Last updateFri, 24 Oct 2014 9am


Golden Living Center gets high marks

    The Golden Living Center (GLC) has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Gold- Excellence in Quality National Quality Award presented by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). This is the first time a long-term provider has won the award three years in a row. The ceremony will be held at the AHCA/NCAL 65th Annual Convention and Exposition in October.

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School leaves tax levy as is

    The St. James Board of Education voted August 21 to hold the district’s tax levy at the current rate. A public hearing was held to allow for citizen input, but none was heard. Board members felt now is not the appropriate time to raise the levy, which it could do by law.

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Party planned at football field

    A community tailgate party and ribbon-cutting ceremony are scheduled for this Friday, August 29, to mark the official opening of the new track and football field. The St. James Tiger Football team will be hosting their first home game of the season against Houston and board of education members will serve hamburgers, hotdogs, and refreshments to the public at no charge.


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.


Local airman killed in Japan during typhoon

A 27-year-old serviceman from Bourbon was killed, along with two other airmen, on October 5, when they were swept into the ocean during a typhoon near Okinawa, Japan. Staff Sergeant Joshua Schoenhoff was an instrument and flight control systems specialist with the 461st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron based at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

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