Area News

Float Plan to Rebuild Bottom Road
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

A Warren County commissioner has proposed a “joint venture” to rebuild the Augusta Bottom Road north of the levee where it currently is located.

LSEM’s Union Office Names New Attorney
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Laura Williams-Roberts recently was named a staff attorney at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s (LSEM) Union office.

Washington Man Joins McGrath & Associates
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Washington resident Christopher Albright recently joined McGrath & Associates, St. Louis, as field safety supervisor.

Bank of Sullivan Promotes Kinsey
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Amber Kinsey has been promoted to the branch operations officer at the Union branch of the Bank of Sullivan.

Program Will Relive Flood of 1915
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The Meramec Valley Genealogical Society and Historical Society (MVGHS) are putting together a pictorial program to mark the 100-year anniversary of the great Pacific flood of 1915.

Fireworks Display, Barbecue This Friday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Organizers are looking to “add a little color” to this year’s fireworks display.

County Approves Big Elm Rezone
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

A rezoning request for a parcel of property adjoining Washington was granted Tuesday by the Franklin County Commission.

Fifteen Vie for New Haven Youth Fair Queen Crown
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The New Haven Town & Country Women’s Club recently announced the contestants and sponsors for the 2015 New Haven Youth Fair Queen Contest.

School District Participates in United Way Video
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Washington School District staff members participated in a video shoot Thursday, June 25, promoting the upcoming campaign drive for the Franklin County Area United Way.

American Legion Fireworks Show Will Be Saturday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The Washington American Legion is gearing up for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display, set for Saturday, July 4, at dusk at the Washington Fairgrounds.

No Charges Filed Yet in Fatal Stabbing
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

There’s still no word on whether or not a Robertsville area man will face charges in last week’s fatal stabbing of another man.

Long-Term Teachers, Support Staff to See a Bump in Pay n For Fiscal Year 2015-16
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Long-term teachers and support staff members will receive a boost in salary this fiscal year.

Sullivan Walgreens Senior Day & Customer Appreciation Day
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

On Tuesday, July 7th Sullivan Walgreens will be having a Customer Appreciation Day and Senior Day. Customer Appreciation Day will be from 9 a.m. until noon and Senior Day will be a all day long event. There will be chances to win prizes. Sullivan Walgreens is located at 6 East Springfield, Sullivan.

Car Runs Off Highway A; Two Women Rescued
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Washington emergency crews responded to a one-car crash Wednesday morning on Highway A near John Hall Lumber and Summer Hills Lane.

Weinhold Takes Reins as Superintendent
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

An immediate goal of new Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold is to continue to reduce class sizes in the Union R-XI District.

No New Word on Chamber Director’s Job
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors President Charlene Saling told members there is nothing new to report in regards to a new executive director for the organization.

All Businesses Have Licenses Within St. Clair City Limits
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

There now are no businesses in St. Clair operating without a current, 2015 license.

Union Fire District 125th Anniversary Is July 18
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The Union Fire Protection District has several events planned for its 125th anniversary celebration.

Man Arraigned on Federal Charges
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

A suspected ringleader in a major Franklin County auto theft ring was indicted by a federal grand jury this week for gun and drug-related offenses.

Planners: Additional Information Needed on Street Vacation
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Members of the St. Clair Planning and Zoning Board want a couple of questions answered before they decide whether or not to recommend a requested street vacation to the board of aldermen.

Sun, Moon Tuesday Night
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

These photos were taken Tuesday, June 30.

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 […]

Police Seek Help In Identifying Suspect
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

Washington police are asking for the public's help to identify a man suspected of stealing a musical instrument from a Fifth Street business.

Neighbors Help Deputies Nab Burglars
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

Franklin County deputies arrested two men and a woman suspected of breaking into a home in the Robertsville area early Tuesday morning.

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 […]