Area News

County Plan Board Denies Request to Rezone Used Car Lot — Located in Villa Ridge
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 22, 2019

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission denied a rezoning request that would allow for a used car business off Old Highway 100 that was operating in violation of its current zoning district.

County Plan Board Approves Medical Pot Amendments
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 22, 2019

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday made the recommendation to approve medical marijuana amendments addressing dispensaries and growing facilities.

St. Clair Man Killed in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 22, 2019

A 46-year-old St. Clair man was killed in a Sunday morning crash on Highway 47.

County Plan Board Approves Medical Pot Amendments
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday made the recommendation to approve medical marijuana amendments addressing dispensaries and growing facilities.

United Bank of Union Celebrates Grand Opening
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

The downtown United Bank of Union branch celebrated its grand opening Thursday night.

Simply Natural Provides Area With CBD Products — Grand Opening Saturday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

Washington is getting one of its first CBD and hemp oil friendly stores this week.

Design for New School Discussed
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

Washington School District officials met this week with their architects to discuss exterior finishes for the new school to replace South Point Elementary.

Trolley Tour Fundraiser For Ferals in Peril Group
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

There will be a Hermann trolley ride featuring host Dan Terry, author of several books about local paranormal activities, including “Hermann Shadows: the Heart of Wine Country.”

Council Approves Fire Officials
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

The Washington City Council Monday, July 15, approved the officers presented by the Washington Fire Department through June 2020.

Downtown Merchants Host Christmas in July
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

Downtown Washington merchants are hosting a Christmas in July promotion now through July 25.

College Trustees Review Greenhouse, Title IV Bids
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

The East Central Board of Trustees Thursday night approved two separate bids for reviewing Title IV programs and construction of a greenhouse.

RV Recovered, Woman Charged With Theft
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

An Owensville woman was arrested Monday, July 15, after a stolen recreational vehicle (RV) that had been making rounds on social media was sighted.

Area Distillery, Wineries Win At Competition
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

Two area wineries and a distillery won medals at the 13th Annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) campus in Ankeny, Iowa.

Bigfoot Racing Champion Retires
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 21, 2019

Larry Swim, the one-of-a-kind Monster Truck driver whose daring style changed the tempo of Bigfoot shows, has stepped away from exhibitions to spend more time with his family.

Union R-XI Board to Seek Input on Name for School
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

A name needs to be chosen for the new elementary school currently under construction.

AIB Judges Set to Visit Washington Next Week
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

Professional volunteer judges from the America in Bloom (AIB) national awards program will visit Washington July 25-26.

County Plan Board Denies Request to Rezone Used Car Lot Located in Villa Ridge
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission denied a rezoning request that would allow for a used car business off Old Highway 100 that was operating in violation of its current zoning district.

St. Clair School Board OKs Technology Resolution; Cellphone Rule to Be Implemented
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

The St. Clair R-XIII School Board adopted a resolution Thursday regarding technology guidelines including a new rule about the use of cellphones.

Dog Rescued From Culvert
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

The Washington Fire Department responded to a call Thursday, July 18, regarding a dog stuck in a culvert pipe at a house off of Country Club Grounds south of Washington.

Author to Speak On Two Serial Killers at Library
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

There is still time to mark your calendar for the presentation on two Missouri female serial killers who scandalized Missouri in the 1920s.

Realtors Hold Meeting Here - On Strategic Planning
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

The Franklin County Board of Realtors held a strategic planning meeting Tuesday for its 2019-20 year at the Pacific Opera House.

EPA Explains Former Sporlan Plant Cleanup
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

The primary concern at the shuttered Sporlan Valve plant on East Seventh Street in Washington is vapors that could end up in homes.

Fair to Host Kickoff Party
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

The Washington Town & Country Fair will host a kickoff party Saturday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Washington Farmers’ Market.

Sheriff, Staff Attend School Safety Training
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

School districts in Franklin County are ahead of many others around the nation when planning for a violent catastrophe.

New Stickers Give Responders Heads Up — For Special Needs Occupants
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 20, 2019

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has begun a new tactic so first responders have a heads up if they are treating a person with special needs.


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