Bourbon and Leasburg News

Illinois man drowns in Meramec River

The Bourbon Fire Protection District was among a group of responders that worked to recover the body of a Collinsville, Ill., man in the river near Meramec State Park on Monday.

Council approves police double time pay policy

The Bourbon City Council approved the police department to proceed with a double time pay policy on traffic enforcement programs through the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Police Chief Scott Zwetow presented the proposal to the council on June 21, which he said would be for off-duty officers participating in MoDOT traffic programs.