The death of Sullivan resident Paul Eldridge, 55, found in overgrown property Aug. 5, has been determined to be non-suspicious and police do not suspect foul play.

Three people have been charged with the burglary of a Bourbon residence and the subsequent theft of more than $27,000 worth of items.

Perhaps bolstered by the highly-publicized Proposition A, voter turnout in Crawford County exceeded the state average Tuesday.

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


Thomas Lee Carr, Jr., age 24, of Sullivan, MO, passed Friday, July 27, 2018 at his home. 

James E. Stack, age 80, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Life Care Center of Sullivan.

Steve R. Blankenship, age 60, of Sullivan, MO, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family. 

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A Broadway Beginnings workshop was held Aug. 9 by Sullivan High School graduate and Tony Award nominee Taylor Louderman. The workshop was held at the SHS Performing Arts Theatre. 

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.

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