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Chamber Presents 2014 Award Recipients In Roaring Twenties Theme

Chamber Award Banquet Winners. Sullivan Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Awards Banquet Saturday with the following recipients awarded: Young Man of the Year: Michael McDermott, Educator of the Year: Christina Sego, Chamber President: Tina Cook, Young Lady of the Year: Megan Brandt, Woman of the Year was a tie with: Myrl Bledsoe and Linda Fitzgerald. Back Row from L-R: New Business Award: Kid’s... 

Menard Ordinance Approved By Council Tuesday

‘Two Other Ordinances Approved’ By James B. Bartle The Sullivan City Council met on Tues., Feb. 17, approving three ordinances and a fireworks bid, among the ordinances approved was another step forward in the possible development of a Menard, Inc. manufacturing and distribution center to be located off the South Service Rd. between Sullivan and Stanton. Ord. 3658; approved an agreement with Menard,... 

Sullivan Police See Increases In Twelve Areas In 2014

‘Decreases Were Found In Fourteen Areas’ By James B. Bartle Sullivan Police were very active in 2014 where they observed increases in twelve areas and slight decreases in fourteen other categories in their annual Crime/Activity report for the past year. The department saw its incident reports decrease slightly in 2014 with 11,339 reports down from 11,635 in 2013. Other areas where decreases were... 

Two Car Accident Leaves Both Drivers Injured

An accident on Thurs., Feb. 19 at 6:45 p.m. occurred on Hwy. 100 at Hwy. V. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred when Teddy W. Crosby, 53, Owensville, driving a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, failed to yield to and collided with an approaching 2005 Jeep Laredo operated by Charla G. Jackson, 18, Villa Ridge. Crosby suffered moderate injuries and was taken by Meramec Ambulance... 

Gerald Man Injured In Crash

An accident that occurred on Mon., Feb. 16 at approximately 2:25 in the afternoon on Klemme Road just west of Hwy. 50 left the driver with minor injuries. According to the report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Leonard L. Vogt, 48, Gerald, operating a 2001 Ford Ranger, was traveling too fast for road conditions and slid off the right side of the road and into... 

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report

The Sullivan Police Department made 16 arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of Feb. 16-22. This week’s arrests were: Feb. 16; Tonya K. Tune, 38, Sullivan, was arrested on a warrant from Franklin County on the charge of excessive BAC-driving while intoxicated. Tune was released to Franklin County Deputies and held on a $7,500 bond. Feb. 18; Matthew W. Clark, 29, Sullivan, was arrested for... 

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report

Feb. 16; Jason E. Abrams, 36, Union, was arrested on a Ralls County warrant for possession of narcotics equipment. Abrams was held on bond at the Franklin County jail. Feb. 16; Ross M. Sherer, 22, Villa Ridge, was arrested on patrol charge of driving while intoxicated and a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear FTA on the original charge of marijuana possession. Sherer was held on bond at the... 

Fit 4 Kids

Come join the 6-week cardio and strengthening fitness class for kids on Monday and Thursday afternoons. Youth class: Ages 6-12 from 5-5:30 p.m. (8 spots available), Teen class: ages 13-15 years old is from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Classes instructed by Berri Stroup, certified personal fitness trainer. Students may bring an inexpensive yoga mat. Call Missouri Baptist Therapy and Wellness for costs and before... 

Potosi Native Serves Aboard USS Fitzgerald

Jesse Wood Story by Navy Office of Community Outreach A 2013 Potosi High School graduate and Potosi, MO native is serving aboard the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), living and working at the Navy’s forward-deployed base south of Tokyo. Seaman Jesse Wood is a culinary specialist aboard the destroyer operating out of Yokosuka, which is located approximately 35 miles south of Tokyo and... 

High Speed Chase Lands Sullivan Woman In Jail Following Crash

THREE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS NEARLY STRUCK. Three law enforcement officers, including two from Sullivan, were nearly struck by this stolen Jeep Cherokee Tuesday night, Feb. 10, after it was stolen by a Sullivan woman. The vehicle was in a pursuit with Sullivan Police and Franklin County Deputies before it crashed into the Sullivan Sunny Jim Bottomley Park utility pole. See related article. Photo... 
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