Area News

Library Card Reciprocal Agreement Now in Place
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 19, 2019

The Washington Public Library’s reciprocal agreement with the St. Charles City-County Library will be in place as of Wednesday, May 15.

Organizers Call Teen Drug Summit a Success
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 19, 2019

The first countywide teen drug summit that encouraged students to never try drugs, “Not even once,” has been deemed a success by organizers.

Secor to Be New Middle School Assistant Principal
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 19, 2019

Stacey Secor has been named the new assistant principal at Washington Middle School.

Union Men Charged With Burglary, Stealing
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 19, 2019

Two Union men were charged Wednesday for breaking into a barn and stealing $3,000 in camera equipment and a revolver.

MoDOT Denies Lower Speed Limit Request
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 18, 2019

Police Chief Matt Mansell said the Missouri Transportation Department will not lower the speed limit on a stretch of Route 66 that local officials feel is dangerous.

Sheriff Urges Motorists To Pay Attention to Road
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 18, 2019

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is aggressively educating the public about the dangers of distracted driving as the number of fatal crashes climbs.

Beaufort School Project More Than Half Done
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 18, 2019

The Beaufort Elementary construction project is considered 65 percent complete.

Street Improvements To Aid Truck Traffic
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 18, 2019

A joint improvement project between MoDOT and the city of Pacific could see wider turning lanes on North First Street as it enters Osage that would improve traffic flow.

WHS Teen Arrested For Threat — Second This Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 18, 2019

To narrow down the suspects from a May 6 bomb threat at Washington High School, investigators again reviewed surveillance footage from school hallways.

Sewer District Problems Continue
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

Pacific officials say they want the Brush Creek Sewer District to revisit its efforts to reduce stormwater infiltration into its main line and control the volume discharged into the Pacific sewer system.

St. Clair Only District to Arm Staff
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

School officials in Franklin County say they will be watching closely as the St. Clair School District implements a program to allow a limited number of faculty and staff to be trained to serve as armed protection officers.

Art Fair, Winefest Is Downtown This Weekend
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

The 38th annual Art Fair & Winefest in Downtown Washington this weekend will offer something for everyone.

UHS Class of 2019 Celebrates Graduation
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

The Union High School class of 2019 students are officially graduates.

Former Sporlan Plant On EPA Priority List — Cleanup Will Be Expedited
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

A hazardous waste site in Washington has been added to a federal priority list that could expedite cleanup.

Downtown Washington To Host Cleanup Day — Volunteers Are Being Sought
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

Downtown Washington Inc. will present the 10th annual Cleanup Day Saturday, June 8, from 8 to 11 a.m. in historic Downtown Washington.

Robertsville Mason Receives 50-Year Pin
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

At the May 7 regular meeting of Robertsville Masonic Lodge, Charles Alfred Watters was presented with his 50-year pin.

City Seeks Teams for Locust Street Project — To Develop Workforce Housing
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

The city of Washington is seeking a design and construction team for the Locust Street Redevelopment project to attract first-time homebuyers and young professionals.

Poor Boyz Is In Compliance With St. Clair City Codes
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

Poor Boyz Recycling is no longer in violation of a conditional use permit issued by the city over five years ago.

Cosmetology College Gets Fresh Look, New Name — Under New Ownership
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

The Cosmetology College of Franklin County is now operating under a new name. Evolve Beauty Academy changed owners last year and officially opened under the new name and ownership in April.

Commission Approves VHF Radio Application
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

The Franklin County Commission approved the execution of an application for VHF radio frequencies in the county to be used for emergency services.

East Central Student Graduates 35 Years Later — Alongside Her Sister
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

Marcy Baker started college in 1985. She was the first member of her family to attend.

Aldermen Want Promised Bleachers at Liberty Field — City Will Assist With Purchase
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

Saying they want the promised Liberty Field bleachers for the 2019 event season, aldermen agreed to kick in part of the cost when the Partnership proceeds fell short.

Candlewick Lane Will Be Improved
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

After more than 15 years of pleading for improvements on their street, residents of Candlewick Lane will see concrete trucks on their street in the coming weeks.

Missouri Hospitals Deliver Significant Economic Value — Support Nearly 310,000 Jobs
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

Missouri hospitals’ day-to-day operations and capital spending directly and indirectly supported nearly 310,000 jobs in Missouri, and deliver more than $19.3 billion in labor income, wages and benefits to Missourians.

Annual Trail Day to Be Held June 5 — For Seniors, People Who Are Physically Disabled
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 17, 2019

The 15th annual Riverfront Trail Day for senior citizens and anyone who is physically disabled will be held Wednesday, June 5, at the Washington Fairgrounds. A rain date has been set for June 6.


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