Area News

Fifth Candidate Files for Union School Board Race
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

Donald Lee Schuttenberg, Union, filed for an open seat on the Union School Board Tuesday, Jan. 17 — the final day to file for the April municipal election.

Sullivan Bridal Expo Rescheduled For This Sunday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

By James B. Bartle A major ice storm that hit Missouri last week canceled a number of events, including the Sullivan Chamber of Commerce annual Sullivan Bridal Expo, which was to be held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall, Sunday. It was temporarily rescheduled for the St. Anthony Hall this Sunday. The event has […]

FBI Warning Public About Jury Duty Scam
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

The FBI St. Louis Division is warning the public about a telephone scam claiming you have failed to report to jury duty. During the call, the perpetrator impersonates a law enforcement officer or officer of the court. The caller claims you failed to report for jury duty and may even threaten criminal prosecution or jail […]

Sullivan Police Department Weekly Arrest Reports
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

The Sullivan Police Department made 17 arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of January 9, through January 16. This weeks arrests were: Jan. 9: Erika L. Tripp, 38, Sullivan, was arrested on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear in court on the original charge of supplying alcohol to a minor. […]

Town & Country Bank Donates Money To Support Local Children’s Organization
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

Town & Country Bank recently made a $500 donation to the City of Bourbon towards their efforts in purchasing new playground equipment at the city park to better serve the children in this community. A community with good parks and other facilities is a pleasant and sociable place to live. The park can become the […]

Sullivan’s Wrestling Team Took Second
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

SECOND PLACE AT CENTRAL. Sullivan’s wrestling team took second place at the Rebel Invitational on Jan. 7 in Park Hills Central. Kale Dudley became the second Sullivan wrestler to get 100 victories at the tournament.

Second Race Forms for Union Board of Aldermen
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

Another race has formed in the April municipal election.

St. Anthony School News
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

JANUARY IS PRO LIFE MONTH! At St. Anthony, children are taught that life is to be respected at all stages-from conception until natural death. St. Anthony students showed their support for the unborn by gathering around a Pro Life banner for a picture. The banner will travel to Washington, D.C. later this month so that the 8th graders […]

Sullivan Elementary School-Character Wheel Spinners For January 9, 2017
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

Sullivan Primary School – Star Leaders
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

ON WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11 Alana and Cash were able to call home and tell their families about what an awesome job they have been doing in school! Mrs. Carey and Mrs. Booker are proud to have the opportunity to speak with families about their kids.

Cocoa And Coloring
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at 6 p.m., Scenic Regional Library, Sullivan Branch will be hosting Cocoa and Coloring for adults. Adult coloring is a simple way to reduce stress and anxiety. Coloring can help slow down heart rate, loosen muscles and stimulate the brain. Coloring books work like other mindfulness techniques such as yoga […]

Sullivan Senior Center Activities Jan. 18-24
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

Wed. – Good Ole’ Accustical music with Boice Laird and Friends. Bingo – 12:15 p.m. Thurs.- Shuffleboard 10 a.m. Fun & Fitness with Meramec Nursing Center 10:30 a.m. Fri.-Birthday/Anniversary Party by First Community Natioanl Bank, Watson’s Florist, Victorian Plance and Walmart at 10 a.m. Music by Jim Counts and Friends at 10 a.m. Mon. – […]

Washington Man Charged in Theft, Arson of Vehicle
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

A Washington man has been charged with the theft and burning of a vehicle parked outside the Lonedell Post Office last week.

PHS Drama Club Will Present Spring Comedy
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

The Pacific High School (PHS) drama club will present the Tim Kelly comedy “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” as its 2017 spring play.

Eighth-Graders Trying to Make A Difference
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday January 17, 2017

Students at the Riverbend School eighth-grade center completed their fifth annual Day of Service Friday, Dec. 9.

Gildehaus Announces New Name for Counseling Practice
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

Matt Gildehaus, Washington, has changed the name of his Life Transitions Counseling practice to Life Delta Counseling.

Guardrail Sought For Eighth Street
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

Old tree stumps along Eighth Street could be replaced by a new guardrail.

Commission Recommends Approval of Fairfield Plat
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission approved a preliminary plat Monday, without changes recommended by city staff.

Special Meeting Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

Some members of the Meramec Valley Genealogical and Historical Society (MVGHS) believe that the future of the 30-year-old organization is dependent on its association with the city of Pacific.

City Comprehensive Plan Undergoes Edit
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

The Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday agreed to massive cuts in the proposed comprehensive plan, but said the deleted information must be available to the public.

Deputies to Be In Schools More
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

County deputies will have a larger presence in schools as an initiative to prevent peer pressure and substance abuse among teens.

Washington Police Non-Emergency Phone Lines are Down
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

Update: The phone system is back up and running.

Crews Battle Two Brush, House Fires Near St. Clair: High Winds Made Things Difficult
Missourian — Posted on Monday January 16, 2017

High, gusty winds made firefighting tough for firefighters Tuesday, as they battled two blazes just two hours apart near St. Clair.

Ice Storm Photos
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 15, 2017

These photos were taken in and around Washington Jan. 13-15.

Marthasville Being Sued by Former Clerk
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 15, 2017

The city of Marthasville, the city’s mayor and three aldermen are being sued by a former city clerk.

Race for Ward 1 Seat, Filing to Close Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 15, 2017

There will be at least one race for the Washington City Council now that Susan Watermann filed Wednesday morning for election to the Ward 1 seat.

MLK Event Scheduled for Sunday Canceled
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 15, 2017

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, hosted by Neighbors United - Undoing Racism along with the Social Justice Committee at East Central College has been canceled.

Librarian Search Underway
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 15, 2017

The Washington Public Library’s search for a new librarian has begun.

Hillermann, Politte Honored at Washington Chamber Breakfast
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 15, 2017

Two community-minded men — Bernie Hillermann and John Politte — were honored posthumously Thursday morning at the annual Washington Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual business meeting.

Firefighters Train at Former School Site
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 15, 2017

Washington firefighters were given a unique opportunity Wednesday night when they were allowed to train in the former Fifth Street School building.