UPDATE: Three apartment units were damaged in a three alarm fire in the 700 block of Stonebrook Drive, located off Denmark Road, early Sunday morning.
The Franklin County Fair will feature classic country singer/songwriter Trent Tomlinson as the main stage entertainment at this year’s Fair.
The Union School District has teamed up with the Union Police Department and Franklin County Sheriff’s Department to help encourage positive relationships between law enforcement and students.
There were no public comments on the proposed rezoning of a parcel of land from R-3 multiple-family dwelling district to B-2 highway business district at the Union Board of Aldermen meeting last week.
The World Bird Sanctuary visited Scenic Regional Library's Union branch Friday, Feb. 17. Visitors saw an armadillo, snake, owl and tarantula, as well as learned about the animals at the sanctuary.
The second phase of the Denmark Road project is expected to come in significantly over budget — a reflection of the “state of construction,” according to City Engineer Jonathan Zimmermann.
Two local school officials were at the state Capitol Wednesday to stress the importance of a strong education system — early childhood through college.
An 18-year-old Union man was injured Friday when the car he was driving left Independence Drive, struck a tree and a fence before it overturned.
Former Union auctioneer Stuart B. Millner pleaded guilty Tuesday, Feb. 7, to federal charges in connection with an alleged “Ponzi-like scheme” to defraud clients and financial institutions out of millions of dollars over five years.
United Parcel Service 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.
The Missourian’s assistant managing editor, Gregg Jones, was named Outstanding Young Person at the Union Distinguished Service Awards banquet Saturday evening.
The first Golden Achievement Award was presented to Union resident Frances “Bibs” Purschke at the Distinguished Service Awards banquet held Saturday night at city hall.
The construction of a global meat processing plant, Volpi Italian Foods, Inc., helped more than double the city’s total estimated construction costs in 2016, compared to 2015.
Cheryl Savage, who has served the Union School District for the past 17 years, was named outstanding educator at the Union Distinguished Service Awards Banquet Saturday night.
Firefighters battled a blaze Thursday morning that erupted in a garage behind a home at 1120 Virginia Mines Road. The call came in around 11:40 a.m. Union and Boles fire districts were called in for mutual aid. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the flames.
Retired Union Police Officer Mike Joyce was recognized for his years of service to the community with the Shield Award for First Responders at the Distinguished Service Award banquet Saturday.
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.
A blood drive aimed to raise funds for Stephanie Lindemann, a St. Francis Borgia High School student who was diagnosed with bone cancer in November 2016, will be hosted in Washington High School’s gymnasium Thursday.
Former Union auctioneer Stuart B. Millner pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges in connection with a scheme to defraud clients and financial institutions out of millions of dollars over five years..
Garry and Alicia Newberry, formerly of Union, recently were honored with the prestigious American Towman ACE Award for achievement in service performance. The couple owns Huntsville, Ala.-based Roadrunner Roadside Services.
The Union Area Ambulance District saw an increase in responses and aided more people in 2016 compared to the previous year, said Ambulance Administrator Ken Koch.