Area News

District Board Votes To Keep Chief On Paid Administrative Leave
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

By James B. Bartle The future of the Sullivan Fire Protection District being led by Fire Chief Rich White is no closer to being determined than it was on Monday, August 10, when in closed session the Sullivan Fire District Board placed White on paid administrative leave. Chapter two of this ongoing issue continued on […]

Investigation Into Drug Distribution Results In Arrest Of Leasburg Woman
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

A Leasburg woman was arrested Aug. 19 after members of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group, Bourbon Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Franklin County Narcotics Unit and Crawford County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine. Kimberly C. Badger, 28, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute and released […]

Eagles Win On Penalty Kicks In Season Opener
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

Sullivan allowed the game-tying goal with less than a minute left in regulation, but the Eagles came out on top  in penalty kicks to defeat St. Clair 2-1 Wednesday. Brad Jones, who led the Eagles in scoring a year ago, booted the season’s first goal to send Sullivan into intermission leading 1-0. Dylan Eggerding’s goal […]

Sullivan Fly In
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

Third Annual Disability Awareness Country Festival Set For September
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

Fundraiser Goal To See Installation Of Liberty Swing By Kelly Rose Anne Lieber and Christine Duncan are excited! For the Liberty Swing at Campbell-Chapman park has been purchased and with a little bit more help from the community, there is hope to have it installed soon. The Liberty Swing is a device that allows people […]

Man Attempts To Drown Girlfriend In Meramec River
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

‘Floaters Come To Rescue’ By James B. Bartle A Hollister man is behind bars and charged with domestic assault after attempting to drown his girlfriend in the Meramec River, but was stopped by other floaters and assaulted. Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke reported that at 6:16 p.m. Sat., Aug. 15, deputies responded to the area […]

Pedestrian Injured In Downtown Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

By James B. Bartle A 56-year-old Sullivan woman received serious injuries after her vehicle was struck and then she was struck by another vehicle on Main St. near Church St., Wednesday, August 12, at 3:33 p.m. According to Sullivan Police the accident occurred when Kathy L. Nichols, 56, Sullivan, operating a 1996 Chevrolet passenger vehicle […]

Two Arrested In Vehicle Theft
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

On Aug. 13, at approximately 10:16 p.m., deputies overheard radio traffic that Washington Police were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was traveling east on Hwy. 100.  Deputies, east of the pursuit, prepared to deploy spikes along Hwy. 100. However, the vehicle turned on Hwy. V before reaching their location. The vehicle was […]

Truckin’ For Diego Toy Drive
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

Several local individuals are collecting new toys and items to be donated to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in honor and memory of Diego Barch, who recently passed away from cancer. The items being donated must be new and still in original package and include: books, cars, trucks, tractors, Disney/Pixar DVD’s, fleece blankets, Hot Wheels, Legos, […]

Accident Hwy.100 Union Man Injured
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

An accident at Hwy. 100, at  Hwy. T, occurred on Tues., Aug. 1, just after noon, leaving a Union man injured. The Missouri State Highway patrol reported the accident happened when Joel C. Urnes, 45, St. Louis, operating a 2007 Chevrolet Express Van crossed Hwy. 100 from Hwy. V to Hwy. T and failed to […]


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