Bourbon Superintendent of Schools Patricia Thompson has announced her plans to retire as chief administrator of Crawford County R-1 Schools at the end of the fiscal year.
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On Friday, September 28, all four Bourbon kindergarten classes embarked on a walking field trip around the town of Bourbon. One of their stops was the Bourbon Library. The student had a brief introduction to and were able to explore the library. While there, the librarian read, Library Lil by Suzanne Williams, to the students. In the story, Library Lil makes readers out of the most resistant residences of her town, including a tough, TV loving motorcycle gang.
On Thursday, October 4, naturalist Mark Glenshaw visited the Bourbon Library and Community Center. He gave a lively presentation on the Great Horned Owls in Forest Park, which is located in the city of St. Louis.
A Bourbon man stands charged with assault after allegedly pushing a man with a cane. That man fell and hit his head. As a result of the incident, Matthew Floyd Bates, 28, faces the charge of class E felony assault in the third degree.
The Bourbon Library and Bourbon Community Center have teamed up to offer some great programs during the month of October.