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Woman Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2015

A St. Clair woman was found dead of what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday. Barbara Briggs, 50, was found by her minister at a residence in the 2000 block Highway K. The minister said he had been concerned about her well being and was aware she had been depressed. The minister had […]

Agreement Has Been Reached For Menards
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

By Jim Bartle It appears an agreement has been reached to allow for the trees to be removed on the property with the Department of Fish and Wildlife and Corps of Engineers… City of Sullivan and Menard Inc.  It appears now that the project will move forward. The Independent News was privileged to attend another […]

Mobile home for rent in country
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Mobile home for rent in country. 14×70, 2 bdrm., 2 bath. Refrigerator, stove, washer and dryer. Also 30×40 building for storage. Beautiful sunset. No smoking indoors. No pets indoors. $625 a month. 573-627-3335. __________________pw48-49

Menard Inc. Project Could Be Lost Due To Indiana Bat
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

By James B. Bartle As crazy as it may sound, the fate of a $48 million dollar project that could bring 250 plus jobs to the City of Sullivan, could be lost due to the endangered Indiana Bat. The Sullivan Independent News was allowed to take part in a conference call with Menard, Inc., Sullivan […]

Bourbon High School students
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Come Visit The Bourbon Senior Center For A Spaghetti Dinner And Silent Auction
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

The Bourbon Senior Center is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner and silent auction on Apr. 2, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. Meal is $6 per person and includes, Spaghetti(meat or meatless sauce available) garlic bread, salad, dessert and drink. Carryouts will be available. Tickets available in advance or at the door. Baskets will be on display at […]

Steelville Man Charged With Tampering, Possession
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

A Steelville man is charged with possession of a controlled substance and tampering with a motor vehicle. William L. Rutz, 25, is being held in the Crawford County Jail on $25,000 bond. On Feb. 28, authorities located a stolen Mitsubishi at Rutz’s Steelville residence. Ruth allegedly admitted to having possession of the vehicle and driving […]

Man Charged With Possession, Drugs At Jail
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

A Crawford County man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, then racked up an additional charge for concealing a controlled substance at a county jail. Clifton Vance, Bourbon, was arrested by Bourbon police on Mar. 6. According to the probable cause statement, police came into contact with Vance during […]

MSHP Troop I Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

Mar. 16 – Jered W. Brim, 18, St. James, was arrested in Phelps County for DWI, careless and imprudent driving, and leaving the scene of an accident. Mar. 19 – Changhao Huang, 46, Los Angeles, Ca, was arrested in Phelps County on a warrant for exceeding maximum drive time. Mar. 19 – Tyson L. Gulley, […]

BES 3rd Quarter Honor Roll
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

A/B Honor Roll 3rd Grade Beau Beckett,Brooklyn Bouse,Victoria Braungardt, James Burk,Titus Burns, James Collins,Camara Daegele, Alyssa Edwards, Nathan Endress,Trenton Enke,Paris Frazier,Tyson McMullin, Johnathan Morgan,Noah Paul, Zackary Reeves, Allison Ryerson,Jason Spangler, Rebekah White,Brittney Williams. A/B Honor Roll 4th Grade Madison Bell, Haylei Bolles,Natalie Dowell, Ella Eichwald, Alveuanna Elliott, Lizeth Fajardo, Kaitlyn Foulk, Madison Helm,Karissa Hickey, Haley […]


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