Area News

St. Clair Closes All Playgrounds
Missourian — Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

The city of St. Clair has announced the closure of its playgrounds effective Wednesday, April 1.

Second COVID-19 Death Reported in Franklin County - Case Count Now 32
Missourian — Posted on Sunday April 05, 2020

An 86-year-old male from Villa Ridge is the second confirmed COVID-19 related death in Franklin County this weekend.

Washington Man Is Charged With Assault
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

A Washington man was charged with second-degree assault and two drug-related misdemeanors.

Four-Way Race for Second District
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

Four incumbent Franklin County officials will walk into another four years in office unchallenged, and a political newcomer will take over with no opposition.

ECC Buildings to Remain Closed Through April 19
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

East Central College buildings will remain closed to students and the public through April 19.

Physical Therapy Facilities Still Open During Pandemic
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

Local physical therapy facilities are still open during the coronavirus pandemic.

Man Killed in Police Shooting Identified
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said Peter C. Albers, 21, St. Louis, was killed in a March 21 shooting in Villa Ridge.

Teen Dies in UTV Crash
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

A Washington Middle School student has died following an UTV crash in Warren County.

Truck Snaps Utility Pole, Driver Cited
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

A Kansas man was cited for leaving the scene of an accident after the tractor trailer he was driving struck a utility pole at Fifth and Jefferson Streets in Washington.

Positive COVID-19 Case at Victorian Place of St. Clair
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

Victorian Place of St. Clair, residential care by Americare was informed Friday, April 3, one of its residents tested positive for COVID-19..

County Allows Outdoor Fitness Activities — Extends Restrictions to April 30
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 04, 2020

During a special meeting Thursday afternoon, the Franklin County Commission voted to extend restrictions on public gatherings and closure of county buildings until April 30.

St. Clair Closes All Playgrounds — To Prevent Coronavirus Spread
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

The city of St. Clair has announced the closure of its playgrounds effective Wednesday, April 1.

Union School District to Serve Meals Once a Week
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

The Union R-XI School District is now handing out meals once a week while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cautions Ordered At Franklin County Care Facilities
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

In addition to restrictions in place on bars, restaurants, gatherings and churches, the Franklin County Commission has doubled down on safety precautions at assisted care facilities due to the coronavirus.

Grandview Resident Dies of COVID-19-Related Complications
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

Grandview Healthcare announced Friday a resident who had contracted COVID-19 has died.

Volunteers Sought for Senior Shopping Service
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

With many people stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, a new shopping delivery service is being offered to assist Franklin County residents who are 55 and older or have compromised immune systems, making them more susceptible to COVID-19.

Testing Site Still Open
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

COVID-19 testing is ongoing at the Washington Fairgrounds.

County Bracing For More COVID-19 Cases
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases has nearly doubled this week and county officials are bracing for even more of an increase in the next few weeks.

Rennick Riverfront Park to Close Friday to Vehicle Traffic
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

The Washington Parks and Recreation will be closing the Rennick Riverfront Park to vehicle traffic beginning Friday, April 3.

New Triage Area Will Open Soon at Mercy Hospital
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

Mercy Hospital Washington is in the process of opening a special triage space near the main ER entrance to immediately provide help and masks for those who think they may have COVID-19.

City Set to Declare State of Emergency
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

The city of Washington is set to declare a state of emergency at Monday’s council meeting.

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Opens COVID-19 Test Site
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

BJC HealthCare’s Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital (MBSH) opened a COVID-19 specimen collection site Friday, April 3, in an effort to create more widely available testing resources throughout the region.

Grandview Healthcare Confirms COVID-19 Case
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

Grandview Healthcare in Washington has confirmed to The Missourian one of its residents has tested positive for COVID-19.

Union Schnucks Pharmacy Prepares for Conversion
Missourian — Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

The message board at Union’s Schnucks Pharmacy at 500 U.S. Highway 50 W. says the store will soon become a CVS Pharmacy location. The Union location is one of 99 that CVS, the country’s largest pharmacy chain, is rebranding. Another…

Applebee’s Is Working To Serve
Missourian — Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

Applebee’s in Washington is “open and ready to serve customers,” according to General Manager Kevin Combs.


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