Several community members gathered Thursday night to hear from Molly Butterworth, director of the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis and author of “Trains and Trolleys: Railroads and Streetcars in St. Louis.”
On Tuesday, U.S. News and World Report, long known for ranking colleges and high schools across the U.S., released for the first time a list ranking the best elementary and middle schools in Missouri. Several local elementary schools, including schools in Union, Pacific and Washington, appea…
The Union Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new executive director in the wake of an investigation.
Health leaders in Franklin County were happy to hear the news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the mixing of COVID-19 booster doses this week.
Union's annual Boo Bash had nice weather and a large crowd to take part in the trunk-or-treat, as well as hayrides and a costume contest. The parks department ran out of free hot dogs it hands out within an hour.
The president of the Union R-XI School District’s board wants to make clear the district has nothing to do with a letter from a national organization that claimed schools are under “immediate threat.”
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 a lengthy discussion about the use of pathways at city parks, Union is working to clarify rules for bicycles and other nonmotorized vehicles on the paths.
Members of the VFW Post 2661 Auxiliary launched a monthlong T-shirt and underwear collection drive for veterans at John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis and the homeless veterans at Hope Recovery.
In anticipation of an announcement from the state on school quarantine rules, Franklin County officials are discussing quarantines with neighboring counties that have taken the issue into their own hands.
A Gray Summit man, a Sullivan woman and a Catawissa teen are three of the latest winners in the MO VIP sweepstakes, Missouri’s COVID-19 vaccine incentive program.
Sunday's 30th annual Communities Response to Overcoming Poverty Hunger Walk in Union drew 40 people, well over the number that took part in 2020. Organizer Norma Klemme raised $12,000 on her own as part of her plan to walk a block a day for 90 days leading up to her 90th birthday.
Union High School will have a highly experienced substitute administrator while an administrator is out on maternity leave.
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.
Senior and junior girls teams faced off Sunday at Union High School in the return of the annual powder puff flag football game. It was the kickoff of homecoming week for the school, which features a parade at 2 p.m. Friday.
Area high school marching bands squared off against bands from across the region Saturday during the 53rd annual Gene Hunt Washington Band Festival. Sullivan High School was deemed grand champion of the field competition. As for the parade, New Haven High School won awards for outstanding mu…
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.
When East Central College President Jon Bauer remembers his friend and longtime colleague Boyd Eversole, he said one word comes to mind: foundational. As the first dean and a longtime board trustee of the college, Eversole was instrumental in building a solid foundation on which the college …
Eleven more Franklin County residents’ deaths from COVID-19 were reported Friday as part of a weekly update from the Franklin County Health Department. The news comes as the number of new virus cases and hospitalizations declined for the second week in a row.
Amanda Egli said she will go elsewhere to spread her mental health awareness message after a committee made up of members of the Union Board of Aldermen rejected a request to place signs in city parks.
The festivities leading up to Union High’s homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 8, will be more like they were in 2019 than 2020, but they’ll still be a bit different.
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.
Ninety-five percent of Mercy’s employees are vaccinated against COVID-19, according to hospital officials. Mercy employs over 40,000 people across the central U.S.
Students at Four Rivers Career Center were temporarily restricted to their classrooms Thursday morning as officials conducted an investigation into allegations that an unidentified 16-year-old Pacific High School student had made a threat against the school.