A public art project to celebrate Franklin County’s bicentennial is taking off this fall and will be ready to fly high come spring.
Dr. Matthew Davidson with Mehringer Chriopractic, 1809 Heritage Hills Center Dr., Washington, competed in the Ironman World Championship held Oct. 13 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
The 4-inch scar at the base of Cole Boland’s skull doesn’t seem to faze him much. Neither did his diagnosis with medulloblastoma, a fast-growing cancerous brain tumor that can spread through the cerebrospinal fluid to other locations on the surface of the brain and to the spinal cord, last January.
Even before he and his wife bought the historic Thias house on Elm Street in Downtown Washington, Marc Houseman had heard stories that it was haunted. And after living in the house for several years now, he admits there are things they have heard (and smelled) that are unexplained.
“For nearly a century, Edward Jones has been in the business of creating relationships and building family wealth. Alzheimer’s disease destroys both.”
Alicia Feldmann knew she was on to something when one of the students at Washington Middle School came to tell her that another teacher was having a tough week and could use something to lift her spirits. Could the teacher be given something from the Blue Jay TIN?
Missourians can take pride in the state’s role in the development of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. The 1968 act helped protect free-flowing rivers around the country for the enjoyment of future generations.
Hope Lodge No. 251 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons is celebrating the group’s 150th anniversary this year. It was chartered Oct. 15, 1868.
Applications are being accepted for a free one-week summer camp for grieving boys and girls who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver.
First off, I’m not going anywhere — not retiring, or moving or leaving our local newspaper. You will continue to see my byline as Newsbee or Chris in book columns in The Missourian. The only change is “Sights and Insights” is ending.
As a part of a national movement to prevent and end domestic violence, Franklin County has special events planned Oct. 2-16 in recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. These include:
As of today, the weather forecast for this Saturday is a little iffy for October — mid-80s for the high, with a chance for rain in the afternoon.
We all get busy. It’s a common lament. But in our hurry-hurry-rush-rush days we often overlook those who impact us in simple yet important ways. We give little thought to everyday things they do in their jobs that make our lives easier and more pleasant.
Sister Jane Rombach, FSM, will mark her 70-year jubiliee with the Franciscan Sisters of Mary during a celebration Saturday, Oct. 6, at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton.
Kids show up at the Life House Youth Center at 11 N. Clark St. in Sullivan any way that they can — some ride their bikes and others get dropped off by the school bus, but most walk.
“Rivertowns: 100 Miles, 200 Years, Countless Stories,” the Nine Network special that taps into the social, natural and cultural changes in Missouri River communities over more than two centuries, will premiere on Channel 9 this Wednesday evening, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.
This week, I’ll be trekking up and down the steps to put away my summer things. The first to go will be the whites — because everyone knows you can’t wear white pants, shoes or carry a white purse after Labor Day.
Gina Vernaci has been promoted, effective Oct. 1, to the position of president and chief operating officer (COO) of Playhouse Square, a nonprofit performing arts center in Cleveland, Ohio.
A Nine Network special that taps into the social, natural and cultural changes in Missouri River communities over more than two centuries will premiere on Channel 9 Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Kirby and Debra Bliss of Union, along with Mr. and Mrs. Derrick and Donna Howard of Union, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Ann Howard, to Troy Robert Frick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Julie Frick of New Haven.
Back in the early ’90s, Blanton Whitmire gave his wife, Peg, flowers for her birthday and they are still blooming today — both in the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve that was his actual gift to her and in landscapes all over the region from visitors who have been inspired t…
In the back corner of the banquet room at Röbller Winery in New Haven, musicians who had pulled chairs into a circle for an impromptu jam session had drawn a crowd of people who were watching, tapping their toes and some even recording the performance with their smartphones.
Gateway Arch National Park has been renovated and now includes a new visitor experience, including the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Tram Ride to the Top, the Arch Store, the Arch Café (located inside the tram lobby) or the Arch View Café (located on the dock of the riverboats).
An elementary student worries about college and what she wants to be. She wishes she could talk to her mom because she can’t quit obsessing about it. The girl is only a fourth-grader.
The 27th annual Franklin County CROP Hunger Walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 7, in Union, beginning and ending at Zion United Church of Christ, 115 S. Washington St. in Union.
One of the things children’s author/illustrator Loren Long is making sure to pack for his visit to Franklin County later this month is his ukulele. It will be integral to his presentations here promoting his newest title, “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake.”
As part of its weekly free community meal, the Harvest Table will be giving away new pairs of socks for people of all sizes, infant to adult, at the dinner on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Few cities can tell the story of beer in America like St. Louis. And a new book, “St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City,” shares that story in a beautiful 320-page tribute.
More than five years after Gwen Borgmann, Washington, was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, she was still feeling weak from the toll all of it had taken on her body: Eight chemotherapy treatments spread out over 16 weeks followed by 33 radiation treatments.
As hard as it may be for today’s young people to comprehend, there was a time not too long ago — less than 50 years — that people actually believed women were not capable of running long distances, that it could harm their ability to bear children, among other things.
Registration is open online at foxpacf.org for all performing arts high school students in the metro area to compete in the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation’s Ninth Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition.
It has been nearly 94 years since “Sunny” Jim Bottomley, while playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, set a Major League Baseball record for the most RBIs (runs batted in) in a single game: 12. That record still stands.
The pediatric cancer experts at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital kicked off the 50th anniversary of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sept. 1 by celebrating the dramatic and record-breaking increase in survival rates over the past five decades and highlighting the hospital’s focus on how…
It’s rewarding to bask in the glow of a successful event, like last Thursday’s Teacher Appreciation Night that The Missourian and Neighborhood Reads sponsored. The bookstore wasn’t only brimming with books, it was packed with teachers and librarians anxious to learn more about Newspaper In E…
Every year on the second Saturday in September, a “promise garden” of colorful flowers springs up around the Main City Park in Washington as a crowd of more than 800 people take to the streets of downtown for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Labadie native Jason Hicks will be bringing his band, the Blue Canyon Boys, to Labadie for their seventh annual concert at the Labadie Station this Sunday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m.
The Friends of the Washington Public Library speaker series will host Benjamin Hochman this Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m. for a presentation on his book, “The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals: The Men and Moments That Made the St. Louis Cardinals.”
To help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve will hold its first ever Fine Gardening Symposium Oct. 19-20.
Every year on the second Satuday in September, a “promise garden” of colorful flowers springs up around the Main City Park in Washington as a crowd of more than 800 people take to the streets of downtown for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
New Haven School District will hold a free public screening of the IndieFlix documentary “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” on Monday, Sept. 10, at the Walt Theater, 111 Front St., in Downtown New Haven.
The annual Harney Heritage Day will be held on the grounds of the General William S. Harney Summer Home at 332 South Mansion St. in Sullivan Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 pm.