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Civic Leader, Businessman Melvin C. King Passes At Age 73

By James B. Bartle Melvin C. King, former owner of the Bobber Truck Stop and Civic Leader, passed away Sat., Mar. 1, at the age of 73. King was no stranger to the Sullivan Community, as he was well known for his former business, Bobber Truck Stop, however he was much more involved in the local community and continued to do so following the sale and closure of the Bobber. King served on the Missouri... 
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Franklin County Man Fatally Injured Friday Night

A Franklin County man was fatally injured in a three-vehicle accident on Hwy. O, just west of Jefferson St., Friday night, Mar. 7, at 9:18 p.m. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Jael M. Clem, 38, Pacific, operating an eastbound 2010 Audi Q5, attempted to pass an eastbound 2013 Chevrolet Sonic, driven by Edward N. Fox, 23, Pacific. The Clem vehicle struck a westbound... 

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report

The Missouri Highway Patrol made 18 arrests in Franklin County for the week of Mar. 3-9. This week’s arrests were: Mar. 3; Patrick S. McDaniel. 45. St. Clair, was arrested on a  Franklin County warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the charge of failure to register a motor vehicle. McDaniel was held in the Franklin County jail. Mar. 4; Tony L. Hampton, 56, Oxford, MS, was arrested on a... 

Sullivan Police Weekly Arrest Report

The Sullivan Police Department made seven arrests in the City of Sullivan for the week of Mar. 3-9. This week’s arrests were: Mar. 4; Joseph B. Weatherby, 42, was arrested on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear in court, FTA, on the charge of possession of a controlled substance. Weatherby was released on a court summons. Mar. 4; Donne W. Littlefield, was arrested on a probation and parole... 

Elsie A. Tucker

Elsie A. Tucker, of Bourbon, MO, wife of the late Jerry Tucker and daughter of the late Alfred and Elsie (Wright) Card, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at Mercy Hospital – St. Louis, the age of 86 years, four months and seven days. Elsie was born on October 21, 1927 in Sheffield, England. During W.W.II, she worked in a war factory in North Hampton, England making parachutes. She came to the... 
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Quilt Raffle Winner Drawn

PICTURED WITH THE STATE FLOWER quilt is Karen Rohrer, social services manager and Dema Schatz, quilt raffle winner. The hospital fund raising committee with the help of the auxiliary and Karen Rohrer, sold hundreds of raffle tickets for a beautiful state flower quilt. The quilt was skillfully made by Mary Ruble of Sullivan several years ago. She was well known in the area for her many beautiful handmade... 

Every Minute, Every Day, A Battle For Kasen Halbert ‘Benefit Scheduled For March 29’

By James B. Bartle There is nothing worse than seeing an illness or disease strike a young child and it seems even worse for the disease to strike a child prior to their birth into this world. For eight-month-old Kasen Halbert, every minute of every day has been a battle and will continue to be for the rest of his life, but the very smart eight-month-old is holding his own as doctors continue to conduct... 

Sullivan Elementary Spelling Bee

Sullivan Elementary Spelling Bee- Front Row: Mr. Mabe, Samantha Record (winner), Jesse Pritchett (runner-up), Mrs. Ennis. Back Row: Blake Oldham, Shelby Holtgrewe, Gracie Schmelz, Jordan West, Tyler Hopen, Emma Roberston, Lucas McCarty, Drew Schlueter, Loren Halmick, Cole Koonce and Haley Richardson.  Read More »
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Volunteers Needed

Local Volunteers Needed To Share Their Gifts BJC Hospice is in need of volunteers from Steelville, Washington, Union, St. Clair, Gerald, Cuba and Sullivan to visit hospice patients in the surrounding areas. Trained volunteers with BJC Hospice give the gift of friendship to terminally ill patients in homes and extended care facilities and relief to those caring for them. Your presence in the home gives... 

Deputies To Crack Down On Bus Violations

Starting this week, Deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office will be riding school buses at various times to target aggressive and hazardous violations pertaining to school bus stop arm violations. Regrettably, many cars and other vehicles drive past stopped school buses when they are supposed to stop. This is due to aggressive/hazardous driving, inattention or ignorance of the law.... 
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