The Sullivan City Council received one bid to demolish a home that has been declared a 'dangerous building', but the new owner has requested time to demolish the building themselves.

Bourbon Police and the Franklin County Drug Task Force arrested a man Tuesday with approximately three-quarters of a pound of methamphetamine.

Bourbon council members on Tuesday agreed to Mayor Danny Skaggs’ proposal ending the fall trash collection after tires and propane tanks were thrown into the dumpster.

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 rallied once, rallied twice and were in position for a dramatic victory Saturday.

Bennett Tiefenbrunn qualified Monday for his fourth state golf appearance, finishing sixth and shooting 75 at the Franklin County Golf Club in Washington.

It took 180 minutes plus penalty kicks, but Sullivan ended their home schedule with a pair of wins.


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


Judith Guthrie, age 69, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her family. 

Nadine Gregory of Cuba, MO, was born on Monday, March 14, 1938 in Cherryville, MO, to the union of Pearl Otto and Martha Hannah (Hopwood) Collins.

Paul L. Sappington, Sr. of Bourbon, MO, was born on Saturday, December 17, 1938 in Butts, MO to Farris E.

Photo Galleries

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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