Area News

Sullivan Senior Center Menus Sept. 28 – Oct. 4
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Wed. – Chicken cacciatore with noodles, green beans, cream style corn, mandarin oranges, bread. Thurs. – Egg frittata with cheese and veggies, O`Brien potatoes, stewed apples and raisins, fruit juice, biscuit, graham crackers. Fri. – Beef stew with stew vegetables, green peas, peaches, dinner roll, bread pudding. Mon. – Pasta Alfredo with chicken and broccoli, […]

Sullivan Senior Center Activities Sept. 28 – Oct. 4
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Wed. – Listen to oldies by request with Ron Laird – 10 a.m., card Bingo by Support Committee – 12:15 p.m. Thurs. – Fun & Fitness with Meramec Nursing Center 10:30 a.m., Bingo by Support Committee 12:15 p.m. Fri. – Bingo by Support Committee – 10:30 a.m. Mon. – Canasta by Shafferkoetter Senior Services; – […]

Jeff and Lynn Reeves
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Jeff Reeves, 53, and Lynn (Nolden) Reeves, 49, of Bourbon, MO, passed away together Monday, September 19, 2016 due to a motor vehicle accident near Ellington, MO. Lynn was born in St. Louis, MO, on December 3, 1966 to Georgia Ann (Heggs) Nolden and Henry Albert Nolden. She was raised in Overland, MO, and graduated […]

Debra Lynn Immekus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Debra Lynn Immekus, 61, of Salem, MO, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in Columbia, MO. Debra Lynn was born on September 20, 1954 to the late John and Lorraine (Sutton) Tyler in Clinton, WI. Her family soon moved to Missouri where she attended school and worked various jobs. On August 31, 1991, she was […]

First Presbyterian Church – Movie Night
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

First Presbyterian Church at 285 E. Springfield Rd. will be hosting a movie night on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6 p.m. The feature film is “The War Room”. This is not a war movie or a movie about wars. It is however a very inspirational movie. Please Join Us and Enjoy Food, Fellowship and friends. Snacks Will Be Provided!! First Presbyterian Church

2007 Honda Shadow 1100 VT Spirit
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

MOTORCYCLE: 2007 Honda Shadow 1100 VT Spirit, new tires, $2,700, 314-640-7997. __________________________pw23-24

1999 Jeep 4×4
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

AUTO: 1999 Jeep 4×4, new tires, $3,500 firm, call Bud at 573-259-2448 _____________________________ctfw-23

Directional Bore Operators, Locators, Mini-Excavator Operators & Laborers
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Help Wanted : We are hiring Directional Bore Operators, Locators & Mini-Excavator Operators w/CDL License. Also hiring Laborers. Some travel will be required. Contact Nicole, 636-257-7833, to request application. ______________________ctfw-22

Capital Quarries – Yard Loader Operator
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Capital Quarries: Sullivan Quarry is taking applications for a Yard Loader Operator. Apply at Sullivan Quarry, 3105 Hwy. FF, Bourbon, MO 65441. ________________________pw22

Part-time Cleaning Person Needed
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Help wanted: Part-time Cleaning Person needed. Evenings & weekends. 573-860-5046. _____________________pw22

Gifted Program Keeps Evolving for Students
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 26, 2016

Gifted students tackle tougher subjects than the majority of their classmates because they can, according to Kyle Walz, Meramec Valley R-III School District Odyssey coordinator.

Suspect Arrested in Connection With Fire at St. Clair Church
Missourian — Posted on Monday September 26, 2016

The St. Clair Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with a break-in and fire at Roots Church early Monday morning.St. Clair police and fire departments were dispatched to Roots Church at 335 N. Commercial early Monday morning in…

Ziglin Signs to Host Tours for Students - Part of Sign Manufacturing Day
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Ziglin Signs, Washington, will participate in Sign Manufacturing Day in October, designed to showcase careers in the sign, graphics and visual communications industries.

May Use Grant to Pave West Main, Westlink Drive
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

The city of Washington plans to use federal grant funds to pave two roads in conjunction with the major Bluff Road improvement project.

Students Collect Over $5,000 in Door Drive - Mail-In Donations Will Boost Total
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

More than 200 high school students, wearing bright green T-shirts and carrying brochures, canvassed the Washington community Wednesday afternoon collecting donations for the Franklin County Area United Way campaign.

Some Taxing Entities Have Major Debt
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Despite the higher assessed valuation of schools and cities in Franklin County, and the somewhat rosy financial forecast, many taxing entities are still carrying massive debt from borrowing and bond issuances.

Safe Location Needed For History Collection
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Alderman Carol Johnson wants the city to find a permanent home for history memorabilia and papers that were removed from the Meramec Valley History Museum building when the building was sold.

Bardot Street Improvement Plans Have Been Put on Hold
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Plans to make improvements to Bardot Street from Highway 30 to Springfield have been put on hold for now.

City, Sports Leaders To Discuss Field Use
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Union parks and recreation officials soon will begin working with youth sports leaders to hash out field schedules in preparation for the opening of the Veterans Memorial Park next year.

Outstanding Bonds to Be Refinanced
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

The Meramec Valley School District approved a “go to market” resolution to refund $5.4 million in outstanding general obligations bonds and issue new bonds.

Sinkhole Project Grows in Size, Cost
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

The city is moving forward with plans to repair a giant sinkhole that occurred Sept. 9 when a sewer line collapsed, but who is responsible to cover the damage is uncertain.

Washington School Board May Change ’16 Tax Levy
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

The Washington School Board will hold a second public hearing Wednesday night to set the property tax levy for 2016-17 due to misinformation received from Franklin County.

Pacific Calls for More SO2 Monitors at Labadie Plants - Sends Resolution to EPA
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Pacific aldermen passed a resolution Sept. 20 calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require sulfur dioxide monitors surrounding the Labadie power plant to be placed where highest levels of pollutants can be detected.

I-44 Trucking and Wrecker Service Does a ‘Risky Recovery’ - Job Featured in National Magazine
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Mark Robbins doesn’t just use his “zip line” for an amusement ride at the St. Clair Fall Festival.

Police: No Trespassing Near Bridge
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

The city of Washington erected No Trespassing signs Friday on fences blocking the Rotary Riverfront Trail from the new Highway 47 Missouri River bridge construction site.

Sheriff’s Civil Division Now in Judicial Center - Moves From Sheriff’s Office
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

According to state statute, there are two mandated services a sheriff must provide, a jail and a civil process division.

Area Man Buys Drug-Testing Kit Company
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

When Mike Peterson of St. Clair suspected his son Ben had a drug problem years ago, he and his wife did everything they could to help him.

Plaintiffs Suing County Request New Judge - After Sanctions Ordered Last Month
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Two plaintiffs suing Franklin County Counselor Mark Vincent are asking for a change of judge after Associate Judge Ada Brehe-Krueger imposed monetary sanctions on the men and denied several of their motions at a hearing in July.

Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Porn - Trial Was Set for Wednesday
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

After five years of court appearances and plea negotiations, a child pornography case against a Sullivan man is closed.

Tool Allows Students to Report Bullying Online
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Students, parents, employees and volunteers now have a new way to report bullying in the Union School District.