Area News

Warhawk Basketball Camp This Week
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2015

Warhawk Basketball Camp is this coming week at the Bourbon Middle School Gym! The cost is $20 for kids 3-8th grade and includes a t-shirt. Come join in Tues. June 2- Thurs., June 4. 3-5 grade 10:00-12:00; 6-8 grade 3:00-5:00; JV 5:00-7:00 and Varsity 7:00-9:00.

Summer Numbers Up in R-XIII
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2015

More than 1,000 students, or roughly half of the district’s youth population, have signed up to attend summer school starting Monday in the St. Clair R-XIII School District.

Trail Day Is Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2015

Reservations for the 11th annual Riverfront Trail Day to be held Wednesday, June 3, at Lions Lake and the swine pavilion at the Washington Fairgrounds for seniors and anyone else who has a physical di

All St. Clair School Staff Get Pay Hike
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2015

Every St. Clair R-XIII School District employee will receive a raise for the 2015-16 academic year.

Four Businesses in City Do Not Have Renewed License
Missourian — Posted on Saturday May 30, 2015

Mayor Ron Blum said this year’s list of delinquent business license renewals is the shortest it has been in some time.

Fire Destroys Ed’s Drilling Building
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

A building owned by Ed’s Drilling and Blasting is a “total loss” after a Tuesday night fire.

Pacific Man Charged With Kidnapping Florida Teen
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

A Franklin County man was arrested in Kentucky on charges of abducting 16-year-old Florida girl.

Club Members Seek Votes in Park Contest
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

Union Kiwanis members are making a final push to garner votes for funding for a new playground.

Wright Named Senior Service Award Winner
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder recently announced 25 winners of the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award, including Ruth Wright of Washington.

Warmer Weather Brings Crowd to Washington Pool
Missourian — Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

By Joe Barker

Eagles Defeat Carl Junction 6-4, Advance To State Final Four
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Sullivan is off to the state final four. The Eagles held off Carl Junction 6-4 Thursday at Missouri Southern University in Joplin. Heath Schatz’s two-run double in the top of the seventh inning provided the cushion the Eagles needed for a pressure-packed seventh inning. Carl Junction scored one in the bottom half of the inning […]

Clifton Named Meramec Valley Ambulance Chief
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Christopher W. Clifton, 25-year veteran with the Meramec Ambulance District, has been named chief.

Mayor: Pacific Might Opt Out of I-44 Project
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Mayor Jeff Palmore signaled a change of heart on MoDOT’s proposed westbound Interstate 44 interchange improvements that include a roundabout or traffic circle.

Veterans Reminisce About Honor Flight
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

When you serve in the military during wartime you don’t expect the world to stop for you, but it’s unbelievably nice when it happens, according to Francis “Bud” Pagel, a 90-year-old World War II veter

Rep. Curtman: Reforms To Welfare, Municipal Court Big Achievements
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Union, is touting municipal court reform and welfare reform as the two biggest accomplishments of this year’s legislative session, which recently ended.

Aldermen Approve City Administrator Appointment Process
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The process for appointing a city administrator is now in the hands of the board of aldermen.

New Haven High School Earns State’s Highest Honor
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Eight Missouri public schools, including New Haven High School, have received one of the state’s highest honors.

Plan Board Backs Big Elm Rezone — Property Seeks to Sell Fireworks
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Despite the applicant not showing up to the meeting, the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of a rezoning at its May 19 meeting.

Union Pacific Invests More Than $10 Million in Rail Line — Between St. Louis and Near Washington
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Missouri’s transportation infrastructure investing more than $10 million in the rail line between St. Louis and near Washington.

Mayor Talks Revenue Concerns at Meeting
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Mayor Jeff Palmore said he’s keeping a close eye on spending as the city grapples with less revenue than planned.

City Puts Miller Street Phase 4 Project Out for Bid
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The city of New Haven is seeking bids for the Miller Street Phase 4 reconstruction project.

Hinson Says Accomplishments Made in Legislative Session
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Changes to Medicaid and welfare were among the accomplishments of this year’s legislative session, said State Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair.

Warren County Signs Bottom Road Settlement
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Warren County commissioners voted 2-1 last Thursday to sign a settlement agreement that is expected to end a stalemate among four government entities and other parties on the future of Augusta Bottom

St. Clair Woman Charged With Heroin Possession
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

A St. Clair woman is facing charges of felony drug possession following a May 15, 2014 traffic stop in Pacific.

Grants Help Library Acquire More Books
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

By Karen Butterfield

WINGS to Present Its Teacher Of Year Award at Assembly
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

The Washington School District’s WINGS Foundation will present its teacher of the year award at the end of the year program for all staff Thursday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m.

Committee Urges Council to Move On Settlement — To Resolve Bottom Road Suit
Missourian — Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

Members of the Washington Area Highway Transportation Committee are urging the city council to act on an agreement that would end a lawsuit and lead to improvements along the Augusta Bottom Road in so

Cuba Man Charged In Theft At Jim’s Motors
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015

A Cuba man has been charged with felony theft and first-degree property damage. Cody C. Walters Bridgeman, 20, is being held on a $55,000 bond. Bridgeman is accused of two burglaries at Jim’s Motors in March and April. According to the probable cause statement, living quarters horse trailers containing flat-screen televisions and stereo systems had […]

Double Fatality On Highway 185
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Two people were killed in a crash on Highway 185 south Tuesday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2005 Dodge Neon driven by Jason E. Stewart, 38, Sullivan, was passing a vehicle when he struck a 1996 Ford Ranger driven by Kathleen Freeman, 65, Sullivan. Freeman’s vehicle traveled off the right side […]

Meramec Community Fair Queen’s Scholarship Program
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Registration for the 2015 Meramec Community Fair Queen’s Scholarship Program is in full swing until May 29. The young lady chosen as Meramec Community Fair Queen will receive a $500 cash scholarship along with other gifts and will represent the Meramec Community Fair at the Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant in August. This is the […]