The annual Riverfront Trail Day for senior citizens and people who are physically disabled will be held Wednesday, June 5, with a rain date set for Wednesday, June 12.
If you are spending part of your summer in the company of grandchildren, take the time off from school to honor your grandchild’s imagination and grow his or her creative thinking.
A sign reading “Homestead Stitchers Meets Here” hangs on the door of Leona Scharfenberg’s room at The Homestead at Hickory View.
When local artist Frank Anschutz was a child his parents separated, and he spent the days at his grandmother’s house in St. Louis.
Linda Meyer-Adams said she will miss the people the most now that she has retired as the director of the County Seat Senior Center.
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. – Destroyed by fire, the stone-and-timber Camp Pin Oak Lodge at Lake of the Ozarks State Park has been rebuilt with the same craftsmanship displayed by its original Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) crew in the 1930s.
Grace United Methodist Church, 952 N. Church St., Sullivan, will host two all-you-can-eat barbecues on Friday, May 3, and Friday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to raise funds for its backpack program that sends backpacks filled with food home with schoolchildren on Friday afternoons so they have meals on weekends when there is no school.
Missouri residents are encouraged to cast their vote for the state’s Outstanding Senior Volunteer.
Independence can be an important part of living with Alzheimer’s disease. But some caregivers may be inadvertently undermining the independence of those they care for by underestimating their abilities to carry out everyday tasks.
The Second Annual Bethany Springs Prairie Festival to benefit the Missouri Prairie Foundation will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days at Bethany Springs Farm in Berger (eight miles east of Hermann).
In the wake of severe storms and flooding that hit the city of De Soto and surrounding areas last month, Gov. Jay Nixon has requested a declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) that would clear the way for financial assistance to impacted residents and businesses in Jefferson County and five contiguous counties: Franklin, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, St. Louis and Washington.
An “unauthorized intrusion” of East Central College’s online ticketing system occurred April 25, the school announced today.
While a lawsuit has been filed against the Brush Creek Sewer District, the contractor who installed the system said last week that there are no problems with the construction.
A Krakow man alleges that the Franklin County Commission sold a piece of public property in an unethical manner.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District renewed its contract with a private food service management firm to operate the district food and nutrition program for the next school year.
East Central College spring commencement Saturday, May 18, included 487 candidates for graduation.
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.
Local officials are upset because a transportation tax bill failed to get passed in this year’s legislative session.
Jay Schafler of Villa Ridge received the East Central College Outstanding Student Award at the 2013 spring commencement Saturday, May 18.
After spending several years as a “picker” for antique stores in St. Louis, as well as participating in the gypsy caravan and other antique shows, Beaufort resident Tracie Shell decided it was time to open her own shop.
Riverbend School has been selected to participate in CHARACTERplus Way, a school level program designed to prevent bullying of students by other students.
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 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.