breaking featured
  • Updated

Twelve horses were killed with others left injured after a tractor-trailer transporting them crashed on westbound Interstate 44 Sunday, Oct. 18.

breaking featured
  • Updated

The School District of Washington's board of education held a special meeting Monday, Oct. 19, to review its hybrid model for secondary students.

featured

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.

featured

Union’s former city administrator got a send-off at the Monday, Oct. 12, board of aldermen meeting.

featured

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.

You can be excused if you think Union’s former city hall building is now the County Auditorium.

A 24-year-old woman from Washington overdosed in Aldi located at 1505 Heritage Hills Drive, Tuesday, Oct. 13, according to the Washington Police Department.

featured

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.

featured

Derek and Jennifer Loeffel are teaming with Kyle and Becky Yount to launch Labadie General Store.

featured

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.

featured

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.

A Sullivan man has died from his gunshot wounds after being shot in the early morning hours of Thursday in the city’s northside.

featured
  • Updated

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.

The city of Washington and MRC Recycling will host an E-Cycle Collection Event Saturday, Oct. 17, at the fairgrounds swine pavilion.

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…

featured

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.

featured
  • Updated

If you haven’t filled out the 2020 U.S. Census, you still have time. 

featured

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

breaking featured
  • Updated

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.

featured

With its “on notice” status behind it, East Central College officials already are planning for the school’s next accreditation-related visit in 2022.

My wife and I recently took our first extended trip since moving to Missouri seven months ago.

featured

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

featured

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.

featured

The road to a popular boat access area in southern Franklin County has reopened to motor vehicle traffic after being closed last week.