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The Sullivan School District will make a temporary switch to distance learning next week for its middle and high school students, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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Active COVID-19 cases in Franklin County long-term care facilities are at an all-time high, with a total of 47. Previously, the record high was 45, reported by the health department April 23.

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Since Monday, Oct. 12, the Franklin County Health Department has reported 202 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases since March to 2,293.

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If you ask him, there are a few things you need to know about Adam Gentry.

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A familiar structure at the junction of Highway 100 and Route 47 celebrated its 30th cumpleaños Sept. 26.

The Washington Parks and Recreation Department still has some work to do on the east portion of the Rotary Riverfront Trail at Rennick Riverfront Park in downtown Washington.

A Pacific man was arrested after an alleged domestic assault Sunday, Oct. 4.

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Saturday, Oct. 10, marked the highest number of new COVID-19 cases recorded by the Franklin County Health Department since the pandemic began, with 53 cases reported.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A “database extract error” resulted in an incorrect inflation of the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Missouri going back over several days, Missouri health officials said Sunday.

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The Iron Spike Model Train Museum announced it would be closing for two weeks after two of its volunteers tested positive for COVID-19.

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Students at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School are learning from home two days a week after the school announced it was returning to the hybrid learning model, which has students alternating which days they attend in-person classes.

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Saturday, Oct. 10, marked the highest number of new COVID-19 cases reported by the Franklin County Health Department totaling 53.

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Franklin County has now surpassed 2,000 in total cases of COVID-19 since March.

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From the crisp breeze in the morning to the pops of red and yellow in the trees, Franklin County has finally welcomed fall. Although this year’s traditions and festivities are bound to look a little different due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

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Against a backdrop of a growing number of COVID-19 infections and deaths, of parents working remotely while kids are attending school in the next room and the sudden stop-and-start of businesses, the coronavirus pandemic has had an unexpected — and seismic — impact on Franklin County’s resid…

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Seventeen people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are currently hospitalized in Franklin County, according to the daily report from the county health department.

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The Missouri Eastern Correctional Center in Pacific has seen an increase in positive COVID-19 cases among inmates.

Guidance released Monday by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) spelled out some details to help local health authorities develop plans to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine when one is approved.  

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COVID-19 has claimed its 30th victim in Franklin County, with the death of an 87-year-old Catawissa man from complications due to the virus.

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Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker plans to distribute CARES Act funds directly to public schools from the county’s $11 million portion of the federal relief program.

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The recently vacated upper floor at Union City Auditorium could soon be home to up to 10 new Franklin County Health Department COVID-19 contact tracers.

Large crowds of people are expected to fill the streets of Hermann next month as the community celebrates its annual Oktoberfest.

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The topic of hybrid learning will be brought up again this week at the School District of Washington’s (SDOW) Board of Education meeting Wednesday.

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Welcome to Stierberger Stadium, home of the Wildcats ... Eureka Wildcats. Or, perhaps Lafayette Lancers or Rockwood Summit Falcons.

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Clad in matching red shirts, carrying signs with messages opposing mandatory masking, roughly 50 protesters converged on Washington City Hall Monday evening prior to the biweekly meeting of the city council.

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A new policy in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was approved by the Washington City Council in a 7-1 vote Monday night. It restricts the rental of city facilities, including city park pavilions, streets and other city property, for mass gathering. It goes into effect Oct. 1.  

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An 87-year-old St. Clair woman is the 28th Franklin County resident to die from COVID-19-related complications.

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Dr. Tom Riechers, chief of staff for Mercy Hospital Washington, penned a letter on Monday to Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy and other city officials urging swift action to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the city.

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A 75-year-old Villa Ridge man and an 83-year-old St. Clair man are the two latest COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the county death toll to three this week and 27 overall.

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Due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, the Franklin County Health Department’s capacity to investigate the cases in a timely manner is no longer possible. That was the message posted Monday on Facebook by Health Department Director Angie Hittson after 150 new COVID-19 cases were report…

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In the past week, nearly 50 students and staff at three high schools have been placed on quarantine by the Franklin County Health Department.

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Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton said his deputies have seen a rise in opioid overdoses this year and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame.

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If you were planning to drive to Arnold Friday night for St. Francis Borgia Regional's football game against Fox, save that gas money.