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John Rice Puts the Mic Down After 50 Years  Mysullivannews

The voice of KTUI, John Rice, will retire after 53 years behind the microphone.

Sullivan, Purvis mow down Borgia to reach state quarterfinal

SULLIVAN • Addison Purvis goes by the nickname, "Sunshine."

Notebook: Turnaround leads Valley Park back to top of conference; Althoff completes unbeaten league campaign

The Valley Park girls basketball team has put its early-season struggles in the past.

Decker works to help Sullivan pile up more fond state memories

For Madi Decker, the 2016 Class 3 state softball tournament feels like it was just yesterday.

Quarterfinal roundup: Suliivan makes return to state in Class 3

For the fourth time in school history and second time in three seasons, the Sullivan softball team is headed to the state semifinals.

Class of 2018 Commencement Held Friday Night  Mysullivannews

The Sullivan High School Class of 2018 held their commencement on Friday night, May 18 inside the SHS Gymnasium due to weather conditions that prevented ...

Sullivan principal named Ridgeview schools superintendent | Education  Herald & Review

COLFAX — The principal of Sullivan High School, who originally is from Fairbury, has been named the next superintendent of Ridgeview schools.

Sullivan Student Earns Award | Saint Clair  The Missourian

A Sullivan High School student recently received an award for his achievements.

SHS Students Make All-District Band, Choir  Mysullivannews

In September, more than 450 students auditioned for the East Central All District choir and eight Sullivan High School students were selected.

St. Clair High School Band Earns Awards At Competition  The Missourian

The St. Clair High School Marching Band placed first at a competition Saturday, Sept. 29.

Farmington Tops FCNB Bank It Challenge Bracket  Mysullivannews

Farmington and Waynesville are the two newest additions to the FCNB Bank It Challenge and both are the top two seeds in the fifth annual tournament, which ...

Behind Caden Ellis, Sullivan boys golf hopes to make history at sectionals  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN — If you are driving by the Sullivan Country Club and see some strange lights on the course late at night, don't be alarmed.

Charleston downs Sullivan in double overtime  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN – Cade Landrus scored first. More importantly, he scored last. Tied at 68 in double overtime at Sullivan, Charleston dribbled 40 seconds off the clock ...

Police: 18-year-old arrested in bomb threat that caused Sullivan school dismissal  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN — An 18-year-old was arrested Friday in the bomb threat that caused all three public schools in Sullivan to dismiss early and evacuate students, ...

Teen pleads not guilty to terrorism charge in bomb threat at Sullivan High School  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN — Jalon Warren pleaded not guilty to charges of making a terrorist threat, a Class X felony, and making a threat against a school building, a Class 4 ...

Sullivan uses strong defense to claim tournament title

SULLIVAN • Clare Shetley could hardly breathe. But that wasn't about to stop the Sullivan High senior forward on Friday night. Shetley, playing with two ...

Band Festival Saturday | Washington  The Missourian

Thirty-one schools and about 2200 students will compete this Saturday in the 50th annual Washington Marching Band Festival.

All-Metro softball pitcher of the year: Purvis' heart proves to be as big as her talent

With a nickname like Sunshine, it's fitting Sullivan junior pitcher Addison Purvis can make friends with just about anybody.

England, Catherine Susan  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN -- Catherine “Cathy” Susan (King) England, 58, of Sullivan, IL, passed peacefully at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, July 29th in her home surrounded by her loved ...

When the ‘Mean Girls’ Were Teen Girls  The New York Times

Three stars of the hit Tina Fey musical talk about their real-life high school years: the highs, the lows, the bullies and the bell bottoms.

Wearing Blackface, Sullivan High School Seniors Play Powder-Puff Football Game  Riverfront Times

When a dozen teen girls in blackface ran onto the Sullivan High School football field November 5 for a powder-puff game, Jennifer Schmidt recalls her...

Troy falls just short while Hillsboro slams way to group title at Leadoff Classic

TROY, MO. • The Troy softball team ran out of time Saturday.

School apologizes for powder puff team wearing blackface  USA TODAY High School Sports

The superintendent of Sullivan High School, about 60 miles outside of St. Louis, has apologized for a powder puff football game in which a team comprised of ...

Okaw Valley to hold Homecoming festivities  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

BETHANY -- Okaw Valley High School Student Council announces their annual Homecoming Week from Sept. 4-8. The overall theme to this year's festivities is ...

WHS Hosting Band Festival | Washington  The Missourian

The 50th annual Washington Marching Band Festival will take place this Saturday, featuring both parade and field competitions.

Wood steps down as SV head coach  Perry County Republic Monitor

A person could almost write the St. Vincent cross country and track teams into the state meets with a permanent marker. It was nearly automatic. But the ...

Rules changes could be coming in high school basketball  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Basketball is back and will look much the same as did last year.

St. Clair, School of the Osage round out 30th Owensville Tournament field  Gasconade County Republican

For the first time since 2016, there will be eight teams competing in the annual Owensville Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament. Beginning tonight (Wednesday) ...

Sullivan Mourns Loss of Student | Saint Clair  The Missourian

Sullivan High School students this week are trying to cope with the reality that one of their own is no longer with them.

Judge makes adult sentence possible for MHS shooting suspect  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- A judge on Friday made an adult prison sentence possible for Mattoon High School shooting suspect Josiah Lyons.

New officer has long ties to Mattoon Police Department  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON — While Sullivan native Ked Houser was a Lake Land College student, he spent time as an intern with the Mattoon Police Department.

Court case gave some insight on what was behind Mattoon High School shooting  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- During legal wranglings about Josiah Lyons shooting a fellow Mattoon High School student, what he wanted to do and something about what ...

Preps roundup: Charleston girls blitz Sullivan  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN -- An 11-0 run by Charleston early in the first quarter spotted the Trojans a big lead which ballooned to 27 points by halftime of the Trojans' 62-27 win.

Sullivan High School students conduct research at Booth Library  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- Students from Sullivan High School visited Booth Library on the campus of Eastern Illinois University on March 29.

St. Charles West 55, St. Charles 54 | St. Charles High School

St. Charles West's Trent Champagne (10) puts up a shot against St. Charles, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Mo. Michael ...

Teutopolis opens season with rout of Sullivan  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN — Teutopolis junior Jolene Bueker picked the first game of the new season as a time to stand out.

Chorale Performing Free Concert Before MMEA Conference  Central Methodist University

By MAGGIE GEBHARDT / The 2018 - 19 CMU Chorale. Last year, Central Methodist University's Chorale singing group and ...

WYSE Regional Competition held at Lake Land College  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- What happens when you take some of the most brilliant minds from area high schools and put them under one roof? Nothing other than an ...

Lost chances for Sullivan against Carlyle  Herald & Review

MACON -- Sullivan wouldn't go away, but Carlyle pitcher Kaelyn Johnson refused to relinquish the lead her offense built her.

New Christ the King principal named  Times Record

Christ the King Elementary School will have a new principal this fall. Jeff Plake will be taking over the role. He taught seventh-grade life science and ...

Bunch's diamond Dutchgirls turn to the Wright  Gasconade County Republican

For the first time in a number of years, there will not be an Abney in the circle pitching for Owensville Dutchgirl softball. Instead John Bunch will be turning to ...

Borgia boys and girls capture district crowns

SULLIVAN • Dave Neier didn't know. The Borgia boys basketball coach paused for a beat then looked up with a blank face. He had no idea how many district ...

Free welding, GED classes offered | Education |  Herald & Review

MATTOON -- Free welding classes are available in Marshall, Pana and Sullivan during Lake Land College's fall semester.

Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.

Okaw Valley announces homecoming activities  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

BETHANY -- Okaw Valley High School Student Council has announced their annual Homecoming Week from September 5-9. The overall theme to this year's ...

2017 CIC all-conference teams announced | High-school  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE – Shelbyville junior Payton Howell was a unanimous selection to the 2017 Central Illinois Conference first team.

Engagement: Goodman - Williams (3/18/12)  Southeast Missourian

Garry and Terrie Goodman of Leslie, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lori Ann Goodman, to Matthew Darwin Williams, both of Sullivan, Mo.

Deputy Joins County DARE Program  The Missourian

By Karen Butterfield. Missourian Staff Writer. A nearly five-year veteran of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department has taken on a new role as a D.A.R.E. (Drug ...

Towns mourn two killed in bus crash

A diminutive 15-year-old with a big, friendly heart and a 19-year-old former high school star quarterback lost their lives in the horrific collision that also injured ...

Drivers inattentive, too close before fatal crash, highway patrol says  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Missouri Highway Patrol officials said Friday that bus driver inattention and short following distances may have contributed to the crash on Interstate 44 that ...

Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...

Schatz-Stumpe Wedding Vows Read | Announcements  The Missourian

Stephanie Lauren Stumpe, Leslie, and David Allen Schatz, Sullivan, were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan.

Mourners remember teens killed in crash  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Crowds bid farewells at vigils for two teenagers killed in crash on I-44.

Cleveland NJROTC: Linh Pho

Academic rank • 1 of 61. Sports • Softball, basketball, soccer, cross country. Academic bio • National Honor Society (2015-2018); honor roll; student of the month.

New Catholic principals leading schools in five cities  Arkansas Catholic

St. Joseph Elementary, Conway. Hometown: Bigelow. Education: Bachelor's degree in elementary education, University of Central Arkansas; master's degree in ...

Car driver faces murder charge for 'road rage' crash  KY3

Troopers believe Alexander Reed was angry at Cole Jones and slammed on his brakes, causing Jones' bike to hit the back of his sedan.

Troy Buchanan: Rachel Nicole Sullivan

Academic rank: 15/486. Sports: softball, track and field. Academic bio: Softball All Conference-All Academic Award ... Scholar Athlete. Athletic bio: Freshman: ...

Katelyn Landolt homers Dutchgirl softball to consecutive victories  Gasconade County Republican

Defeating Belle 24 hours earlier, John Bunch's Owensville Dutchgirl softball team welcomed another Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) foe to Memorial Field ...

Lutheran North football team issues the 'Buckle Up Phone Down' challenge

Head Coach Carl Reed and the Lutheran North Crusaders have taken on MoDOT's “Buckle Up Phone Down” pledge. They are challenging Hazelwood Central, ...

Longtime Educator, Insurance Agent Seeking State Rep Seat  The Missourian

Lifelong Franklin County resident, Kevin Juergens, 53, Washington, has announced his Republican candidacy to represent the 109th district in the Missouri ...

Legends of Winter Classic championship: Cardinal Ritter 58, Soldan 55

Luther Burden of Cardinal Ritter goes up for a shot against Elijah Bishop of Soldan in the Legends of Winter Classic championship on Sunday, December 30, ...

Engagement: Jessica Hettiger and 'Chet' Reeder  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

FLORA -- Dr. Frank and Jennifer Hettiger of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Lynn Hettiger of Mattoon to Chester "Chet" James Reeder ...

Sullivan man aspires to muscle his way to the top  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN - Most days Ben Booker can be found working out in a small street-front gym along the courthouse square in Sullivan.

Okaw Valley High School announces Homecoming Week activities  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

BETHANY -- Okaw Valley High School Student Council announces their annual Homecoming Week Sept. 14-19. The overall theme to this year's festivities is ...

Submitted Story: Missouri FFA Members Experience Leadership Reality (1/12/11)  Southeast Missourian

Over 4,500 first year FFA members from more than 310 Missouri High Schools had the opportunity to learn about being positive role models, making sound ...

Decatur targeted in nationwide wave of hoax bomb threats  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A hospital, a health care facility and a construction business in Decatur were targeted in a wave of emailed false alarm bomb threats that police ...

Douglas Shank  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN -- Douglas Owen Shank of Mattoon, IL, died peacefully at home Saturday, June 27, 2015.

FFA members attend Greenhand Conferences | Agriculture  The Daily Star-Journal

Star-Journal. LEETON —More than 4,500 first-year FFA members from more than 320 Missouri high schools attended the annual Greenhand Motivational ...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Salem opens season with loss to Marshfield  The Salem News

His inexperienced players adjusting to the pace of play at the varsity level was the big concern Salem coach Conrad Prugh entering this season. And the young ...

Student arrested after bomb threat at Eisenhower High School; no explosives found  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Police arrested a juvenile in connection with a bomb threat made at Eisenhower High School early Friday morning.

Engagement: Kyle Kauffman and Whitney Parrish  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN -- Lindsey and Linda Parrish of Sullivan announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney, to Kyle Kauffman of Arthur. He is the son of Cliff and ...

Harshman, Sheila M.  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN -- Sheila M. Harshman, 82, of Sullivan went home to be with her Savior at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, January 14, 2016 in her residence after a courageous ...

New Washington Librarian Selected | Washington  The Missourian

The Washington Public Library has a new librarian.

Police: Charleston man, woman intended to deliver drugs in separate incidents  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- City police report that a 24-year-old Charleston man was arrested on several preliminary charges following the execution of a search warrant ...

Newspaper, Laddonia, Farber, Audrain, Van-Far, Community R-VI, Indians, Trojans, Martinsburg, Prairie, WERDCC, Waters, Sportsmans, Park, Aquatics, Breaking News in Missouri, MO  The Vandalia Leader

The State Officers of the Missouri FFA Association recently conducted 19 Greenhand Motivational Conferences in Missouri. MFA Incorporated helped sponsor ...

Rodebaugh to be new Cerro Gordo principal  Piatt County Journal-Republican

Approving a referendum to improve its facilities made the Cerro Gordo school district an attractive landing spot for Jeremy Rodebaugh.

Dutchgirl nine end season in district opener  Gasconade County Republican

That would be the best way to sum up Owensville Dutchgirl softball's MSHSAA Class 3, District 9 tournament opener last Wednesday night at Sullivan High ...

Victory! Hayes, Martin guide soccer Spartans to first win of 2018 campaign  Moberly Monitor Index

Tuesday night was part of a joyous homecoming week celebration to be had by the soccer Spartans and their faithful Moberly followers. In a battle of winless ...

Area schools with IHSA state trophies | HR Preps |  Herald & Review

Click on the icon to the left of "HR Preps: Area state trophies" to bring out a list of all the trophies or zoom in on each city in the.

Nixon's partially eaten sandwich still makes Sullivan famous  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN — Steve Jenne's half-eaten sandwich is a story that seems like it will never go away.

Kelly stays in a high-scoring routine, helps Priory past Whitfield in district final

CREVE COEUR • Priory freshman forward Will Kelly is nothing if not superstitious.

Festus puts inexperience aside to sweep Class 3 team titles

The Festus High boys cross country team probably didn't need any more motivation Saturday — but it got some anyway at Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City.

Life as a Plastic is fantastic for Broadway 'Mean Girls' star Taylor Louderman

Taylor Louderman of Bourbon, Mo., stars on Broadway in "Mean Girls," which opens Sunday. The show has been in previews since March 12.

Bayless Bronchos vs. Lincoln College Prep Tigers

What: Class 2 boys soccer state semifinal. When, where: 2 p.m. Friday, Soccer Park, Fenton. Records, rankings: Bayless, 21-4-2, No.

Francis Howell: Mikayla Hardy

Academic rank • 2 of 483. Sports • Volleyball. Academic bio • National Merit Scholarship-Commended Scholar; FHHS Golden Helmet Award; American ...

Missouri FFA members say yes to opportunity | Agribusiness  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

More than 4500 first-year FFA members from more than 300 Missouri high schools, including Humansville High School, had the opportunity to learn about being ...

Arson cases up, burglaries down: A new FBI look at crime in Decatur  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Decatur mirrors national trends in declining property crime numbers outlined in the latest FBI statistics that cover 2017. But while violent crime has ...

Sullivan's Ritter Wins Long Jump Title, Claims Four State Medals  The Missourian

It could not have been much better of a weekend for Sullivan senior Macy Ritter.

Impressive group of swimmers compete at Seth Dunscomb meet  Herald & Review

DECATUR - Seth Dunscomb was a magnificent swimmer and outstanding leader, who died suddenly at poolside of a heart ailment in 1997 during a practice for ...

Jerseyville's Tuttle shines in 1A regional; Nashville grabs team crown

WATERLOO • Brooke Tuttle heard the whispers behind her back.

Kenneth H. Gutner  Aspen Times

Kenneth H. Gutner, 89, passed away peacefully in the home he shared with his wife of 11 years, Joan Beermann Gutner in Scottsdale, AZ on October 22nd, ...

Man accosts and robs Decatur woman after dragging her from street, police say  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A Decatur woman was dragged to an empty lot, threatened with what she feared was a gun and robbed Saturday night, according to police ...

Miller Career tops Gateway STEM for PHL title

As Gateway STEM defensive back C.J. Perkins laid unmoving on the turf, fans unaware of the situation behind the Miller Career Academy sideline were still ...

St. Dominic sweeps Timberland for first state berth since 2008

WENTZVILLE • After dispatching defending Class 4 runner-up Francis Howell in the district final, the St. Dominic girls volleyball team knew its mission was clear ...

Grandview: Karleigh Faust

Academic rank • 3 of 73. Sports • Basketball, softball, track and field. Academic bio • Presidential Award for Educational Excellence; Jefferson County Activities ...

Nesbitt helps Lutheran North to season sweep of Lutheran South

CREVE COEUR • Jordan Nesbitt asserted his physical dominance Saturday to help the Lutheran North boys basketball team top Lutheran South 71-63 and ...

Portell comes up big, leads St. Pius X back to state

Kaylee Portell couldn't help but flex after she showed off her arm.

Clayton: Reeves Oyster

Sports • Basketball, lacrosse. Academic bio • National Honors Society; Honor Roll; Dartmouth Book Award; Best of Show for Yearbook People/Classes Design; ...

St. Clair: Sarah Hinson

Academic rank • n/a. Sports • Softball, basketball, soccer. Academic bio • NHS (president); Top Dog Award Winner; Renaissance Gold Card Award; honors in ...

Swimming & Diving Announces 20 to Class of 2018  Villanova University Official Athletic Site

June 5, 2014VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova men's and women's swimming & diving teams collectively added 20 student-athletes to the incoming 2018 class, ...

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