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Kreutz Named ECC Outstanding Alumnus
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 24, 2015

Anthony “Tony” Kreutz, of Union, was named recipient of the East Central College Outstanding Alumni Award for 2015.

Villa Ridge Man Killed in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 24, 2015

A Villa Ridge man was killed in a crash after a car left the road, struck a tree and caught fire early Sunday on Brinkman Road.

Volunteers Plant Over 200 Flowers in Blackburn Park
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

It took a volunteer crew of eight three hours to plant more than 200 flowering plants in the large raised planter box at the center of the Blackburn Park circle drive.

Nike Missile Base Reunion May 30n Operated 1958 to 1968
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

Veterans of the former Nike Missile Base in Catawissa will hold an outdoor reunion in Pacific City Park Saturday, May 30, beginning at 1 p.m.

Emmaus to Be Closed in Marthasville
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

The Emmaus Homes Board of Directors Tuesday night voted to close the Marthasville campus and relocate residents by 2020.

TEMCO Seeking Grant To Upgrade Facility
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

For the second year in a row, grant funds are being sought to help fund improvements at TEMCO, Inc., a sheltered workshop for individuals with disabilities.

District’s Health Services Department Meets Goals
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

The health services department in the Washington School District set and met multiple goals during the current school year.

Washington Memorial Day Ceremony Monday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

Washington American Legion Post 218 is the host of Washington’s annual Memorial Day ceremony.

Concrete Plant Rezoning Gets Favorable Nod By Plan Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

A proposed rezoning that would pave the way for a controversial concrete plant in Gray Summit received a vote of support Tuesday night.

Commissioners Slam Post-Dispatch Editorial
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

Franklin County commissioners slammed The St. Louis Post-Dispatch over an editorial the newspaper printed Thursday regarding citizen input.

Freedom Fest Taking Shape
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

Vendors are beginning to register and make plans to attend the annual St. Clair Freedom Fest, scheduled this year on Saturday, June 27, at Orchard Park.

Aldermen Sign Off on TNR Program For Feral Cat Population in Pacific
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

After weeks of debate, aldermen voted 4 to 2 to allow volunteers to trap, neuter and release (TNR) feral cats in Pacific.

St. Clair Chamber to Start Search for Director
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

The St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors is planning how it will proceed after Executive Director Rebecca Blankenship recently turned in her resignation.

Plan Board Supports Land Code Changes — Public Hearing Will Be June 11
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

Members of the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously supported proposed changes to the county’s land use code regarding landfills.

School Board Meets Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 23, 2015

The Washington School Board will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday, May 27, at 7 p.m. at the administration building.

Washington Man to Be Ordained Into Priesthoodn Rev. Daniel Kavanagh’s First Holy Mass Sunday at Our Lady of Lourdes
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

Six seminarians, including a Washington man, will be ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood by the Most Rev. Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, this Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at the Cat

Loving Hearts Facing Food Shortage for Summer Program
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

Loving Hearts Outreach is worried it may not have enough food for its summer backpack program, Fighting Hunger & Fueling Minds.

City Pool Open Sunday
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

The city’s pool season kicks off Sunday, May 24, when the Union Splash-N-Swimplex opens.

Franklin County Narcotics Unit Arrest Suspects After Pursuit
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

Around the first of May the Franklin County Narcotics Unit arrested an individual on narcotics violations. She was released pending application of warrants.  The investigation was continuing.  On May 21, at approximately 10:40 PM, deputies passing through the area observed the suspect’s vehicle on the Wal Mart parking lot in the city of Union.  A […]

Union Man Charged After Stabbing
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

A Union man has been charged after a stabbing Thursday night at a home in the Strawberry Fields subdivision.

City to Host E-Cycle Event on May 30
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

The city of Washington will host an e-cycle collection event Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fairgrounds swine pavilion.

Scouts, Park Board Reach Agreement
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

The Washington Cub Scout summer day camp will be back at the fairgrounds this summer.

Archbishop to Say Mass at St. Patrick’s
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

When Archbishop Robert Carlson presides at the 11 a.m. Mass at the historic St. Patrick’s Rock Church in Catawissa Memorial Day, he will become the third archbishop to say Mass here.

Recreation Is Good For Local Businessn Park Board President Says
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Park Board President Stephen Flannery III considers himself to be an impassioned advocate of recreation and outdoor life and the role it plays in the health and welfare of citizens. But, he says, recr

Still Time to Register For Run, Waddle, Roll
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

There is still time to register for the second annual 5K Run, Waddle and Roll set for Saturday, June 6, at 8 a.m. at the Tri-County Senior Center, 800 West Union St.

United Way to Develop Five-Year Strategy
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

The Franklin County Area United Way will develop a new five-year strategic plan to help guide the organization.

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.

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 […]

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 […]