Area News

TEACHING FIRE EDUCATION AT SULLIVAN FIRE
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

SHS FOOTBALL TEAM RECEIVED TIN MAN AWARD
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

Owensville Man Injured In Franklin County Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

A 44-year-old Owensville man received minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident on westbound Hwy. 100, 2.25 miles west of Route KK in Franklin County, Tues., Oct. 7, at 3:35 p.m. The accident occurred when Randal A. Nolring, 44, Owensville, operating an eastbound 1999 Saturn SL2, crossed the center line of the roadway and struck the […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

The Sullivan Fire District reported 21 alarms for the week of Oct. 6-12. Oct. 6: 6:21 a.m., S. Hwy. 185 and Moss Oak Rd., structure fire. Oct. 6: 11:23 a.m., 8040 AE Spur, ambulance assist. Oct. 7: 5:34 a.m., S. Hwy. 185, vehicle accident. Oct. 7: 9:56 p.m., 11000 Sumac Rd., ambulance assist. Oct. 9: […]

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

The Sullivan Police Department made 13 arrests in the City of Sullivan during the week of Oct. 6-12. This week’s arrests were: Oct. 6; Melody A. Brown, 51, was arrested on a Sullivan Police warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the charge of domestic assault and an additional charge of possession of […]

Franklin County Accident Leaves One Seriously Injured
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

A Florissant man received serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident on Route T at St. Albans Rd., Wed., Oct. 8, in Franklin County at 11 a.m. The accident occurred when an eastbound 1995 Ford F150, driven by Larry J. Hoisington, 65, Pacific, made a left turn onto St. Albans Rd. and failed to yield to […]

Vehicle Stolen From Dealer Found Burned
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

Sullivan Police are investigating the theft of a vehicle from M&M Motor Company, 131 North Service Rd. East, Tues., Oct. 7. The business reported to Sullivan Police Tuesday morning at 9:09 a.m. that a 2005 Mercury Mariner had been stolen from the lot sometime overnight or during the early morning hours. The vehicle was found […]

Vehicle Overturns Injuring One
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

A St. Clair woman received minor injuries after she lost control of her vehicle on eastbound Interstate 44 at the 248.6 mile marker, Thurs., Oct. 9, at 10:47 p.m. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Carlee L. Gerren, 21, St. Clair, operating an eastbound 1997 Ford Explorer, lost control of the […]

Man Accidentally Shoots Leg, Drives To Convienence Store
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

By James B. Bartle An Arnold man accidentally shot himself in the leg Friday morning, Oct. 10, then drove himself to the Circle C, convenience store, 408 Hwy. 185 South, to seek medical treatment. Sullivan Fire, Missouri Baptist Ambulance and Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the business at 12:16 p.m. for a reported shooting […]

Subway Now Open In Bourbon
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday October 21, 2014

By Jeff Tolle “We aim to provide a well-run business in Bourbon and a service to this community,” said Mid-Missouri Subway’s Operations Manager Darren Dake upon opening their 10th area franchise last week. Located in the Family Center plaza in the location previously occupied by Hometown Realty, the newest Bourbon business is now ready for […]

Washington Crews Respond to House Fire Monday Night
Missourian — Posted on Monday October 20, 2014

Washington Fire, Police and Ambulance responded to a house fire in the 900 block of Bieker Road just before 10:30 p.m. Monday night. 

St. Louis Woman Dies in I-44 Crash
Missourian — Posted on Monday October 20, 2014

A 69-year-old St. Louis woman was killed early Monday when she was involved in a one-vehicle accident on westbound Interstate 44 near the St. Clair rest area.

Attempted Abduction Near UMS Reported
Missourian — Posted on Monday October 20, 2014

A 13-year-old Union boy reported that he was chased on foot by a man during an attempted abduction Friday, police said.

Mini Door-to-Door Drive for United Way Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 19, 2014

A second mini door-to-door drive for the United Way will take place Wednesday, Oct. 22, in eight residential areas.

Adams Named Market President for U.S. Bank In Franklin County
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 19, 2014

Dustin Adams has been named market president for U.S. Bank in Franklin County.

Mental Health Focus of Trip To Columbine
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 19, 2014

Visiting Colorado’s Columbine High School, where 12 students and one teacher were murdered in 1999, allowed local law enforcement officers and school officials to gain ideas to improve school safety h

Council Will Vote on Camp Street Bridge Project Contract
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

The Washington City Council will vote Monday night on a contract to award the Camp Street bridge project.

Council to Act On New Housing Development
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

A plan to develop eight new single-family homes on vacant property at Olive and Main streets has won preliminary approval.

Attorneys Spar Over Possible Sunshine Law Violations
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

There are questions as to whether the Union R-XI School Board violated state open record law by voting to sanction a board member in closed session.

Possible Ownership of Old Bend Bridge Stirs Debate
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

Alderman Steve Myers gave mixed messages last week on whether or not he will try to persuade fellow Pacific aldermen to accept ownership of the old Bend Bridge.

Discuss Modifications To City’s Water System
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

Aldermen postponed a request for a $30,000 change order for the water department supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system that is currently being installed.

Council Will Vote on Camp Street Bridge Project Contract
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

The Washington City Council will vote Monday night on a contract to award the Camp Street bridge project.

Man Claims Mix-Up Over Grave Spaces Purchased From the City
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

A Pacific man claims the city recently sold him a grave space in Resurrection Hill Cemetery, but he has learned that someone is buried in the space.

Contingency Funds Are Used for ImprovementsnFor City’s Portion of East Osage Project
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

Pacific borrowed $219,000 from its contingency fund to pay the city’s portion of the East Osage construction project.

Two Pacific Policemen Recognized For Arrests Of Sullivan Robbery Suspects
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

A broken headlight helped Pacific police stop two suspects wanted for armed robbery.

Man Pinned Under Lawn Mower
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

An employee from Hillermann’s Nursery was injured in an accident Thursday morning while operating a lawn mower.

Board Members Lobby to Save Big Driver
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

Because of budget cuts, Washington will no longer operate the Big Driver golf range and Little Putter miniature golf course.

De Soto Knocks Out Softball Lady Indians in Quarterfinals
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

Pacific's run through the Class 3 softball playoffs has ended.

Gerald Police Report Mountain Lion Sighting
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

Police said they sighted a mountain lion in western Franklin County, but that isn’t enough for a confirmed sighting, according to conservation officials.

Lawyer Turned Bank Robber Gets 24 Years
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

A former Wentzville lawyer and businessman who robbed the Dutzow bank and shot a Missouri trooper has been sentenced to nearly 25 years in federal prison.