Bourbon and Leasburg News
State auditor releases follow-up report on Bourbon court audit
Missouri State Auditor Thomas Schweich has released his follow-up report on the audit findings of the City of Bourbon’s municipal court system. The follow-up report was recently made public, and in it the state auditor notes that many of the recommendations made in the original May 2014 audit report have been implemented by the city. The rest are still “in progress.”
Candlelight service being held
On Wednesday, December 24 at 6 p.m. Calvary Southern Baptist Church of Bourbon will be having their Christmas Eve Service.
Bourbon tree lighting held
Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in Bourbon on Thursday evening, December 4. It was at the annual Bourbon Tree Lighting Ceremony and the tree lights went on just before the Bourbon Firemen delivered the honored guests on the Fire Truck. More than 150 little boys and girls gathered excitedly to receive a treat from Santa and many stayed to have their picture made.
Fann to retire from Library
Sharon Fann, longtime library manager at Ozark Regional Library Bourbon, will retire at the end of this month. Sharon has worked at the Bourbon location since February 2000. “When I started…we had a rotary dial telephone and a donated computer with dial up internet,” Fann said recently, “we now have nine computers, e-books, Wi-Fi and an online catalog.”
Bourbon Medical Office welcomes back Hedges
Despite the extreme cold weather outside, Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital’s Bourbon Medical Office celebrated Robyn Hedges’ return with an open house on Tuesday, November 18.