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Franklin County officials are touting the recent acquisition of a 911 equipment shelter from St. Louis County as a cost savings.
The Franklin County Commission Tuesday approved allocating domestic violence funding that has been languishing in a fund unused.
The Washington city council could soon have an easier time deciding on when to take a more expensive local bid.
Now under the umbrella of Americare, Victorian Place of Washington is announcing a leadership change at the residential care facility.
Officials continue to move forward with a plan to fix problems with the troubled Brush Creek Sewer District.
A Franklin County man who was sentenced recently to 10 years in prison on assault and drug-related charges is on the run again.
Three-year exemptions to the city’s smoke-free air act have been granted for a hookah lounge and for hotels and motels to set aside a certain number of rooms for smokers.
New Franklin County Highway Administrator Joe Feldmann has reduced administrative staff as the head of the department.
Franklin County superintendents last week sat down with local legislators to discuss a variety of educational issues, including school transfers.
Joe Barker is a new member of the Washington Missourian news staff.
The Franklin County Commission Tuesday approved a 2014 budget with pay raises for employees.
A move to repeal the city’s no visit list was rejected by city council members following an executive session Monday night.
Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door lambasted a Missourian reporter Monday.
A St. Clair man accused of murdering his father last week has pleaded not guilty in the case.
Residents who use school district property for sledding may soon be considered trespassing.
Retired Franklin County Highway Administrator Eva Gadcke measures out her days with the county as if they were road miles: 17.8 years.
Union Fire Chief Russ Hamilton said he is very pleased with the change in the ISO rating for many residents in the district.
St. Clair High School’s latest group of Very Important People were encouraged to continue to find excellence in their lives.
A 26-year-old Union man was charged with felony assault for allegedly choking his girlfriend.
St. Clair Police are investigating a stabbing that took place in the city limits on Sunday night.
City Administrator Rick Childers said a freeze and thaw sequence probably is to blame for the massive water leak that affected residents throughout the city on Sunday night.
Editor’s note: First of a two-part series centering on the approved 2014 St. Clair budget.
There is a little trick I employ that makes my electronic communication much more enjoyable.Over the past several years, Internet jargon has become commonplace.
Filing has opened for several area offices and open school board seats. Below are the most recent filings.
A 26-year-old Union man was stabbed 11 times on Sunday night during a confrontation with another man inside a St. Clair home.
St. Clair lifted its water boil advisory Monday morning after a main line break Sunday night forced low or no water pressure throughout much of the city.
Legends Bank announces that Greg Toelke has joined the bank as a loan officer and vice president in its Union office.
U.S. Silica’s Pacific Plant will help make some Pacific families’ Christmas a little brighter.
Amid large fanfare this week, it was announced that Union residents now have a new option for TV and broadband Internet services — AT&T U-verse.
Even though the proposed 2014 Franklin County budget includes employee pay raises, general fund operating expenditures are less compared to the 2013 budget.
Filing for elected offices in the city of Washington opens at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Filing opens Tuesday for three open seats on the Washington School Board.
In an effort to assist a fellow Washington community, students and staff in the Washington School District raised $2,026 in just three days to help students impacted by an EF4 tornado.
Washington School District officials have held five meetings to educate staff on the new collective bargaining policies adopted last month.
All of the branches of the Scenic Regional Library system are closed Saturday due to the snow.
A Franklin County Health Department remodeling project has run over budget, according to County Auditor Tammy Vemmer.
Three people were seriously injured Friday in a head-on collision southwest of New Haven, the Missouri Highway Patrol reported.
With just about everyone relying on cellular telephones these days and taking that form of communication for granted, most older people probably have forgotten the days when independent phone service was not available.
The Franklin County Commission this week reappointed several officials for another year.
Icy road conditions are being blamed in a fatal head-on collision Friday in Franklin County.
In its quest to educate parents on the upcoming one-to-one technology initiative being implemented during the second semester of the current academic year, the St. Clair R-XIII School District has scheduled a fifth “Power Up” meeting.
The Franklin County Planning and Zoning board will meet Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. in the county administration building in Union.
By Susan Miller
Because of the inclement winter weather moving through the area, St. Clair High School has postponed its "How the Grinch Stole Talent" show scheduled for Saturday night.
The Union Area Chamber of Commerce Winter Wonderland Parade scheduled for Friday evening has been canceled due to inclement weather. The parade has not been rescheduled. The Union Parks and Recreation Department Children's Christmas Party has not been canceled. That event begins at 6:30 p.m. at Union City Hall.