Editor's note: Following the publication of this story in Friday's issue, The Missourian spoke with Presiding Franklin Commissioner Tim Brinker about updated vaccination registration plans. The story below has been updated to include that additional information.
Editor's note: Following the publication of this story in Friday's issue, The Missourian spoke with Presiding Franklin Commissioner Tim Brinker about the new reporting metrics and vaccination efforts for long-term care facilities. The story below has been updated to include that additional i…
Calah Hawkins holds her son, Asher Lee, who was born at Missouri Baptist Sullivan at 3:24 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. Asher was the first child born at Missouri Baptist Sullivan in the new year. Hawkins and her son are pictured with a basket of donated gifts. The family of the first baby born…
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government must pay some landowners along the lower Missouri River for flooding damage caused by changes the Army Corps of Engineers made to the river to protect endangered species, a judge has ruled.
The Franklin County Government Center, Historic Courthouse, Judicial Center, and the Frnaklin County Health Department will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, according to a press release from Franklin County Clerk Tim Baker.
Fifty-nine new Franklin County residents were reported as COVID-19 positive Friday, among them a newborn girl in Beaufort, a 7-year-old child in Robertsville (sex not reported), an 83-year-old woman in St. Clair, an 83-year-old man in Villa Ridge and an 86-year-old woman in Washington.
Franklin County commissioners voted 2-0 Tuesday, Dec. 8, to reappoint 13 officials from across the county to the county’s transportation committee.
Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker delivered an address to Franklin County residents concerning the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, Dec. 2.
Local governments received a varying number of complaints the first weekend Franklin County’s mask mandate was in effect.
A 12-year-old girl from Robertsville, a 13-year-old girl from Washington and a 92-year-old woman from St. Clair are among the Franklin County residents who tested positive for COVID-19, according to Tuesday’s report from the county health department.
Last year, around 2,000 people stood in line outside the Franklin County Collector of Revenue’s office each of the last two days before property taxes were due.
The Scenic Regional Library system will require patrons ages 2 and older to wear face masks beginning Friday, Nov. 20.Library Director Steven Campbell said the decision came after the library’s board of trustees voted unanimously (13-0) at its Nov. 17 meeting to implement the new policy.“The…
The first of the 55 basset hounds rescued from a suspected “substandard” Franklin County dog breeder will soon be available for adoption, according to officials with the Humane Society of Missouri.
As the Franklin County Area United Way nears the end of its 2020 campaign, organizers say they are focusing on the positives that have emerged from the campaign marked by a global pandemic, economic upheaval and other unforeseen obstacles.
The Franklin County Health Department reported 170 new COVD-19 cases Saturday, Nov. 14, breaking the record for highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period.
County officials are urging Franklin County residents to help limit the spread of COVID-19, after the county has continued to see a surge in cases over the last several weeks.
With rising COVID-19 cases, the popular Boy Scouts Scouting for Food drive was put off two days before it was scheduled to start.
Displayed proudly on a New Haven road is a white sign with blue and red painted lettering making a grand declaration — “A future president could come from New Haven, better make sure they’re fed!”
News that First Student Inc., the bus service provider for the Washington and Union school districts, is experiencing driver shortages due to COVID-19 has school officials scrambling to address the issue.
Highway 100 near Villa Ridge was closed for several hours Tuesday, Nov. 10, after a standoff between a suspect and the Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies and Missouri State Troopers.
Franklin County officials said they plan to collaborate with a group of five organizations working to improve economic development in the St. Louis area.
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that young hunters ages 6-15 harvested nearly 15,600 deer statewide, including 343 deer in Franklin County, on the opening weekend of the youth season.
The Franklin County Health Department reported 108 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, Nov. 7, breaking the record for the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period.
Union Mayor Rod Tappe has tested positive for COVID-19, according to other city officials. Union Police Chief Andrew Parker is also in quarantine.
Locust Valley, a 27 single-family cottage-style home housing development located along Locust Street between Eighth and 10th streets, is set to have its grand opening weekend Nov. 14 through 15.
COVID-19 cases continued their upward trend this week, with 48 new cases reported by the Franklin County Health Department Tuesday, Nov. 3, including a 4-year-old girl from Labadie and a 93-year-old man from New Haven.
In the closing days before the election Tuesday, Nov. 3, it’s hard to drive very far in Franklin County without seeing a political sign.