Bourbon and Leasburg News

Teacher helps restore history

    Bourbon High School teacher J.D. Huitt doesn’t just teach history—he lives it. In sharing his passion through a YouTube channel, Huitt has traveled across the United States and Europe creating videos about the Civil War to World War II and beyond. During one trip, he even became inspired to help restore a special place in Georgia where paratroopers trained for D-Day.

Former Bourbon fire chief’s felony case continues

    The case against the former Bourbon fire chief who was charged with assault of a police officer and resisting an arrest following an incident that took place in Bourbon in October of 2020 was moved up to the next level in court following a ruling by Judge Patrick Horsefield on July 28.

County approves EEZ benefits for Bourbon business

    The Crawford County Enhanced Enterprise Zone (CCEEZ) has approved a real estate tax abatement for a factory renovation and modernization project in Bourbon that will include a $250,000 capital investment and the creation of 20 local jobs.

Bourbon School Board receives Governance Team Award

    On June 19, the Crawford County R-1 School District's Board of Education earned the Governance Team Award for the third year in a row. The district is one of only 14 districts, out of 567, across the state to earn this recognition.