An Illinois man lost his life and two others were injured after a head-on accident Sunday, August 18 on westbound Interstate 44 at the 226 mile marker.

By a 3-0 vote, the Bourbon City Council voted on August 12 to place Police Chief Paul Satterfield on paid administrative leave.

A buzz of construction activity has been centered around the former Sullivan Bowl as a second generation is looking to bring the once thriving business back to a new era as Gary, Jim and Brenda Bie

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 finished sixth place on Saturday at the Class 4 District 3 track and field meet at Washington High School.

D McReynolds drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the sixth inning against Washington on Monday to help Sullivan past the Jays 6-5.

Sullivan endured their toughest loss of the season on Tuesday when they were wiped out by Lutheran South, 14-2.

The Lancers scored nine runs during a lengthy second inning. 


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.


George M. Wilkinson, age 78, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Scott R. Moduno, age 43, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 after a year-long struggle against Multiple Myeloma cancer.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ava Marcella Wood (Springfield, MO), born in Marionville, MO, who passed away on August 11, 2019, at the age of 97, leaving to m

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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. 

Denny's in Sullivan has joined the Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce. The restaurant has been open since 2010 at the Flying J Travel Plaza. It is open 24/7.

The fourth annual 5K-DEN on Sept. 9 raised more than 18,000 for three local children.

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