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Committees representing Franklin County candidates seeking office in the Nov. 4 general election recently filed campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
A total ballot count of 20,806 have been tallied from Franklin County's 52 precincts in the August 5th Primary.
Franklin County Assessor Tom Copeland this week accused County Collector of Revenue Linda Emmons of violating state law, saying she adjusted or abated the taxes of certain taxpayers.
State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, said citizen input motivated him to vote against a bill that will allow state voters to decide if they want to impose a three-quarter-cent transportation sales tax on themselves.
State Rep. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, opposed a bill that would legalize the use of hemp extract to treat epilepsy.
Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed Mary E. Weston, of Hermann, as Gasconade County prosecuting attorney.
Gerald Breihan, who was a candidate for the seat of Franklin County presiding commissioner in the Aug. 5 primary, withdrew from the race last Friday, officials say.
Write-in candidates won offices in all three Berger city races.
Pat Coughlin received the most write-in votes for the five-year term Calvey Creek Sewer Supervisor spot. Of the 24 votes cast, Coughlin picked up 7 (29.17 percent).
Josh Brinker and Carolyn Witt are once again facing each other in the municipal election.
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt will deliver the address at East Central College’s 44th annual spring commencement Saturday, May 17.
State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, mistakenly blasted the wrong congresswoman during a speech at a recent Lincoln Day Republican banquet.
Pacific Police Chief Matt Mansell, 58, is facing a challenge from Dale Goodwin, 58, a Franklin County sheriff’s deputy and former Pacific police officer.
Jeff Palmore, 61, is seeking to unseat incumbent Mayor Herb Adams, 59.
With just over a week remaining in the campaign, the Franklin County Area United Way has raised about $511,345 in gifts and pledges — about 49 percent of its goal of $1,030,000.
Steamboat Financial Group, Inc., Washington, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month.
Jeff Holtmeier of Washington has been named to take over the local Edward Jones office located at 5 Hilltop Village Center in Eurkea, the firm announced.
The University of Missouri Extension-Franklin County Business Development Program will offer a free seminar on exporting Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, 323 W. Main St.
Local emergency management officials say they do not know if volatile crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota is shipped through this area on the railroad.
Husky Corporation, headquartered in Pacific, and Benecor, Inc. will begin a strategic alliance that combines Husky’s petroleum and automotive industry expertise and expansive retail network with Benecor’s industry-leading DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) pump and storage solutions.
Pet owners who need a place for their furry friends while they’re out and about now have another option. Tails and Whiskers Pet Resort is now open at 926 Kelly Lane, New Haven.
The United Way will hold a second, shortened door-to-door drive Wednesday, Oct. 22, to canvass some of the areas missed last month.
Ronald Jasper will begin the process of voluntary annexation Monday night at the Washington Planning and Zoning meeting.