Downtown Washington Inc. will host its 18th annual and first Halloween-themed Chili Cook-Off Friday, Oct. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Main and Elm streets parking lot.
An amendment to the city codes regulating electronic signs was given final approval Monday, but some officials questioned if the code is strict enough.
Three photojournalists will be inducted into the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame Thursday in ceremonies at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Reynolds Journalism Institute. The program begins at 4 p.m.
The 2018 Run to Read, organized by The Missourian and the Four Rivers Family YMCA, will be held this Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning and ending at Washington Public Library, 410 Lafayette St., in Downtown Washington.
Mercy Research-Washington is participating in a 10,000 patient, multicenter research project evaluating a novel breast ultrasound device, called SoftVue, for women who have dense breast tissue.
The Mercy emergency department, along with first responders, will conduct a mass casualty drill Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 to 10:30 a.m.
The Big Driver, a driving range in Washington, has been in the city’s care since 2013-14 costing a total of over $47,000 in maintenance fees.
An O'Fallon man was killed Friday, Oct. 5, while riding a motorcycle that was involved in a crash with a car on Highway 100 at South Point Road.
A former student and now instructor in the automotive technology program at Four Rivers Career Center was honored this weekend as the 2018 Outstanding Teacher of the Year in the Washington School District.
The Washington City Council approved a resolution Monday endorsing a state referendum for a new fuel tax estimated to boost the city’s transportation funding.
Assessment data for the Washington School District and other public schools across the state will be delayed due to new tests, according to Assistant Superintendent Dr. Judy Straatmann.
Downtown Washington Inc. Executive Director Bridgette Kelch Monday told the city council she is excited for the sale of the old Anton Jasper House, and the future impact on the community.
Washington city officials recognize that homelessness is a challenge in the community and are seeking help to address the impact it is having on businesses and residents, as well as homeless people themselves.
The city of Washington received seven stars out of 10 with an honorable mention for its urban forestry at the 2018 America in Bloom National Awards Program held Saturday, Sept. 29, in Lexington, Ky.
Washington City Clerk Mary Trentmann has earned the prestigious designation of Certified Municipal Official from the Missouri Municipal League’s Municipal Governance Institute.
Washington High School seniors Kristen Monzyk, James Collier and David Walker are among the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
The Iron Spike Model Train Museum was awarded a $2,100 Missouri Humanities Council Grant to conduct a special exhibit of model train craftsmanship. The exhibit, “An Exhibit in Miniature: Works of Joe G. Collias,” will be on display from Dec. 1 to Jan. 31, 2019.
The majority of the Washington School Board does not support Proposition D, a proposed statewide fuel tax increase that will be on the November ballot.
Wearing bright yellow shirts and carrying brochures, about 250 high school students collected $7,391 Wednesday afternoon for the Franklin County Area United Way in the annual door-to-door drive.
The Historic Washington Foundation, a sister organization to Downtown Washington Inc., has sold $244,000 in Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits for its low-interest facade improvement loan program.
Cmdr. George Howell, the commanding officer of the USS Missouri (SSN 780), a submarine stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, along with members of his crew, visited the Washington High School NJROTC program Monday.