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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.

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.

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

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.

Park Board Revises Capital Project List
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Repairing the surface of the fairgrounds tennis courts is now a higher priority for the Washington Parks and Recreation Commission.

School District End of Year Program for Staff Is May 28
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

More than 600 teachers and staff will attend the Washington School District’s employee appreciation program Thursday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m. at the C.J. Burger Fine Arts Center at the high school.

Commissioners Are Disappointed With No Action on Transportation
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Franklin County commissioners said Tuesday they are disappointed with the state Legislature’s lack of action on transportation funding problems in the session, which ended Friday.

Jurors Side With Hospital Over Baby Born With Brain Damage
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

A case over a Franklin County baby who suffered brain damage resulted in a verdict for the defense, according to Missouri Lawyers Weekly.

Warren County Approves Augusta Bottom Road Agreement in Hopes to End Stalemate
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Warren County Commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday to sign a settlement agreement that is expected to end a stalemate among four government entities and other parties on the future of Augusta Bottom Road.

City Rezones Block for Model Train Museum
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Washington City Council members laid the final tracks this week for development of a heritage railroad museum in the city.

Rezoning Approved for Office Over Opposition from Neighbors
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

A proposal to rezone property for an insurance office building off Duncan Drive was approved Monday night over strong opposition from neighboring property owners.

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.

Big Crowds for Art Fair, Winefest
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Despite a few rain showers, thousands turned out this past weekend for the 34th annual Art Fair & Winefest, sponsored by Downtown Washington Inc.

Legion Will Host Memorial Day Ceremony at Riverfront
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Washington’s annual Memorial Day ceremony will take place Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. at Rennick Riverfront Park.

TNR Program Now Underway in PacificTo Deal With Feral Cat Population
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

A group of citizens that wants to trap, neuter and release (TNR) feral cats in Pacific has received donations to fund the project from local donors.

Miramiguoa Village Marshal, 64, Dies
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

The marshal of Miramiguoa Village died Monday afternoon from a suspected heart attack during the course of making a traffic stop, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office reported. 

Nike Principal Gives Up Her Chair for Half a Day
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Three Nike Elementary students got a new look at their school recently when they learned that their silent auction bids had landed them in the principal’s chair.

Organizers Gearing Up for Relay For Life
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Pacific organizers are gearing up for the 2015 Relay For Life of Pacific.

Nike Students Help Select Best New Children’s Book
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Six Nike Elementary students participated in the annual reading exercise that enables students to select the best-liked new children’s books for the year.

Former Area Resident to Accept Medal on Father’s Behalf
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Former Labadie resident Elsie Shemin-Roth, who now lives in Webster Groves, will travel to the White House June 2 to accept the Medal of Honor on behalf of her father, the late Sgt. William Shemin, fo

Early Childhood Program May Expand
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

The Union School Board Monday night approved exploring a cost purchase agreement with the state to expand its early childhood special education program.

Free Concert Friday In New Haven Park
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

The Riverfront Cultural Society (RCS) will kick off Memorial Day weekend with a free outside concert Friday night, May 22.

Registration Open for Pacific Swim, Dive Team
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

After ending the season last year as the Gateway Swim Conference Champs, the Pacific Swim Team is now accepting registrations for the 2015 season.

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 […]