A Meet the Candidates night will be held Tuesday, July 24 at Cuba High School for those running in the Aug. 7 primary.

The event is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Crawford County’s general revenue sales tax posted two straight months of growth and finished the second quarter of 2018 up from last year.

Crawford County commissioners on Tuesday voted to adopt an ordinance that connects the county to the St. Louis County Health Department’s prescription drug monitoring program.

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.


The opportunities for Sullivan were there Thursday, but they couldn’t get over the hump. 

UNION -- Garrett Juergens carried the Sullivan Post 18 juniors on the mound Wednesday against Union Post 297. 

PACIFIC -- A stellar pitching effort from Pacific and some fielding miscues by Sullivan led to a 3-0 loss for the Post 18 freshmen Tuesday.


By Ila Faye Stumpe

The  Japan 4-H club met at Strain-Japan School Wednesday evening, April 11.

The Japan 4-H club had its monthly meeting Wednesday evening, Mar. 14, at Crawford Electric Co-op building.

Subm. By Rachel Hopkins, Ag Business Specialist


Joseph "Jerry"  Scheffer of Bradenton, FL, passed away around 2 p.m., Wednesday,  April 18, 2018, at the age of 79. He was born on January 17, 1939 in St.

Eliza Mae Hood, infant daughter of Dustin K. and Alexandria (Lexie) K.

Richard “Ricky” Funke, 44, of Sullivan passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Union.

Ricky, son of the late Rosemary Bishop was born September 1, 1973 in Springfield, IL.

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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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