Area News

Michael Dean Hopwood
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Funeral services for Michael Dean Hopwood age 53, of Brazoria/Sweeny area were held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday August 30, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church, Brazoria with Dr. Debbie Measells officiating. Interment was held at Brazoria Cemetery. The family received friends for visitation from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church before services. […]

Melvin ‘Mel’ Keeven
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Melvin G. “Mel” Keeven of Leasburg, MO was born to the union of Herman and Wilamena (Drake) Keeven on October 6, 1926 in St. Louis, MO and left from this life at his home surrounded by family on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the age of 87. Mel was united in marriage to Frances M. […]

Chester Fuchs
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Chester Fuchs, of Bourbon, MO, formerly of the Owensville area, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014 at the age of 88 years and 17 days. Chester was born at Owensville, MO on August 18, 1926 to the late Tony and Mary (Schimmel) Fuchs, Jr.  He was raised there and was later married to Eleanor […]

Spring Bluff School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

BHS Menus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Sep. 24- Sept. 30 Breakfast Wednesday – Yogurt, bagel, mixed fruit or fresh fruit. Thursday – Breakfast sandwich, oranges. Friday – Biscuits & gravy, sausage patty, chilled pineapple. Monday – Grilled Cheese, chilled applesauce. Tuesday-Biscuits & gravy, sausage, peaches or fresh fruit. Milk served daily. Cereal and toast are offered as a daily alternate. Lunch […]

BES And BMS Menus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Sep. 24- Sept. 30 Breakfast Wednesday – Yogurt, bagel, mixed fruit or fresh fruit. Thursday – Breakfast sandwich, oranges. Friday – Biscuits & gravy, sausage patty, chilled pineapple. Monday – Grilled Cheese, chilled applesauce. Tuesday-Biscuits & gravy, sausage, peaches or fresh fruit. Milk served daily. Cereal and toast or a smoothie and toast are offered […]

Sullivan Senior Center Menus
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Wed., Sep. 24 – Seasoned baked chicken with cornbread dressing, Brussels sprouts, glazed baby carrots, fruit in gelatin, whole grain bread. Thur., Sep. 25- Meatballs and spaghetti with Italian tomato sauce, broccoli,Italian salad, stewed apples and raisins, whole grain breadstick. Fri., Sep. 26 -Roast pork with gravy, sweet potatoes, green peas with pimentos, fresh fruit, […]

Sullivan Senior Center Activities
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Wed., Sep. 24 – Music with Ron & Colleen Booher at 10:30 a.m., Card Bingo at 12:15 p.m. – by Dunsford Court Assisted Living. Thurs., Sep. 25- Falls Prevention Month-Health Fair/Flu Shot Clinic 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Fri., Sep. 26 -Bingo by Alternative Hospice- 10:30 a.m. Mon., Sep. 29 -Canasta sponsored by Shafferkoetter Senior Services at […]

Firewood for sale
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Firewood for sale: $120 per cord. includes delivery and wood stacked. 314-640-0167. ___________________p21-22

Price Reduced!
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Board to Revisit Park Fees in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 21, 2014

The Washington Park Board agreed to reconvene a subcommittee to look at altering park usage fees.

Council to Host Hearings On Rezoning Request
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

The Washington City Council will host a double meeting Monday, Sept. 22.

County to Get More Funds to House Inmates
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

Franklin County will get a little more money from the state for holding state prisoners now that Gov. Jay Nixon has released some funding.

Robert E. Hansen Hall Dedicated at East Central College
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

With a standing room only crowd, the Robert E. Hansen Hall at East Central College was dedicated Thursday evening, Sept. 18.

Board to Vote on Resolution Opposing Amendment 3
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

The Washington School Board will vote Tuesday night on a resolution opposing a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution — Amendment 3.

Plan Board Rejects CUP Amendment
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission denied a conditional use permit amendment at Tuesday’s meeting.

Who Would Pay for Body Cameras? — Some Local Agencies Already Using Them
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

As the debate begins on mandating body cameras for all Missouri peace officers, most local law enforcement officials support their use as a way to protect officers and make them more accountable.

Some Enrollment Changes At Local Parochial Schools
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

Local parochial schools are experiencing slight shifts in enrollment for the 2014-15 school year.

Union Board President: Weideman Doesn’t Speak for the Board
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

Union School Board President Gary Young Thursday told The Missourian that while the board respects the opinion of the board member who called for central office resignation Wednesday, it does not hold

Union School Board Member Calls for Resignations
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 20, 2014

A Union School Board member Wednesday night called for the resignation of Superintendent Steve Bryant and all central office administrators because of the district’s poor state test scores.

Week 5 Football — Sullivan Rallies Past Pacific
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 19, 2014

SULLIVAN — For three quarters, the Pacific Indians were in position for an upset victory at Sullivan's homecoming.

Week 5 Football — Union 55, St. Clair 35
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 19, 2014

UNION — If you like scoring, Union was the place to be Friday night.

Week 5 Football — Borgia 42, Cardinal Ritter 6
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 19, 2014

Borgia shook off a shaky start, got on a roll and cruised to a dominating 42-6 victory over Cardinal Ritter in Week 5 of the high school football season Friday on Homecoming.

Week 5 Football — Ft. Zumwalt South 56, Washington 7
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 19, 2014

It took less than a minute for the Ft. Zumwalt Bulldogs to take a lead it would never relinquish. 

Police Follow Lead in Warrenton Bank Holdup
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 19, 2014

Warrenton police are following up on a “promising lead” in connection to last week’s armed robbery at Jonesburg State Bank.

Crews Respond to Grain Bin Fire At Straatmann Feed
Missourian — Posted on Friday September 19, 2014

Local fire crews worked together to put out a blaze in a grain bin at Straatmann Feed in Labadie Thursday evening.

Mayor: Legal Residence Is 709 W. Union Street
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 18, 2014

According to one resident, some Pacific aldermen are going around the city trying to drum up support for a claim that Mayor Jeff Palmore is not a legal resident of the city.

City Asks Businesses to Direct Trucks Away From Candlewick
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 18, 2014

The city has called on owners and managers of businesses in the industrial parks to help direct trucks to and from the city industrial areas.

County Gets Money After Governor Releases Funds
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 18, 2014

Money released last week by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will help keep the Franklin County Assessor’s Office running.

Area Agencies to Take Part in Countywide Drug Take Back
Missourian — Posted on Thursday September 18, 2014

A prescription drug take back will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, throughout the county.