Area News

Community Dinner At Grace Methodist
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The monthly dinner for everyone in the community will be held Sun., July 27 at Grace United Methodist Church in Sullivan. This month’s menu is Chicken Salad on Italian Bread, Cantaloupe, and Cherry Crisp. The meal will be served from 4-5:30 p.m. at the church. There is no charge for the meal. You may also […]

Food Drive
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Join Dunsford Court Assisted Living and our local Meramec Community Mission in collecting non­-perishable food items for the food shortage in these difficult times for everyone. Please help make a difference in our community today. Please bring non-perishable items to: Dunsford Court 115 Dunsford Dr. Sullivan, MO. If you would like to donate money to […]

Bookmobile Schedule
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Tues., July 29, 2014 Japan, 9:30 a.m.- 12 noon. Spring Bluff, 1-2 p.m.

Sullivan Senior Center Menus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Wed., July 23 – Seasoned baked chicken, mashed potatoes/gravy, creamed spinach, blushing pears, whole grain bread, cranberry orange wh. grain benefit® bar Thur., July 24- Lasagna roll with Italian tomato sauce, broccoli, Italian salad, peach crisp, Bosco® breadstick. Fri., July 25 -Tuna noodle casserole, Capri vegetables, broccoli, fruit ambrosia, wheat bread. Mon., July 28 – […]

Sullivan Senior Center Activities
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Wed., July 23 – Music 10-11:30 a.m. Card Bingo at 12:15 by Dunsford Court Assisted Living. SCSC meets at 1:15 p.m. Thurs., July 24- Cool Treat Thursday, make your own sundae. Fun and Fitness 10:30 a.m. by Meramec Nursing Center. Fri., July 25 – Bingo at 10:30 a.m. by Alternative Hospice. Mon., July 28- Canasta […]

R-XI Parents Pleased With District
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Overall, parents of Union R-XI students feel welcome at their child’s school, feel that their child is safe and are respected by teachers, according to the results of a climate survey mailed to distri

Commission Needs More Time to Discuss Rezoning Request
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission needed more time before making a decision on a rezoning request.

Poll Results Split on City Smoking Ban
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

The latest emissourian poll shows people are almost equally divided on St. Clair’s proposed smoking ban.

Post 218 Freshmen Win State Title
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

For the second time in three seasons, the Washington Post 218 Freshman Legion team has earned a state championship.

New Playground Opening July 29
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

The new All-Abilities playground has an opening date.

Street Name Will Follow Business
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 20, 2014

Following the recommendations of its planning and zoning board, St. Clair’s aldermen agreed to change the names of a couple of streets within the city limits.

Highway 47 Closed for Hopewell Hill Project
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

A stretch of Highway 47 at Hopewell Hill will be closed beginning this Friday.

Park Board Backs Annexation Plan
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

Washington added another endorsement to its annexation plan at the meeting of the Washington Park Board.

Legislature Candidates File Campaign Finance Reports
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

Campaign finance reports for state candidates were filed this week with the Missouri Ethics Commission.

Museum Group to Start Looking for Future Home
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

By Keith E. Domke 

Concrete Plant Appeal Hearing Set for Tuesday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

A proposed concrete plant near Pacific will find out Tuesday if it has permission to operate.

Grant, Loan Applications For Bridge Being Finalized
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

Members of the Missouri Highway 47 Bridge committee were updated Thursday morning on the status of enhancement funding for the new bridge.

Time to Fill the Boot
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

For the 60th time this year, firefighters are filling boots with money to assist the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

No Controversy At Local Clinic For Veterans
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

While the national VA health care system has been plagued by a scandal involving delayed care for veterans and manipulated waiting lists, the Washington clinic has been spared from the problems, an of

City, DNR Broker Deal on Landfill
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

The city and Missouri Department of Natural Resources have brokered a deal that will save a significant amount of money and not require the relocation of 45,000 cubic yards of waste at the Washington

United Way Sees Increase In Volunteers
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

While American volunteer rates are declining, United Way is seeing a dramatic increase in volunteering, with more than double the rate of growth and predicted increases next year, according to a new c

Local Woman Missing From Flying J
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

Family and friends of Becky Vaughn are concerned for her whereabouts. A Missing Persons report was filed on July 9 after witnesses reported her last being seen at the Flying J truck stop the previous day. Miramigoua Officer Kevin Dziemja stated Vaughn’s debit card had been used in Brazil, In on July 11, but whether […]

County Building Set for Demolition Contains Asbestos
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 19, 2014

An asbestos review on a county-owned building that will be torn down found some of the substance in the structure.

Proposal for Indoor Range in St. Clair Still on Target
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 18, 2014

Two public hearings are scheduled Monday before the St. Clair Board of Aldermen meeting that could help Larry Varner move forward with plans to open an indoor shooting range.

Officials Address Proposed Trash Collection Concerns
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 18, 2014

Some residents have expressed concerns in proposed changes to the city’s trash service.

Highway 47 Closed for Hopewell Hill Project — Closure Started Friday
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 18, 2014

A stretch of Highway 47 at Hopewell Hill will be closed beginning this Friday.

St. Clair Man Evades Police During Pursuit
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 18, 2014

Police are still searching for a man who managed to elude them in a vehicular pursuit Thursday morning.

New Early Learning Center Will Have Big Impact Here
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 18, 2014

The Parents as Teachers (PAT) director says the opening of the new Early Learning Center is a “dream come true” for her program and the community as a whole.

County Commission Awards Contract for Hogan Road
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 18, 2014

A stretch of county road around Gray Summit will see improvements under a contract awarded Tuesday by the county commission, an official said.

Pacific Patrol Officer Charged In Drug Thefts
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 18, 2014

A Pacific police officer accused of taking drugs that were evidence in criminal cases is facing felony charges.