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Sullivan Police Department Weekly Arrest Report

The Sullivan Police Department made five arrests for the week of December 31 through January 6, in the City of Sullivan. Jan. 7: Harold D. Pigg, 35, De Soto, was arrested for allegedly being in possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana up to 35 grams. Pigg was held in the Sull


Sullivan Man Indicted on Child Porn Charge

A Sullivan area man was indicted by a federal grand jury for possession of child pornography. Robert W. Boevingloh, 75, was ordered detained Dec. 19 by United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker.


Sullivan Police Respond To Four Heroin Overdoses

Sullivan Police continue to attempt to save lives in what has become a rash of heroin overdoses that have plagued Franklin County since December 26. Four more overdose victims were reported last week at various businesses in the city.


Lesbian Couple Denied Housing in Missouri Retirement Community Has Lawsuit Dismissed

ST. LOUIS, Mo - A federal lawsuit filed by a married lesbian couple alleging they were discriminated against by a Sunset Hills retirement community has been dismissed, The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports.


Appliance Suspected in Barn Blaze

Washington Fire officials say an appliance likely is to blame for a structure fire that destroyed a barn Monday. Assistant Fire Chief Nick Risch said crews were dispatched to 3 Rustic Hills Estates at 10:27 a.m. and a column of smoke could be seen from Highway A and Pottery Road. The fire was “well


BASKETBALL: Tigers' upset bid falls short in first-round loss to Rolla

Overcoming a miserable shooting night, the second-seeded defending champion Rolla High School boys’ basketball team held off the upset bid of seventh-seeded Salem to rally for a 58-50 victory Tuesday, Jan. 15 in the first round of the 74th annual St. James Tournament.


BOYS BASKETBALL: Salem freshmen fall to Sullivan

The Salem freshman Tigers lost to Sullivan 52-26 at home Tuesday, Jan. 8. Jimmy Barton paced Salem in scoring with nine points while Levi Smith added eight and Caleb Mackley seven.


U.S. Marshals capture 7 fugitives during southwest Missouri drug enforcement sweep

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- U.S. Marshal Mark S. James, Western District of Missouri announced the arrest of seven southwest Missouri fugitives on Wednesday. Jason Wages was charged in Greene County with 2nd Degree Burglary on October 26th, 2017, in a case investigated by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.


President Trump signs bill giving federal workers back pay

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill that will require some 800,000 federal employees to be compensated for wages lost or work performed during the partial government shutdown.


Suspect charged with stealing merchandise taken from vehicle stranded in winter storm

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – A Franklin County woman is accused of stealing merchandise from a vehicle that slid into a ditch and was abandoned in Friday’s snowstorm. 33-year-old Tonya Gerlt is charged with felony stealing and misdemeanor property damage. Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton said a witness


Witness in Missouri homicide case goes missing, prompting alert

RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for a man who is a witness in a pending homicide case. Kenneth E. Cornwell Jr. is 42 years old and was last seen on Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. in the 8900 block of E. 67th Street in Raytown, near Kansas City.


Indians Pin Sullivan in FRC Meet

The Indians took the first step to defending the Four Rivers Conference wrestling championship. Pacific wrestling notched its first conference win Tuesday, defeating Sullivan, 50-30, in a boys dual and 12-0 in a girls dual.


Sullivan Blitzes Borgia at Union

On paper, the games between the fourth and fifth seeds in a tournament are expected to be close. Tuesday night’s Union Girls Basketball Tournament game between St. Francis Borgia Regional and Sullivan was not.


Congress prepares to skip planned recess if shutdown goes on

WASHINGTON – Congress is planning to skip next week’s planned recess if the partial government shutdown continues. And there is every indication it will drag on. Neither side is showing signs of backing down. President Donald Trump told supporters in a conference call Tuesday that the shutdown will


Pair of Cadet teens hurt in two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 21

Two Cadet teenagers were hurt Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 16) in a two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 21 north of Warden Road in Washington County. A De Soto man also was involved in the accident, but he was not hurt, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.


Death of Sullivan Man Investigated As Possible Drug Overdose

The death of a 29-year-old Sullivan man Saturday, January 5 in the 400 block of South Olive Street is believed to be an alleged drug overdose, but at press time it was unclear if it was connected to the recent outbreak of drug overdoses to hit Franklin County from a powerful heroin that authorities


Additional Charges Filed Against Man Accused Of Burglarizing Car Washes, Golf Course

Charges have been filed against a Cuba man who allegedly burglarized a car wash in Bourbon during a string of incidents December 19-20. The man faces multiple burglary and property damage charges. Charges could still be filed in Franklin County after he allegedly burglarized a car wash in Sullivan.


Missouri's 700,000 food stamp recipients feeling effects of shutdown

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- As the partial government shutdown drags on the list of affected agencies and programs is growing. One local woman who gets food stamps says she's concerned people will be confused by February food stamp benefits arriving early.


West will be put to the test

The Belleville West Maroons enter the week with a 17-0 and a No. 1 ranking in the latest IHSA Class 4A state polls. This is on top of winning a state championship last season. Those gaudy marks will be put to the rest this weekend as they will participate in the prestigious Bass Pro Tournament of Ch


Missouri medical marijuana: Should minorities and women get preferential treatment?

To Kansas City businessman Dre Taylor, the case is clear for some form of affirmative action in Missouri’s new medical marijuana industry. Marijuana-related arrests fell disproportionately on black and Latino users for decades, even though studies show white people use marijuana at about the same ra