Area News

Union: City Moves Toward Litigation for Nuisance Property Cleanup
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

Summonses have been issued to two property owners for violations of the city’s nuisance ordinance.

Cookie Sale December 17
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

St. Clare Daughters of Isabella will sponsor a Christmas cookie sale Sunday, Dec. 17, at the KC Hall from 7-11 a.m.

Washington Parks Department Buying New Tractor, Mower
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

In order to get the best deal on a new utility tractor for the parks department, the city had to act fast.

Gaebe Now Working As Nurse Practitioner At Mercy Clinic-St. Clair
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

Mercy Clinic Family Medicine-St. Clair announces the addition of Rebekah Gaebe, FNP-C, to its provider staff.

Union Aldermen Approve Sidewalk Bid
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

Sidewalks on West State Street and Clark Avenue are awaiting final approval from the Missouri Department of Transportation before work begins.

Incumbents File for Re-Election on Union R-XI School Board
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

Two board members filed to retain their seats Tuesday morning.

Walsh Named Plant Manager at Empac
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

Empac Industrial Resources’ north facility, formerly called Sheltered Workshops, Inc., recently named John Walsh to the position of plant manager.

St. Clair Firefighters Battle Fires Over Weekend
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

On Friday, Dec. 8, St. Clair firefighters responded to a house fire in Lonedell.

St. Clair District to Host Parent Workshop
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

The St. Clair School District will host a parent and community workshop Tuesday, Jan. 2, at the St. Clair High School auditorium.

St. Clair Elementary Lemonade Stand Raises Thousands for Local Food Pantries; Donations Exceeded Last Year’s Total
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017

The St. Clair Elementary lemonade stand raised $5,589.01, which is $475 more than last year.

Organizers Planning 2018 Piano Benefit — Funds Will Go to Church Project
Missourian — Posted on Monday December 11, 2017

Members of the Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Pianos for a Purpose dinner committee met at Little Ireland Coffee Shop Dec. 5 to discuss plans for the January 2018 benefit dinner.

Byerly RV, Eureka, Named Top 50 Dealer
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 10, 2017

RVBusiness Magazine recently named local dealership Byerly RV, Eureka, as one of its 2017 Top 50 RV Dealers in North America.

Wants City To Clean Up Sinkhole Site
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 10, 2017

City officials say the owners of property where a sewer line collapse left a giant sinkhole now want the site cleaned up.

Alleged Malpractice Victim Seeking $3.3 Million More; Motion Filed for Interest on Award
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 10, 2017

Attorneys representing the plaintiff who was awarded $14.2 million by a Franklin County jury last month have filed a motion to amend the judgment and are asking for an additional $3.3 million in interest.

Park Board Questions Capital Project Cuts
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 10, 2017

Washington park board members Thursday expressed concern at the amount of cuts to capital sales tax projects proposed by the department.

Microfilm Donation ‘Extremely Valuable’ to Local Agencies
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 10, 2017

Researchers and genealogists now have easier access to probate records from 1818 to 1900 through the donation of microfilm reels to both Scenic Regional Library and the Washington Historical Society this week.

Deputies Seize Drugs; Recover Items During Standoff in Gerald
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

A convicted felon surrendered early Wednesday following a 30-minute standoff at a trailer court in Gerald.

Filing Opens Tuesday For School Board Seats, Two Incumbents Plan to Run
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

Filing opens Tuesday for two open Washington School Board seats.

North Carolina Mother, Child Located Here — Reported Missing Monday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

A mother and daughter reported missing from North Carolina were located Wednesday in St. Clair.

United Way to Salute Donors at Reception
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

The Franklin County Area United Way will salute its major corporate and individual donors Tuesday night at a victory celebration.

McDonald’s Mascot Visits Colemen School
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

A soda can pull tab collection campaign to benefit temporary homes for sick children’s families was nothing short of magic for Coleman Elementary students Dec. 5.

Sales Tax Committee Reviews Survey Responses
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

More than 200 people have weighed in on ideas for potential capital improvement sales tax projects.

Too Early to Tell If Flu Shots Work, Thirty Cases Already Reported
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

Franklin County health officials aren’t sure why news reports are circulating stating this year’s flu vaccine is ineffective.

Villa Ridge Man Charged with Burglarizing Area Churches
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

A Villa Ridge man was charged Thursday with burglarizing multiple area churches and trading stolen electronics and musical instruments for drugs.

Washington Cuts List of Sales Tax Projects
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 09, 2017

Washington city staff presented cuts totaling over $6 million in proposed capital improvement sales tax projects at Tuesday’s Washington Sales Tax Committee meeting.


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— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969