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Franklin County Silver Games Early Registration Ends Aug. 10 - The Missourian
The 2015 Franklin County Silver Games will be held Sept. 12-17 at venues around the county. The deadline for “early bird” registration is Aug. 10. Forms are available online at www.franklincosilvergames.com or by calling 636-584-4172 or 636-231-4081.
He’s Known as a Charismatic Performer - The Missourian
Eric Paslay definitely knows how to craft a hit song. Jake Owen, Rascal Flatts, Love and Theft and the Eli Young Band have all scored No. 1 singles thanks to Paslay’s song-writing prowess, but fans who have seen him on stage will testify there is so much ...
Post 218 Juniors Win Twice, Seniors Fall in State Title Game - The Missourian
Once again, it was a mixed day for Washington Post 218. The Juniors (39-5) won their first Mid-States Regional game, eliminating Arkansas City, Kan., in the Mid-States Regional in Fargo, N.D., 14-1. Zach Finley pitched a no-hitter for Washington.
St. Patrick’s Rock Church to Mark 150th Anniversary - The Missourian
When 11:15 a.m. Mass is celebrated to open the annual St. Patrick’s Rock Church homecoming picnic on Sunday, Aug. 16, it will mark the 150-year anniversary of Mass being held at the historic church. In 1854, St. Patrick’s Parish had outgrown the little ...
Eagles Auxiliary Launch “Flocking” Fundraisers - The Missourian
Dan McClain, the man famous for yard decorations, was the first Pacific resident to get flocked in the Eagles Auxiliary pink flamingo fundraising program. On Sunday, July 26, McClain returned home to find 24 plastic pink flamingos “grazing” on his ...
MoDOT Reports Boost In Revenue for Year - The Missourian
An unexpected bump in state revenue will give the Missouri Department of Transportation a brief reprieve from an anticipated funding shortfall. Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy said this week that she received a letter from Steve Miller, Missouri Highways and ...
Board Will Study Water Rate Hike - The Missourian
One Pacific alderman says it is time to raise the rates citizens pay for water service. Alderman Ed Gass ran the water and sewer department for 20 years. He now says the department is out of money and not spending enough to maintain the system. The water ...
Post 218 Seniors Claim Zone Title Over Moberly - The Missourian
Had it ended a little earlier, the Washington Post 218 Seniors would have been celebrating in the rain. But with the game getting as sloppy as the field, Post 218 was happy to accept the Senior Legion Zone 1 championship plaque Sunday at Rotary ...
Bluegrass Bash to Benefit Riverwalk - The Missourian
Organizers are putting together a bluegrass event to benefit Pacific’s Riverwalk trail project. The Blue Grass Benefit Bash will be held from 4 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Haue Valley Farm, 7100 Thornton Road, Pacific. Cost for advance tickets is ...
United Way Goal Set at $1,060,000 - The Missourian
The Franklin County Area United Way’s goal for 2015 is $1,060,000. The new campaign goal was announced Thursday at the agency’s annual kickoff breakfast. In 2014, the campaign raised $1,072,730, exceeding the goal of $1,030,000. The kick-off breakfast ...
Post 218 Juniors Win, Seniors in Rain Delay - The Missourian
One Washington Post 218 team won its first game Saturday. The other is waiting to complete play. The Washington Post 218 Juniors eliminated Arkansas City, Kan., in the Mid-States Regional in Fargo, N.D., 14-1. Zach Finley pitched a no-hitter for Washington.
Battleline: Many Highlights In Ninth District - The Missourian
While the season continues for Washington Post 218, it’s been a tremendous season around the Ninth District in American Legion baseball. One has to start with the accomplishments of Washington Post 218. What that program has done this year is unprecedented.
Festival Designation for Parade - The Missourian
The city has designated a festival district for the Washington Town and Country Fair parade Sunday. A festival district designation means that people are prohibited from bringing any type of animal into those areas. The festival district for the Fair ...
Buddies Not Bullies To Offer Social Camp - The Missourian
Buddies Not Bullies will host its fifth “YOU-Niquely Social” camp Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 10-11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, at N Sports Rec Center, 3010 Recreation Drive, Washington. The camp features games and activities to celebrate individuality.
Stirring Thoughts on What We Have - The Missourian
It was called Commerce and Conservation. It was a one-day “think tank” on what the Missouri Valley, this area, has in natural resources, the need for conservation, and at the same time to consider the economic benefits. The conference Wednesday at ...