Bourbon and Leasburg News

BJC HealthCare’s Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital 
moving COVID-19 collection site to Bourbon

    BJC HealthCare’s Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital is relocating its COVID-19 specimen collection site to the Bourbon Respiratory Clinic at the BJC Medical Group–Bourbon Clinic. The new location will open on Monday.

Crawford County R-1 school receives $250 community grant for caring closet project

    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.

Bourbon schools stay with five-day week, board discusses possible graduation plans

    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.