The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a St. Robert woman drowned in the Gasconade River July 26, the second time this year a victim perished there.

A Desloge man charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of an apparent failed burglary attempt appeared in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.

We are so grateful to be a part of such a supportive community. Take a look at how much you contributed to our Second Annual School Supply Drive.

Columns & Opinions

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.

Last week when the weather reports started to come in, we all feared for the worst… and then the worst happened.


For the first time all season, Sullivan was shutout as Ballwin Post 166 won 5-0 Thursday in the American Legion freshmen state tournament.

Sullivan and Hannibal combined for just five hits Wednesday in the first game of the American Legion freshmen state tournament, but thanks to nine walks and four errors by Hannibal, Sull

Garrett Juergens' sixth inning triple Friday drove in two runs and broke a 3-3 tie, leading the Sullivan Post 18 freshmen to a 5-3 victory against Washington in the Ninth District championship game


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Missouri Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Kimberly Viers reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug.

Franklin County Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director, Sheria Yancey reminds farmers and ranchers across the county of federal farm program benefits that may be available to help elig

Alfalfa fields fading from green to yellow may mean too much water. Farmers see the change after record-setting rains.


Thelma L. Miller, 83, of Bourbon, Missouri passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at her home, due to natural causes.

Muriel A. “Lee” Spindler, 96, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills.

Karen Gayle Scherrer Gibbs of Bourbon, MO passed this life at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis; Tuesday Morning at 6:30; May 30, 2017, at the age of 71.

Photo Galleries

Sullivan Post 18 won the Ninth District championship at Bank of Sullivan Ballpark Friday night by topping Washington Post 218 5-3.

Lacy Mobil Glass LLC held a ribbon-cutting last week. With more than 30 years of auto glass experience, Lacy comes to you for your automotive or heavy equipment glass needs.

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