Bourbon Mayor Danny Skaggs passed away Thursday at the age of 63.

Crawford County Clerk John Martin and Treasurer Karen Sikes clashed again September 3 over software permissions, extending a disagreement that began weeks earlier over information Sikes had receive

A joint effort between the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and Cuba Police resulted in the arrest of a Rolla man who allegedly led authorities on a pursuit, carj

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’s offense dazzled in their home opener Thursday, erupting for five straight goals in a 6-1 victory against St. Clair.

In a span of three days, Sullivan’s defense stifled two opponents and nearly pulled off an upset, taking second place at the Lebanon Tournament.

The calendar had flipped past Labor Day and still the softball season remained idle.


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.


Roy Harold Mattox, 74 of Bedford, Virginia passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Jeanette I. Moss, age 89, of Sullivan, Mo, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. 

Betty L. Busse, age 69, of Bourbon, MO, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her family and loyal dog, Dude.

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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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