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For rent: Newly updated home in Sullivan. 3 bdrm., 2 bath
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

For rent: Newly updated home in Sullivan. 3 bdrm., 2 bath. Basement, att. carport, fenced yard. With appliances, all electric. Nice neighborhood, close to school. $725 a month. 314-369-0010 or 314-496-7249. ____________________c24-27

Franklin County Okays 911 Projects Amid Funding Issues
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

While funding concerns have surrounded Franklin County’s 911 emergency communication system, two projects were approved Tuesday.

Pumpkin Palooza This Saturday Downtown
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

An all-day Halloween festival for children and families featuring a candy crawl, pumpkin games, hayrides and even a witchhunt will take place this Saturday in Downtown Washington.

Complaint Filed With Ethics Panel
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

St. Clair resident Bob Fawe, who on Monday for the third straight time during a board of aldermen meeting spoke against how the city conducts its business, has filed a complaint with the Missouri Ethi

St. Clair’s Halloween Party Set for Saturday Afternoon 
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

Boo Bash, St. Clair’s annual Halloween party, will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the small pavilion in Orchard Park.

R-XIV Part of Crisis Training
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

Lonedell R-XIV School District Principal Sue Emmons was part of a 10-member contingent that traveled to Denver, Colo., earlier this month to take part in a special school intruder workshop and forum.

SCHS Honors ‘Thankful’ VIPs
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday October 22, 2014

St. Clair High School’s first quarter Very Important People nominees were encouraged to be thankful when they were recognized last Thursday.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

Sale of River’s Edge Could Jeopardize Its Tax Abatements
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 18, 2014

River’s Edge has recently changed ownership, and is working with the city to keep its eligibility for tax abatements as part of the Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ).

Week 9 Football — Union Edges Hermann, Wins FRC Title
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

Union and Hermann's battle for the Four Rivers Conference title resembled a heavyweight fight.

Week 9 Football — Westminster knocks off Borgia, 35-14
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

The season is not over.

Week 9 Football — Francis Howell North Rallies Past Blue Jays
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

SCANLAN STADIUM — For over a half, the Washington Blue Jays controlled play against the Francis Howell North Knights.

City to Hold Public Hearing Monday on Redevelopment Plan
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

The city of St. Clair will hold a public hearing at 6:45 p.m. Monday.

Staff Sgt. Joshua Schoenhoff body arriving Friday
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The body of one of three airmen who were swept away by high waves as they explored the island of Okinawa, Japan, was arriving Friday afternoon at Lambert-St. Louis International Airpo

Former City Employee Lambastes Board, Mayor
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

A former city employee came before the board of aldermen Monday night questioning the city’s spending, including the need for an accounts payable clerk.

Public Works Continues Line Extension Discussion
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

Washington’s Board of Public Works will continue exploring the possibility of extending water and sewer services south of the city limits.

Iron Horse Rodeo Draws Big Crowd Despite Rain
Missourian — Posted on Thursday October 16, 2014

Despite several days of rain, standing water on the Liberty Park fields and a cold snap, the second annual Iron Horse Rodeo drew crowds of spectators Oct. 10-11.