Crawford County’s general revenue sales tax was down slightly from September 2016, but has made an incremental gain overall.

Crawford County Clerk John Martin provided commissioners with a third quarter general revenue update Tuesday, showing the county’s revenue is on track to meet expectations and expenses a

The Bourbon School Board voted Thursday to move the high school softball season to spring, with a reduced schedule in fall 2018.

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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.

Last week when the weather reports started to come in, we all feared for the worst… and then the worst happened.


Maggie Jones led Sullivan’s girls Tuesday at the Four Rivers Conference meet in Owensville with a third-place finish.

On another field — perhaps anywhere else in the state of Missouri — Saturday’s Class 3 quarterfinal at Monett may have turned out differently.

Sullivan captured their second straight district volleyball championship Tuesday with a 25-21, 25-12 sweep over the Owensville Dutchgirls at Owensville.


University of Missouri Extension specialist Joni Harper smokes one of Terry Mooney’s beehives. Mooney is one of more than 800 Missourians who have taken beekeeping classes through MU Extension. Credit: Photo by Linda Geist.

Beehives in the Lake of the Ozarks are buzzing, thanks in part to University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Department of Agriculture.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Missouri Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Kimberly Viers reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug.

Franklin County Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director, Sheria Yancey reminds farmers and ranchers across the county of federal farm program benefits that may be available to help elig


James “Donnie” Smith, 76, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

Philip John Brandt, III, 62, of Alexandria, LA, formerly of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017 as the result of a Kayaking accident.

Maureen Cios, 77, of Bourbon, MO, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at her home.

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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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