Area News

St. Clair Principals Share Curriculum Data For English Language Assessments
Missourian — Posted on Monday March 25, 2019

St. Clair School principals shared English language assessments for the second quarter during a March meeting.

Increase in Drug Use Linked to STD Rise — In Franklin County, Statewide
Missourian — Posted on Monday March 25, 2019

The Franklin County Health Department is strengthening its efforts to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases in multiple populations, including drug users.

Area Residents Hurt in Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Monday March 25, 2019

Five Area residents were injured in a car crash Sunday, March 24, in Jefferson County.

Schwartze Named CFM New Executive Director
Missourian — Posted on Monday March 25, 2019

Conservation Federation of Missouri’s President Gary Van De Velde announces the selection of Tyler Schwartze as CFM’s new executive director.

Cities Hear Pot Zoning Questions — For Medical Marijuana
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 24, 2019

Potential marijuana dispensary operators are making their rounds throughout the county seeking information about opening up shop.

Washington Smiles to Offer Free Dental Day — For Veterans in the Community
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 24, 2019

Washington Smiles will host its ninth annual free Dental Day for Veterans Saturday, May 11, at 8 a.m. at 1111 E. Sixth St.

Request Change Of Venue — In 2017 Stabbing
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 24, 2019

A Jefferson County Circuit judge is scheduled to hear a motion for a change of venue in the case against the Union man charged in a 2017 homicide at the Bourbeuse River.

Borgia Senior Selected For Missouri Scholars 100
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 24, 2019

Matthew McGowan, a senior at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, has been selected for the 2019 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2019.

Design Plans Approved For New Law Offices — Firm Moving From Union
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 24, 2019

Ben Hotz of Helfrich Hotz Brandt LLC, Union, presented a design plan for review to the Washington Historic Preservation Commission.

City Cellphone Ban Finalized
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

It is now unlawful for city employees to talk or text on cellphones when driving for work, unless they can do so hands-free.

MoDOT Preps for Blast
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

Lightning is the only thing that could delay the demolition of the old Highway 47 bridge at Washington Thursday, April 4.

United Way to Host Power of the Purse — In Washington, New Haven
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

The Franklin County Area United Way will host its annual Power of the Purse event Thursday, April 11, at the Washington KC Hall.

Proposition P Tax Revenue Is Increasing — $2 Million Collected
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

In the first two months of 2019, the Franklin County Proposition P sales tax has already generated more than $1 million in revenues for law enforcement salaries and renovations to the adult detention and 911 centers.

Flashing Signs May Be Used To Slow Traffic - Near Schools, Neighborhood
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

The city public works commissioner is reviewing the cost of flashing traffic signs to slow traffic near schools and in one neighborhood.

Serendipity Beyond Design Finds Home in Washington — At Former Fern & Sycamore Building
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

Ginger Vaughn opened Serendipity Beyond Design in 2006. She started the business out of her home, but that only lasted a year.

Washington Historic Preservation Commission OKs Building Design — For Roettger Building on Front Street
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

A mandatory review, mandatory compliance design plan for the historic Roettger building on 120 W. Front St. in Downtown Washington was approved by the Washington Historic Preservation Commission Monday night.

School District Honors Nine Teachers of Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

The Meramec Valley R-III School District recognized its nine building Teachers of the Year at the March 20 board meeting, held in the Pacific High School auditorium.

Design Plans for Property Approved — Now Seeks Council’s Approval
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

The Washington Historic Preservation Commission approved design plans for the Riverfront Limited building on 18 E. Front St. in Washington during its meeting Monday night.

Suspect Charged With Kicking Woman in Chest
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

A 42-year-old man who allegedly kicked a woman in the chest March 19 was charged with assault and trespassing.

City Considers Rules for Medical Pot - For Growing, Processing, Dispensing
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

Pacific has begun studies to craft legislation for the growing, processing and dispensing of medical cannabis (marijuana) in the city, according to City Administrator Steve Roth.

Missouri River to Rise Again
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 23, 2019

Flooding isn’t done for the Missouri River at Washington.

Board Backs Beaufort Plan Expansion — Will Abate Entire Building
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 22, 2019

The scope of the Beaufort Elementary improvement project just got bigger.

Bond Report Better Than First Expected
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 22, 2019

The city of Washington will save about double than what was first expected with the refinancing of bonds.

Update: Four Killed in Crash On Highway 47 South of Union
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 22, 2019

Four people were killed in a multi-vehicle crash Friday afternoon just south of Union.

City Council Approves Final Plat for Panda Express
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 22, 2019

The Washington City Council gave the nod Monday night to a final plat for property where a Panda Express restaurant is proposed.


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