Area News

Preregistration Required For Fair Home Ec/Fine Artsn Deadline Is Friday, July 18
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 12, 2014

Preregistration for Home Economics and Fine Arts Show for the Washington Fair is mandatory.

Registration Deadlines for Washington Fair Contests
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 12, 2014

The deadline to enter various contests at the Washington Town and Country is fast approaching.

Birkmann Crowned Franklin County Fair Queen
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 12, 2014

The competition was tough, but Elizabeth Birkmann, 18, of Union, proved she has what it takes to be named the 2014 Franklin County Fair Queen.

Board OKs Bid to Fix Water Leak at Highway 30 and Springfield Road
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 12, 2014

The city will spend almost $100,000 to pay a business to help fix the ongoing water leak under Highway 30 at Springfield Road.

Leak Forces Gasoline Station to Close Pumps
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 12, 2014

Things were back to normal later in the day on Tuesday at the Phillips 66 Fast Lane service station on St. Clair’s north side after an unusual incident forced the gas pumps to be closed down for sever

Clare Roth Crowned New Haven Youth Fair Queen
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

Clare Roth was crowned the 2014 New Haven Youth Fair Queen Friday, July 11. 

Burglary Suspect Arrested
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

A Union man was charged Friday in the burglary of a Spring Drive home.

County Fair Kicks Off With Cool Weather
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

Fair organizers said Thursday’s events brought in some of the biggest crowds in recent history.

Gov. Nixon Decries ‘Poor Fiscal Policy’ from Legislature
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

It is “poor fiscal policy” to seek an increase in the state sales tax to fund transportation projects while at the same time passing an exemption that would “drain” transportation funding, Gov. Jay Ni

Opening Day Of New Grocery Store Successful
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

The new Save-A-Lot grocery store at 2700 W. Osage had a successful opening day, according to one owner.

Supreme Court Appoints Judge to Sentence Man In Weapon, Drug Cases
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

Following a series of delays, a man found guilty of felony weapon and drug charges is scheduled to be sentenced next month.

Griesheimer Supports Use Tax, But Is Not Ready for New Vote
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

A countywide use tax that was defeated in the last April election may be brought back for another vote, Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer said this week.

Animal Medical Center Marks Ten-Year Anniversary in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 11, 2014

Franklin County Animal Medical Center in Washington soon will celebrate its 10-year anniversary.

Police Officers Set Fund-Raiser Goal for Special Olympics
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Two Pacific police officers have their hearts set on rappelling down the side of a downtown St. Louis hotel to raise money for Special Olympics.

Elizabeth Birkmann Crowned Franklin County Fair Queen
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Elizabeth Birkmann was crowned Franklin County Fair Queen Thursday, July 10.

Wehmeyer, Tobben Are Parade Grand Marshals Past Parade Chairs to Participate
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

For more than two decades, the Washington Fair parade has served as the official kickoff to the five-day festival.

Foundation Secures $5,000 Grant for All-Abilities Park
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

The Historic Washington Foundation, sister organization to Downtown Washington Inc., has received a $5,000 grant for the new All-Abilities Park under construction in the city park near Lions Lake.

Registration Open for Fair Run, Walk August 2
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Registration is open for the Washington Fair Run/Walk, one of two pre-Fair events planned.

Landfill Waste Relocation Plan Contract Approved
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Washington is one step closer to moving waste at its landfill into a new storage area.

Griesheimer Elected President
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer recently was elected the president of the Washington Lions Club.

Pacific Mayor: City Parks Need to Be Maintained
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Mayor Jeff Palmore and park board President Stephen Flannery are in agreement that a new direction is needed in the day-to-day maintenance of the city park system.

Fair Season Tickets on Sale at Over 30 Outlets
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Season passes for the Washington Town and Country Fair are on sale.

Amateur Radio Club Attracts Tech Experts
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

The Pacific digital amateur radio club is turning the city into a high-tech mecca, attracting a stream of technology experts and computer gurus, who also are hams, to use the club’s digital repeater,

Transportation Company Now Open in Washington — Around-N-About Serves Franklin County
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

With a simple motto of “Getting people where they need to go,” Washington resident Barbara House recently launched Around-N-About Transportation LLC, located at 300 E. Fifth St., Washington.

Part-time Help wanted
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

Part-time Help wanted in assisted living facility. Evenings and weekends available. Must be dependable. Fill out application at 431 Russell or call 636-388-9856. EOE. ___________________p10-11

The Grounds Guys Honored
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 10, 2014

For the second year in a row, The Grounds Guys’ franchise was recognized in Landscape Management magazine as the green industry’s franchise with the largest revenue growth in one year.

WARNING -SCAM ALERT in Our Area
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

Sullivan police reported two incidents of local residents (one in Leasburg the other lives in Sullivan), who recently received a phone call by a man who says his name is David Washington. He stated to both local residents that they had won a Mercedes and a chance at $1.5 million dollars. All they needed to […]

Gray wolf captured by owner
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

FRANKLIN COUNTY - The second of a pair of gray wolves that escaped a Robertsville home in June has been captured by its owner, reports the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. One of the wolves, a male,

Gray Wolf Located
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received information at about 9:00 a.m., 07/08/2014, that the gray wolf which has been at large since about 06/09/2014 has been recaptured by its owner. The wolf was captured in a snare trap set by the wolf’s owner in the Robertsville, Missouri area. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office appreciates all […]

2014 QUEEN AND HER COURT
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014