Family members, volunteers and Sullivan Police continue to search for Sullivan resident Betty Alexander, 69, South Center Street, who vanished from her apartment on Thursday night, April 11, or ear

A Sullivan man is accused of breaking into an apartment, forcing a female victim to place their infant in a car seat and driving away in an intoxicated condition.

Bourbon city council members voted 3-1 on Tuesday to place ghost badging on Police Chief Paul Satterfield’s vehicle and all future vehicles.

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 competed at the Girls Night Out track and field meet on Friday at Glendale High School, finishing 24th in the 30-team field.

Payton Dudley booted the game-winner early in overtime on Monday to give the Lady Eagles a 2-1 win against North County.

Sullivan had their six-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday with a 10-4 loss to Seckman.


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.


Eldo “Junior” Helling, 80, of Leslie, MO, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at his home.

Georgia Mae Dalen nee Coffman of Cuba, MO was born on Wednesday, February 4, 1953 in Steelville, MO to George Coffman and Flora M. Wilkinson Coffman.

Bonita Louise "Bon" Summers, age 82, passed away on April 10, 2019 at the Ponce Therapy Care Center in St. Augustine, FL. Born in St.

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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