A candle burning, left unattended, is believed to have led to a house fire at 6 Woodcock Lane, Stanton, Monday, December 3, at 10:47 a.m.

Sullivan Police are reminding residents to verify people coming to their home seeking to provide services after a Sullivan man fell victim to a leaf removal scam Saturday, December 8.

The Franklin County Proposition P taxes will begin to be distributed to communities in Franklin County in the coming weeks and funds are to be used for the retainment and recruitment of officers.

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.


Landon Hoffman scored 22 points, Sullivan’s defense bottled up a tall Duchesne lineup and the Eagles prevailed 46-35 on Tuesday in St. Charles.

Evan Shetley earned his second championship of the season and Dillon Witt claimed his first Saturday at the Liberty Tournament in Wentzville.

Sullivan used a 10-2 run to close the third quarter and opened the fourth with seven straight points Friday, surging to a 76-67 victory against Parkway South.


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


Ronald W. Woodland, age 86, of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital.

Alice Ann Woodruff nee Kosfeld of Sullivan, MO was born on Saturday, October 14, 1922 in St. Louis, MO to Martin L. Kosfeld and Gertrude Cora Siemens Kosfeld.

Kit S. Lahmann, age 72, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

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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