Area News

Local Man Hits Pregenant Girlfriend With Car
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

On Monday, July 21st, 2014 at approximately 10:08 pm, officers of the Sullivan Police Department responded to the Super 8 Hotel located at 601 North Service Road West, in Sullivan, for a report of a person struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers learned that David L. Bullock (white male aged 21 from Sullivan) had […]

Man Strikes Pregnant Girlfriend With Car
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A man has been charged with intentionally striking his pregnant girlfriend with a speeding car while she stood outside a Sullivan motel Monday night.

House Fire Sunday Morning
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The Sullivan Fire Department responded to an alarm for a house fire located at 417 S. Park early Sunday morning, July 13. Sullivan Fire was called to the vacant home belonging to Devin Reed at 4:19 a.m. The firefighters arrived on scene at at 4:29 a.m. and were able to bring the fire under control […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 16 arrests for the week of July 7-13. This week’s arrests are: July 7; Nicholas D. Koviak, 31, Battlefield, was arrested on a misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and no seatbelt. Koviak was held at the St. James police department and released on bond. July […]

Man Seriously Injured In Crash On Hwy. 100
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A Washington man was left with serious injuries following an accident that occurred on Hwy. 100 at Route T, Fri., July 11 at 8 a.m. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when a 2005 GMC Sierra driven by Ryan D. Rogh, 49, Washington and traveling north on Route V, failed to yield […]

Union Teen Injured In Accident Sat.
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

An accident on Beiker Rd., one mile north of Bethelehem Church Rd., Sat., July 12 at approx. 5:20 p.m. left a Union teen with moderate injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Rebeccah A. Kramer, 18, Union, traveling in a 2008 Ford Fusion, ran off the right side of the […]

Labadie Man Injured In Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A Labadie man was injured in accident that occurred on North Commercial Ave., east of Route TT in Franklin County on Tues., July 8 at 2:15 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Charles W. Ribble, 73, St. Clair, driving an eastbound 2004 Chevy Blazer, attempted to make a left […]

Tractor Overturns On Interstate Tuesday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, an accident on I-44 at the 234.8 mile marker occurred on Tues., July 8 at 2:40 a.m. in Franklin County. Sherman E. Galloway, 71, Avondale, AZ, was operating an eastbound 2012 Kenworth Tractor too fast for conditions and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled off the […]

Hermann Man Fatally Injured In Head-On Collision
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A fatality was the result of an accident that happened on Hwy. 100 west of Bluff Rd. in Franklin County, Wed., July 9 at 3:38 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Timothy E. Dineen, 69, Hermann was traveling eastbound in a 1999 Lincoln Continental and crossed the center line, […]

St. Louis Family Injured In Accident Thursday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A driver suffering a medical condition was injured in an accident on I-44, near mile marker 249, on Thur., July 10 at around 5 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when Steven M. George, 62, St. Louis, operating an eastbound 2013 Dodge Caravan, suffered a medical condition causing him to […]

Animal In The Road Causes Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

An animal in the roadway caused an accident on Route KK, East of Bramel Road in Franklin County, on Thurs., July 10 at 10:30 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Austin L. Thater, 24, Florissant, traveling westbound on a 2002 Kawasaki, struck the animal and then struck a ditch. Thater, wearing his seat […]

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.

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.

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.

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

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.