Creekside housing complex will add almost 150 new living units
A major expansion to the Creekside Apartments on the North Service Road in Warrenton was approved in July, adding 148 living units and 24 acres to the planned development of the area. The …
Jonesburg man charged for drug trafficking
A man from Jonesburg has been charged with drug trafficking and four other felonies after being arrested at the Flying J truck stop in July, according to court records. Joshua E. Rook, 45, was …
Lifesaving flood rescue was the result of training, preparation
During heavy rains and flash flooding last week, one local rescue call put dramatic emphasis on the types of incidents that emergency responders don’t see very often, but are a matter of life …
Cost of new high school could be $9M higher than early estimates
A third-party cost estimate for construction of a new Wright City high school is over $9 million higher than the initial estimate provided by Bond Architects, according to discussion from the Wright …
Hidden Hero: Jami Washburn's passion shines through at Sheltered Workshop
The Warren County Record and our community partners are launching a new series in which we celebrate local people who quietly work to make their communities a better place, without expectation of …
Vacation rentals open in historic Marthasville Hardware building
The Outpost, also known as the historical Marthasville Hardware Store, has opened its doors to its first themed vacation rental suites, which include “The Wineaux,” “The …
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Warrenton

Warrenton raises water rates, seeks funds for expansion

The Warrenton Board of Aldermen voted unanimously on July 5 to approve a 4-percent increase to fees for water and sewer service. The small cost increases have become an annual policy as Warrenton …

Innsbrook

ELECTIONS: Candidate profiles for April 5

Elections for local city governments, school boards, and emergency service districts will be held this Tuesday, April 5. Each election, we ask the candidates in competitive races to complete a …

Wright City

GALLERY: Fat Heads Car Show 2022

Fat Heads Car Club held its annual car show at Diekroeger Park in Wright City on Saturday, July 30. The car show raises money for children's school supplies. To order photo reprints, call …

Truesdale

Truesdale welcomes skylight company

A St. Louis-region skylight company was granted a license to set up shop in Truesdale after meeting with the city’s board of aldermen this month. St. Louis Skylights, owned by area resident …

Marthasville

Search and rescue dogs train in Marthasville

Dogs have one of the most sensitive noses on earth. According to the American Kennel Club, a dog’s nose contains approximately 225 million scent receptors, compared to the human nose, which …

Warren County

Beef plant construction to begin in August

American Foods Group LLC (AFG) has secured final backing and is ready to begin construction of their new, state-of-the-art beef harvest facility located in eastern Warren County. The anticipated …

Obituaries
Loran Ralph Sebacher of Jonesburg, MO, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022, at the age of 81. Beloved husband of 55 years to Bobbie Sebacher; cherished son of the late Ralph and Gertrude Sebacher; …
Loretta Marie Rhoades was born on November 2, 1963, in Columbia, MO, to Lester Eugene Sr. and Yvonne Agnes (Bruning) Rhoades. She passed away on July 23, 2022, in Lamar, CO, at the age of 58. The …
Erika Dwyer was welcomed into her eternal home by her Lord and Savior on August 1, 2022. She had longed for this for quite some time, as her earthly body was wearing out and she greatly missed her …
Mrs. Verlia Flodine (nee: Rich) Dobsch, of Montgomery City, MO, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2022. Verlia was born on August 20, 1939, in Franklin County, IL, to the late Barney and Ethel Rich …
Melba Clara Wilmer McCarver of Wentzville passed away at Breeze Park, St. Charles, MO, on August 1, 2022, at the age of 94. Melba was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wentzville. She graduated from …
Elledge tabbed to coach Lady Wildcats
The Wright City Lady Wildcat basketball team is set to have another new head coach this season. Wright City Activities Director David Evans announced the hire of Dustin Elledge as the varsity girls …
Frederick, Goulette leave mark on Warrior golf program
The Warrenton golf team made strides throughout the spring season, highlighted by Gabe Frederick winning conference player of the year and Bryce Goulette qualifying for the state tournament. …
Wildcats compete in scrimmage at North Point
Wright City head football coach Tyler Rickard is optimistic about the team’s progress this summer as they prepare for the regular season. The Wildcats scrimmaged against North Point July 13. …
Photo galleries
GALLERY: Police vs. Firefighter kickball in Wright City
Wright City police officers and firefighters played a game of kickball during National Night Out on Aug. 2. The competition was used as a fundraiser for BackStoppers, a nonprofit that provides …
Warrenton High School Football Camp
Warrenton High School held its summer high school football camp this week. To purchase reprints, contact The Record at 636-456-6397. 
GALLERY: Greased pig scramble
The ever-popular Greased Pig Scramble returned again to the 2022 Warren County Fair. Children race to scramble across a mud pit, catch slick piglets and return them to a pen. To order photo …
GALLERY: Animal Costume Contest 2022
Kids and their farm pets donned complementary outfits in an animal costume contest July 8 at the Warren County Fair. The winners this year were  Sebi Cardoza and his chicken in biker-themed …
GALLERY: Greatest Showman and Super Farmer
Farm families and ag program alumni competed in two events July 8 at the Warren County Fair to see who would be crowned the Greatest Showman and this year's Super Farmers. Greatest Showman contenders …
GALLERY: Fun at the Warren County Fair
There was a lot of fun and excitement going on at the 2022 Warren County Fair.  Here are just some of the sights and experiences from each day of the event. To order photo reprints, call …
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