The Union Food Pantry shelves are getting bare.
A man accused of throwing a woman down a flight of stairs and forcing her into a vehicle was charged this week with felony kidnapping and domestic assault.
Beaufort Elementary will be getting a boost in security due to a first-of-its-kind agreement between the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and Union R-XI.
The Union R-XI School Board will further discuss a need for a school resource officer (SRO) at Beaufort Elementary and meet with HTK Architects again to continue work on the new elementary school’s design Wednesday evening.
City-owned properties on Central Avenue are likely to be razed sometime this fall but discussion has already started about what will take their spot.
The Union School District recently purchased a shipment of 775 Chromebooks in an effort that District Technology Coordinator Matt Jones said will save the district $71,000 annually.
HTK Architects presented further design plans for the new Union R-XI elementary school and got a sign off from the school board on renovation and construction plans at Beaufort Elementary.
A massive lighting overhaul throughout Union R-XI is nearly complete, Assistant Superintendent Mike Mabe said Monday at a monthly meeting of the school board.
A proposed subdivision for people 55 years and older was supported by the Union Planning And Zoning Commission Monday night, but not before the group raised several concerns.
While an agreement between the Union R-XI School District and the city’s police department on student resource officers was given a nod Monday night, some school board members had concerns about security at every school in the district.