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Roof Top Food Drive Raises $5,129 For Mission Along With 2,679 Pounds Of Food

MISSOURI BAPTIST SPORTS REHAB CENTER brought over their food donations by wagon for the Annual Roof Top Food Drive on Friday morning at the downtown Grandstand near the Meramec Community Mission. The food driver collected some $5,129 in cash donations, 2,679 pounds of food from Aerofil Technology employees and 2,579 food items from other donors. See related pictures on page 8D. The Annual Meramec... 

Honoring Our Veterans

Staff Sergeant Arlen Helton By Kelly Rose Arlen Helton, a kid of 18, from a family of 14 brothers and sisters, was drafted into the Army in 1943. At that time, he was working to help build Ft. Leonard Wood and also, worked on a dairy farm in New Haven, when the military requested his person. He could have technically gotten out of it for work reasons, but “My buddies were going, so I went,” he... 

Honoring Our Veterans

Army PFC Glen King By James B. Bartle It’s been more than a decade since Sullivan resident Glen King suffered a career military injury while serving his country but his love for the service has never left. King is a 1993 graduate of Bourbon High School and entered the United States Army in 1995, however two years later a parachute accident ended his U.S. Army Ranger career. King earned several awards... 

Veteran of the Week

By Kelly Rose Thomas W. Stout, originally from St. Louis, voluntarily enlisted in the Navy in the year of 1948. “I wanted to go into the Navy because I had uncles that were in during World War II,” Stout said. Stout began his military experience with 4 months of boot camp in Great Lakes, IL and from there, going to San Diego for further medical training as a Hospital Corpsman. The Hospital Corpsman... 

Veteran Of The Week

Samuel D. Miller, resident at Victorian Manor, is Sullivan Independent News’ featured veteran of the week. By Kelly Rose Samuel D. Miller was called into action in 1943 to serve 35 months in the branch of the military called the Tank Destroyers, during World War II, leaving his job at a dairy processing plant in Chambersburg, PA. Miller “did everything” that was involved in pasteurizing the... 

Motorcycle Accident Injures County Man

A Franklin County man received moderate injuries following a motorcycle accident on Hwy. 100, east of Daisy Lane, Mon., Nov. 3, at 5:15 p.m. The accident occurred when Daniel L. Woods, 55, Washington, operating a westbound 2006 Harley-Davidson Fatboy when he swerved to avoid a deer and traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Woods received moderate injuries and was transported by... 

Shoplifter Tased Following Foot Pursuit, Officers Nab Two In Foot Pursuits

By James B. Bartle A 40-year-old Bourbon white male suspected of shoplifting and resisting arrest was Tased in Jim Bottomley Park Thursday afternoon following a foot pursuit by Sullivan Police, Sullivan Police were called to Glik’s, 675 Fisher Dr. at 3 p.m. for a reported male shoplifter. Officers responded to the business and got involved in a foot pursuit chasing the suspect across a parking lot,... 

Mattress Fire Damages Home Saturday Morning ‘Child With Lighter Believed To Be Cause’

By James B. Bartle A child playing with a lighter is believed to have led to a house fire on Saturday morning, Nov. 8, at 7:26 a.m. Sullivan Firefighters arrived at 4664 Woodland in Woodland Heights for a report of smoke in a home and as firefighters approached the area, they observed heavy smoke in the area. “Firefighters were able to knock the fire down and bring it under control,” said Rich... 

Toy Drive Collections Began November 12

The Sullivan Fire Protection District, along with the Sullivan Independent News, KTUI Radio, Missouri Baptist EMS and the Meramec Community Mission are getting ready to start the Toy Drive. The Mission needs new, unwrapped toys or money donations for the 400 plus children anticipated this year. This year, they are offering families to adopt too, if your business would be interested in helping with... 

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report

The Missouri Highway Patrol, Troop C, made eleven arrests in Franklin County for the week of Nov. 3-9. This week’s arrests were: Nov. 6; Victoria L. Mejia, 29, Sullivan, was arrested on a St. Louis Metropolitan Police warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the charge of driving while intoxicated. Mejia was held in the St. Louis County Jail. Nov. 6; Anthony B. Winistoerfer, 40, Union, was... 
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