Union R-XI School District teachers and administrators visited several Franklin County businesses this week to better understand what employers are looking for in high school graduates.
Sharon Holtmeyer has been promoted to manager of quality improvement at Mercy Hospital Washington, and will transition to director of quality Improvement in July after the retirement of current Director Janice Moellering.
Cori’s Twin Gables Bar and Grill in Marthasville was one of the unfortunate few buildings to be affected by this month’s flooding. Water filled the basement of the building on Highway 47, ruining equipment and damaging the flooring above. The water even damaged the structure of the building.
Two longtime Mercy Hospital Washington employees have been chosen to throw out the first pitch at Busch Stadium Sunday, May 21, for Mercy Day at the Ballpark.
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer met with Franklin County Commissioners Dave Hinson, John Griesheimer and Tim Brinker Thursday, May 4, to discuss workforce development.
East Central College Adult Education and Literacy Director Alice Whalen has been named president-elect of the Missouri Adult Education and Literacy Administrator’s Association (MAELAA).
A bill that would allow DUI offenders the opportunity to drive company vehicles without using an interlock ignition device is moving through the Senate.
Construction of a new $10 million Spray Dynamics manufacturing facility in the Union Development Center is underway and going well, said General Manager Luke Bell.
East Central College English and journalism instructor Leigh Kolb has received the Interscholastic Press Association’s (MIPA) Contributing Medium Award.
The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission Monday approved a revised plat for the Overlook at Weber Farms that shifts the layout of the subdivision farther north.
Washington Building Department issued 142 permits in March, up from 130 during the same month last year. The estimated construction costs for those projects are $2,317,359 compared to $765,758.65 last year.
Steven P. Kuenzel Sr., Washington, was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.
The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce and parks department are gearing up for another great summer music series, according to Amanda Griesheimer, marketing director.
Baseball season is here. If you plan on attending a home game this season, consider a Mercy Monday. A portion of ticket sales for five St. Louis Cardinals Monday home games during the 2017 season will benefit Mercy Kids at the Cardinals Kids Cancer Center.
Casey Zastrow, an American Family Insurance agent in Washington, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a common question asked of kids. Approximately 200 students from seven Four Rivers area schools had a chance to see if a career in health care is the answer at Mercy’s fourth annual High School Career Exploration Day held last week.
Washington company Ziglin Signs will step in to create and install the entrance sign at Veterans Memorial Park after the company originally hired has stopped all communication with the project manager.
Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. recently announced the promotion of Serena Williams to an officer of the bank.
Each year more than 5 million Americans live with heart failure, with many more at risk. Mercy Clinic is addressing challenges these patients face through its Ambulatory Heart Failure Care Management Team, recently recognized as a Stronger Hearts Best Practice by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention.
Nearly two years ago, Steffani McCrary joined East Central College as an academic adviser. When she arrived, she brought something from her secondary education background with her.
Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. recently announced the promotion of Sam Unnerstall to commercial lender.
Gered and Sonya Vinyard’s neighborhood is littered with wood, expertly sculpted into art. Pieces can be found in their backyard, across the street in a neighbor’s front yard and at several houses down the street.
Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. recently announced the promotion of Chris Eckelkamp to assistant vice president – commercial lending.
The city of Union will briefly suspend enforcement of an ordinance that prohibits business owners from keeping wild animals for display or exhibition purposes.
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.
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.
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.
Leslie Tucker, M.D., AGAF, FACP, FACG, with Mercy Clinic Gastroenterology in Washington, has been named Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the nation’s oldest medical society dedicated to disorders of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Bob Marquart, along with the board of directors of Heritage Community Bank, announce the promotion of Laurie A. Benz to vice president, and the addition of a new information technology specialist, Danny A. Taylor.
East Central College is joining community colleges across the state to address a longstanding challenge facing Missouri businesses — the availability of a skilled workforce.