Bourbon and Leasburg News

BHS Beta Club hosts blood drive

Bourbon High School Beta Club hosted a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Monday, March 18. Paramount Apparel donated shirts (pictured) for the donors. The Red Cross offers a scholarship based upon units donated within a school year.  Bourbon will once again be eligible for a $750 scholarship.

American Legion will celebrate centennial birthday on March 26

By Alice Bremer
    The American Legion Post 81 of Bourbon and Auxiliary Unit 81 will celebrate the 100th birthday of the American Legion on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Bourbon. The Legion was founded on March 15, 1919 in Paris, France by members of the American Expeditionary Forces and was chartered by the US Congress in September that same year.  The name “The American Legion” was adopted two months after the founding at a caucus held in St. Louis, Missouri.