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Motorcycle chase in Gasconade County ends with 46 grams of suspected methamphetamine
Two people are arrested with almost 50 grams of suspected methamphetamine after they try to outrun law enforcement on a motorcycle. The passenger, Brandy Wright, of Rosebud, was charged Sunday with delivery of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. The driver, Nathan Wilson, of Linn, was charged with resisting arrest, failure to register a motor vehicle, and operating a motorcycle without a proper license.
Hermann woman arrested for driving under the influence of narcotics
A Gasconade County woman is arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. The Gasconade County Sheriff’s Office reports it was Sunday when deputies were called to the area of Highway 19 and Highway 50 near Drake for a report of a vehicle driving in a careless and imprudent manner.
Human remains found in Crawford County identified as missing man
Human remains found last fall in Crawford County have been identified. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office reports they learned last Monday that the remains were those of James Wright, 47, of Sullivan. Wright was reported missing last August. The remains were found three months later near a service road in West Sullivan.
Union model train project chugging along
The St. Louis Live Steamers are continuing to chug along with construction of their model train attraction at Union’s newly-named Grant Station Park. The group brought in 20 tons of rock to be laid as bed for the track that will circle much of the park. Joel Pittenger, Live Steamers board chairman, said they had about eight tons left two weeks later.
Boat destroyed after catching fire on Meramec River
EUREKA, Mo. (KMOV) - A boat was destroyed after catching fire on the Meramec River outside of Eureka on Saturday. The Eureka Fire Protection District said no injuries have been reported. News 4 has contacted the fire department for more information on the incident.
St. Charles County family deals with Medicare mess; hoping for solution
It is a Medicare misery for a St. Charles County family.
SUV stolen in Eureka found burned in St. Louis
An SUV was found torched after it reportedly was stolen from a garage at a home in the 1600 block of Wellington Woods Drive in Eureka and three days later was involved in an accident in St. Louis. The 2015 Acura MDX was valued at about $23,000, Eureka Police reported.
St. Clair approves short-term rental rules
The St. Clair Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance last week regulating short-term rentals, which includes properties rented out through apps like Airbnb and Vrbo. Introducing the topic at a public hearing at the board’s May 15 meeting, Building Inspector Craig Sullivan said city officials started looking at implementing a short-term rental ordinance after being approached by a real estate agent about it.
Discovering the historic Flanders Callaway House: it was moved from Warren County to St. Charles County
It’s amazing the house pictured above was dismantled in 1968 and relocated for reassembly. What’s even more interesting is the history behind it. In 1979, it was sold and moved to St. Charles County to be reassembled.
PHOTO GALLERY: Washington VFW, American Legion host Memorial Day ceremony
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2661 and American Legion Post 218 hosted their annual Memorial Day service Monday, May 29, at the Washington Riverfront Pavilion. Speakers at the ceremony included Mayor Doug Hagedorn, Vietnam War Veteran Larry Fuller, Post 218 Commander Michael Radetic, and Post 2661 Commander Jason Stanfield.
Local track athletes earn baker's dozen medals
While typically not everyone's favorite lucky number, 13 was the right number for local track athletes this weekend in Jefferson City. Local athletes earned 13 medals in the Class 3-5 MSHSAA Track Championships Friday and Saturday, the highest of which was a second place finish in the Class 4 girls pole vault by Washington senior Ella Kroeter.
Indians name Hillhouse head boys basketball coach
A native son is taking over the Pacific High School boys basketball program. Hart Hillhouse, Class of 2004, played for the Pacific varsity in the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons and has served as an assistant coach for the program since 2009.
Union Post 297 fielding two teams
It’s all about the younger levels for Union Post 297 baseball this summer. Union will not field a senior-level team in 2023, but will field teams at both the Junior and Freshman levels.
Washington Blue Jays leave the nest
Family and friends packed the Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School to witness the class of 2023 graduates celebrate the completion of their high school careers. The school’s parking lots could not contain the number of people who attended the commencement ceremony Thursday evening, as cars lined side streets, Highway 47, and other parking lots a quarter of a mile away. Attendees filled the chairs on the football field, bleachers, and spilled onto the grass.
Road rage shooting in St. Charles County: One hurt, suspect wanted
One person is hurt, and a suspect is wanted after a road rage shooting Friday in St. Charles County.
Union track wins four sectional titles, moves 10 to state meet
Union’s track and field program will have 10 slots in this week’s MSHSAA Class 4 Championships in Jefferson City. Union advanced 10 entries from the Class 4 Section 3 Meet held last Saturday in West Plains.
Dale Schmuke honored for service to Union
Longtime Union alderman and banking official Dale Schmuke was awarded the 2023 Long Haul Service Award Thursday from the Union Area Chamber of Commerce. The award is designated for someone 65 or older who has contributed to the community throughout his or her life. Three people were nominated for the Long Haul Service Award, and each received a plaque and an opportunity to address the audience of 100 at the large pavilion at City Park.
FBI searching for Missouri man added to ‘Ten Most Wanted Fugitives’ list
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A Franklin County man was added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list for alleged sex-trafficking activities involving children. On Thursday, the FBI added Donald Eugene Fields II to the list. He is wanted for the alleged sex trafficking of at least one child in Missouri between 2013-17. The U.S. District The post FBI searching for Missouri man added to ‘Ten Most Wanted Fugitives’ list appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Feral felines plague Pacific
Joyce Weber came to the Pacific Board of Aldermen with a simple message. “We have a cat problem,” she advised the city’s elected leaders at a meeting last week. “A major cat problem.”
Union pool to open Monday
With the 2023 pool season starting next week, officials are defending the Union Splash-N-Swimplex after revealing that the pool lost more than $90,000 in 2022. The Missourian’s recent story on the pool’s losses led to “a lot of great conversations online” about the pool, as well as support shown from community members, Parks Director Chad Pohlmann said at the May 4 Park Advisory Board meeting.
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