Area News

Resident Appeals Lawsuit Against Commissioners
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

A Villa Ridge man has appealed a lawsuit he filed over Franklin County Commission orders that appointed attorneys.

Four Defendants Are Dismissed
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Four individuals have been dismissed from a wrongful death lawsuit related to a 2010 fatal accident on Augusta Bottom Road in Warren County.

Liquor License for Brewery Approved
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

The Washington City Council approved a liquor license for Michael Winkelmeir.

Collector, Clerk Say They Can’t Divide Extra Money Among Their Employees
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door and Collector of Revenue Linda Emmons each make an additional $12,000 a year on top of their normal salaries for contracts the county has with municipalities for coll

Fees for Trash Collection To Likely Dropn Waste Collected Weekly
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Union residents may see a slight drop in trash collection fees.

City Engineer Resigns After Three Years on Job
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

After three years on the job, Dan Rahn will be leaving his post as Pacific city engineer.

For sale: 2002 Ford F250
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

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City Poised to Sign New Task Force Agreement
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

The city of Union will likely enter into a new agreement with a multi-jurisdictional task force to better consolidate resources.

LEO Appeals BOZA Decision
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

A local environmental group has appealed to Franklin Court Circuit Court a ruling from the county Board of Zoning Adjustment over a coal ash landfill that Ameren Missouri wants to build in Labadie.

Union Police Arrest Suspect in Vehicle Fire
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

A man who allegedly torched a vehicle early Tuesday near downtown Union is in police custody.

High Court to Hear Ameren Landfill Case
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

The Missouri Supreme Court will weigh in on the issue of whether Ameren Missouri is allowed to build a coal ash landfill in Labadie.

Board Upholds Concrete Plant Permit
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 23, 2014

The Franklin County Board of Zoning Adjustment upheld a conditional use permit that would allow a concrete facility near Pacific.

Local Man Hits Pregenant Girlfriend With Car
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

On Monday, July 21st, 2014 at approximately 10:08 pm, officers of the Sullivan Police Department responded to the Super 8 Hotel located at 601 North Service Road West, in Sullivan, for a report of a person struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers learned that David L. Bullock (white male aged 21 from Sullivan) had […]

Man Strikes Pregnant Girlfriend With Car
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A man has been charged with intentionally striking his pregnant girlfriend with a speeding car while she stood outside a Sullivan motel Monday night.

House Fire Sunday Morning
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The Sullivan Fire Department responded to an alarm for a house fire located at 417 S. Park early Sunday morning, July 13. Sullivan Fire was called to the vacant home belonging to Devin Reed at 4:19 a.m. The firefighters arrived on scene at at 4:29 a.m. and were able to bring the fire under control […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 16 arrests for the week of July 7-13. This week’s arrests are: July 7; Nicholas D. Koviak, 31, Battlefield, was arrested on a misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and no seatbelt. Koviak was held at the St. James police department and released on bond. July […]

Man Seriously Injured In Crash On Hwy. 100
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A Washington man was left with serious injuries following an accident that occurred on Hwy. 100 at Route T, Fri., July 11 at 8 a.m. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when a 2005 GMC Sierra driven by Ryan D. Rogh, 49, Washington and traveling north on Route V, failed to yield […]

Union Teen Injured In Accident Sat.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

An accident on Beiker Rd., one mile north of Bethelehem Church Rd., Sat., July 12 at approx. 5:20 p.m. left a Union teen with moderate injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Rebeccah A. Kramer, 18, Union, traveling in a 2008 Ford Fusion, ran off the right side of the […]

Labadie Man Injured In Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A Labadie man was injured in accident that occurred on North Commercial Ave., east of Route TT in Franklin County on Tues., July 8 at 2:15 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Charles W. Ribble, 73, St. Clair, driving an eastbound 2004 Chevy Blazer, attempted to make a left […]

Tractor Overturns On Interstate Tuesday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, an accident on I-44 at the 234.8 mile marker occurred on Tues., July 8 at 2:40 a.m. in Franklin County. Sherman E. Galloway, 71, Avondale, AZ, was operating an eastbound 2012 Kenworth Tractor too fast for conditions and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled off the […]

Hermann Man Fatally Injured In Head-On Collision
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A fatality was the result of an accident that happened on Hwy. 100 west of Bluff Rd. in Franklin County, Wed., July 9 at 3:38 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Timothy E. Dineen, 69, Hermann was traveling eastbound in a 1999 Lincoln Continental and crossed the center line, […]

St. Louis Family Injured In Accident Thursday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A driver suffering a medical condition was injured in an accident on I-44, near mile marker 249, on Thur., July 10 at around 5 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when Steven M. George, 62, St. Louis, operating an eastbound 2013 Dodge Caravan, suffered a medical condition causing him to […]

R-XI Parents Pleased With District
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Overall, parents of Union R-XI students feel welcome at their child’s school, feel that their child is safe and are respected by teachers, according to the results of a climate survey mailed to distri

Commission Needs More Time to Discuss Rezoning Request
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission needed more time before making a decision on a rezoning request.

Poll Results Split on City Smoking Ban
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

The latest emissourian poll shows people are almost equally divided on St. Clair’s proposed smoking ban.

Post 218 Freshmen Win State Title
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

For the second time in three seasons, the Washington Post 218 Freshman Legion team has earned a state championship.

New Playground Opening July 29
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

The new All-Abilities playground has an opening date.

Street Name Will Follow Business
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

Following the recommendations of its planning and zoning board, St. Clair’s aldermen agreed to change the names of a couple of streets within the city limits.

Highway 47 Closed for Hopewell Hill Project
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

A stretch of Highway 47 at Hopewell Hill will be closed beginning this Friday.

Park Board Backs Annexation Plan
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

Washington added another endorsement to its annexation plan at the meeting of the Washington Park Board.