When Mya Rode, age 10, found out she had won Best of Show for her entry in the Home Economics/Fine Arts Division Show at the Washington Town & Country Fair, she jumped up and down with excitement. “I won the whole thing?” she asked with disbelief and a huge smile of her face.

With the new fall semester just one week away, State Technical College of Missouri, Linn, announced that it has been ranked the No. 1 college in the nation by WalletHub (a personal finance website).

Matthew Henry Amlong, a Washington High School student, participated in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 15-23 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.

MFA Cooperative Association 2 announced that Bart Becker has accepted the position of manager of the Foristell location effective Monday, Aug. 26.  

For over 10 years, the Robinson Carving Co., based out of Montgomery City, has exhibited its work live at the Washington Town & Country Fair.

Express Employment Professionals in Union/Warrenton recently honored Alicia Hays as its associate of the month for July.

There were 94 permits issued by the Washington Building Department in July, including a permit for the construction of an assisted living facility estimated to cost $4,000,000. 

The Inns at St. Albans is expanding with the construction of a new lodge offering 12 overnight rooms and 18 total beds for guests at weddings, corporate retreats and weekend cooking school events at the historic hospitality venue at the western edge of the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Cassidy Keeven, New Haven, has been selected to receive a $2,000 academic scholarship from the National Propane Gas Foundation (NPGF) for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Vehige Farm Store, Foristell, which has been under family ownership for over 65 years, will now be managed by MFA Cooperative Association No. 2 of Washington.

There will be a Hermann trolley ride featuring host Dan Terry, author of several books about local paranormal activities, including “Hermann Shadows: the Heart of Wine Country.”

Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that a coalition of 50 attorneys general, comprising 48 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, has reached a settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breath.

Anyone interested in serving on the board of directors of Crawford Electric Cooperative has until this Friday, July 26, at 5 p.m. to get on the election ballot by turning in a nominating petition signed by at least 15 co-op members.