Area News

SULLIVAN AND BOURBON ASSIST CUBA FIRE.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

Sheriff’s Department Suspends Jail Employee
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

On Aug. 21, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Washington Missourian inquiring about a complaint that they had received from a family member of an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Center. The family member stated that the inmate had been given a piece of pizza that contained pepper spray, a substance used by […]

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

The Sullivan Police Department made 15 arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of Aug. 18-24. This week’s arrests were: Aug. 18; Crystal Richards, 28, was arrested for alleged shoplifting at Sullivan Wal-mart, 350 Park Ridge Dr. Richards was later released pending warrants. Aug. 18; Darrel C. Black, 25, was arrested on a […]

Fidelity Donates Time, Money To Get Sullivan Academic Center Online
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

With a helping hand from Fidelity Communications, students attending the Sullivan School District’s new Academic Center on Clark Street will enjoy all the benefits of Internet-based education programs. After 15 years in various school district classrooms, the Sullivan Academic Center, formerly the Alternative School, is now housed in the remodeled former Moody’s Meat Market building […]

City Remains Quiet During Weekend ‘KKK Fundraiser Still A Mystery’
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

By James B. Bartle Sullivan residents and the local media, along with social media are still searching for facts as to whether a Fundraiser by the New Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan was really held in Sullivan Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24, as the group reported on their website this past […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

The Sullivan Fire District reported 16 alarms for the week of Aug. 18-24. Aug. 18: 3:37 p.m., 401 W. Euclid St., ambulance assist. Aug. 18: 11:39 p.m., 403 Ramsey Dr., ambulance assist. Aug. 19: 10:44 a.m., 736 S. Service Rd., W, alarm sounding. Aug. 19: 11:15 a.m., 736 S. Service Rd., W, alarm sounding. Aug. […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

The Missouri Highway Patrol, Troop C, made eight arrests in Franklin County for the week of Aug. 18-24. This week’s arrests were: Aug. 19; Eric W. Stalcup, 22, Beaufort, was arrested on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the original charge of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Stalcup was […]

Treatment Facility Has Good Review
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

By Jeff Tolle A recent inspection of the City of Bourbon Waste Treatment Facility revealed that the plant was operating safely under guidelines established by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The last inspection in November 2013, revealed several problems that caused the Bourbon plant to be considered out of compliance. Most of these problems […]

Alumni To Host Car Show
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

By Jeff Tolle As part of the Fall Festival celebration being held in downtown Bourbon on Sept. 12 and 13, the Bourbon High School Alumni Association is hosting its second annual Car Show. This show has no individual classes of autos, like standard competitions, and only gives out “People’s Choice Awards.” 1st, 2nd, and 3rd […]

Surplus Walkers Need To Go
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 02, 2014

Are you in need of a walker and your health care insurance doesn’t cover it? Or are you a rehab facility or a medical center that could use a few more in their inventory? No worry, Heartland Independent Living Center has a surplus that they are willing to donate to those who need them in […]

Leak Traced To Water Line, Not City Pool
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 31, 2014

After weeks of searching, Parks and Recreation Director Darren Dunkle now knows why city staff couldn’t find a leak in the city pool.

Caseload Issues Cause Delays, Inefficiencies, Public Defender Says
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 31, 2014

Local public defender Lisa Preddy said she believes her clients receive representation that is in line with their constitutional rights.

Union School District Makes Technology Push
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

Union School District technology officials kept busy this summer preparing for the upcoming school year.

City Council Hosting Public Hearing Tuesday on Budget
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

A public hearing is set for the next Washington City Council meeting to discuss the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

East Central Trustees Approve New Hires
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

The East Central College Board of Trustees approved the hiring of several new staff members during the August board meeting.

Crider, Pathways to Merge
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

Crider Health Center and Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare announce that the two Missouri nonprofit organizations will merge.

Trustees Approve Updated Policies
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

East Central College trustees approved changes to several policies during the August board meeting.

City Receives High Marks in Site Selection Review
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

The city of Washington was able to get a glimpse of how outsiders view its potential for new business.

Franklin County Property Tax Revenue Estimates Higher
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

Franklin County’s proposed new property tax rates are estimated to bring in more money than what was anticipated with the rates set last year.

R-XI ACT Scores Are Below State Averagen But Above National Average
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

ACT scores for the Union High School Class of 2014 are slightly below the state average.

ECC Hires Director of Center For Workforce Development
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

The East Central College Board of Trustees recently approved the hiring of Mardy Leathers as executive director for the Center for Workforce Development.

Cancer Report Says Missouri Is Falling Short in Most Areas
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

Missouri is not doing enough to reduce cancer deaths, according to a new report.

Washington School Board Sets Tax Rate
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

The Washington School Board set its 2014 property tax rate following a public hearing Wednesday night.

Police: Need to Keep Military Surplus Program
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

While most law enforcement agencies in Franklin County don’t have a lot of surplus military arms and equipment, the general feeling among police officials is that it’s better to be equipped to handle

St. Clair Fire District Starts Eyeing Tax Hikes
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

The St. Clair Fire Protection District is in the early stages of putting together two potential April 2015 ballot questions that will ask patrons to approve a pair of tax increases.

St. Clair, Fire District, Parkway OK Tax Levies
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 30, 2014

Tuesday was tax levy approval night in the St. Clair area as the city, the fire district and neighboring Parkway Village all approved their tax rates for 2014.

Week 2 Football — Pacific, St. Clair Fall
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 29, 2014

Potosi 34, Pacific 13

Week 2 Football — Borgia 56, Union 13
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 29, 2014

Everything went Borgia’s way from start to finish in a dominating 56-13 victory over Union on Friday night.

Week 2 Football — Sullivan 30, Washington 8
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 29, 2014

SULLIVAN — Troy Creek ran for three touchdowns as the Sullivan Eagles (1-1) exploded in the second half to beat the Washington Blue Jays (1-1) Friday night, 30-8.

Six Flags Announces New 3D Interactive Ride
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 29, 2014

Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, announce the next generation of interactive thrills with the debut of an all-new