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Bourbon County Sheriff Status Report

The current jail is located near the sheriff’s office in the Bourbon County Courthouse.

The following links are from the Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office.

They are detailed reports of arrests and inmate status, as of January 10, 2018

sheriff status report jan. 10

sheriff report jan.10

 

City Commission Agenda for Jan. 2

The Fort Scott City Commission will meet this evening at 6 p.m. at city hall, 123 S. Main Street.

On the agenda:

CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of minutes of the regular meeting of December 19th, 2017.
B. Approval of Appropriation Ordinance 1206-A totaling $407,293.46.
C. Resolution 1-2018 designating the official City newspaper.
D. Resolution 2-2018 designating the official City depositories for public
funds
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – Proposed changes to building and
signage at 2 N. Main Street
VI. REORGANIZATION OF CITY COMMISSION AND ELECTION OF
MAYOR, COMMISSION PRESIDENT, B.C.E.D.C.I.
REPRESENTATIVE, AND FORT SCOTT HOUSING AUTHORITY
DELEGATE
a. Swearing in of new Commissioners
b. Election of Mayor
c. Election of Commission President
d. Election of Bourbon County Economic Development Council
Inc. Representative
e. Election of Fort Scott Housing Authority Delegate
VI. APPEARANCE/COMMENTS/PUBLIC HEARING:
A. APPEARANCE:
B. CITIZEN COMMENTS (Concerning Items Not on Agenda – 3 minute
limit per citizen)
C. PUBLIC HEARINGS/COMMENTS: None
VII. CONSIDERATION:
1. Approval of Fort Scott Plumbing Board reappointments – 3 year
terms
2. Approval of Fort Scott Electrical Board reappointments – 3 year
terms
VIII. COMMENTS:
A. Director Updates:
B. Commission:
C. City Attorney:
D. Director of Finance:
E. City Manager:
EXECUTIVE SESSION:
Justifications for Executive Sessions:
• Personnel matters of non-elected personnel
• Consultation with an attorney for the body or agency which would be
deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship
• Matters relating to employer-employee negotiations whether or not in
consultation with the representative or representatives of the body or
agency
• Confidential data relating to financial affairs or trade secrets of
corporations, partnerships, trusts and individual proprietorships
• Preliminary discussions relating to the acquisition of real property
IV. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT: ROLL CALL

Winner Of Sunshine Boutique Gift Basket Announced

Barbara Ritter is the winner of the Sunshine Boutique Gift Basket after being randomly selected from FortScott.Biz subscribers.  A big thank you to Sunshine Boutique for sponsoring the giveaway!

Barbara Ritter was the winner of the Sunshine Boutique Gift Basket giveaway Wednesday. She is pictured with shop owner Georgia Brown, left.

Carriage Rides Dec. 16

The Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce is offering an evening of family fun
Saturday, December 16th
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides from 3-7pm
$3 for Adults, $1 for Kids
The carriage holds 14-16 people & will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Starting at 3rd & Main and head North on Main, over to National & back to 3rd.
4-H Junior Leaders will provide hot chocolate for a free-will donation
Many local shops will stay open late till 8pm, giving you a little extra time to do some holiday shopping!
See the full list of stores below:
  • Bids & Dibs
  • Country Cupboard
  • Eastside Liquor
  • Hole in the Wall
  • Libation Station
  • J&W Sports Shop
  • Mayco Ace Hardware
  • Sekan’s Occasions Shop
  • Shoe Sensation
  • Sunshine Boutique
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart

Mistletoe on Mainstreet tonight!

Mistletoe On Mainstreet shopping event is tonight,
Thursday, December 14th
5:00 – 8:00 PM
Participating stores downtown and around Fort Scott will stay open late so you can get a little extra holiday shopping!
Bids & Dibs
Country Cupboard
Eastside Liquor
Here We Go Again Upholstery
Hole in the Wall
Iron Star
Libation Station
Main St. Gallery & Gifts
Mayco Ace
Sekan’s Occasions Shop
Shirt Shack
Shoe Sensation
Sunshine Boutique
Ruddick’s Furniture
Walgreens
Walmart
Vendors at Empress Event Center:
 Younique Cosmetics
Young Living Oils
LipSense
Handmade items
Monat
LulaRoe
Handmade signs & T-shirts
Tupperware
Shoppers! Keep your eyes open for hidden mistletoe. Bring the mistletoe with the attached coupon into the Chamber to redeem for $10 in Chamber Bucks! Chamber Bucks can be spent at 55 local Chamber member’s businesses. *Limit one per person
Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce
231 E. Wall St. | 620.223.3566

Things To Do This Weekend

 

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This compilation provided by the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce

Improv Comedy Troupe by FSHS Thespians, Common Ground, 7-9pm, Join us for a night of laughs as the Fort Scott High School Thespian Improv Troupe performs comedy sketches created on the spot using audience suggestions. A $5 donation is requested as admission.

8 Bourbon County CASA fundraising event, 7-9pm, home of Crystal Mason and Elaine Kirby.  Contact is Christa Horn, 620-215-2769.
8 Theology on Tap, Beaux Arts Centre, 7pm. First Presbyterian Invites you to Experience Theology on Tap. “Beer (Wine) and Carols” All are welcome! Bring an appetizer or beverage of your choice.
9 Christmas at BRCC, 735 Scott Ave., Secret Santa Rummage Sale, proceeds go to Adopt-A-Family, 8am-2pm, by donation unless marked.  Biscuits & gravy in the morning, hamburger vegetable soup for lunch or supper – items served all day.
9 KS Rocks Recreation Park Wheeling 4 Toys Sponsored by the Brush Beaters Jeep Club. This great event collects toys for underprivileged children n the area. pre-registration includes shirts, meals and dash plaques. A great way to start off your Holiday Season. Closed to open riding.
9 “The Ugly Sweater Tasting” at East Side Liquor, 1516 E. Wall St., starting at 11am, tasting of some local wines and new whiskeys.
9-10 FSHS Thespians “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” performance. Performances at 2 and 7pm on Dec 9. Performance at 2pm on Dec 10. Click HERE for more info.
9 Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes Book Reading & Signing. Join the author Cathy Werling for a reading of her first book in a new children’s book series, “Why Did Grandpa Cry?” Readings at 10am & 11am with signing to follow each reading. There will also be 2 different drawings. One for a free book, and one for a lunch with the  author! This event is FREE to the public.
Click HERE for more details.