Area News

Company Releases Trash Pickup Details
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 17, 2014

Union residents have just a few days to reserve an alternate cart size for the automated trash collection slated to begin in November.

Need Adult Drivers to Help With United Way Canvass
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 17, 2014

Adult drivers are needed for the upcoming United Way Door-to-Door Drive scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27.

Facebook Video Leads Officers to Lab
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday September 17, 2014

Law enforcement agencies have many tools at their disposal to fight crime.

Manion And Bartle New Owners, Publishers Of Sullivan Independent News
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

The Sullivan, St. Clair, Bourbon Area Family Shopper Inc. doing business as the Sullivan Independent News would like to announce that Jennifer Manion and James Bartle are the new co-owners and co-publishers of the Sullivan Independent News. The change in ownership and publishers come following the passing of former owner and publisher Kathleen Abell Manion […]

SULLIVAN FIREFIGHTERS PARTICIPATE IN CLIMB.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Outbreak Of Respiratory Illness Hitting Children Not Reported Here In Our Area As Of Today
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

By James B. Bartle It may be here and officials just haven’t received documentation thus far but the enterovirus 68 or EV-D68 respiratory virus, first discovered in the 1960’s, has not made it to Franklin County or Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan Emergency Room at this point. The EV-D68, the virus which is believed to have struck […]

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

The Sullivan Police Department made 14 arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of Sept. 1-7. This week’s arrests were: Sept. 3; Michael S. Weber, 27, was arrested on the charge of alleged driving while suspended and a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the original charge of […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

The Sullivan Fire District reported 17 alarms for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 7. Aug. 30: 11:03 p.m., 323 Jones St., #38, ambulance assist, cancelled. Aug. 31: 8:02 a.m.., 323 Jones St., #38, ambulance assist. Aug. 31: 8:18 a.m., I-44 at the 237 mm E/B, vehicle accident, cancelled. Aug. 31: 8:51 p.m., 43 Pine Ridge […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

The Missouri Highway Patrol, Troop C, made 23 arrests in Franklin County for the week of Sept. 1-7. This week’s arrests were: Sept. 1; Bradley J. Kimbler, 28, Washingotn, was arrested on a Washington Police warrant for larceny. Kimbler was held at the Washington jail. Sept. 2; Clinton E. LaFrance, 46, Telare, CA, was arrested […]

County Man Injured Tuesday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

A Franklin County man received minor injuries following a single vehicle accident on Route N, south of West Linda Lane in Franklin County Tues., Sept. 2, at 10:32 a.m. The accident occurred when Timothy J. Blue, 25, Robertsville, operating a southbound 2000 GMC Jimmy, traveled off the west side of the roadway. Blue overcorrected the […]

St. Clair Man Fatally Injured Friday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

A St. Clair man was fatally injured in a single vehicle accident on the North Service Rd., one-tenth of a mile west of Route 30, Fri., Sept. 5, at 3:25 a.m. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Phillip J. Sprock, 44, St. Clair, operating an eastbound 2008 Chevrolet Silverado, failed to […]

Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole Tuesday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

A Union woman received minor injuries after her vehicle exited a Franklin County roadway and struck a utility pole Tues., Sept. 2, at 10 p.m. The accident occurred on West Springfield Rd., just north of Anaconda School Rd., when Chellsey N. Harrison, 20, Union, operating a northbound 1999 Toyota Camry, and crossed into the oncoming […]

Motorcycle Accident Injures One Sunday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

A 44-year-old Maryland Heights man received minor injuries following a motorcycle accident Sun., Sept. 7, on eastbound Route YY, just west of North Lane in Franklin County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:25 p.m. when Brian H. Goldberg, 44, operating a 2003 Motoroam V11, traveled off the right side of […]

Lake Creek Bridge at Dutzow Open
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Both lanes on the new Lake Creek Bridge on Highway 47 near Dutzow in Warren County were open to traffic as of 9 a.m. Tuesday.

UPDATE: Victim Declines Prosecution in Assault at Lake Thunderbird
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

UPDATED: A 30-year-old man who was assaulted by another man during a dispute Sunday evening told investigators that he doesn't want to prosecute.

Task Force Nabs Three for Drugs
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

Two men arrested Thursday, Sept. 4, by narcotics officers are facing felony and misdemeanor drug charges in the future, authorities said.

Door: Vote Recount On ‘Right to Farm’ Goes Over Smoothly
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door said the county recount of the “right to farm” amendment went over very well.

St. Clair sophomore fatally struck on Hwy. 30
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

ST. CLAIR, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri teenager has died after being hit by a car while waiting at the end of his driveway for a school bus.

Beer can, tire tracks lead to arrest
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

FRANKLIN COUNTY - During the morning of August 11, deputies responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Virginia Mines road outside of St. Clair in reference to a burglary.   A substantial amount of

Electrical Panel Fire Shuts Down Rawlings Warehouse
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

An electrical fire Wednesday at Rawlings Sporting Goods, Washington, forced the warehouse to close for 2 1/2 hours.

Children’s Services Study To Be Released Next Month
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

A local taxpayer-funded agency that provides funding for children’s services, such as counseling and bullying prevention, will release the findings of a needs assessment next month after the board of

County 911 Project Goes Out for Bid
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

After initially questioning the need to purchase a new 911 communication tower for the sheriff’s office, Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer this week voted with the two other commissioners

Robertsville Retreat Seeks Amended CUP
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The National Association of Inter-Cultural Family Mission (NAICFM) is requesting a change to its conditional use permit

R-XI Officials Discuss MSIP Score, Report
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The phone blast, email and text messages sent out about the Union School District’s special board meeting Wednesday night worked.

Principal Evaluations Are Now Under Way in District — New System Being Used This Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

Administrators in the Washington School District will be evaluated under a new system this year.

Mercy Attracts Nephrologist To Practice in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

One in three American adults is at risk for developing kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation. High blood pressure and diabetes are two of the leading causes.

Man Pleads Guilty to Exploiting Elderly
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

A former Rosebud resident pleaded guilty to the financial exploitation of the elderly and felony stealing.

Septic Sewage Blamed For Treatment Plant Odor
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The Washington sewer department is hoping a change in the process at the wastewater treatment plant will result in fewer odor issues.

Catholics Here Respond To Annual Catholic Appeal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The Most Rev. Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, announced Friday the results of the 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal.

Commission Sets Tax Rates
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The Franklin County Commission set the 2014 property tax rates Tuesday.