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County Paid $20,000 For Municipal Court Lobbying, Legal Help
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:08:45 -0800

Franklin County paid $20,000 for lobbying and legal services related to the new county municipal court.

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-44 in Franklin County
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:10:15 -0800

Emergency crews are responding after a pedestrian was struck on Interstate 44 in Franklin County, Missouri.

County Plan May Burden Poor With Fees, Official Says
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:12:54 -0800

A state official is worried that Franklin County’s plan to charge criminal defendants more fees will unfairly burden the poor.

Governor touts county's 'Work Ready' status
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:55:00 -0800

PARK HILLS – Gov. Jay Nixon visited the Mineral Area College campus Wednesday to congratulate St. Francois County for its designation as the 13th Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) in the nation.

Study Will Target Dangerous Roads
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:21:56 -0800

A study will be done to determine where the most dangerous crashes are on Franklin County roads and what safety improvements need to be made.

Four Incumbent Councilmen Will Seek Re-Election
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:35:01 -0800

The city of Washington is expected to receive some of the Franklin County transportation grant funds now that a disagreement over previous funding for the Missouri River bridge project has been settled.

Man killed in three vehicle crash on I-44
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:24:24 -0800

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI)-One man is dead after a three-vehicle crash Friday evening in Franklin County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a semi was stopped on the left shoulder of eastbound Interstate 44 at the 225 mile marker around 6:00pm. Its trailer was in the left lane of traffic. A GMC Suburban driven […]

Recent Headlines
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:13:44 -0800

A Franklin County man is facing possible manslaughter, assault and other charges in connection with a crash Saturday that claimed the life of a Gasconade County woman.

In Appreciation of Art
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:52:08 -0800

Before the 1970s, there wasn’t much in the way of artistic education around Franklin County.

Union Couple Is Sentenced For Child Porn
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 16:07:20 -0800

A Franklin County couple was sentenced this week on federal charges involving child pornography, the U.S. attorney’s office reported.