The Sullivan Police Department made 16 arrests for the week of October 14 through October 21 in the City of Sullivan.

This week’s arrests were:

Two New Jersey truck drivers sustained injuries following a single vehicle accident on westbound I-44 at the 228.6 mile marker, Thursday morning, October 10, at 4:10 a.m.

The Sullivan City Council was scheduled to meet on Tuesday, October 15, with one matter before them for requests and petitions regarding a street closure, three bid items and payment of the monthly

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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Down but never out, the Lady Eagles were unfazed by an early deficit in Friday's Class 3 District 7 championship game against Pacific.

Sullivan completed their final regular season tournament of the year October 5 at the Crackerjack Shack Invitational in Springfield, coming away with a 2-2 record.

The Lady Eagles are in familiar territory.


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

By Sullivan FFA Reporters Cati Schreit and Mary Grace Huskey

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.


Caralee E. Orr, age 81 of Bourbon, MO, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at her home. 

Ronald D. Luhring, age 48 of Topeka, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family, after losing his three-year battle with cancer.

Sam W. Sykes, age 33 of Bourbon, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Washington, MO.

Photo Galleries

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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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The Sullivan Lady Eagles softball team had their Senior Night on Tuesday at Bank of Sullivan Ballpark.

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Sullivan won the fourth annual Peoples Bank Back To School Classic on Saturday, September 14. They defeated Logan-Rogersville 10-0. 

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