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A lockout at Washington High School has been lifted.The school was placed under lockout conditions early Monday morning. Washington Police said it was determined the threat was not "in their jurisdiction."A lockout means that the school is operating as usual and continuing daily functions, b…

The Government Forum sponsored by the Washington area Chamber of Commerce scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24, is now sold out and tickets will no longer be available at the door.

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, hosted by Neighbors United - Undoing Racism along with the Social Justice Committee at East Central College has been canceled. 

The Downtown Washington Post Office, Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, License bureau and non-essential city of Washington offices will all be closed Friday.

Prairie Day at the Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit set for Saturday, Sept. 17, has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. 

A storm that rolled through Wednesday has left residents in the city of Lonedell without power. According to Ameren, it could be a long duration before power is restored.

A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Jason Mills, the man who has been on the run since he escaped from confinement more than a week ago.

Residents of 33 Missouri counties, including Franklin County, who have been affected by the recent severe storms and flooding may soon see Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) teams and home inspectors in their neighborhoods.

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  • Ameren Missouri Press Release
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Lake Ozark, Mo. (January 5, 2016) – In response to The Army Corps of Engineers discharging water at Truman Dam that has been held since the heavy rains in late December, Ameren Missouri opened the spill gates at Bagnell Dam at Noon today. Ameren Missouri urges property owners at the Lake of …

Franklin, Jefferson and St. Louis County offices of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the State Emergency Management Agency, the St. Louis Area Regional COAD and MOVOAD partners, are sponsoring a regional point of distribution to assist residents affected by recent flooding with nece…

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Franklin County Area United Way stands ready to help flood victims as water begins to recede in Union, Pacific and surrounding areas.

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