The Franklin County Commission has taken a large step in improving the emergency communications for police, fire and EMS in the southern portion of the county.
A bill sponsored in honor of former Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) employee and Franklin County resident Lyndon Ebker has passed the Legislature and awaits the signature of Missouri Gov. Mike Parson.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is aggressively educating the public about the dangers of distracted driving as the number of fatal crashes climbs.
Pacific officials say they want the Brush Creek Sewer District to revisit its efforts to reduce stormwater infiltration into its main line and control the volume discharged into the Pacific sewer system.
School officials in Franklin County say they will be watching closely as the St. Clair School District implements a program to allow a limited number of faculty and staff to be trained to serve as armed protection officers.
Franklin County Humane Society volunteers will be “Begging in the Streets” this Saturday, May 18, at the intersection of Fifth and Jefferson streets in Washington.
General assignments for pastors and parochial administrators, associate pastors, retirements, special assignments and parish life coordinators have been announced by the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
Franklin County Health Department Director Angie Hittson says news reports of a measles outbreak in Missouri aren’t true and no enhanced response has been directed.
While the ink is still drying on the Clean Missouri Amendment strongly passed by Missouri voters last November, House lawmakers have already approved legislation to overturn a portion of the constitutional amendment regarding legislative redistricting.
Franklin County commissioners have approved a $73,575 bill to the Union Fire Protection District for building permit fees for the new county jail project, but they aren’t too happy about it.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to young students before they encounter dangerous habits and addictive drugs.
The family of missing Sullivan woman Betty Alexander, 69, are determining where to search next as police, volunteers and friends have canvassed the entire city of Sullivan and wooded areas.
More than $2 million in Proposition P sales tax revenue has been collected in 2019 and 10 local law enforcement agencies are feeling the benefit, receiving more than $1 million.
Every two years the Franklin County Assessor’s office evaluates 75,000 parcels throughout the county. Of those reassessments this year, about 45,000 parcels increased in value and those property owners will pay more taxes.
More than a year after a lawsuit forced the overhauling of the planning and zoning hearing process, the Franklin County Commission has approved a rezoning request it first approved in April 2018.
There would have been a clearer path to widening the 13-mile section of Highway 47 from Washington to St. Clair if a statewide fuel tax would have been approved last November.
The first Citizens’ Law Enforcement Academy of Franklin County will wrap up next month and Franklin county Sheriff Steve Pelton says he is pleased with the feedback the department has received.
The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) at East Central College will host an event to recruit talented community members to assist the department with providing workforce training programs.
Nearly two months after calling a bridge outside St. Clair the worst he has seen, the Missouri Senate has modified Gov. Mike Parson’s bonding plan to replace 215 bridges statewide with $301 million.
Spelling bee champions from 35 area schools will compete in The Missourian’s regional spelling competition, The Bee, Saturday, April 27, at 9 a.m. at East Central College.
After a change order that angered the Franklin County commissioners was deemed a necessary action, a plan has been put in place for the remaining three years of the county jail/911 center renovation project.
Franklin County will continue its 200th birthday party with a countywide parade, daylong festival and the White Rose Car Show set for Sunday, June 2, in Union.
The Franklin County Homeless Task Force (HTF) received both support and opposition at the public forum Tuesday, April 16, on a proposed homeless shelter in Washington.
A bill sponsored in honor of former Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) employee and Franklin County resident Lyndon Ebker is just one step away from going to the governor’s desk.
According to the latest U.S. Census data released Thursday, 382 people moved into Franklin County as of July 2018 raising the overall population to 103,670.
The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit for a real estate office to be located in Boles Township Tuesday night.
Campaign representatives seeking to create a united metropolitan St. Louis say the impact of the county and city consolidation will have great impact on Franklin County and the other “collars” of St. Louis.
Nearly 150 people gathered Tuesday night at a public forum to give feedback on a proposed homeless shelter in Washington.
The proposed cost to make the 13-mile section of Highway 47 from Washington to St. Clair a four-lane divided highway is $70 million, which equates to about $5.3 million per mile.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Lutheran Family and Children’s Services (LFCS), which operates an office in Union, is raising awareness to promote safety, stability, and well-being for all children across Missouri.
The Franklin County Commission is urging all businesses and residences to proudly display the POW/MIA flag in honor of the tens of thousands of servicemen and -women who were detained by an enemy during conflict and whose whereabouts may be unknown.