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A ceremony to dedicate a permanent monument at the site of the first Franklin County courthouse will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at New Port, located approximately 4 miles west of Washington.

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Lower temperatures and clear skies created the perfect storm Sunday for a successful tractor cruise.

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The renovation of the county jail/911 center will be the first major building project since the completion of the twin government and judicial centers in a decade.

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With the financial wheels turning, the Franklin County Commission will shift its attention toward the progress of the jail planning and design phase ongoing since May.

A clay shoot tournament hosted by the Dutzow Knights of Columbus to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, due to expected rain.

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New Franklin County First District Commissioner Todd Boland was sworn in Tuesday morning just minutes before his first commission meeting. Boland was appointed to the vacant seat Friday, Aug. 24, by Missouri Gov. Mike Parson —­ he has had little time to talk about what his plans are for his …

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A districtwide building and renovation project for the Scenic Regional Library System is moving forward, but has experienced some bumps along the way.

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A bipartisan movement aimed at making political races for state offices more competitive, kicked off its official campaign in Washington on Wednesday.

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A yearlong, $185,000 taxpayer-funded study on Highway 47 in Franklin County has been well received by Missouri Department of Transportation officials.