Area News

Help Wanted: Chuck’s Wrecker Servive
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

We are currently hiring drivers for our wrecker service. Must be 21 years old, must have a valid Class E driver’s license, a Class A is a plus, clean driving record & clean background check.Must apply in person at 1480 Springfield, Sullivan. Phone #573-468-8070 ___________________cw17-18

3 bdrm., 2 bath for rent
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

For Rent: 216 Red Fox Bourbon. 3 bdrm., 2 bath modular on 6 acres,  rent $700 deposit $700. Appliances furnished. Available Sept. 1st. 314-591-7361. ___________________ctfw-17

Help Wanted at State Park
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

Meramec State Park is looking for Canoe Help for the remainder of the season. Apply at Fireside Store & Grill, located in State Park, Mon.-Thurs. 12-5 p.m. __________________cw17-18

Misc for sale
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

For sale: Small chest freezer, $20; Roper electric stove, $20; Magna Boy Console Stereo $20; La-Z-Boy recliner, $20; table & chairs, end tables, lots of household items. 573-468-5023. __________________pw17-18

Seeking Purchasing Clerk
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

Growing company in Sullivan is seeking a full-time Purchasing Clerk. Candidates should have 1-3 years of purchasing experience in an industrial or machining environment; knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks & basic accounting helpful.  If you are ready for a challenging, fast-paced position you may submit your resume via email: sullivan.mo.job@gmail.com or confidential fax (573)303-0174. ______________________pw17

Med Aide, Floor Aide and weekend cook needed
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

Needed: Med Aide, Floor Aide and weekend cook. Sign-on bonus plus quarterly bonus. Experience not neccessary, will train. Call Sally or Katie, 573-468-8150. __________________pw17-1

Lot for Sale: Anthonies Mill
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

For sale: Anthonies Mill Resort Lot #28. $6,200. 573-732-3327. __________________pw17-20

Help Wanted: Experienced Roofers
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016

Help Wanted: Experienced Roofers and Laborers for metal and shingles roofing. Must have 5 years experience. Moritz Roofing & Construction, Inc., 112 N. Seventh St., Owensville, MO. 800-697-7726 or 573-437-4451 or fax 573-437-5451. _____________________cw17

Deputies Arrest Suspect On Narcotics Violation After Reference to Suspicious People Inside Abandon Residence On Springfield Ave.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 23, 2016

On August 21, at approximately 9:00 PM, deputies responded to the 2000 block of Springfield Avenue outside of Sullivan in reference to suspicious people inside of an abandon residence. Upon arrival, deputies observed the house secure and no lights on inside the home, with negative contact. At approximately 12:16 AM, deputies again responded to the […]

Changes Coming to Comprehensive Plan
Missourian — Posted on Monday August 22, 2016

After postponing action for 10 months, aldermen voted Tuesday to remove a proposed ordinance approving the city’s new comprehensive plan from the meeting agenda.

Group Advances Route 47 Traffic Study
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 21, 2016

The first baby-step is being taken in alleviating traffic woes on Route 47 between Washington and St. Clair.

City Aldermen Set Property Tax Rate
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 21, 2016

Property owners in the city of Pacific will see a small increase in their tax bills next year.

More Signage Will Be Added At Highways 47/50 Intersection — Hope to Alleviate Confusion
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 21, 2016

After its long-awaited completion in early July, the new configuration of the Route 47 and Highway 50 intersection in Union is causing confusion with motorists.

Official Asks Staff to Look at Trash, Recycling — Invites Public Input
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 21, 2016

A Washington city councilman has asked the staff to address issues relating to the city’s trash and recycling program.

School Board to Set Tax Rate Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 21, 2016

The Washington School Board will set its 2016-17 property tax rate following a public hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24.

Hillhouse Calls for Unity to Grow City
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 21, 2016

Meramec Valley School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Ed Hillhouse said by working together the city, school district and other political entities can help grow the local economy.

Grace’s Place Still Seeking Annual Drive Donations
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 21, 2016

Grace’s Place Crisis Nursery is still seeking donations to reach its annual fund goal.

Jury Reaches Guilty Verdict in MoDOT Crash — Sentencing Scheduled October 5
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

A Franklin County jury reached a guilty verdict Tuesday in the case of a woman charged with assault in a crash involving a MoDOT vehicle in a work zone.

Ray J’s Greasy Spoon Offers Comfort Food - Opened Friday in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

Ray J’s Greasy Spoon opened in Washington this Friday, Aug. 12, in the Washington Business Center, 1351 Jefferson St.

Superintendent Reports ‘Smooth Start’ to Year — In Washington School District
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer reported a “smooth start” to the new school year.

Expect to Begin Trail Clearing Work Soon
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

Clearing work along the eastern part of Washington’s Rotary Riverfront Trail should begin soon, a Missouri Department of Transportation official said.

Man Charged With Elder Abuse in Altercation — Grandfather Suffered Broken Hip
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

A Franklin County man with a history of physical violence is facing a felony charge over an altercation in which his grandfather suffered a fractured hip, authorities said.

Residents Oppose Mining Operation — Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting Is Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

A group of citizens will get a chance to speak out against a mining operation near St. Clair at the next Board of Zoning Adjustment meeting.

Auditor Calls Truce With Commission - Officials Have Been Bickering Since 2013
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

The Franklin County Commissioners have accepted an olive branch extended by County Clerk Tammy Vemmer to put three years of fighting behind them and move forward with a clean slate.

Pacific Aldermen Still Pushing for Pedestrian Lane
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 20, 2016

Even though some aldermen said they did not want to halt construction of a new bridge over the Meramec River, they voted 5-0 this week to approve a resolution deeding a small strip of land in the project to Franklin…

Airport Closing Is on the Horizon
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 19, 2016

The St. Clair Regional Airport is in its final stages of closing, but City Administrator Travis Dierker said there are still a few steps to be taken until it can be finalized.

Ace Donates $250,000 to College - For New Business, Industry Center
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 19, 2016

East Central College has received what is believed to be its largest donation to date, a $250,000 gift from Ace Manufacturing and Parts Co. in Sullivan.

St. Clair, Lonedell Opened Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 19, 2016

Summer vacation officially ended Thursday as students in the St. Clair and Lonedell school districts loaded up in buses and headed back to school.

District Staff Encouraged To Take Risks, Be Creative - At Back-to-School Assembly
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 19, 2016

The Washington School District’s opening session for all teachers and staff was more of a production than an assembly.

Police Looking for Robbery Suspect
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 19, 2016

Police are looking for the man who committed a smash-and-grab robbery Monday at the One-Stop Phillips 66 station on Sycamore Lane.