The Bourbon Fire Protection District board voted on July 11 to demote Daniel Whatley as the chief.

An Illinois woman was killed in a crash Monday when she lost control of her vehicle on Interstate 44 and was struck by another driver on the North Outer Road in Bourbon.

Bourbon High School is adding a boys and girls basketball tournament along with a girls softball tournament and Activities Director Devon Payne said he is hoping to have a tournament for each sport

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 finished sixth place on Saturday at the Class 4 District 3 track and field meet at Washington High School.

D McReynolds drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the sixth inning against Washington on Monday to help Sullivan past the Jays 6-5.

Sullivan endured their toughest loss of the season on Tuesday when they were wiped out by Lutheran South, 14-2.

The Lancers scored nine runs during a lengthy second inning. 


This February, Missouri 4-H is partnering with Feeding Missouri in a first-of-its-kind statewide food drive.

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.


Mr. James Edward Libhart, age 73, of South Hill, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was a  construction manager for M.B.

Baby Charlotte Grace Parker went to Heaven to be in the arms of Jesus, Saturday, June 29, 2019. 

Richard L. “Ricky” Roberts, age 65, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at his home in Fenton, MO, surrounded by his loving 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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