Former Crawford County Presiding Commissioner Ed Worley was back at the commission room Tuesday to follow up on questions and criticisms he delivered May 1.

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is encouraging Missourians to honor fallen veterans over Memorial Day weekend by helping his office reconnect unclaimed military medals with their rightful owners.

The Franklin County Area United Way will hold a ‘Jump on the Bus’ event Thursday, June 7 where they will make stops at Meramec Community Mission and Life House Youth Center.

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 -- The Post 18 freshmen notched their most dominant victory of the season Thursday in a 13-1 thrashing of Rosebud Post 587.

Sullivan sought an upset Monday in the first round of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament against Borgia, but the Lady Knights had three straight goals in the second half to pull away for a 6-1 victo

Sullivan’s 4x200-meter relay team of Reagan Thomure, Kya Harbour, Hanna Johanning and Bria Jones qualified for the Class 4 state meet by finishing third at sectionals Saturday in Carthage.


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.

Subm. By Rachel Hopkins, Ag Business Specialist


Mabel Sue Wright, known to most as Doodie, of Sullivan, MO, departed this life at her home, surrounded by the love of her family, on May 17, 2018, having reached the age o

Elizabeth L. Matlock “Betty,” age 82, of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan. 

Judith Guthrie, age 69, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her family. 

Photo Galleries

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.

Medlin Pet Company, LLC held a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 8 to celebrate the Grand Opening of the business located at 891 S. Service Rd., W. in Sullivan.

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