Area News

Spring Bluff Pirates -Spotlights Class of 2016
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

My name is Alex, and I love Spring Bluff. I’m going to miss it when I leave. I love coming to school and learning. I will miss recess and the teachers. I love learning science and language. I wish Spring Bluff had a high school or maybe even a college, so in that case, I […]

Spring Bluff Pirates
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

KINDERGARTEN through third grade celebrated the 100th day of school by making 100 foot prints and predicting how far they would go.

Strain-Japan School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Students in grades Kindergarten through Fourth Grade were recently given the opportunity to attend an event just for them. It was sponsored by the Strain-Japan Student Council as a fund raiser for the council. Students were able to play many games such as a basketball shoot, duck pond, putt-putt golf, cup game and cupcake walk. […]

Bookmobile Schedule Tues, Feb. 9
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. St. Clair High School 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Lunch and travel time. 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch and travel time. 12:30 p.m. 2:15 p.m. St. Clair Junior High School

Sullivan Senior Center Menus Feb. 10-16
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Wed.-Ash Wednesday. Lemon baked fish with brown rice pilaf, sugar snap peas, cauliflower with cheese sauce, fruit ambrosia, dinner roll. Thurs.-Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, cream spinach, apricot have’s, bread, whole grain cookie. Fri.-Valentine Party. Pizza, tossed salad, fresh fruit, chocolate chip bar. Mon.-Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, Capri vegetables, Mandarin oranges, whole grain […]

Sullivan Senior Center Activities Feb. 10-16
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Wed.-Ash Wednesday. Music by Eddie, Nancy and spike 10 a.m. Card Bingo by Support Committee 12:15 p.m. Support Committee meets 1:15 p.m. Thurs.-Fun & fitness by Meramec Nursing Center- 10:30 a.m.; Grand coverall bingo at 12:15 p.m. Fri.-Valentine Party. Bingo by Life Care Center at 10:30 a.m. Mon.-Canasta by Shafferkoetter Senior Services at 10 a.m.; […]

Franklin County Marriage Licenses
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Marriage licenses issued from the office of Jennifer L. Metcalf, Franklin County Recorder of Deeds. Brandon Linn Miller, St. Clair, and Randi Rae Fowler, St. Clair; Timothy James Schneidewind, Pacific, and Rebekah Danae Savage, Pacific; Jeremy Todd Holland, Washington, and Sara Ashley Turner, Washington; Steve Lee Cooley, St. Clair, and Andria Lee Mastin, St. Clair; […]

Temple Baptist Church – Gospel “Hoot-N-Nanny”
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Gospel “Hoot-N-Nanny” Friday, February 19, 7 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church, 444 Beeman St., Sullivan, MO

Bonnie Lee Jost Immekus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Bonnie Lee Jost Immekus, of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the age of 74 years. Bonnie was born on January 1, 1942 in Sullivan, MO, to the late Louie and Eva Maud (Schults) Jost. She grew up in the Strain-Japan area and on December 5, 1958, was united in marriage […]

Karen Lee Woods
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Karen Lee Woods, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the age of 74 years. Karen Lee Shaffer was born on May 12, 1941 in Milbank, SD, to the late Glen and Helen (Ustrud) Shaffer. She grew up and attended school in South Dakota moving to California as a teenager. Karen was […]

Washington Fire Crews Respond to Fire
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday February 09, 2016

Washington Fire Department crews responded to a fire at 1141 N. Park Drive shortly before 1:45 p.m.

Maniaci Begins Job As New City Planner
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 07, 2016

Washington native Sal Maniaci took the helm this week as the new Washington city planner.

Appeal Board’s Denial of Permit for Rehab Facilityn On Property Near Dutzow
Missourian — Posted on Sunday February 07, 2016

A ruling by the Warren County Planning and Zoning Commission on a proposed drug and alcohol treatment facility is being appealed.

Franklin County Recycling Under New Ownership
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Brothers Jeff and Bruce Gardner have taken over the former Franklin County Recycling facility, located at 6365 Bluff Road, Washington.

353 Corporation To Sell 4.2-Acre Tract to City
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The Washington 353 Redevelopment Corporation has agreed to sell a tract of land off Westlink Industrial Drive to the city.

Suspect Crashes Stolen Jeep, Flees Into Woods
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Authorities were continuing their search for a man who fled on foot after crashing a stolen vehicle off Highway O.

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Four Trucks
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is looking for some new half-ton pickup trucks.

Eight County Cars Declared Surplus
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Eight county-owned vehicles were deemed surplus and will be traded in.

City to Buy Chlorination Equipment
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Washington is taking the final step toward permanent chlorination of the city’s water supply.

Group Proposes Changes To Scholarship Program
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Local school officials don’t know what to make of a group pushing the Missouri Legislature to reconsider how it awards Bright Flights scholarships.

Feds Investigating Death at Union Plant
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

A federal labor agency is investigating the death of a man that occurred while he was working at a Union industry.

‘Uptick’ in Crime Due To Drug Use — Police Chief Says
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

Washington’s police chief says an increase in certain crimes last year is drug-related.

St. Clair to Consider New Sick Leave Policy Alternative
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

St. Clair’s administration has offered a second alternative to its proposed sick leave policy and has asked the board of aldermen to review it and be prepared to discuss it later this month.

Attending Angels Gets EEZ Benefits
Missourian — Posted on Saturday February 06, 2016

The old Pizza Shack restaurant building is expected to have a new tenant in the near future after the St. Clair Board of Aldermen on Monday unanimously approved an application for Enhanced Enterprise

Lonedell Woman Killed in Crash On Highway 47
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

A Lonedell woman was killed in a four-car crash Thursday after the car she was driving crossed the centerline of Highway 47 south of Union.

Brune: Heroin Still on the Rise in Union
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

There was an increase in some stealing categories in Union last year, likely because of heroin addiction in the area.

Missourian News Staff Wins 10 AP Awards
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The Missourian news staff received 10 awards for photojournalism and newswriting in the 2015 Missouri Associated Press Managing Editors contest.

Former Owner Of Sears Store Here Indicted — Charged With Embezzlement
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The former owner of the Sears store in Washington has been indicted on charges that she embezzled about $400,000 from the parent company.

School Board Approves New Farmland Lease For Its Property Off Highway 100
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

Local farmer Todd Geisert will continue to lease farmland off Highway 100 east from the Washington School District.

Park, Recreation Fees to Be Sent to Council Soon
Missourian — Posted on Friday February 05, 2016

The culmination of three years of work setting and adjusting parks department rates and fees will soon be sent to city council for its approval.