Twelve horses were killed with others left injured after a tractor-trailer transporting them crashed on westbound Interstate 44 Sunday, Oct. 18.
The School District of Washington's board of education held a special meeting Monday, Oct. 19, to review its hybrid model for secondary students.
The members of the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows Lodge and the Washington Historical Society are once again teaming up to offer a historical family-friendly tour of the Wildey Odd Fellow Cemetery later this month.
The School District of Washington has expanded its Wi-Fi to accommodate students who are in need of internet services. Wi-Fi will be available for seventh- through 12th-graders who are alternating between in-school and virtual learning.
Just how many voters will participate in the Nov. 3 presidential election remains to be seen, but county officials say more people will have the chance to vote in Franklin County than ever before.
The historic Emmaus Home in Marthasville, a German-style limestone building dating back to the 1850s, will be put up for auction this month. Open houses will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, and Sunday, Oct. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. both days. The bidding will end at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29.
The Washington Police Department is searching for the two individuals who were involved in a shooting in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store, 1059 Washington Square Center, Tuesday evening.
“I always thought Grandma and Grandpa were rich ... When I got older I realized it wasn’t money, they just made it feel like we had everything,” Darlene Copeland said.
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.
Various downtown businesses hosted Nightmare Off Elm Street Thursday, Oct. 15, in downtown Washington. Visitors and Vendors alike dressed in costume as the businesses stayed open late to hand out candy and let people shop. The event lasted from five to eight.
The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Trunk or Treat Saturday, Oct. 17, at KC Hall parking lot starting at 6 p.m. A drive-in movie showing of Hotel Transylvania will start at 7:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more information contact Brent at kc1121gm@gmail…
St. John United Church of Christ in St. Clair held its annual sausage and sauerkraut dinner Sunday, Oct. 11, and according to the church pastor Laura Mignerone, it was a success.
Authorities are searching for the individuals who were involved in a shooting in the parking lot of Dollar General Store, 1059 Washington Square Center, Tuesday evening.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused many events to cancel, but organizers of the biannual Art Walk in downtown Washington are hoping this weekend’s splash of colorful art displays will provide the community an opportunity to come together even if that means wearing masks and standing…
Canam Steel employees have given a big boost to the Franklin County Area United Way’s fundraising efforts, according to United Way Executive Director Kim Strubberg.
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.
Alexandria Gray and Anthony Collins hope the change will help the organization, which they founded over the summer, have a deeper impact in the Franklin County community.
The Washington area Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday, Oct. 14, that its office would be closed until further notice due to a COVID-19 exposure to its staff.