Bourbon and Leasburg News

Bourbon School Board gives okay to $200,000 health insurance payment

    Like several other area school districts, the Bourbon School District was recently forced to pay a hefty health insurance assessment due to a shortfall in premiums to cover more than $6 million in benefit claims. The district is part of a 22-school health insurance consortium that operated on a self-funded plan managed by United Health Care (UHC).

New addition completed at the Bourbon City Park

    The Bourbon Park Board Commission met at 5:30 p.m. on November 14, 2019. The Park Board Commission members were updated on the big ideas for the Bourbon City Park that needs to be completed by the end of the fiscal year. The board appreciates the Boy Scouts for cleaning up the park this fall.

BHS ag students hoping bond issue will bring new building

    Bourbon High School agriculture students could see some major improvements coming to the program, provided voters approve a no-tax increase bond issue in April. The $2.3 million measure will also include security improvements at the Elementary and a hallway renovation at the Middle School.

Senior Center will be closed Thursday and Friday

    October and November birthdays and anniversaries were celebrated at the Bourbon Senior Meals and Activities Program on November 21. 2019. October birthdays were Dorothy Benthal and Randy Tyree. November birthdays were Francie Rohrer and Alice Vali. November anniversary of 27 years was Bill and Dorothy Benthal.