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Kendall Mason wins Triton Junior Miss

October 4, 2011

BOURBON — The name of Kendall Nicole Mason will now be added to the list of 47 previous Triton Junior Miss winners.
Mason was named Triton 2012 Junior Miss Saturday night.
Mason had obviously been practicing her skills for competition for many years. During the Self-Expression portion of the contest, all of the 11 contestants were asked to name their favorite family tradition. Mason said, “Easter egg hunts. My sister and I like a little competition.”

Beloved librarian retires after 11 years

October 4, 2011

BOURBON — Dinah Thacker retired from the Bourbon Public Library last week after 11 years as children's librarian. Thacker came to the library after working as a seamstress, church secretary and bookkeeper, and dental assistant earlier in her life.
"One of the things I appreciate most about working here is that I always enjoyed coming here as a child," said Thacker. "It became a home."

Triton Junior Miss is Saturday

September 27, 2011

BOURBON — The Triton Junior Miss Program is honoring its 48th year with the theme Mamma Mia Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. Kevin Boyer will return as host for the night in Triton High School’s auditorium. Eleven contestants will compete for the title of the 2012 Triton Junior Miss.
Tickets for the show are being pre-sold by the contestants, and will be available at the door prior to the show, with a cost of $6 per person; children 5 and under are free. The doors at Triton High School’s auditorium will open at 6:30 p.m., with the show to start at 7 p.m.

Homecoming court

September 27, 2011

Triton's 2011 fall homecoming ceremony will occur at 6:30 p.m. Friday evening, Sept. 30, before the Triton-LaVille varsity football game.

Bourbon author being considered in Reader's Digest contest

September 27, 2011

BOURBON — Sandy Schriefer of Bourbon wrote her life story in 150 words on a whim when she saw a Reader's Digest writing contest. Now, her story is being considered for publication in the national magazine. Although she is a resident of this area, Schriefer's story is about how her life changed dramatically following the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Bourbon Summerfest Slugfest was a hit

August 23, 2011

BOURBON — Saturday, Aug. 13 and Sunday, Aug. 14 marked the first annual Slugfest tournament for 12-U girls softball at the Bourbon Park. The tournament, organized by Steve McBride, Victor Vuittonet, Chet Irvine and Erik Sechrist, had eight teams participating in the games Vuittonet said they are hoping to grow the tournament next year to include 12 teams.

American Legion hosts annual shuffleboard tournament

August 9, 2011

BOURBON — The Bourbon American Legion hosted its 10th annual shuffleboard tournament for kids ages 4 to 16 Saturday, July 30.

Triton Community Summerfest parade a tribute to former DARE officer

August 9, 2011

BOURBON — Bourbon’s annual Triton Community Summerfest parade will have special significance this year. The celebration is dedicated to the late Gary Collins, former DARE officer, who passed away unexpectedly in February.

Start of Triton school year delayed to Aug. 19

August 9, 2011

BOURBON – A delay in completion of the heating and air conditioning installation at Triton Jr./Sr. High School has pushed backed the start of the student year. The first day for all Triton Elementary School and Triton Jr./Sr. High School students is now Friday, Aug. 19.
The student registration/textbook rental collection dates for Triton Elementary School are still Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Triton raises prices for school meals

June 28, 2011

BOURBON — Triton school board members voted Monday to increase the price of school meals by 10 cents for elementary breakfast and lunch, and by 25 cents for high school breakfast and 35 cents for high school lunch. The price increase is due to the Hungry-Free Kids Act of 2010 that requires schools to provide healthier choices for students, and the increasing price of fruit and vegetables. Triton Elementary principal Jeremy Riffle commented that school meal prices are required to go up by at least 10 cents every year.

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