Bourbon and Leasburg News

Warhawk Marching Band competes in Sullivan

The Bourbon Warhawk Marching Band recently performed in the Sullivan Marching Festival on September 21, 2019.  The Bourbon High School Band received 6th place in their division.  The Bourbon High School Marching Band has two performances left: Bi-State Marching Invitational (Potosi, MO) on October 12 and the Missouri State University Homecoming Parade on October 26.

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.