Area News

Technology Rollout In District Discussed
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

The Washington School District’s digital conversion and how quickly it can happen was discussed at Wednesday night’s school board meeting.

Council Hears Downtown Inc. Plan to Restore Historic Home
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

A proposal to preserve a historic building at Fourth and Lafayette streets was presented Monday to the Washington City Council.

Old Glory Flag Run Comes Through Franklin County
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Runners with Team Red, White and Blue made their way through Franklin County this week.

Overcapacity Raises Franklin County Jail Expansion Questions
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

The county jail has been over capacity with inmates recently, raising the question of whether an expansion is needed.

Plan Board Grants Revision To Diesel Repair Shop Permit
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Keith Summers received a revision to his conditional use permit to operate Midwest Performance Diesel in Gray Summit.

Mercy Establishes Ebola Response Plan
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Across the Mercy health system, leaders, physicians and infection control co-workers are involved in significant planning for the possibility of encountering a patient with Ebola or Ebola-like symptom

St. Clair TIF District Still Good to Go
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

The city still will have a Tax Increment Financing District and a redevelopment plan within its boundary after the St. Clair Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a motion to allow it to continue.

Franklin County Court Not Abused, Officials Say
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

The Franklin County Municipal Court is not a cash cow for the county, Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer said.

‘Magic’ Puts Amphitheater on St. Clair Map
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

In a span of about 33 hours earlier this week, the amphitheater project in Evergreen Park has gone from a hopeful dream to a realistic project.

R-XIV Also Amendment 3 Foe
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

As have other school districts in the area, Lonedell R-XIV passed a resolution opposing Amendment 3, which will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Union Founders Day Schedule Takes Shape
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Park officials have gotten a jump on solidifying activities for next year’s Founders Day.

Week 10 Football — Borgia Rolls Past Kennedy, 42-6
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

BORGIA ATHLETIC FIELD — In their first post-season contest, many thought Borgia would roll over the Kennedy Celts. A closely contested first half, shocked many in the crowd, as Borgia owned a 14-6 lea

Week 10 Football — Union Dominates Pacific, 55-7
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

STIERBERGER STADIUM — Decisive, devastating, dominating.

Five Photojournalists Inducted Into Missouri Hall of Fame
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Five photojournalists whose work has made an impact in Missouri joined the ranks of those inducted into the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame Thursday evening.

Homemade Air Scrubber Helps Cut Down Plant Odor
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

An improvised air scrubber is helping cut down on odor at the Washington wastewater treatment plant.

R-XI Moves Forward With Strategic Plan
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Since a recent academic performance audit, district officials have been discussing ways to begin implementing a strategic action plan.

Emergency Crews Battle Combine Fire Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Washington Firefighters responded to a combine fire reported at 4445 Highway 47 just before 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Oct. 23.

Council Awards Camp Street Bridge Contract
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Washington City Council members awarded a contract to the low bidder on the Camp Street bridge and improvement project.

Kander Opposed to Early Voting Measure
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander opposes a six-day early voting period that will be on the ballot for voters to decide in November.

United Way About Halfway to Goal
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

With just over a week remaining in the campaign, the Franklin County Area United Way has raised about $511,345 in gifts and pledges — about 49 percent of its goal of $1,030,000.

No Capital Projects Included In Parks Department Budget
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The Washington Parks Department won’t be doing any major projects within the next year.

Worker Charged With Theft
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

A woman working at a nursing facility is charged with theft/stealing of more than $500 but less than $25,000 after she fraudulently used the debit card number of a resident there. The charge is considered a Class C felony. According to the probable cause statement, Merissa Enke, Cuba, allegedly rang up more than $600 worth […]

Borgia to Host Open House Sunday
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

St. Francis Borgia Regional High School will hold an open house this Sunday, Oct. 26, from noon to 2 p.m.

Washington Approves Rezoning for Duplexes on Olive
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

There were no objections Monday night to approve a rezoning and subdivision plat for eight new residential units on vacant property at Olive and Main streets.

Pacific Chamber Seeks Partner for Fundraiser
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce is putting together plans for the third annual Pianos for a Purpose by seeking a partner that will receive half the profits from the fundraising dinner.

Guardrails Installed Near Two Schools
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Guardrails meant to protect children from vehicles veering into the playground have been installed at two schools on West Osage.

Boxer-shorts rebel caught in tent
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

SULLIVAN - On Oct. 18, 2014 at about 10:11 p.m. a Franklin County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for traffic violations in the Sullivan area, but the vehicle fled. The pursuit went into Crawford C

Sullivan Knights of Columbus Donate to Special Olympics
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

SULLIVAN - At their October meting, the Sullivan Knights of Columbus donated $985 to Special Olympics Missouri.

For rent: Newly updated home in Sullivan. 3 bdrm., 2 bath
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

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Teaching Fire Education At Sullivan Elementary
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014