A 26-year-old suspected drug dealer is accused of binding another man’s hands and feet Friday, Sept. 13, whipping him and then putting the victim into a large dog cage as punishment for not paying for a large amount of methamphetamine.
Ameren officials said Friday the energy company will cap and monitor the Labadie power plant’s coal combustion residuals (CCR), more commonly referred to as coal ash ponds.
A resolution to build awareness and create initiatives for children with special needs was approved by the Pacific Board of Aldermen at its meeting Tuesday, Aug. 20.
The Pacific Board of Aldermen passed a flurry of new bills at the Aug. 20 meeting, including a change to the city water rate as previously discussed.
Plans for a new digital sign and a park that features a Bigfoot 4x4 monster truck display overlapped at the Pacific Tourism Commission meeting Tuesday, Aug. 13.
The Pacific Board of Aldermen introduced a new bill that will increase the rate of water and sewer usage at its Tuesday, Aug. 6, meeting.
The Pacific Board of Aldermen voted to pass four ordianances at its Tuesday, Aug. 6, meeting, albeit without a little controversy.
One Pacific businesswoman envisions a row of vintage vehicles painted on a wall to commemorate the opening of Route 66 in Pacific, but she says it will take the entire community to make it happen.
Few buildings in the rural reaches of eastern Missouri have a more often-told history than St. Patrick’s Old Rock Church in Catawissa — a Missouri limestone structure that sits on a bend of Rock Church Road near its junction with Highway NN.
Bigfoot 4x4, the original monster truck, will make an appearance on the syndicated television program, “Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Crushing It!”
Meramec Valley R-III School District has a new administrative team is in place this year due to a realignment in the district.
Motorists on Interstate 44 need a more vivid image of what is happening in Pacific as they drive past the electronic message board in front of Pacific City Hall, according to members of the city tourism commission.
Adopt-A-Family, the longstanding Pacific Christmas family assistance program, is extending its reach to offer assistance to homeless families or families in need at any time of the year.
After years of concerns that the planned unit development (PUD) zoning district did not work to the best advantage of developers and city staff, officials are considering a change to the code.
Aldermen will be asked to look at an ordinance that would lighten the load of the planning and zoning (P&Z) commission and ease the review process for some developments and building projects.
Young black bears are cute enough to make people want to watch them, but residents who spot one of these charming animals should stay a football field distance away, says Police Chief Matt Mansell.
In a 6-2 vote, the Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) voted to recommend approval of a small party venue on West Louis Street.
The Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission gave the nod to a proposed warehouse to be used for storage of lumber and other building materials for a local furniture manufacturer.
Aldermen pulled back from approval of a final plat for a subdivision at North Second and West Park streets at their July 16 meeting after one alderman said the building lots were too small.
Mayor Steve Myers said a suggestion that the city install curbs and gutters on Indian Trail Drive could lead to residents tying themselves to their beloved cedar trees.
History aficionados discussed the days of penny candy, iconic photos and the near catastrophe of the 1927 Allenton Bank scandal July 18 at the Tri-County Senior Center.
The Pacific section of The Missourian, which features news for the city of Pacific and the surrounding communities, will be discontinued beginning with the Aug.7 issue.
Aldermen say they want to slow the process of the Red Cedar Building renovation project to look at the big picture. To do it right, they said, total renovation of the 80-year-old structure could take two years.
Two Pacific businessmen have complained that the proposed hike in city water rates is too steep. The city collector also worries that some residents on a fixed income will not be able to pay their water bills.
Larry Swim, the one-of-a-kind Monster Truck driver whose daring style changed the tempo of Bigfoot shows, has stepped away from exhibitions to spend more time with his family.
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.