Area News

Genealogy Society Meeting Focuses on Camp Solidarity
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

How well do we know our own community?

City Sets Specs for Trash Service Contract
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

There will likely be changes to the trash collection in Union now that the city is seeking bids for the service.

Council Approves Industrial Park Amendment
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

The Washington City Council approved an amendment change to the Heidmann Industrial Park development that would allow the sale of a 9-acre lot.

WARNING -SCAM ALERT in Our Area
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

Sullivan police reported two incidents of local residents (one in Leasburg the other lives in Sullivan), who recently received a phone call by a man who says his name is David Washington. He stated to both local residents that they had won a Mercedes and a chance at $1.5 million dollars. All they needed to […]

UPDATE: Two Vehicle Accident on Highway 100
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

Officials have responded to a two vehicle accident at Highway 100 between Newport and Highway 185. Use caution in the area. Check back for details as they are available.

Development Director Leaving Post at City
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

Union’s Community Development Director Joseph Graves submitted his resignation Monday after 10 years on the job.

Franklin County Fair Kicks Off Thursday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

The Franklin County Fair kicks off Thursday and organizers say they are ready to go.

People Voice Opinions on St. Clair's Smoking Ban
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

If the St. Clair Board of Aldermen wanted to gather some opinion from the public on the proposed smoking ban within the city limits, it sure got some on Monday night.

Lonedell’s New Budget in Red
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

As she reaches the completion of her first year as Lonedell’s superintendent, Jen Ulrich hopes the first budget she has had to put together will be one of the district’s worst.

Streets Targeted For Resurfacing
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 09, 2014

Several St. Clair streets will be getting a much-needed facelift after the board of aldermen approved a resurfacing contract for more than $197,000.

Gray wolf captured by owner
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

FRANKLIN COUNTY - The second of a pair of gray wolves that escaped a Robertsville home in June has been captured by its owner, reports the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. One of the wolves, a male,

Accident Closes Gas Pumps at St. Clair Station
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

All gasoline pumps were closed for service at midday Tuesday at the St. Clair Phillips 66 Fast Lane Service Station after witnesses said a camper being pulled by a pickup truck backed into one of the

Gray Wolf Located
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received information at about 9:00 a.m., 07/08/2014, that the gray wolf which has been at large since about 06/09/2014 has been recaptured by its owner. The wolf was captured in a snare trap set by the wolf’s owner in the Robertsville, Missouri area. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office appreciates all […]

2014 QUEEN AND HER COURT
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

$1,000 SHOPPING SPREE WINNER.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

House Fire
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop C, reported 20 arrests in Franklin County for the week of June 23-29. This week’s arrests were: June 23; Thomas. J. Webber, 29, Villa Ridge, was arrested on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear, FTA, on the original charge of operating a motor vehicle without insurance and […]

Vehicle Strikes Tree Injuring One
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

A Franklin County woman received moderate injuries following a single vehicle accident on Hwy. K at New Hope Church Rd., Sun., June 29, at 10:50 a.m. The accident occurred when Regina D. DeRoy, 41, St. Louis, operating a northbound 1996 Buick Century too fast for conditions, rounded a curve and traveled off the left side […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

The Sullivan Fire District reported 19 alarms for the week of June 23-29. June 23: 12:11 a.m., 2638 Argo, mutual aid. June 23: 6:54 a.m., 247 N. Center St., ambulance assist. June 24: 7:50 a.m., 39 Grace St., ambulance assist. June 24: 9:24 a.m., 225 Industrial Park Dr., alarm sounding. June 24: 9:52 a.m., 4756 […]

Two Injured In Monday Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

Two people received injuries following an accident on Hwy. 100 at Hwy. V, Mon., June 23, at 7:40 a.m. According to the Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Tina Lafferty, 45, Labadie, operating an eastbound 2007 Saturn S12, crossed Hwy. 100 from Hwy. V and was struck by a southbound 2010 Toyota Corolla, driven by […]

West Bros Of Sullivan Supports SHS Driver’s Ed Program
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

Each summer, SHS students spend time both in the classroom and behind the wheel preparing to be safe and responsible drivers once they receive their license. The Sullivan Driver’s Education Program and the increased safety of our city’s streets would not be possible without the generous donation of an automobile from West Bros of Sullivan. […]

Robertsville Area Wolf Caught
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday July 08, 2014

Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke said the timber wolf that escaped last month from an enclosure at a Robertsville residence has been caught alive.

Officials Plan Around Mussels at Bridge Site
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 07, 2014

Officials continue to look into how to best deal with endangered mussels that have been found near the site of a proposed new bridge in eastern Franklin County.

UPDATE: St. Clair Man Killed in Highway 47 Crash
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 06, 2014

A 73-year-old St. Clair man was killed Sunday when he was ejected from the truck he was driving on Highway 47.

Lonedell Man Rams County Patrol Car During Chase — Charged With Multiple Felonies
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 06, 2014

A Lonedell man is charged with multiple felony counts after leading county deputies on a high-speed chase that ended when he rammed a patrol car.

Sullivan man injured in I-44 crash
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Sunday July 06, 2014

SULLIVAN - A Sullivan man was airlifted to a Springfield hospital Saturday morning following an accident on Interstate 44 near Rolla, reports the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Last Day to Register for Primary Election Is July 9
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 06, 2014

Next Wednesday, July 9, is the last day to register to vote in the Aug. 5 primary election.

Leak May Cause Early Closing of City Pool
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 05, 2014

In the next few weeks the Washington Parks Department will decide if the city’s pool needs to be shut down early to repair a leak.

Work Begins on 14th, Stafford Streets Project
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 05, 2014

Work has begun on a major resurfacing project on 14th and Stafford streets.

Franklin County Commission Okays Consolidated Sewer District
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 05, 2014

The effort to consolidate three county sewer districts to more cost effectively meet new pollution-control regulations took another step forward this week.