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With tax season set to get underway the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is advising citizens to be aware of potential scams and identity theft. Over the years the sheriff’s office has received...read more
A Bolivar man has been arrested in Franklin County for violating a court order of protection. The suspect, 37-year old Scott Borcherding of Bolivar was arrested following a two-day investigation by th...read more
The Washington Police Department is once again inviting area residents to attend another addition of “Coffee with a Cop.” This event is designed to bring Washington Police Officers together...read more
The Washington Town and Country Fair has made its first entertainment announcement for the 2018 fair. Friday night, August 3 rd will feature Chris Knight, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, and The Turnpike...read more
A 24-year old Salem man has been arrested in Illinois and charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 46-year old Darrell Johnson of Robertsville. On Sunday the Franklin County Sheriff’s...read more
A three vehicle accident on Highway 100 near Jefferson Street in Washington left one driver with minor injuries. The accident occurred just before 10 am on Thursday. A vehicle westbound on Highway 100...read more
Some area residents may be a Lottery winner and not even know it. Recent large jackpots have created thousands of winners throughout Missouri. However, some of those large prizes have yet to be claimed....read more
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory issued by Public Water Supply District #1 of Franklin County has been lifted. The advisory effected about 25 homes along Highway BB. It was initially issued on...read more
Charges have been issued against a St. Clair man for assaulting his father. The suspect, 51-year old Arlin Hemker of St. Clair has been charged with second degree domestic assault, third degree assault...read more
The Union Police Department will be holding active shooter drills at East Central College on January 9th and January 11th. They will be holding training sessions from 11:30 am to 4 pm in Hansen Hall...read more
The Missouri Department of Conservation is completing its sampling for Chronic Wasting Disease among the state's deer population. Unfortunately, the news isn't good in Franklin County as three more dee...read more
A Union man is facing charges of statutory sodomy, deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than twelve, and endangering the welfare of a child in a case involving his eight-year old daughter. 48-yea...read more
A Catawissa man has been arrested and charged for assaulting his daughter. The incident occurred at 12:20 am on Monday. Franklin County Sheriff Deputies responded to a report of a domestic assault i...read more
The Franklin County area is experiencing some of the coldest weather its seen since 2014. As a result, local law enforcement are urging residents heading outside over the next week to bundle up due to...read more
A St. Clair man has been charged with first degree stalking. The suspect, 39-year old Douglas Kody George of St. Clair was charged on Thursday afternoon. The charges stem from an incident on Thursday...read more
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