A 40’ by 60’ garage was a total loss Thursday afternoon, March 14,  after 50 mph winds helped fuel a garage fire that spread quickly destroying all the contents of the building.

The Sullivan City Council was scheduled to meet Tuesday, March 19, with three proposed bills for approval as ordinances, two bid items and payment of the monthly bills in the amount of $1,282,408.4

The Sullivan Junior Firefighters are continuing a program started some time ago in which junior firefighters, with senior firefighter instructors, are allowed to man Sullivan Fire Station One on a

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 held Washington off the board for three innings Wednesday, but the Blue Jays chipped away, scoring the go-ahead runs in the fifth and piling on five runs in the sixth to win 8-2 in a Four

Logan McCummiskey was cruising towards a no-hitter Tuesday.

After getting through six innings under 90 pitches, he was three outs from recording a no-no in his season debut.

Coming off a 5-13 season in 2018, Sullivan head coach Bill Kackley is hopeful the Lady Eagles soccer program can make strides this spring.


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.


Dorothy Mae Springer of Sullivan, MO, was born to the union of Kennard and Allie Maebell (Ludwig) Johnson on February 16, 1935 in Alicia, AR.

May 5, 1936-February 22, 2019

Shirley J. Politte, age 89, of Sullivan, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 at her home.

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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