Area News

Commissioners Are Disappointed With No Action on Transportation
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Franklin County commissioners said Tuesday they are disappointed with the state Legislature’s lack of action on transportation funding problems in the session, which ended Friday.

Jurors Side With Hospital Over Baby Born With Brain Damage
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

A case over a Franklin County baby who suffered brain damage resulted in a verdict for the defense, according to Missouri Lawyers Weekly.

Warren County Approves Augusta Bottom Road Agreement in Hopes to End Stalemate
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Warren County Commissioners voted 2-1 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 Road.

City Rezones Block for Model Train Museum
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Washington City Council members laid the final tracks this week for development of a heritage railroad museum in the city.

Rezoning Approved for Office Over Opposition from Neighbors
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

A proposal to rezone property for an insurance office building off Duncan Drive was approved Monday night over strong opposition from neighboring property owners.

Bryant And Depew Honored Guest At 2nd Battalion 10th Infantry Regiment Formal Banquet
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Vi Bryant And Deb Depew were honored guests at the 2nd Battalion 10th Infantry Regiment Dining Out formal banquet held at Ft. Leonard Wood on Fri., Apr. 17, 2015. The Harney Mansion Foundation was presented with the regimental colors, framed for display at the mansion. The blue background represents Infantry, with the American Bald Eagle […]

Sullivan Independent News Supports Red Nose Day, May 21
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

A good laugh for a good cause! Money raised through “Red Nose Day” will help transform the lives of children living in poverty in the US and overseas.

Big Crowds for Art Fair, Winefest
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Despite a few rain showers, thousands turned out this past weekend for the 34th annual Art Fair & Winefest, sponsored by Downtown Washington Inc.

Legion Will Host Memorial Day Ceremony at Riverfront
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Washington’s annual Memorial Day ceremony will take place Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. at Rennick Riverfront Park.

TNR Program Now Underway in PacificTo Deal With Feral Cat Population
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

A group of citizens that wants to trap, neuter and release (TNR) feral cats in Pacific has received donations to fund the project from local donors.

Miramiguoa Village Marshal, 64, Dies
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

The marshal of Miramiguoa Village died Monday afternoon from a suspected heart attack during the course of making a traffic stop, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office reported. 

Nike Principal Gives Up Her Chair for Half a Day
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Three Nike Elementary students got a new look at their school recently when they learned that their silent auction bids had landed them in the principal’s chair.

Organizers Gearing Up for Relay For Life
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Pacific organizers are gearing up for the 2015 Relay For Life of Pacific.

Nike Students Help Select Best New Children’s Book
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Six Nike Elementary students participated in the annual reading exercise that enables students to select the best-liked new children’s books for the year.

Former Area Resident to Accept Medal on Father’s Behalf
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Former Labadie resident Elsie Shemin-Roth, who now lives in Webster Groves, will travel to the White House June 2 to accept the Medal of Honor on behalf of her father, the late Sgt. William Shemin, fo

Early Childhood Program May Expand
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

The Union School Board Monday night approved exploring a cost purchase agreement with the state to expand its early childhood special education program.

Odd Fellows Lodge to Hold Annual Services Saturday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Washington’s Odd Fellows Lodge will hold its annual Memorial Day weekend service Saturday, May 23, at 9 a.m. at the Wildey Odd Fellows Cemetery on Wildey Way, just off of Clay Street.

District to Expand STEAM Program
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

The Union School District is expanding its STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) initiative at every level for the 2015-16 school year.

Founding President Delivers ECC Commencement Address
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

The 45th annual spring commencement was held at East Central College Saturday morning, May 16.

Free Concert Friday In New Haven Park
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

The Riverfront Cultural Society (RCS) will kick off Memorial Day weekend with a free outside concert Friday night, May 22.

Registration Open for Pacific Swim, Dive Team
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

After ending the season last year as the Gateway Swim Conference Champs, the Pacific Swim Team is now accepting registrations for the 2015 season.

Washington City Pool to Open for Season May 23
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

The unofficial start of summer is set for Saturday, May 23, with the opening of the Agnes Nolting Aquatics Complex in Washington.

Cato to Open In Washington Next Week
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Cato will open its newest store next Thursday, May 28, in Washington, at 1945 Vernaci Drive in the Phoenix Center II development.

Recycling on the Rise in Union
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

The amount of materials residents are recycling in the city of Union has tripled since three years ago.

Sullivan Outlasts Union For Title
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

It’s been an up-and-down season for the Eagles. So why should the district championship game have been any different? With the bases loaded, one out, a 6-5 lead and the district title hanging in the balance against Union, Sullivan’s season was extended on a serendipitous 4-6-3 double play. A well-struck ground ball off the bat […]

Pilot to Speak During Memorial Day Service
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

The guest speaker at the Union American Legion Post 297 memorial Day service will be Bob Bruton, Union, who was an Air Force command pilot.

St. Clair Police Adds Narcotics Dog
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

He may not be of the “devil” variety, but a Taz is on the loose in local neighborhoods.

Tiefenbrunn Takes 10th At State, Eagles Finish 7th
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Bennett Tiefenbrunn compiled rounds of 77 and 76 at the Class 3 state golf meet Monday and Tuesday to finish 10th place. Tiefenbrunn’s two-day score of 153 earned him a medal and also made him the highest area finisher in Class 3. Overall, the Eagles took seventh place after shooting 338 and 327 at Silo […]

Streets Will Get Facelift
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Two busy St. Clair streets soon will receive attention after the board of aldermen agreed to spend funds to have them repaved.

Delivery/Warehouse Help Wanted
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Busy electrical/plumbing distributor seeks responsible individual for Delivery/Warehouse position. Perform customer deliveries, general warehouse duties including order-filling, receiving, stocking, provide general customer service, assist at counter when needed. Must have or be able to obtain Class E license and pass drug test. Requires clean driving record. Must be detail-oriented, quality-conscious and customer friendly. Electrical and/or […]