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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.
Incumbent Ward 2 Alderman Steve Myers, 50, is facing a challenge from newcomer Don Graham, 44, in the April 8 municipal election.
Government’s only purpose is to help keep people free, said State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, who served as the keynote speaker recently at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner in Washington.
Ending weeks of speculation, Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones announced Friday afternoon he would not enter the race for the 26th District State Senate Seat.
State Sen. Brian Nieves, R-Washington, who has championed anti-federal government legislation, is no longer running for re-election.
The East Central College Board of Trustees accepted three bids at its July board meeting.
Art and tea connoisseurs now have a new shop to visit — the Tiny Tea Shop, located at 301 E. Fifth St., Washington.
The new Save-A-Lot grocery store at 2700 W. Osage had a successful opening day, according to one owner.
Franklin County Animal Medical Center in Washington soon will celebrate its 10-year anniversary.
With a simple motto of “Getting people where they need to go,” Washington resident Barbara House recently launched Around-N-About Transportation LLC, located at 300 E. Fifth St., Washington.
For the second year in a row, The Grounds Guys’ franchise was recognized in Landscape Management magazine as the green industry’s franchise with the largest revenue growth in one year.
Washington’s water well No. 11 will soon be repaired.
Home sales in Franklin County were down about 4 percent through the second quarter compared to the same time period last year.
The Washington City Council approved an amendment change to the Heidmann Industrial Park development that would allow the sale of a 9-acre lot.