Area News

Sewer System Handling Heavy Rainstorms
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 23, 2017

Heavy rains backed up the city’s sewer system along Front Street last week.

Committee Seeks Auction Donations
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 23, 2017

Members of the committee to save a historic church building are seeking items to offer in a silent auction.

Union Officials Gets First Look at City Hall Accessibility Study
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 23, 2017

The architect firm hired to conduct the city hall accessibility study equated its findings to “death by a thousand cuts.”

Construction Firm Selected - For Seven Library Projects
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 23, 2017

The Scenic Regional Library Board this week selected a construction company for all seven of its current building projects.

Fight Leads to Domestic Assault, Weapons Charges
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 23, 2017

A Washington man is facing two felony charges for allegedly choking a woman and shoving her into a wall Thursday night as she held a child.

New Judge to Hear County Worker Case - One Felony Charge Modified
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A felony forgery case involving former county highway supervisor Jeff Thurmond will now be reviewed by Presiding Judge Gael Wood.

House Springs Man Killed in Head-On Crash
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A 35-year-old House Springs man was killed Saturday morning in a head-on crash on Highway 50 in the Beaufort area.

Plan Board Tables Plat For Labadie Development
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A preliminary plat for a proposed development in Labadie was tabled Tuesday night by the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission.

Transportation Money Dispersed n Oak Grove Nets Highest
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The village of Oak Grove Village will receive more county transportation money in 2017 than any of the other 10 entities on the county-wide committee.

Hearing Set for Former Hermann Pizza Cook - Allegedly Spit on Chief’s Food
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A judge was assigned Tuesday in the case against a Gerald man who allegedly harassed the Hermann Police Chief and his daughters.

Mayor Says Intersection Is Not Safe - Wants No Parking Ordinance
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

Mayor Jeff Palmore questioned the delay in dealing with motorist visibility at the intersection of South First and Orleans streets saying it’s time for the city to take action.

School Board to Review Pay Raises
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The Washington School Board is expected to adopt new salary and benefit schedules for staff at its meeting Wednesday night.

East Central College Trustees Agree Faculty Salaries Need Review
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

East Central College trustees agree the faculty salary schedule needs to be more competitive.

Washington District Open for Total Eclipsen ‘Great Learning Opportunity’
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The Washington School District will not only be in session Monday, Aug. 21, the day of the Total Solar Eclipse, but learning activities that center around the event are being developed at each building.

Urges City to Plan for Eclipse
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

Thousands of people will pour into Pacific to witness the Monday, Aug. 21, solar eclipse and they will need basic services, according to a concerned citizen.

Washington Native Will Head Shaw Nature Reserve
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The Missouri Botanical Garden has named Dr. Quinn Long director of Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit.

Local Tick Virus Case Now Worldwide Topic
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

A story first reported by The Missourian two weeks ago, has now circled the globe and shed light on a little known virus and one of its first victims.

Hillhouse to Remain at Meramec Valley
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

Dr. Ed Hillhouse said he will serve a second year as interim superintendent of the Meramec Valley R-III School District, ending his employment June 30, 2018.

St. Clair's Cash Assets Up, Debt Down
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

The city’s cash assets have increased and bond indebtedness has decreased, according to Travis Dierker, city administrator.

Multiple Lane Closures This Weekend, Next Week
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced several work zones and lane closures in Franklin County for this weekend and the first part of next week.

Cooling Centers Available To County Residents
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

Officials are urging residents without air conditioning to visit a cooling center.

Chef Helps Team Win National Culinary Title
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

A former Washington resident recently coached a culinary team to victory in a national competition July 9-13.

City Building Permits Up Slightly From Last Year
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

The number of building permits issued by the city’s building department was up slightly from last year at the same time, with a total of 135 permits this June, compared to 128 in June 2016.

Pacific Students Members Of Solar Car Design Team
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s solar car design team placed eighth in the Formula Sun Grand Prix.

Liberty Field Flood Cleanup Expands Park - About 15,000 Square Feet Cleared
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

Work to remove flood debris from Liberty Field had the unexpected consequence of expanding the park’s surface.


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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