Support local Girl Scouts by purchasing candies, nuts and magazine subscriptions

    Beginning Saturday, September 28 thousands of eastern Missouri G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, Leaders)TM across the region launched their own Fall Product Program businesses. Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri is excited to announce a new item joins this year’s treat line up [drum roll, please]—the Thin Mints® Almonds!

Holy Cross students enjoy story time at the library - PHOTO GALLERY

The Cuba Recklein Memorial Library welcomed students from Holy Cross last week for story time. They read "Pete the Cat Trick or Treat" and learned about Halloween safety.

Warhawk Marching Band competes in Sullivan

The Bourbon Warhawk Marching Band recently performed in the Sullivan Marching Festival on September 21, 2019.  The Bourbon High School Band received 6th place in their division.  The Bourbon High School Marching Band has two performances left: Bi-State Marching Invitational (Potosi, MO) on October 12 and the Missouri State University Homecoming Parade on October 26.

$211,000 Show Me Cash Jackpot Won in St. James

 St. James man has claimed a $211,000 Show Me Cash jackpot from last month. Jimmy Bates matched all five numbers drawn in the September 24 drawing - 2, 5, 11, 15, and 22 - to win the jackpot prize on a ticket he purchased at Smokers Outlet, 205 Highway B, in St. James.

Annual gardeners apple butter sale is underway

    The Gardeners of the Forest City are holding an apple butter fundraiser to provide money for yearly projects that the group does throughout St. James. Members met on Monday at Huffman’s Flowers of the Field, spending the day mixing and creating gallons of the apple butter that will be sold in locations throughout town.