Franklin County Fire Investigator Jim Schuhmacher is investigating three separate and unconnected fires that he says were intentionally set on a property on the North Service Road near the Shawneetown Ford Overpass in Franklin County.
As the total solar eclipse nears, many school districts in Franklin County have reversed course and are now closing for the day while others are staying open and planning special activities.
A caustic soda spill in Flat Creek reported Tuesday will have little to no environmental impact after the cleanup process is complete.
The Union R-XI School District announced Wednesday evening they would cancel classes the day of the total solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, that officials say could bring up to 30,000 visitors to the city.
Chrysa Niewald, solar eclipse event coordinator for the communities of Owensville and Rosebud, said the communities are ready to welcome visitors and eclipse chasers during a four-day event Aug. 18-21.
Clark-Vitt Elementary teacher Linda Schwoeppe didn’t know much about gardening when her students asked her to start a garden club two years ago. She said that in many ways, she’s learned as the students have, day-by-day.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Agency are investigating a caustic soda spill that was reported in Flat Creek near Gateway Extrusions in the industrial park, off Park Drive, in Union.
Resident in the Union R-XI School District will have a chance to discuss possible expansions to the district’s facilities with administrators and board members at a public forum.
The Union R-XI School District is moving forward with a new electronic sign in program designed to further protect students and staff from unwelcome visitors.
Work on the city lake project kicked off Monday with clearing ground to make way for handicapped-accessible parking lots and in the area where a sediment basin will be located.
Abbi Eckstein, Beaufort, was among the 109 high school students from across Missouri who participated in the Missouri Electric Cooperative CYCLE (Cooperative Youth Conference and Leadership Experience) program.
Citing excellence in aftermarket service, Union Machinery (UM), 40 Mel Goers Drive, has received the Platinum award from UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) as part of its Aftermarket Excellence Program (AEP) Awards.
Union Police remind residents that the lobby and parking lots at the stations are safe spaces for citizens to use to exchange items they purchased online.
Parents and students can expect cash cards from Union R-XI’s Summer Journey session sometime early next week, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Scott Hayes said Thursday, July 20.
Roughly 35 percent of Union students spent the summer trying out the Union R-XI School District’s new Summer Journey program.
Union High School graduate Josie Arens is working to make sure a homeless awareness simulation event she hosted last year continues on in the coming school year.
The Union R-XI School District saw a slight dip in enrollment during the 2016-17 school year, according to a report on teacher salaries and other district facts.
The Union R-XI administration team is looking to tighten up security measures at some of the district schools this summer through several projects, including a possible electronic sign-in system.
The board of aldermen, city staff and youth sports associations have agreed to work together to create updated contracts and outline how concession stand proceeds will be handled moving forward.
Schools were one of Gov. Eric Greitens’ talking points at the Nixa Early Childhood Center in early February, when he announced his proposed, and now approved, fiscal budget for the state.