Bourbon and Leasburg News
The First United Methodist Church of Bourbon is trying something new this year.
Instead of the regular Christmas Bazaar and bake sale as their annual fund raiser, it was decided to have a silent auction and lunch with homemade soups and chili, hot dogs, chili dogs, drinks and desserts with carry outs available.
Community Foundations celebrate 100 years
The Community Foundations of America are celebrating 100 years of giving during Community Foundation Week November 12-18, 2014.
The American Legion Post 81 of Bourbon’s story is a compelling example of the difference that can be made in the lives of others when a community comes together.
After historic baseball career with Cardinals, Jim Bottomley called Crawford County home
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Dee Caldwell sat next to her grandmother on a warm summer's day at Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis. The grandmother, a matronly lady from the Soulard District of the city, was tense as the game unfolded and the Cardinals chased the 1931 National League Pennant. Suddenly, the old woman rose to her feet and shouted, "Come on Sunny Jim, get a hit."
Bourbon receives certificate of merit at Community Betterment conference
Randy and Cathy Bremer represented the City of Bourbon at the 51st annual Missouri Community Betterment Conference in Columbia on October 20. Although Bourbon did not place among the cash winners this year, the group received a very nice plaque as a Certificate of Merit.
The Bourbon Booster Club will be holding their annual Halloween Family Fun Night on Friday evening, October 31. The City Council has agreed to block Pine Street from Cedar to Elm from 5-6 p.m. for the little ones to be safe while gathering treats from the participating merchants and organizations.