Area News

Union Parks has New Recreation Coordinator
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 04, 2020

Union’s parks department has a new person in charge of its sports programs.

Firefighters Dispatched To Battle Blaze At St. Vincent's de Paul Church Campus
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 04, 2020

**This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.**

Washington School District Staff Member Charged for Statutory Sodomy
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 03, 2020

The School District of Washington’s education technology specialist was booked for a charge of statutory sodomy in the second degree Tuesday in Cape Girardeau County.

East Central College Staff Receive Recognition
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 03, 2020

East Central College received three Silver Cup awards in the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) Medallion Awards, which was held remotely Oct. 16.

Union Looks at New Auditorium Rental Rates
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 03, 2020

You could soon have more options if you would like to rent parts of the Union City Auditorium.

Folsom: Back on the County Beat
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 03, 2020

I recently added coverage of Franklin County to my duties at The Missourian.

Demand Up Across The Region For Live Christmas Trees
Missourian — Posted on Thursday December 03, 2020

If a white pine tree fell in Pea Ridge Forest, chances are someone would be around to hear it.

Murder Charges Filed In 1986 Death Of Sullivan Woman
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

Editor's Note: Since this story's initial publication at 5 p.m. Dec. 2, The Missourian has learned from the attorney general's office that Avery Jr. is in custody in a facility in St. Louis County, but custody has not yet been…

Pacific Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

Criminal charges were filed this past week against a Pacific man, who authorities say came into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment, beat her new boyfriend, sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend, brandished a machete against the couple and then sold the couple’s belongings while…

Cruz Joins The Missourian Staff As Education, Business Reporter
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

Elena K. Cruz is a new reporter at The Missourian.

Former Washington Resident To Be Arraigned On Sex Crimes
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

A former Washington resident will be arraigned next month in the 20th Circuit Court, which includes Franklin County, on charges that he raped and molested his girlfriend’s daughter.

Cannabis Dispensary Opening Marks ‘Historic Day’ For City
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

Washingtonians lit and consumed their first legal purchases of cannabis on Monday as the city’s first medical-use cannabis dispensary opened with little fanfare.

Roots Church Hosts Blood Drive As Part Of "Love Does" Campaign
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

Roots Church, in St. Clair, hosted its third annual blood drive in partnership with Mercy Washington Monday, Nov. 23.

St. Clair Man Hurt In Crash On St. Louis County Interstate
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

A St. Clair man was taken to a St. Louis area hospital for the treatment of injuries he sustained in a crash in St. Louis County.

New Haven Man Hospitalized After Crash In St. Charles
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

A New Haven man was taken to a St. Louis area hospital after suffering serious injuries in a Sunday morning crash in St. Charles County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Marthasville Woman Hurt In Crash In Rural Warren County
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

A Marthasville woman was injured in a Monday morning crash in rural Warren County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Union Schools See Strong Interest for Food Service
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

The Union R-XI School District is seeing a major uptick in interest in bidding for its food services.

Virus Cases Top 5,000 Since March, Cases Doubled In Last Five Weeks
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

During the past five weeks, the number of COVID-19 cases reported has more than doubled across Franklin County.

Reverse Holiday Parade Lights Up Downtown
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

More than 500 cars are estimated to have driven through the streets of downtown Washington Friday night to see this year’s Holiday Lights Parade.

Charges Filed Against Sullivan Gas Station Operator
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

Court Alleges Illegal Slot Machines

Pacific Man Killed In Crash In Rural Franklin County
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 29, 2020

A Pacific man is dead following a two-vehicle collision on a rural Franklin County highway, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Union To Hold Reverse Christmas Parade
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 29, 2020

The Union Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Winter Wonderland Parade will run in a reverse format this year.

Jury Trial To Be Rescheduled For Former Gymnastics Coach Accused Of Molesting Athletes
Missourian — Posted on Sunday November 29, 2020

The scheduled three-day jury trial for a former gymnastics coach accused of molesting three of his former athletes was canceled, and the case was continued until next month when court officials will meet to reschedule the trial.

Players Want More Pickleball in Washington, County
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 28, 2020

Pickleball is a sport that’s growing in popularity and some area players want local communities to do more to keep up with the growth.

Arraignment Delayed For Woman Accused of Sullivan Auto Theft
Missourian — Posted on Saturday November 28, 2020

A Crawford County woman will have to wait until after the new year before she can be arraigned in the Franklin County Associate Circuit Court.


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