U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer has no intention of running for Missouri’s 2022 U.S. Senate seat, Georgeanna Sullivan, communications director for the congressman, told The Missourian in an email.
A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for this fall in the case of a 23-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a Franklin County child in her bedroom.
Hundreds of children around Franklin County are receiving free breakfasts and lunches through local public school districts’ distributions this summer, and the meals are not limited to students.
The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that a 70-year-old Pacific man has died of COVID-19-related complications, and an 88-year-old Washington woman has been listed as a probable COVID-19-related death. Their deaths occurred between January and May.
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.
Officials with the Scenic Regional Library have begun repealing some restrictions that were implemented during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and have announced when the remaining restrictions will be lifted.
A few minutes before Maurice Gritzman casually mentioned he once worked at NASA, he jumped from his seat, walked to his high schoolers' tables and showed off the robots the students built. He was boisterous about them; the NASA info could wait.
The body of the woman recovered by the Franklin County Sheriff's Department Tuesday morning has been identified, according to Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton.
Memories of walking the hallways of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, being challenged to think critically and to be innovative by the faculty and staff, the joys of celebrating both academic and athletic achievements, the laughter shared among friends, the pride of being a Knight — t…
The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that 34 county residents tested positive for COVID-19 over the previous week. The residents range in age from an infant boy in St. Clair to a 74-year-old woman in Washington. The report showed no active long-term care cases and three resi…
The Sahara Desert is composed of 3.5 million square miles of sand. The Arabian Desert adds nearly 1 million square miles to that. Still, the world — and Franklin County — is facing a sand shortage.
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.
A St. Clair police officer suffered minor injuries in a collision Sunday on Interstate 44, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the St. Clair Police Department.
The city of Washington is poised to directly receive nearly $2.6 million in federal coronavirus relief funds allocated in the American Rescue Plan Act, which was passed by Congress in March.
During Thursday evening’s commencement ceremony, St. Clair High School Principal Jennifer Davis urged the 2021 graduating class to carry their school memories with them.
Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a man who authorities say sexually assaulted a 6-year-old Franklin County child in her bedroom.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and inside in most situations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's gas tax would increase for the first time in decades under a bill passed late Tuesday by the GOP-led Legislature.
The first grand jury impaneled in Franklin County since the COVID-19 pandemic has issued 26 criminal indictments.
The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that a 53-year-old Villa Ridge man died of COVID-19-related complications in April. He is the 173rd county resident to die of the virus since the pandemic began in March 2020. An additional 28 people are listed in the probable death category.
Five St. Clair High School seniors were recently named distinguished student leaders by the Missouri Association of Student Councils. Brooklyn Hyatt, Taylor Johnson, Addyson Murphey, Haylee Tretmann and Elexis Wohlgemuth were recognized at the 73rd annual state convention held virtually in M…
A man formerly from the Beaufort area was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Thursday for selling a lethal opiate cocktail that killed a Franklin County woman and for stealing railroad car bracing.
With the release of city-specific census data more than 200 days away, officials in Washington, Pacific and St. Clair are optimistic that results will show stable population growth.
A Labadie man who is accused of statutory sodomy and furnishing pornographic material to someone younger than 18 will have two separate jury trials this fall, according to electronic court records.
Transportation advocates learned this week that the Missouri Department of Transportation is nearly ready to hire a third-party consultant to lead a study on the Highway 100 corridor from Washington to Villa Ridge.
In the first round of the Future City Competition, four St. Clair Junior High School students were among the 45,000 participants. Then 47 teams advanced to the national competition. Of them, five teams made the final, and, as announced April 13, the St. Clair team of eighth graders placed third.
At both of St. Clair’s new Mexican restaurants, orange paint covers the walls, tacos are menu staples, and the deals are abundant. This aside, each eatery brings its own flair to the cuisine.
After repeated problems, Franklin County is ditching its Kronos workforce management software and returning to its previous provider, Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP).
Hayley Schroeder, a St. Clair High School junior, was going for the gold at the St. Clair High School Student Council Special Olympics Friday.
A provision that would eliminate emissions inspection requirements in Franklin County and two other area counties has passed the state Senate but could still face an uphill battle.