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News

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Sullivan High School band director Chuck Moore, choir director Natalie Moore and assistant director of bands Joey Musterman were recognized as Music for All’s 2020 Advocacy in Action Gold in the ca

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a patch of ice on Interstate 44 led to a tractor trailer losing control and slamming into the James K. Schatz Memorial Overpass in Sullivan.

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Traffic was backed up several miles Wednesday after an accident near Stanton left two people with serious injuries.

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.

Sports

Sullivan held off Salem in the first round of the St. James Tournament on Tuesday, winning 50-41.

Sullivan lit up Perryville with 17 3-pointers on Tuesday and rolled to their 14th straight victory 75-27 in a non-conference game at home.

With less than a month from districts, Sullivan’s wrestling team looks to be rounding into form. 

Farm

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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

Obituaries

Rev. Jimmie Francis Beebe, age 86, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Cuba Manor in Cuba, MO surrounded by his loving family. 

Everett Eugene “Gene” Miller, age 88, of Mendon, IL, formerly of Sullivan, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  

Carol Jean Sappington, nee Frye, of Bourbon, MO was born on Friday, February 25, 1944 in Springfield, MO to Lawrence Ray Frye and Vernis Reed Frye.  She passed away at Mercy Hospital

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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