Bourbon and Leasburg News

Mass response helps extinguish fire along I-44

            A large brush fire swept through a salvage yard and threatened multiple structures, including some homes, businesses, and farms on the north side of Interstate 44 between the Leasburg exit and Bourbon on Friday. Numerous fire agencies helped extinguish the blaze.

Former Bourbon fire chief pleads guilty in assault case

            Former Bourbon fire chief Daniel Whatley has pleaded guilty and been sentenced for the 2020 incident that led to felony charges for assault of a police officer and resisting an arrest.