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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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Already this year, detectives have investigated the recovery of a dismembered body in the Moselle area, a skull located at the Robertsville State Park and the remains of a man missing for three years.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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Crime was up last year, but not at an alarming rate as compared to the previous year, Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton noted in the annual report on crimes and other activities by the sheriff’s office.

Two county residents were arrested Tuesday, Feb. 14, for the theft of aluminum from boxcars stored on railroad tracks west of Union.

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UPS driver Robbie Belew was recognized Wednesday by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department as a “Hometown Hero” for his quick action in alerting authorities about a woman and child who were in danger at a Robertsville area home in December.

  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Mexican trial for a St. Clair attorney and businessman accused of murder has been continued until March — but family members were not aware of the change.

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