The Franklin County Fair will feature classic country singer/songwriter Trent Tomlinson as the main stage entertainment at this year’s Fair.
There were more flu cases reported in Franklin County last week than in the entire flu season last year and health department officials believe this may be the worst year in recorded history.
A large group of students and parents packed the Washington School Board meeting Wednesday night in support of the NNDCC/NJROTC program.
A Sullivan man sustained serious injuries while trying to avoid a vehicle driving in the wrong direction on Interstate 44 Friday morning.
A bill that would require all public school restrooms, locker rooms and shower rooms to be designated for and used by male or female students has again come to the forefront.
Two teams of teachers in the Washington School District toured Springfield public schools last week at part of the Pathways for Teachers program.
The Union School District has teamed up with the Union Police Department and Franklin County Sheriff’s Department to help encourage positive relationships between law enforcement and students.
Meramec Valley R-III school libraries are emerging as media centers, combining printed books with technology that allows students to surf the Internet, read books on their laptops, compete in an array of reading games and make movies using the Pacific High School software Movie Maker.
Washington High School students have begun planning and fundraising for the 12th annual Jordan Scheer Memorial Children’s Relay For Life, set to take place Friday, April 28, at the high school.
One local English teacher inspires youngsters to write by telling them to pick their topic without fear of taking a risk. And it’s working.
Bouts of unseasonably warm weather and a cooperative Missouri River have allowed significant progress to be made on the new Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River.
In June 2016, when a 5-year-old autistic girl went missing in the Villa Ridge area, the Franklin County sheriff’s office turned to Facebook to solicit help from the community.
There were no public comments on the proposed rezoning of a parcel of land from R-3 multiple-family dwelling district to B-2 highway business district at the Union Board of Aldermen meeting last week.
St. Clair R-XIII Superintendent Kyle Kruse has been approved for a three-year contract with the district, but he asked the board not to increase his salary for at least one year.
A general contractor working for Attending Angels appeared before the St. Clair Board of Aldermen Monday night asking the city to reimburse the business for additional costs incurred for a water line because he claims the city gave him an incorrect location of the utility.
In what has become an annual February event, state legislators will be on hand this Friday at the Four Rivers YMCA Government forum to discuss a wide range of issues affecting residents of Franklin County and all over the state.
The World Bird Sanctuary visited Scenic Regional Library's Union branch Friday, Feb. 17. Visitors saw an armadillo, snake, owl and tarantula, as well as learned about the animals at the sanctuary.
After weeks of narrowing down candidates and securing funding, the Highway 47 committee has selected the Lochmueller Group to conduct a traffic study on the 13-mile corridor between Washington and St. Clair.
Crime was up last year, but not at an alarming rate as compared to the previous year, Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton noted in the annual report on crimes and other activities by the sheriff’s office.