Area News

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report – Crawford County
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop I, Crawford County, reported three arrests for the week of Feb. 1-7. This week’s arrests were: Feb. 6; Jonathan R. Bridges, 24, Steelville, was arrested for alleged driving while intoxicated, and failure to register out-of-state registration within 30 days. Bridges was held at the Cuba Police Department and later […]

Sullivan Upsets No. 1 Central
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

By Ryan Storz Sullivan pulled off a stunner Tuesday. The Lady Eagles dismantled Park Hills Central – the No. 1 team in Class 3 and defending state champion – behind a barrage of 3-pointers, winning 57-36.  Emma Randolph and McKenna McCoy led a balanced effort, but Sullivan’s junior guards combined for six 3-pointers on a […]

St. Clair Rallies, Tops Lady Eagles
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

By Ryan Storz Coming off one of the biggest upsets in program history three nights earlier when they shocked Central – the state’s top-ranked team in Class 3 — Sullivan was 56 seconds away from keeping the momentum going and securing a fourth straight victory. Instead, St. Clair pulled off a stunning comeback by wiping […]

Eagles Overtake St. Clair In Second Half
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

By Ryan Storz Though they had their full lineup back together for the first time since Jan. 23, Sullivan was a step slower than St. Clair to start Friday’s Coaches vs. Cancer game. The Eagles fell behind by as many as 14 points, stared at an eight-point halftime deficit and were having difficulty slowing down […]

Academic All-State Football
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Sullivan football players Christopher Blankenship and Dylan Harmon were named to the all-state academic football team for the 2015 season.

Sullivan Primary School Celebrates 100th Day Of School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

              100th Day of School: The Primary students celebrated 100 days in school. Some teachers and students dressed up as if they were 100 years old. Other students had hats or glasses with 100 on them. Some students and teachers made shirts with 100 items on them. 100 is […]

Sullivan Primary School -Lunch With Leaders
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

ON FRI., FEB. 5, 2016, we had our “Lunch With Leaders”. Greyson and Riley were able to have lunch with our Principal, Mrs. Carey and our Assistant Principal, Mrs. Benz. Each week we have one kindergarten and one first grade class choose a student that they feel deserves this special treat. Students must show good […]

Sullivan Primary School – Star Leaders
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

WED., FEB. 3, 2016. Parker and Logan were able to call home and tell their families about what an awesome job they have been doing in school! Mrs. Carey and Mrs. Benz are proud to have the opportunity to speak with families about their kids.

Sullivan Primary School – Kindergarten Registration
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION will be Thurs., March 3, 2016, from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Sullivan Primary School. What you will need to bring is your child’s Birth Certificate, Immunization Record, Social Security Card. From the parents they will need: A copy of Parent Driver’s License, A Proof Of Residency such as: Driver’s License, Apartment […]

Sullivan Primary School – Kindergarten Screening
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

YOUR CHILD’S KINDERGARTEN SCREENING date will be set up only if ALL documents have been received. Screenings will take place at the Primary School April 14 & 29. Please contact the Primary office if you have any questions: 573-468-5446.

Crews Battle House Fire Tuesday Afternoon
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Washington Fire Department crews responded to a fire at 1141 N. Park Drive shortly before 1:45 p.m.

Maniaci Begins Job As New City Planner
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 07, 2016

Washington native Sal Maniaci took the helm this week as the new Washington city planner.

Appeal Board’s Denial of Permit for Rehab Facilityn On Property Near Dutzow
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 07, 2016

A ruling by the Warren County Planning and Zoning Commission on a proposed drug and alcohol treatment facility is being appealed.

Franklin County Recycling Under New Ownership
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Brothers Jeff and Bruce Gardner have taken over the former Franklin County Recycling facility, located at 6365 Bluff Road, Washington.

353 Corporation To Sell 4.2-Acre Tract to City
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The Washington 353 Redevelopment Corporation has agreed to sell a tract of land off Westlink Industrial Drive to the city.

Suspect Crashes Stolen Jeep, Flees Into Woods
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Authorities were continuing their search for a man who fled on foot after crashing a stolen vehicle off Highway O.

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Four Trucks
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is looking for some new half-ton pickup trucks.

Eight County Cars Declared Surplus
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Eight county-owned vehicles were deemed surplus and will be traded in.

City to Buy Chlorination Equipment
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Washington is taking the final step toward permanent chlorination of the city’s water supply.

Group Proposes Changes To Scholarship Program
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Local school officials don’t know what to make of a group pushing the Missouri Legislature to reconsider how it awards Bright Flights scholarships.

Feds Investigating Death at Union Plant
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

A federal labor agency is investigating the death of a man that occurred while he was working at a Union industry.

‘Uptick’ in Crime Due To Drug Use — Police Chief Says
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Washington’s police chief says an increase in certain crimes last year is drug-related.

St. Clair to Consider New Sick Leave Policy Alternative
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

St. Clair’s administration has offered a second alternative to its proposed sick leave policy and has asked the board of aldermen to review it and be prepared to discuss it later this month.

Attending Angels Gets EEZ Benefits
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The old Pizza Shack restaurant building is expected to have a new tenant in the near future after the St. Clair Board of Aldermen on Monday unanimously approved an application for Enhanced Enterprise

Lonedell Woman Killed in Crash On Highway 47
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

A Lonedell woman was killed in a four-car crash Thursday after the car she was driving crossed the centerline of Highway 47 south of Union.

Brune: Heroin Still on the Rise in Union
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

There was an increase in some stealing categories in Union last year, likely because of heroin addiction in the area.

Missourian News Staff Wins 10 AP Awards
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The Missourian news staff received 10 awards for photojournalism and newswriting in the 2015 Missouri Associated Press Managing Editors contest.

Former Owner Of Sears Store Here Indicted — Charged With Embezzlement
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The former owner of the Sears store in Washington has been indicted on charges that she embezzled about $400,000 from the parent company.

School Board Approves New Farmland Lease For Its Property Off Highway 100
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

Local farmer Todd Geisert will continue to lease farmland off Highway 100 east from the Washington School District.

Park, Recreation Fees to Be Sent to Council Soon
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The culmination of three years of work setting and adjusting parks department rates and fees will soon be sent to city council for its approval.