The Washington School District food service staff Tuesday prepared over 3,600 meals for district families, and that number is increasing as more families sign up.
The COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic has made these times uncertain, but in a world of chaos and every-changing situations, a Washington business is focusing its effort on serving the community.
As a result of COVID-19 precautions, area schools have closed until Monday, April 6, in an attempt to protect their staff, students and communities.
A light pole once put in place to try to make the intersection of East Denmark Road and Highway 50 safer was recently removed to make way for a larger project.
Due to school being closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Washington School District began its free grab and go meals Tuesday with two pickup locations — Washington West and Marthasville elementary schools.
Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker confirmed Thursday afternoon a fifth positive COVID-19 case has detected and confirmed in the county.
The Franklin County Humane Society (FCHS) at 1222 W. Main St. in Union closed to the public Monday, March 23, in response to the coronavirus crisis.
The St. Clair R-XIII School District has added four additional out of town stops to its meal drop-off schedule, in an effort to provide free meals to students during the school closure.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pacific Mayor Steve Myers and aldermen declared a state of emergency for the city at the March 17 board meeting.
The city of Washington and the Chamber of Commerce are working with the Missouri State Department of Economic Development to help the state provide assistance during the coronavirus crisis.
One local enthusiast made good on his promise to keep safeguarding a Pacific park structure that was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a Route 66 highlight.
Washington School District officials said they have worked through a collaborative process to implement an Alternative Method of Instruction (AMI) plan to be utilized as school is closed due to the coronavirus.
As of Monday, all Franklin County buildings are closed to the public, but many offices are still providing services to residents.
Officials from the Franklin County Health Department confirmed Franklin County’s first positive case of COVID-19 on Monday and three more quickly followed.