Area News

Agents Trap Black Bear in Warren County
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

A black bear spotted in rural Warren County was trapped, sedated, inspected and sent back into the wild Monday morning.

Pacific Building Inspector to Postpone Retirement
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

Bill Davis, the retiring city building inspector, has agreed to stay on the job, completing building inspections two or three days a week temporarily.

Judge Approves Gag Order in Murder Case
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

A Franklin County judge has issued an order banning public statements to the media in the case of a woman charged with murdering her 7-year-old daughter last week.

Kiwanis Club Makes Push for Playground
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

The Union Kiwanis Club is raising funds for a new place for children and the young at heart to play.

UHS Graduate Returns ‘Home’
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

After more than 25 years with the St. Clair School District, Missie Evert will return home to serve the Union School District this coming school year.

Power Out In Downtown Bourbon After Lines Damaged
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

Power is expected to be out in Bourbon for at least two hours after a semi-truck hauling a mobile home struck and damaged power lines in the downtown area Wednesday morning. The incident occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Bourbon Police, Bourbon Fire and Crawford Electric are on the scene.

Friends for Change Ready to Dedicate Amphitheater
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

After about three years of brainstorming, planning, fundraising and building, the grand opening of the city’s new amphitheater is just around the corner.

Crews Investigate Possible Smoking Train Car
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

Crews from Union Pacific and Washington fire and police were investigating a train car Wednesday morning at Front and Tiemann streets.

Councilman Challenges Target Policy On Use of Bathrooms
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

The city of Washington may push back against a new policy by Target stores to allow transgender employees and customers to choose the restroom and fitting room that fits their gender identity.

Hinson Named State Homecoming Queen
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

Last October, St. Clair High School senior Shayla Hinson visited Nashville, Tenn., and sang on the Grand Ole Opry stage.

Union Lake Dam May Need Major Repairs
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

A leaking dam could lead to major changes at the Union City Lake.

Davis Named St. Clair High School Principal
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

Jennifer Davis will return to her educational roots when she takes over as principal at St. Clair High School for the 2016-17 academic year.

Building Damaged in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

The Franklin County Glass Co. building at the corner of Highway A and Steutermann Road sustained heavy damage when a car crashed into it shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Any Commitment Would Be ‘Appreciated’
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday May 04, 2016

Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer said an increase in state aid is always welcomed, especially in a time of declining revenues.

Mayor Makes April General Aviation Month
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy proclaimed April “General Aviation Appreciation Month.”

Homeyer Employee Dies at Plant
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

An employee of Homeyer Precision Manufacturing in Marthasville died Tuesday afternoon after being electrocuted.

Firemen’s Picnic Opens Thursday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

By James B. Bartle The Annual Sullivan Firemen’s Picnic will open this Thursday with a parade through downtown Sullivan at 5 p.m. followed by the picnic kicking off at Sunny Jim Bottomley Park. The annual three day event is a Sullivan tradition complete with the world famous Sullivan Firemen’s Fish Sandwiches, cake walks, free bikes […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

The Sullivan Fire Safety District reported 16 alarms for the week of Apr. 25-May 1. Apr. 25: 11:25 a.m.,1500 Hwy AF, vehicle accident. Apr. 25: 2:07 p.m., 10301 N. Service Rd., landing zone. Apr. 25: 4:52 p.m., Hwy. FF & N. Service Rd., landing zone. Apr. 25: 8:45 p.m., E. Vine St., ambulance assist. Apr. […]

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Sullivan Police made 22 arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of Apr. 18-24. This week’s arrests were: Apr. 18; Jesse R. Vaughn,34, Sullivan, was arrested for alleged assault in the third degree. Vaughn was held and released on a court summons. Apr. 18; Katrina S. Graham, 34, Sullivan, was arrested on a […]

Upcoming May Events In Bourbon
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

By Kelly Alexander May is a glorious month for Bourbon. With warm weather and a fresh outlook that spring brings, citizens of the community are invited to take part in Bourbon’s annual May events. On May 7, the annual Trash Bash will meet at 8 a.m. at the City Shop located at 180 Cedar Street […]

BHS Menus May 4-May 10
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Breakfast Wed.-Yogurt, cinnamon toast, diced pears or fresh fruit. Thurs.-Breakfast sandwich, diced pears or fresh fruit. Fri.-Biscuits/gravy, breakfast chicken patty, diced peaches. Mon.-Pancakes, peaches. Tues.-Biscuits/gravy, sausage, applesauce or fresh fruit. Cereal, fruit, and toast are offered as daily alternate. Lunch Wed.-Pizza, Sloppy Joe, broccoli, steamed vegetables, peaches. Thurs.-Spicy chicken sandwich, fish sandwich, mac & cheese, […]

BES And BMS Menus May 4-May 10
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Breakfast Wed.-Yogurt, cinnamon toast, diced pears or fresh fruit. Thurs.-Breakfast sandwich, diced pears or fresh fruit. Fri.-Biscuits/gravy, breakfast chicken patty, diced peaches. Mon.-Pancakes, peaches. Tues.-Biscuits/gravy, sausage, applesauce or fresh fruit. Cereal, fruit, and toast are offered as daily alternate. Lunch Wed.-Pizza, Sloppy Joe, broccoli, steamed vegetables, peaches. Thurs.-Spicy chicken sandwich, fish sandwich, mac & cheese, […]

Bourbon Senior Center Activities May 4-May 10
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Wed.-Walking exercise, Star Wars Day, Great American Grump Out Day. Thurs.-Games, Cinco de Mayo, National Day of Prayer. Fri.-Game Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Mon.-Live Music. Tues.-Bingo, Peoples Bank BBQ Cuba 4-7 p.m. $8.

Bourbon Senior Center Menus May 4-May 10
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Wed.-Fried/Baked Chicken, broccoli, corn, Poor Boy sandwich, wild rice, pie. Thurs.-Mother’s Day Lunch, Turkey, mixed fruit, peas and carrots, Polish sausage with bun, mashed potatoes and gravy, sauerkraut, cheesecake. Fri.-Croquette, oven-roasted potato, tossed salad, Hamburger, carrots, wheat bun, pudding. Mon.-Honey Lemon Chicken, Oriental blend, roasted cubed potatoes, beef and noodles, pineapple tidbits, chocolate cake. Tues.-Swiss […]

Eagles Win Sixth Straight FRC Title
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

By Ryan Storz Holding off Hermann by six strokes, Sullivan won the Four Rivers Conference tournament Monday at the Sullivan Country Club. Bennett Tiefenbrunn was the tournament champion. Tiefenbrunn carded a 78 and won by three strokes over Hermann’s Matthew Heidger. The Eagles won the tournament for the sixth straight year. Next up was the […]

City to Host First Pet Vaccination Clinic Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The city of Washington will host vaccination clinics for pets two times in May.

City Council Meets Monday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The city of Washington is set to enter into a mutual aid agreement with the new Washington Community Fire District.

City Staff, Developers Debate Streets
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The conversation regarding the city’s plans to adopt a comprehensive revision of zoning, subdivision and development codes continued Tuesday night at city hall.

Mike Pigg Elected Mayor Pro Tem
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Mike Pigg, Ward 3 alderman, was re-elected mayor pro tem.

Eckelkamps to Be Honored During Eagle Scout Night
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor L. B. and Bonnie Eckelkamp of Washington Wednesday with the 2016 Soaring Eagle Award at the fifth annual Eagle Scout Recognition Di