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.
Washington School District teachers recently were named the South Central Region Missouri State Teachers Association (MSTA) Educator of the Year on all three levels in which the honor is given — elementary, middle school and high school.
Mercy Hospital officials are urging patients and the general public to be aware of restrictions and increased security on the day of the Highway 47 bridge implosion.
A parent of two students at Washington High School voiced her concerns at Tuesday’s school board meeting about how officials handled the evacuation of students following a bomb threat last month.
At the polls Tuesday, Washington area voters will be asked to vote on Proposition S, which school district officials say is important for the future of students.
The Washington Public Library is asking voters to “Love Your Library” by approving an increase to its tax levy on the Tuesday, April 2, municipal ballot.
The demolition of the old Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River scheduled for April 4 has been postponed due to the rising river level, according to Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) officials.
Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer said Proposition S is important for the future of the Washington School District.