Area News

Bourbon Senior Center Activities May 4-May 10
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Wed.-Walking exercise, Star Wars Day, Great American Grump Out Day. Thurs.-Games, Cinco de Mayo, National Day of Prayer. Fri.-Game Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Mon.-Live Music. Tues.-Bingo, Peoples Bank BBQ Cuba 4-7 p.m. $8.

Bourbon Senior Center Menus May 4-May 10
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Wed.-Fried/Baked Chicken, broccoli, corn, Poor Boy sandwich, wild rice, pie. Thurs.-Mother’s Day Lunch, Turkey, mixed fruit, peas and carrots, Polish sausage with bun, mashed potatoes and gravy, sauerkraut, cheesecake. Fri.-Croquette, oven-roasted potato, tossed salad, Hamburger, carrots, wheat bun, pudding. Mon.-Honey Lemon Chicken, Oriental blend, roasted cubed potatoes, beef and noodles, pineapple tidbits, chocolate cake. Tues.-Swiss […]

Eagles Win Sixth Straight FRC Title
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

By Ryan Storz Holding off Hermann by six strokes, Sullivan won the Four Rivers Conference tournament Monday at the Sullivan Country Club. Bennett Tiefenbrunn was the tournament champion. Tiefenbrunn carded a 78 and won by three strokes over Hermann’s Matthew Heidger. The Eagles won the tournament for the sixth straight year. Next up was the […]

Spring Bluff Pirates – 8th Grade Class
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

LIZ KELLER PRESENTED a banner for the 8th Grade class in honor of her son, Kaden Keller. Each student was also given a t-shirt.

Spring Bluff Pirates – Spotlights Class of 2016
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

My name is Jasmine. My parents are Todd and Michelle. My siblings are Sierra, Shawn, Amber, Corey, and Holly. I’ve participated in cheerleading at Spring Bluff. My favorite things I like to do outside of school is going to the mall with friends and watching Netflix. The things I’m looking forward to doing in high […]

Spring Bluff Pirates – Spotlights Class of 2016
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

I’m Haley, and I’m an eighth grader a Spring Bluff School. My parents’ names are Michael and Jill, and I have one sister named Addison. I participated in cheer, Club 26, and Science Club at Spring Bluff. My favorite thing about my school and the thing I’ll miss is the small classes. Mrs. Blanton is […]

Sullivan Primary School – Lunch With Leaders
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

ON FRI., APR. 29, 2016 we had our “Lunch With Leaders”. Jenna and Cali were able to have lunch with our Principal, Mrs. Carey and our Assistant Principal, Mrs. Benz. Each week,we have one kindergarten and one first grade class choose a student that they feel deserves this special treat. Students must show good behavior, […]

Sullivan Primary School – Star Leaders
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

WED., APR. 27, 2016. Leland and Trinity were able to call home and tell their families about what an awesome job they have been doing in school! Mrs. Carey and Mrs. Benz are proud to have the opportunity to speak with families about their kids.

Sullivan Elementary School – Lunch With The Principals
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

ON APRIL 20, 2016, SES students had lunch with the principals which was donated by Domino’s pizza for showing good character. The following students are pictured not in this order, Carli, Ryan, Bobby, Cayden, Shaila, Tequilla, Lily, Brianna, Mackynze, Justin, and Franky. Congratulations to these students!

Sullivan Senior Center Activities-May 4-May 10
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 03, 2016

Wed.-Listen to oldies by request with Ron Laird-10 a.m., Card Bingo by Anonymous-12:15 p.m. Thurs.-Fun and fitness with Meramec Nursing Center-10:30 a.m., Craft Day-decorate a Kentucky derby hat-12:15 p.m. Fri.-Mother’s Day Celebration, wear your derby hat, Bingo by Meramec Nursing Center-10:30 a.m., First Friday Jam session for Meals on Wheels-6 to 9 p.m. Mon.-Canasta by […]

City to Host First Pet Vaccination Clinic Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The city of Washington will host vaccination clinics for pets two times in May.

City Council Meets Monday
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The city of Washington is set to enter into a mutual aid agreement with the new Washington Community Fire District.

City Staff, Developers Debate Streets
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The conversation regarding the city’s plans to adopt a comprehensive revision of zoning, subdivision and development codes continued Tuesday night at city hall.

Mike Pigg Elected Mayor Pro Tem
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Mike Pigg, Ward 3 alderman, was re-elected mayor pro tem.

Eckelkamps to Be Honored During Eagle Scout Night
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor L. B. and Bonnie Eckelkamp of Washington Wednesday with the 2016 Soaring Eagle Award at the fifth annual Eagle Scout Recognition Di

Nixon Gives No Hints to Life After Governor
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Gov. Jay Nixon said he won’t distance himself from the state once his second term ends in January.

Religious Freedom Bill Dies in Committee 6-6
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

After weeks of media attention and emotional debate, SJR 39, otherwise known as the Missouri religious freedom bill, is dead after the House Emerging Issues Committee vote ended in a tie, preventing t

Augusta Wine Company Brings Home Gold Medalsn From California Competition
Missourian — Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Augusta Wine Company, which consists of Augusta and Montelle wineries, brought home multiple gold medals from California’s Pacific Rim Wine Competition.

Sheriff Toelke Named Parade Grand Marshal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The top law enforcement official in the county will serve as grand marshal of the Washington Town and Country Fair parade.

Rain Washes Out Road at Bridge Construction Site
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Heavy rain this week halted construction at the Jefferson Street bridge.

County SWAT Team Completes Training
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team recently completed 40 hours of training at the Southeast Missouri SWAT training center in Fredericktown.

Bigfoot Event Draws Large Crowds to City
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Pacific got its first taste of the popularity of the Bigfoot Monster Trucks last Saturday when the firm celebrated its annual open house at its new world headquarters at 2286 Rose Lane.

School Board Favors Bond Issue Proposal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The Washington School Board will hold a special meeting in May to make a final decision on placing a no-tax rate increase bond issue on the August ballot.

Dave Sinclair Hosts Car Crushing Demo
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Monster truck Rammunition roared into Pacific April 23 for a car crushing demonstration at Dave Sinclair Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Flat Creek Bridge Work Will Resume Monday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Motorists should expect nighttime lane closures on Highway 47 in Union as work on the Flat Creek bridge resumes next week.

Traffic Impact Study Needed
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

A traffic study will be the next step in alleviating multiple traffic issues on Highway 47 between Union and St. Clair, but it will come with a hefty price tag.

Mail Delivery To Subdivision Will Be Halted Until Roads Fixed
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The U.S. Postal Service is scheduled to stop mail delivery to the Westwoods subdivision in Lonedell beginning on Monday.

St. Clair Farmers Market Making Plans for a Strong 2016
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

The St. Clair Farmers Market will attempt to attract younger visitors this year as it introduces a new program aimed at children.

Nixon Signs Higher Education Bill at ECC
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon visited East Central College Thursday for a ceremonial signing of House Bill 2003 — the higher education budget for fiscal year 2017.

Cultural Night Held for ELL Students in District
Missourian — Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

English Language Learners (ELL) students in the Washington School District and their families were invited to a special Cultural Night, held April 14 at the high school.