This past fall, Grace’s Place Crisis Nursery added counseling services to its list of programs to help aid youth in Franklin County.

Washington city and economic leaders are pleased with the outcome of a visit last week by their counterparts from Independence as part of that city’s Leadership Exchange program.

There are about 10 percent of Washington residents who are using larger, wheeled carts in the two weeks that their use became an option.


The first Main Stage act to be announced for the 2019 Washington Town & Country Fair is legendary rock band Styx.


The Citizens for Great Schools Committee will give presentations about the Washington School District’s $26 million zero tax-rate increase bond issue, Prop S, at several upcoming PTC meetings.

The Washington City Council last week approved a contract with Wash PC, LLC, for the purchase of a computer server and required accessories and installation.

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Missouri Department of Transportation released this video of the Dec. 1 ribbon cutting of the Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River. To see MoDOT's collection of highway 47 bridge coverage, visit this LINK.

The Washington City Council is expected to vote on three ordinances Tuesday, Jan. 22, designating local historic landmarks.

The Washington School Board will holds its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the administration building.

A Franklin County grand jury has issued an indictment against a Washington man accused of breaking into multiple businesses in Washington and Franklin County.