Area News

City Of Sullivan Mayor Dennis Watz Issues Dysautonomia Awareness Month Proclamation
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Mayor Dennis Watz recently issued a proclamation recognizing  October 2016 as “Dysautonomia  Awareness  Month” in the City of Sullivan. Danette Batson, a Dysautonomia  International volunteer residing in Missouri who requested the proclamation, shared, “Due to the lack of knowledge about this disease, it took five years of being completely  horizontal to get a proper diagnosis. […]

Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge National Finals At Purina Farms
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Purina Pro Plan incredible dog challenge national finals will be held at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, MO, on Fri., Sept. 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p..m. and on Sat., Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This premier canine sporting event features an array of dog breeds competing in several “Olympic-style” events, […]

New Rock Cemetery Workday Scheduled For Saturday, Oct. 1
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

The Springer families are scheduling another work day at the New Rock Cemetery. During the last work day on May 7, 2016, we repaired and leveled numerous stones, but did not finish. If there is enough helpers that day, they will attempt to get more stones leveled and straightened. Please, they need help! They need […]

Sullivan Fire District Alarm Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Sept. 3; 8 p.m., 636 Taylor St., alarm sounding. Sept. 3; 11:01 p.m., 210 Miller St. alarm sounding. Sept. 4: 5:10 p.m., Park Ridge Rd., ambulance assist. Sept. 5: 12:19 a.m., Project Rd. and Sullivan Bottom Rd.,  mutual aid. Sept. 5: 10:32 a.m., 28000 Hwy. 185, mutual aid. Sept. 5 12 p.m.: 431 Russell Rd., […]

Sullivan Police Department Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

The Sullivan Police Department made 15 arrests in the City of Sullivan during the week of September 19-25. These arrests are not included in other Sullivan Police articles. This weeks arrests were: Sept. 20; Thomas F. Coleman, 58, Leasburg, was arrested on a Phelps County warrant for alleged possession of dangerous drugs and a Sullivan […]

Bourbon Lady Warhawks Fall To Viburnum Lady Blue Jays
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

By Dustin Gerding The Bourbon Lady Warhawks took on the Viburnum Lady Bluejays on Thurs., Sept. 15 at home.  JV lost with scores of 18-25 and 26-28; Varsity lost scoring 12-25 and 7-25.   The Lady Warhawks Junior Varsity statistics include: sophomores Kayla Burchard with one ace; Marissa Barnett with two aces; freshman Trinity Gould […]

Ozark Regional Library Welcomes New Youth Librarian
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

By Ryan Storz The Ozark Regional Library has welcomed Kelsey Fitzgerald as its new youth librarian. Fitzgerald began her role on Sept. 1 and travels to all seven branches of the Ozark system, including Bourbon, Cuba, Steelville, Viburnum, Ironton, Fredericktown and Annapolis. It’s a lot of traveling for Fitzgerald, who is new to the regional […]

Sullivan Swept By Hillsboro
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

By Ryan Storz Sullivan was in firm control of Thursday’s game against Hillsboro, but the Lady Hawks mounted a comeback and never looked back, sweeping Sullivan in two sets. Hillsboro won 25-21, 25-16 in non-league action, which sent the Lady Eagles to their third straight loss. Head coach Sarah Rochleau said Sullivan couldn’t recover after […]

Purvis Strikes Out Nine In Victory Over Jefferson
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

By Ryan Storz Sullivan pounded out 12 hits, Addison Purvis struck out nine and the Lady Eagles cruised to a 6-2 victory Thursday over Jefferson. Sullivan (11-8) fell behind 1-0 in the first inning, but overtook Jefferson with a three-run third inning. The Eagles added two runs in the fifth and one run in the […]

St. Anthony School – Washington, DC Or Bust!
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

The 8th grade students began raising money last spring for their upcoming trip to Washington, DC in January.  On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, they will have their second Rummage Sale. “The Pro-Life trip is going to be awesome!” the 8th graders chatter, as they sort through donated items.  “I hope we […]


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