Sullivan County, MO

Two Arrested In Sullivan County

Two arrests in the area counties are in the report from the Missouri Highway Patrol. Tuesday at 1:55 pm in Sullivan County, Troopers arrested 59-year-old Clarence W Coursey of Humphreys for alleged DWI with alcohol – persistent offender, driving while suspended, speeding, no insurance, and no seatbelt. He was processed and released.
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Sullivan County Public Water Supply District issues boil advisory

A precautionary boil advisory has been issued by the Sullivan County Public Water Supply District following a water main break. Affected are rural water customers on Vista Road, Vernon Road, Walker Road, and Dogwood Drive. These customers will remain under the precautionary boil water advisory until further notice from the office in Milan.
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Boil advisory issued for a portion of Sullivan County

Because of water system maintenance work, some customers within the Sullivan County Public Water Supply District have been placed on a precautionary boil advisory. The advisory will continue until further notice for rural water customers on Route E, west of Highway 139 into Mercer County. Also included are those along Juke Box Street, Meadow Road, the town of Harris, and Highway 139 south of Route E to Manor Drive.
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Four Injured In Two Accidents In The Area Counties

Two accidents in the area counties resulted in four with minor or moderate injuries over the weekend. Saturday at about 1:00 pm an accident on Missouri 129 near Green City, a two-vehicle accident left one driver with moderate injuries. State Troopers report 25-year-old Jerold M Robertson of Branson was taken to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital following the accident. The report states Roberston was attempting to pass a tractor, driven by 53-year-old Timothy S Harrelson of Milan. Harrelson had slowed to make a left turn and the tractor was struck by the Robertson vehicle. Harrelson was not injured.

Natural Resources Conservation Service Record of Decision signed for the East Locust Creek Reservoir in Sullivan County

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Missouri signed a Record of Decision on May 11, 2022, supporting the installation of a multi-purpose reservoir in Sullivan County. The decision concludes extensive environmental analysis and fulfills National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements for NRCS. The East Locust Creek Reservoir near...

State Troopers Report Two Arrests For The Area Counties

State Troopers report two arrests from the area counties on Monday. 21-year-old Jared M Johnson of Trenton was arrested in Harrison County at about 12:05 am Monday for alleged DWI, speeding, and failure to maintain the right half of the roadway. He was taken to the Harrison County Jail. In...

Weekend Arrests By The Highway Patrol For The Area Counties

State Troopers made three additional arrests in the area counties over the weekend. Sunday at about 7:50 pm in Livingston county, Troopers arrested 38-year-old Jason Scott of Marceline for alleged DWI and failing to drive on the right half of the roadway. He was released to a sober driver. At...

Two Injured In Rollover Accident

A single-vehicle accident early Thursday morning near New Boston, left the driver and passenger injured. State Troopers in Sullivan County report that 20-year-old Cason D Baker of Lancaster had moderate injuries and 23-year-old Mariah A Farr of Kirksville had minor injuries following the accident on Highway 11. At about 1:10 am, Cason was northbound and attempted to avoid a deer. The report states he ran off the left side of the road and the pick-up overturned. They were both taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center for treatment.

2 injured in early morning crash in Sullivan County

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Mo. — A northeast Missouri man and woman were injured in an early morning rollover crash in Sullivan County. It happened just after 1 a.m. Thursday on Highway 11, six miles north of New Boston. According to the the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Cason Barker,...

Two hospitalized after vehicle crash near New Boston

NEW BOSTON, MO – Two injured occupants were reported in a single-vehicle accident six miles north of New Boston early Thursday morning. Highway Patrol responded to Route 11 in Sullivan County to the scene of a rollover crash involving a vehicle that attempted to avoid a deer in the roadway. The pickup driven by Cason Barker, 20, slid and overturned of the west side of the road.

St. Mary’s Church Cornerstone Centennial Anniversary

Saturday May 7, 2022, marks the one hundredth anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Mary’s Catholic church. At this time in history, it was seen as an epochal event in Milan and Sullivan County and will always be remembered as an event of prime historical importance because it chronicles the erection of an edifice which will be of service and interest to the public, which they will point to with pride as a monument of present day progress and achievement.

1 new COVID-19 case reported in Sullivan County on Friday

MILAN, Mo. — On Friday afternoon, the Sullivan County Health Department reported one new case of COVID-19 in the county. The positive cases have been determined to be community-related. No other information is being provided about the cases at this time. Sullivan County now sits at a total of...

Hamilton woman crashes on Highway 5 in Sullivan County

A Hamilton woman was injured when a southbound pickup went off the left side of Highway 5, struck a ditch, then a fence, and came to a stop on its side in Sullivan County on Sunday night. Twenty-year-old Jessica Smalley received minor injuries and was taken by an ambulance to...

Two Injured In Separate Accidents In Area Counties

Two area drivers were injured in unrelated accidents investigated by the Missouri Highway Patrol over the weekend. Saturday at about 12:30 pm in Gentry County, a Chula man, 25-year-old Christain S Nelson, had moderate injuries in an accident on 1st Street in Stanberry. According to the report, Nelson was riding a motorcycle southbound on Alanthus Street and was following a vehicle driven by 54-year-old Randall B Nester of Kansas City. Nelson struck the side of the Nester vehicle as Nester was attempting to make a turn. Nester was not injured. Nelson was taken to Grand River Regional Hospital.

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District lifts boil advisories

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted multiple precautionary boil advisories issued on April 18th and 19th for Sullivan Rural Water customers. One lifted advisory affected Route T from Highway 5 to Cora. It included Cora, Ember Road, and Victory Road. Another lifted advisory affected Highway 5...

Missouri State Highway Patrol arrests Milan woman on multiple allegations

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 49-year-old Carrie Howard in Sullivan County. Howard was accused of felony possession of methamphetamine, driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license. Howard was transported to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department.

Missouri Highway Patrol Accident & Arrest Reports

State Troopers report one accident and two arrests in the area counties Monday. A Wheeling man was injured in an accident that occurred as he was passing another vehicle. State Troopers report the accident happened on US 36, 2 miles east of Chillicothe at about 12:55 pm Monday. According to the report, 29-year-old Justin T Haddakin of Wheeling was eastbound and attempting to pass a semi, driven by 63-year-old Marvin A Tolle of Trenton. He ran into the back of the trailer and then went into the median. Haddakin was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Tolle was not injured.