The Bourbon Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 17 at 6 p.m. on zoning for medical marijuana.

A Salem man is accused of breaking into Barn & Grill restaurant and Bourbon RV, appropriating money and a catering van.

The suspect was arrested in Rolla on December 3.

A Leasburg woman was killed Saturday night as she was walking along the South Outer Road, a half-mile west of Highway H near Leasburg.

Columns & Opinions

Mr. and Mrs. Clemens will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this year.

Fifty years ago, on January 23, 1968, the USS Pueblo was attacked and captured by North Korean forces and is known today as the “Pueblo Incident or the “pueblo Crisis.“

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The Sullivan Independent News is pleased to present two exciting upgrades to its service: our brand new website and e-Edition, a digital version of our newspaper.

Veterans and members of the U.S. armed forces may be able to take advantage of numerous student financial aid programs, according to KHEAA.


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Sullivan's boys and girls basketball teams won tournament championships Friday.

Sullivan senior Addison Purvis and Lady Eagles head coach Ashley Crump received the top honors in the Missourian All-Area softball voting.

Sullivan is the third seed in the sixth annual FCNB Bank-It Tournament, which tipped off Monday with two first round games.


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By Cati Schreit and Mary Grace Huskey, Sullivan FFA Chapter Reporters

By Wyatt Lechten 

As the new year for 4-H at Strain-Japan begins, leader Matthew Stewart laid out the changes and his ideas for the year. Talk about a planner! 

First Year Sullivan FFA members attending the Greenhand Leadership Conference in Hermann.

By Sullivan FFA Reporters Cati Schreit and Mary Grace Huskey


Robert L. Coffman, age 73, of Sullivan, MO passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Meramec Nursing Center of Sullivan.

David Summers, age 55, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, MO. 

Charles William Buchanan of Leasburg, MO, was born to the union of Noble R. and Margaret E. (Nee: Tincher) Buchanan on Wednesday, October 29, 1947 in Salem, IN.

Photo Galleries

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Bourbon's Halloween Family Fun Night was held on Friday, October 25. 

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The Sullivan volleyball team held a Senior Night on Thursday prior to a three-set victory against Warrenton. The Lady Eagles won 17-25, 25-22, 25-22. All photos by Extra Innings Photography.

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Sullivan High School held its Homecoming on Friday, October 11. Mallory Shetley was crowned queen and Evan Shetley was crowned king. Sullivan's football team defeated St. James 49-0. 

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