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The Sullivan Police Department made 11 arrests for the week of January 13 through January 19 in the City of Sullivan.

This week’s arrests were:

A father and son have been arrested and charged after a shooting on January 14 left a male victim with a gunshot wound in the leg.

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RV Self-Park, 4045 North Service Road West, is bringing a new idea to the local area and an idea that may just well take off for local residents Jim and Marla Turntine.

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.


Sullivan needed a victory to salvage the Washington Tournament and get a spot in the consolation game, but they took a difficult path.

Francis Howell Central went off in the second quarter on Monday and rolled to a 68-49 win against Sullivan.

The two teams were meeting in the first round of the Washington Tournament.

Rylee Denbow and Kya Harbour buried St. Charles West from beyond the arc on Tuesday and helped the Lady Eagles to a 57-41 win in the first round of the Union Tournament.


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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


Rev. Jimmie Francis Beebe, age 86, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Cuba Manor in Cuba, MO surrounded by his loving family. 

Everett Eugene “Gene” Miller, age 88, of Mendon, IL, formerly of Sullivan, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  

Carol Jean Sappington, nee Frye, of Bourbon, MO was born on Friday, February 25, 1944 in Springfield, MO to Lawrence Ray Frye and Vernis Reed Frye.  She passed away at Mercy Hospital

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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