It was a project more than a decade in the making, but the Bourbon Fire Protection District began operating out of its new station in September, leaving behind the place it called home o

County officials have been warned about a tough budget year in 2018 and an analysis by the certified public accountant firm of Hochschild Bloom & Company confirmed it Tuesday.

Frick’s Central Market, 45 North Clark Street, was targeted in a, “smash and grab,” burglary late Saturday, Oct. 14, according to Sullivan Police.

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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.


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.

Sullivan’s girls took third place Tuesday at the Owensville Invitational, with Maggie Jones again leading the way.


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


Don Moss, age 64 of Japan, MO, passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at SSM Heath St. Clare Hospital in Fenton, MO.

Viola (nee Stone) Dace was born on May 30, 1924 in Greenville, IL, Bond County to Harry F. Stone and (nee Willeford) Stone.

Beulah Gullet (nee Gedge), 92, formerly of Sullivan, MO, passed away peacefully Friday, September 29, 2017 at St. Clair Nursing Center in St. Clair, MO.

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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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