The Meramec Valley R-III School District received a $15,000 donation from Tim and Summer Husereau, along with team members of the Pacific MORE Realtor group.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District closed on the sale of the Community School building and grounds July 11, according to Superintendent Dr. John Mulford.
A Pacific music teacher and two of his students honed their version of a garage band to produce a powerhouse show that attracted a crowd to Downtown Pacific last Friday that fulfilled a Pacific Partnership dream of bringing more people to downtown.
Just in case you have not read all you want to read about the small decorative trees that line East and West Osage Street from city limit to limit, here are a couple of tidbits that arose after my last column.
Even though the Red Cedar Inn Welcome Center, History Museum and Genealogy Library is not expected to open to the public this year, the stakeholders are busy working on their plans for the highly anticipated center.
Franklin County election officials say they will hold a special election Aug. 6 for voters in the Calvey Creek Sewer District and Crestview Sewer District.
Saying wedding and baby showers might disturb the neighbors, the Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) postponed action Tuesday night on a request to open a small party room in a residential property in Downtown Pacific.
A parcel of land located at the east end of Park Street shows up on an 1918 Franklin County Atlas as a park, but a title search has not located any documents that deed the property to the city.
When Mayor Steve Myers won the election in April 2018 I asked him to do two things for our city — clean up the sinkhole at West Osage and Integram Drive and trim the suckers off the bases of the small decorative trees along Osage.
Aldermen backed off their threat to force the tenant out of the former Red Cedar Inn building with penalties, voting instead to postpone a decision for two weeks while they consider the progress he has made in vacating the building.
As the city moves forward with plans to raise water rates, one business owner said the increase would be devastating to his business.
Meramec Valley R-III School District administrators say they will add something new to the comprehensive school improvement plan (CSIP) for the upcoming school year to enhance students’ learning experience.
Officials are planning a series of public works improvements that will help with pedestrian safety and protect the supply of city water to residents and businesses north of Interstate 44.
On Nov. 28, 1928, a jury found Bertha Gifford not guilty of the crime of first-degree murder on the sole ground that she was insane at the time of the commission of the offense and had not recovered from such insanity.
After 10 weekends of rain, the sun came out in full force for the 17th annual Pacific Partnership Car Show, held this past Saturday, June 29, in Downtown Pacific.
The Meramec Valley School Board approved a $34 million budget for the 2019-20 school year June 27, as officials closed out the revenue from the 2017 bond issue.
Residents on North Thornton Road say fire trucks and school buses should not be crossing two box culverts near the north end of the road that are posted with a 9-ton limit.
Members of the Historic First Baptist Church restoration committee are making plans for a series of fundraisers to help complete the project.
Officials say they will move forward with a limited number of street repairs in the 2019 construction season as they wait for Prop S funds to start coming in October.
Property owners who don’t cut their grass or paint their porch will face faster and stiffer action as officials step up the process of acting on code violations.
Amateur radio operators from Eureka, Pacific, Union, Washington and southern Warren County took part in the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) 2019 Field Day June 22-23.
When I was invited last week to two different amateur radio Field Day exercises, being conducted by three area radio clubs, my role as a journalist to focus on the real news story was put to the test.
The old frame house that sits at the southeast corner of North First and Osage streets must be moved to make way for a planned street improvement.
Officials want to prevent large trucks from taking Thornton Road from Viaduct Street to Highway 100 without interfering with trucks that do business close to the intersection.
Some 27 show cars that will be on display in the 17th annual Pacific Partnership Saturday, June 29, will drive away with trophies.
A group of dog owners who want to make sure their dogs are canine good citizens (CGC) turned to the American Kennel Club (AKC) to give their dogs a test.
Cooking is fun if you follow the directions, according to sixth-grader Zach Brittain, who is attending teacher Maggie Harmon’s summer school cooking class.
After a mishap last year, Pacific residents and downtown car show patrons will be treated to a bigger fireworks exhibit this year at a reduced cost.