Retired Army Col. Bob Oreskovic said he was honored and humbled to be chosen to speak at the annual Washington Memorial Day Service.
After raising $31,000 in funds and receiving the promise of labor and materials, the campaign to elevate the Historic First Baptist Church and Education Center at 412 S. First St. above the flood plain is nearing the point where the church can be lifted, according to Norbert Gildehaus, commi…
The Pacific Lions Club is asking the public to look out for collection boxes placed around Pacific for its school backpack drive. The Lions are collecting school supplies that will be distributed to Meramec Valley R-III School District students at a back-to-school party Saturday, July 21, fr…
An arrest in the alleged molestation of three juveniles may have been made sooner if a Washington gym owner had reported claims to authorities.
Schnuck Markets Inc., its customers and more than 25 vendors will be supporting the families of fallen and disabled service members starting this week.
A Villa Ridge man who allegedly fired a shotgun at two people in a moving vehicle — and striking both — was charged Tuesday.
One of the highlights of both the closing and opening assemblies for Washington School District staff is the presentation of the WINGS Foundation awards.
There are five core values that city of Washington employees are being measured by, and those competencies translate to how well they work with customers.
A total of 14 Lonedell students participated in The Missourian’s Book Buzz program. The school’s library received 36 books at various reading levels over the course of the year.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District Teacher of the Year used a friend’s description of her as a porch light to illustrate the role that teachers play in the lives of their students.
A new children’s gym in Downtown Washington has connections to a now-closed gymnastics and fitness center where a volunteer coach is accused of child molestation.
The Washington Fire Company was at the scene of this fire at 521 E. Third St. Thursday night. Crews were dispatched to the fire about 8:30 p.m. The Washington Ambulance District and Washington police also were on the scene. Check back to emissourian.com for more information as it becomes ava…
The Washington City Council could make a final vote next month on a contentious special use permit request to operate a recycling center near a residential subdivision.
Plans for more security at the St. Clair High School office and designs for a life skills area were discussed at the Thursday, May 17, school board meeting.
Personal show and tell brings local history to life in meetings where members of the Meramec Valley History Museum and Genealogical Society (MVHM&GS) delve into the past through family lore.
After months of debate about what to do with Robert’s Rules of Order, the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission reached a decision.
With Franklin County’s Bicentennial right around the corner in January 2019, a committee is being formed to put together ideas and materials for a Washington float for the March 30, 2019, county parade.
What started out as a small mission group in New Haven, is now turning into a nonprofit organization with the purpose to help hospitals and villages in Africa.
The owner of the gym where alleged child molestations occurred has been charged with not reporting incidents that were brought to her attention.
Before a shovel has even hit the dirt the contracts for the Franklin County jail/911 expansion and renovation are already in the millions.
The owner of a recycling facility looking to open shop in a new location pleaded with city officials for a compromise that would allow him to operate the business and appease the neighbors.