Police Chief Matt Mansell said the Missouri Transportation Department will not lower the speed limit on a stretch of Route 66 that local officials feel is dangerous.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is aggressively educating the public about the dangers of distracted driving as the number of fatal crashes climbs.
A joint improvement project between MoDOT and the city of Pacific could see wider turning lanes on North First Street as it enters Osage that would improve traffic flow.
To narrow down the suspects from a May 6 bomb threat at Washington High School, investigators again reviewed surveillance footage from school hallways.
Pacific officials say they want the Brush Creek Sewer District to revisit its efforts to reduce stormwater infiltration into its main line and control the volume discharged into the Pacific sewer system.
School officials in Franklin County say they will be watching closely as the St. Clair School District implements a program to allow a limited number of faculty and staff to be trained to serve as armed protection officers.
Downtown Washington Inc. will present the 10th annual Cleanup Day Saturday, June 8, from 8 to 11 a.m. in historic Downtown Washington.
The city of Washington is seeking a design and construction team for the Locust Street Redevelopment project to attract first-time homebuyers and young professionals.
The Cosmetology College of Franklin County is now operating under a new name. Evolve Beauty Academy changed owners last year and officially opened under the new name and ownership in April.
Saying they want the promised Liberty Field bleachers for the 2019 event season, aldermen agreed to kick in part of the cost when the Partnership proceeds fell short.
Missouri hospitals’ day-to-day operations and capital spending directly and indirectly supported nearly 310,000 jobs in Missouri, and deliver more than $19.3 billion in labor income, wages and benefits to Missourians.
The 15th annual Riverfront Trail Day for senior citizens and anyone who is physically disabled will be held Wednesday, June 5, at the Washington Fairgrounds. A rain date has been set for June 6.
Kate Freitag, 18, senior at Washington High School, Missourian intern, was named the statewide winner of the It Can Wait (distracted driving) video contest, sponsored by Missouri Newspapers, the Missouri Press Association (MPA) and AT&T Missouri.
Some aldermen want to wait for results of an expert review before spending park and stormwater funds, but others say they want to make sure that the split between the two is fair.
Pacific aldermen say it might be practical to write off old debts that appear to be uncollectible, but any money owed to the city that can be collected should be.
A preliminary look at the proposed city of Pacific budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year shows a list of purchases, personnel and projects that aldermen have called for over the past year.
One Pacific resident says her neighborhood is plagued with drugs and guns and the police seem unable to stop it so she’s turning to elected officials for help.
Despite objections from a number of people at Monday’s board of aldermen meeting, Union aldermen voted to create a community improvement district (CID) to help fund a flood berm at Dickey Bub Farm & Home.
The St. Clair R-XIII School Board Monday night approved a program to help keep students on track to graduate and assist them in the workforce after high school.
A pair of events that is expected to bring huge crowds to American Legion Post 320 in June brought a request to close the street to through traffic.
Franklin County Humane Society volunteers will be “Begging in the Streets” this Saturday, May 18, at the intersection of Fifth and Jefferson streets in Washington.
Washington High School Principal Dr. Kelle McCallum has been named the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MoASSP) Exemplary New Principal of the Year for the South Central Region.