The Missourian: News

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

News

Recent Headlines

Tuesday 04/15/2014
Deputies Shoot, Kill Aggressive Dog
Posted: April 15, 2014

Franklin County deputies shot and killed a “large, aggressive” dog Monday when the animal charged an officer who was attempting to serve a search warrant.

Posted in County, Crime on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:14 pm.

Man Gets Suspended Sentence, Probation in Armed Robbery
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 8:08 am

A Franklin County man charged with threatening and robbing a St. Clair area woman at gunpoint in February has been given a 10-year suspended sentence and placed on five years’ probation.

Posted in County, Crime on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:19 am. Updated: 8:08 am.

Sunday 04/13/2014
Hinson, Schatz Support Transportation Tax Bill, Rep. Curtman Votes No
Posted: April 13, 2014

A House bill that would allow the state’s residents to decide whether they wanted to impose a 1-cent sales tax on themselves to improve transportation infrastructure received mixed support from local legislators this week.

Posted in County on Sunday, April 13, 2014 8:00 am.

Saturday 04/12/2014
ECC to Host Voice Acting Class April 17
Posted: April 12, 2014

East Central College will again host its continuing education “Getting Paid to Talk,” a single-evening introduction to voice acting Thursday, April 17, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at ECC in Washington.

Posted in County on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:32 pm.

Englert Wins Write-in Vote for Berger Mayor
Posted: April 12, 2014

Write-in candidates won offices in all three Berger city races.

Posted in County, Politics on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:32 pm.

Council Approves Police Officer Reappointments
Posted: April 12, 2014

The Washington City Council approved the reappointments of three Washington police officers at Monday’s meeting.

Posted in Local news, Washington on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:32 pm.

Write-In Candidates Win Sewer Districts Spots
Posted: April 12, 2014

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).

Posted in County, Politics on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:32 pm.

Terry Huxel Re-Elected to Washington Road District
Posted: April 12, 2014

Washington Special Road District Commissioner Terry Huxel was re-elected Tuesday.

Posted in Washington on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:32 pm.

Commission to Decide Gravel Mine Permit Request
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 7:25 pm

A proposed gravel mining operation near St. Clair will find out Tuesday if it gets a conditional use permit.

Posted in Business, County on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:32 pm. Updated: 7:25 pm.

Panel Discussion on Climate Disruption to Be Held April 17 at ECC Training Center
Posted: April 12, 2014

The consequences and solutions for climate disruption in Missouri will be the topic of a panel discussion at East Central College Thursday, April 17.

Posted in County on Saturday, April 12, 2014 3:00 pm.

Ann Hartley and Joseph Stroetker to Serve ECC College Board
Posted: April 12, 2014

Incumbent Ann Hartley and a new member, Dr. Joseph Stroetker, were elected to the East Central College board of trustees in the April 8 election.

Posted in County on Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:47 pm.

Incumbent, Two Newcomers Win Board Positions In Washington School District
Posted: April 12, 2014

Washington School District voters returned one incumbent and elected two newcomers to the school board in Tuesday’s municipal election.

Posted in Washington on Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:00 pm.

Residents Urge DNR to Deny Coal Ash Landfill Permit
Posted: April 12, 2014

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources should deny a construction permit for a proposed Ameren coal ash landfill in Labadie, residents said Tuesday.

Posted in Business, County on Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:00 pm.

Wildflower Sale To Be Held May 10 at Nature Reserve
Posted: April 12, 2014

Shaw Nature Reserve will hold its annual Shaw Wildflower Market Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit. The annual sale offers the widest array of native plants available in the metro St. Louis area, selected by the Reserve’s horticulture staff and several local nurseries.

Posted in County on Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:00 pm.

Voter Turnout ‘Awful,’ Franklin County Clerk Says
Posted: April 12, 2014

Voter turnout in the Tuesday election was “awful,” Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door said.

Posted in County, Election on Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:00 pm.

Washington Man Charged With Beating His Son, 2
Posted: April 12, 2014

A Washington man who is on probation in a 2009 felony drug case is back in jail on charges that he physically abused his 2-year-old son, authorities said.

Posted in Washington on Saturday, April 12, 2014 12:00 pm.

Pacific Mayor Unseated, Police Chief Re-Elected
Posted: April 12, 2014

Funeral home owner Jeff Palmore unseated incumbent Mayor Herb Adams in the April 8 municipal election capturing 55 percent of the vote.

Posted in Pacific on Saturday, April 12, 2014 11:00 am.

Library Tax Hike Approved
Posted: April 12, 2014

Scenic Regional Library Director Steve Campbell said he didn’t care by what margin a tax levy increase was approved Tuesday.

Posted in County on Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:00 am.

Brinker Defeats Witt for Ward 4 Seat
Posted: April 12, 2014

Josh Brinker will serve a second term as the Ward 4 representative on the Washington City Council.

Posted in Washington on Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:00 am.

Veterans, Newcomer to Sit on R-XIV Board
Posted: April 12, 2014

Two familiar faces and one new one will sit on the Lonedell R-XIV Board of Education after residents of that school district made their choices on who should represent them for at least the next three years.

Posted in Saint clair on Saturday, April 12, 2014 8:00 am.

City Collector to Stay Elected
Posted: April 12, 2014

St. Clair residents will continue to elect a city collector after citizens who voted on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure that would have made the position an appointed one.

Posted in Saint clair on Saturday, April 12, 2014 7:00 am.

Talleur Wins Seat on St. Clair Board of Aldermen
Posted: April 12, 2014

Greg Talleur officially will jump into the political arena on April 21 when he is sworn in as a Ward 2 alderman for the city of St. Clair.

Posted in Saint clair on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:00 am.

Friday 04/11/2014
Big Crowds Expected For BBQ & Bluesfest
Posted: April 11, 2014

Live blues music will combine with a barbecue competition this weekend in Downtown Washington.

Posted in Washington on Friday, April 11, 2014 6:32 pm.

Three Sullivan Residents Die in Crash
Updated: April 13, 2014 - 9:36 am

Three Sullivan residents were killed early Friday when they were involved in a head-on collision on Highway 185 in Washington County.

Posted in Saint clair on Friday, April 11, 2014 4:05 pm. Updated: 9:36 am.

Farmers’ Market Opens Saturday
Posted: April 11, 2014

The Washington Farmers’ Market will open for the season this Saturday, April 12, at 8 a.m.

Posted in Washington on Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 am.

African Children’s Choir to Perform at OLL April 24
Posted: April 11, 2014

Watoto, a holistic care program, initiated to serve the dire needs of Africa and her people, will present a brand new choir tour titled “Beautiful Africa: A New Generation.”

Posted in Washington on Friday, April 11, 2014 5:00 am.

Thursday 04/10/2014
Home Destroyed in Blaze, Pets Revived
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Emergency crews saved three dogs Thursday that had been trapped inside a burning Union area home.

Posted in Union on Thursday, April 10, 2014 6:07 pm. Updated: 1:42 pm.

Jury Convicts Pacific Man Of Tax Evasion
Posted: April 10, 2014

It took a Franklin County jury only 21 minutes to return a guilty verdict against a man accused of failing to file his Missouri income tax returns.

Posted in County, Crime, Pacific on Thursday, April 10, 2014 2:00 pm.

Union High School Speaker Series ‘Creates Hope’
Posted: April 10, 2014

Union High School students were presented with a unique opportunity to listen to speakers in a special series at the school.

Posted in Union on Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:15 pm.

Washington Park Board Okays Strategic Plan
Posted: April 10, 2014

The Washington Park Department’s strategic action is closer to being official after a second review by the board members.

Posted in Washington on Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:00 pm.

Main Street BBQ, Bluesfest This Weekend
Posted: April 10, 2014

With temperatures expected to be in the 70s this weekend, Downtown Washington Inc. is expecting big crowds for its sixth annual Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest which opens Friday night and runs through Saturday.

Posted in Washington on Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 pm.

County Tops State Average For Smoking
Posted: April 10, 2014

Franklin County is above the state and national averages when it comes to the percentage of residents who smoke, a new survey shows.

Posted in County on Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:00 am.

County Asks That AG Be Made Party To Citizen Lawsuit
Posted: April 10, 2014

The Missouri attorney general’s office said Monday that it has not received a copy of the lawsuit that a Villa Ridge man has filed against the county’s new municipal court.

Posted in County on Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:00 am.

Gregory Named Grand Marshal of Parade
Posted: April 10, 2014

The grand marshal of the city’s 175th anniversary parade will be local historian Ralph Gregory, a World War II veteran, who has been researching this area’s history for more than five decades.

Posted in Washington on Thursday, April 10, 2014 10:00 am.

Two Rodeos Approved for Liberty Field in 2014
Posted: April 10, 2014

The city has signed contracts for two rodeos to be held in the Liberty Field equestrian arena in 2014.

Posted in Pacific on Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:58 am.

District’s Safety Plan Is Constantly Evolving
Posted: April 10, 2014

Making school buildings safe for students, employees and visitors is a constantly evolving effort, according to Chris Delmain, Meramec Valley R-III School District building services director.

Posted in Pacific on Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:59 am.

Two Men Hurt in Car Crash
Posted: April 10, 2014

Two Franklin County men were injured, one seriously, early Saturday in a one-car crash south of New Haven. 

Posted in County on Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:48 am.

School District Conducts More Principal Interviews
Posted: April 10, 2014

Interviews for three elementary principal openings in the Washington School District have been completed and candidate recommendations will now go to the school board for approval.

Posted in Washington on Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:43 am.

Second Man on Probation for Armed Robbery
Posted: April 10, 2014

The second of two men indicted for the armed holdup of a Washington gas station/convenience store is free on probation after pleading guilty to the crime.

Posted in Local news, Crime, Washington on Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:00 am.

Wednesday 04/09/2014
Alzheimer’s Talk This Friday at ECC
Posted: April 09, 2014

Alzheimer’s will be the topic of discussion at East Central College this Friday, April 11.

Posted in County on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 8:00 pm.

Firefighters Battle Barn Fire South of Union
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 2:44 pm

This barn at a farm off of Bluff View Lane south of Union was engulfed in flames Wednesday before 6 p.m when Union and Beaufort-Leslie fire crews arrived to the scene. There were bales of hay stored in the building that were fueling the blaze. The farm is near Snake Hill Road off of Highway UU. Check back to emissourian.com and see the Weekend Missourian for more information.

Posted in Union on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 7:12 pm. Updated: 2:44 pm.

Officials Give Nod To East Park Funding
Posted: April 09, 2014

The board of aldermen Monday committed $500,000 in next year’s budget for the Veterans Memorial Park.

Posted in Union on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

WFD Getting New Thermal Imagers
Posted: April 09, 2014

The Washington Fire Department will soon have five new thermal imagers.

Posted in Washington on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

Charges Filed in Theft Probe
Posted: April 09, 2014

New charges have been filed in the investigation of several thefts earlier this year in the Villa Ridge and Union areas.

Posted in County, Crime on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

Filley Honored by City For Her Volunteer Work
Posted: April 09, 2014

It should be no surprise to anyone that Heather Filley is considered super fund-raiser, according to City Administrator Harold Selby.

Posted in Pacific on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

Chamber Distributes Portion Of Pianos for Purpose Fund
Posted: April 09, 2014

The much talked about restrooms in Liberty Field received a boost when the Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce distributed a portion of the funds generated by its Pianos for a Purpose benefit.

Posted in Pacific on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

PHS Sophomores Explore Careers at STLCC Workshop
Posted: April 09, 2014

Pacific High School sophomores went a step further to explore careers at a recent special workshop hosted by St. Louis Community College-Wildwood.

Posted in Pacific on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

Yo Shoes and Stuff Opens on East St. Louis Street
Posted: April 09, 2014

If a person buys a $150 pair of Nike shoes and returns them to a major retail shoe store, they are not resold. They are turned over to a wholesaler who offers them to flea market vendors or other resale merchants.

Posted in Pacific on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

Pastor to Open Fellowship Hall for Informal Meetings
Posted: April 09, 2014

How do you assure individuals who resist going to church because they question the message that they think they will hear?

Posted in Pacific on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:32 pm.

NCAA Men's Basketball News