The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man in connection with a string of church burglaries throughout Franklin County.

The Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s Transportation Advisory Committee meets Dec. 13 to determine the top priorities for the region.

Crawford County commissioners accepted a bid Nov. 21 for a UPS system at the jail and nearly $13,000 for additional improvements.

Columns & Opinions

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.


Evan Shetley won the 170-pound weight class Saturday at the Steve Leslie Invitational in Pleasant Hill, while teammates Kobie Blankenship (145) took third and Luke Dixon (106) and Ian Kilburn (16

Sullivan's boys and girls basketball teams won tournament championships Friday.

Sullivan's boys and girls basketball teams will play for respective tournament championships Friday night.


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


December 6-12

Wed. - Listen to Golden oldies with DJ Ron Laird; Dominoes - 10 a.m. Bingo 12:15 p.m.

Stephan R. Brendel, 58, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his home.

Sophie M. Valley, 97, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan.

Photo Galleries

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.

Sullivan Independent News

Sullivan Independent News
411 Scottsdale
Sullivan, MO 63080

Phone: 573-468-6511
Fax: 573-468-4046