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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.
Incumbent Ward 2 Alderman Steve Myers, 50, is facing a challenge from newcomer Don Graham, 44, in the April 8 municipal election.
Franklin County may recoup more money by using an online auction service to get rid of outdated equipment and other property.
Representatives from the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation and Missouri Rock Island Trail, Inc. delivered 11,272 trail support letters to Ameren headquarters in St. Louis on Thursday, Aug. 14.
A new building products wholesaler, Assured Building Products LLC., has opened 77 Hi Line Drive between Washington and Union.
Monday will mark the 60th anniversary of KLPW-AM 1220’s first broadcast on the air.
The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission is expected to decide on a rezoning request at Tuesday’s meeting.
Mad Buffalo Distillery, Union, has officially changed its name to Coulter & Payne Farm Distillery.
A retirement celebration for William “Bill” Dawson took place Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Elks Lodge in Washington.
A consultant reviewing Washington’s zoning and subdivision codes will be directed to review the possible impact of solar panels being installed on buildings.
Vic Pauwels, the former owner of Pauwels Transformers, one of Washington’s largest industries, died Aug. 1, 2014, at his home in Belgium.
The Franklin County Health Department is making good pace in terms of getting restaurants inspected this year, an official said.