Area News

Hearing Set for Former Hermann Pizza Cook - Allegedly Spit on Chief’s Food
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A judge was assigned Tuesday in the case against a Gerald man who allegedly harassed the Hermann Police Chief and his daughters.

Plan Board Tables Plat For Labadie Development
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A preliminary plat for a proposed development in Labadie was tabled Tuesday night by the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission.

Transportation Money Dispersed n Oak Grove Nets Highest
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The village of Oak Grove Village will receive more county transportation money in 2017 than any of the other 10 entities on the county-wide committee.

Mayor Says Intersection Is Not Safe - Wants No Parking Ordinance
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

Mayor Jeff Palmore questioned the delay in dealing with motorist visibility at the intersection of South First and Orleans streets saying it’s time for the city to take action.

School Board to Review Pay Raises
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The Washington School Board is expected to adopt new salary and benefit schedules for staff at its meeting Wednesday night.

East Central College Trustees Agree Faculty Salaries Need Review
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

East Central College trustees agree the faculty salary schedule needs to be more competitive.

Washington District Open for Total Eclipsen ‘Great Learning Opportunity’
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The Washington School District will not only be in session Monday, Aug. 21, the day of the Total Solar Eclipse, but learning activities that center around the event are being developed at each building.

Urges City to Plan for Eclipse
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

Thousands of people will pour into Pacific to witness the Monday, Aug. 21, solar eclipse and they will need basic services, according to a concerned citizen.

Washington Native Will Head Shaw Nature Reserve
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The Missouri Botanical Garden has named Dr. Quinn Long director of Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit.

Local Tick Virus Case Now Worldwide Topic
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A story first reported by The Missourian two weeks ago, has now circled the globe and shed light on a little known virus and one of its first victims.

Hillhouse to Remain at Meramec Valley
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

Dr. Ed Hillhouse said he will serve a second year as interim superintendent of the Meramec Valley R-III School District, ending his employment June 30, 2018.

St. Clair's Cash Assets Up, Debt Down
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The city’s cash assets have increased and bond indebtedness has decreased, according to Travis Dierker, city administrator.

Multiple Lane Closures This Weekend, Next Week
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced several work zones and lane closures in Franklin County for this weekend and the first part of next week.

Cooling Centers Available To County Residents
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

Officials are urging residents without air conditioning to visit a cooling center.

Chef Helps Team Win National Culinary Title
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

A former Washington resident recently coached a culinary team to victory in a national competition July 9-13.

City Building Permits Up Slightly From Last Year
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

The number of building permits issued by the city’s building department was up slightly from last year at the same time, with a total of 135 permits this June, compared to 128 in June 2016.

Pacific Students Members Of Solar Car Design Team
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s solar car design team placed eighth in the Formula Sun Grand Prix.

Liberty Field Flood Cleanup Expands Park - About 15,000 Square Feet Cleared
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

Work to remove flood debris from Liberty Field had the unexpected consequence of expanding the park’s surface.

Property Deemed A Nuisance Is Under Contract
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

A property deemed a nuisance by Union officials is under contract to be sold.

Security Cameras Upgraded in Schools — Union School District to Bolster Safety Measures
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

The Union R-XI administration team is looking to tighten up security measures at some of the district schools this summer through several projects, including a possible electronic sign-in system.

City Entrance Needs to Have Landscaping - Resident Says at Open House
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

A Pacific resident wants to know who is responsible for landscaping, or the lack of it, at the city’s entrance.

Arand Retires From Union Parks Director Post
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

After nearly nine years with the city of Union, Parks Director Kevin Arand will punch out for the last time this Friday, July 21.

Main Street Project Making Progress
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

Plans to revitalize Downtown Pacific with a Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC) grant has moved into the next stage.

Washington Fair Run, Walk, Kids Dash July 29
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

The 22nd annual Washington Town and Country Fair run/walk will take place Saturday, July 29, at 7 a.m. beginning at the North Lakeshore Drive Pavilion on Veterans Drive, behind the Main Stage.

In Bloom Committee Confident After Visit - Judges ‘Impressed’ by Washington
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

Washington in Bloom officials are feeling confident after a visit from two professional volunteer judges from the America in Bloom (AIB) national awards program.


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— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969