Area News

Man smashes Dollar General Door, Charged With Burglary
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 18, 2017

A Labadie man was nabbed by authorities after he shattered a glass door of the Dollar General in Villa Ridge early Monday while staff was inside the store working after hours.

Public Hearing Monday On 2017-18 Washington City Budget
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 18, 2017

A public hearing is scheduled Monday night on the city of Washington’s budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

Commission Agrees to Street Grade Change — In Proposed Washington Development
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 18, 2017

The request for a higher street grade than allowed in Washington subdivision codes sparked a deeper debate on relaxing the codes.

Dog Group Asks for Bark Park Expansion
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 18, 2017

Washington’s new dog park may already be growing.

Health Department Launches In-School Vaccine Program — Three Districts Signed Up
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 18, 2017

Letters went home last week in three Franklin County public school districts announcing a new initiative by the county health department to give students their proper vaccinations.

New City Website On the Back Burner Due to Other Priorities
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 17, 2017

A new website that would provide timely information and allow residents to pay water bills and permit fees online won’t be operational before 2018, according to City Administrator Steve Roth.

Homecoming Parade Entries Still Sought
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 17, 2017

There is still time to design and enter a float in the 2017 Pacific High School homecoming parade.

Meeting to Discuss New R-XI Buildings Will Be Tuesday — At Clark-Vitt Elementary
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 17, 2017

Union R-XI officials will meet with the community a second time Tuesday, Sept. 19, in hopes of garnering more opinions on possible solutions to the district’s overcrowding issues.

Annual Catholic Appeal Sets New Record in 2017 - Borgia, Lourdes Raise Most in Washington Deanery
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 17, 2017

The Most Rev. Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, on Friday announced the results of the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) which raised more than $15 million for the first time ever.

Man Charged in Theft, Crash of SUV
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 17, 2017

A 31-year-old man was charged with stealing a vehicle that he crashed on Interstate 44 Wednesday.

Area Firefighters Helped Rescue Hundreds In Hurricane Harvey Aftermath
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 17, 2017

Area firefighters and community members were part of the Missouri Task Force 1 (MO-TF1) that helped evacuate and rescue nearly 400 people and many pets in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Straatmann Joins 21 Design Group
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 17, 2017

21 Design Group, Engineering and Surveying announced the addition of Jill Straatmann to its team.

Longmeadow Rescue Ranch to Mark Farm Animal Awareness Week
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

The Humane Society of Missouri’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch, Union, will celebrate National Farm Animals Awareness Week.

Outdoor Display Gets Thumbs-Up
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

The planning and zoning (P&Z) commission gave a thumbs-up to what members described as a unique business that could put Pacific on the map.

Plan Board OKs Minor Subdivision On Long-Existing Vacant Parcel
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

Planning commissioners gave the nod to a minor subdivision on a long-existing vacant parcel located at North Payne and West St. Louis streets that extends back to Hogan Avenue with the condition that a development plan be completed before aldermen…

Stray Bullet Enters Home in Marthasville, No Injuries
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

A stray bullet struck a Marthasville home and landed just feet from where two girls were playing.

Union Road, Sidewalk Projects Are Moving Forward
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

The city of Union is moving forward with the bridge, road and sidewalk projects on Denmark Road, Springfield Avenue and State and Clark streets

Fire Hydrant Painting Work Is Continuing - City Hopes to Have All Done by November
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

Every fire hydrant in Washington is expected to have a new coat of paint by November.

Cardio Corner’s New Gym, Studio Opens in St. Clair
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

Cardio Corner recently opened two new locations in town, a 24/7 gym and a kickboxing studio.

Health Inspections by County Ongoing — Food, Lodging Top List
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 16, 2017

If you are hungry in Franklin County, you have about 500 options to choose from.

Settlement Reached In Civil Lawsuit — Mother Files Petition in Daughter’s Death
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 15, 2017

The plaintiff and defendant have come to terms on a settlement in the wrongful death suit filed by the mother of a Union woman who died in Mexico.

Schutzhund Dog Trials to Be Held in Liberty Field Park
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 15, 2017

There will be dogs barking and running in Liberty Field Park Oct. 21 during a working dog training and competition.

Posinski Named VP of Regional Lab Services for Mercy East Region
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 15, 2017

Matt Posinski, Washington, has accepted the role of vice president – regional laboratory services for Mercy’s East Region.

St. Clair Vacant Mobile Home Blaze
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 15, 2017

St. Clair firefighters responded to a vacant mobile home fire Monday, Sept. 4, at 9:11 a.m. No injuries were reported.

Pathways for Teachers Program to Continue - In Washington School District
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 15, 2017

The Washington School District will continue its Pathways for Teachers program again this year.


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— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


— Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969