After a lot of introspection and long conversations with family and friends, James Cordrey says he has decided to throw his hat into the ring for the open 109th State Representative race.
The Agape House Board of Directors has named one of its members as interim director of the food pantry and resale store, but the agency is not writing checks for financial assistance, according to Craig Schmidt, interim president.
Following the school shooting Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead, Washington police reported an increase in calls about possible school shootings.
Leaders of the city’s tourism, history and genealogy boards promise a workable plan to convert the former Red Cedar Inn building into a visitor and history venue.
Nine months after Meramec State Park employees were tested for signs of the Bourbon virus, two lawmakers are demanding answers from the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).
A lawsuit has been filed to have the Franklin County Prosecutor removed from three cases where the suspects are charged in the death of a former probation officer and drug counselor.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair the year before h…
Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold told administrators, teachers and parents packed into the Union High School board room Thursday that Proposition Wildcats would alleviate overcrowding in the district.
Franklin County clerk and election authority Debbie Door has announced that she will utilize the “random drawing” process on the first day of candidate filing for county offices to be nominated at the primary election to be held on Aug. 7, 2018.
Historic buildings are often neglected and deteriorate over time from their once grand state. The Marthasville Bank Building, circa 1857, will not be one of them.
Washington School District officials will share results of a community survey conducted seeking input from staff, parents, students and community members as it develops a new five-year strategic plan.
When Pacific resident Mike O’Rourke learned in 2011 that Scott Cooksey, a wounded veteran, needed a van adapted so he could drive with his hands, he knew he had to do something.
Five state lawmakers attended the annual Washington Area Chamber of Commerce government forum Friday at the Four Rivers Area YMCA in Washington.
Abbie Vollmer, a sophomore at Washington High School, is one of 100 award recipients for the third year of PBS’s and Stand Up to Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.
Pacific High School junior and Missouri District 8 DECA vice president Alyssa Crum attended a legislative breakfast Jan. 24 at the state capitol.
A Pacific resident who recently made her ninth trip to Australia says she has gotten accustomed to seeing kangaroos bounding along the roadside, but still loses her breath at the sight of a flock of white crested cockatoos.
A county man who volunteered at Union High School and was employed by the city of Union has been charged with sending pornography to a minor.
St. Clair firefighters responded to a residential fire just outside city limits Wednesday night Feb. 21. No injuries were reported.
After leaving the city building department only to return two previous times in 17 years, Bill Davis, deputy code official, says retirement is a sure-fire thing this time around.
The next phase of the Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River is slated to begin next week with the installation of girders on the structure.
After the tragic killing of 17 people at a school in Florida on Valentine’s Day, some lawmakers representing Franklin County in the state Legislature were asked if tougher gun laws should be considered, especially on the AR-15 rifles.
Mark Noelke and Sunshine Hommes from Altemueller Jewelry, Washington, recently attended the 2018 Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO) Winter Buying Show in Savannah, Ga.
Washington High School seniors Ryan Hill and Anna Sullentrup are among the approximately 15,000 finalists nationwide in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
The St. Clair R-XIII School District Board members received updates on a couple of projects managed by FMB Architects.
My Vintage Varia, a vintage retail store at 120 W. Main Street in Downtown Washington for the past four years, is relocating to a larger space, according to owners Ray and Paula Harvey.
The Missionaries of Fatima will hold a free community meal Tuesday Feb. 20, at the KC Hall in St. Clair starting at 5 p.m. The Missionaries of Fatima hold free dinners every third Tuesday of the month. The event is open to the community. The KC Hall is located at 204 S. Commercial Avenue in …