Area News

Pacific American Legion Auxiliary Seeks Members
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 320 Colwell Harris-Paul Williams is looking for new members.

Relay For Life Team Will Host Bark for Life
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The Pacific Relay For Life Team has announced a fund-raising event that would be held in April, ahead of the all-night walk at Pacific High School.

Man Charged With Domestic Assault
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

A Pacific man is facing felony domestic assault charges after allegedly beating and burning his wife.

City to Test Alert Notification System
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Union city officials are urging Union residents to update any contact information changes to the weather alert notification system as the severe storm season draws near.

I-70 Shooter Charged in Warren County Warrant
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

A Kansas City man who police say randomly shot at motorists along Interstate 70 Wednesday night is facing numerous felony charges stemming from a multi-county chase that injured two people.

Dispatch Center Seeking New Recording Device
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Washington’s dispatch center could soon get a voice recorder upgrade.

Redhage Named NAMA Marketer of the Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) recently announced that Paul Redhage, Labadie, has been selected as the 2015 NAMA Marketer of the Year.

Nike, Robertsville Hold Combined Writing Event
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Student authors at Nike and Robertsville Elementary schools shared their work with family and friends in a recent evening ceremony.

Sheriff Answers Concerns On Proposed Dispatch Fees
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke has responded to concerns raised by emergency responder districts over proposed dispatch fees the county may charge.

City Needs Member On County Committee
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Alderman Steve Myers wants the city of Pacific to have a seat on the Franklin County Transportation Council.

Assessor: Most Real Estate Will Not See Increase in Value
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Franklin County property owners whose real estate went up in value this year will soon be sent impact notices of their increase from the assessor’s office.

Auditor Says She Was ‘Wrongly Accused’ in Newspaper Story
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Officials say inaccurate information was reported in The Missourian Wednesday about Franklin Auditor Tammy Vemmer’s office.

State Able To Fully Fund A+ Program for Spring Semester
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Area school district officials and East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer said they are pleased that the A+ Scholarship Program will be fully funded for the spring 2015 semester.

Mum’s the FAA Word on Airport Closure Process
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

Mayor Ron Blum said he still is waiting to hear from the Federal Aviation Administration regarding the steps the city of St. Clair officially needs to follow to close its airport.

R-XIII Program Targets Homeless Teens
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The goal is to help homeless teenagers in St. Clair, even if it has to be one student at a time.

Fire District Notified About Investigation Centering on Mailer Flier
Missourian — Posted on Saturday March 28, 2015

The St. Clair Fire Protection District has received notification that it is being investigated by the Missouri Ethics Commission regarding the flier it sent to patrons centered on the two tax initiati

District Makes Changes to Summer School
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Planning for summer school is underway in the Washington School District.

Deputies Net Fourth Theft Ring Suspect
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Franklin County deputies have nabbed another suspect in the investigation of a large-scale vehicle theft ring.

False Tax Filing Reports Pour Into Washington Police
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Reports of fraudulent income tax filings continue to pour in to the Washington Police Department.

New Walking Trail to Be Built in City Park
Missourian — Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

The New Haven Park Board has for months been discussing ways to improve its park system, hoping to make facilities more attractive and ADA accessible.

Park Board Seeks Funding For Future Capital Projects
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Future capital improvement projects were discussed at length at the Washington Park Board’s Thursday night meeting.

Aldermen Discuss Water Heater Replacement Fee
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

A complaint by a resident that she had to pay too much for a permit to replace her home water heater prompted a call for a complete review of residential building permit fees.

City to Seek Help on Floodplain Properties
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The city operations committee will take up the question of why some residents are required to buy flood insurance and others are not.

Alderman Wants City Department Reports
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The city attorney will prepare a resolution requiring city department heads to make monthly reports to the board of aldermen on work in progress or recently completed.

City Postpones Start of Congress Street Project
Missourian — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The Highway N improvement project has been delayed after officials learned the estimate for sewer repairs was off by more than 100 percent.

Support Meals On Wheels! Dance with Big River Band
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Cuba Man Charged With Assault, Leaving Scene Of Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

A Cuba man is accused of second-degree assault and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident in a January incident. Justin L. Ray, 25, is being held on a $75,000 cash-only bond. According to the probable cause statement, the Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated an accident on Jan. 15 involving a pedestrian near Mound […]

Sullivan Man Fatally Injured In Head-On Accident
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

A 37-year-old Sullivan man was fatally injured hours after an accident on Hwy. 185 South, just south of Route A, Sun., Mar. 15, at 9:10 a.m. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Fredrick C. Haldeman, 37, Sullivan, operating a northbound 1994 Dodge Ram, collided with a southbound 1999 Chevrolet 1500, driven […]

Rotary Radio Auction To Be Held March 25-26
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

The Sullivan Rotary Club will be holding their annual radio auction next week on Wed., Mar. 25, and Thurs., Mar. 26, starting at 6 p.m. each evening on KTUI Radio, 102.1 FM, Fidelity Cable Channel 95 and online at KTUI.com. This is the fundraising event Rotary holds each year to provide scholarships for Sullivan and […]

American Cancer Society Announces Relay For Life
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

Sullivan walkers go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life. This celebration of life brings numerous groups and individuals concerned about cancer together for a unified effort to fight back. Teams of enthusiastic citizens will gather at the Sullivan Fairgrounds for a full day relay […]