Area News

Hill, Sullentrup Named National Merit Finalists - Seniors at Washington High School
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 21, 2018

Washington High School seniors Ryan Hill and Anna Sullentrup are among the approximately 15,000 finalists nationwide in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

St. Clair School Board OKs Bid for New Bleachers
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 21, 2018

The St. Clair R-XIII School Board approved a bid to replace the junior high and high school bleachers.

SCHS Press Box Designs Discussed; Architect Firm to Survey District Campuses
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 21, 2018

The St. Clair R-XIII School District Board members received updates on a couple of projects managed by FMB Architects.

Woman Suspected of Aiding Escapee Arrested
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 21, 2018

A county woman wanted for allegedly aiding an escaped inmate was taken into custody Monday following a police pursuit.

Free Meal For St. Clair Community February 20
Missourian — Posted on Monday February 19, 2018

The Missionaries of Fatima will hold a free community meal Tuesday Feb. 20, at the KC Hall in St. Clair starting at 5 p.m. The Missionaries of Fatima hold free dinners every third Tuesday of the month. The event is…

‘Souper Bowl’ Helps Agape House
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 18, 2018

Members of the Truman Elementary School Care Team make their presence felt among fellow students with creative community service projects.

WHS Holds Pep Assembly For Athletes - Statebound
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 18, 2018

Washington High School held a pep assembly Wednesday for the wrestling, girls swimming and dance teams who are all headed to state competition.

Washington in Need of Officers
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 18, 2018

The help wanted sign is once again out in front of the Washington Police Station.

ECC Slashes Majority of Course Fees — Will Take Effect Next School Year
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 18, 2018

The majority of East Central College students who currently pay course fees will see a decrease in the amount they owe starting next academic year.

Council to Review IT Department Requests
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 18, 2018

The Washington City Council will review three ordinances for equipment and other purchases for the city’s IT department.

Power of Purse Event March 8 At Eagles Hall
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 18, 2018

Plans are underway for the 2018 Pacific Power of the Purse to be held Thursday, March 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the Pacific Eagles Hall, 707 W. Congress.

New Wastewater Plant Blower Saving Energy
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

Early results of a new blower at the city’s wastewater treatment plant have been positive so far.

Union: City Reviews Possible STP Grant Opportunities
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

City officials are reviewing possible roadway improvement projects to submit for a Surface Transportation Project (STP) grant through the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.

Plan Board OKs Flag Permit — Request to Remove From Tower
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

The city’s planning commission is recommending approval of a special use permit to permanently remove a flag from a disguised cell tower.

Pacific Developer Tries Again to Build Subdivision
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

Pacific Planning and Zoning (P&Z) commissioners say the city should take advantage of the current interest in developing subdivisions in the city to increase rooftops, which they say is what drives retail development — the city’s greatest need.

Ambulance Tax Would Fund New Vehicles - In Marthasville District
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

Marthasville Community Ambulance Chief Ann Cleavelin said if voters approve a 10-cent property tax increase, the ambulance district will use the funds to purchase one new ambulance and do major upgrades on another.

Hearing Pending on Bill Banning Synthetic Urine — Support Building From Prosecutors
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

State Rep. Nate Tate, R-St. Clair, has garnered support from prosecutors and other groups for his bill banning synthetic human urine.

School Official Recalls Car Crash Experience At Lonedell School Assembly
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

Aug. 1, 2015, is a date David Heeb will remember for the rest of his life.

Future of Dutzow Post Office Uncertain
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

Dutzow residents have until the end of the month to identify a new property to keep a U.S. Post Office in town.

Developer to Present Plans to P&Z
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

A Pacific area man is scheduled to present his plans for a market and multifamily development at the next Franklin County Planning and Zoning meeting.

Washington Police Chief Says Prop P Would Help Hiring, Retention
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

For Washington Police Chief Ed Menefee, something needs to be done to stop the stream of officers leaving his department.

Educators Say Safety Top Priority — In Wake of Another School Shooting
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

In the wake of another shooting that left 17 dead at a Florida high school Wednesday, local educators say they’re doing many things to keep students safe and are always reviewing safety protocols.

CDC: Flu Shot Only 36 Percent Effective
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

Even if you got a flu shot this year, there is a 64 percent chance you’ll still get the flu.

Final Fair Concert Announcement Postponed to Friday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

The Saturday night concert for the Washington Town & Country Fair will now be announced next Friday, according to Amanda Griesheimer, marketing director for the Fair and Chamber.

Parade Grand Marshal Nominations Sought — By Washington Fair Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 17, 2018

It may be February, but planning is already underway for the Washington Town & Country Fair Parade, scheduled for Sunday, July 29.


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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