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.
Readers proved up to the challenge of creating unique Christmas tree ornaments from the newspaper, as dozens entered the first contest organized by The Missourian.
Augusta Elementary School has taken precautionary measures and went on "lockout" Thursday morning due to the suspect still at large from the shooting near the Francis Howell High School campus Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the St. Charles area.
The Four Rivers Career Center and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School have resumed normal operations after being on lockdown for a brief time mid-day Thursday.
The Union R-XI School District announced Wednesday evening they would cancel classes the day of the total solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, that officials say could bring up to 30,000 visitors to the city.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Agency are investigating a caustic soda spill that was reported in Flat Creek near Gateway Extrusions in the industrial park, off Park Drive, in Union.
Thomas Leary Miller, Sr., whose newspaper career at the Washington Missourian spanned nearly 40 years, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a short hospital stay in St. Louis County. He became ill Monday, July 24, and entered Missouri Baptist Hospital that day. He was just a few days short of…
With high temperatures in the forecast for the coming weekend and week, several locations throughout the county are offering free cooling centers to the public.
The Washington High School graduation ceremony will be held indoors in the Blue Jay Gymnasium at 7 p.m., due to forecasts of rain Friday evening. Each graduating senior has access to six tickets to the ceremony, which will be streamed live in the CJB Theater for those who would like to be mo…
Missourians affected by flooding can now access a resource and information page on the website of U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. The page provides Missourians with federal, state, and nonprofit resources to assist with shelter, travel, and emergency planning information.
Franklin County deputies saved two lives Tuesday — within minutes of each other — by administering Narcan during suspected heroin overdoses.
Flooding has led to the closure of Highway 94 at Dutzow and there is no northern route out of the city of Washington, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). The Highway 47 bridge in Washington over the Missouri River is also closed, according to Washington police.
The Washington School District will be closed for a third day Wednesday due to flooding in outlying areas and officials are preparing to sandbag at doors and windows at South Point Elementary if the Busch Creek continues to rise.