Area News

Cuba Man Charged In Theft At Jim’s Motors
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

A Cuba man has been charged with felony theft and first-degree property damage. Cody C. Walters Bridgeman, 20, is being held on a $55,000 bond. Bridgeman is accused of two burglaries at Jim’s Motors in March and April. According to the probable cause statement, living quarters horse trailers containing flat-screen televisions and stereo systems had […]

Double Fatality On Highway 185
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Two people were killed in a crash on Highway 185 south Tuesday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2005 Dodge Neon driven by Jason E. Stewart, 38, Sullivan, was passing a vehicle when he struck a 1996 Ford Ranger driven by Kathleen Freeman, 65, Sullivan. Freeman’s vehicle traveled off the right side […]

Meramec Community Fair Queen’s Scholarship Program
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Registration for the 2015 Meramec Community Fair Queen’s Scholarship Program is in full swing until May 29. The young lady chosen as Meramec Community Fair Queen will receive a $500 cash scholarship along with other gifts and will represent the Meramec Community Fair at the Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant in August. This is the […]

Gospel Night At The Meramec Community Fair
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

The tradition continues on Wednesday evening, June 24 with the annual Gospel Music concert kicking off the Meramec Community Fair. The admission is free. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the talents of The Bowling Family and Final Authority from 7 p.m. through 9 p.m. Golf carts will be provided to transport persons between the […]

Brake For Seat Belts Sullivan Police Department To Participate In Click It Or Ticket Enforcement
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Police Department will be joining with statewide law enforcement May 18-31 for an aggressive “Click It or Ticket” mobilization to crack down on Missouri’s seat belt violations. Six out of 10 people killed in Missouri traffic crashes are unbuckled. And even with all the advancements in automobile safety and education on the importance of seat […]

Drivers Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

An accident on U.S. 50 at Route HH occurred on Fri., May 15 at 8 a.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Mary C. Gillam, 83, St. Clair, operating a 2014 Kia Sorento, failed to yield to a 2012 Honda Accord, operated by Charles G. Baumgartner, 46, of Union. The […]

S. 185 Crash Leads To Injury And Arrest
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an accident on southbound Hwy. 185, north of Horton Rd. that occurred on the afternoon of Sat., May 16. According to the report filed, Skylor C. Adkins, 21, Leslie, operating a 2000 Ford F150, was traveling too fast on a curve, traveled up the right side of the roadway […]

Two-Bike Crash, Three Injured With One Arrested On Saturday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

An accident involving two motorcycles occurred on N. Oak Tree Lane, half a mile south of Clearview Road in Franklin County on Sat., May 16 at 8:15 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Theodore A. Menke, 28, Union, was traveling southbound on N. Oak Tree Lane and crossed the […]

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

The Sullivan Police Department made eleven arrests for the week of May 11-17. This week’s arrests were: May 13; Tasha N. Burns, 32, Rolla, was arrested on a Sullivan Police warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the original charge of stealing/shoplifting. Burns was held at Sullivan Jail on $778.20 bond. May 13; […]

Senior Injured In I-44 Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

An accident on the westbound I-44 at the 226 mile marker, Thurs., May 14 left one senior driver with injuries. According to the report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Sharon K. Giboney, 72, Springfield, traveled off the left side of the roadway. Giboney over -corrected and re-entered the roadway, […]


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