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Industrial Park Projects Underway

Excavation contractor K.R. Wilson has been removing soil so the new road into the Bourbon Industrial Park can be lowered to sub-grade then built up and crowned. The little “islands” of dirt in the middle of the road’s path assist the contractor in following the engineered design and will remain until the desired final depth is reached.By Jeff Tolle The Bourbon Industrial park is beginning to... 
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City Increases Police Salaries

By Jeff Tolle The Bourbon City Council approved a raise in the starting salary rate for new Bourbon Police officers at their special closed meeting held Wednesday afternoon, July 2. This rate will go into effect immediately. All policemen currently employed by the city will have their pay adjusted to conform to this new schedule. The motion, made by Alderman Brian Riechers and seconded by Alderman... 
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Crawford Electric’s Rural Electric Youth Tour Delegates For 2014

MORGAN BELLOIR of Rosebud, Jacob Beers of Steelville, and Jacob Wells of Sullivan were this year’s Crawford Electric Youth Tour delegates. The trio spent June 13-19 in Washington, D.C., with more than 1,600 youths from across the country. For more on the Youth Tour program visit: NRECA.coop/what-we-do/youth-programs. Three local students have returned from a trip of a lifetime, being part of the... 

Backpack Club Holds Successful Fundraiser

Pam Rowden of Sullivan was the winner of the Vintage Movie Basket raffled off last week to raise funds for the Teddy Bear Backpack Club of Bourbon. The prizes she won were several movies on DVDs, and popcorn and snacks to munch on while watching. By Jeff Tolle The Teddy Bear Backpack Club of Bourbon held a successful fundraiser last week. The winner, Pam Rowden of Sullivan, won the Vintage Movie Basket... 

Boy Scout Completes Eagle Project

Pictured are a group of volunteers who assisted Wyatt Smith in revamping the landscaping in front of the Bourbon Community Center. Smith chose and organized this project to complete the requirements to attain the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. (L-R Back Row: Jim Carter, David Gray, Ryan Hopwood) (L-R Middle Row: Amanda Bean, Carma Naquin, Wayne Weppner) (L-R Front: Izaiha Christopher,... 

Traffic Stop Yields Drug Arrest

A Cuba man pulled over for a routine traffic stop was found to be in possession of marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, leading to his arrest June 14. Aaron Dement, 45, was traveling north on Hwy. 19 in Cuba near Hwy. DD when he was observed driving over the yellow line and partially in the turning lane around 4:05 a.m. Dement pulled over before the highway patrol instructed him. He told... 

City of Bourbon Budget

For the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2014 And Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015 City Hall $ 411,411.00 Municipal Court $ 29,436.00 Police $ 200,000.00 Street $ 189,650.00 Park $ 29,753.00 Water $ 246,890.00 Sewer $ 201,310.00 ______________________________ Total Budget $ 1, 306,450.00  Read More »
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American Legion Auxiliary Meets

By Alice Bremer The Crawford County Memorial Unit 81 of the American Legion Auxiliary met at the Legion Hall in Bourbon on Tuesday evening, June 25. As always, the meeting opened with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The preamble of the constitution was recited as the ladies stated,  “For God and Country we associate ourselves together.” President Barb Courtouise conducted... 
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Bourbon Man Arrested For Controlled Substance

A Bourbon man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine June 15 and is charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance. Joseph Wiseman, 28, was driving in Cuba around 10:30 a.m. A Cuba police officer noticed Wiseman and had knowledge that his driving status was suspended. Wiseman was pulled over and questioned about operating the vehicle, to which he replied that he was just driving... 
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MSHP Troop I Arrest Report

June 22 – Donald E. Brown, 52, Laquey, was arrested in Pulaski County for DWI – Prior, careless and imprudent driving, and no insurance. June 22 – Daniel S. Woods, 39, St. Robert, was arrested in Crawford County for DWI – 1st, operating vehicle without valid license, failure to display valid plates, failed to drive on right half of roadway. June 22 – Brian L. Goodin, 43, Lebanon, was arrested... 
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