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Bourbon hosted the Gasconade Valley Conference cross country meet on Friday afternoon.

On the girls side, Cierra Clonts finished 11th in 27:59.90.

The Sullivan Police Department made 12 arrests for the week of October 12 through October 18.

This week’s arrests were:

COVID-19 cases are accelerating across Missouri, with 11,170 new ones identified over the last week.

Missouri is up to 156,696 cases, up from 144,230 on Oct. 11.

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 defeated Logan-Rogersville 4-0 on Thursday to advance to the Class 3 Final Four for the third straight season, the fourth time in five seasons and fifth in 10 seasons.

Warrenton goalkeeper Will Nordstrom deflected a penalty kick from Trey Behrens to help the Warriors prevail against Sullivan 2-1 on Thursday.

Sullivan Eagles head coach Eddie Haar said there was a range of emotions on the faces of his players when they learned they would be quarantined for two weeks.


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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


James Ralph Hardin, 63, of Sullivan, Missouri passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 in Saint Clair, Missouri. 

Nancy Diane Tripp, 72, of Gray Summit, MO, passed away peacefully Friday, October 9, 2020 at Life Care Center of Sullivan. 

Mary McCoy, 88, of Sullivan, MO passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at St. Clair Nursing Center.

Photo Galleries

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The Sullivan 18U team is off to a 4-1 start this season, racking up victories against Eureka, Warrenton and two against Rhineland.

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Bourbon High School held its Homecoming on January 25, 2020.

Abi Wheeler and Timmy Cunningham were named queen and king.

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

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