Area News

F.S.B.O. – 3 bdrm. house in Sullivan
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016

F.S.B.O.: 3 bdrm., 1 bath house in Sullivan with 2 storage sheds. Fenced backyard. $67,000. Call 636-234-6369 or 573-259-3297. _____________________pw18-19

Experienced Roofers
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016

Help wanted for MJ Roofing, experienced roofers needed. Need your own tools and transportation. Call Mike at 573-885-1507 or 573-465-1896. ________________________cw19-20

Van driver/laborer
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016

Help Wanted: Van driver/laborer, 636-432-8451. _____________________________pw19-20

Sullivan Police Investigating Two Burglaries
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016

By James B. Bartle Sullivan Police are reaching out to other law enforcement agencies in the state of Missouri following a rash of burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours of Aug. 16. The first Sullivan burglary was reported at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 664 Cumberland Way, at 3:25 a.m. when an alarm began to […]

2 bdrm. home
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016

FOR RENT: 2 bdrm., all electric. Located at 209 McKinley. $450 rent. No pets. 314-630-3037 or 573-468-2672. ________________________cw18

Sullivan Man Accused Of Shooting Victim During Domestic Incident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Monday August 29, 2016

A Sullivan man is charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon after he allegedly shot a 29-year-old victim in the leg during an altercation involving the victim’s fiancee and the suspect’s wife Sunday. Carl Butler, Jr. is being held in the Washington County Detention Facility on a $100,000 bond. […]

WHS Students Begin New CAPS Course
Missourian — Posted on Monday August 29, 2016

Fifteen Washington High School students are taking a new CAPS course, called Ignite, this year which will give them a feel for the business world.

School Board Approves Tax Levy for 2016
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 28, 2016

The Washington School Board has set its 2016-17 property tax rate at $4.0542 per $100 assessed valuation following a public hearing Wednesday night.

United Way to Host Second Agency Tour
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 28, 2016

The Franklin County Area United Way will host a fall agency tour Thursday, Sept. 15.

WHS Scholar/Quiz Bowl Team Earns High Ranking
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 28, 2016

The Washington High School Scholar Bowl (Quiz Bowl) team is starting off the school year ranked 23rd in the country.

Officials Discuss Bourbeuse River Dam
Missourian — Posted on Sunday August 28, 2016

After catastrophic winter flooding, the idea to take a second look at a 1974 plan to dam the Bourbeuse River upstream from Union is coming back to the forefront.

Two Area Blood Drives Will Be Held Next Month
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

During National Preparedness Month in September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a readily available blood supply for emergencies.

City to Seek Second Grant for Jensen’s Point
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

Pacific will apply for funds in the second round of St. Louis County Parks grants to complete additional improvements at Jensen’s Point Park, specifically for items that will make the park safer for visitors.

Judge Sanctions Plaintiffs in Suit Against County
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

On Wednesday, Associate Judge Ada Brehe-Krueger denied several motions filed by Art LeBeau, who is acting as his own attorney, and warned that in the future he will be held to the same standard as any attorney.

County Upgrading Security Systems
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

After a complete system failure last week, security systems at the Franklin County Judicial Center, Old Courthouse and Government building are being replaced for a cost of about $40,000.

Patrol Urges Drivers to Watch Out for Children
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

Motorists are urged to pay attention and watch out for children at all times, but especially when school is in session.

Police Officer Stationed At ECC’s Union Campus
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

A second police officer will soon begin working at East Central College’s main campus through a partnership with the Union Police Department.

All lanes of I-44 near St. James closed due to downed power line
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

MoDOT Traffic Alert: All lanes of I-44 near St. James closed due to downed power line. Eastbound traffic is being detoured to Route 63 to Route V to Route 68. Westbound traffic is being detoured to Route 68 to Route 63. The duration of the closure is unknown at this time.

Suspect Charged in Fire That Destroyed Man’s Car
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

A Franklin County man who has felony and misdemeanor cases pending in Franklin and Crawford counties is accused of destroying a car earlier this month, authorities said.

City to Flow Test Every Fire Hydrant
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

Every single fire hydrant in the city of Washington will be tested soon.

Police SUVs Hit the Road
Missourian — Posted on Saturday August 27, 2016

The three new police SUVs purchased earlier this year are now on the streets in Washington.

Man Charged in Attack on Woman At Sullivan Home
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

Sullivan police found a bloody scene and a naked victim Monday morning when they answered a domestic assault call at a home on Pine Street, authorities said.

Hidden Rocks Bring Messages Of Hope to Public
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

Tired of seeing a lot of negativity on Facebook, St. Clair resident Sue Sweet decided it was time to spread some love and inspiration one rock at a time.

Drones Are All the Buzz For Photography Business
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

Although it’s not his day job, former St. Clair resident Jeff Anderson spends his off-time making money with his drone.

Woman Facing Charges In Drug Investigation - Has Four Pending DWI Charges
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

A Franklin County woman who racked up four drunk driving arrests in a three-month period is now facing felony charges in a narcotics investigation, authorities said.

Johnny’s, in Union, Celebrates 15 Years - Formerly Named DiGiacinto’s
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

Johnny’s has been offering a variety of made from scratch fare for 15 years, and owner John Hammack hopes to continue that tradition for years to come.

Washington UPS Store Under New Ownership
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

The UPS Store at 1165 Clock Tower Plaza in Washington is under new ownership.

Local Lawmakers Will Back Greitens - Say He Needs to Mend Fences
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

Now that the primary smoke has cleared, statewide Republican candidates are reaching out to legislators for support in the run up to the general election Nov. 8.

City Workers Take Vacation Days to Work on Project — For Mayor’s Crematorium Building
Missourian — Posted on Friday August 26, 2016

A number of phone calls to The Missourian Aug. 19 reported that city workers had closed a portion of Orleans Street and were working along side Mayor Jeff Palmore to dig up the street in front of the building that…

County Moving Forward With Two Bridge Projects - Possum Hollow, Bend Road
Missourian — Posted on Thursday August 25, 2016

In what could be considered a housekeeping meeting, the Franklin County Commission Tuesday approved orders in a wide range of categories and departments.