Meramec Regional Community Foundation (MRCF) awarded Crawford R-1 School District a $250 grant for its Caring Closet project. The check was presented at MRCF’s invite-a-friend luncheon March 12 at MRPC in St. James. This year, the MRCF board reviewed a total of 16 grant applications, requesting a total of $4,000 and representing projects in Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties. Crawford R-1 schools was one of six projects selected for funding.
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The Bourbon School District Board of Education met on Thursday evening and held a virtual public hearing on a proposed 2020-21 school calendar, discussed possible graduation plans during the pandemic, and heard several reports and project updates.
The Bourbon School Board will be meeting via Zoom on Thursday and the virtual meeting will include a public hearing to discuss the proposed 2020-21 school calendar, which will include a five-day school week. The district had been considering moving to a four-day week.
Assault charges have been filed against a Bourbon man who allegedly threatened a neighbor with a shotgun on March 27. Joseph Anthony Myskiew, 30, stands charged with class B felony first degree assault and felony armed criminal action as a result of the incident.
Jenna Kuenzel of the Bourbon Boosters shows off the March Book Buzz books recently donated to the Bourbon Elementary School library by the organization as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.