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Franklin County Assessor Faces Budget Challenge
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:23:34 -0800

Franklin County Assessor Tom Copeland’s office is no stranger to revenue shortages.

County School safety Officer
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:19:22 -0800

More than several eyes will be on a pilot school safety program that will be launched by Franklin County. A veteran school safety officer from Union, Kevin Anderson, has been hired to direct the program. He will work under the county emergency management director, Abe Cook.

Many County Families Rely on Food PantriesnUnited Way Provides Funding To Six Food Pantries
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:40:28 -0800

Hunger is a very real problem in Franklin County, says United Way Director Kim Strubberg.

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 01:30:27 -0800

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Cell phones causing massive drops in revenue for Missouri 911 call centers
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:31:05 -0800

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Cell phones are causing massive drops in revenue for Missouri 911 call centers because land lines, which many people no longer have, provide crucial funding for the centers through a land line tax.

United Way To Allocate $900,000 To 54 Agencies, Programs
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:15:40 -0800

The Franklin County Area United Way will disperse a record $900,000 to 54 agencies and programs this year.

Appeals Court Upholds Weinhaus Conviction
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:25:25 -0800

A Missouri Appeals Court panel this week upheld the felony conviction of Jeffrey Weinhaus, a former anti-law enforcement, anti-government blogger, who was wounded during an armed confrontation with Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers over two years ago.

Potential sales tax increase to renovate Franklin Co. Courthouse
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:50:33 -0800

Franklin County Courthouse is a building that's been around since 1874, and is having its fair share of wear and tear.

Estimates show 3 Missouri counties Over 30% impoverished
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:50:28 -0800

New poverty statistics released by the federal census bureau shows three Missouri counties with poverty rates exceeding 30 percent, according to one group.

Potential sales tax increase to renovate Franklin County Courthouse
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:35:39 -0800

Franklin County Courthouse is a building that's been around since 1874, and is having its fair share of wear and tear.