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Three Injured in Crash Near Highway 47 Bridge

Three people were taken to the hospital following a crash Friday evening on Highway 47, north of the Missouri River bridge. Read more

Local News

Council to Discuss Private Street Signs

The Washington City Council will vote on a proposal to change the color of private street signs. Read more

County Tax Payments Coming in Steadily - $20 Million Collected Thus Far

Franklin County Collector Linda Emmons says her office can easily take in as much as $4 million dollars in one day as residents pay … Read more

Psych Care Employees Are ‘Devastated’ About Closingn Last Day Is December 23

Washington’s Psych Care Consultants, located at 205 Elm St. above Schroeder Drugs, will close its doors Dec. 23, employees and patie… Read more

Goal for Disabled Veterans Memorial Is Within Reach

Organizers collecting donations for a disabled veterans memorial in Union are within reach of fully funding the structure. Read more

United Way to Hold Victory Celebration

The Franklin County Area United Way will recognize its Top 30 corporate donors, leadership-level givers and volunteers in the 2016 c… Read more

New City Budget Shows Slight Deficit

After operating for five months on a carry-over budget from the previous year, Pacific aldermen reviewed the 2016-17 budget at a spe… Read more

MCJROTC Advances In Rifle Competition

In what proved to be their busiest, yet most productive week of the year, the Pacific High School JROTC unit wrapped up its champion… Read more

Tickets on Sale Now For Holiday House Tour

Tickets are on sale for the Holiday House Tour, sponsored by Downtown Washington Inc. Read more

Christmas on Plaza, Parade December 10

Santa Claus is always the star of the Pacific Partnership’s Christmas on the Plaza, but this year he will be center stage, bathed in… Read more

More Funds Needed for Heritage Park Project

The project to renovate Washington’s Railroad Heritage Park needs money to officially be finished. Read more


Psych Care Employees Are ‘Devastated’ About Closingn Last Day Is December 23

Washington’s Psych Care Consultants, located at 205 Elm St. above Schroeder Drugs, will close its doors Dec. 23, employees and patie… Read more

Kay Jewelers Opens Washington Location

The Washington market offered Kay Jewelers something different than the typical shopping mall. Read more

Intek Wins Leadership Award for Innovation

Intek Corporation, Union, recently was recognized by others in the manufacturing world with the Engineering, Innovation and Design award. Read more


Area Scoreboard

64th Annual St. Francis Borgia Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament Read more

Balance Scoring Lifts Indians Over Festus

Bouncing back from a heartbreaking loss in the consolation game of the Borgia Turkey Tournament, the Pacific basketball Indians thum… Read more

Festus Tops Lady Bulldogs in Northwest Tournament Opener

The St. Clair basketball Lady Bulldogs faced familiar faces Tuesday. Read more


Critical of Closed-Minded Republicans Here

I knew when I moved to Franklin County 32 years ago, that I was moving to a Conservative Christian Community.   Read more

Looking Back

The Looking Back columns in this newspaper are popular. When we have to leave one out, we hear about it. Read more

Speak Up, Oppose Strip Mining Operation

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission has extended until Dec. 6 the deadline for public comment on a proposal to conduct a strip mining operation adjacent to the Meramec River. Those readers of The Missourian who may not have had an opportunity to attend the hearings on this matter (or may not be aware of the havoc such an operation will wreak on the river and the area around it) should act quickly to voice their concerns.  Read more

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