Area News

Recovery of 4 ATV’s In Robertsville That Had Been Stolen From Robertsville & Villa Ridge Area
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Franklin County sheriff’s deputies arrested two man Monday in the investigation of four stolen ATVs from the Robertsville and Villa Ridge areas. David Whitaker, 39, Villa Ridge, is one of the two suspects. Whitaker has been charged with two counts of motor vehicle theft and two counts of receiving stolen property. His bond has been […]

State of Missouri Endangered Person Advisory
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

The Union Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at St. Louis City, 08302015.   Missing Is: Isabella Noelle Lavalle, a white female, age 14   Vehicle Information: Gold Chrysler 300, Missouri registration, numerics unknown   Possible Suspects or Associates are believed to be:   Shalaco Jones, […]

Additional Charges Filed Against Inmate Accused Of Threatening To Kill Deputy
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Additional charges have been filed against a man who allegedly threatened to kill a Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputy Aug. 20 while being processed in jail. Steven R. Volner, 20, had a loaded gun in his shorts. He told the deputy that he could have and should have killed him, then said he would remember the […]

Sullivan Fair Parade Winners
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

St. Anthony’s Festival
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Sullivan Bowl And Family Fun Center Working On Massive Renovation
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

By James B. Bartle In a facility that was originally built in 1961, the Sullivan Bowling Alley, now known as Sullivan Bowl and Family Fun Center, has recently undergone a massive renovation that to this very day is still continuing. Owner Ed Ockrassa and the building’s owners have invested a tremendous amount of money to […]

Local Student Participates In 76th Session Of Missouri Boys State
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Jordan Mitchell Sego participated in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 13-20 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Sego was selected based on his leadership,  citizenship, academics, and character during his junior year at Sullivan High School. Boys State is a pure democracy in that all citizens may […]

Board Approves Ordinances And Appointments Tuesday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

By James B. Bartle The Sullivan City Council met in open session on Tues., Aug. 18, approving a number of ordinances, that included and extension on the Menard, Inc. property purchase, and the reappointment of several individuals to the Industrial Development Authority, IDA, Board. The council was informed by City Administrator J.T. Hardy that some […]

The Harney Mansion Will Sponsor Its Annual Heritage Days
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

The Harney Mansion will sponsor its annual Heritage Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 5 and Sun., Sept. 6. This living history event commemorates the Civil War era when General William S. Harney served as commander of the St Louis Arsenal in early 1861. On Saturday, members of the Company M […]

Changes To Fall Sports Schedule
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Due to unforeseen changes, the Independent News’ fall sports calendar contains games, locations and times that do not reflect the updated schedule. The Sept. 1 volleyball game at Waynesville will be at 4 p.m. The Sept. 4 game at home against Whitfield will begin with the freshmen team playing at 4 p.m. and the junior […]


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