Area News

Open Storage Ordinance Revised
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

Union’s open storage ordinance has been revised following a lengthy review with the goal to clarify the code.

Closure on Ramp from Highway 50 to I-44
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

The ramp from Highway 50 to eastbound Interstate 44 will be closed from 4-8 a.m. Saturday, April 21.

Chamber Still Accepting Fair Queen Applications
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

The Washington Town & Country Fair is accepting applications for the 2018 Fair Queen Contest.

Planning to Maintain EMA Services Begins - During Construction Project
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

The journey to a new jail/EMS facility began with one big step Monday as county officials met to determine what’s next.

Central Principal Excited For Modular Unit Phaseout
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

With a “yes” vote on Prop Wildcats, a $27 million no-tax increase bond issue, Central Elementary administrators are looking forward to a day where all of their students will be under one roof.

Hammack Ready to Serve Fourth Term; ‘Law Enforcement Is Like a Family’
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

Incumbent Police Chief Bill Hammack was sworn in Monday night, April 16, for another four-year term.

St. Clair Students Donate Items to Humane Society
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

St. Clair Yearbook and English I classes taught by Jennifer Moore donated hundreds of dollars worth of pet supplies to the Franklin County Humane Society.

Union Agrees to Sell Dump Truck
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

The city of Bland is going to get a new truck, courtesy of the city of Union.

BBQ, Bikes, Blues Downtown
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

It will be a festival for the senses this weekend in Downtown Washington with live blues music, food stands, a sanctioned barbecue competition, bike show and an adjoining vintage market.

WHS Scholar Bowl Team Wins District Title
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

Washington High School hosted the MSHSAA Class 4 District 5 Scholar Bowl Tournament Saturday, April 14.

Union Board Weighs Little League Request
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

Union aldermen want more information on a proposed Little League baseball tournament before backing the plan.

Second Annual Road Home Is Friday at UHS
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

The Road Home, a homelessness awareness and simulation event, will be held this Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, at Union High School.

Chief Ending Career - Halmich To Retire
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

Washington Fire Chief Bill Halmich is set to retire from the department July 3.

Short Marks 35th Year Of Ophthalmology Here
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

Ophthalmologist Dr. Howard Short, MD, FACS, marks his 35th anniversary of eye care service in Washington Wednesday, April 18.

Downtown Rehab Project Given Nod
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

The Washington City Council Monday approved an ordinance authorizing a building rehabilitation agreement with a downtown business owner.

St. Clair Aldermen Approve New Park, Gym Rental Forms
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

The St. Clair Board of Aldermen approved a resolution that included new forms and fees for park and gym rentals, and street closures for festivals/ events.

St. Clair Girls Basketball Signups Due May 3
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

Girls basketball camp will be May 29-31 at St. Clair High School.

Jail Upgrade Is First Phase - With Prop P Revenue
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 19, 2018

County officials are in agreement, the new portion of the adult detention facility is priority one and will be the first new construction completed on the $30.8 million county jail upgrade and renovations.

Lonedell Students Head to State Council Convention; Principal Wins Award
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

Lonedell R-XIV students attended the 70th Annual Missouri State Student Council Convention in Lebanon March 8-10 for the first time.

New St. Clair Website Launches
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

The new city of St. Clair website is up and running.

Man Dies From Drug Overdose — Third Death in 2018
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

A 35-year-old man is the third person to die from a drug overdose in Union in 2018.

St. Clair American Legion Events for April
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

Below is a list of April events for the St. Clair American Legion.

New Haven Man Charged With Rape
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

A New Haven man is charged with raping a woman as she screamed for help last week.

Chilly Opening Day For Farmers’ Market - Open Every Saturday Through October
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

It was a chilly opening Saturday morning for the Washington Farmers’ Market, but people seemed thrilled to be back, said Amanda Griesheimer, marketing director for the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Man Arrested After Pointing Gun at Woman
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

A Washington man was arrested Sunday after allegedly loading a handgun and pointing it at a woman.


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