Area News

Pedestrian Fatally Injured Near Family Motor Inn
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

A 41-year-old Euless, Texas man was fatally injured Sunday, June 28, while walking westbound in the eastbound lane of the North Service Road According to Sullivan Police the incident occurred at 11:18 p.m. when the Texas man was walking westbound in the eastbound lane of the North Service Rd. when Kylene Brant, 36, Sullivan, operating […]

Man Charged With Third DWI
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

A Cuba man is charged with felony driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for his third offense on June 16. According to the probable cause statement, Timothy M. Haynes, 53, flunked a field sobriety test. Told he was under arrest, Haynes allegedly threw up his hands and said, “I’m not going back to prison.” […]

Franklin County Marriage Licenses
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  Marriage licenses issued from the office of Jennifer L. Metcalf, Franklin  County Recorder of Deeds. Seth William Vollmer and Caitlin Ann Henke, both of Union; Eric Bruce Jacobs and Jocelyn Genevieve Montgomery, both of Union; Mark Anthony Hartzell and Amanda Jo Green, both of Union; Charles Russel Miller and Sherry Renee Herrington, both of […]

Announcement Of Engagement
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

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Sullivan Man Drowns While Attempting To Cross Flooded Roadway In Vehicle June 16
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  By James B. Bartle A 60-year-old Sullivan man lost his life on Tuesday night, June 16, while attempting to cross a flooded roadway on Hamilton Hollow Rd., just 200 ft. east of Sleepy Hollow Rd. in Washington County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when John P. Lyons, 60, Sullivan, operating […]

Ninth Annual Sullivan Junior Fire Academy Trains 33 Young Firefighters
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

By James B. Bartle In what has been a shining star across the state of Missouri, the Sullivan Fire Protection District ninth annual Junior Firefighter Academy concluded following five days and fifty hours of training for each young firefighter. The SFPD holds the only Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office certified program that included some 20-plus […]

Sullivan Senior Center Adds More Bingo
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  It seems the most popular activity for Senior Citizens these days is Bingo!  The Sullivan Senior Center plays Bingo three times a week; Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday afternoon, Friday mornings and now we are adding a fourth day. Beginning the first Thursday in July, there will be “Grand Coverall Bingo” scheduled every Thurs. at 12:15 […]

Hwy. 8 Crash Leaves Teen Injured
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a wreck on Hwy. 8, approximately 10 miles west of Steelville occurring on Friday afternoon, June 19, that left the driver with injury. According to the report, Bridgette S. Proctor, 19, Hallsville, operating a  2006 Suzuki Forenza, failed to negotiate a curve and began sliding before traveling of […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 7 arrests for the week of June 15-21. This week’s arrests were: June 16; Cory M. Foster, 24, Ballwin, was arrested for driving while intoxicated-DWI. Foster was held at the Franklin County Jail. June 16; Gregory M. Frederick, 30, Union, was arrested for driving while intoxicated-DWI. Frederick was […]

County Offices Closed For Holiday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  The Franklin  Government Center, Judicial Center, Court House, County Highway Department and the Franklin County Health Department will be closed on Fri., July 4, in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department will remain open, as they are open 24 hours every day.  


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