Bourbon and Leasburg News

Bourbon police chief placed on administrative leave, then reinstated

Bourbon Chief of Police Paul Satterfield was placed on paid administrative leave pending an inquiry into undisclosed complaints made against him by fellow officers of the Bourbon Police Department. He was later reinstated, following a closed session hearing on the matter by the Bourbon City Council on Monday, August 26, and has resumed his regular duties of the office.

Bourbon police chief placed on administrative leave

Bourbon Chief of Police Paul Satterfield has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an inquiry into undisclosed complaints made against him by fellow officers of the Bourbon Police Department. A closed session hearing on the matter by the Bourbon City Council that could include disciplinary action is to take place at Bourbon City Hall on Monday, August 26.

Woman charged for hiding wanted boyfriend

A Leasburg woman has been charged with a felony crime after allegedly hiding a man under her bed while the police were looking for him. Billie Jo Waltrip, 37, stands charged with class E felony hindering prosecution as a result of the July 24 incident.

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.