The body of a 65-year-old man was recovered Thursday morning while fire crews fought a brush fire near St. Clair.
After several months of review, the formation of a Franklin County safety subcommittee is still in a holding pattern.
Franklin County took a step toward upgrading and improving 911 communications Tuesday officially requesting proposals for a 911 phone system upgrade.
Franklin County commissioners are against a Senate bill, which would put 7,000 miles of roads back under county control and the counties would then be responsible for their maintenance.
After almost two decades in office, the longest serving prosecuting attorney in Franklin County history has decided to call it quits.
The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWGW) will host an open house July 13 to show its 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) in Pacific.
With the Meramec Valley R-III School District asking voters to approve a bond issue in April that would make the old Pacific Public School, now the Community School, obsolete, a groundswell of public comment has emerged to convert the venerable building into a community center.
Union R-XI students in kindergarten through eighth grade will have an opportunity to earn money this summer by maintaining good attendance during summer school through a new program being offered by the district.
With spring in the air, the big orange trucks of Missouri Department of Transportation are hanging up their snow plows and preparing for the onslaught of summer road construction.
An architectural rendering of a proposed new Early Childhood Center building to combine three Meramec Valley R-III School District preschool programs was on display in the district boardroom March 15.
The Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC) grant program that has helped revitalize historic sections of 140 Missouri cities has set its sight on Pacific, which its officials say has an old downtown core that is ripe for revitalization.
Washington councilmen Monday night unanimously approved a lighting agreement with the state in order to maintain lights at the South Point Road commuter lot.
Veterans Memorial Park, the Union’s $6.6 million “legacy project,” required a significant amount of additional time and labor from Cochran, the city’s engineering firm.
The Washington City Council approved an ordinance that will dissolve the city’s clean energy development board now that county has extended its Clean Energy Program jurisdiction.
The 2017 Washingtonian Award was presented posthumously to John L. Politte during the 78th Annual Banquet of the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Saturday evening at the KC Hall. Over 400 people attended the dinner and program.
The city of Union will briefly suspend enforcement of an ordinance that prohibits business owners from keeping wild animals for display or exhibition purposes.
Two Washington councilmen said they were questioned by constituents who expressed concern about a possible increase in water rates while the city spends excess revenue in other areas.
Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. recently announced the promotion of Danny Tobben to assistant vice president – deposit operations.
The St. Clair Board of Aldermen is considering entering into a contract with Maguire Iron to maintain the city’s four water towers.
Mercy Hospital Washington recently received Saving Sight’s 2016 Excellence in Eye Donation Award, the third year the hospital has been honored for achievements in providing the gift of sight to those needing a cornea transplant.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement officers participated in the national St. Patrick’s Day Crackdown “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” impaired driving crackdown which was a major success to keep roadways safe.
Big-name entertainment for the Washington Town and Country Fair was announced Saturday night at the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce banquet.
Work is underway to repair the city’s storm warning sirens, which have been inoperable since a routine test failed March 5, according to City Administrator Steve Roth.
It is a busy time for all communities in Franklin County as they prepare for warm weather and upcoming road projects in their districts and towns.
The Union School Board has taken another step toward cutting energy usage and creating plans for upgrading and maintaining the district’s facilities.
Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. recently announced the promotion of Lori Aholt to vice president of retail operations.
More than 35 different brewers will serve craft beer at the annual Mile Marker 68.3 Bier Fest Saturday, April 29, in an effort to raise funds to help clean the Missouri River.