Area News

No Injuries Reported in Rollover at Highway KK
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Emergency crews responded to a one-car rollover crash Tuesday morning just before noon at Highway KK and Westgate Drive. 

Bourbon High School students
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Come Visit The Bourbon Senior Center For A Spaghetti Dinner And Silent Auction
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

The Bourbon Senior Center is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner and silent auction on Apr. 2, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. Meal is $6 per person and includes, Spaghetti(meat or meatless sauce available) garlic bread, salad, dessert and drink. Carryouts will be available. Tickets available in advance or at the door. Baskets will be on display at […]

Steelville Man Charged With Tampering, Possession
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

A Steelville man is charged with possession of a controlled substance and tampering with a motor vehicle. William L. Rutz, 25, is being held in the Crawford County Jail on $25,000 bond. On Feb. 28, authorities located a stolen Mitsubishi at Rutz’s Steelville residence. Ruth allegedly admitted to having possession of the vehicle and driving […]

Man Charged With Possession, Drugs At Jail
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

A Crawford County man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, then racked up an additional charge for concealing a controlled substance at a county jail. Clifton Vance, Bourbon, was arrested by Bourbon police on Mar. 6. According to the probable cause statement, police came into contact with Vance during […]

MSHP Troop I Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Mar. 16 – Jered W. Brim, 18, St. James, was arrested in Phelps County for DWI, careless and imprudent driving, and leaving the scene of an accident. Mar. 19 – Changhao Huang, 46, Los Angeles, Ca, was arrested in Phelps County on a warrant for exceeding maximum drive time. Mar. 19 – Tyson L. Gulley, […]

BES 3rd Quarter Honor Roll
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

A/B Honor Roll 3rd Grade Beau Beckett,Brooklyn Bouse,Victoria Braungardt, James Burk,Titus Burns, James Collins,Camara Daegele, Alyssa Edwards, Nathan Endress,Trenton Enke,Paris Frazier,Tyson McMullin, Johnathan Morgan,Noah Paul, Zackary Reeves, Allison Ryerson,Jason Spangler, Rebekah White,Brittney Williams. A/B Honor Roll 4th Grade Madison Bell, Haylei Bolles,Natalie Dowell, Ella Eichwald, Alveuanna Elliott, Lizeth Fajardo, Kaitlyn Foulk, Madison Helm,Karissa Hickey, Haley […]

Sullivan Family Loses Everything In House Fire Saturday Night
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

By James B. Bartle A Sullivan family lost nearly everything they owned in a house fire Sat., Mar. 21, at 301 Elmont Rd. Sullivan Firefighters were called to the home at 6:03 p.m. after a neighbor reported that she observed fire coming from the home. Firefighters arrived at 6:09 p.m. to find fire coming out […]

Bourbon Middle School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Principal’s Honor Roll (All A’s) Grade 5 Kallie Harmon, Joshua Johnston, Karissa Lamb, Victoria Lane, Emelia Masker-Teel. Grade 6 Kaden Bouse, Dalton Dutile, Brandon Gibbs, Alexis Ham, Hanna Holland, Morgan Louderman, Malachi Branson, Tyler Rice, Ezra Sheffel, Eva Smith, Austin Terry, Collin Thacker, Marten Thunder-Mathews, Masen Thunder-Mathews. Grade 7 Jamie Owens, Colbe Radford, Eric Sans […]

Fidelity Seeks Actors For TV Commercials
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Fidelity Communications is looking for a few good actors, no experience necessary, to star in a series of TV commercials. Selected participants will be used for several productions including film/TV, photo and audio. Media types will include 15 to 60-second TV commercials, radio commercials, brochures, website and other print materials. All productions will be related […]

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

The Sullivan Police Department made four arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of Mar. 16-22. This week’s arrests were: Mar. 18; Glenn D. Yarbrough III, 28, Sullivan, was arrested on a Sullivan Police warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the original charge of driving while suspended. Yarbrough was released […]

School Board Reviews Capital Projects List
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 29, 2015

Improvements at Washington High School and Washington West Elementary top the list of capital projects the school district plans to undertake now through August.

Habitat for Humanity Seeking Families Who Own Property
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 29, 2015

Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County is seeking applicants to apply for a home to be built on their own property.

County to Hold New Hearing On Revised Landfill Code
Missourian — Posted on Sunday March 29, 2015

Franklin County Counselor Mark Vincent said he does not know if a fresh public hearing that will be held on revised county landfill regulations will render a lawsuit against the county commission as m

I-70 Shooter Charged in Warren County Warrant
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

A Kansas City man who police say randomly shot at motorists along Interstate 70 Wednesday night is facing numerous felony charges stemming from a multi-county chase that injured two people.

Dispatch Center Seeking New Recording Device
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Washington’s dispatch center could soon get a voice recorder upgrade.

Man Charged With Domestic Assault
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

A Pacific man is facing felony domestic assault charges after allegedly beating and burning his wife.

City to Test Alert Notification System
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Union city officials are urging Union residents to update any contact information changes to the weather alert notification system as the severe storm season draws near.

Pacific American Legion Auxiliary Seeks Members
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 320 Colwell Harris-Paul Williams is looking for new members.

Relay For Life Team Will Host Bark for Life
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The Pacific Relay For Life Team has announced a fund-raising event that would be held in April, ahead of the all-night walk at Pacific High School.

Redhage Named NAMA Marketer of the Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) recently announced that Paul Redhage, Labadie, has been selected as the 2015 NAMA Marketer of the Year.

Nike, Robertsville Hold Combined Writing Event
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Student authors at Nike and Robertsville Elementary schools shared their work with family and friends in a recent evening ceremony.

Sheriff Answers Concerns On Proposed Dispatch Fees
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke has responded to concerns raised by emergency responder districts over proposed dispatch fees the county may charge.

City Needs Member On County Committee
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Alderman Steve Myers wants the city of Pacific to have a seat on the Franklin County Transportation Council.

Assessor: Most Real Estate Will Not See Increase in Value
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Franklin County property owners whose real estate went up in value this year will soon be sent impact notices of their increase from the assessor’s office.

Auditor Says She Was ‘Wrongly Accused’ in Newspaper Story
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Officials say inaccurate information was reported in The Missourian Wednesday about Franklin Auditor Tammy Vemmer’s office.

State Able To Fully Fund A+ Program for Spring Semester
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Area school district officials and East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer said they are pleased that the A+ Scholarship Program will be fully funded for the spring 2015 semester.

Mum’s the FAA Word on Airport Closure Process
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Mayor Ron Blum said he still is waiting to hear from the Federal Aviation Administration regarding the steps the city of St. Clair officially needs to follow to close its airport.

R-XIII Program Targets Homeless Teens
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The goal is to help homeless teenagers in St. Clair, even if it has to be one student at a time.

Fire District Notified About Investigation Centering on Mailer Flier
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The St. Clair Fire Protection District has received notification that it is being investigated by the Missouri Ethics Commission regarding the flier it sent to patrons centered on the two tax initiati