Area News

St. Clair Caboose Lighting December 3
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

On Sunday, Dec. 3, the St. Clair Park Board will host the Lighting of the Caboose event at 6 p.m.

Tate Wants Fake Urine Purchases Outlawed — Tops Legislative Agenda for 2018
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

There are currently 17 stores in Franklin County where synthetic urine and drug detox kits are available to purchase.

Steelville Man Injured in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

A Steelville man was injured in car crash Thursday, Nov. 9, in Franklin County.

Dry Conditions Contribute to Four Leslie Fires This Week
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

The Beaufort/Leslie Fire Protection District has been busy this week, fighting four fires in as many days.

Sugarfire Partnering With Toys for Tots
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

This holiday season, Washington’s Sugarfire Smoke House is partnering with the Marines for Y98’s Toys for Tots.

Middle School Teacher Receives Emerson Award - For Excellence in Her Field
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

Stefanie Virgen, gifted and language arts teacher at Washington Middle School, is the recipient of the Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award.

Plaid Friday, Small Business Saturday This Weekendn Fill Your Passport, Win Prizes
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

Downtown Washington Inc. is promoting Plaid Friday, an alternative to the big box stores’ Black Friday sales.

New Green Spa Opening Monday in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

A new spa is set to open in Washington soon.

Washington Council Votes to Refinance COPS
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

The Washington City Council Monday took action to refinance certificates of participation (COPS) to save an estimated $900,000.

City Court Plan Approved in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

The final court date for the Washington Municipal Court is scheduled for Dec. 19.

St. Clair Christmas Parade December 2
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

St. Clair’s annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be Sunday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m.

Community Service Pageant Returns in St. Clair
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

The Community Service Pageant will return this December after a five year hiatus.

Congressman Talks Tax Cuts, Trump at Forum — Luetkemeyer Visits With Area Businesswomen
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) spent Friday visiting with women business owners.

High School Staff Wins Braggin’ Rights Basketball Game in Overtime
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

By Karen Butterfield

PHS Coach Honors Senior Football Player
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

Pacific High School Coach Clint Anderson says recognizing one accomplishment of a PHS star varsity player covers only a miniscule part of what the offensive-defensive athlete brought to the football program and the school.

Agency to Assist District With Substance Abuse
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

The Meramec Valley R-III School Board Nov. 15 approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Preferred Family Healthcare Inc. (PFH) to help the district help students who might be dealing with substance abuse.

Parade Of Lights Is Friday in Downtown Washington
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

Santa Claus is coming to town this Friday for the annual Holiday Parade of Lights, sponsored by Downtown Washington Inc.

Catawissa Man Indicted On Federal Porn Charges
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

A Catawissa man who posed as a woman to meet children online was indicted last week by a federal grand jury.

Students Show Off Chromebooks
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

Pacific High School Student Council members and Principal Tom Sauvage gave business leaders a glimpse of how take-home computers are changing high school life.

‘I Felt Like I Always Had Someone in My Corner’ — Central Staff Members Share Health Journeys
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

For three Central Elementary staff members, “everything has been extra special” in the past several weeks and months.

A Smile Could Lead to Better Community
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

As community leaders and educators consider ways to improve the community and schools, attitude, not bricks and mortar, might be the thing to strive for, according to Tom Sauvage, Pacific High School principal.

Event to Support St. Louis Publisher - Whose Inventory Burned in Fire
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

Small Business Saturday this weekend is one of the most important bookselling days of the year.

R-XI State Test Scores Show Little Growth — Curriculum to Be Reviewed
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

By Kavahn Mansouri

ECC President Fields Community College Questions in Warrenton
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer came to Warrenton last week to address questions about the desire for a community college in the area.

Countywide Coat Drive Big Success
Missourian — Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

The Warners’ Warm-Up Coat Drive in Franklin County collected just under 1,300 coats, according to Gretchen Farrell, local organizer.


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— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


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