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Today, January 25, 2015
Riverfront Land Suit Is Settled

Riverfront Land Suit Is Settled

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The settlement of a 5-year-old lawsuit should pave the way for extending Washington’s riverfront park and trail system to the west.

Franklin County 911 Fund Has Revenue Shortfall of $490,000

Franklin County 911 Fund Has Revenue Shortfall of $490,000

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The Franklin County 911 fund has a revenue shortfall of more than $490,000 in fiscal year 2015.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
New Classroom Addition Takes Shape at West

New Classroom Addition Takes Shape at West

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One of two classroom additions being built at Washington West Elementary is under roof.

Myers Appointed Interim Building Commissioner

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Former building commissioner Dave Myers was appointed to serve in his former post for two weeks.

Police Department Getting Three Sport Utility Vehicles

Police Department Getting Three Sport Utility Vehicles

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Three new sport utility vehicles (SUVs) will be added to the Washington Police Department’s fleet of patrol vehicles.

Five Historic Black Churches in the Area

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Before there were African-American mayors, governors or even an African-American president, black churches received leadership from African-American Sunday school teachers, deacons and pastors, says Jay Wells, pastor of Tuskegee Institute.

Myers Appointed Interim Building Commissioner

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Former building commissioner Dave Myers was appointed to serve in his former post for two weeks.

No Races for Washington City Council Seats

No Races for Washington City Council Seats

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There will be no races for Washington City Council seats that will be on the April 7 municipal election ballot.

Woman Arrested in Husband’s Murder

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A Warren County woman accused of murdering her husband was arrested Thursday night after she ran in front of an ambulance on Interstate 70, authorities said.

VanLeer Says Hike in State Aid Is Needed — Washington Stands to Lose $414,000

VanLeer Says Hike in State Aid Is Needed — Washington Stands to Lose $414,000

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In his State of the State address Wednesday night, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon proposed a $50 million increase in basic aid for public schools.

School Safety Director Is Hired to Shepherd ‘Cutting Edge’ Program

School Safety Director Is Hired to Shepherd ‘Cutting Edge’ Program

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A Union police officer has been selected as the school safety director to lead a new “cutting edge” countywide program that is said to be the first of its kind in the state of Missouri.

Aldermen Consider Park Design Change

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Officials are considering eliminating a large baseball at the Veterans Memorial Park to make room for four smaller fields.

High School Rodeo Will Return to Pacific in April

High School Rodeo Will Return to Pacific in April

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The Missouri High School rodeo will open its 2015 schedule at Pacific’s Liberty Field equestrian center April 18-19.

Skydiving Pros, Cons Discussed

Skydiving Pros, Cons Discussed

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Arguments for and against allowing a skydiving business to operate at Washington Regional Airport were presented this week to Washington City Council members.

MoDOT Works on Improving Signal Pattern

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The Missouri Department of Transportation is working on better coordinating the traffic signals on Highway 47 at Interstate 44 so traffic can flow through the area more efficiently.

New Classroom Addition Takes Shape at West

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One of two classroom additions being built at Washington West Elementary is under roof.

All Police Evidence Accounted For in Year-End Inventory

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The Washington Police Department recently completed its year-end inventory of the evidence room.

St. Clair Fire Board Has Secretary Race

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There will be a small handful of elections in April when St. Clair area residents fill out their ballots, including in the local fire protection district, where Leroy Nunn filed on the last day for a position on the three-member board of directors.

Pilot Waves White Flag 

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Tenant Jim DeVries apparently has given up his longtime quest to fight the city of St. Clair and its administration concerning its regional airport and the future of it.

Eyewitness Almost in Harm’s Way

Eyewitness Almost in Harm’s Way

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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.

Struckhoff 50th Wedding Anniversary

Struckhoff 50th Wedding Anniversary

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Ronald R. and Ava Jane Struckhoff marked their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 16, 2015. They will be celebrating at a beach house in Perdido Ke…

Kopp to Wed Horton

Kopp to Wed Horton

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Michael and Theresa Kopp, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Ann Kopp, Washington, to Marc Andrew Horton, St. Peters,…

Four-Week Grief Program to Begin January 20

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Heartland Hospice Services is sponsoring “Coping With Loss, Living With Hope,” a four-week grief support group.

Nieder-Grannemann Engagement

Nieder-Grannemann Engagement

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Douglas and Debra Nieder and Beth Ann Nieder announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Lynde Nieder, New Haven, to Todd Anthony Grannem…

To Fight Stalking, Know More About It

To Fight Stalking, Know More About It

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January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affected 7.5 million victims in one year. The theme — “Stalking:…

Union Secures Two Conference Wins at Sullivan Quad

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Winning two of three meets Tuesday night was good enough for the Union wrestling Wildcats.

Bulldogs Fall to Park Hills Central

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St. Clair didn’t get the win, but they showed a lot of heart in a 72-55 loss to a much bigger Park Hills squad.

Linn Uses Height to Defeat Shamrocks Tuesday, 59-38

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Linn used its size advantage to control the middle and rolled to a 59-38 non-conference boys basketball win over the New Haven Shamrocks Tuesd…

Lady Jays Earn GAC Central Victory at Ft. Zumwalt East, 56-30

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Taking advantage of its week between tournaments, the Washington basketball Lady Jays picked up another GAC Central road victory Thursday.

Borgia Stops Lady Eagles

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Borgia seemed to pick up exactly where it left off, as the Lady Knights wasted little time in putting away O’Fallon Christian, 56-26, Tuesday night.

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