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.
Though it was less than previously planned, Franklin County commissioners voted Tuesday to make available more than $2 million in federal money to local schools.
The Franklin County Health Department recorded 32 additional COVID-19 cases over the weekend, bringing the countywide total since the pandemic began a year ago to 9,274. The probable case count was 2,048 Tuesday.
In a teleconference with state transportation officials, Franklin County commissioners were urged that much needs to be done before two major highways can be converted from two to four lanes.
The Franklin County Health Department announced Tuesday that it would administer the Johnson and Johnson vaccine today at 308 Hawthorne Drive, the former Scenic Regional Library, in Union.
The Franklin County Health Department reported nine new COVID-19 cases Friday, 16 new cases Thursday and 17 new cases Wednesday, bringing the countywide total since the pandemic started one year ago to 9,243 cases. The number of probable cases reported was 2,033.
A drive down St. Mary’s Road, the only connection to the 15-acre Chouteau Claim Access at the confluence of the Meramec and Bourbeuse rivers, requires navigating many potholes and one spot where a large portion of the road is underwater.
At a once vacant lot in Stanton, a gleaming red roof against a wood frame is starting to look more like the artistic renderings for Hope Ranch of Missouri, a family-style home for children in foster care in Franklin, Gasconade and Osage counties.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced Thursday a new statewide transportation guide to help people travel to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of the program, called “Get a Ride,” OATS Transit will provide free vaccination transportation to anyone in their service areas.
The committee planning this year’s Washington Town & Country Fair Parade are asking the public to help them find the grand marshal for this year’s event, set for Sunday, Aug. 2.
The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday three new COVID-19 positive cases, men ages 39 to 41, bringing the total number of county residents to test positive since one year ago to 9,162.
The Franklin County Health Department announced Thursday via Facebook that it would offer 100 walk-in vaccinations for first doses of COVID-19 vaccines Friday in addition to regularly scheduled appointments. Walk-in vaccines also were offered Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. to county residents age…
The Franklin County Family Resource Center housed in the old Clark-Vitt Elementary School in Union is open now, though several agencies are still moving in and setting up. A grand opening is planned for late May or early June depending on COVID-19, said Franklin County Community Resource Boa…
As of Monday, one in five Franklin County residents, or 21,632 people, has begun their vaccination for COVID-19, and more than 11,000 residents have completed their vaccination, according to the state dashboard. Statewide, 22.5 percent of Missourians have started the vaccination process, and…
Officials from around the county have criticized Missouri Department of Transportation officials for their lack of response to requests.
More COVID-19 vaccines are expected at independent pharmacies, according to pharmacists at Schroeder Drugs in Washington and Medicine Shoppes in Pacific and St. Clair. The pharmacists said they are each expecting at least 200 shots in the next week or two.
Nearly 20 percent of Franklin County residents have received a COVID-19 vaccine, according to data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Fewer than 90 days into the year, 11 Franklin County residents have died from heroin overdoses, according to Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton and Washington Police Chief Ed Menefee.
After initially planning to give back millions in unspent coronavirus aid, Franklin County now plans to spend all of the more than $25 million it has or will soon be getting from the federal government.
After earlier declining to pay for employee leave, Franklin County officials rejected a different request from the city of Union for coronavirus-related funding.
The city of Washington will receive nearly $2.6 million, and the county will receive more than $20 million from the federal government’s most recent COVID-19 relief bill, according to an analysis of the American Rescue Plan.
The Franklin County Assessor’s Office is conducting its biennial property value assessments and expects to see the largest increase in property values in more than a decade.
A 28-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man, both of St. Clair, are facing charges after a baby tested positive for drugs, according to court documents.
After a record turnout in the November 2020 election, Franklin County Clerk Tim Baker is expecting a more quiet lead up to the municipal voting Tuesday, April 6.
Presiding Franklin County Commissioner Tim Brinker said all government buildings would be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16, due to the extreme weather conditions. Those buildings include: the Franklin County Government Center, Historic Courthouse and court system.
The Franklin County Humane Society was closed Monday, Feb. 15, due to the inclement weather. The shelter will be closed on Tuesday as normal, for its weekly deep cleaning of its facility, and plans to reopen Wednesday.
Snow plows were out early Monday dealing with what’s expected to be the largest snow storm Franklin County has seen in at least a couple years.