After two years at 209 E. Main St. in Union, the Franklin County Historical Society is looking for a new home.
Tiffany Femmer, of New Haven, was sentenced to 120 days in the Franklin County jail and five years of supervised probation, according to court records. She was also ordered by the courts to pay near $182,000 in restitution.
Franklin County has 22 dispatcher positions, though only 19 are filled. Washington, which New Haven contracts with, has nine dispatchers. Sullivan and Pacific each have five.
For more information about the United Way’s 2020 campaign and the five pilot companies chosen for 2021, see the special supplement in this weekend's issue of The Missourian.
After balking at low offers for county-owned land earlier this year, Franklin County commissioners approved seven sales at their Tuesday meeting.
Some Franklin County roads will soon be getting a new surface, including one that will serve the Washington School District’s new South Point Elementary.
Amy Ryan, of Wildwood, has launched an exploratory committee to study the possibility of running for Missouri Senate District 26, an office held by Dave Schatz since 2014.
After almost 14 months, Franklin County is nearing the end of awarding the $12.2 million it received as part of the 2020 federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) money it was allocated.
A Union man has been charged after police said he provided pornographic material to an unidentified minor, which is a Class A misdemeanor.
Anyone wishing to vote in the Aug. 3 special election should register with the Franklin County Clerk’s Office no later than Wednesday, July 7.
The Franklin County Humane Society is still hoping to find homes for the nearly 200 animals in its care Friday. Director Laura Amlong said the shelter is caring for 167 cats and 32 dogs.
Heavy rain across the central and northern part of Missouri is expected to push the Missouri River in Downtown Washington over flood stage over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
The Saint Louis Zoo’s proposed habitat for a nearly extinct breed of wolf got the go-ahead from Franklin County’s planning and zoning commission last week.
One Franklin County resident is hoping county commissioners will use some of the $20 million the county is getting from the federal American Rescue Plan Act to help lower sewer bills.
Franklin County officials would like to use federal COVID-19 stimulus money to improve emergency communication services, but they need to make sure it’s an allowable expenditure.
The big annual events keep coming in Union with the return of the Franklin County Fair from Thursday, June 10, through Sunday, June 13, at the fairgrounds at 530 Clark Ave.
The Union R-XI School District Board of Education has approved spending $33,890 for civil engineering and surveying to help with stormwater drainage at Beaufort Elementary School.
The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that two county residents, a 65-year-old Pacific woman and a 92-year-old St. Clair woman, have died due to COVID-19-related complications.
Union native Heather Luehr-Rice started attending East Central College in 2007. After 14 years of steady studying — one class at a time due to her cerebral palsy and mother’s death while enrolled — on May 16, she completed her degree.
A three-day trial has been scheduled for the man charged in connection with the 1987 killing of a St. Clair woman, whose death marked one of the longest local cold cases in recent years.
Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a man who authorities say sexually assaulted a 6-year-old Franklin County child in her bedroom.
The first grand jury impaneled in Franklin County since the COVID-19 pandemic has issued 26 criminal indictments.
Three children ages 11, 12 and 17 admitted that they set fire to the Sullivan Elementary School playground April 26, Sullivan Police Department Lt. Patrick Johnson said.
In the early ’90s, Wayne Winchester had no intention of purchasing Jensen Point Overlook, but he was interested in purchasing an acre and a half of land near it.
After repeated problems, Franklin County is ditching its Kronos workforce management software and returning to its previous provider, Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP).
Mercy Hospital Washington has begun offering direct scheduling for COVID-19 vaccine appointments at mercy.net/MOVaccine. Those without internet access can make an appointment by calling 833-364-6777.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Energy utility Ameren is seeking to raise customer rates to cover billions of dollars recently invested in electric grid upgrades and new wind generation facilities.
A Franklin County judge will decide later this summer if there is enough evidence for the case to proceed against the Union man who was arrested in May as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.