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Search on for man who allegedly evaded police during pursuit in Franklin Co.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:58:17 -0700

ST, CLAIR, Mo. (KMOV) Police in Franklin County, Missouri are continuing their search for a man who eluded police during a vehicle chase Thursday morning, according to a news release Monday.

Birkmann Crowned Franklin County Fair Queen
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:04:40 -0700

The competition was tough, but Elizabeth Birkmann, 18, of Union, proved she has what it takes to be named the 2014 Franklin County Fair Queen.

Health Department Wins State Award for Breastfeeding Efforts
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:35:59 -0700

The Franklin County Health Department was recently recognized by the state for being a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite.

Last Day to Register for Primary Election Is July 9
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 06:04:45 -0700

Next Wednesday, July 9, is the last day to register to vote in the Aug. 5 primary election.

Tax Appeal Could Cost Franklin County, Schools
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:05:07 -0700

Franklin County government entities stand to lose “substantial” tax revenue in a legal fight over the taxable value of infrastructure used by Missouri Natural Gas, according to County Counselor Mark Vincent.

Ameren gets coal ash landfill approval dispite public opposition
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:16:31 -0700

LABADIE (KTVI) – Despite strong public opposition, the Missouri agency that regulates utilities has approved construction of a coal ash landfill adjacent to Ameren’s coal fired power plant in Franklin County. But local residents fear their water may become contaminated. Critics are disappointed by the Missouri Public Service Commission`s decision that brings Ameren one step […]

Environmental Group May Appeal Ruling on Coal Ash Landfill
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:04:40 -0700

The fight over a proposed Ameren Missouri coal ash landfill is expected to move forward after a county zoning board this week denied an appeal filed by a local environmental group.

Study: Insurance Costs Fall in Franklin County Under Obamacare
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:05:29 -0700

In Franklin County, some insurance premiums under Obamacare are less than what they were prior to the new health care law taking effect, according to a nonprofit organization.

Arkansas National Guard training unit fires round 'off-post' from Fort Chaffee
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 17:37:10 -0700

A Missouri Army National Guard field artillery unit training at Fort Chaffee Joint Maneuver Training Center inadvertently fired a 155-mm artillery shell 250 meters 'off-post' from the installation into Franklin County Thursday afternoon.

Highway 47 Would Get $38 Million if Voters Approve Sales Tax
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:05:10 -0700

More than $38 million would be directed toward improvements on State Highway 47 in Franklin County if voters approve a three-quarter-cent sales tax increase for transportation projects Aug. 5.