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One of the features of the new Scenic Regional Library facility in Union is the expanded parking lot.

It’s funny how much a snapped wire can shape your day.

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The new footprint of the Franklin County Adult Detention Center and 911 facility are beginning to take shape in Union after what seemed like an eternity of wet weather.

The city of Union’s transportation committee supports the plan to study options to alleviate traffic issues at the Highway 47 and Highway 50 intersection. 

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Sixteen months after the groundbreaking ceremony, Scenic Regional Library is set to celebrate the grand opening of the new Union branch.

My office calendar tells me I’m wrong, but I know in my heart that summer is over.

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As Franklin County continues to lead the state in hepatitis A cases the frequency of new cases being reported is beginning to slow.

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced Thursday that the Scenic Regional Library has been awarded a $6,238 Edge Action Plan Grant.

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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.

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There are 82,143 men and women listed as Missing in Action from U.S. conflicts throughout the years.

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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.

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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.

This summer when the Union R-XI School District announced it was seeking community input for names for its new elementary school I had one thought — there’s an easy idea for a good column.

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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.

The city of Union has filed a petition in circuit court in an attempt to address what it considers a nuisance property. 

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On a summer Saturday that felt like anything but, 29 teams hit the waters of the Bourbeuse River to remove trash. 

Union City Administrator Russell Rost said progress is being made on a potential deal between the city of Union and a neighboring sewer district.

Nearly every first Sunday each month, a small group of card playing senior citizens gather at the County Seat Senior Center in Union to play double-deck pinochle. 

It might be easier for me to just copy and paste last week’s column and change a few words.

The Union FFA Chapter completed its portion of clean stream on the Bourbeuse River on a two-day float trip at the end of July.