The Franklin County Health Department is strengthening its efforts to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases in multiple populations, including drug users.
A Jefferson County Circuit judge is scheduled to hear a motion for a change of venue in the case against the Union man charged in a 2017 homicide at the Bourbeuse River.
In the first two months of 2019, the Franklin County Proposition P sales tax has already generated more than $1 million in revenues for law enforcement salaries and renovations to the adult detention and 911 centers.
A bill currently making its way through the Missouri House of Representatives that would require all Missourians to own a rifle is garnering national attention.
Health Department Director Angie Hittson says as of Tuesday there have been no new cases of hepatitis A in Franklin County, but she does expect more before the outbreak is over.
Franklin County Second District Commissioner Dave Hinson has demanded an in-person meeting with St. Louis County emergency communication officials regarding the lack of cooperation from the neighboring county.
It was the reporting of a suspicious vehicle by a vigilant county resident that ultimately led to the arrest of a man and woman following a pursuit through three counties March 7.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Passenger rail traffic along a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue amid flooding along the Missouri River.
A Sullivan police officer sustained injuries last week after being pulled into a car by a suspect which then dragged the officer more than 100 yards before crashing.
A St. Clair man wanted on a federal warrant was arrested after leading Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies and a detective in a pursuit Tuesday.
Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker says he will be making inquiries to ensure nearly $11 million earmarked for rural broadband expansion is “built out instead of bought out.”
Editor’s Note: Marc Houseman, chairman of Franklin County’s Bicentennial, delivered this historical report Saturday at the Bicentennial Opening Ceremony at East Central College.
Health Department officials are tracking a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A with 12 cases reported in Franklin County as of Monday morning.
The Franklin County Highway Department continues to add to its fleet of new equipment with the purchase of two new dump trucks and accessories.
Boeuf Lutheran Road was closed Thursday at the slab crossing of Boeuf Creek by the Franklin County Highway Department due to high water. The road will reopen after the creek level goes down.
The first, and possibly the largest, one-time bid for the Franklin County Jail/911 renovation project was approved Tuesday by the Franklin County Commission.
Many county residents will stay home on Election Day next month, but it’s not by choice. They don’t have anything to vote for.
The Villa Ridge man accused of nearly striking a Franklin County deputy in a stolen car Thursday before leading multiple agencies on a high-speed pursuit was wanted for a previous stolen vehicle warrant.
A St. Louis man was taken into custody Saturday, March 2, for allegedly attempting to strangle another man with a plastic cord, twice, at a Labadie area home.
Franklin County Highway Administrator Ron Williams says this winter has been one of the worst he has encountered since the blizzards of the early 1980s.
Three men were charged with felonies in a suspected botched drug deal that led to shots being fired inside a mobile home in Oak Grove Village Thursday.
Röbller Vineyard in New Haven will unveil its Franklin County commemorative bicentennial wine — the 1818 Franklin County Reserve — at the Franklin County Bicentennial opening ceremony, to be held at East Central College this Saturday, March 9, at 2 p.m.
As the 2019 Missouri Legislative session reaches the halfway point, only one bill proposed by local lawmakers has been passed, another is facing resistance and many others are stalled in committee or not yet assigned.
Two hundred years ago, the Missouri State Legislature created Franklin County out of St. Louis County, and this Saturday, March 9, the community will begin a yearlong celebration of events and activities.
The driver of a stolen truck who led authorities on a pursuit through three counties Thursday and sideswiped a Franklin County patrol car is in custody.
Flooding memories are still fresh in the minds of residents living near one of the many rivers and streams in Franklin County.
Michelle (Ballmann) Mueller’s children asked her what she was going to say when named the Franklin County Relay For Life’s Hero of Hope.
Prosecuting attorneys across the state are eyeing a House bill that could release inmates who otherwise would spend their life in jail.
According to recent projections given to the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency, spring 2019 could usher in heavy flooding of several rivers in the county.
In the past 17 days, Franklin County Health Department staff have inspected 11 incidents involving tractor-trailer food shipments on or near Interstate 44 in the Sullivan area.
As the planning and design of the new Franklin County Adult Detention Center progresses, county officials are getting a firsthand look at the facility without ever leaving their desks.
After years of planning, Hope Ranch of Missouri will kick off its “Restored With Hope” building campaign with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday, March 23, on its property in Stanton.