Bourbon and Leasburg News

Local veteran will be honored by Belgium

    World War II veteran Reid Stephens, of Bourbon, will be honored in a special ceremony scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at Bourbon High School when he will receive the Order of the Crown, the second highest Belgian Order of Knighthood, from the Belgium government for his service during the Battle of the Bulge.

Police chief’s hearing Is moved to March 2

• City currently operating with just three officers
    Suspended Police Chief Paul Satterfield will appear before the Bourbon City Council on March 2 to determine his future with the city. He was suspended without pay by the council on January 27.

Meet the candidate night being held

By Alice Bremer
    The Bourbon Boosters met at the Community Center on February 4 for the first meeting of 2020.  Election of officers was held and all were re-elected to the office they have been serving: Mary Heywood, President; Jenna Kuenzel, Vice President; Alice Bremer, Secretary and Carol Hofstetter, Treasurer.

Eikermann among ATSU students who give back to community with ‘Warm Up Kirksville’ event

By Jason Hunsicker, social media & public relations manager at ATSU
    On a cold, blustery Saturday morning, A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) student Nathan Boys, OMS II, stood inside the University’s Interprofessional Education Building and surveyed the icy scene outside.

Council seeks to fire police chief

    The Bourbon City Council has started the process under state law to remove its police chief, Paul Satterfield, from office. A hearing with Satterfield to make a final determination on his future as the city’s chief law enforcement office has been scheduled for February 10 at 7 p.m., but that meeting could be delayed following a request from Satterfield’s attorney.