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One-Vehicle Crash Leads to Serious Injuries and DWI Charge

Licking, MO. – A Newburg, MO man has been charged with a misdemeanor after a one-vehicle accident left his passengers seriously injured. Dannie Wilson, a 37-year-old male, was driving a 2014 Chevy Captiva on Highway 63, 1 mile North of Licking, when he crashed. The crash occurred as Wilson traveled into the left lane, overcorrected, went off the right side of the roadway, and went airborne, striking an embankment and several trees.
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Collinsville man drowns in Meramec River

A Collinsville man drowned in the Meramec River over the holiday weekend. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Uriel Ramirez jumped from a bluff near Sullivan on Monday afternoon and did not resurface. His body was later found downstream near the boat ramp at Meramec State Park. Authorities say he...
Missouri S&T News and Research

In its first 12 hours, S&T’s Kummer College hosts first Ph.D. dissertation defense

Less than 12 hours after being officially established on July 1, the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development at Missouri S&T hosted its first doctoral dissertation defense. At 10:30 a.m. July 1, Javier Valentín-Sívico, an engineering management student, successfully defended his thesis, “Evaluating Barriers to and Impacts of...
Sullivan Independent News

House Fire Still Under Investigation

The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office has not issued an official reporton the cause of a house fire in the 600 block of Elizabeth St., Sunday, June 26, at 9:45 a.m., that seriously injured seven people, one fatally. Sullivan Fire Chief Eric Lewis reported to the Sullivan Independent News...

Ozark Actors Theatre’s 30th Summer Season Opens With Entertaining ‘Mamma Mia!’

Venue: Cedar Street Playhouse, 701 N. Cedar St., Rolla. Tickets: $15 to $25; contact 573-364-9523 or Highlights: Artistic director Blane Pressler and director/choreographer Jennifer Hopkins welcome audiences to the start of the regional company’s 30th summer season with an enjoyable rendition of the long-running Broadway smash jukebox musical “Mamma Mia!,” along with its roster of 1970s-’80s hits from the Swedish rock group ABBA.
Sullivan Independent News

35th Meramec Community Fair Looks Positive Thus Far

The 35th Annual Meramec Community Fair was held June 21-25, with no rain impacting the fair this year and what appears to have been some strong numbers each night, possibly setting some record sales. “We are so thankful that the weather, while hot, didn’t bring any heavy rains or storms...

Newburg man cited for alcohol-related crash that leads to serious injuries for Rolla woman

A Rolla woman and St. Louis man are seriously injured in a crash involving alcohol in Texas County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Megan Strain, 29, of Rolla and Steven Stiner, 43, of St. Louis were riding in an SUV on Highway 63 just north of Licking Tuesday night when the driver traveled into the left lane, overcorrected, then drove off the side of the road. The SUV then became airborne before hitting an embankment and several trees.
Sullivan Independent News

Post 18 Falls At St. Peters Post 313

Sullivan Post 18 came up short against St. Peters Post 313 for the second time this season, losing 9-4 on the road Monday. Post 18 made a valiant effort, but were unable to keep up with St. Peters after a long sixth inning. Dustin Lappe got the start on the...
Sullivan Independent News

Just One More Chapter Book Store Open On Pine Street

Just One More Chapter, a used book store owned by Paul and Faith Dunn, has opened for business on Pine Street. Featuring a wide selection of used books and other items, the store has repurposed a space that the Dunns used for live music at Paul’s luthier shop. When...

Auction-Happel Sunday, July 17, 2022

Due to selling my tractor shop and property, I will sell the following personal property located at 220 West James in St. James, Missouri. Follow Lorts Auction Today signs on. Afternoon Sale – Sale to start 1:00 p.m. – Rain or Shine. Tractor Shop Equipment & Supplies. 990...
Sullivan Independent News

Deadline For Fall Sports Registration Aug. 2

The deadline for fall sports registration at Sullivan High School is Aug. 2. All students who want to participate in athletics or marching band must be registered online as an athlete for their team with a valid physical. The physical must be dated within two years, unless otherwise noted by...
Sullivan Independent News

Post 18 Stands Tall Against St. Charles

Sullivan Post 18 was relentless and showed tenacity Friday in a 16-11 win over St. Charles Post 312. Post 18 trailed 6-0 after the top of the first, but they rallied back to finish out the regular season with a win. Grant Halmick got the start for Sullivan and gave...