Local News in Franklin County, Missouri

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Franklin County Has Seven Homicide Cases
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:09:47 -0800

With Sunday’s double murder in Pacific, there now are seven local homicide cases making their way through the Franklin County court system.

Amendment 3 Miserably Fails in State, County
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 04:21:20 -0800

Voters in Franklin County and across Missouri overwhelmingly rejected a change in the state’s Constitution on Tuesday that would have altered the way teachers are evaluated.

Recorder Not Issuing Same-Sex Licenses
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 11:51:48 -0800

Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 1:32 pm | Updated: 3:46 pm, Mon Nov 10, 2014. Franklin County Recorder of Deeds Sharon Birkman said she will follow the opinion of Recorders’ Association of Missouri (RAM), which discourages recorders to issue licenses to same-sex couples.

Sheriff Says Release Plan Could Save Space in Jail
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:38:25 -0800

To reduce the county jail population, the Franklin County Commission may approve a pretrial release program that releases inmates while they await court dates.

Missouri hunters kill 91,000 deer opening weekend
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:21:56 -0800

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunters have killed more than 91,000 deer in Missouri so far this firearms season.

Police looking for man wanted on multiple charges, including murder
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 19:40:19 -0800

The Osage County Sheriff is requesting help finding Joshua McFerrin, 38, who has multiple active warrants, including murder.

Man Who Threatened Lonedell Pupil Shot
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:11:06 -0800

Lonedell School was placed on lockout status Thursday afternoon for more than a half-hour after the school received a call from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office saying it believed a man was on his way there with the intent to shoot a female kindergarten student.

Franklin County Hearings on Ash Landfills Argued At Supreme Court
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:08:43 -0800

A fight over a proposed coal ash landfill in Labadie went all the way to the Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday.

Coverage You Can Count On
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 20:11:44 -0800

OSAGE COUNTY - Law enforcement is asking for your help in locating a registered sex offender that has been on the run since October 27th.

Man Admits to Theft of Nine Vehicles
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:08:14 -0800

A man accused of stealing a classic 1956 Chevrolet from a Washington home last month is a suspect in the theft of more than nine vehicles in different parts of Franklin County over the last two months.