Police arrested a Steelville teen Feb. 11 after he allegedly stabbed his brother in the knee after an argument involving a video game.

District 2 Commissioner Jared Boast expressed frustration Tuesday with how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) processed reimbursements during major flooding last spring.

The Sullivan City Council met on Tuesday, Feb.

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.“

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.


Wade Scherffius scored 23 points, Breven McMullen had 20 and the Central Rebels rolled to a 70-56 win Monday over Sullivan.

Sullivan used their old standby — the 3-pointer — to explode their lead Tuesday and rout New Haven.

Six Sullivan wrestlers are moving on to state following their performances Friday and Saturday at the Class 2 District 1 in Ste. Genevieve.


Subm. By Rachel Hopkins, Ag Business Specialist

4-H teens, adult volunteers and parents are invited to help plan the 2018 Franklin county 4-H Achievement night.

New and returning 4-H volunteers should save Saturday evening, Jan. 20, 2018, on your calendars now for the Franklin County 4-H Leader Recognition Dinner.


William B. Roosman was born June 24, 1929 in Bourbon, MO, and was raised on a large dairy farm run by his parents and grandparents.

Walter Joseph Helms, Sr. of Sullivan, MO, departed this life in Sullivan on February 2, 2018, having reached the age of one hundred and two years and sixteen days.

Melissa Lanet Lawrence of Sullivan, MO departed this life in Fenton, MO on January 18, 2018, having reached the age of fifty-three years, eight months and twenty-seven days

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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.

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