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Downtown Washington is going green early this year with a St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Saturday at 11 a.m.
Posted in Washington on Friday, March 7, 2014 2:30 pm.
The guest of honor for The Missourian's Family Reading Night, Lily, has arrived!
Posted in Washington on Friday, March 7, 2014 2:32 pm. Updated: 2:43 pm.
Michelle Turner, Washington High School broadcast adviser, is poised to receive special recognition by the Journalism Education Association for her work with “Blue Jay Journal TV.”
Posted in Washington on Friday, March 7, 2014 12:00 pm.
A winter unlike any seen in recent years has been good news to snow removal companies.
State Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, said he would like to see red light cameras outlawed, but instead he is working on a compromise bill that would place restrictions on them.
Posted in County on Friday, March 7, 2014 10:00 am.
By Pauline Masson
Posted in Pacific on Friday, March 7, 2014 9:00 am.
Motorists who are tempted to drive around stopped school buses better think twice.
Posted in County on Friday, March 7, 2014 8:00 am.
Patrons of the Tri-County Community Senior Center will be the recipients of the latest Eagle Scout project in Pacific with a new deck.
Posted in Pacific on Friday, March 7, 2014 6:00 am.
It was a night to remember Thursday at Northwest High School.
The East Central College Foundation/Alumni Office is seeking nominations for the 2014 Alumni of the Year.
Posted in County on Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:00 pm.
A 60-year-old water line on West Congress Street that has burst too many times to count is being replaced with a larger, PVC pipe that will deliver a much higher volume of water and be less likely to burst as the ground shifts in changing weather.
Posted in Pacific on Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:00 pm.
Following what could have been a chance remark by City Attorney Dan Vogel, Mayor Herb Adams told The Missourian that everyone in city government has something to learn in the interaction between aldermen and the various boards and commissions.
Posted in Pacific on Thursday, March 6, 2014 7:15 pm.
Cleta Null, organizer of the Adopt-A-Family program, said a final tally shows that community generosity enabled her to provide assistance to 581 families, which included 2,400 children and 125 senior citizens and nursing home patients for Christmas 2013.
Posted in Pacific on Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:00 pm.
A total of 85 permits were issued by Washington’s building department during the month of February, according to a city report.
A bill sponsored by State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, would adjust tax brackets for inflation to help people keep more money in their pockets, he said.
Negativity surrounding Franklin County government may be discouraging some people from running for office in the Aug. 5 primary election, said Collector of Revenue Linda Emmons.
Posted in County on Thursday, March 6, 2014 5:32 pm.
Longtime Washington Parks Department secretary Cindy Frankenberg has retired. Her last day on the job was Friday, Feb. 28.
Posted in Washington on Thursday, March 6, 2014 5:00 pm.
The Health Information Management (HIM) program at East Central College has earned full accreditation.
Posted in County on Thursday, March 6, 2014 4:30 pm.
The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night approved an increase in tuition and some student fees in the nursing program to be effective this fall semester.
Posted in County on Thursday, March 6, 2014 4:00 pm.
The Washington School District’s digital transformation is taking another big step forward with a new partnership with Mooresville Graded School District, a K-12 school district 20 miles outside of Charlotte, N.C.
Posted in Washington on Thursday, March 6, 2014 3:00 pm.
Washington School District students will now be in class the Monday after Easter.
Posted in Washington on Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:30 pm.
Two Pacific police officers were commended at a recent board of aldermen meeting for their swift work in tracking down two suspects and recovering items stolen in a string of overnight car break-ins.
Posted in Pacific on Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:00 pm.
The Washington City Council will hold a public hearing Monday, May 5, on its plan to annex property west, south and east of the current city limits.
Posted in Washington on Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:00 pm.
Union School District officials lauded the district’s building administrators for increasing school attendance this school year.
Posted in Union on Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:00 pm.
A compromise has been reached for installing new doors that could lead to other renovations to Washington’s historic city park auditorium.
A Pacific man is charged with felony burglary after allegedly breaking into the Labadie Market Monday and stealing lottery tickets.
There are probably better odds of winning the lottery than finding ice melt available to purchase in Washington.
Posted in Washington on Thursday, March 6, 2014 11:00 am.
The Missouri Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is investigating the death of a man who was shot by a Bourbon police officer Wednesday morning following a high-speed pursuit.
Posted in Crime on Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:04 am. Updated: 10:33 am.
This winter has proved to be a challenge for the Washington Meals on Wheels program, which was forced to cancel delivery for only the second time in 41 years this past Sunday.
In Washington, it’s often through the generosity of others that things get accomplished.
Posted in Washington on Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:00 am.
Union firefighters can now train for many fire scenarios just out of their back door.
Posted in Union on Thursday, March 6, 2014 9:05 am.
Mayor Mike Livengood said the city will look at requiring large subdivisions to have more than one access road.
Posted in Union on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5:32 pm.
East Central College Board members approved several updates in its personnel policy Monday night.
Posted in County on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5:32 pm.
Making new friends, building confidence and celebrating differences are all goals of the new Girls on the Run program at Clark-Vitt Elementary.
Posted in Union on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5:32 pm. Updated: 8:06 am.
Our Lady of Lourdes parishioners learned this weekend that their pastor, the Very Rev. Michael Boehm, V.F., will be leaving this summer.
Posted in Washington on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 3:00 pm. Updated: 4:10 pm.
Franklin County residents will be asked to approve a use tax in April even though there is a disagreement over how a use tax can be applied.
Daylight-saving time begins this Sunday, March 9, at 2 a.m.
Posted in Washington on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 8:30 am. Updated: 8:47 am.
President Carol Radford was confident that the St. Clair Historical Museum would rise from the ashes following the fire that destroyed the building and the majority of its contents on Sunday, Feb. 23.
Posted in Saint clair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 8:00 am.
After a hearty discussion that centered on the cost to fix one street as opposed to repaving several, the St. Clair Board of Aldermen on Monday voted to move forward with the Kitchell Avenue project.
Posted in Saint clair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 7:00 am.
St. Clair Fire Protection District firefighters battled an early morning fire Wednesday at 626 Brandon Lane off of Mill Hill Road east of St. Clair.
Posted in Saint clair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 6:42 am. Updated: 6:51 am.
As the winter of 2013-14 continues to drag along and keep the area in its snowy and frigid grasp, the Lonedell R-XIV School District has reached the maximum number of snow days it needs to keep track of in relation to the state and its makeup policy.
Posted in Saint clair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 6:00 am.
Similar to the city of St. Clair, the Lonedell and St. Clair school districts have been placed on a waiting list in regards to receiving possible tax rebates from Ameren Missouri to help pay for a solar energy system that would help power schools.
Posted in Saint clair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5:00 am.
Franklin County deputies are searching for a man who may have been responsible for a burglary in the Pacific area.
Posted in Pacific on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 1:30 pm. Updated: 1:49 pm.
Maps outlining three areas the city of Washington proposes to annex are available for viewing on the city’s website.
Posted in Washington on Monday, March 3, 2014 4:43 pm. Updated: 4:47 pm.
A statewide tornado/severe weather drill scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled.
Students in East Central College’s culinary arts program will prepare a four-course meal to celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, March 4.
Posted in Washington on Monday, March 3, 2014 9:00 am. Updated: 9:30 am.
Posted in Washington on Sunday, March 2, 2014 9:10 pm. Updated: 9:17 pm.
Elementary teachers and special education staff in the Washington School District will soon receive laptops in preparation for their building going wireless.