It very well could be the most dangerous intersection in Sullivan and actions by the Sullivan City Council, Oak Grove Village and Missouri Department of Transportation could make it much safer.

The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed a charge this week against an imprisoned Steelville man who fled from Sullivan Police armed with a pistol and various other weapons. 

A Cuba man was reportedly upset over a door knob and allegedly threatened to bash a family member’s vehicle with a baseball bat.

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.


Sullivan was picked by Four Rivers Conference coaches to finish first in the preseason poll, released in October.

When Sullivan’s wrestling team hits the mat for the season opener November 29 at Pleasant Hill, head coach Matt Peregoy believes it might be the best they’ve ever had.

The basketball district concentrated in this area has rarely been transformed. 


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


Audrey J. Spindler, age 83, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan. 

Hazel Lorene Schnatzmeyer (nee Summers), age 94, passed away from this life peacefully on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Avalon Memory Care in Carrollton, TX.

William V. Brinkerhoff, age 57, of Bourbon, MO, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Photo Galleries

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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