Bourbon and Leasburg News

County approves EEZ benefits for Bourbon business

    The Crawford County Enhanced Enterprise Zone (CCEEZ) has approved a real estate tax abatement for a factory renovation and modernization project in Bourbon that will include a $250,000 capital investment and the creation of 20 local jobs.

Bourbon School Board receives Governance Team Award

    On June 19, the Crawford County R-1 School District's Board of Education earned the Governance Team Award for the third year in a row. The district is one of only 14 districts, out of 567, across the state to earn this recognition.

Woman charged with assault after striking car with baseball bat

    A woman who allegedly hit another’s car with a baseball bat while an infant was inside stands charged with three felonies as a result of the May 30 incident.

BBQ winners announced

    The Fourth Annual Bourbon BBQ contest was held Saturday, June 12, with nearly $1,000 in prizes award to the best chicken, ribs, and pork steaks cooked at the event. The year’s overall grand champions were from O’Fallon, Mo.