Area News

For rent: Very nice 2 bdrm. apartment.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

For rent: Very nice 2 bdrm. apartment. 1,033 SF w/garage. laundry room, W/D, refrigerator, stove and microwave, walk-in closet. 420 Mansion, Sullivan, MO. Crawford County. $595 rent plus deposit. No pets. 314-609-6094. ___________________p33-34

Mastin Rentals
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

COMMERCIAL BLDG.: 362 Pine St., Bourbon. 2,325 sq. ft., c/a, 2 restrooms & office. Call & leave message. OFFICE BLDG. 223 Springfield. 675 sq. ft. C/A, gas furnace. OFFICE BLDG.: 110 W. Main. 1,200 sq. ft. 200 amp, c/a. Call 314-952-1559 ctf-33

FOR RENT: 131 E. Euclid Energy Efficient 3 bdrm., House
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

FOR RENT: 131 E. Euclid energy efficient 3 bdrm., 2 bath house. Central air and heat, stove and fridge furnished, large shed and carport. HUD accepted Franklin County. Available now! $600 rent, $650 deposit. Call 314-952-7701. ____________________ctf -27

1 bdrm. Duplex.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

For rent: 1 bdrm. duplex. City of Sullivan. Washer/dryer hookup. Stove, refrigerator included, electric heat. $350 rent, $450 deposit. Good condition. 573-239-0841. _______________________c31

Man Dies From Injuries Suffered in Crash With Tractor-Trailer
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 21, 2014

Washington police said a Franklin County man died Sunday night from injuries he suffered that morning in a crash with a tractor-trailer on Highway 100 at Southpoint Road.

Franklin County Insurance to Rise Almost 10 Percent
Missourian — Posted on Sunday December 21, 2014

Franklin County will see a 9.75 percent increase in its health insurance costs next year, according to officials.

Fire Destroys Home in Sullivan on Saturday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Sunday December 21, 2014

A fire destroyed a house in Sullivan on Friday night. The fire occurred in the 200 block of Ozark Street shortly before 9 p.m. Everyone was able to get out of the home. Details about the fire can be found in the Dec. 24 issue of the Independent News.

Parks Department Eyeing New Mower, Enclosed Trailer
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington Park Board gave the go-ahead to move forward with plans to buy a new mower and trailer for the parks department.

Parents File Civil Lawsuit In Son’s Death
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The family of a St. Clair teen who was killed when he was struck by a speeding car on Highway 30 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of the car and three other men who allegedly were

School Board OKs Mutual Aid Agreement for County Safety Director
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington School Board Wednesday night unanimously signed off on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for school crisis participation and response mutual aid with Franklin County.

East Central to Administer Adult Education Classes
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Adult education classes that have been offered by the South Central Missouri Literacy Council will be administered by East Central College beginning in January 2015.

District Receives Clean Audit Report
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington School District received an “unmodified rating” or clean rating on its annual audit.

ECC Earns Accreditation For Its Music Programs
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

East Central College recently earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

New Technology Will Assist Sheriff’s Office Investigations
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Identifying suspects and deceased people may be easier now that the county commission approved the purchase this week of a field fingerprint reader for the sheriff’s office.

Two ‘Innovative’ Teen Counseling Programs Planned
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Two new programs are being established in Franklin County to help teens get counseling for alcohol and drug abuse as well as other issues in their lives.

WHS Athletic Association Will Host Alumni Night
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Washington High School Athletic Association will host its first alumni night at a home basketball game this season.

Ameren Missouri Installs New Clean Air Equipment
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

New clean air equipment has been installed at the Labadie Energy Center in Franklin County, demonstrating Ameren Missouri’s commitment to improving air quality and being a good steward of the environm

Statewide Texting and Driving Ban Needed, Griesheimer Says
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

A statewide texting-while-driving ban is needed, Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer said this week.

Sheriff’s Office Joining in Holiday DWI Crackdown
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

From now through New Year’s Day, Franklin County deputies will wage a crackdown on holiday drunk driving offenders. 

Plan Board Approves CUP For Dredging Operation
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

By unanimous vote, the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission awarded a conditional use permit to a proposed dredging operation near St. Clair.

Crawford County recount confirms Bernstein winner
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

STEELVILLE - A recount of Nov. 4, 2014 ballots cast for associate circuit court judge in Crawford County confirms a win for incumbent Scott Bernstein. The recount, which took place on Thursday, was tr

St. Clair Chamber to Honor Citizens
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

Because of an earlier banquet date, the deadline for the St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce to receive nominations for its various awards has been moved up to just after the new year.

Dierker Not in Violation Of Ethics Law
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

The Missouri Ethics Commission has found that St. Clair Assistant City Administrator Travis Dierker has not violated conflict of interest laws as alleged by a former city employee and her husband.

Obama Signs St. Clair Airport Closure Bill
Missourian — Posted on Saturday December 20, 2014

President Barack Obama on Thursday afternoon signed into law the bill that allows the St. Clair Regional Airport to close.

Incumbents File for City Offices
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 19, 2014

Each incumbent aldermen filed for re-election the first week filing opened.

LEO President Reviewing New Coal Ash Rule, Ameren Responds
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 19, 2014

A new federal coal ash rule that has been highly anticipated by a local environmental group that opposes a proposed Ameren Missouri coal ash landfill in Labadie was released Friday by the EPA.

Franklin County Raises Building Permit Fees
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 19, 2014

The Franklin County Commission this week increased the cost of some building department permit fees for 2015.

Coal Ash Regulations Announced by EPA
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazard

County Paid $20,000 For Municipal Court Lobbying, Legal Help
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 19, 2014

Franklin County paid $20,000 for lobbying and legal services related to the new county municipal court.

McDonald New Tourism Director for Hermann
Missourian — Posted on Friday December 19, 2014

Eli McDonald of Marthasville, who has worked for the Dierberg Educational Foundation for the last 4 1/2 years, has been named tourism director for the city of Hermann.