Area News

St. Clair Man Fatally Injured Friday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

A St. Clair man was fatally injured in a single vehicle accident on the North Service Rd., one-tenth of a mile west of Route 30, Fri., Sept. 5, at 3:25 a.m. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Phillip J. Sprock, 44, St. Clair, operating an eastbound 2008 Chevrolet Silverado, failed to […]

Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole Tuesday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

A Union woman received minor injuries after her vehicle exited a Franklin County roadway and struck a utility pole Tues., Sept. 2, at 10 p.m. The accident occurred on West Springfield Rd., just north of Anaconda School Rd., when Chellsey N. Harrison, 20, Union, operating a northbound 1999 Toyota Camry, and crossed into the oncoming […]

Motorcycle Accident Injures One Sunday
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

A 44-year-old Maryland Heights man received minor injuries following a motorcycle accident Sun., Sept. 7, on eastbound Route YY, just west of North Lane in Franklin County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:25 p.m. when Brian H. Goldberg, 44, operating a 2003 Motoroam V11, traveled off the right side of […]

Sullivan Police Department’s ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Enforcement Campaign a Success’
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Declaring Sullivan Police Department’s participation in the nation’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” drunk driving crackdown a success, the Sullivan Police Department reported that 4 Driving While Intoxicated arrests, 5 Driving While Revoked/Suspended arrests, 3 warrant arrests, 1 drug arrest and 22 citations were made during the enforcement period, which ran from Aug. […]

Donations To The Legion
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Legion And Auxiliary Install Officers
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

By Alice Bremer A very pleasant evening of comradship, fellowship and fun was had by the members of the American Legion Post 81 and Auxiliary Unit  on Aug. 26. The annual Installation of Officers Dinner was held at the Post Hall in Bourbon. The officers that will serve the Legion for the coming year are Commander Ken […]

MSHP Troop I Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Aug. 30 James M. Dickson, 28, Troy, was arrested in Crawford County for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance – Xanax, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Aug. 30 – Daniel E. Scrabeck, 31, Richland, was arrested in Pulaski County for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, misdemeanor possession of drug […]

Bourbon Seventh-day Adventist School
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Old Iron Works Day’s
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

It’s a cool fall day in the beautiful Meramec River Valley. A spray of colorful fall leaves float lazily from the trees finally laying on the clear waters of Maramec Spring and then floating away like tiny sailboats. There is a smell in the air of barbecue and the sound of banjos and fiddles. People […]

Council Adopts New Police Regulations
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

By Jeff Tolle The Bourbon Board of Aldermen spelled out in black and white exactly what they expect from their Police Department at the Aug. 26 City Council meeting. Bill No. 814.02 Ordinance No. 680 was added to the Bourbon Municipal Code by two unanimous votes on the motion made by Alderman John Doherty and […]

Lake Creek Bridge at Dutzow Open
Missourian — Posted on Tuesday September 16, 2014

All lanes on the new Lake Creek Bridge on Highway 47 near Dutzow in Warren County are now open.

UPDATE: Victim Declines Prosecution in Assault at Lake Thunderbird
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

UPDATED: A 30-year-old man who was assaulted by another man during a dispute Sunday evening told investigators that he doesn't want to prosecute.

Task Force Nabs Three for Drugs
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

Two men arrested Thursday, Sept. 4, by narcotics officers are facing felony and misdemeanor drug charges in the future, authorities said.

Door: Vote Recount On ‘Right to Farm’ Goes Over Smoothly
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door said the county recount of the “right to farm” amendment went over very well.

St. Clair sophomore fatally struck on Hwy. 30
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

ST. CLAIR, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri teenager has died after being hit by a car while waiting at the end of his driveway for a school bus.

Beer can, tire tracks lead to arrest
Sullivan Journal — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

FRANKLIN COUNTY - During the morning of August 11, deputies responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Virginia Mines road outside of St. Clair in reference to a burglary.   A substantial amount of

Electrical Panel Fire Shuts Down Rawlings Warehouse
Missourian — Posted on Sunday September 14, 2014

An electrical fire Wednesday at Rawlings Sporting Goods, Washington, forced the warehouse to close for 2 1/2 hours.

Children’s Services Study To Be Released Next Month
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

A local taxpayer-funded agency that provides funding for children’s services, such as counseling and bullying prevention, will release the findings of a needs assessment next month after the board of

Septic Sewage Blamed For Treatment Plant Odor
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The Washington sewer department is hoping a change in the process at the wastewater treatment plant will result in fewer odor issues.

Man Pleads Guilty to Exploiting Elderly
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

A former Rosebud resident pleaded guilty to the financial exploitation of the elderly and felony stealing.

Mercy Attracts Nephrologist To Practice in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

One in three American adults is at risk for developing kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation. High blood pressure and diabetes are two of the leading causes.

Principal Evaluations Are Now Under Way in District — New System Being Used This Year
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

Administrators in the Washington School District will be evaluated under a new system this year.

R-XI Officials Discuss MSIP Score, Report
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The phone blast, email and text messages sent out about the Union School District’s special board meeting Wednesday night worked.

Robertsville Retreat Seeks Amended CUP
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The National Association of Inter-Cultural Family Mission (NAICFM) is requesting a change to its conditional use permit

County 911 Project Goes Out for Bid
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

After initially questioning the need to purchase a new 911 communication tower for the sheriff’s office, Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer this week voted with the two other commissioners

Catholics Here Respond To Annual Catholic Appeal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The Most Rev. Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, announced Friday the results of the 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal.

Commission Sets Tax Rates
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

The Franklin County Commission set the 2014 property tax rates Tuesday.

Bridge Grant Will Free Up State Funds for Other Road Projects
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

A total of $9.5 million allocated to build the new bridge over the Missouri River at Washington will free up money that can be used for other transportation projects around the state, according to Jud

Annual Run to Read Is Set for October 11
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

Teachers and librarians, lace up your sneakers and prepare to join Newsbee and other area runners and reading enthusiasts Saturday, Oct. 11, for the Run to Read.

Patrol Asked To Investigate Pizza Case
Missourian — Posted on Saturday September 13, 2014

Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke has asked the Missouri State Highway Patrol to investigate a complaint by an inmate who alleges that a detention deputy fed him pizza sprayed with pepper mace.