Area News

Sullivan Walgreens Senior Day & Customer Appreciation Day
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

On Tuesday, July 7th Sullivan Walgreens will be having a Customer Appreciation Day and Senior Day. Customer Appreciation Day will be from 9 a.m. until noon and Senior Day will be a all day long event. There will be chances to win prizes. Sullivan Walgreens is located at 6 East Springfield, Sullivan.

Car Runs Off Highway A; Two Women Rescued
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Washington emergency crews responded to a one-car crash Wednesday morning on Highway A near John Hall Lumber and Summer Hills Lane.

No New Word on Chamber Director’s Job
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors President Charlene Saling told members there is nothing new to report in regards to a new executive director for the organization.

Weinhold Takes Reins as Superintendent
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

An immediate goal of new Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold is to continue to reduce class sizes in the Union R-XI District.

All Businesses Have Licenses Within St. Clair City Limits
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

There now are no businesses in St. Clair operating without a current, 2015 license.

Union Fire District 125th Anniversary Is July 18
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

The Union Fire Protection District has several events planned for its 125th anniversary celebration.

Man Arraigned on Federal Charges
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

A suspected ringleader in a major Franklin County auto theft ring was indicted by a federal grand jury this week for gun and drug-related offenses.

Planners: Additional Information Needed on Street Vacation
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

Members of the St. Clair Planning and Zoning Board want a couple of questions answered before they decide whether or not to recommend a requested street vacation to the board of aldermen.

Sun, Moon Tuesday Night
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

These photos were taken Tuesday, June 30.

Pedestrian Fatally Injured Near Family Motor Inn
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

A 41-year-old Euless, Texas man was fatally injured Sunday, June 28, while walking westbound in the eastbound lane of the North Service Road According to Sullivan Police the incident occurred at 11:18 p.m. when the Texas man was walking westbound in the eastbound lane of the North Service Rd. when Kylene Brant, 36, Sullivan, operating […]

Police Seek Help In Identifying Suspect
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

Washington police are asking for the public's help to identify a man suspected of stealing a musical instrument from a Fifth Street business.

Neighbors Help Deputies Nab Burglars
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

Franklin County deputies arrested two men and a woman suspected of breaking into a home in the Robertsville area early Tuesday morning.

Man Charged With Third DWI
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

A Cuba man is charged with felony driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for his third offense on June 16. According to the probable cause statement, Timothy M. Haynes, 53, flunked a field sobriety test. Told he was under arrest, Haynes allegedly threw up his hands and said, “I’m not going back to prison.” […]

Franklin County Marriage Licenses
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  Marriage licenses issued from the office of Jennifer L. Metcalf, Franklin  County Recorder of Deeds. Seth William Vollmer and Caitlin Ann Henke, both of Union; Eric Bruce Jacobs and Jocelyn Genevieve Montgomery, both of Union; Mark Anthony Hartzell and Amanda Jo Green, both of Union; Charles Russel Miller and Sherry Renee Herrington, both of […]

Announcement Of Engagement
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

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Sullivan Man Drowns While Attempting To Cross Flooded Roadway In Vehicle June 16
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  By James B. Bartle A 60-year-old Sullivan man lost his life on Tuesday night, June 16, while attempting to cross a flooded roadway on Hamilton Hollow Rd., just 200 ft. east of Sleepy Hollow Rd. in Washington County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when John P. Lyons, 60, Sullivan, operating […]

Ninth Annual Sullivan Junior Fire Academy Trains 33 Young Firefighters
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

By James B. Bartle In what has been a shining star across the state of Missouri, the Sullivan Fire Protection District ninth annual Junior Firefighter Academy concluded following five days and fifty hours of training for each young firefighter. The SFPD holds the only Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office certified program that included some 20-plus […]

Sullivan Senior Center Adds More Bingo
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  It seems the most popular activity for Senior Citizens these days is Bingo!  The Sullivan Senior Center plays Bingo three times a week; Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday afternoon, Friday mornings and now we are adding a fourth day. Beginning the first Thursday in July, there will be “Grand Coverall Bingo” scheduled every Thurs. at 12:15 […]

Hwy. 8 Crash Leaves Teen Injured
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a wreck on Hwy. 8, approximately 10 miles west of Steelville occurring on Friday afternoon, June 19, that left the driver with injury. According to the report, Bridgette S. Proctor, 19, Hallsville, operating a  2006 Suzuki Forenza, failed to negotiate a curve and began sliding before traveling of […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 7 arrests for the week of June 15-21. This week’s arrests were: June 16; Cory M. Foster, 24, Ballwin, was arrested for driving while intoxicated-DWI. Foster was held at the Franklin County Jail. June 16; Gregory M. Frederick, 30, Union, was arrested for driving while intoxicated-DWI. Frederick was […]

Pacific Man Dies in Highway 100 Crash
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2015

A Franklin County man died Monday afternoon when his vehicle crashed on Highway 100 east of Gray Summit.

St. Clair Man Dies in Friday Crash
Missourian — Posted on Monday June 29, 2015

A St. Clair man was killed on Friday morning when he was involved in a one-vehicle accident on Mill Hill Road east of the city.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church at Sunset
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 28, 2015

This photo was taken Sunday evening, June 28, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Washington. 

Report Cards to Change for Two Grades
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 28, 2015

A new report card will be issued this year for kindergarten and first-grade students in the Washington School District.

City Planning on Doing Own Asphalt Trench Work
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 28, 2015

After bids for asphalt trench repairs came in higher than expected, the Washington City Council decided to do the work with city crews.

ECC Explores Offering Classes in Hermann Area
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 28, 2015

East Central College officials are exploring offering classes in the Hermann community, ECC president Dr. Jon Bauer told trustees during the June board meeting.

County Permit Fee Hike Not Showing Revenue Spike
Missourian — Posted on Sunday June 28, 2015

Franklin County Building Department permit fee increases that took effect this year are not showing a clear revenue spike.

District Buying Electronic Resources for Curriculumn As It Moves to Digital Environment
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 27, 2015

As the Washington School District transitions to a digital learning environment, more electronic resources are needed, officials said.

Marthasville Denies Security Camera in Meeting Chambersn Mayor Casts Tie-Breaking Vote
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 27, 2015

Marthasville Mayor David Lange broke a tie to prevent a video camera inside the city hall meeting room.

Bigfoot Plans to Move Headquarters to Pacific
Missourian — Posted on Saturday June 27, 2015

Bigfoot 4X4, the original monster truck, is moving its headquarters to Pacific.