Area News

Sullivan man charged in attack
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

SULLIVAN - On Monday, July 21st, 2014 at approximately 10:08 p.m., officers of the Sullivan Police Department responded to the Super 8 Hotel located at 601 North Service Road West, in Sullivan, for a

Weekend Events Kick Off Five-Day Fair
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Two events this weekend will help kick off the Washington Fair — a run/walk Saturday morning and the annual Fair parade Sunday afternoon.

Pacific Chamber of Commerce Puts Spotlight on Westside Personnel
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 31, 2014

Whether local businesses need part-time employees in a hurry or need help with payroll, one local business has the solution, according to Tiffany Wilson, Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce executive dir

Car Crashes Into Pole, Man Hurt
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

A man was injured Wednesday after the car he was driving struck a utility pole on Denmark Road. The crash occurred after 6 p.m. east of St. Andrews Drive. The man was transported from the scene by Uni

East Osage Project Work Is on Target
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Work is on target to complete the East Osage improvements on time, according to City Engineer Dan Rahn.

East Central to Host Open Registration This Saturday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

To accommodate new and returning students, East Central College will host a special Saturday registration Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Academy Day School to Open Its Doors August 25
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

With 30 years of teaching experience under her belt, Washington resident Lisa Bartley has started The Academy Day School, located at 2534 Highway A.

Teen Charged With Manslaughter in Two-Vehicle Crash
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

A Warrenton teenager is facing two criminal charges in connection with a “hill jumping” crash that killed one person.

Orientation Planned for New Teachers in Pacific
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Starting a new job can be both exciting and a little scary, especially the job of teacher where the thrill of meeting new students is tampered with learning new policies, technologies and schedules.

Pinckney Bend Distillery Wins Medals in London
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Pinckney Bend Distillery in New Haven was awarded two medals at the prestigious International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.

United Way to Announce Goal at Kickoff Breakfast
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

The Franklin County Area United Way will announce its 2014 fundraising goal Thursday at a special kick-off breakfast for corporate contributors.

Augusta Wine Company Brings Home 61 Medals
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Augusta Wine Company, comprised of Augusta and Montelle wineries, has been awarded 61 medals overall between the Mid-American and Missouri Wine Competitions held this month.

Fence to Go Up Around Pacific Community Garden
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

The Pacific Community Garden will get a chain-link fence around its planting area, but not in time to prevent pilfering during this year’s growing season.

Safety Upgrades at Main, Linden Streets
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Pedestrian safety at a downtown Union intersection is once again being addressed after a child was nearly struck earlier this month.

Getman Challenging Incumbent Griesheimer
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

The primary race for Franklin County Presiding Commissioner features a candidate who has never lost a race squaring off against another who is looking for his first win.

Newcomer, Incumbent Seek Clerk’s Seat
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Next week’s primary for the Franklin County Clerk’s office pits a newcomer to the political arena against the incumbent with 12 years of experience.

Three Republican Candidates Seek Collector’s Office
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Three Republican candidates are running for the office of Franklin County Collector of Revenue.

Five Republicans Running for Recorder
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Five Republican candidates are seeking the office of Franklin County recorder of deeds.

Man Struck, Killed By Train in Pacific
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Pacific police are investigating the death of a man struck and killed by a train in town early Wednesday morning.

Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Begins Friday
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 30, 2014

The back-to-school sales tax holiday will begin Friday, Aug. 1 and end Sunday, Aug. 3.

More Sales Tax Hikes
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Dear Editor: Here we go again, folks. Yet another sales tax hike is proposed on the Aug. 5 bal- lot, and this one is a whop- ping 3/4 percent to be piled on top of an existing 4.225 percent sales tax. That’s a 17.7 percent increase in the current state sales tax rate. The tax […]

Sullivan Senior Center Menus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Wed., July 30 – BBQ beef burger on whole grain bun, green beans, potato salad, banana pudding with bananas. Thur., July 31- Salsa chicken with buttered noodles, green beans, cream-style corn, fruit in gelatin, whole grain bread. Fri., Aug. 1 -Baked ham, sweet potatoes and apples, green peas, fresh fruit, whole grain dinner roll, strawberry […]

Sullivan Senior Center Activities
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Wed., July 30 – Music 10-11:30 a.m. Card Bingo at 12:15 by SCSC. Thurs., July 31- Cool Treat Thursday, serving dreamcicles. Fun and Fitness 10:30 a.m. by Meramec Nursing Center. Fri., Aug. 1 – Bingo at 10:30 a.m. by Meramec Nursing Center. Mon., Aug. 4 -Center Closed -Red Cross Blood Drive Tues., Aug. 5- Fun […]

Huge Book Fair At Grace United Methodist Church
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

Readers and book lovers, it’s time for the annual Book Fair at Grace United Methodist Church in Sullivan. We have over 4,000 books of every description through which you can browse. The Book Fair is dependent on donations, so the types of books vary from year to year. This year, we have many books about […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

The Sullivan Fire District reported 16 alarms for the week of July 14-20. July 14: 3:15 a.m., 125 Lois Lane, ambulance assist. July 14: 4:14 p.m., N. Church St., vehicle accident. July 15: 2:10 a.m., 6234 Hwy. JJ, ambulance assist. July 15: 7:51 a.m., 9505 Hwy. 185 N., mutual aid. July 15: 10:05 a.m., 3338 […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop C, reported 20 arrests in Franklin County for the week of July 14-20. This week’s arrests were: July 16; Chellsey N. Harrison, 20, Union, was arrested on Franklin County warrants for failure to appear, driving worry about, no seatbelt, stealing and a St. Clair warrant for driving while revoked. […]

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

The Sullivan Fire District reported 16 alarms for the week of July 14-20. July 14: 3:15 a.m., 125 Lois Lane, ambulance assist. July 14: 4:14 p.m., N. Church St., vehicle accident. July 15: 2:10 a.m., 6234 Hwy. JJ, ambulance assist. July 15: 7:51 a.m., 9505 Hwy. 185 N., mutual aid. July 15: 10:05 a.m., 3338 […]

Quack! Duck Dash Scheduled For August 7
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

The Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Duck Dash Fun Run/Walk which will take place on Thurs., Aug. 7 at Jim Bottomley Park during the C.A.M.P. for a Cause Finale event. Run, walk, or meander through the 1-mile course. Each paid participant will receive duck attire and a bottle […]

Motorcyclist Injured In Accident Sunday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that took place Sunday afternoon, July 20 on Route T, north of Fiddle Creek Rd. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when John E. Ameigh, 51, Warrenton, operation a 2012 Yamaha Star, traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Ameigh, wearing […]

Medicine Cabinet Merges With Clark’s Rx
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 29, 2014

John and Lynne Hewkin, owners of The Medicine Cabinet Pharmacy, located at 105 Progress Parkway in Sullivan, are pleased to announce a merger with Clark’s Rx of Sullivan. As of July 30, John and all of his staff will be joining the Clark’s Rx team located at 254 S. Service Road. John states, “It’s a […]