Area News

Youth Group Helps Horse Farm in Pacific
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 01, 2014

When a High Ridge church youth group was looking for someone in need for their summer work camp, they found a place that matches horses in need with children with special needs.

Briggs Says Annexation Won’t Bring New Taxes
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 01, 2014

City Administrator Jim Briggs said new advertising against proposed annexation is not true.

Pet Policies Vary at Washington Stores
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 01, 2014

No dogs allowed? Not always so in some Washington stores.

Mayor, 175th Celebration Win Main Street Awards
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 01, 2014

Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy received the Outstanding Public Official Award Thursday night at the Missouri Main Street Conference.

Emmons Stands by Tax Refunds Issued By Collector’s Office
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 01, 2014

Franklin County Collector of Revenue Linda Emmons said she stands by the process her office used to issue taxpayer refunds after property values were erroneously inflated by the county assessor’s offi

Police Drop Case On Missing Woman
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Citing that she left on her own free will, police closed the case on a Franklin County woman who went missing earlier this month.

Parade Participants, Spectators Asked to Help With Food Drive
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Participants in Sunday’s Washington Fair Parade are being asked to bring canned goods or cash donations, and the group which collects the most will receive a trophy recognizing them as the Parade Food

Mercy Names Hu Chairman of Oncology Services in Region
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

As Mercy Oncology Services continues to grow with the recent addition of six oncologists to Mercy Clinic, Mercy has named H. Shawn Hu, MD, chairman of oncology services across its east region.

Group Seeks to Advance Arts in the Community
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

After more than a year of meeting to discuss how to advance visual, performing and literary arts in the community, the Arts Council of Washington (ACOW) is up and running.

Board Meets in Closed Session About Alderman
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

The Missourian received a complaint from a citizen that the board of aldermen met in a closed meeting to discuss a complaint of improper behavior by an alderman and that a tape recording confirming th

Pacific Seeking Applicants for Key Positions
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

The city of Pacific is seeking applications for several top jobs, including city administrator, public works commissioner and building commissioner.

Three Judges to Select Fair Queen
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

A panel of three judges will select this year’s Washington Town and Country Fair queen.

Council Hears Plan to Expand Drug Task Force
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

The Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit may soon need a new name.

Task Force Busts Marijuana Growing Operation
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Franklin County narcotics investigators raided a home Wednesday and seized almost 60 marijuana plants in various stages of growth along with grow lights and other equipment.

Mayor Says Orderly Growth Only Motive Behind Annexation
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Future orderly growth of Washington is the sole reason the city is seeking to annex several adjacent parcels and tracts, Mayor Sandy Lucy stresses.

Thieves Steal Signs Supporting Annexation
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Washington police are looking for leads to locate thieves who stole a large number of campaign signs over the weekend.

The Inn Bar & Grill Under New Ownership
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

The Inn Bar & Grill, located at 220 Jefferson St., is now under the ownership of Dawn Kreutz Young, Washington.

Sullivan man charged in attack
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

SULLIVAN - On Monday, July 21st, 2014 at approximately 10:08 p.m., officers of the Sullivan Police Department responded to the Super 8 Hotel located at 601 North Service Road West, in Sullivan, for a

Weekend Events Kick Off Five-Day Fair
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Two events this weekend will help kick off the Washington Fair — a run/walk Saturday morning and the annual Fair parade Sunday afternoon.

Pacific Chamber of Commerce Puts Spotlight on Westside Personnel
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Whether local businesses need part-time employees in a hurry or need help with payroll, one local business has the solution, according to Tiffany Wilson, Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce executive dir

Car Crashes Into Pole, Man Hurt
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

A man was injured Wednesday after the car he was driving struck a utility pole on Denmark Road. The crash occurred after 6 p.m. east of St. Andrews Drive. The man was transported from the scene by Uni

East Central to Host Open Registration This Saturday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

To accommodate new and returning students, East Central College will host a special Saturday registration Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

East Osage Project Work Is on Target
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Work is on target to complete the East Osage improvements on time, according to City Engineer Dan Rahn.

Academy Day School to Open Its Doors August 25
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

With 30 years of teaching experience under her belt, Washington resident Lisa Bartley has started The Academy Day School, located at 2534 Highway A.

Augusta Wine Company Brings Home 61 Medals
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Augusta Wine Company, comprised of Augusta and Montelle wineries, has been awarded 61 medals overall between the Mid-American and Missouri Wine Competitions held this month.

United Way to Announce Goal at Kickoff Breakfast
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

The Franklin County Area United Way will announce its 2014 fundraising goal Thursday at a special kick-off breakfast for corporate contributors.

More Sales Tax Hikes
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Dear Editor: Here we go again, folks. Yet another sales tax hike is proposed on the Aug. 5 bal- lot, and this one is a whop- ping 3/4 percent to be piled on top of an existing 4.225 percent sales tax. That’s a 17.7 percent increase in the current state sales tax rate. The tax […]

Sullivan Senior Center Menus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Wed., July 30 – BBQ beef burger on whole grain bun, green beans, potato salad, banana pudding with bananas. Thur., July 31- Salsa chicken with buttered noodles, green beans, cream-style corn, fruit in gelatin, whole grain bread. Fri., Aug. 1 -Baked ham, sweet potatoes and apples, green peas, fresh fruit, whole grain dinner roll, strawberry […]

Sullivan Senior Center Activities
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Wed., July 30 – Music 10-11:30 a.m. Card Bingo at 12:15 by SCSC. Thurs., July 31- Cool Treat Thursday, serving dreamcicles. Fun and Fitness 10:30 a.m. by Meramec Nursing Center. Fri., Aug. 1 – Bingo at 10:30 a.m. by Meramec Nursing Center. Mon., Aug. 4 -Center Closed -Red Cross Blood Drive Tues., Aug. 5- Fun […]

Huge Book Fair At Grace United Methodist Church
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Readers and book lovers, it’s time for the annual Book Fair at Grace United Methodist Church in Sullivan. We have over 4,000 books of every description through which you can browse. The Book Fair is dependent on donations, so the types of books vary from year to year. This year, we have many books about […]