Area News

Tennyson Plaza In Cuba On Fire
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday August 28, 2015

Sullivan fire is assisting Cuba fire on a major commercial structure fire off Highway 19. Fire began before 1 pm Friday at the Tennyson Plaza, 609 North Franklin St. Cuba. Business in the plaza are Edward Jones, KXM Radio, Meramec Package Liquor Store, Tim’s Pizza and a Certified Resale and Consignment. Photo by James Johnson.

Eagles Improve Times At Nike Fleet Feet
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday August 28, 2015

Several Sullivan cross country runners made strides from a year ago Thursday at the Nike Fleet Feet Classic in Arnold. Devon Kerckhoff was the boys highest finisher, taking 26th place, while freshman Carter Adams made his varsity debut by taking 30th. Kerckhoff’s time was 11:14.11. Adams finished with a time of 11:18.81. Dalton Secrest, Colten […]

Eagles Strike Quick, Defeat Crosspoint 4-1
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday August 28, 2015

Sullivan started quick and finished strong Thursday against Crosspoint Christian. The Eagles scored just 20 seconds into the game and rolled to a 4-1 victory against the Cougars to finish the first week of the season 2-0. Jacob Hamblin had two goals, while Brad Jones and Blaine Blankenship each scored one. Blankenship fired the game’s […]

Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill Deputy, Take Loaded Gun Into Jail
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Friday August 28, 2015

A man is accused of trying to bring a loaded gun into jail, threatening a deputy and saying that he should’ve used the weapon to kill the deputy. Steven R. Volner, 20, Springfield, has been charged with attempted assault on a law enforcement officer and attempt to possess a weapon in jail. He is being […]

District Board Votes To Keep Chief On Paid Administrative Leave
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

By James B. Bartle The future of the Sullivan Fire Protection District being led by Fire Chief Rich White is no closer to being determined than it was on Aug. 10, when in closed session the Sullivan Fire District Board placed White on paid administrative leave. Chapter two of this ongoing issue continued on Aug. […]

Investigation Into Drug Distribution Results In Arrest Of Leasburg Woman
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

A Leasburg woman was arrested Aug. 19 after members of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group, Bourbon Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Franklin County Narcotics Unit and Crawford County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine. Kimberly C. Badger, 28, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute and released […]

Eagles Win On Penalty Kicks In Season Opener
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015

Sullivan allowed the game-tying goal with less than a minute left in regulation, but the Eagles came out on top  in penalty kicks to defeat St. Clair 2-1 Wednesday. Brad Jones, who led the Eagles in scoring a year ago, booted the season’s first goal to send Sullivan into intermission leading 1-0. Dylan Eggerding’s goal […]

Sullivan Fly In
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

Third Annual Disability Awareness Country Festival Set For September
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

Fundraiser Goal To See Installation Of Liberty Swing By Kelly Rose Anne Lieber and Christine Duncan are excited! For the Liberty Swing at Campbell-Chapman park has been purchased and with a little bit more help from the community, there is hope to have it installed soon. The Liberty Swing is a device that allows people […]

Man Attempts To Drown Girlfriend In Meramec River
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015

‘Floaters Come To Rescue’ By James B. Bartle A Hollister man is behind bars and charged with domestic assault after attempting to drown his girlfriend in the Meramec River, but was stopped by other floaters and assaulted. Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke reported that at 6:16 p.m. Sat., Aug. 15, deputies responded to the area […]


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