The city of Washington police, the Amtrak Police Department and Operation Lifesaver will participate in Operation Clear Track Tuesday, Sept. 24 during Rail Safety Week, which runs Sept. 22-28. It will take place at the rail crossing at Lafayette and Front streets, and at Kingsland Drive.

The Washington City Council Monday approved a contract with the firm SCS Engineers to perform groundwater monitoring services at the city landfill.


Heading into its third week, the Franklin County Area United Way campaign is going strong, officials said.

A Ballwin woman was injured after being struck by a vehicle Thursday, Sept. 12, near 300 Checkerboard Drive in Franklin County.

The CEOs of more than 100 companies are stepping into the nation’s gun debate, imploring Congress to expand background checks and enact a strong “red flag” law, the Associated Press reported.

A St. Clair man, who was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender, was charged Friday afternoon, Sept. 13.

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St. Clair Chamber and School District officials had positive comments to share about the third annual Car Show and Burnout Contest that took place Saturday, Sept. 14.

Chapter 1387 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will provide free airplane rides for children ages 8 to 17 Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Washington Regional Airport.

With more than 130 vendors at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s 2019 Best of Missouri Market, shoppers can browse even more handcrafted items and locally produced food than ever before.

Despite sweltering temperatures, more than 700 Crawford Electric consumer-members and guests participated in the 79th annual meeting of the cooperative Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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One of the features of the new Scenic Regional Library facility in Union is the expanded parking lot.

On Monday, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) moved forward with road closures in the Spring Bluff area to replace a bridge on Highway H.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) officials Wednesday announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists, including three students in Franklin County, in the 65th annual scholarship program.