Area News

Letter to Editor
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

Dear Editor: There is so much negative news stories about our brave police officers here in the United States that I wanted to let as many people as possible know about an amazing young police officer from your police department in Bourbon. On Sun., Dec. 7 at around 4 p.m., I was side-swiped by an […]

Letter to Editor
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

Dear Editor: As a former resident of Bourbon, MO, I enjoy staying in touch with hometown news by way of the Sullivan Independent News to which I have maintained a subscription since moving to Raleigh, NC in 1977. I was especially delighted with the article on Reid Stevens in the Veterans’ section of the Dec. […]

Red Cattle Books Available
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

The Crawford County Extension Office is pleased to once again provide area livestock producers with the pocket-sized red cattle record-keeping books, according to Pat Snodgrass, Crawford County Extension Program Director. Cattle producers rely on and record data on calving information, weight records, herd health, calving ease scoring, pasture usage, performance measures, breeding records and much […]

Spring Bluff School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

         

Sullivan Primary School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

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Glenda Mae Caldwell
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

Glenda Mae Caldwell of Sullivan,Missouri passed away on Tuesday at the age of67 years,one month and 22 days. Glenda was born October 17,1947 at Gerald, Missouri to the late Roy and Verna (Brown) Schweer. She was raised in the Gerald area and later graduated Owensville High School. She had later attained several college hours. Glenda […]

Joseph James
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

It was in February of 1932, Marvin and Opal Larned James welcomed their fourth child,  Joseph Larned James, born February 9, 1932. Growing up on the farm in Maries County, where a full day’s work was expected, didn’t inspire a farming career, but farming and family did however instill a sense of responsibility in young […]

Leatrice Joan Kaufman
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

Leatrice Joan Kaufman of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2014 at the age of 82 years, six months and six days. Joan, as she was known by her family and friends, was born in St. Louis, MO on June 3, 1932.  She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Henrietta (Hobbs) […]

Bookmobile Schedule
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

Tues., Jan. 6 9 a.m.-11:15 a.m. – Strain-Japan Elementary 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Japan Community 12 p.m.-1 p.m. – Lunch and travel time 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. – Spring Bluff Community  

December’s Community Dinner
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

December’s community dinner at Grace United Methodist Church will be Sun., Dec. 28, from 4-5 p.m. The menu includes ham and beans, slaw, cornbread and fruit. Requests for meals can be made by calling the church at 468-6010 or Donna McKellips at 468-4769 by Tues., Dec. 23. All are welcome to join us for dinner or […]

Man Dies From Injuries Suffered in Crash With Tractor-Trailer
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 21, 2014

Washington police said a Franklin County man died Sunday night from injuries he suffered that morning in a crash with a tractor-trailer on Highway 100 at Southpoint Road.

Franklin County Insurance to Rise Almost 10 Percent
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 21, 2014

Franklin County will see a 9.75 percent increase in its health insurance costs next year, according to officials.

Parks Department Eyeing New Mower, Enclosed Trailer
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington Park Board gave the go-ahead to move forward with plans to buy a new mower and trailer for the parks department.

Parents File Civil Lawsuit In Son’s Death
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The family of a St. Clair teen who was killed when he was struck by a speeding car on Highway 30 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of the car and three other men who allegedly were

School Board OKs Mutual Aid Agreement for County Safety Director
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington School Board Wednesday night unanimously signed off on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for school crisis participation and response mutual aid with Franklin County.

ECC Earns Accreditation For Its Music Programs
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

East Central College recently earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

New Technology Will Assist Sheriff’s Office Investigations
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Identifying suspects and deceased people may be easier now that the county commission approved the purchase this week of a field fingerprint reader for the sheriff’s office.

District Receives Clean Audit Report
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington School District received an “unmodified rating” or clean rating on its annual audit.

Ameren Missouri Installs New Clean Air Equipment
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

New clean air equipment has been installed at the Labadie Energy Center in Franklin County, demonstrating Ameren Missouri’s commitment to improving air quality and being a good steward of the environm

Two ‘Innovative’ Teen Counseling Programs Planned
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Two new programs are being established in Franklin County to help teens get counseling for alcohol and drug abuse as well as other issues in their lives.

WHS Athletic Association Will Host Alumni Night
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington High School Athletic Association will host its first alumni night at a home basketball game this season.

East Central to Administer Adult Education Classes
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Adult education classes that have been offered by the South Central Missouri Literacy Council will be administered by East Central College beginning in January 2015.

Statewide Texting and Driving Ban Needed, Griesheimer Says
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

A statewide texting-while-driving ban is needed, Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer said this week.

Sheriff’s Office Joining in Holiday DWI Crackdown
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

From now through New Year’s Day, Franklin County deputies will wage a crackdown on holiday drunk driving offenders. 

Plan Board Approves CUP For Dredging Operation
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

By unanimous vote, the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission awarded a conditional use permit to a proposed dredging operation near St. Clair.

Crawford County recount confirms Bernstein winner
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

STEELVILLE - A recount of Nov. 4, 2014 ballots cast for associate circuit court judge in Crawford County confirms a win for incumbent Scott Bernstein. The recount, which took place on Thursday, was tr

St. Clair Chamber to Honor Citizens
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Because of an earlier banquet date, the deadline for the St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce to receive nominations for its various awards has been moved up to just after the new year.

Dierker Not in Violation Of Ethics Law
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Missouri Ethics Commission has found that St. Clair Assistant City Administrator Travis Dierker has not violated conflict of interest laws as alleged by a former city employee and her husband.

Obama Signs St. Clair Airport Closure Bill
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

President Barack Obama on Thursday afternoon signed into law the bill that allows the St. Clair Regional Airport to close.

Incumbents File for City Offices
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 19, 2014

Each incumbent aldermen filed for re-election the first week filing opened.