There are two bills filed in the Missouri Senate to ban texting while driving for all ages.
Putting an end to questions about the future of ham radio in Pacific, aldermen voted to give the amateur radio repeater the city purchased, but never installed, to the local ham club in exchange for future services.
The Washington School District’s Focus Group 4 met last week to continue its strategic planning to ensure all students are college and/or career ready when they graduate from high school.
For the first time in anyone’s memory, the two individuals who built the McHugh-Dailey building at 200 S. First St., were referred to as Jimmy and Larry.
Franklin County Assessor Tom Copeland’s office is no stranger to revenue shortages.
The stalemate that prevents appointments of Pacific city officials deepens as the mayor and board of aldermen each refuse to give in.
Franklin County commissioners continue to seek answers to serious revenue problems in the county 911 fund.
Helping young people to focus on world peace, the Pacific Lions Club hosts an annual peace poster contest for Meramec Valley Middle School students, according to Pam Manuel, club president.
A third generation black businessman, who favored harmony over dissent, is remembered for fostering peaceful relations in Pacific during decades of strife in other areas of the country.
The Federal Highway Administration recently approved funding for a Safe Routes to School project that has been planned in New Haven, and the city went out for bids last week.
The city of Washington is seeking funds to upgrade a portion of High Street.
Beaufort Elementary will be conducting an intruder drill at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29.
A Missouri Appeals Court panel this week refused to overturn the felony conviction of Jeffrey Weinhaus, a former anti-law enforcement blogger who was wounded during an armed confrontation with Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers over two years ago.
A bill to restrict the amount of revenue that municipal courts could contribute to general fund revenue would not impact local cities or the county.
Four incumbents who filed for New Haven city offices will have no opposition in the April election.
Single-family home construction in Washington was down slightly last year compared to 2013, as well as overall permits issued for all types of construction in 2014.
The Washington Town and Country Fair is accepting applications for the 2015 Fair Queen Contest.
The Washington City Council will decide next week if it wants to upgrade fencing along the new Camp Street bridge.
All subcontractors need to be licensed if they do work in the city of Washington.
Without a new source of revenue for roads and bridges, Missouri’s secondary roads will continue to deteriorate, a Missouri Department of Transportation official stressed this week.
Many people don’t realize it, but winter’s sun is just as dangerous as summer’s, says Adam J. Scheiner, M.D., an eyelid and facial cosmetic su…
The Washington Public Library’s second annual Doodle Contest ends this Saturday, Jan. 31, when all entries are due. The contest is open to eve…
Katherine Graham moved to Washington in the late 1930s from northwest Arkansas so she could go to a Catholic high school.
A market researcher by trade, Don Boettcher never planned on becoming a teacher. But he’s found himself in a teaching role on more than one oc…
Tim and Devin Murrell, Marthasville, announce the birth of a son, Easton Scott Murrell. Born Dec. 26, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he w…
Saturday’s inaugural girls swimming dual meet between Washington and Borgia lived up to all expectations.
Borgia just keeps rolling along.
It was a rough weekend for the St. Clair Bulldogs.
Behind the play of Brandon Carey and a tight man-to-man defense, the New Haven Shamrocks posted a 38-24 boys basketball win over Chamois on Fr…
An adult abuse court judge dismissed a complaint by the mayor calling for a restraining order against one alderman that would bar him from city hall.
The settlement of a 5-year-old lawsuit should pave the way for extending Washington’s riverfront park and trail system to the west.
By Josh Mitchell
From a distance, Ceres might look a bit like any other planet you might see. It’s spherical, after all, and that’s one of the biggest requirements of planethood. But put it next to any other planet and you would quickly see that it is seriously tiny. It’s not even 1/5th the size of Mercury, which is the tiniest planet in the Solar System. This small size is one of the reasons why Ceres is classified as a dwarf planet.
By Joe Barker
A 52-year-old St. Clair woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after she crashed her car into two vehicles that then crashed into the exterior walls of a pair of local businesses located across a street from each other.
By Tim Schmidt
An eyewitness to a bizarre pair of related incidents Wednesday afternoon in St. Clair said he was about a half-minute away from being a potential casualty instead of an innocent bystander.
Union School District Superintendent Steve Bryant will leave the district at the end of the school year.
By Joe Barker