Bourbon and Leasburg News

School board given MSBA team award

           The Bourbon School District Board of Education has received the Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) Governance Team Award and was recognized during a meeting on August 25 by MSBA Board Member Cheri Schuette. The award is used to recognize school boards and their superintendent for their leadership and advocacy for public schools.

Bourbon man charged with sodomy

            EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains crime details that some people may find disturbing.
            A Bourbon man is in jail following charges of sodomy filed against him last month.

Routes announced for bike race

            Organizers of the Meramec Gravel bike race, which will be held in Bourbon on September 17, recently announced the routes for the race. It will feature rides of 20, 50, and 100 miles.

Heritage Day scheduled in Bourbon

                  The Bourbon Community Foundation met at the Bremer Hardware round table on August 15 for the regular meeting. The main topic for discussion was the 3rd Bourbon Heritage Day. The special day was not held the past two years due to the pandemic.

Bourbon council discusses water and wastewater improvements

           The Bourbon City Council heard an update on the city’s water and wastewater systems given by Lead Project Engineer Kyle Landwehr during a meeting on August 17. Landwehr informed the council of some of the findings discovered during the study and provided answers as to what the next steps are to fix the issues.