A historic cemetery in Bourbon was recently vandalized. Hill Cemetery located off Route 66 had 29 headstones knocked over or broken. In one instance, a plot had the bench seat removed and tossed at the headstone, shattering it.
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An alleged thief was caught after a friend of the victim saw him carrying the stolen property to a car parked along Interstate 44. Anthony Dewayne Smith, 46, of Eldred, Ill. has been charged with class D felony second degree burglary, class E felony first degree property damage, and class A misdemeanor stealing as a result of the incident.
A Bourbon woman faces three felony charges and two misdemeanor charges following an altercation with Crawford County deputies on Sunday, July 5.