Area News

Proposed Pot Shops Meet Code — Four Seek Permits
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019

The four proposed medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington are within the correct zoning district for that type of business.

Firefighters Battle Volatile Substance Fire at Arconic — Employee Suffered Burns
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019

Two words that don’t normally go together are combustible and metal, but that’s just what the Washington firefighters faced Monday night at Arconic Engineered Structures in Washington.

Board Meeting to Feature Summer School Recap
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019

The Union R-XI Board of Education meeting will meet this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the boardroom at Union High School.

Union Rotary Blood Drive Is September 30
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019

The Rotary Club of Union and American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive on Monday, Sept. 30 from 2 to 6 p.m. at city hall in Union.

St. Clair Aldermen Approve Wastewater Contract
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019

The St. Clair Board of Aldermen Monday approved an engineering contract for wastewater treatment facility upgrades.

joe's Column: Disconnected
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019

It’s funny how much a snapped wire can shape your day.

Superintendent Meeting With Building Principals — To Discuss Achievement, Goals
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019

Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer is meeting this week with each building principal as part of her annual “fall professional conversation.”

Second Bridge Removal Is Now Underway
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday September 17, 2019

The removal of the old Christina Avenue bridge started Wednesday.

Crews Respond to Fire at 1701 West Main
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday September 17, 2019

Washington Fire on the scene of 1701 West Main street for a structure fire in the industrial park. Reports of one employee injured. This is a developing story, details to come.

Man Charged With Kidnapping, Caging Victim — After Drug Deal
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 16, 2019

A 26-year-old suspected drug dealer is accused of binding another man’s hands and feet Friday, Sept. 13, whipping him and then putting the victim into a large dog cage as punishment for not paying for a large amount of methamphetamine.

New Equipment For Emergency Responders — Join Statewide Communications Network
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 16, 2019

Emergency responders in Washington are making the leap to a new network to strengthen communications and safety.

Man Charged in Vehicle Theft
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 16, 2019

Franklin County investigators are investigating the connection between a 31-year-old St. Clair man and vehicle thefts in the area.

Wanted Sex Offender Arrested By St. Clair Police, SWAT Team
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

The Franklin County SWAT team was called to assist St. Clair police Thursday while serving a warrant to arrest a noncompliant sex offender.

Opioid Deaths Down
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

Fentanyl has claimed the lives of 14 Franklin County residents so far in 2019.

Longmeadow Rescue Ranch Hold ‘Wagon Days’ Events
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

The Humane Society of Missouri’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch, located at 480 Joseph Road in Union, will host its “Wagon Days” events Saturdays, Sept. 14, Oct. 12 and Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m..

House Dems File New Gun Control Bills — Local Reps React
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

Still angry over Missouri Gov. Mike Parson denying their request for a special session on gun control, House Democrats this week flooded the legislative docket with gun-related legislation.

Organizational Changes At Meramec Group Inc.
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

In a continuation of a two-year succession plan, Doug Riley, president, will resume his role as chief financial officer and Jeff Dieckhaus will be appointed president of Meramec Group Inc. effective Oct. 1.

MU Extension Hires New Nutrition Specialist — Serving Franklin, Gasconade Counties
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

The MU Extension in Franklin County has a new specialist who is dedicated to improving quality of life through nutrition and health.

Sex Offender Accused of Rape, Sodomy
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

A registered sex offender was charged Monday with raping and sodomizing a friend of his daughter.

Blu Room Wellness Center Is Relocating — To Front Street in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 15, 2019

The Blu Room Wellness Center in Washington will soon be moving to Front Street in Downtown Washington.

St. Clair Aldermen To Discuss Upgrades for Wastewater Treatment Facility
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 14, 2019

The St. Clair Board of Aldermen is poised to approve a contract for wastewater treatment facility upgrades at Monday’s meeting.

New Jail, 911 Center Take Shape
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 14, 2019

The new footprint of the Franklin County Adult Detention Center and 911 facility are beginning to take shape in Union after what seemed like an eternity of wet weather.

ECC Named Finalist in Public Relations Awards
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 14, 2019

East Central College recently was recognized by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) for its marketing and public relations professionals.

Free Airplane Rides Offered At Washington Airport
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 14, 2019

Chapter 1387 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will provide free airplane rides for children ages 8 to 17 Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Washington Regional Airport in Marthasville.

Pot Businesses Apply for Permits — To Sell, Grow, Infuse Medical Marijuana
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 14, 2019

There are 33 proposed sites where medical marijuana businesses are looking to set up shop in Franklin County.


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