School officials in Franklin County say they will be watching closely as the St. Clair School District implements a program to allow a limited number of faculty and staff to be trained to serve as armed protection officers.

Yoga Arts and Music Festival, or YAM Fest, will take place May 18-19 at Lost Hill Lake.

The St. Clair Board of Aldermen approved a contract Monday night with Jay Rice Contracting to clear brush at the former site of the airport.

The Sullivan Area Arts Council and the Scenic Regional Sullivan Library will host a bicentennial event Saturday, May 18, starting at 9 a.m.

St. Clair will continue to lease a water tower to AT&T as the aldermen approved a new agreement Monday night.

The Meramec Valley Strutters Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation will host its annual hunting heritage banquet Friday, May 10, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Sullivan KC Hall.

Two St. Louis area residents were arrested after St. Clair police found drugs in a vehicle they were in outside Ranch House Shell gas station.

The first night of Food Truck Fridays will be this Friday, May 3, from 5-9 p.m., at Orchard Park, hosted by the St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce.

The city’s traffic sign inventory was recently completed and the next step is to replace those that need to be updated to meet federal requirements.

The St. Clair teen dance for Friday, April 26, is canceled. Park President Dana Collins-Messex said the dance will be rescheduled for a later date.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Logan E. Gould recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The Show Me Burnouts will now be held on school property Saturday, Sept. 14. The request was approved by the St. Clair R-XIII School Board Thursday night.