Area News

Day Of Fun At Relay For Life
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

  Sat., Aug. 8 Bring Out Your Whole Family  For A Fun Filled Day Of Events     Each year the Sullivan community participates in Relay For Life.  Relay For Life is a community event where everyone can participate in the fight against cancer.  Cancer affects everyone in our community in one-way or another. Teams […]

Schmidt Walls Are Going UP
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

All That Jazz Dance Studio
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

Natural Gas Leak Leads To Evacuation Thursday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

  By James B. Bartle Several residents along Blair St., along with nearby factories, were evacuated Thurs., July 16, shortly after 11 a.m. after an employee with Meramec Group, 338 Ramsey St., struck a four inch natural gas line during a reported construction project. The employee contacted Sullivan Police at 11:21 a.m. Thursday reporting that […]

Police Respond To Report Of Man In Underwear On Service Rd.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

  By James B. Bartle Sullivan Police responded to the North Service Rd., near Hwy. WW, early Friday morning after a passing motorists reported that a male subject was walking in the area with only his “underwear,” on. Officers responded to the area at 5:35 a.m. and located the male subject, reported initially to be […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

  The Missouri State Highway Patrol,Troop C in Franklin County,  reported eight arrests for the week of July 13-19. This week’s arrests were: July 14; Kevin R. Barron, 21, Union, was arrested on a Pevely PD warrant for failure to appear-FTA- failure to comply, 3 counts. Barron was held on bond at the Franklin County […]

Leasburg Man Injured In Service Road Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

  An accident occurring on the North Outer Road, one mile west of St. Louis Road, Wed., July 15 at 3:40 p.m. left a Leasburg man injured. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when Malik A. Jaouni, 21, St. Clair, operating a 2005 Mazda 6 was stopping in the roadway. Damon […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

  The Sullivan Fire District reported 22 alarms for the week of July 13-19. July 13: 1:15 p.m., N. Service Rd., E., and AF Hwy., vehicle accident. July 13: 1:47 p.m., 1326 Service Rd., ambulance assist. July 13: 4:13 p.m., 549 Ruth Lane, power lines down. July 13: 6:12 p.m., 237 Pine St., alarm sounding. […]

Donation Made To ALIVE
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

Three Injured In Accident Friday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

  An accident on Hwy. 100 at I-44 occurred on Fri., July 17 at 6:52 p.m. and injured three people. According to the Missouri State Highway patrol, the accident happened as Eric M. Halcott, 17, St. Peters, driving a 2010 Nissan Sentra was traveling westbound on the ramp from I-44. Brandi D. Richards, 21, Hillsboro, […]

Board Alters Policy on Comments
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 26, 2015

For the next five months public comments at Franklin County Planning and Zoning meetings will take place before the meeting starts. 

Pacific Man Acquitted of 2010 Rape Charge
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

By Tim Schmidt

Washington Superintendent Is Highest Paid
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer currently is the highest paid among superintendents in Franklin County school districts.

Ordinance Paves Way For Street Project
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

It’s official.

Lower Valuations Impact School Districts
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

Franklin County schools expecting flat assessed valuation are seeing decreases ranging from 1.2 percent to 6.5 percent, which will impact the amount schools receive from property tax charges.

Sullivan Again Extends Menards Closing Date
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

Hopefully, seven will be the lucky and final number.

Par-Way Tryson to Join EEZ
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

St. Clair soon should have a second tenant that qualifies for Enhanced Enterprise Zone benefits.

Proposed Rezoning For Concrete Plant May Go to Court
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

A controversial proposal to rezone property in Gray Summit for a concrete plant could end up in court if the county commission approves the request, an attorney said.

Intersection Closed After Car Strikes Utility Pole on W Fifth St.
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 25, 2015

A car left the road taking down the utility pole on West Fifth and Lafayette Streets. Fire, Police, Ambulance and Highway Patrol are all on the scene. The intersection is closed until the utility pole

Contract for Union License Office To Be Rebid
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 24, 2015

For now, the Union Chamber of Commerce will retain the management of the Union License Office, and has a another chance to bid for the operation.

City of Union's Drinking Water Is Safe
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 24, 2015

The city’s drinking water has violated state standards, but there are no health risks to residents, officials said.

City Ordered to Chlorinate Water
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 24, 2015

In the wake of a state mandate to chlorinate Washington’s water supply, city officials said they are prepared to work closely with property owners to address any problems caused by the change. 

Man Dies in St. Ann's Road Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 24, 2015

A Washington man was killed early Friday when the car he was driving crashed on St. Ann’s Road, southwest of Washington.

Taxpayer-Funded Children’s Agency May Get Office
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 24, 2015

There are “undoubtedly” space problems with some of the organizations supported by a local taxpayer-funded youth services agency, said the board chair.

Boil Order Hits Businesses, Restaurants
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 23, 2015

Washington Wal-Mart SuperCenter customers won’t find bakery cakes, doughnuts, deli meat or fresh produce for sale until the boil order has been lifted in the city of Washington.

U.S. Grant Symposium Set for This Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 23, 2015

The second annual U.S. Grant Symposium will be held this Thursday, July 23, at the AT&T Foundation multipurpose room at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. The event begins at 9:30 a.m.

‘Trump Is Trash’ Local Veteran Says — Presidential Candidate’s Comments ‘Offensive’
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 23, 2015

As local veteran Kurt Gansmann sat at the bar at the VFW in Washington, he considered the recent controversial comments made by presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump.

Outside Legal Fees for Landfill Minimal Since 2011, Official Says
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 23, 2015

Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer said County Counselor Mark Vincent looked up how much the county spent on outside legal fees on the Ameren landfill case since 2011.

United Way To Announce Goal for Drive
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 23, 2015

The Franklin County Area United Way will announce its 2015 fundraising goal next week at a special kickoff breakfast for corporate contributors.

City Awards Contract for Annual Street Sealing Work
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 23, 2015

Washington City Council members awarded a contract Monday for the sealing of various streets and alleys in the city this year.