The Washington School District said Washington High School was placed on lockdown Thursday morning as a precaution. The high school will be released as scheduled at noon. Only the high school is following a modified schedule. Busses will run at their normal time.
Due to continued rising water, the Washington Riverfront has been closed to motorist. Foot traffic remains open. Use caution around flood waters.
The Washington Police Department is hosting a flag raising and memorial ceremony Wednesday, May 15, to commemorate National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
Flooding has closed Highway 94 in southern Warren County from Highway 47 in Marthasville to Highway U in Pinckney, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Due to unforeseen scheduling issues, the Route 47 bridge demolition has been delayed until 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. Route 47 will be closed to through traffic from Augusta Bottom Road and Fifth Street at 10:15 for up to two hours during the demo.
Washington police released areas to be closed for pedestrian and vehicles traffic Thursday morning leading up to and during the demolition of the Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River.
Friends of the Washington Public Library will host its fourth annual poetry night Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the library. April is National Poetry Month and the public is invited to attend this event to celebrate poetry. Local poets Maria Brady-Smith and Ed Adams will share some of …
The demolition of the old Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River scheduled for April 4 has been postponed due to the rising river level, according to Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) officials.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Passenger rail traffic along a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue amid flooding along the Missouri River.
The city of Washington recently welcomed three high school student interns from Washington’s sister city, Marbach am Neckar, Germany.
MoDOT announced Wednesday, Sept. 12, that a portion of Highway 47 on the Franklin County side of the highway's bridge will remain closed for another month.The southbound, right lane of Route 47 is closed from the end of the bridge to Third Street so crews can work on drainage, sidewalks and …
There is a crowded Republican field seeking to fill the Missouri 109th House District seat held by outgoing State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Washington, for the past 7 1/2 years.
Two Washington residents and one from Union are squaring off in the Republican primary for Franklin County presiding commissioner.
A stretch of Interstate 44 in Franklin County will be closed overnight so crews can set girders for the new St. Mary’s Road bridge, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Starting Friday, June 15, a section of Route 47 in Franklin County will be closed for a short time as part of a permit issued for a private development being built in the area. Crews will close Route 47 between Independence and Clearview at 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, through June 25 …
Washington High School’s Graduation Ceremony this evening Friday, May 18, will be held indoors in the Blue Jay Gymnasium due to a chance for rain in the forecast throughout the day. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m.
Traffic on the Warren County side of the Highway 47 Missouri River bridge will be shifted tonight to allow crews to build the road to connect to the new bridge.
Drivers who use the U.S. Route 50 ramp to access eastbound I-44 in Franklin County need to allow themselves some extra time next week, according to a MoDot press release.
Crews will close one lane on the Route 47 Missouri River Bridge later this week to pour concrete for the new bridge. One lane will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. Flaggers will be on hand to direct motorists through the lane closure. All work is weather permitting. For mo…
The Washington School District has canceled its YMCA After School Care and will close the Early Learning Center at 3:30 p.m. today due to forecasted inclement weather in the area.
A 15-year-old Union School District student is in custody of juvenile authorities after he allegedly posted a threatening photo and video of him with a handgun on the social media messaging app Snapchat.