A one-of-a-kind program educating Crawford County Jail residents and preparing them to find gainful employment upon their release helped the county become a certified Work Ready Community.

The Sullivan Police Department made 13 arrests for the week of June 11 through June 17 in the City of Sullivan.

This week’s arrests were:

Two Sullivan teens are recovering from serious injuries following a single vehicle accident June 11 on Elmont Road, three miles northwest of Sullivan.

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.


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.

SULLIVAN -- After churning out four runs in the first two innings Tuesday against New Haven, Sullivan’s offense went quiet across the next four innings.


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


Alma E. Wagenseller, age 86, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at St. Clair Nursing and Rehab Center.

Donna K. Payne, age 63, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan. 

Herman A. Hoerath, Jr., age 81, of Bourbon, MO, left this world to be with our Lord on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. 

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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.

Medlin Pet Company, LLC held a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 8 to celebrate the Grand Opening of the business located at 891 S. Service Rd., W. in Sullivan.

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