Area News

Construction Begins on New Retail Space — Jimmy John’s First Tenant
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

There already is one tenant signed on to move into an 8,500-square-foot building under construction in Union.

Sunday’s Parade Kicks Off County Fair
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

The Franklin County Fair season kicks off this weekend with a parade leading to the grounds.

Feral Cat Program Is Getting Lots of Help
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

The Pacific trap, neuter and release program is now a daily activity in Pacific as volunteers take action to stop the feral cat population from growing, according to BJ Lawrence, volunteer.

Month Ends as Third-Wettest June in Precipitation Records
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

This month has ended as the third-wettest June on record since 1951.

County Admits It Violated Law With Radio Tower Dismantling
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

Franklin County Presiding Commissioner John Griesheimer said the county violated state law by not going out to bid for a recent project.

St. Louis Archdiocese Named Top Workplace
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

The Archdiocese of St. Louis recently was selected as one of the St. Louis Post Dispatch’s top workplaces.

Committee Prepares for America in Bloom Judges
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

The Washington in Bloom (WIB) committee is making plans for its fifth annual participation in the national America in Bloom competition.

Washington School Board Adopts $57.1 Million Budget
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

The Washington School Board unanimously approved a $57.1 million spending plan for the 2015-16 school year at a special meeting Tuesday morning.

Landfill Code Changes To Be Voted on July 7 — Commission Makes Final Review
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

Proposed changes to the Franklin County zoning code regarding landfills will be formally voted on at the July 7 meeting of the county commission.

Domestic Disturbance in Gray Summit Leads to Fight Over Knife
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

On July 1 at aprroximately 6:30 A.M., the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a domestic disturbance on Oak Drive in Gray Summit, Mo.  Upon arrival it was determined that there been an altercation between two male subjects that lived in the same residence.  It was reported that during the argument the suspect […]

Marthasville Approves Budget
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

The city of Marthasville will tap reserve funds to balance its general fund budget for 2015-16.

Organizers: Car Show One of Best in Years
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

The 15th annual Pacific Partnership Car Show, held this past Saturday, drew its largest number of antique vehicles and patrons to downtown Pacific in the last eight years.

Surveillance Video Helps Deputies Catch Suspect — In Burglary at Lonedell
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

Franklin County authorities used a videotape to nab a burglary suspect last week.

Group Continuing to Fight Emmaus Closure — Launches Petition Drive
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

An advocacy group is continuing to fight the closure of the Emmaus Homes campus in Marthasville.

Float Plan to Rebuild Bottom Road
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

A Warren County commissioner has proposed a “joint venture” to rebuild the Augusta Bottom Road north of the levee where it currently is located.

Bank of Sullivan Promotes Kinsey
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Amber Kinsey has been promoted to the branch operations officer at the Union branch of the Bank of Sullivan.

LSEM’s Union Office Names New Attorney
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Laura Williams-Roberts recently was named a staff attorney at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s (LSEM) Union office.

Program Will Relive Flood of 1915
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The Meramec Valley Genealogical Society and Historical Society (MVGHS) are putting together a pictorial program to mark the 100-year anniversary of the great Pacific flood of 1915.

School District Participates in United Way Video
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Washington School District staff members participated in a video shoot Thursday, June 25, promoting the upcoming campaign drive for the Franklin County Area United Way.

Fifteen Vie for New Haven Youth Fair Queen Crown
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The New Haven Town & Country Women’s Club recently announced the contestants and sponsors for the 2015 New Haven Youth Fair Queen Contest.

Fireworks Display, Barbecue This Friday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Organizers are looking to “add a little color” to this year’s fireworks display.

County Approves Big Elm Rezone
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

A rezoning request for a parcel of property adjoining Washington was granted Tuesday by the Franklin County Commission.

Washington Man Joins McGrath & Associates
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Washington resident Christopher Albright recently joined McGrath & Associates, St. Louis, as field safety supervisor.

American Legion Fireworks Show Will Be Saturday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The Washington American Legion is gearing up for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display, set for Saturday, July 4, at dusk at the Washington Fairgrounds.

No Charges Filed Yet in Fatal Stabbing
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

There’s still no word on whether or not a Robertsville area man will face charges in last week’s fatal stabbing of another man.

Long-Term Teachers, Support Staff to See a Bump in Pay n For Fiscal Year 2015-16
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Long-term teachers and support staff members will receive a boost in salary this fiscal year.

Sullivan Walgreens Senior Day & Customer Appreciation Day
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

On Tuesday, July 7th Sullivan Walgreens will be having a Customer Appreciation Day and Senior Day. Customer Appreciation Day will be from 9 a.m. until noon and Senior Day will be a all day long event. There will be chances to win prizes. Sullivan Walgreens is located at 6 East Springfield, Sullivan.

Pedestrian Fatally Injured Near Family Motor Inn
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

A 41-year-old Euless, Texas man was fatally injured Sunday, June 28, while walking westbound in the eastbound lane of the North Service Road According to Sullivan Police the incident occurred at 11:18 p.m. when the Texas man was walking westbound in the eastbound lane of the North Service Rd. when Kylene Brant, 36, Sullivan, operating […]

Man Charged With Third DWI
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

A Cuba man is charged with felony driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for his third offense on June 16. According to the probable cause statement, Timothy M. Haynes, 53, flunked a field sobriety test. Told he was under arrest, Haynes allegedly threw up his hands and said, “I’m not going back to prison.” […]

Franklin County Marriage Licenses
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  Marriage licenses issued from the office of Jennifer L. Metcalf, Franklin  County Recorder of Deeds. Seth William Vollmer and Caitlin Ann Henke, both of Union; Eric Bruce Jacobs and Jocelyn Genevieve Montgomery, both of Union; Mark Anthony Hartzell and Amanda Jo Green, both of Union; Charles Russel Miller and Sherry Renee Herrington, both of […]