Area News

Pedestrian Injured At I-44 Off-Ramp Near Cuba
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

Neil G. Christopher, 30, Cuba, was struck, and suffered minor injuries, by a vehicle exiting off of the exit 210 off-ramp on I-44 during the morning of Fri., Jan. 16. He was transported to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan by a Bourbon Ambulance. According to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 2012 Chevrolet […]

Kulaga Files For Mayor
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

By Jeff Tolle Long-time resident Gene Kulaga has declared his candidacy for Mayor of Bourbon. Kulaga had previously served as an Alderman from Ward I, having been appointed to the City Council in 2000 when Mark Hilse resigned. In a short interview with this reporter, Mr. Kulaga declared that “I’m ready to get involved with […]

Bourbon Senior Center
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

MSHP Troop I Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

Jan. 12 – Bobby E. Link, 31, Cuba, was arrested in Crawford County for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine. Jan. 12 – Audra M. Boudreaux, 28, Cuba, was arrested in Crawford County for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance in a County Jail, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine, and […]

Single-Vehicle Accident Injures One On Monday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

A Cuba man was transported to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan early last Mon., Dec. 12, when his vehicle, according to a report by the Highway Patrol, “ran off the highway, over-corrected, ran across and off the roadway and struck a ditch.” Harold H. Collins, 86, suffered minor injuries in the crash. He was driving […]

Boys Junior Varsity On Hot Streak
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

By Jeff Tolle The Bourbon High School Boys Junior Varsity Basketball team has now won 7 games in a row. After a sluggish start, their record is now 8 wins against 3 losses. The team played 6 games between Sat., Jan. 3 and Sat., Jan. 10, starting -with a one-day, 4 team JV-only tournament in […]

This Week In Bourbon Sports
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

Girls Basketball: The Lady Warhawks played good host to Newburg on Jan. 10 and allowed the visiting team to return home with a resounding 73 to 44 victory. Although Bourbon did a good job on the boards with a total of 22 just by halftime and 39 for the entire game, the shooting did not […]

Single-Vehicle Accident Injures One On Monday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

A Cuba man was transported to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan early last Mon., Dec. 12, when his vehicle, according to a report by the Highway Patrol, “ran off the highway, over-corrected, ran across and off the roadway and struck a ditch.” Harold H. Collins, 86, suffered minor injuries in the crash. He was driving […]

Wrestling Drops FRC Dual To Pacific
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

By Ryan Storz Sullivan came up short in a Four Rivers Conference dual matchup at Pacific on Tuesday, losing 45-24. The Eagles were coming off a second place finish at the Park Hills Central Tournament. 106 – Gage Kassing and Jacob Dixon went the distance, with Kassing winning a 2-1 decision over Dixon. 113 – […]

Sullivan Gets Fifth At Union Tournament
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

By Ryan Storz Sullivan successfully salvaged the rest of the Union Tournament. The Lady Eagles won 45-38 against Union in the consolation on Saturday, earning their second straight victory. Sullivan appeared in back-to-back championship games, but after falling short against Helias in the first round on Monday, had to battle their way the consolation semifinals. […]

Two Sullivan men injured in I-44 crash
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Sunday January 25, 2015

SULLIVAN - Two Sullivan men received minor injuries Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2015 after their Ford Mustang ran off the left side of the westbound lanes of I-44 and struck a median barrier, reports t

Sullivan wards 2 & 3 will have new council members
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Sunday January 25, 2015

SULLIVAN - A significant shift in members of the Sullivan City Council will occur following the April 7, 2015 municipal election. The recent resignation of Mayor Tom Leasor - and the subsequent appoin

Riverfront Land Suit Is Settled
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 25, 2015

The settlement of a 5-year-old lawsuit should pave the way for extending Washington’s riverfront park and trail system to the west.

Franklin County 911 Fund Has Revenue Shortfall of $490,000
Missourian — Posted on Sunday January 25, 2015

The Franklin County 911 fund has a revenue shortfall of more than $490,000 in fiscal year 2015.

New Classroom Addition Takes Shape at West
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

One of two classroom additions being built at Washington West Elementary is under roof.

Police Department Getting Three Sport Utility Vehicles
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

Three new sport utility vehicles (SUVs) will be added to the Washington Police Department’s fleet of patrol vehicles.

Myers Appointed Interim Building Commissioner
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

Former building commissioner Dave Myers was appointed to serve in his former post for two weeks.

Woman Arrested in Husband’s Murder
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

A Warren County woman accused of murdering her husband was arrested Thursday night after she ran in front of an ambulance on Interstate 70, authorities said.

Five Historic Black Churches in the Area
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

Before there were African-American mayors, governors or even an African-American president, black churches received leadership from African-American Sunday school teachers, deacons and pastors, says J

Myers Appointed Interim Building Commissioner
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

Former building commissioner Dave Myers was appointed to serve in his former post for two weeks.

No Races for Washington City Council Seats
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

There will be no races for Washington City Council seats that will be on the April 7 municipal election ballot.

VanLeer Says Hike in State Aid Is Needed — Washington Stands to Lose $414,000
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

In his State of the State address Wednesday night, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon proposed a $50 million increase in basic aid for public schools.

School Safety Director Is Hired to Shepherd ‘Cutting Edge’ Program
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

A Union police officer has been selected as the school safety director to lead a new “cutting edge” countywide program that is said to be the first of its kind in the state of Missouri.

Aldermen Consider Park Design Change
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

Officials are considering eliminating a large baseball at the Veterans Memorial Park to make room for four smaller fields.

High School Rodeo Will Return to Pacific in April
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

The Missouri High School rodeo will open its 2015 schedule at Pacific’s Liberty Field equestrian center April 18-19.

Driver escapes injury in North-South Rd. rollover
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

SULLIVAN - The driver of a 91 Ford pickup escaped injury after experiencing a rollover accident Saturday afternoon at North-South Road and Tessa Drive. According to a witness at the scene, the driver

Skydiving Pros, Cons Discussed
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

Arguments for and against allowing a skydiving business to operate at Washington Regional Airport were presented this week to Washington City Council members.

MoDOT Works on Improving Signal Pattern
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

The Missouri Department of Transportation is working on better coordinating the traffic signals on Highway 47 at Interstate 44 so traffic can flow through the area more efficiently.

New Classroom Addition Takes Shape at West
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

One of two classroom additions being built at Washington West Elementary is under roof.

All Police Evidence Accounted For in Year-End Inventory
Missourian — Posted on Saturday January 24, 2015

The Washington Police Department recently completed its year-end inventory of the evidence room.