Area News

Judge Rejects Plea Deal in Murder Case
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

Presiding Circuit Judge Gael D. Wood Friday rejected the plea deals for two county residents accused in the death of a former drug counselor.

College Heads Discuss Options in Warren County — State Rep. Wants Branch in Area
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

Discussions are ongoing on the possibility of a community college branch opening in Warren County.

Study Finds No Speeding Issues On South Point
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

A speed study on South Point Road raised no red flags for the Washington Traffic Commission.

Art Glass Company Now in Pacific — Located at 214 South Fourth Street
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

A veteran colored glass artist recently moved his family glass restoration and creation business — Art Glass Unlimited — to Pacific.

Pacific Woman Charged With Heroin Delivery
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

A Pacific woman has been charged in connection to a heroin overdose Saturday.

Some Washington Residents Oppose Short-Term Rentals
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

Residents in two neighborhoods again spoke out at Washington City Hall against proposed vacation rentals by owners (VRBOs).

Big Turnout for 12th Annual Run to Read n Sponsored by The Missourian, YMCA
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

The setting was ideal Saturday, Oct. 14, for the 12th annual Run to Read, said Dawn Kitchell, one of the organizers.

City Considering Cost Share for Sewer Project
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

The city of Washington is exploring a possible cost share for a sewer line extension project.

Union Aldermen Give Nod to Tree Inventory Project
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

The Union board of aldermen last week agreed to work cooperatively with the Missouri Department of Conservation on a Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant.

Union Aldermen Amend Industrial Zoning Code — Resolve Conflict, Expand Buffer Options
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

The board of aldermen recently approved two changes to the industrial zoning code.

Washington Men Charged In Burglaries in County
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

Two Washington men have been charged in three burglaries Thursday in Franklin County.

PHS Drama Group to Present ‘The Boy Friend’
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

The Pacific High School (PHS) drama group will present five performances of Sandy Wilson’s 1950s musical, “The Boy Friend,” Nov. 2-5.

Highway 47 Lane Closure Friday
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

Crews will close one lane on the Highway 47 bridge across the Missouri River Friday, Oct. 20 between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Flaggers will direct traffic through the closure.

Woman Charged With Child Abuse - In Alleged Assault
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

A Union woman has been charged following the alleged assault of a 13-year-old girl.

St. Clair VFW October Events
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

Below are a list of October events for the St. Clair VFW.

School Health, Wellness Topic at MVR-III Board Meeting
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

The Meramec Valley School Board were scheduled to hear a report on what the district does to keep students and staff healthy at its Oct. 17 meeting.

Halloween Display Lights Up the Street — One of Six Displays
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

Six times a year, one yard in Pacific becomes an outdoor gallery for holiday inflatable creatures, fictional and imaginary.

Hillhouse to Receive Achievement Award - Recent Liver Failure Diagnosis
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

Former Franklin County presiding commissioner and longtime Meramec Valley R-III Superintendent Dr. Ed Hillhouse says he is at peace with his recent diagnosis of liver failure as he waits on the transplant list.

Union Shop With a Cop Program Nearly Triples This Year
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

The Badge of Hope Ministries Shop With a Cop program is nearly tripling in its second year.

Rep. Paul Curtman Not Running for U.S. Senate - Sets Sights on Auditor Instead
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

Three months after creating an exploratory committee for a U.S. Senate run against incumbent Claire McCaskill, State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, is calling it quits.

Ordinances to Close St. Clair Regional Airport on Agenda; Tentative Closing November 1
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

Mayor Ron Blum will sign two ordinances with regard to the closure of the St. Clair Regional Airport at Thursday’s board of aldermen meeting.

Historic Fred Schnier Building in Downtown Washington Gets Major Facelift
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

The restoration of the historic Fred Schnier Building at 10 W. Second St. is nearly complete, according to co-owner Pat Peterson.

Pacific Official: City’s Zoning Codes Are Confusing
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

City zoning codes and land use regulations can be confusing to city staff and developers, according to City Administrator Steve Roth.

Permit for Auto Repair Facility Gets Approval - Neighbors Object to Plan
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

The Washington City Council Monday approved a special use permit for an auto care facility despite objections from nearby residents calling for more detailed plans.

Judge Wood to Retire From Bench Friday - After 17 Years
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017

In Judge Gael D. Wood’s 17 years on the bench, he has made many difficult decisions that have impacted the lives of many.


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