The local community is mourning the loss of Sullivan community leader Roy Martin “Marty” Tiefenbrunn, who passed away suddenly  Friday, June 15, at the age of 58.

The Sullivan Police Department made 14 arrests for the week of June 4 through June 10 in the City of Sullivan. This week’s arrests were:

Two people were arrested June 11 when they allegedly showed up to a room at the Budget Inn with methamphetamine in their possession, apparently unaware authorities were there conducting an investig

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.


UNION -- Garrett Juergens carried the Sullivan Post 18 juniors on the mound Wednesday against Union Post 297. 

PACIFIC -- A stellar pitching effort from Pacific and some fielding miscues by Sullivan led to a 3-0 loss for the Post 18 freshmen Tuesday.

SULLIVAN -- After churning out four runs in the first two innings Tuesday against New Haven, Sullivan’s offense went quiet across the next four innings.


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


James Robert Gauer, Sr. of Sullivan, MO departed this life in Sullivan on June 1, 2018, having reached the age of ninety-one years, one month and eight days. James was born in St.

Brenda Sue Hamilton nee Pack of Cuba, MO was born on Thursday, December 29, 1949 in Henderson, NC to James W. and Ruth Mae Buchanan Pack.

Donald S. Sumpter, age 78, of Sullivan, MO, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Meramec Nursing Center in Sullivan, MO. 

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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