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 The Franklin County Commission Tuesday voted to keep the county tax levy at the same rate as last year, but it will still collect more than $235,000 than last year.

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The Missouri Sheriffs’ Association — an organization to which the Franklin County department belongs — has fired back against the state auditor’s office for releasing “false allegations” concerning the Missouri sex offender registry program.

A report of suspected sticks of dynamite in an ammo can on the parking lot of the U-Gas in Gray Summit Monday were actually road flares.

A Steelville man accused of stealing a truck located at a Sullivan business was charged last week.

Williams Brothers Meat Market is voluntarily recalling cured/smoked ready to eat whole ham, ham steaks, and sandwich ham products packaged between May 25 and June 1 due to the potential contamination of E. coli.

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Franklin County officials are lauding approval of a request to make the county the first prisoners of war or missing in action (POW/MIA) county in the country.

Wearing bright yellow T-shirts, hundreds of students from St. Francis Borgia Regional and Washington high schools will canvass the community Wednesday afternoon collecting donations for the Franklin County Area United Way.

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Candidates vying for support from Franklin County voters sparred Thursday evening, Sept. 20, at East Central College’s candidate forum.

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Defending a barrage of insults from her opponent, State Auditor Nicole Galloway, D-Columbia, came out swinging during her first meeting with Republican Saundra McDowell at a Missouri Press Association candidate forum Friday afternoon.

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Now that fresh eyes have reviewed the existing plans for the Franklin County Jail/911 renovations, a few changes have been made.

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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.