The Washington City Council is expected to vote on three ordinances Tuesday, Jan. 22, designating local historic landmarks.

The Washington School Board will holds its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the administration building.

A planned unit development in Boles Township was approved Tuesday night at the Franklin County Planning and Zoning meeting.

Two festivals are planned for later this year at Lost Hill Lake Events, now that a conditional use permit was approved Tuesday night at the Franklin County Planning and Zoning meeting.

A Franklin County grand jury has issued an indictment against a Washington man accused of breaking into multiple businesses in Washington and Franklin County.

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As work gets underway in the gym at South Point Elementary to repair cracks in the walls, school officials had another issue to deal with Monday.

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MoDOT has unveiled plans to add turning lanes and resurface a portion of Highway 50 by the end of 2020.

There will not be an election for the Washington School Board in April because only two candidates filed for the two open seats.

The Washington Planning and Zoning Board tabled a request for a short-term lodging permit due to discrepancies on the staff report and request.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department will give a special presentation on “Social Media and Your Children” Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Center.

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission approved the preliminary plat in the Highland Meadows commercial development where a proposed assisted living facility may be constructed.

A Union woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars in cash from her employer and fleeing the state contacted authorities Friday to turn herself in.

Money earned by civic groups, schools, churches and other organizations that worked the gates, parking lots and concession stands at the 2018 Washington Town & Country Fair totaled $157,525 — a new record.

Turning in all necessary paperwork for forms and fees for park/gym rentals and street closures for festivals/events and on time are a couple tips from St. Clair Park Board public relations coordinator Jamie Frossard.

Charges have been filed against a man who allegedly kicked, punched and spat on Union police officers.


The Washington School District is wasting no time in educating parents and patrons of its $26 million zero tax-rate increase bond issue that will be on the April 2 ballot.

Midyear benchmarks in math at the elementary and junior high levels showed growth compared to beginning of the school year, according to Melissa Husereau, director of teaching and learning.

Express Employment Professionals in Union/Warrenton recently honored Natasha Maisel as its associate of the month for December.

The city of Union received its first Proposition P money from Franklin County.