Bourbon and Leasburg News

Bourbon Elementary School receives $2,500 to address substance abuse

    The Bourbon Elementary School received a $2,500 grant from Meramec Regional Community Foundation (MRCF) through the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative to address health issues in relation to substance abuse. The group will use the grant to implement a staff educational training program focusing on addiction and substance abuse. The training will be provided by Prevention Consultants located in Rolla.

T&C Bank celebrates 125 years

    Town & Country Bank, locally lead in Bourbon, by Kyle Hofstetter, has reached a rare milestone of 125 years in the banking industry! With a local Board of Directors and a charter that dates back to 1894, it has been well over a century since the bank first opened its doors.

Thompson retires after 23 years at Bourbon Schools

By Cierra Donal
    After 23 years of dedicated service to the Crawford County R-I School District, Patricia Thompson called it quits as Bourbon’s superintendent of schools this summer and is now setting her sights on enjoying her golden years. Although she’s sad to say goodbye to her beloved students and staff, she’s excited to see where the new journey into retirement takes her.

Photography tours at Onondaga caves being offered on August 18

Are you an avid and artistic photographer looking for a new and unique subject? Then look no further than Onondaga Cave State Park. Join a member of the Onondaga Friends Association with a passion for photography as she leads tours through two great caves for hours of photographic possibilities Sunday, August 18.