Old photos from scenes around St. Clair hang in the main branch of Farmers & Merchants Bank here. More than just decoration, the black and white images remind customers of the bank’s longevity — 100 years.
A Robertsville area man was arrested inside Fricks Market Friday, May 17, after he left the scene of a crash that injured two people and then struck a stop sign.
The Union R-XI Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to reject the hiring of outside custodial services to work the evening shift.
The East Central College class of 2013 marked the start of a new tradition of honoring students who are veterans or currently part of the military.
After much discussion, the Washington Park Commission will recommend giving the hosts of the annual Tannenbaum Auction a special rate on renting the entire city auditorium for one week in November.
After months of discussions and review, zoning code changes designed to promote more affordable housing in Washington have been adopted.
Tom Holdmeier, an American Family Insurance agent in Washington, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification.
The Meramec Valley Genealogical and Historical Society (MVGHS) held its May meeting at the Haue Valley Farm.
The Washington American Legion Post 218 will host this year’s Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27, at Rennick Riverfront Park. The service will begin at 10 a.m.
A new teacher evaluation system was approved by the Washington School Board at a special meeting Thursday morning.
The Washington Parks Committee unanimously agreed that erecting a memorial to Robert Perkins, the first park director, is a “great idea.”
The city of Washington will prosecute anyone caught cutting down trees in the area of the Rotary Riverfront Trail, north of the railroad tracks.
Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. recently announced the promotion of Danielle Unnerstall to director of marketing and public relations officer.
Farmers Insurance agent Tim Kluesner has moved his office to 6244 Highway 100 in Washington.
Wedding Creations, Washington, recently received an Elite Retailer of the Year award from Jim’s Formal Wear.
The American Legion Post 297, Union, will welcome veteran advocate Hugh Nisbet next week to speak at the annual Memorial Day service.
The Union R-XI School District Board of Education will meet Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. in the boardroom at the high school.
Tempers flared during Tuesday’s county commission meeting as three regular critics went head-to-head with elected officials over charging attorney fees to citizens who file complaints against the local government.
A fund-raiser to benefit the Fisher House will be held this Friday, May 24, in the parking lot between John G’s Bier Deck and the Taproom.
A special use permit to operate a farmers’ market on the Hillermann Nursery & Florist parking lot has been approved.
While Franklin County avoided much of the damage Monday night, it still received the rain from a storm system which also brought lightning, hail and wind gusts.
Too much visibility may be hurting the Pacific Community Garden.
Washington City Council members have granted a temporary site license for a cellphone tower at the Washington Fairgrounds.
Motorists may want to avoid the Highway 100 intersection at Jefferson Street/Highway A.
Joseph Purschke, Union, was named the East Central College Outstanding Alumnus for 2013.
My wife and I spent last week in Mexico.
The Washington Tattoo Collective at 204 Jefferson St. in Downtown Washington more closely resembles an art studio than a tattoo shop.
A severe storm moving through the Campbellton-Lyon area early Monday morning caused heavy damage to Smilin’ Sam’s furniture store on Orchard Road, off Highway 185.
The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce’s first meeting to form a Young Professionals group went very well, according to Becky Stieffermann with the Chamber.
Pacific police may soon end the practice of standing outside vehicles stopped for traffic violations and handwriting traffic tickets.
St. Clair Fire Protection District Interim Chief Mike Kelley said he experienced some tense moments on Monday morning as he and other firefighters battled a home fire on Belew Road south of St. Clair.
In the end, the St. Clair Board of Aldermen trusted members of its planning and zoning commission regarding conditions placed on a permit for a recycling center to operate on the west side of the city.
The Washington Skate Park at Optimist Park will officially open this Thursday, May 23.
Security has been beefed up at St. Clair City Hall as officials strive to make the facility as safe as possible while also making an office location change at the same time.
Franklin County’s first spray park should open in St. Clair as scheduled on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, demolition began on the Washington, Missouri McDonald's. The restaurant is being rebuilt over the summer.
A residence south of St. Clair was gutted by fire Monday morning.
The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night approved the rehiring of 48 full-time professional staff members for fiscal year 2014.
The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night unanimously voted to accept the low bid for a new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system as part of a renovation project going on in the art rooms.
UPDATED: The two men who were injured in the Sunday morning crash at Krakow have been identified.
The Union R-XI Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the board room at the high school.
A Franklin County man who has several felony cases pending in circuit court is facing additional charges.
Someone cut the lock on one of the gates at Thriftee Grocery Distributor in Union and also cut a lock on a storage unit on the property.
The number of single-family home permits issued through April is the same as last year, according to the Franklin County Building Department.
A Washington man charged with burglary and assault in Warren County is now facing a new felony charge related to that case.
Collections for Franklin County’s new municipal court are on track to beat budget projections.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) will celebrate a milestone birthday Wednesday, May 22, but not without birthday festivities organized by the Franklin County Relay for Life.
Four new requests for conditional use permits are on the agenda for the Franklin County Planning and Zoning board Tuesday, May 21.
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School announced Friday morning that Kevin Mabie has been named principal for the 2013-14 school year.
Franklin County sales tax collections are up by more than $200,000 so far this year compared to last, according to the latest report.