Area News

William C. Boyer 1940-2014
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

William C. Boyer, 73 of Sullivan passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at his home. Mr. Boyer, son of the late Clarence Boyer and wife Bertha nee Hansen was born December 16, 1940 in St. Louis, MO. Mr. Boyer served his country in the United States Army as a Cook during the Vietnam Era and […]

Opal Delores Howell
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

Opal Delores Howell, of Sullivan, MO passed away on August 24, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Opal was born in Paragould Arkansas on December 21, 1929 to the late Lehman Roy and Edna May (Morgan) Blagg.  She later married Carl Howell at St. Louis, MO and to this marriage a daughter, Loretta was […]

Glenn Ellis Thoming
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

Glenn Ellis Thoming, of Sullivan, MO, departed this life in Sullivan on September 14, 2014, having reached the age of eighty-eight years, four months and nineteen days. Glenn was born in Goodland, KS, on April 25, 1926, son of Ernest William Thoming, known to all as Bill, and Cora Thoming nee Roussin. On March 8, […]

Gregory K. Ard
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

Gregory K. Ard, age 60, of Sullivan, passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Washington. He was born July 23, 1954, the son of Roy and Frances (Klein) Ard in Stillwater, OK. He married Elaine M. Heare, and she survives of the home. Besides his parents and wife, Gregory is also survived […]

Leroy Lashlee
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

Leroy Lashlee passed from this life September 10, 2014 at the age of 87 years, 4 months, and 3 days. Leroy was born May 7, 1927 to Jesse T. Lashlee and Edna Virginia (Tidmore) Lashlee. He married Marilyn (Edwards) August 23, 1953. To this union three children were born, one daughter, Saundra (Sandie) and two […]

Sullivan Primary School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

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Strain Japan School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

Family Day Event Strain-Japan held its annual family day on Fri., Sept. 12, 2014. Around 100 family members were guests of the students. They enjoyed a turkey dinner lunch together.  After lunch, students took their guests to their rooms where they showed them displays of their work and enjoyed games. Everyone also attended the book […]

Spring Bluff Pirates
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

Kindergarten Field Trip To The Fire Department And Library

The 2014 Mincher Reunion Was A Success
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

A Mincher reunion was held in Meramec State Park, Sun., Aug. 24, 2014. The descendants of James Campbell Mincher and his wife Lucinda Mariah Gregory Mincher have been meeting annually for over forty years – we share our food, play games, update family tree books/notes, and have a lot of fun. This year, there were […]

Senior Outreach And Support Telephone Reassurance
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

The Sullivan Senior Center is seeking volunteers to assist with a new program called SOS (Senior Outreach and Support). This is a new volunteer program for telephone reassurance to contact our home delivered meal clients and give them a daily check to make sure they are doing ok. Sullivan Senior Center was recently forced to […]

McLaughlin Field Lighting Project Nears Completion
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 28, 2014

Wet weather has delayed the installation of lights at McLaughlin Field, but the project is expected to be finished soon.

Mercy Consolidates Cancer Services to Benefit Patients
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 28, 2014

Patients in need of radiation oncology are now able to receive those services at Mercy Medical Building South, the same building where they were already going for visits with their cancer specialist p

Washington City Council Approves Three Rezoning Requests
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

Three rezoning requests were approved at Monday’s city council meeting.

WHS Students Earn Commendation
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

Two Washington High School students, Nicholas Waters and Morgan White, have been named commended students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship program, according to Principal Dr. Frank Wood.

Man Killed, Woman Injured in Wrong-Way Crash
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

A man was killed and a woman was seriously injured early Saturday in a head-on, wrong way collision in the Catawissa area.

Candidates File Final Primary Campaign Finance Reports
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

Local candidates have filed their final campaign finance reports for last month’s primary election.

County Debt for Projects Now at $49.4 Million
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

Franklin County last month made a debt payment on projects, such as new facilities and road work, bringing the total debt, including interest, down to $49.4 million.

Franklin County May Spend Money On Unneeded Plan
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

Franklin County might spend money to develop a plan that may not be needed, Highway Administrator Joe Feldmann said Thursday.

Washington School Board Members Oppose Amendment 3
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

The Washington School Board Tuesday night approved a resolution opposing Amendment 3, a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution.

Man Guilty of Running Over Woman Twice With Pickup Truck
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

Franklin County man is facing the possibility of a long prison term after being found guilty this week of assault, armed criminal action and drunk driving charges in a 2011 incident that left a woman

Geisert Farm Receives USDA Grant to Fund Feasibility Study
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

USDA Rural Development officials visited the Todd and Katie Geisert farm Tuesday, Sept. 23, to present a Value-Added Producer Grant award of $25,000 to Farm To You LLC.

District to Launch Its Fourth Focus GroupnTo Ensure All Students Are College/Career Ready
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

The Washington School District is continuing with its Washington Way project and will launch a new focus group this year.

Talks on Founders Day Changes Continue
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

The Union Park Board continues its effort of “refounding” Founders Day, and is seeking the help of clubs and organizations.

Council Weighs Potential Rose Lane Cul-De-Sac
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

The Washington City Council agreed to look into a citizen’s request for a cul-de-sac on Rose Lane.

Bulldogs Set the Standard During Homecomeing Week
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

St. Clair High School students and staff, as well as members of the community, are invited to reach for “The Red and Gray Standard” and beyond during Homecoming Week next week.

Cities, Road District Recommended for Couty Grant Funds
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

The Franklin County Transportation Committee has recommended allocating funds to various cities and a road district for its annual grant program.

Week 6 Football — St. Clair, Pacific, Hermann Win
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 27, 2014

St. Clair 57, St. James 55

Week 6 Football — Borgia 45, Duchesne 7
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 26, 2014

ST. CHARLES — Another week, another blowout.

Week 6 Football — Union 54, Washington 14
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 26, 2014

UNION — Blake Hulsey threw for six touchdowns to lead the Union Wildcats to a 54-14 homecoming win over the Washington Blue Jays Friday night at Stierberger Stadium.

Ninja is a Warrior's Best Friend
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 26, 2014

Army veteran Keith Richardson of Richwoods doesn’t leave the house without his Ninja.