Two local churches were struck by burglars along with a private residence over the weekend as Sullivan Police continue to follow leads on two previous burglaries/vehicle thefts from the previous we

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The Sullivan Performing Arts Theatre will host the performance of “Marley’s Ghost” on Thursday and Friday with showtimes at 7 p.m. nightly.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning after a man impersonated a deputy and instructed a resident to buy a $250 money pack for not showing up to jury duty.

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.


Sullivan built up a double-digit lead in the third quarter and hung on for a 60-52 win Friday in the championship game of the sixth annual FCNB Bank-It Tournament.

Sullivan locked down Nerinx Hall in a 44-34 win on Friday that made them Marquette Tournament champions.

Players come and go, teams shuffle in and out and yet the one thing that remains constant about the FCNB Bank-It Tournament is that Sullivan will wind up in the finals.


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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


Robert L. Coffman, age 73, of Sullivan, MO passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Meramec Nursing Center of Sullivan.

David Summers, age 55, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, MO. 

Charles William Buchanan of Leasburg, MO, was born to the union of Noble R. and Margaret E. (Nee: Tincher) Buchanan on Wednesday, October 29, 1947 in Salem, IN.

Photo Galleries

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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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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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