Area News

Lutheran South Walks Off Against Lady Eagles
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

By Ryan Storz Just two outs from a comeback victory in their season opener, Sullivan let one get away Saturday against Lutheran South. Sullivan led 6-5 with one out in the seventh when Kara Mackenzie hit a ground ball deep in the hole to shortstop Aubrey Daniel. Lutheran South’s Abigail George, who had been standing […]

MU Extension Conference For Farm Women Set For Sept. 11-12
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

A University of Missouri Extension agriculture business conference for women is set for Sept. 11-12 at Windermere Conference Center at the Lake of the Ozarks. Keynote speakers are Katie Dilse, Farm & Ranch Guide’s 2014 Country Woman of the Year, and Texas A&M agriculture economist Jason Johnson. Topics include a crop and livestock marketing outlook, […]

Maverick 4-H demonstrated a Pork presentation
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Margaret Mae Leake
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Margaret Mae Leake, age 80, baptized into the hope of Christ’s resurrection, entered into rest Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Life Care Center of Sullivan, Missouri. She was born on November 8, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of the late Peyton and Leota (Austill) Pearson. On November 15, 1952, she was united in marriage to Ira L. […]

Janet Sue Helmig
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Janet Sue Helmig, 67, of Owensville, MO  passed away on Monday, August 17, 2015, at St. Claire Hospital in Fenton. Janet was born in St. Louis on March 12, 1948, to the late Thomas and Mary (Coleman) Valley. On February 22, 1969 in Linn she was united in marriage to Tonie D. Helmig. She was […]

Honoring Our Veterans
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class “Bob” Reichardt By Kelly Rose Since his father’s name was also Charles, Charles Robert Reichardt goes by “Bob.” He grew up in Catawissa and  was 17 when he quit going to school and joined the navy. “I joined the Navy because my brother was in the Navy,” he said speaking […]

Spring Bluff School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

We Would Like To Welcome Three New Teachers Mrs. Denbow, Mrs. Shockley, And Mrs. Tutterrow.

Spring Bluff School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Book Fair And Open House The Scholastic Book Fair will open Fri., Sept. 4 and run through Fri., Sept. 11. It will also be open during the Grandparents’ Open House on Thursday evening,Sept. 10. The book fair will be held in the library and will be open before and after school.  Off To A Great Start 

Senior Center Birthday’s and Anniversary
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Franklin County Marriage Licenses
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Marriage licenses issued from the office of Jennifer L. Metcalf, Franklin  County Recorder of Deeds. Shawn Michael Warner and Jessica Marie Dimaya, both of Union; Benjamin Joseph Schmittler, of Labadie and Stephanie Rose Boehm, of Washington; Dustin Nathaniel Toelke and Stephanie Lynn Turner, both of Union; Michael Gregory York and Jamie Lynn Graham, both of […]

Union Police “Coffee With a Cop” is Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Monday August 31, 2015

The next “Coffee With a Cop” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Union Hardee’s. 

Police Seek Help Locating Missing 14-Year-Old Girl
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 30, 2015

Union police are asking for help in locating a  14-year-old girl.

Preservation Commission Announces New Award for Historically Accurate Designs
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 30, 2015

The Washington Historic Preservation Commission now has a way to recognize new construction that pays tribute to the historic aspect of Washington.

Concrete Plant Rezone to Be Voted On Next Week — Lawsuit May Be Filed if Rezoning Approved
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 30, 2015

A contentious proposal to rezone land in Gray Summit for a concrete plant may go to court if the Franklin County Commission approves the matter next week.

Riverfront Access Closing Monday for Asphalt Work
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 30, 2015

A project to construct a new pedestrian sidewalk crossing the railroad tracks at Lafayette Street should be completed early next week.

Transportation Grants Awarded By Commission
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 30, 2015

The Franklin County Commission this week awarded special grant funds it allocates annually to local communities.

Aldermen Approve Property Tax Rate
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

Aldermen set the property tax rate for the coming year with a slight increase.

Houseman to Give Talk on Life, Trial of Accused Murderer
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

The life and trial of a Catawissa woman accused of murdering 17 people will be the topic of a talk at the Pacific Scenic Regional Library.

Mattress Mark’s Now Open in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

A new mattress store, Mattress Mark’s, has opened its doors in Washington, at 1035 Washington Square.

Downtown Group Awarded Grant for Fall Festival of Arts
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

Downtown Washington Inc. has received a $2,500 grant from the Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) for its upcoming Fall Festival of the Arts & Crafts event to be held in September.

French Gerleman Branch Marks 15th Anniversary
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

French Gerleman, an independent distributor of automation, electrical supply, datacom, power transmission and safety products, announced the 15th anniversary of its Washington branch.

Speeding Puts Kids in Danger
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

A resident’s complaint of vehicles speeding at the intersection of Western Avenue and Rose Lane which are putting children in danger, triggered a discussion on the city’s sign practices.

Partnership to Assist With Rodeon Will Help Organize, Promote It
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

After seeing a deficit of $15,515 in the operation of the Iron Horse Rodeo last year, city officials turned to the Pacific Partnership to help organize and stage the 2015 rodeo.

Parks Crews Maintaining New Riverfront Property
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

City crews are starting maintenance work at the new riverfront property west of Stafford Street.

ECC Fall Enrollment Down Significantly
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

Though official enrollment numbers won’t be compiled for several weeks, officials at East Central College expect a sharp decline in both enrollment and credit hours students are taking this fall.

Supervisor: City Workers Should Take All Samples
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

The city’s water and street department supervisor wants aldermen to change their plan to seek bids from outside contractors to take samples of sewer water for testing.

ACT Scores Again Above Averages at Washington High School
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

ACT scores for the Washington High School Class of 2015 are again above state and national averages, according to results released this week.

Officials Consider Building Waste Transfer Station — After City Landfill Closes
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

With a little more than three years of life left at the Washington Landfill, city officials are actively looking at alternative ways to dispose of trash.

Appointed Franklin County Commissioner Plans to Run for Seat
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

Second District County Commissioner Jeff Maune, who was appointed by the governor to fill out the remainder of a term, said Thursday that he plans to seek election to the office in 2016.

Sullivan Again Extends Pact With Menard Inc.
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015

The Sullivan Board of Aldermen recently approved the eighth amendment of the purchase and sale agreement with Menard Inc. The extension is until Oct. 1.