Bourbon and Leasburg News

BHS hosting Steelville for homecoming on Friday

After having its previously scheduled homecoming games and coronation canceled on January 15 due to the weather, Bourbon High School will host Steelville at 5:30 p.m. Friday, February 5, for a pair of boys basketball games with the annual coronation ceremony taking place after the junior varsity game.

Bourbon looking at four-day school week, again

    The Bourbon School District is once again considering a move to a four-day school week. The district initially began discussion on the proposal prior to the 2020-21 school year but opted not to make the change due to the various issues in dealing with COVID-19. Now, the district is asking patrons for their thoughts on moving to a four-day week for the 2021-22 session.

Handicap access is added to Bourbon Community Center

    Installation of the new entrance doors to the Bourbon Community Center is now complete.  We appreciate the local community organizations who generously donated to the project, the 30 year old doors have been replaced by industrial doors that will last for years and open safely to all visitors. 

Police officers attacked by woman in Bourbon

    A woman who allegedly fought with law enforcement in Bourbon was arrested and taken to the Crawford County Jail as a result of the January 5 incident. She now faces two assault charges.

Snow cancels BHS homecoming

    Bourbon High School was scheduled to host Viburnum last Friday for its annual homecoming games and coronation but the event had to be canceled due to winter weather. Homecoming has been rescheduled for February 5.