A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now lists fentanyl as the top drug Americans are overdosing on and dying from.
Franklin County authorities conducted a search of a local business Thursday following a bomb threat like many others across the country.
Washington police are investigating a suspected armed robbery from Maurices Saturday where a woman handed a salesclerk a note demanding cash.
In consultation with experts at the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is advising the public of a possible health concern for individuals that may have been in contact with a water source within the St. Lou…
Franklin County Area United Way officials said it takes a village to run a successful campaign every year as they thanked every donor who contributed in this year’s drive at a victory celebration Tuesday night at the Jesuit Hall in Washington.
Rural Franklin County residents may be getting new broadband internet services and Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker wants to make sure that actually happens.
The past fall, Grace’s Place Crisis Nursery in Washington became the designated coordinating agency for the Franklin County Homeless Task Force (HTF) to help organize and manage the resources available to help anyone who is currently or imminently facing homelessness.
According to a report released Monday by the regional medical examiner Dr. Mary Case, there were 755 deaths in Franklin County last year.
The Franklin County Area United Way will celebrate its successful campaign at a special reception Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m. at Jesuit Hall in Washington.
The death of Missouri Department of Transportation employee Lyndon Ebker, New Haven, more than two years ago is still fresh in the minds of his co-workers, friends and transportation leaders in the state of Missouri.
Bourbeuse River Clean Stream Team No. 3 is offering a $1,000 reward to find the person responsible for dumping oil into the river.
The first of the new Proposition P sales tax revenue for jail/911 renovations and law enforcement salaries has been collected by Franklin County.
The Missouri Department of Conservation has investigated a photo published in The Missourian featuring a 2-year-old posed with a freshly killed buck with the caption stating the toddler killed the deer on Saturday, Nov. 3.
Missouri Conservation agents are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible for illegally dumping used motor oil into the Bourbeuse River outside Union.
With the campaign behind them, Franklin County Area United Way officials are now focused on determining allocations for its 53 agencies and programs.
East Central College unveiled an original art piece to display outside the Veterans Lounge on the Union campus during a special reception Monday, Nov. 12.
Missouri State Parks has joined REI specialty outdoor retailer to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors and visit a state park or historic site as an alternative to the massive Black Friday crowds of holiday shoppers.
The Missouri Supreme Court will hear a case next week that originated in Franklin County involving a man arrested by Washington police who is challenging admissibility of breath test results and notice requirements in a driving license suspension case.
Former Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Ed Hillhouse only had 60 minutes to get to St. Louis and he had 101 things on his mind.
The Franklin County Government Center, judicial center, courthouse, administrative offices, health department, and the county highway department will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday Nov. 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Franklin County sheriff’s office will remain o…
Boles Fire Chief James Casey says a Villa Ridge home is a total loss after a quick moving fire gutted the residence on Black Horse Drive around 3:20 Wednesday afternoon.
The new Riverfront Management Volunteer Group met Tuesday to discuss plans for removing invasive species along the riverfront in Washington.
Coats collected in the annual Warners’ Warm-Up coat drive in Franklin County will be sorted this Saturday, Nov. 17, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Washington.
Fellowship and friendship are what the annual Thanksgiving Day dinner, served by volunteers and provided free of charge, is all about.