Franklin County MO

8th Annual Community Coat Drive Being Held Until Oct. 25

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. - The Second Blessings Food Pantry in Union, Mo is currently holding their 8th Annual Community Coat Drive until Oct. 25th.

Winter outerwear items such as gently used and new coats, scarves, gloves, boots, etc. or being collected.

Items will then be distributed on Oct. 25th from the Union Moose Lodge from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Anyone needing winter clothing is welcome and there are no obligations.

Items can be dropped off at any of the following locations:

Franklin County Humane Society 8th Annual Wine, Whiskers, and Wags - Sat. Sept. 13

--The Franklin County Humane Society will be holding their 8th Annual Wine, Whiskers, and Wags on September 13, 2014.

In memory of Judy Sharpe, one of the founders of WWW, we will be returning to Robller Winery and Vineyard in New Haven, where the first Wine, Whiskers  and Wags was held.

Registration will begin at 4:30pm, where guests are invited to immediately start checking out and bidding on items of the silent auction.  The live auction will begin at 7pm.

Severe Thunder Storm Watch In Effect Until Midnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for both Franklin and Gasconade Counties in effect until Midnight.

Primary threats include:

Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts to 75 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible and a tornado or two possible.