Local News in Franklin County, Missouri


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Villa Ridge Washington

Ameren coal ash zoning appeal canceled
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:29:00 -0700

Appeal hearing is tentatively rescheduled for May 27.

Landfill Appeal Hearing Canceled
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:04:40 -0700

An appeal hearing on a coal ash landfill that was scheduled for tonight has been canceled due to a death in a board member’s family.

Elderly Washington, Mo. man killed in two-vehicle Franklin County crash
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:12:00 -0700

Raymond E. Kastendieck, 90, lost control of his car when he hit a guardrail, officials said

90-year-old dies in Franklin County accident
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:52:47 -0700

WASHINGTON, Mo. (AP) — A 90-year-old Franklin County man is dead after his car was hit by a tractor-trailer near Washington.

Elderly man hit by tractor-trailer, dies in Franklin County
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:46:43 -0700

WASHINGTON, Mo.—A 90-year-old Franklin County man is dead after his car was hit by a tractor-trailer near Washington. The Missouri Highway Patrol identified the driver as Raymond Kastendieck. The Washington Missourian reports that the crash happened Monday afternoon on State Route 47. Kastendieck’s 2004 Dodge Stratus collided with the tractor-trailer after the elderly driver lost control of his ...

Official Is Unsure How Use Tax Would Impact Vehicle Sales
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:04:40 -0700

It is unclear if Franklin County will still have to give voters a chance to repeal a sales tax on out-of state vehicle purchases if a use tax passes next Tuesday, an official said.

Crimson Falls in State Title Match
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:04:50 -0700

For the second time in three years the Franklin County Crimson rugby team came within one game of being able to punch their ticket to the national playoffs.

Franklin County accident claims life of 90-year-old man
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:57:02 -0700

A Monday afternoon accident near Washington, Missouri has claimed the life of an elderly man.

Advance Plan for Joint Task Force
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:04:40 -0700

A plan to combine the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit with three other task forces in eastern Missouri will increase efficiency and reduce costs, according to the county’s chief narcotics investigator.

County Asks That AG Be Made Party To Citizen Lawsuit
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:05:23 -0700

The Missouri attorney general’s office said Monday that it has not received a copy of the lawsuit that a Villa Ridge man has filed against the county’s new municipal court.