Area News

Mayor Talks Revenue Concerns at Meeting
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Mayor Jeff Palmore said he’s keeping a close eye on spending as the city grapples with less revenue than planned.

Hinson: Unemployment Changes Achieved in Legislative Session
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Changes to unemployment, Medicaid and welfare were among the accomplishments of this year’s legislative session, said State Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair.

City Puts Miller Street Phase 4 Project Out for Bid
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The city of New Haven is seeking bids for the Miller Street Phase 4 reconstruction project.

St. Clair Woman Charged With Heroin Possession
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

A St. Clair woman is facing charges of felony drug possession following a May 15, 2014 traffic stop in Pacific.

Warren County Signs Bottom Road Settlement
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Warren County commissioners voted 2-1 last Thursday to sign a settlement agreement that is expected to end a stalemate among four government entities and other parties on the future of Augusta Bottom

WINGS to Present Its Teacher Of Year Award at Assembly
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The Washington School District’s WINGS Foundation will present its teacher of the year award at the end of the year program for all staff Thursday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m.

Grants Help Library Acquire More Books
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

By Karen Butterfield

Committee Urges Council to Move On Settlement — To Resolve Bottom Road Suit
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Members of the Washington Area Highway Transportation Committee are urging the city council to act on an agreement that would end a lawsuit and lead to improvements along the Augusta Bottom Road in so

United Way to Host Agency Tour June 11
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The Franklin County Area United Way will host the first of two agency tours this year on Thursday, June 11.

Part of Highway 94 to Be Closed for Two Months
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

A portion of Highway 94 in St. Charles County will be closed later this summer while crews raise a low-lying section east of Augusta.

Many Learning Opportunities for District Teachers
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The Washington School District believes in and provides a variety of ongoing professional development for staff, officials said.

Father Jim Named Pastor at Lourdes
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The Rev. James D. Theby, parochial administrator of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Washington, has been appointed pastor.

Pacific High Speech Team Had Good Year
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The Pacific High School speech team won the Four Rivers conference championship for the eighth consecutive year.

City Postpones Final Payment For Pacific Road Project
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Aldermen have postponed the final payment on the Old Gray Summit Road project until a final inspection is completed and a punch list created if needed.

UMS Students Take Part In Odyssey of the Mind
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

A group of eighth-grade students at Union Middle School had the unique opportunity to take part in an international educational program, Odyssey of the Mind.

‘How Do You Say Thank You for That?’ — Memorial Day Service Remembers Fallen
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

Just like he took part in a machine gun training mission in the U.S. Marine Corps, State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Union, said American citizens also have a “mission.”

Deputies Pursue, Arrest Couple on Drug Charges
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

Two people arrested for narcotics offenses following a pursuit last week remain in custody in the Franklin County Jail.

Bruton Speaks During Memorial Day Service
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

Union area Air Force pilot Bob Bruton asked people to take a moment on Memorial Day and think about those killed in the military.

School District Again Offering Summer Session
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

The Washington School District will offer a summer school session for elementary, middle school and high school students beginning in June.

Cuba Man Charged In Theft At Jim’s Motors
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

A Cuba man has been charged with felony theft and first-degree property damage. Cody C. Walters Bridgeman, 20, is being held on a $55,000 bond. Bridgeman is accused of two burglaries at Jim’s Motors in March and April. According to the probable cause statement, living quarters horse trailers containing flat-screen televisions and stereo systems had […]

St. Clair Works on Initial Airport Closure Step
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

After having what he termed a “positive” conversation with Federal Aviation Administration representatives, Mayor Ron Blum said the city is taking the first official step toward closing the St. Clair

Lonedell Keeps Its Technology Moving Forward
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

The Lonedell R-XIV School District will be expanding its technology efforts this fall as the school moves closer to providing a one-to-one digital initiative for students.

St. Clair Police Must Replace Longtime Clerk
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

The St. Clair Police Department is being charged with the task of replacing longtime clerk and dispatcher Doris Spencer, who is retiring after 33 years of service with the city.

Fire Destroys Ed's Drilling & Blasting
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

A Tuesday night fire at Ed's Drilling & Blasting destroyed the building and all its contents, Washington Fire Chief Bill Halmich said."It's a total loss," he said.The cause of the fire is still un

Two Killed in Head-On Crash
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

Two people died Tuesday in a head-on crash on a Highway 185 south of Meramec State Park.

Union Founders Day Features New Events
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

Organizers are putting the finishing touches on Founders Day and expect new events to be a draw this year.

Double Fatality On Highway 185
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Two people were killed in a crash on Highway 185 south Tuesday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2005 Dodge Neon driven by Jason E. Stewart, 38, Sullivan, was passing a vehicle when he struck a 1996 Ford Ranger driven by Kathleen Freeman, 65, Sullivan. Freeman’s vehicle traveled off the right side […]

Meramec Community Fair Queen’s Scholarship Program
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Registration for the 2015 Meramec Community Fair Queen’s Scholarship Program is in full swing until May 29. The young lady chosen as Meramec Community Fair Queen will receive a $500 cash scholarship along with other gifts and will represent the Meramec Community Fair at the Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant in August. This is the […]

Gospel Night At The Meramec Community Fair
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

The tradition continues on Wednesday evening, June 24 with the annual Gospel Music concert kicking off the Meramec Community Fair. The admission is free. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the talents of The Bowling Family and Final Authority from 7 p.m. through 9 p.m. Golf carts will be provided to transport persons between the […]

Brake For Seat Belts Sullivan Police Department To Participate In Click It Or Ticket Enforcement
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Police Department will be joining with statewide law enforcement May 18-31 for an aggressive “Click It or Ticket” mobilization to crack down on Missouri’s seat belt violations. Six out of 10 people killed in Missouri traffic crashes are unbuckled. And even with all the advancements in automobile safety and education on the importance of seat […]