The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a Sullivan teen is seriously injured after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Monday.

The Sullivan Police Department made 16 arrests September 7 through September 14.This week’s arrests were:

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The 33rd annual Sullivan Marching Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, beginning at 9 a.m. 

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.


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Sullivan High School Activities Director Cody Davis said Monday that Friday's football game against St. Clair will be canceled.

On the heels of a sensational freshman debut last season, Emily Willman showed Tuesday that she’s getting even better.

Through the first five games of 2020, Kayla Ulrich has packed in some heroic plays.


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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


Sandra “Sandy” Karen Stroupe, 60, of Owensville, MO, passed away peacefully in her home on September 11, 2020, surrounded by family.

Geneva Evelyn Johnson, 95, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, MO, from Covid-19.

Jahn Robert Payne, 60, of Bourbon, MO, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis.

Photo Galleries

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The Sullivan 18U team is off to a 4-1 start this season, racking up victories against Eureka, Warrenton and two against Rhineland.

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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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