Franklin County is still awaiting information from the 2020 U.S. Census before it can decide whether changes need to be made to county commission districts.
After initially planning to not cause any street closures, the Oct. 17 Out of the Darkness Walk is making some adjustments because of its popularity.
Franklin County is still fighting its own lawsuit against opioid makers, distributors and prescribers, but discussions also are being held about joining a settlement effort led by state Attorney General Eric Schmitt.
With the state creating its own system, Franklin County commissioners held off on renewing the county’s agreement with the St. Louis County Prescription Drug Monitoring Program at their Tuesday meeting.
Franklin County commissioners received a variety of messages leading up to their Sept. 14 vote on a resolution opposing possible federal vaccination requirements for many businesses.
Franklin County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution opposing “in the strongest possible terms” a “government mandated vaccination.”
With the recent passage of a gradual 12.5 cents-per-gallon state gasoline tax increase and the possibility of getting billions more for Missouri highways and bridges from a $1 trillion federal infrastructure package, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is in as good a place for…
A corner in Union that includes the Franklin County Historical Society’s museum will soon be a park, according to trustees for the late Bob Hansen.
The Franklin County Family Resource Center held an open house and ribbon cutting Wednesday with a nod to Missouri native Walt Disney.
Franklin County’s COVID-19 testing positivity rate was 15.5 percent Friday, a full percent higher than the previous week’s rate and the highest reported in almost eight months.
Even though it has had some of the money for months, Franklin County officials are still not sure what they can spend funds from the American Rescue Plan Act on.
Editor's Note: The following story appears as it ran in the Aug. 14-15 issue of The Missourian. Following the paper's Friday morning deadline, the number of patients hospitalized statewide reached 689, the highest recorded at any time during the pandemic, according to state records.
A St. Clair man is facing criminal charges after authorities say he violated a restraining order filed against him by showing up at a woman’s home, according to court records.
The jury trial of a former gymnastics coach accused of molesting three of his athletes was scheduled to start on Monday but now has been pushed back to early 2022, according to online court records.
Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday showed while Franklin County’s population has grown slightly over the past decade, it also has grown older and more diverse.
The Franklin County Republican Central Committee has issued a resolution condemning the actions of state Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, in helping pass a statewide gas tax increase.
The surge in the COVID-19 delta variant is leading Franklin County courts to reinstate pandemic safety protocols, including a mandate requiring masks to be worn in the courtroom.
Not only are temperatures soaring during these dog days of summer, but demand and prices for HVAC services also are up. The only things going down for the industry? Labor and supply.
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.