Bourbon and Leasburg News

Thanksgiving shooting lands Leasburg man in jail

    A Leasburg man who was acquitted of murder several years ago is again in jail after allegedly shooting at a vehicle and injuring two people on Thanksgiving Day.

Wall hanging and blankets donated to MBSH Cancer Treatment Center

    Karen Rohrer recently delivered a cancer wall hanging and a variety of fleece blankets to the Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Cancer Treatment Center.  
    The fleece tie quilts were made by Karen Rohrer and Mary Buhrkuhl from fabric generously donated by Star Fabric from Bourbon.

Bourbon schools unlikely to make mask policy change

    Following an announcement by the state that last week that schools can stop quarantining students and staff if they have possibly been exposed to the coronavirus as long as everyone is wearing masks, Bourbon School District Superintendent Kyle Gibbs says he will not be recommending the board of education change the district’s current policy.

More charges filed in Bourbon shooting case

    The man who allegedly fired shots at another person outside of Bourbon on October 20 is in jail. The 21-year-old was originally charged with three felonies and held on a no-bond warrant. Further investigation resulted in eight more felony charges against the man, related to incidents that took place on three separate dates in Crawford County.