology and sewage facility construction firm that could bring 300 new jobs to Pacific will be discussed at a public hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Former Mayor Hirschl Died Sunday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

Former Washington mayor Richard “Dick” Hirschl — who volunteered in numerous capacities over several decades — died Sunday.

Update: Details Released in Fatal Crash on Highway 47 Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

An 18-year-old Wentzville man, Cohlin Tindle, was killed in a three-car crash on Highway 47 South Wednesday afternoon.

Registration Begins January 22 for St. Clair Preschool Program
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

St. Clair Elementary preschool registration starts Monday, Jan. 22.

Positive Results for St. Clair Freshmen Due to Intensive Care Program
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

Among the freshmen class at St. Clair High School, there has been a significant decrease in the number of failing grades compared to this time last year due to the school’s Intensive Care Unit for academics program.

St. Clair Farmers Market Meeting
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

A St. Clair Farmers Market meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 17, starting at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in a meeting room at Burger King. Anyone is welcome to come and share ideas for improving the market. Burger King…

Tickets Still Available For Chamber Benefit
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

There is still time to join the fifth annual Pianos for a Purpose benefit dinner and music show.

Charges Filed in Homicide
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

A 24-year-old man was charged Monday in the shooting death of Darrell L. Johnson in the Robertsville area.

Hillsboro Man Killed in Crash on Interstate 44
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

A Hillsboro man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Franklin County.

Longtime Local, State Leader Dies — Ralph Smith Served Two Governors
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2018

Ralph N. Smith, Union, a former Franklin County presiding commissioner who later served on the staff of Govs. Kit Bond and John Ashcroft, passed away Sunday.

Union Police Chief: More Reports, Arrests in 2017
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 14, 2018

The total number of reports filed by Union police officers was up slightly in 2017 compared to the past several years.


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