The Crawford County R-1 School District is asking voters to approve a $2.3 million bond issue on Tuesday, June 2, which will provide upgrades at all three campuses.

The Sullivan Police Department made eight arrests for the week of May 18 through May 23 in the City of Sullivan.

This week’s arrests were:

Crawford County is approaching one month between COVID-19 cases and the total remains at eight.

The last case was reported April 29.

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.


Despite American Legion baseball getting canceled in 2020, a new league organized by Washington Post 218 has formed with three divisions and teams spanning eastern Missouri.

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Sullivan High School announced Friday morning that Eddie Haar will take over as head football coach and Carl Lawrence as head wrestling coach.

Owen Farrell was selected to the Four Rivers all-conference first team and teammate Jordan Woodcock was a second team selection.


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By Cati Schreit and Mary Grace Huskey, Sullivan FFA Chapter Reporters

By Wyatt Lechten 

As the new year for 4-H at Strain-Japan begins, leader Matthew Stewart laid out the changes and his ideas for the year. Talk about a planner! 

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

By Sullivan FFA Reporters Cati Schreit and Mary Grace Huskey


Doris E. Clemens, 90, of Sullivan, Missouri passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Mike Hoevelmann, age 70, of Sullivan passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.

Winford Crider passed away on May 16, 2020 at Meramec Nursing Home of Sullivan, MO at age 80.  Winford was born May 14, 1940 in Bland, MO to the late George and Anna Crider.  He was a

Photo Galleries

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Bourbon High School held its Homecoming on January 25, 2020.

Abi Wheeler and Timmy Cunningham were named queen and king.

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Bourbon's Halloween Family Fun Night was held on Friday, October 25. 

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The Sullivan volleyball team held a Senior Night on Thursday prior to a three-set victory against Warrenton. The Lady Eagles won 17-25, 25-22, 25-22. All photos by Extra Innings Photography.

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