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Bourbon and Leasburg News

After historic baseball career with Cardinals, Jim Bottomley called Crawford County home

    Dee Caldwell sat next to her grandmother on a warm summer's day at Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis. The grandmother, a matronly lady from the Soulard District of the city, was tense as the game unfolded and the Cardinals chased the 1931 National League Pennant. Suddenly, the old woman rose to her feet and shouted, "Come on Sunny Jim, get a hit."

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Bourbon receives certificate of merit at Community Betterment conference

    Randy and Cathy Bremer represented the City of Bourbon at the 51st annual Missouri Community Betterment Conference in Columbia on October 20.  Although Bourbon did not place among the cash winners this year, the group received a very nice plaque as a Certificate of Merit.

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Halloween Family Fun Night being held Friday

    The Bourbon Booster Club will be holding their annual Halloween Family Fun Night on Friday evening, October 31.  The City Council has agreed to block Pine Street from Cedar to Elm from 5-6 p.m. for the little ones to be safe while gathering treats from the participating merchants and organizations. 


Patel chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C.

    Kishan Patel, a senior at Bourbon High School has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC on November 14-16, 2014.

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Bountiful Living Retreat holding class on Oct. 25

    A free kitchen herbs and natural remedies class will be held on Saturday, October 25 at Bountiful Living Retreat in Bourbon from 1-6:30 p.m.