Area News

Officials Say Street Work Is Deficient
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

Pacific officials want to enter into mitigation with a paving contractor over what officials describe as deficient work in a street project.

Washington Names Maniaci New ED Director
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

The role of Washington Community and Economic Development Director was filled internally this week when Sal Maniaci, city planner, was tapped for the position.

Board Approves Bid For Derelict Property
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

The city approved a bid for the purchase of a derelict property on the dead end stub of Elm Street, but one alderman wonders whether it might serve citizens better if it was cleared for a small park.

No Charge for Next Fireworks Diplay — Due to Technical Problems This Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

Washington American Legion Post 218’s Fourth of July fireworks show will cost the organization nothing next year, according to Dave Gildehaus, chairman of the annual show.

Mayor: No Preferential Treatment When Hiring — All Candidates Treated Equally
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

Two high-profile vacancies at Washington City Hall have been filled this year with internal candidates, but not before multiple candidates were interviewed.

County Doles Out Road Moneyn Generated From Sales Taxes
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

Final approval was given Thursday to distribute just under $400,000 in sales tax money allocated for road projects in eight separate municipalities in Franklin County.

Two Dead In Suspected Drug Overdose; Synthetic Opiate Found
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

A new highly potent synthetic opioid has made its way to Franklin County and is believed to have been used in the overdose deaths of a St. Clair couple.

Date Set for Loveless Wrongful Death Suit
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

An announcement date has been set on the wrongful death settlement filed by the mother of Tamra Turpin.

Washington to Host Fall Cleanup
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 23, 2017

Washington’s Fall Clean Up, Paint Up and Fix Up campaign kicks off Monday, Oct. 16.

EPA Is Replacing Contaminated Soil
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

Nick Norman is getting a new yard.

Downtown Fall Festival This Weekend — Arts, Crafts, Live Music
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

More than 15,000 people are expected to visit Downtown Washington this weekend for the Fall Festival of the Arts and Crafts.

Tick Results Should Be Complete Next Month - CDC Testing for Bourbon Virus
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

Nearly three months have passed since the death of Tamela Wilson from complications related to the Bourbon virus and there are still no answers as to where she may have contracted the rare virus.

Officers Credited With Saving Lives - By Administering Narcan
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

Four Washington Police Department officers were recognized for saving lives.

Drivers Still Needed for United Way Door Drive - Community Canvass September 27
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

Adult drivers are still needed to help with the United Way’s upcoming door-to-door drive.

Pacific Aldermen to Review Proposed Budget
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

Aldermen will review a proposed budget this week that includes a 4.5 percent pay raise for all city employees, with additional increases for the lowest police department pay from $14.18 per hour to $15, according to City Administrator Steve Roth.

County Exploring Options For Forensic Services - After Proposed Rate Hike
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

A proposed $100,000 rate hike from St. Louis University (SLU) has led the Franklin County Commission to weigh other forensic medical options.

City Preparing Grant to FEMA
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

Pacific officials are preparing to submit a flood buyout or elevation grant application to FEMA, but must have property owner participation, according to City Administrator Steve Roth.

‘Love’ Is Their Secret to A Long, Happy Marriage
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

With a red carnation boutonniere on his shirt pocket and a matching corsage on her wrist, George and Ruth (Pohlman) Russell looked as in love as a couple of young newlyweds Monday, celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary at the Arbors…

St. Clair School Breakfast Program Sees Positive Results
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

The “second chance” breakfasts at St. Clair Junior High and High School have been successful, according to Assistant Superintendent Nadine Aitch.

Central Elementary Forms Student-Run News Team — More Than 100 Students Apply
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 22, 2017

A news team is assembling at Central Elementary in the form of Central Action News, a new program STEM teacher Louis Smith hopes will encourage students to be leaders.

Art, History, Games All Part of Heritage Festival
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 21, 2017

Celebrating all things Pacific, the 2017 Heritage Festival Saturday drew artists, history buffs, train lovers and antique tractor collectors to Downtown Pacific.

City Council Approves Street Grade Variance
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 21, 2017

The Washington City Council gave the nod Monday to a variance allowing for higher maximum streets grades on portions of three streets in a proposed residential development.

Library Event Features Three Area Authors
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 21, 2017

To focus on what young adults and children can find in books these days, the Scenic Regional Library Pacific branch hosted an informal event for authors to talk about their books.

Testing Scores Surged During Summer Session at Union R-XI
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 21, 2017

It was a busy summer for administrators and staff at Union R-XI, with almost two times the amount of students enrolled in the summer session than in a typical year.

St. Clair Students to Help Lead Parent-Teacher Conferences
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 21, 2017

Parent-teacher conferences will be a little different this year at St. Clair Junior High.


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969