Area News

Officials Respond to Tractor Trailer Off the Road in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday May 05, 2015

A tractor trailer hauling chemicals went off road on Westlink Drive near Main Street Tuesday morning.

Man Drowns In Leslie Pond
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 05, 2015

Franklin County authorities said a man drowned in a pond after appearing to struggle staying afloat Sunday Gary Gottschall, 20, Leslie, was pulled from the pond in the 1000 block of Flint Hill Road around 3:10 p.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol Water Patrol Division and Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies received a call around 2:12 […]

UPDATE: Identify Leslie Drowning Victim
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 03, 2015

UPDATED: Franklin County authorities said a 20-year-old man died Sunday in a drowning incident in the Beaufort/Leslie area.

Free ECC Concert Set for Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 03, 2015

The East Central College Bands will present “The Sounds of Broadway” Tuesday, May 5, beginning with an open house at 6 p.m., at the Washington Fairgrounds main stage. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

County Issues Violation Notice After Flooding at Mobile Home Park, Official Says
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 03, 2015

A local company was issued a violation notice from the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Department after flooding occurred at a Villa Ridge mobile home park, an official said.

City Poised To Buy Land On Riverfront For Trail Extension
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 03, 2015

With the anticipated approval of an agreement next week, the city will realize a longtime goal of gaining control of land along the Missouri River, from South Point west to St. John’s Creek.

St Peter’s Church Dedicates Labyrinth
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 03, 2015

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ has sown its seed on creating a labyrinth at the cemetery site in Washington.

Appeal Board Upholds Dredging Operation’s CUP
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

A conditional use permit for a proposed dredging operation near St. Clair survived an appeal from concerned neighbors.

Armed Forces Day Parade Set for May 16
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

The Pacific organization, Citizens for Veterans, is organizing its second annual Armed Forces Day parade Saturday, May 16.

Program Will Feature Past Mayors
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

A colorful mayor who brought a public water system and volunteer fire department to the frontier town of Pacific while he still kept hogs in his backyard will be among former leaders featured in an up

ECC Softball Falcons Win Region 16 Title
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

KIRKWOOD — Taking the winner-take-all game Saturday over event host St. Louis Community College, the East Central College softball Falcons won the NJCAA Division II Region 16 title Saturday.

Senior Center, Mayor Reach Agreement on Reporting of Funds
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

The mayor and Tri-County Senior Center have reached an agreement over what expenditures need to be reported to qualify for city funds.

Local Post Offices to Help Stamp Out Hunger — Annual Food Drive Is May 9
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

The National Association of Letter Carriers, United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking area residents to help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday, May 9.

Parks Staff Gets Ready for Founders Day
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

Union Founders Day plans are taking shape, and this year feature both new and traditional events.

City Plans to Use Two Companies to Cut Grass
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

The city will split a contract for grass cutting between two bidders.

District Still Will Pay Full Health Benefit
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

By an overwhelming majority, employees in the St. Clair R-XIII School District rejected a proposal that would have capped their provided health insurance benefit and shifted money to salaries.

VIPs Told to Keep Earning Title
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

The 54 St. Clair High School students who were recognized as Very Important Persons on Thursday during a ceremony in the auditorium mark the end to another year of the Renaissance Club program that ho

R-XIII Approves Capital Funding
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

A capital budget totaling $54,000 more than what was discussed during a previous meeting was approved by the St. Clair R-XIII Board of Education during its April meeting.

Concrete Truck Spills Load on Highway 100
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

A portion of Highway 100 in Washington was shut down for more than two hours Thursday after a concrete truck dropped its load in the middle of the road.

Staff, Parents, Students Rally After Vandalism At St. Francis Borgia Grade School
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 02, 2015

Teachers, staff, parents and some students gathered around the flagpole Friday morning outside of St. Francis Borgia Grade School to pray for healing after the school building was vandalized sometime

Prairie Dell Road Work to Cause Delays
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

Motorists should expect detouring around construction when Prairie Dell Road work begins next week.

March for Babies Is Saturday
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

The Washington March for Babies will be held this Saturday, May 2, beginning at the city park, 205 High St., Washington.

UPDATE: Two More Teens Charged in Borgia Vandalism
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

UPDATED: Franklin County Prosecutor Bob Parks issued charges Friday afternoon against two more teens suspected of breaking into and trashing St. Francis Borgia Grade School early Thursday.

Update On Arrest At Residence On Karen Ann Circle
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

On Friday, May 1st, the Sullivan Police Department served a search warrant at a residence on Karen Ann Circle. The search warrant was obtained from the Franklin County Circuit Court following an investigation of drug activity at the residence. After executing the search warrant, three area residents were taken into custody. Narcotics, drug paraphernalia, and […]

Camp Street Added to Street Improvement Plan
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

Camp Street, south of Eighth Street, will be resurfaced as part of this year’s street improvement program.


Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

Sullivan Police Excuted Search Warrent At Karen Ann Circle
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

Sullivan police executed a search warrant at 10 Karen Ann Circle Friday, May 1, shortly before 7 a.m. It’s is believed that three people were taken into custody. Further information will be released later by Sullivan Police. It is believed the search wArrant was served following a narcotics investigation

District Plans to Offer Technology Academy
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

The Washington School District plans to offer a technology academy to better prepare teachers and administrators for the rigors of a technology rich learning environment.

Marching Shamrocks to Get New Uniforms
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 01, 2015

The New Haven High School marching band, with its rich history of excellence, will be marching in style next year.

Multi Family Garage Sale
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday April 30, 2015

385 Dorson Circle Friday, May 1 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 2 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Furniture, books, toys, movies, puzzles, clothing ( Kids to adults), household misc. Lots and Lots of good stuff!!  Don’t want to miss this one!!  Go check it out! There will be other sales nearby […]