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A 37-year-old female inmate at the Franklin County Jail in Union has died, according to a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ECC named its Hansen Hall building after him, which Hansen later called “probably the biggest thrill of my life.”

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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.

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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.

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Franklin County has sold much of the land near a Washington County radio tower it purchased in 2019.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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The Franklin County Health Department announced Thursday it would move to releasing one weekly report of new COVID-19 cases each Friday. 

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After repeated problems, Franklin County is ditching its Kronos workforce management software and returning to its previous provider, Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP).

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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.

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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.