The city of Bourbon may look into grant possibilities that improve the effectiveness of its tornado sirens.

Linda Hamilton will be appointed Crawford County Collector, formalizing a position she has held as deputy since March.

Update: The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said Ricky Johnson, Jr. is in custody.

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 girls track team took eighth Friday at Owensville in a meet that featured 15 teams. 

Sullivan threatened against Hermann in the late innings Thursday, but Chet Moeckli pitched around two jams.


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


Shirley J. (Simmerly) Avery Miller, age 87, of Bourbon, MO, passed to her eternal home Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Marymount Manor in Eureka, MO, surrounded by her family. 

Dale E. Collins, age 63, of Sullivan, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Victorian Place of Sullivan.  

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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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