An instructor at the Early Learning Center was honored this past weekend as the 2019 Outstanding Teacher of the Year in the Washington School District.

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The amount of money Franklin County schools receive from court fines and forfeitures has been cut by more than half in the last seven years due in part to the formation of the county municipal court.

Catapult Learning’s Summer Journey program wrapped up its third year as part of Union R-XI’s summer curriculum.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) officials Wednesday announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists, including three students in Franklin County, in the 65th annual scholarship program.

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Union High School students spent time this past summer learning about the college application process and how to become a leader as part of the Rural Emerging Leaders program offered by the University of Chicago.

East Central College will continue to implement its strategic plan strategies after a mock accreditation visit last week went well.

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The Union R-XI Board of Education approved new positions at the high school and middle school at its Aug. 27 board meeting.

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Unnamed no more, the new elementary school is officially Prairie Dell Elementary after the Union R-XI Board of Education passed a motion Tuesday night to approve it.

Kristie Holtermann, a 2013 graduate of Washington High School, has been selected to continue receiving the Smith-Glynn-Callaway Foundation Scholarship, administered by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. 

The Washington Historic Preservation Commission recently approved two design plans for structures in historic districts. 

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The Washington School Board Wednesday night set its 2019 property tax rate at $4.1695 per $100 assessed valuation, which includes a slight rollback in the debt service levy. 

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Planning continues on the design of a new elementary school in the Washington School District.

The Washington School Board will set its 2019-20 property tax rate during its meeting Wednesday night.

Dan Brinkmann, automotive technology instructor at the Washington School District’s Four Rivers Career Center, is one of 17 semifinalists for the 2020 Missouri Teacher of the Year.

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The SOAR to 2024 strategic plan for East Central College was unveiled Wednesday night, Aug. 14, to the public.

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Ameren announced in February a five-year plan to upgrade infrastructure for more than 2,000 projects throughout the state.