Area News

Bourbon High School Homecoming King & Queen
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

SHS Homecoming King & Queen
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

Sullivan Police Department Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

The Sullivan Police Department made 15 arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of Feb. 13 through Feb. 19. This week’s arrests were: Feb. 13: April E. Mason-Carolan, 36, Sullivan, was arrested on a Sullivan Police warrant for failure to appear in court on the original charge of shoplifting, bond $100 and a […]

Ward Finishes Fourth At State
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

By Ryan Storz Sullivan senior Dalton Ward became just the fourth wrestler in program history Saturday to receive all-state honors. Ward took fourth place in the Class 2 170-pound weight class and tied the school record for most wins. He had to battle his way through three rounds of wrestlebacks to reach the third-place match […]

Eagles Defeat New Haven, Ride Winning Streak To Eight
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

By Ryan Storz Jared Woodcock scored 19 points, Cody McKinney added 14 and Sullivan extended their winning streak to eight in a 55-40 win against the New Haven Shamrocks Tuesday. The Eagles (17-6) were coming off an exhausting, thrilling win over Park Hills Central one night earlier, but continued to roll at New Haven. After […]

Heart Fundraising-Educational Event
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

Spring bluff is partnering with the American Heart Association to help kids with special hearts. Students will be participating in the Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart fundraising/educational event. Grades K-5 will be learning skills and participating in Jump Rope activities during their Physical Education classes. Grades 6-8 will be learning skills and participating in Basketball activities during […]

Spring Bluff Spotlight Class Of 2017
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

My name is Reagan. I am the daughter of Phil and Gina. I have one sister named Kate. Outside of school, I like playing softball, hanging out with my friends, and spending time with my family. My favorite things at Spring Bluff include the teachers, the small classes, and knowing almost the whole school. I […]

Sullivan Primary School News
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

PRE-K SCREENINGS: The Sullivan Primary School is excited to be offering pre-k screenings on the first Friday of each month. You can get more information on our school website at www.sullivaneagles.org. KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Save The Date: Mar. 2. Children that will be 5 by July 31, 2017 will be Kindergarten eligible. We will have our […]

Strain-Japan School – Kindergarten Kisses
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

Students from the Strain-Japan School Kindergarten class enjoyed the annual event of giving everyone at Strain-Japan a “Hug and a Kiss” for Valentine’s Day. The students wrote Valentine messages on hearts and then attached chocolate kisses. The hearts were put in the hallway around a Valentine tree where the students and staff could go and […]

Breakfast With The Masons
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

There will be an “all-you-can-eat” breakfast with biscuits, sausage gravy, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, waffles to order, coffee and juice and usually hash browns, for $6 per person on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, 7-11 a.m. at the Sullivan Lodge No. 69, A.F. & A.M., 36 W. Vine Street, Sullivan, MO. (Across from the Post Office). […]

Attending Angels Asks City To Help Pay for Water Line
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

A general contractor working for Attending Angels appeared before the St. Clair Board of Aldermen Monday night asking the city to reimburse the business for additional costs incurred for a water line because he claims the city gave him an…

State Legislators Will Speak at Forum Sponsored by Washington Chamber
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

In what has become an annual February event, state legislators will be on hand this Friday at the Four Rivers YMCA Government forum to discuss a wide range of issues affecting residents of Franklin County and all over the state.

Franklin County Sheriff: No Sharp Increase in Crime
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

Crime was up last year, but not at an alarming rate as compared to the previous year, Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton noted in the annual report on crimes and other activities by the sheriff’s office.

Select Firm to Conduct Route 47 Traffic Study - Eight- to 10-Month Time Line
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

After weeks of narrowing down candidates and securing funding, the Highway 47 committee has selected the Lochmueller Group to conduct a traffic study on the 13-mile corridor between Washington and St. Clair.

Mercy Plans to Acquire St. Anthony’s
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017

St. Anthony’s Medical Center has entered into an agreement to affiliate with Mercy, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the region.

Lane Closure on Missouri River Bridge Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday February 21, 2017

Crews will close one lane on the Highway 47 Missouri River bridge Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Highway A Rollover
Missourian — Posted on Monday February 20, 2017

A Ford pick-up truck rolled over and came to rest in a backyard near the Emerald City subdivision on Highway A outside Washington Monday morning.

Car Crash Early Monday Morning on Highway 100
Missourian — Posted on Monday February 20, 2017

Emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning.

Elections Are Expensive Necessity for County - Clerk’s Staff Preparing for April
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

After an exhausting 2016 political cycle, with four elections between March and November, the Franklin County Clerk’s office had a lull of just a few months before starting all over again.

Still Gathering Information About Water Tower Paint
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

Washington public works department is still putting together specifications for the project to repaint the Crestview water tower.

Board Backs Purchase of New Water Meters Software
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

A family of mice continues to cause problems for the city of Washington.

P&Z Delays Approval Of City Strategic Plan n Board Wants to ‘Get It Right’
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

Adoption of the long-awaited comprehensive plan will have to wait a few more weeks.

County Disperses Road Funds to Communities - Road, Bridge, Utility and Railroad Taxes
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

The Franklin County Commission Tuesday doled out more than half a million dollars in road funds to 14 special districts and cities for use on their roadways in 2017.

Union Chamber Officials Warn of Phone Scam
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

Another phone scam is making the rounds.

Work on Track at Disabled Veterans Memorial
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

By Karen Butterfield

St. Clair Woman Charged With Felony Drug Possession
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

A St. Clair woman has been charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance after Franklin County deputies responded to the Villa Ridge Dollar General for a report of shoplifting.

Multiple Brush Fires Keep Crews Busy - Officials Issue Burn Warning
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

Dry and windy conditions have kept St. Clair firefighters busy with brush fires.

Local Officials Would Consider Prescription Monitoring Programs
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

City and county officials will wait and see how a statewide prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) fares in the state Legislature before taking any action in Franklin County to combat the opioid epidemic.

County Man Allegedly Assaults Brother With Brass Knuckles
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

A St. Clair man has been charged for allegedly striking his brother with brass knuckles and a cane during a fistfight Monday, Feb. 13.

Interviews For Highway 47 Traffic Study Narrowed Down to Three Firms
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 19, 2017

After weeks of narrowing down candidates and securing funding, the county Highway 47 committee on Thursday, interviewed three firms, who were finalists to conduct a traffic study on the 13-mile corridor between Washington and St. Clair.