If a white pine tree fell in Pea Ridge Forest, chances are someone would be around to hear it.
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 Crawford County woman will have to wait until after the new year before she can be arraigned in the Franklin County Associate Circuit Court.
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.
Due to ongoing staffing shortages related to illnesses, the COVID-19 virus and quarantines, all Scenic Regional Library branches will have new, reduced hours of operation, according to library officials.
For a while now, amid the growing spread of COVID-19, I’ve been wondering how to better advocate for the nurses and doctors, therapists and technicians, and housekeepers working at Mercy Hospital Washington. Since July, I’ve watched as our numbers of COVID patients have increased, first slow…
The city of St. Clair recently dedicated a veterans monument to go along with the banners hanging outside city hall. But officials said the community is far from finished honoring those who served.
Seven hundred and sixteen Franklin County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week, according to 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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…
“I always thought Grandma and Grandpa were rich ... When I got older I realized it wasn’t money, they just made it feel like we had everything,” Darlene Copeland said.
St. John United Church of Christ in St. Clair held its annual sausage and sauerkraut dinner Sunday, Oct. 11, and according to the church pastor Laura Mignerone, it was a success.
A St. Clair man was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Washington after sustaining moderate injuries in a Sunday, Oct. 11, afternoon crash on Highway 47 north of St. Clair.
The St. Clair homecoming parade cruised through town Wednesday, Oct. 7. The parade began and ended at the high school while looping through suburbs and cruising up and down Main Street. Only the homecoming court was featured in the parade. The king and queen will be coronated at the football…
The St. Clair Scenic Regional Library branch closed Monday morning due to a staff member testing positive for COVID-19, according to Steve Campbell, Scenic Regional Library director.
As the 30-mile Knights of Columbus Journey for Charity Tractor Cruise made its way from St. Clair to Washington Sunday, Sept. 13, much of the action was roadside.
The Board of Education of the St. Clair R-XIII School District approved the sale of a $9.7 million general obligation bond issue to its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart & Co. of St. Louis.