Downtown Washington Inc.’s annual Sunset on the Riverfront concert series will begin this Thursday and run through September.
The Franklin County Homeless Task Force (HTF) received both support and opposition at the public forum Tuesday, April 16, on a proposed homeless shelter in Washington.
The Washington School District’s WINGS Educational Foundation will again offer its barbecue lunch delivery during its annual Family Picnic Friday, May 3.
Longtime Washington Fire Department Chief Bill Halmich, who retired this past summer, received the Phil Sayer Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday night, April 13, at the Fire Fighters Association of Missouri (FFAM) convention in Sedalia.
Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy and Marschel Wrecking have confirmed there are no plans to sell, or otherwise distribute, any pieces of the old Highway 47 bridge that was demolished last week.
The leadership at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School will change next school year with a new president stepping in.
A Missouri lawmaker, whose district is near the Lake of the Ozarks, wants to bar public schools from starting classes before late August.
Combine a major explosion with thousands of people trying to get as close as possible for a good view and you have the makings of a true emergency nightmare.
Downtown Washington Inc.’s annual Sunset on the Riverfront concert series will begin later this month and run through September.
Washington High School counselor Katie Sandoval recently was named the South Central Missouri School Counselor Association High School Counselor of the Year.
Downtown Washington Inc. is finalizing plans for its 11th annual WashMO BBQ, Bikes & Blues Festival, to be held April 26-28 in the historic downtown district.
Downtown Washington Inc. has maintained its national and state accreditation as a Main Street community following a site visit from representatives of the National Main Street Center and Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC).
The Arts Council of Washington (ACOW) has suggested several locations around Washington to place six donated sculptures to the Washington Park Board.
Due to unforeseen scheduling issues, the Route 47 bridge demolition has been delayed until 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. Route 47 will be closed to through traffic from Augusta Bottom Road and Fifth Street at 10:15 for up to two hours during the demo.
When the copper charges are detonated and the old Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River is dropped into the water, the green barrels sitting atop the span will lead demo crews to the pieces.
(The Missourian will have extensive coverage of the bridge implosion including photos and videos from multiple vantage points on Facebook and emissourian.com just minutes after the event.)
Washington police released areas to be closed for pedestrian and vehicles traffic Thursday morning leading up to and during the demolition of the Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River.
Political newcomer Mark Wessels said he will listen and soak in information when he first works with the Washington City Council.
If traffic flow and congestion isn’t enough to get the attention of state and federal transportation officials, a recent quadruple fatality wreck on Highway 47 might be.
Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer said passage of Prop S is a win for students, staff and the community.
The Washington Public Library is wasting no time in planning what to do with the extra money that will come in thanks to the passage of Prop L in Tuesday’s election.
Friends of the Washington Public Library will host its fourth annual poetry night Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the library. April is National Poetry Month and the public is invited to attend this event to celebrate poetry. Local poets Maria Brady-Smith and Ed Adams will share some of …
Tickets are still available for the Franklin County Area United Way Power of the Purse event Thursday, April 11, at the Washington KC Hall.