Area News

Action Postponed On Used Car Lot — After Questions Raised
Missourian — Posted on Monday February 18, 2019

Action on a conditional use permit (CUP) to turn an abandoned bowling alley building and lot into a used vehicle center was postponed after commissioners raised questions about the appearance of the future business.

Authorities Search for Men Who Flash Rifle at Driver
Missourian — Posted on Monday February 18, 2019

Authorities are searching for two men suspected of stealing a vehicle in Union and attempting to stop a second motorist Thursday. The suspects allegedly displayed a rifle.

First State Community Bank Promotes Freitag
Missourian — Posted on Monday February 18, 2019

First State Community Bank (FSCB) announces the promotion of John Freitag to executive vice president of FSCB in Washington.

State, Local Officials Welcome Governor — Outside St. Clair Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Monday February 18, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson toured a bridge outside St. Clair Thursday afternoon, marking his first visit to Franklin County since taking office June 1.

Bottom Ash Contract Is Approved — To Deice Roads
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 17, 2019

Franklin County will continue to use controversial “bottom ash” from the Ameren coal-fire power plant during winter weather events.

Ham Club Offering Soldering Class — For Area Youth Groups
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 17, 2019

A Pacific ham club has organized a soldering class with the hope of attracting youngsters to ham radio and to teach new hams how to mend and assemble equipment.

Public Can Tour School This Month — Learn More About Prop S
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 17, 2019

Washington School District officials will offer guided tours of South Point Elementary later this month and answer questions about Prop S, the $26 million zero tax-rate increase bond issue that will be on the April 2 ballot.

Citizens’ Academy Launched
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is launching a citizens’ academy to give residents an inside look into law enforcement.

Residents to Attend DNR Coal Ash Hearing
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

About 20 Franklin County residents, many of whom live in the shadow of the Ameren power plant in Labadie, will travel to Jefferson City next week for a hearing on coal ash regulations.

Union: City Block Subdivision Approved
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

A city-owned parcel has officially been divided into two lots but remains unsold.

Fair Unveils Second Main Stage Concert — David Lee Murphy to Perform
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

The Washington Town & Country Fair has announced its second Main Stage act — country music singer and songwriter David Lee Murphy.

Clemco Receives $47,348 Incentive From Ameren — For Energy-Efficiency Renovations
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

Clemco Industries Corp. in Washington recently received a $47,348.12 incentive from Ameren Missouri’s BizSavers program.

Governor: Bridge Worst He’s Seen — During Statewide Tour
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says the bridge over Happy Sac Creek on Highway AD outside St. Clair is the worst one he has seen on his statewide tour thus far.

County Deputies Briefly Involved in Pursuit — Resulted in Two Dead in Illinois
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

Franklin County deputies were involved for a short time in a pursuit into St. Louis County of a kidnapping suspect Tuesday night.

Bank of Sullivan Board Promotes Staff Members
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

The Bank of Sullivan Board of Directors announced the promotion of eight staff members at various branches.

Two Items on County Planning Board Agenda
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 16, 2019

The county planning and zoning meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m.

Union Man Charged With Robbing Gas Station
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

A Union man is facing multiple felony charges following an armed robbery of a gas station in Bourbon.

Scheible Named 2019 St. Louis Chef of Year
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

Washington native Chef Scott Scheible, CEC, executive chef of the Bogey Club in Clayton recently was honored as the 2019 St. Louis Chef of the Year.

College Trustees Approve Course Fees for 2019-20
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

New course fees will be in place for the 2019-20 school year at East Central College.

Plan Board Gives Nod To Rezoning — East Side of Town
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

The rezoning of .53 acre to R-3 multifamily residential on the northwestern corner of the Ninth Street and International intersection was approved Monday.

Pasta House Reopens Following Kitchen Fire
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

The Union Pasta House reopened Thursday more than two weeks after a kitchen fire closed the restaurant.

Pickleball Clinic Moved to March 9
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

A pickleball clinic in Union has been postponed by weather.

Grace’s Place Adds Counseling
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

This past fall, Grace’s Place Crisis Nursery added counseling services to its list of programs to help aid youth in Franklin County.

ECC Scores High on Performance Measures
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

Findings of the latest performance funding measures released by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) shows East Central College has a strong commitment to student success, affordability and graduate outcomes.

Bank Announces Two Promotions
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 15, 2019

First State Community Bank (FSCB) has announced the promotion of Al Baldwin to executive vice president and Tonya Thompson to market services officer at the Pacific branch.


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