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West Overpass Now Open

Sullivan west overpass (by Cracker Barrel) is  now open. Motorists now have the convenience of three overpasses to get from south to north.  Read More »

SHS Class of 2009, ‘U Can’t Touch This’

By James B. Bartle The Sullivan High School Athletic Stadium was full to capacity on Friday night as the SHS Class of 2009 held their commencement ceremonies before their loving parents, family, friends, the Class of 1959 and school administration. The night began with the processional performed by the SHS band followed by a breathtaking performance of the National Anthem by the SHS Choir. Dr. Jennifer... 

City of Sullivan Mayor and Board of Aldermen Agenda for June 2

1. 7:00 p.m. – Call to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Approval of Agenda 5. Minutes of Previous Meeting Notes from Council Meeting – May 19, 2009 Notes from Closed Meeting – May 19,2009 Notes from Special Meeting – May 26,2009 6. Requests & Petitions Brenda Bizzle – Pritchett Benefit re: Temporary Street Closing... 

Pie in the Face at Lowe’s

Lowe’s employees held a “Pie in the Face” fundraiser for their Relay For Life Team on Tues., May 12. All managers were “pie eaters” and were voted on with cash donations or votes. The top vote getter was Bill Farr with 43 votes. Pictured is event organizer Brooke Gaskill, left, pushing a pie in the face of Farr.  Read More »

Postal Workers Collect Food

The Sullivan Post Office mail carriers held their annual food drive on May 9. The group collected 4,500 pounds of food, exceeding last year’s total by 1,000 pounds. The food was donated to the Meramec Community Mission. Pictured, from left to right: Jim Prince, Don Stack, Joe Carlyon, Randy Richter, Christy Ham and Dan Reed.  Read More »

Five People Injured In Church Bus Accident

By James B. Bartle Five people received minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident involving a church minibus on Wednesday evening at 6:48 p.m. Sullivan Police and Fire Departments were called to 951 Elmont Rd. for a van that had struck a church bus with nine people on board. Authorities arrived on the scene and determined that a 1994 Chevrolet minibus, operated eastbound by Jeremy Dace, 31, Sullivan,... 

Free Women’s Seminar Scheduled For June 1

By James B. Bartle Women in the local area will have a chance to learn how to flatten their lower abs, firm up their thighs and find out what foods are good for them along with what medications might be hurting them at a free seminar open to ladies of all ages on June 1. The event will be held at the Taurus Gym, 2536 South Service Rd., beginning at 6 p.m. with special guest speaker, Danny Russo. Russo... 

Aaction Photography Opens In Downtown Sullivan

By James B. Bartle “We have talked about opening this type business in downtown Sullivan for several years and decided that if we didn’t do it now we never would,” said Terry Pilkenton and Rick Webb of Aaction Photography, 12 West Main St., Sullivan. Aaction Photography is a family-owned business and Webb and Pilkenton are brother and sister-in-law. “We really like the downtown setting that... 

Creative Chainsaw Carvings & Rustic Decor Holds Ribbon Cutting

By James B. Bartle Creative Chainsaw Carvings & Rustic Decor, Stanton, held a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Sullivan Chamber of Commerce on Friday with a large turnout. The business was started in Valmeyer, IL in 1986 by six-time Grand National Champion and two-time World Champion carver, the late Gary Patterson. The business moved from Illinois to Stanton, following the great flood of 1993. Patterson... 

Meramec Nursing Center Held its First ‘Prom’

On Mon., May 11 to kickoff National Nursing Home Week. Prom King and Queen were Charles and Dorothy Slezak. Runners-up were Clark Springer and Velma Williams. Residents were dressed in prom clothes. Music was provided by Hysteria Sound/Jim Bartle.  Read More »
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