The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission denied a rezoning request that would allow for a used car business off Old Highway 100 that was operating in violation of its current zoning district.
The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday made the recommendation to approve medical marijuana amendments addressing dispensaries and growing facilities.
The Washington Fire Department responded to a call Thursday, July 18, regarding a dog stuck in a culvert pipe at a house off of Country Club Grounds south of Washington.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has begun a new tactic so first responders have a heads up if they are treating a person with special needs.
It may be several years down the road, but members of the Franklin County Transportation Committee are tentatively agreeable with forgoing grant money to instead defer the funds to the Highway 47 improvement project in Union.
As the hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, with more new cases reported this week, rumors and the fear of county residents regarding their food safety grows.
The first queen crowned at the Washington Town & Country Fair and the oldest living chairman will lead this year’s Fair parade.
As the last moisture of tropical storm Barry exited Missouri Tuesday evening, the first multi-day excessive heat of the 2019 summer has moved in for the next few days.
The goal for the 2019 Franklin County Area United Way campaign will be announced next week at a special kickoff breakfast for corporate contributors and other donors.
Even though only two restaurants in Franklin County have had confirmed cases of hepatitis A in employees, other food establishments and events are feeling the pinch as more and more customers are opting to stay home.
The Franklin County Humane Society, located at 1222 W. Main in Union, will be closed to the public Tuesday and Wednesday, July 16-17, for an annual deep cleaning of the shelter.
Family and friends of Lyndon Ebker gathered in the office of Missouri Gov. Mike Parson Wednesday afternoon to witness the fruits of their three-year labor signed into state law.
Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker is tired of the negative attention being drawn to the county over the recent hepatitis A outbreak and says the commission is drafting an ordinance requiring all food service workers to be vaccinated.
Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker is defending the county’s stance on selling property near the Phoenix II shopping center which had been offered to the state for a new veterans home.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the 7-year-old girl who drowned after a vehicle crashed into a pond in Marthasville Saturday, as well as a family member who was hospitalized.
Franklin County Prosecutor Matt Becker is making the case for a major change in the 20th Circuit Court to alleviate the logjam of criminal cases.
Franklin County Health Department Director Angie Hittson says her staff is ahead of the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in the county, but she does not see an end in sight.
A farm price outlook meeting has been scheduled for this Wednesday, July 17, at 1 p.m. at the Franklin County Extension Council Foundation meeting room, 102 Union Plaza Drive.
When Father Carl Scheble received a call from the Archdiocese of St. Louis April 1 to fulfill an assignment at St. Gertrude Parish, he thought it was an April fool’s joke.
Two Franklin County residents were taken into custody Sunday in possession of suspected narcotics when deputies saw them near a parked car in the rear of a closed liquor store.
Despite bombs bursting in the air celebrating Independence Day, it was an average weekend for the Mercy Hospital emergency room and Washington Ambulance personnel with no major fireworks injuries or heat-related illnesses.
Franklin County is joining with other surrounding counties in opposition to the federal government banning the hunting of feral hogs in Mark Twain National Forest.
After starting the legislative journey on Jan. 8, 2018, a new law with a genesis in Franklin County was signed Tuesday afternoon by Missouri Gov. Mike Parson.
Hepatitis A was diagnosed in an employee who handled food at Roadhouse 100 located at 2763 MO-100 in Gray Summit. The investigation by the Franklin County Health Department found that this employee worked while infectious June 23 through July 5. Roadhouse 100 is working with Franklin County …
Franklin County and the city of Washington have agreed to market and potentially sell a plot of ground they own jointly near the Phoenix II shopping center in Washington.
The Franklin County Clerk’s office is in the process of scheduling 224 Board of Equalization (BOE) property tax hearings to be completed by the end of July.
A local attorney and a pharmaceutical company based in Union are among the applicants prefiling for state licenses to open medical marijuana facilities in Franklin County.
The Washington City Council approved an agreement with the state for grants for upgrades to Third Street and sidewalks.
Grace’s Place has been approved by the Missouri Department of Economic Development to participate in the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Tax Credit program.