BB Bourbon County, Kansas, was established in 1855. It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties and named for Bourbon County, Kentucky, the home county of many original settlers here. The county seat of Bourbon County is Fort Scott, Kansas.
Dr. A. O. Corey, a Fort Scott dentist, was recently charged by his 17-year-old step-daughter with attempting a criminal assault in his office, from which she fled pursued by her father when parties interfered. He threatened to shoot any one interfering, and when an...read more
Post Office Changes in Kansas during the week ending August 25th, 1883: Established: Parnell, Atchison County, James C. Hotham, Postmaster Washburn, Bourbon County, Loring B. Washburn, Postmaster Yankton, Harper County, Stephen C. Oliver, Postmaster Discontinued:...read more