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Honoring Our Veterans – Ken Powers

Ken Powers, collector of jackets, displays his VFW Honor guard jacket, the one of which he is most proud. By Kelly Alexander Ken Powers is originally from the state of Massachusettes. Transplanted in his early teens to the New Haven area, he lived with his mom and was involved with the civil air patrol for two years when he was in junior high school. In his junior and senior years in high school,... 

Lowe’s, Sullivan Fire Safety Event Oct. 15

The Sullivan Fire District and Lowe’s will once again team up for a scaled-down version of their Safety Day on Saturday, October 15. According to Sullivan Fire officials, Lowe’s will be handing out free smoke detectors to visitors while Sullivan Fire will be providing 9-volt batteries with a limit of two batteries per family. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. More information on this... 

City Of Sullivan Mayor Dennis Watz Issues Dysautonomia Awareness Month Proclamation

Mayor Dennis Watz recently issued a proclamation recognizing  October 2016 as “Dysautonomia  Awareness  Month” in the City of Sullivan. Danette Batson, a Dysautonomia  International volunteer residing in Missouri who requested the proclamation, shared, “Due to the lack of knowledge about this disease, it took five years of being completely  horizontal to get a proper diagnosis. I don’t... 
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New Rock Cemetery Workday Scheduled For Saturday, Oct. 1

The Springer families are scheduling another work day at the New Rock Cemetery. During the last work day on May 7, 2016, we repaired and leveled numerous stones, but did not finish. If there is enough helpers that day, they will attempt to get more stones leveled and straightened. Please, they need help! They need strong backs to help lift and level these heavy monuments. Also, they need folks with... 
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Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report

Sept. 3; 8 p.m., 636 Taylor St., alarm sounding. Sept. 3; 11:01 p.m., 210 Miller St. alarm sounding. Sept. 4: 5:10 p.m., Park Ridge Rd., ambulance assist. Sept. 5: 12:19 a.m., Project Rd. and Sullivan Bottom Rd.,  mutual aid. Sept. 5: 10:32 a.m., 28000 Hwy. 185, mutual aid. Sept. 5 12 p.m.: 431 Russell Rd., alarm sounding. Sept. 5; 4:37 p.m.: I-44 at the 233 mile marker eastbound, mutual aid. Sept.... 

Sullivan Police Department Weekly Arrest Report

The Sullivan Police Department made 15 arrests in the City of Sullivan during the week of September 19-25. These arrests are not included in other Sullivan Police articles. This weeks arrests were: Sept. 20; Thomas F. Coleman, 58, Leasburg, was arrested on a Phelps County warrant for alleged possession of dangerous drugs and a Sullivan charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Coleman was held in... 

Strain-Japan School – Grandparents’ Day Breakfast

Four generations of Chelsey Miriani’s family attended the Grandparents’ Day Breakfast at Strain-Japan School. Members of the Brendel and Erxleben family posed for a group picture during the Grandparents’ Day Breakfast at Strain-Japan School. Grandparents and other family members waiting to eat breakfast with their grandchildren at Strain-Japan School. Many parents and grandparents... 

First Presbyterian Church – Movie Night

First Presbyterian Church at 285 E. Springfield Rd. will be hosting a movie night on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6 p.m. The feature film is “The War Room”. This is not a war movie or a movie about wars. It is however a very inspirational movie. Please Join Us and Enjoy Food, Fellowship and friends. Snacks Will Be Provided!! First Presbyterian Church  Read More »
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Honoring Our Veterans – Sgt. Franklin Theodore Luechtefeld

Franklin Theodore Luechtefeld FRANK READING THE Missourian. One of his favorite things from home. Frank & Carol LuechtefeldJune 22, 1957 FRANK AT HIS retirement party in 1993. By Christine Hopwood Franklin Theodore Luechtefeld was born on December 18, 1932 to Edward and Elizabeth Luechtefeld in Leslie, MO. He was the sixth of eight children that were raised on a farm. He attended Holy Family Catholic... 

SHS’ Claire Schertler Competing For Miss MO Teen USA

CLAIRE SCHERTLER is representing Sullivan in the Miss Missouri Teen USA pageant on Spet. 24-25 in St. Charles. Claire Schertler will be representing Sullivan in the Miss Missouri Teen USA state pageant on Sept.  24 and 25, 2016 in St. Charles. She will compete in the athletic wear, evening gown and personal interview competitions. The winner will move onto the Miss Teen USA Pageant in 2017. Claire... 
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