The Sullivan Police Department made 17 arrests for the week of September 9 through September 15   in the City of Sullivan.

This week’s arrests were:

Bourbon Mayor Danny Skaggs passed away Thursday at the age of 63.

Crawford County Clerk John Martin and Treasurer Karen Sikes clashed again September 3 over software permissions, extending a disagreement that began weeks earlier over information Sikes had receive

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.“

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’s offense dazzled in their home opener Thursday, erupting for five straight goals in a 6-1 victory against St. Clair.

In a span of three days, Sullivan’s defense stifled two opponents and nearly pulled off an upset, taking second place at the Lebanon Tournament.

The calendar had flipped past Labor Day and still the softball season remained idle.


This February, Missouri 4-H is partnering with Feeding Missouri in a first-of-its-kind statewide food drive.

By Ila Faye Stumpe

The  Japan 4-H club met at Strain-Japan School Wednesday evening, April 11.

The Japan 4-H club had its monthly meeting Wednesday evening, Mar. 14, at Crawford Electric Co-op building.


Theodore Henry Hoehne formerly of Sullivan – Spring Bluff, MO, was born on August 1, 1921 and passed away on August 26, 2019 in Chesterfield, MO at the age of 98 years.

Russell R. Wasson, age 81, of Bourbon, Missouri, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 at Cuba Manor, Cuba, MO.

Peter Louis Land, age 89 years, lost his struggle with leukemia and died peacefully on August 22, 2019 at his home in Dayton, OH with his devoted wife, Kathy, and daughters, Jennifer

Photo Galleries

SULLIVAN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT 9/11 CEREMONY was held on Wednesday morning, September 11, at the district’s 9/11 Memorial which includes a piece of the World Trade Center atop the monument.

Crawford Electric held its 79th annual meeting on Wednesday, September 11.

A Broadway Beginnings workshop was held Aug. 9 by Sullivan High School graduate and Tony Award nominee Taylor Louderman. The workshop was held at the SHS Performing Arts Theatre. 

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