Area News

Presidential Primaries May Be Eliminated — Official Says Unnecessary
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 16, 2019

In Missouri presidential candidates are chosen by caucuses at the county level, which renders individual primary election votes moot.

Man Charged After Fleeing From Police
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 16, 2019

A Pacific man was charged after fleeing on foot from a traffic stop and hiding from police in St. Clair.

ECC Trustees Approve Budget
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 16, 2019

An $18,174,084 general operating budget for fiscal year 2020 at East Central College was approved Monday night by the board of trustees. It will take effect July 1.

nion Man Charged With Fleeing From Police, Possession of Stolen Firearm
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 16, 2019

An anonymous tip lead to charges against a Union man who nearly caused multiple crashes while fleeing arrest.

Scenic Regional Library Awarded Big Read Grant — To Present Free Programs, Book Discussions in Three Counties
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 16, 2019

Scenic Regional Library has been awarded a prestigious NEA Big Read grant.

Business Permits Approved By St. Clair Plan Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

The St. Clair Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit for an adult day care at Monday’s meeting.

Ashcroft Rejects Petitions — Defends Actions During County Visit
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says he is following the law and the duty of his office by rejecting three recent initiative petitions from groups asking to allow the voters of Missouri to decide the abortion question directly.

St. Clair Aldermen to Vote on Pot Ordinance
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

Two public hearings are set to take place before Monday’s St. Clair Board of Aldermen meeting regarding a conditional use permit at 6:40 p.m. and medical marijuana zoning amendments at 6:45 p.m.

Washington Avenue to Reopen Soon
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

The first phase of a railroad project in Union is moving along and expected to be wrapped up early next week.

Bridge Will Be Replaced Next Summer
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

City officials announced that the bridge on Denton Road south of Fourth Street will be completely replaced next summer.

County Man Shoots Gun In Air to Scare Children
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

A 22-year-old Union man was charged for allegedly firing a handgun in the air for “picking on his brother.”

Seeking Nominations for Crawford Electric Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

The start of the open nomination period for Crawford Electric consumer-members who want to run for the co-op’s board of directors is Thursday, June 13.

Preliminary Plat on Agenda For County Plan Board Meeting
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

A preliminary plat for a subdivision is on the Franklin County Planning and Zoning agenda for Tuesday night’s meeting.

Blues Win Has Special Meaning for One Family — Late Wife, Mother Predicted Outcome
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

Incredible. Pandemonium. Unbelievable.

Free Fireworks Show Planned For June 29 - Due to Malfunction Last Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

After a mishap last year, Pacific residents and downtown car show patrons will be treated to a bigger fireworks exhibit this year at a reduced cost.

Federal Sting Generates 27 Local Cases — Online Predators
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is boasting the takedown of nearly 1,700 child predators during an operation that spanned the country.

Charges Filed Against Second Burglary Suspect — For Breaking Into Concession Stand
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

A second person was charged for his role in the burglary of a Washington concession stand, and property damage at a park bathroom, authorities said.

Berger Man, Former Clerk Accused of Selling Meth
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

Berger police allege that a man living with the city clerk had been selling meth from the home where 12 firearms were seized.

Mercy Nurse Retires After 46 Years of Service
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

Marie Lingenfelter, LPN, has retired after a 46-year career at Mercy Hospital Washington.

City, School Officer Contract On Agenda
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

The Washington City Council Monday is poised to renew an agreement with the Washington School District for three school resource officers.

School District Receives Governance Team Award — At Leadership Summit
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

The Washington School District has received the Missouri School Boards’ Association 2019 Governance Team Award.

Dog Park Open Now To Users’ Discretion — More Rain in Forecast Next Week
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

Washington Parks Department staff members spent Wednesday morning removing sandbags from the culvert pipe across from the South Point Bark Park in an attempt to drain the flooded field.

New City Park to Have Bigfoot Display - Tourism Commission to Help With Design
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 15, 2019

A new city park where visitors can get up close and personal with a replica of a Bigfoot 4x4 Monster Truck is in the works.

Pacific Man Charged
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 14, 2019

A Pacific man was charged after fleeing on foot from a traffic stop and hiding from police in St. Clair.

Well House No. 9 Will Soon Be Operational — In the Next Three Weeks
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 14, 2019

Washington’s Well House No. 9 should be up and running in the next three weeks according to Public Works Superintendent Kevin Quaethem.


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