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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Franklin County officials have declared a state of emergency due to flooding all over the county.

  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Last year in Franklin County there were just under 200 animal bites reported to the health department by law enforcement and medical facilities.

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s office is taking new precautions now that an extremely potent synthetic opioid has been found in metro St. Louis.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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In September 2016, there were 11 SWAT officers sick after exposure to heroin and fentanyl during a raid in Hartford, Conn. A flash-bang grenade was tossed into a drug house that sent the drugs into the air, and into the lungs or on the skin of the officers.

  • By Joe Barker, Missourian Staff Writer
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Meramec Aggregates will once again make its case to keep a conditional use permit to the Board of Zoning Adjustment, but this time it will also make its own appeal.

Route B in northwest Franklin County will be closed during work on the railroad tracks near Etlah Road from 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, through 5 p.m. Friday, April 28.  

Spelling bee champions from 36 area schools will compete in The Missourian’s regional spelling competition, The Bee, Saturday, April 22, at East Central College.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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In their efforts to cut waste while at the same time generate new funding for transportation, Missouri House members voted to cut grants for field sobriety checkpoints from the state budget.

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A fifth-grade class from Spring Bluff Elementary collected more items per student than any other D.A.R.E. class in the county, earning them a special field trip and visit with local veterans.

Portions of Route BB will again be closed Thursday, April 20. The roadway will be closed between High Ridge Drive and Highway 50 so crews can pave over pipes that had been replaced. No through traffic will be allowed through those two points.  

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