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Man Strikes His Pregnant Girlfriend With Speeding Car - The Missourian
A man has been charged with intentionally striking his pregnant girlfriend with a speeding car while she stood outside a Sullivan motel Monday night. Tori Fangers was outside the Super 8 Motel when she was hit by the vehicle and thrown into the air, over ...
Post 218 Seniors Rally Past Elsberry - The Missourian
For four and a half innings, it looked as if the Washington Post 218 Senior Legion season might come to an early end Saturday in St. Peters. However, Washington (27-11) rallied from a 3-1 deficit to knock out Elsberry Post 226 in the Ninth District ...
Junior Legion State Tournament Starts Thursday - The Missourian
With the song “Jackson” by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash blaring in the background, the Washington Post 218 Junior Legion team (27-4) turned its focus to the next challenge ahead. Like the song, the team is going to Jackson for the Missouri State ...
New Preschool Center Building Taking Shape - The Missourian
Two Washington preschool centers will soon be on one site. Sandy and Bill Stewart, Washington, own both Kids Ahoy Learn and Care LLC, 1930 E. Fifth St., and Ahoy Kids Learn and Care LLC., 1890 E. Ninth St. Kids Ahoy opened in October 2003. After the ...
Alderman Wants Event Planned for Civil War Battle - The Missourian
Alderman Steve Myers wants to see the city or some civic organization plan an event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Oct. 1, 1864, Civil War battle that took place in Pacific. “There was a Civil War battle here 150 years ago,” Myers said.
Miller Family Gives Large Tract to City For Nature Reserve - The Missourian
The city of Washington has been deeded more than 67 acres of land west of Grand Avenue to be maintained “forever” as a nature reserve. The donation likely is the largest gift of land ever made to the city of Washington. Officials have said they aren ...
Union Chamber Unveils New Logo - The Missourian
The Union Area Chamber of Commerce new logo offers something for all seasons. The logos were designed by Tyann Marcink and unveiled at the Chamber office Monday. “We will use this everywhere,” said Chamber Director Aimee Frey. One logo already has been ...
UPDATE: Union Man Charged in Car Fire - The Missourian
A 33-year-old Union man is charged with setting fire to a car near downtown Union Tuesday. Jon P. Bergman is charged in Franklin County Associate Circuit Court with knowingly burning or exploding, a felony, after he was caught on tape setting a vehicle on ...
Post 218 Freshmen Force Winner-Take-All Game - The Missourian
The lead would not slip away this time. Washington Post 218 kept its state title hopes alive by beating Ste. Genevieve, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon at the 2014 Missouri Freshmen Legion State Tournament at Rotary Recreational Complex - Ronsick Field.
Arizona Execution Takes Nearly 2 Hours - The Missourian
PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. The execution of 55-year-old Joseph Rudolph Wood ...