Area News

Beaufort Area Store Burglarized
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

Franklin County deputies were dispatched to Honold Hardware Sunday after a report that the Beaufort area business was burglarized.

Parks Board Voted Against Renewing Big Driver Lease
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

The Washington Parks Department voted to not renew the $1 contract it has with L.B. Eckelkamp Jr. and Bonnie J. Eckelkamp for the Big Driver, Washington, during the board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 7.

St. Clair Technology Workshop Is This Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

The St. Clair School District will host its first technology workshop this week.

Mercy Hospitals Earn ‘A’ for Patient Safety — From National Nonprofit Ratings Group
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

Mercy Hospital Washington, Mercy Hospital St. Louis and Mercy Hospital Jefferson were among 10 Mercy hospitals and only 855 hospitals nationally awarded an “A” from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade.

United Way Drive Sets New Record — Raises $1.28 Million in Campaign
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

Franklin County Area United Way officials announced Tuesday that a record $1,287,000 was raised in the 2018 campaign.

Rescued Horses Rehabbing in Union
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday November 14, 2018

The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued 16 severely malnourished horses from a 16-acre property in northwestern Harrison County in northern Missouri last week.

Man Steals Vehicle, Leads Authorities in Pursuit
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday November 13, 2018

A man with ties to the area who was on parole was arrested in a stolen car Tuesday following a pursuit.

ECC Trustees Approve Health Insurance Plan
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday November 13, 2018

The East Central College Board of Trustees approved a new health insurance plan for employees for 2019 during its meeting Monday, Nov. 5.

Trustees Reject Domestic Partner Benefits Policy — At East Central College
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday November 13, 2018

The East Central College Board of Trustees did not approve a policy change to provide benefits for domestic partners during its meeting Monday night.

Seven Candidates Unopposed Tuesday — 60 Percent Voter Turnout
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday November 13, 2018

Despite hundreds of write-in votes Tuesday in the unopposed races for county offices, the winners — new and incumbent — are now solidified.

Minimum Wage Going Up, Roads Have to Wait — Voters Approve Proposition B
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

The voters of Missouri have spoken, approving a hike in the minimum wage, but rejecting propositions to raise taxes on gasoline and one of three medical marijuana questions.

St. Clair Pastor Joins Religious Leaders for Shabbat in St. Louis
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

Members of the clergy and different religious leaders came together in unity Friday, Nov. 2, at a temple in St. Louis in honor of the tragedy that occurred in Pittsburgh. One of the guest speakers was a pastor from St.…

Voters Approve Marijuana, Clean Missouri, Bingo — Voters Weigh In On Amendments
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

Franklin County voters followed the statewide trends Tuesday, approving three referendums involving ethics reform, medical marijuana and bingo games.

Judges Elected in Uncontested Races
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

It was an easy election cycle for judges in the 20th Judicial Circuit with none of them facing opponents in either the primary or general elections.

Sheriff: Pacific Man Threatened Roommate With Knife, Tree Saw
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

A Pacific area man is accused of threatening his roommate with a knife and tree saw at their home.

St. Clair School District to Dismiss at Noon Monday
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

The St. Clair R-XIII School District will dismiss at noon Monday, Nov. 12.

ECC Trustees Approve Two Robot Trainer Bases
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

The East Central College Board of Trustees approved a bid from Rixan Automation, Dayton, Ohio, for the purchase of two robot trainer bases during its meeting Monday, Nov. 5.

Union High School Veterans Program Canceled
Missourian — Posted on Monday November 12, 2018

The Union High School Veterans Day program scheduled for Monday, Nov. 12, has been canceled because of impending inclement weather.

Deadline Tuesday for Comments to EPA on Former Sporlan Plant
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 11, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public comment period ends Tuesday for the proposal to add the Sporlan Valve Plant No. 1 to the federal Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).

Redevelopment Corporation Adopts New Policy Statement
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 11, 2018

The Washington 353 Redevelopment Corporation, an arm of the city, at its annual meeting Wednesday adopted a new policy in regard to its industrial development operations.

GOP Wins Four Seats In House — In This Area
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 11, 2018

Three rookies and one veteran are heading to Jefferson City in January to represent the residents of Franklin County.

Safety Upgrades Sought
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 11, 2018

Several Washington residents asked the Washington Traffic Safety Committee to consider safety upgrades on East Fifth Street near their homes.

Schatz Wins Re-Election, Joins Senate Leadership
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 11, 2018

Just two days after winning re-election to a second term, Republican Dave Schatz, Sullivan, has been selected by his peers to the second highest position in the Missouri Senate.

Sixty Percent Voter Turnout In the County — For Tuesday’s Election
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 10, 2018

Tuesday’s midterm election boasted one of the largest voter turnouts in Franklin County history.

District, South Point Parents Meet — Discuss Gym Repairs, Bond Issue
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 10, 2018

Washington School District officials met with South Point Elementary parents this week to discuss building repairs and the need for a new school facility.


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