Area News

MHC to Host Free German Artifact Digitization Event - In Hermann June 23
Missourian — Posted on Monday June 18, 2018

The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) will host a German Artifact Digitization event in Hermann Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hermann United Methodist Church.

Dogwood Plaza Still in Progress — Developer Working on Permits
Missourian — Posted on Monday June 18, 2018

Developers of a proposed retail and residential development on Hogan Road said they are continuing to work through DNR and the city of Pacific on requirements for the site and still plan to begin construction this summer.

Pacific Man Killed in Scooter Crash
Missourian — Posted on Monday June 18, 2018

A Pacific man was killed early Monday, June 18, when he was ejected from the scooter he was driving.

Fireworks Stands Open Wednesday in County - Can Operate Until July 10
Missourian — Posted on Monday June 18, 2018

Fireworks stands in Franklin County will open for business June 20 and can operate for two weeks.

Developer Asks for Zoning Request Delay
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 17, 2018

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission Monday tabled a rezoning request for a proposed planned development residential district (PD-R).

Cities Rely on Road Grants - To Fund Street Projects
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 17, 2018

Municipalities throughout the county annually use federal cost-share grants to fund major road projects.

Union Mayor Seeking Ward 2 Alderman To Fill Vacancy
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 17, 2018

Union Mayor Mike Livengood is still seeking a person to serve Ward 2 on the board of aldermen.

Bourbon Teen Charged in Fricks Burglary, Theft
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

A Bourbon teen accused of burglarizing Fricks Central Market and stealing alcohol, cigarettes and food from the store was charged Thursday.

Aldermen to Review New City Budget — Includes Deficit Spending
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

Aldermen are expected to give final approval to a $5 million budget for 2018-19 at their Tuesday, June 19, board meeting.

Board Denies Rezoning Request
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

A rezoning request that was unpopular with surrounding property owners failed to garner even one vote of support by the Union Board of Aldermen.

Legion Expects A Blast July 4
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

After a slight hiccup last year, the Washington American Legion Post 218 annual fireworks display will go on as usual Wednesday, July 4, at the Washington Fairgrounds.

Union Approves Budget for 2018-19
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

The city of Union has a budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

ECC Seeks to Fill Jobs - After Several Departures
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

Interviews are underway and committees are forming to fill several vacant positions in East Central College’s administration.

Social Media Being Used To Fight Crime
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

For some time now, law enforcement agencies have been utilizing social media to help identify crooks, share information and warn residents of potential crimes in their area.

Delay in Reopening Of St. Clair Library — Tentatively Set for Monday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 16, 2018

Construction delays have pushed back the opening of the St. Clair branch of Scenic Regional Library which is tentatively set for to Monday, June 18.

Mercy to Build Cancer Center at St. Anthony’s - And Nine Primary Care Clinics
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

Mercy is starting to make good on its promise to invest millions at its new campus, St. Anthony’s Medical Center, over the next few years, according to reports.

Couple Plead Guilty to Berger Hazardous Waste - Stored Over 9 Million Pounds
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

Husband and wife Daryl and Penny Duncan pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to a misdemeanor charge of placing someone in danger of death or serious bodily injury from a hazardous waste.

Washington Cooling Centers Available
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

With a heat advisory in effect, four locations throughout Washington are offering free cooling centers to the public.

Survey: Small Business Optimism Index Soars - Continues Historic Run
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index increased in May to the second-highest level in the survey’s 45-year history.

Washington Coffee With a Cop At YMCA Is Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

The Washington Police Department will hold its monthly Coffee With a Cop at the Four Rivers YMCA, Washington, Tuesday, June 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Connection Between Parson, Former Sheriff - Toelke, Governor in Sheriffs Association
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

Gov. Mike Parson’s experience in law enforcement may have equipped him with tools that can be beneficial to his new role.

United Way Holds Agency Tour - Next One Planned for August 23
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

The Franklin County Area United Way held its first of two agency tours last Thursday in Sullivan.

Washington Cooling Centers
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

With a heat advisory in effect, four locations throughout Washington are offering free cooling centers to the public.

Brinker Will Be Interim Presiding Commissioner - Clerk to Make Appointment
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door has announced she will name First District Commissioner Tim Brinker to serve as acting presiding commissioner after the retirement of John Griesheimer July 9.

Cleanup Day Saturday Downtown, City Park - Volunteers Still Needed
Missourian — Posted on Friday June 15, 2018

About 50 volunteers will be working in the Downtown Washington area and the city park Saturday morning as part of the annual “Keep Washington Beautiful” Cleanup Day.


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— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969