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City, county and state law enforcement agencies are gearing up for a major crackdown on impaired drivers during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.

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  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, along with Franklin and Warren County representatives, city and state leaders, joined in breaking ground Friday morning for the new Highway 47 Missouri River Bridge.

  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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In what seems to have become routine practice, the Franklin County Commission has again amended its purchasing policy after purchase orders were denied by Auditor Tammy Vemmer.

It was a solid Blue Ribbon steer auction at the Washington Fair Saturday even if it was not a big record setter. The gross was slightly higher than in 2015.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Two of the three Franklin County commissioner seats will be challenged this November and four candidates squared off in two separate Republican primaries for those seats on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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It was a good day in the hog barn Thursday for Delaney Schmidt, Defiance, as she walked away with not only a market hog grand champion ribbon, but senior showmanship as well.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Although it may be a long shot, Franklin County Highway Administrator Ron Williams says the county will apply for funds from MoDOT from the Cost Share/Missouri Moves program.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door expects about one-third of registered voters will  cast ballots Tuesday despite major primary races for governor, sheriff and county commissioners.

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