The Sullivan Police Department made five arrests for the week of December 31 through January 6,   in the City of Sullivan.

This week’s arrests were:

The Sullivan City Council was scheduled to meet Tuesday, January 15, at 7 p.m. with one bid project, payment of the monthly bills and two ordinances before them.

The Sullivan Police Department saw another record year in the number of incidents reported to the department in 2018. 

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 Sullivan wrestling team will partner with Fidelity Communications on January 11 to present Friday Night Takedown.

For one half Monday, Sullivan was making a mockery of the seeding for the Peoples Bank Holiday Classic.

Cody McKinney scored 31 points Tuesday to lead Sullivan to a 56-52 victory against Washington, their third straight.


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


Alice Lofting Pondrom, age 68, of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her family.

Teresa “Teri” L. Alexander, age 55, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, MO.

Frank Messex III, age 29, of Sullivan, MP, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at his home.

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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