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Sullivan Man Fatally Injured Crossing Railroad Tracks
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

A Sullivan man was fatally injured at 10:20 am Thursday morning after he was struck by a eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train. The victim, whose name has not been released, was fatally injured on impact. The victim had been at the Meramec Community Mission and purchased clothing and some puzzles moments prior to the […]

Deputies Arrest Storage Shed Thevies
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

On August 27, at approximately 9:46 AM., deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of West Springfield Road outside of St. Clair.  The reporting party stated there was a dark blue vehicle parked in the back of the storage units.  The caller advised there were two men near the vehicle and described one of them […]

Fundraiser For HALO This Saturday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Outdoor Gear Will be having a Sidewalk Sale and Fundraiser For HALO on Saturday, Sept. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hot dog, chips and soda will be available for purchase to help raise money for HALO.  Pet adoptions will be available too. Come out and help raise money for HALO while your looking […]

Pedestrian Struck By Train In Downtown Sullivan
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Pedestrian found deceased on Railroad tracks in downtown Sullivan. All three tracks are blocked in town as rescue crew respond to the scene.

Search and Rescue for Johnathan Shay On September 7
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Justice In Name Of has organized a search and rescue for Johnathan Shay St. James, Mo. September 7, 2015 at 8 a.m. location Scott’s Lodge ­ St. James City Park Johnathan Shay went missing July 9, 2015, he is a child living with Autism, Johnathan Shay is a Missing and Endangered child. They are asking for the public’s […]

Recovery of 4 ATV’s That Had Been Stolen From Robertsville & Villa Ridge Area
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Franklin County sheriff’s deputies arrested two man Monday in the investigation of four stolen ATVs from the Robertsville and Villa Ridge areas. David Whitaker, 39, Villa Ridge, is one of the two suspects. Whitaker has been charged with two counts of motor vehicle theft and two counts of receiving stolen property. His bond has been […]

State of Missouri Endangered Person Advisory
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

The Union Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at St. Louis City, 08302015.   Missing Is: Isabella Noelle Lavalle, a white female, age 14   Vehicle Information: Gold Chrysler 300, Missouri registration, numerics unknown   Possible Suspects or Associates are believed to be:   Shalaco Jones, […]

Additional Charges Filed Against Inmate Accused Of Threatening To Kill Deputy
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Additional charges have been filed against a man who allegedly threatened to kill a Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputy Aug. 20 while being processed in jail. Steven R. Volner, 20, had a loaded gun in his shorts. He told the deputy that he could have and should have killed him, then said he would remember the […]

Sullivan Fair Parade Winners
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

St. Anthony’s Festival
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015


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