Franklin County officials have declared a state of emergency due to flooding all over the county.
The Bend Road bridge construction process is moving along as scheduled and the road has been reopened after a closure of more than two weeks.
Two men are in custody after crashing a stolen vehicle into a Pacific home early Thursday following an alleged carjacking that led to a police pursuit.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a “heavy rainfall event” this weekend, which could result in flash flooding of several creeks and rivers in Franklin County.
William Buell will be allowed have an RV park on his property, but the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission will decide if he can host a festival.
County Highway Administrator Ron Williams has placed the American Inn Road bridge replacement near the top of his priority list for this summer’s workload.
St. Louis based Navigate Building Solutions has been selected to steer upgrades to the jail and 911 communication center in Union, has a wealth of knowledge and background in law enforcement facilities.
The Franklin County Clerk’s office will look much different in a few months after safety glass is installed at the counter as part of ongoing security upgrades at the government center.
County resident Michelle Horvath was presented with the inaugural Community Mental Health Liaison (CMHL) of the year award from the Missouri Crisis Intervention Team (MO CIT) Council.
In September 2016, there were 11 SWAT officers sick after exposure to heroin and fentanyl during a raid in Hartford, Conn. A flash-bang grenade was tossed into a drug house that sent the drugs into the air, and into the lungs or on the skin of the officers.
With a firm now in place to oversee upgrades to the Franklin County Jail/911 Center, focus will soon turn to funding the project.
Meramec Aggregates will once again make its case to keep a conditional use permit to the Board of Zoning Adjustment, but this time it will also make its own appeal.
The first major step toward upgrading the Franklin County Jail and 911 Communication Center was taken Wednesday when Navigate Building Solutions was selected to manage the entire process from start to finish.
With the passage of Prop P in St. Louis County earlier this month comes more stability for the neighboring police force.
Franklin County’s effort to become part of the Bi-State Development Agency has cleared another hurdle in the long process that may take another year to complete.
A St. Louis Youth-Drive for Tomorrow (D4T) program will be presented Monday at the Washington Area Highways and Transportation Committee meeting.
Route B in northwest Franklin County will be closed during work on the railroad tracks near Etlah Road from 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, through 5 p.m. Friday, April 28.
After a lengthy process the Franklin County Commission Tuesday approved a master list of approved vendors county departments may purchase products or services from.
In their efforts to cut waste while at the same time generate new funding for transportation, Missouri House members voted to cut grants for field sobriety checkpoints from the state budget.
A fifth-grade class from Spring Bluff Elementary collected more items per student than any other D.A.R.E. class in the county, earning them a special field trip and visit with local veterans.
Two Villa Ridge residents were charged Wednesday in the shooting of a man that occurred Monday, April 10, in the 500 block of Highway M.
Downtown Washington Inc. is finalizing plans for its ninth annual Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest to be held April 21-23 on and around the Main and Elm parking lot.
A Senate bill, which would put 7,000 miles of roads back under county control, may get a committee vote soon.
Portions of Route BB will again be closed Thursday, April 20. The roadway will be closed between High Ridge Drive and Highway 50 so crews can pave over pipes that had been replaced. No through traffic will be allowed through those two points.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office will be joining efforts with statewide law enforcement April 13 for an aggressive “Click It or Ticket” mobilization to get more motorists to buckle up.
City and state officials are taking a closer look at the Highway 100 and West Pride Drive intersection after two drivers ran red lights resulting in crashes.
A Fenton man has been charged with several felonies for allegedly threatening patrons of a Catawissa bar with a knife Saturday, April 8, and striking a woman with a jar.