Bourbon and Leasburg News

Choir students earn honors

The following Bourbon High School choir students have been selected to perform with the GVC Choir (from left) David Dudley, Ryan Stroup, Olivia Eskridge, Courtney Evans, McKenna Skaggs and Page Fugitt. The GVC Choir is made up of students from around the area: Bourbon, Cuba, Vienna, and Steelville.  Students auditioned for the choir on September 25 and will perform on October 23 at Bourbon High School and Steelville High School.

Bourbon mourns sudden death of Mayor Skaggs

Bourbon Mayor Danny Skaggs passed away suddenly last Thursday, casting a sad and somber tone for last weekend’s annual downtown Fall Festival, BBQ Contest and Car Show. Mayor Skaggs passed way too soon at the age of 63, and the festival served to celebrate his memory and legacy as a city official.

Bourbon Heritage Day being held October 6

    The Bourbon Community Foundation will sponsor the 2nd Bourbon Heritage Day on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Bourbon Community Center.  Everyone enjoyed the event so much last year that they decided to invite the community to spend a while with friends and neighbors sharing “This and That from Yesteryear.”