A severe storm moving through the Campbellton-Lyon area early Monday morning caused heavy damage to Smilin’ Sam’s furniture store on Orchard Road, off Highway 185.
The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce’s first meeting to form a Young Professionals group went very well, according to Becky Stieffermann with the Chamber.
St. Clair Fire Protection District Interim Chief Mike Kelley said he experienced some tense moments on Monday morning as he and other firefighters battled a home fire on Belew Road south of St. Clair.
In the end, the St. Clair Board of Aldermen trusted members of its planning and zoning commission regarding conditions placed on a permit for a recycling center to operate on the west side of the city.
The Washington Skate Park at Optimist Park will officially open this Thursday, May 23.
Security has been beefed up at St. Clair City Hall as officials strive to make the facility as safe as possible while also making an office location change at the same time.
Franklin County’s first spray park should open in St. Clair as scheduled on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, demolition began on the Washington, Missouri McDonald's. The restaurant is being rebuilt over the summer.
A residence south of St. Clair was gutted by fire Monday morning.
The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night approved the rehiring of 48 full-time professional staff members for fiscal year 2014.
The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night unanimously voted to accept the low bid for a new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system as part of a renovation project going on in the art rooms.
UPDATED: The two men who were injured in the Sunday morning crash at Krakow have been identified.
The Union R-XI Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the board room at the high school.
A Franklin County man who has several felony cases pending in circuit court is facing additional charges.
Someone cut the lock on one of the gates at Thriftee Grocery Distributor in Union and also cut a lock on a storage unit on the property.
The number of single-family home permits issued through April is the same as last year, according to the Franklin County Building Department.
A Washington man charged with burglary and assault in Warren County is now facing a new felony charge related to that case.
Collections for Franklin County’s new municipal court are on track to beat budget projections.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) will celebrate a milestone birthday Wednesday, May 22, but not without birthday festivities organized by the Franklin County Relay for Life.
Four new requests for conditional use permits are on the agenda for the Franklin County Planning and Zoning board Tuesday, May 21.
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School announced Friday morning that Kevin Mabie has been named principal for the 2013-14 school year.
Franklin County sales tax collections are up by more than $200,000 so far this year compared to last, according to the latest report.
A complete renovation will transform what is now Hotel Washington into a Best Western Plus, according to the new owner, Niten Patel.
The Missouri River Bridge design team agreed that the bridge spanning from Washington to Warren County will be “magnificent” and “iconic.”
The Washington Skate Park at Optimist Park will officially open Thursday, May 23.
With a unanimous vote followed by the swoop of a pen, the Missouri Department of Transportation can take St. Clair off of its list of entities vying for recent state airport improvement funds.
After teetering and tottering on a seesaw for a good portion of its meeting Monday night, the St. Clair Planning and Zoning Commission finally came up with a game plan for conditional use permit regulations for a business that wants to relocate to newly annexed land on the city’s west side.
A routine search of a database that tracks purchases of pills containing pseudoephedrine led to the arrest of two suspects in Franklin County this week.
A Washington area woman is facing felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with an altercation Sunday, May 12, authorities said.
A girl was bitten by a dog this week in the city, Union police reported.
Big crowds are expected for the 32nd annual Downtown Washington Fine Art Fair & Winefest.
The Amtrak route between St. Louis and Kansas City, which makes a stop in Washington, is expected to keep running with a new payment and service level agreement.
This past March was the best in history of Amtrak for the entire country, according to Washington Tourism Director Mary Beth Rettke.
Union police said one person was injured Monday, May 13, in a rear-end crash at Highway 47 and Central Avenue.
With the potential for severe weather across the plains and several Midwestern states this weekend and into Monday, staff at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region VII office are coordinating with state and local officials in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska in preparation for the potential storms and urges the public to be prepared and stay informed.
For 35 years, New Haven Care Center in New Haven has been a focal point of the city.
We spoke with Rick Hopp & Doug Witherspoon as volunteers began setting up for the 32nd annual Downtown Washington Fine Art Fair & Winefest.
Scenic Regional Library’s Pacific branch will host a Civil War program Wednesday, June 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A festival is being planned to be the first annual celebration of all local pets.
The congregation of a Union church is doing what it can to give to area residents who need a hot meal, or who just need a night out.
Discovering one’s inner disciple is the spiritual goal of Pacific United Methodist Church, according to Pastor Dee Pennington and lay leader Karen Kennedy.
The Franklin County Commission recently sold a parcel of property appraised at more than $20,000 for $1.
The Union Area Chamber of Commerce will host the first of periodic speaking lunches with Joette Reidy, who helped spearhead a smoke-free law in Washington.
Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer said Monday that he is troubled by the amount of money that the city of Pacific pays its attorney.
The Washington City Council last Monday approved the renewal of liquor licenses for several businesses and organizations.
The largest all-Missouri wine tasting event kicks off Friday night and runs through Sunday in Downtown Washington.
Although a soggy spring has delayed about 50 percent of Franklin County’s corn planting, Ken Bolte, agricultural business specialist with the University of Missouri Extension, said it’s not too late to get the rest in.
Steve Myers will succeed Jerry Eversmeyer as the alderman for Ward 2, filling out a term that expires in April 2014.
Diplomas will be presented to 122 seniors this Thursday, May 16, at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School.