Area News

Man Arrested After Allegedly Shooting Wife In Bourbon Tuesday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

A man is in custody after his wife claimed he shot her at a Bourbon residence Tuesday night. Authorities apprehended the suspect Wednesday as he was leaving his house, carrying survival gear to his vehicle. The suspect’s name is being withheld pending formal charges by the prosecuting attorney. According to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, […]

Man Arrested, Charged After Firing Gun At Tractor Trailer
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

A Sullivan man accused of firing a gun at a tractor trailer parked at Flying J Tuesday night has been arrested and charged with with first-degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action, second-degree domestic assault and unlawful use of a weapon. Andrew S. Gibson, 21, Sullivan, is being held on a $100,000 bond. Police […]

Update on Flying J Shooting
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

 On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 Officers of the Sullivan Police Department responded to the Flying J Truck Stop for a report of a person shooting a gun. Upon arrival, officers determined that Andrew Scott Gibson ( a 21 year old white male from Sullivan) had an argument with a 34 year old male and a […]

KTUI Radio To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Live Remote February 12
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

KTUI Radio will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a live remote in Sullivan, MO on Fri., Feb. 12. The event runs from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Northside Reception Hall, 205 N. Clark, and will be broadcast live on KTUI AM and Fidelity Channel 95. The public is invited to come by for refreshments […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report – Franklin County
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop C, Franklin County, reported 20 arrests for the week of Feb. 1-7, 2016. This week’s arrests were: Feb. 1; Dennis D. Determan, 24, Wood River IL, was arrested on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear-speeding. Determan was held on bond at the Franklin County jail. Feb. 2; […]

Honoring Our Military-Honoring Our Military
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

By Kelly Alexander According to Tonya Hall, it doesn’t take a special person to live the kind of life she lives. To her it’s just how life is when you’re married to a military man. Her “roll with the punches” attitude is presumably just a small part of why Hall was nominated for and voted […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

The Sullivan Fire Safety District reported 11 alarms for the week of Feb. 1-7. Feb. 1: 4:24 p.m., 114 Brewer Rd., brush fire. Feb. 2: 6:41 p.m., 335 S. Olive St., shed fire. Feb. 2: 7:04 p.m., Indian Hill Dr., structure fire. Feb. 4: 12:17 p.m., E. springfield and Hwy. 185, vehicle accident. Feb. 4: […]

BHS Menus Feb. 10-16
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

Breakfast Wednesday- Yogurt, cinnamon toast, applesauce. Thursday- Fruit smoothie, bagel, pineapple. Friday-No School. Monday-No School. Tuesday-Biscuits & gravy, sausage, pears. Cereal, fruit, and toast are offered as daily alternate. Lunch Wednesday- Cheeseburger or hotdog on a bun, oven fries, baked beans, applesauce. Thursday- Early out. Popcorn chicken or grilled cheese, tomato soup, mixed green salad, […]

BES And BMS Menus Feb. 10-16
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

Breakfast Wednesday- Yogurt, cinnamon toast, applesauce. Thursday- Fruit smoothie, bagel, pineapple. Friday-No School. Monday-No School. Tuesday-Biscuits & gravy, sausage, pears. Cereal, fruit, and toast are offered as daily alternate. Lunch Wednesday- Cheeseburger or hotdog on a bun, oven fries, baked beans, applesauce. Thursday- Early out. Popcorn chicken or grilled cheese, tomato soup, mixed green salad, […]

Bourbon Senior Center Activities Feb. 10-16
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016

Wed.-Walking exercise.Ash Wednesday. Gun and Home safety presentation with Paul Crow from Cuba.Thurs.- Valentine’s Day dinner. Fri.-Game Day. Mon.- Live music. US President’s Day, center is open. Foot clinic. Tues. – Bingo.

Crews Battle House Fire Tuesday Afternoon
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Washington Fire Department crews responded to a fire at 1141 N. Park Drive shortly before 1:45 p.m.

Maniaci Begins Job As New City Planner
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 07, 2016

Washington native Sal Maniaci took the helm this week as the new Washington city planner.

Appeal Board’s Denial of Permit for Rehab Facilityn On Property Near Dutzow
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 07, 2016

A ruling by the Warren County Planning and Zoning Commission on a proposed drug and alcohol treatment facility is being appealed.

Franklin County Recycling Under New Ownership
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Brothers Jeff and Bruce Gardner have taken over the former Franklin County Recycling facility, located at 6365 Bluff Road, Washington.

353 Corporation To Sell 4.2-Acre Tract to City
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The Washington 353 Redevelopment Corporation has agreed to sell a tract of land off Westlink Industrial Drive to the city.

Suspect Crashes Stolen Jeep, Flees Into Woods
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Authorities were continuing their search for a man who fled on foot after crashing a stolen vehicle off Highway O.

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Four Trucks
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is looking for some new half-ton pickup trucks.

Eight County Cars Declared Surplus
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Eight county-owned vehicles were deemed surplus and will be traded in.

City to Buy Chlorination Equipment
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Washington is taking the final step toward permanent chlorination of the city’s water supply.

Group Proposes Changes To Scholarship Program
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Local school officials don’t know what to make of a group pushing the Missouri Legislature to reconsider how it awards Bright Flights scholarships.

Feds Investigating Death at Union Plant
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

A federal labor agency is investigating the death of a man that occurred while he was working at a Union industry.

‘Uptick’ in Crime Due To Drug Use — Police Chief Says
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Washington’s police chief says an increase in certain crimes last year is drug-related.

St. Clair to Consider New Sick Leave Policy Alternative
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

St. Clair’s administration has offered a second alternative to its proposed sick leave policy and has asked the board of aldermen to review it and be prepared to discuss it later this month.

Attending Angels Gets EEZ Benefits
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The old Pizza Shack restaurant building is expected to have a new tenant in the near future after the St. Clair Board of Aldermen on Monday unanimously approved an application for Enhanced Enterprise

Lonedell Woman Killed in Crash On Highway 47
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

A Lonedell woman was killed in a four-car crash Thursday after the car she was driving crossed the centerline of Highway 47 south of Union.

Brune: Heroin Still on the Rise in Union
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

There was an increase in some stealing categories in Union last year, likely because of heroin addiction in the area.

Missourian News Staff Wins 10 AP Awards
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The Missourian news staff received 10 awards for photojournalism and newswriting in the 2015 Missouri Associated Press Managing Editors contest.

Former Owner Of Sears Store Here Indicted — Charged With Embezzlement
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The former owner of the Sears store in Washington has been indicted on charges that she embezzled about $400,000 from the parent company.

School Board Approves New Farmland Lease For Its Property Off Highway 100
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

Local farmer Todd Geisert will continue to lease farmland off Highway 100 east from the Washington School District.

Park, Recreation Fees to Be Sent to Council Soon
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The culmination of three years of work setting and adjusting parks department rates and fees will soon be sent to city council for its approval.