Bourbon resident Marvin Ray has to cross Highway N each day to retrieve his mail. Ray is disabled and said he has hearing problems, vision problems and can no longer run.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Sullivan man Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted a victim on numerous occasions across the span of a few days.

Authorities say a St. Louis teen was in possession of cocaine and two stolen firearms during a traffic stop June 11 on Highway PP in Cuba.

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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.


Joshua Earney carried the Post 18 freshmen to a 3-0 victory June 11 against Wentzville, striking out 12 batters and allowing just two hits.

Sullivan struck the first blow against Washington Tuesday in a battle of two unbeaten teams in the Ninth District standings, but it was Post 218 emerging with the win.

The Post 18 freshmen surged to another win Tuesday, beating St. Peters Post 313 12-2 in just five innings.


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.


Ken R. Johnson, age 65 of Sullivan, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at Moberly Regional Medical Center in Moberly, MO.

Baby Rylee Aubriella McClain, infant daughter of Demetrius D. McClain and Audrey M. Moreland, went home to be with Jesus on June 12, 2017.

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