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Editor's Note: Since this story's initial publication at 5 p.m. Dec. 2, The Missourian has learned from the attorney general's office that Avery Jr. is in custody in a facility in St. Louis County, but custody has not yet been transferred to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. This change …

A New Haven man was taken to a St. Louis area hospital after suffering serious injuries in a Sunday morning crash in St. Charles County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

Those who own properties neighboring abandoned or derelict properties in Berger may be breathing a long-awaited sigh of relief next year as the rural Franklin County city hopes to land a $125,000 grant that would help raze those dilapidated structures. 

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The first weekend of the Boy Scouts’ Scouting for Food Drive kicked off Saturday, Nov. 21. The annual event, which collected around 66,000 items in 2019, reinvented itself this year in order to comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines set by the St. Louis Area Council. 

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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.

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There was no pomp or circumstance to the conclusion of this year’s Franklin County Area United Way campaign, but that doesn’t mean the smiles coming from the United Way board members were any less wide or bright. 

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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. 

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Driver Joe Baker sat behind the wheel of a white, 10-wheeled, 80,000-pound truck chugging along under a vast, clear sky. His cargo: recycled glass from a manufacturer outside St. Paul, Minn. His destination: Muscatine, Iowa. 

The New Haven location of Henniges Automotive Sealing, which provides original equipment for manufacturers, including General Motors, plans to round out its team of around 450 with 60 new hires to meet demand. 

The Franklin County Health Department (FCHD) reported eight deaths Friday, Nov. 6, the highest number of deaths reported in a 24-hour period since the pandemic began. The death toll for COVID-19 in the county now stands at 57.

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New Haven Care Center has reported eight deaths believed to be directly related to COVID-19 infections. In a Wednesday release, Medical Director Gregory Zydiak wrote that "after successfully keeping the COVID-19 virus out of the facility for almost 10 months, defenses have finally been breac…

August occupancy for hotels in the St. Louis metropolitan area shrank from 71 percent in 2019 to 39 percent this year, according to a COVID-19 industry AHLA report with an analysis of Aug. 9-15 stays. This was considered one of the least affected major hospitality markets in the country.

Nationwide, almost two-thirds of hotels were at 50 percent or less occupancy in August, which is below the point where most break even and pay their debts, according to the report. 

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Touting a decline in the state’s unemployment numbers, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said the state’s economy is gaining momentum after it — and much of life in the Show-Me State — ground to a halt earlier this year following the governor’s stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The st…

A person driving down Danny Scott Drive in New Haven could make the assumption that the cluster of gray-painted metal-sided buildings were just another run-of-the-mill self-storage business, but Top Gun Storage Solutions Founder and CEO Zach Zuroweste said there is much more to his business …

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If you haven’t filled out the 2020 U.S. Census, you still have time. 

John D. Bennett, 52, New Haven, has been charged with one count of death of another and four counts of boating while intoxicated following a fatal crash at Lake of the Ozarks Saturday.

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The amount of money Franklin County schools receive from court fines and forfeitures has been cut by more than half in the last seven years due in part to the formation of the county municipal court.

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Ameren officials said Friday the energy company will cap and monitor the Labadie power plant’s coal combustion residuals (CCR), more commonly referred to as coal ash ponds.

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A New Haven man was killed Wednesday, April 10, when the car he was driving overturned and struck a tree.

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Boeuf Lutheran Road was closed Thursday at the slab crossing of Boeuf Creek by the Franklin County Highway Department due to high water. The road will reopen after the creek level goes down.

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Due to the snow storm, home delivery of The Missourian on Saturday and Sunday could be delayed in some areas. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please feel free to check out the eEdition, available now to registered print subscribers. The eEdition is an exact digit…