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Aldermen Override Pacific Mayor’s Veto
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Pacific aldermen overrode a mayor’s veto, paving the way for them to hire a special counsel to advise the board.

Republican Party Must ‘Re-Image’ Message, Says Keynote Speaker At Franklin County Lincoln Days Banquet
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Who will win the White House in 2016 was the talk of the night at the Franklin County Republican Lincoln Day Banquet Friday.

Court of Appeals Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Citizen
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The Missouri Court of Appeals has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a citizen who argued that county commission orders that named attorneys to represent the county were void.

Truck Theft Ring Probe Expanding
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Franklin County detectives said the scope of a recent truck theft investigation has grown to include additional suspects and missing vehicles. 

Longtime Employee to Carry on Shop’s Legacy
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Longtime Four Seasons Florist employee Julie Prenger and her husband Shawn are now the owners of the Downtown Washington flower and gift shop.

Missourian Ad Staff Wins 13 State Awards
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The Missourian ad staff brought home three first-place awards and 10 others in the 2015 Best Ad Contest.

Support Meals On Wheels! Dance with Big River Band
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Meals on Wheels Honored With Washingtonian Award
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

An organization that has been providing meals to the homebound in Washington for the past four decades was recognized for its record of exceptional volunteerism Saturday evening.

Riverfront Trail Day Is Set for June 3 at Fairgrounds Pavilion
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The Washington Rotary Club and the Washington Parks Department are beginning plans for their 11th annual Riverfront Trail Day to be held Wednesday, June 3, for seniors and anyone else who has a physic

City Considers Revising False Alarm Ordinance
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Changes are coming to the city of Washington’s false alarm ordinance.

District Prepared For Online Testing
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The testing season for Missouri public school students is right around the corner, and this year a new way of administering those tests has been somewhat controversial even before it’s started.

County Commission ‘Unfairly Blamed’ Over Purchase Controversy
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The Franklin County Commission has been “unfairly blamed” for purchase orders being processed without the proper signatures, Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer said.

Aldermen Want Update On Sewer Repair Work By Brush Creek District
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

Aldermen say they want an update on the inflow and infiltration (I&I) repairs being made to the Brush Creek Sewer District infrastructure.

Aldermen Annoyed By Mayor’s Inaction On Bond Issue Study
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

Alderman Carol Johnson questioned why Mayor Jeff Palmore did not comply with a board of alderman vote to authorize a study of city finances for a possible bond issue.

Meals on Wheels Joins Long List Of Washingtonian Award Winners
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

The Missourian established the Washingtonian Award in 1988 to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations that through their volunteer efforts made a major impact on the community.

District to Begin Demographics, Enrollment Study
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

To help determine the district’s future needs, the Union School Board approved conducting a demographic and enrollment study.

Sister City Students Arrive in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

Students from Washington’s sister city Marbach am Neckar, Germany, arrived in Washington Tuesday and will be here through April 7.

Franklin County Emergency Agency Applies for Grant Funding
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency has applied for $79,970 in grant funds to help run the office.

Insurance Agent Earns Top Honor for Customer Service
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

Casey Zastrow, an American Family Insurance agent in Washington, recently was recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certifi

Ambulance District Seeks 13-Cent Tax Hike
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

The Meramec Ambulance District will ask voters next month to approve a 13-cent tax increase.

Clearview Fifth-Grader Is Spelling Bee Champion
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

As the rounds progressed and the field got smaller in The Missourian’s regional spelling competition, The Bee, held this past Saturday, winner Samantha Doepker said she grew more nervous. But it didn’

2015 Fair Lineup Is Announced
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

The Main Stage lineup for the 2015 Washington Town and Country Fair will offer a mix of Christian, country and rock music.

Weinhold Plans to Resign From R-XI School Board
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

Union School Board member Tammy Weinhold says she will resign from the post now that her husband has been hired as the superintendent.

St. Clair, Lonedell Set Summer Schedules
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

The St. Clair R-XIII School District will offer a 20-day summer school in June while its sister district to the east, Lonedell R-XIV, is extending its summer session to 24 days beginning after Memoria

City Rules ‘Dangerous Building’ Needs to Go
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

The city has ruled that the residence at 270 N. Frisco St. is a dangerous building and must come down, and that all incurred expenses will be charged to the owners of the property.

Suspects Charged in Drug Raid At Home in Lake Washington
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2015

Three people arrested last week in the raid on a Washington home have extensive histories involving narcotics offenses, authorities said.

Cuba Man Charged With Assault, Leaving Scene Of Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

A Cuba man is accused of second-degree assault and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident in a January incident. Justin L. Ray, 25, is being held on a $75,000 cash-only bond. According to the probable cause statement, the Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated an accident on Jan. 15 involving a pedestrian near Mound […]

Sullivan Man Fatally Injured In Head-On Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

A 37-year-old Sullivan man was fatally injured hours after an accident on Hwy. 185 South, just south of Route A, Sun., Mar. 15, at 9:10 a.m. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Fredrick C. Haldeman, 37, Sullivan, operating a northbound 1994 Dodge Ram, collided with a southbound 1999 Chevrolet 1500, driven […]

Rotary Radio Auction To Be Held March 25-26
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

The Sullivan Rotary Club will be holding their annual radio auction next week on Wed., Mar. 25, and Thurs., Mar. 26, starting at 6 p.m. each evening on KTUI Radio, 102.1 FM, Fidelity Cable Channel 95 and online at KTUI.com. This is the fundraising event Rotary holds each year to provide scholarships for Sullivan and […]

American Cancer Society Announces Relay For Life
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

Sullivan walkers go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life. This celebration of life brings numerous groups and individuals concerned about cancer together for a unified effort to fight back. Teams of enthusiastic citizens will gather at the Sullivan Fairgrounds for a full day relay […]