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Murder investigation continues

Progress is being made in the investigation into the murder of a rural Laclede County man, according to Sheriff David Millsap. Mark Pitts was found dead inside his home on July 2 by a relative. …

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LCSO investigates murder

A death in the 25000 block of Missouri Highway YY is being investigated as a homicide, according to Laclede County Sheriff David Millsap. The victim was identified as Mark Pitts, age 58, of …

County up to 68 cases of COVID-19

The Laclede County Health Department received word of 11 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number of Laclede County cases to 68. Of these, 36 are currently …

Kids learn responsibility by showing animals at Fair

At 8 a.m. Monday morning at the Laclede County Fairgrounds, just a few livestock folks were there, tending their soon-to-be-shown animals on what was already a hot July day. Fair veteran Haley …

County honors Old Glory Fund donators

The Laclede County Government Center celebrated the return of Old Glory in a ceremony July 2.County officials held the event for the 4th of July holiday and the new flag draped over the front of the …

LHS graduate concerned with Project Grad

A Lebanon High School 2020 graduate is upset with the organizers of the annual Project Graduation after-party - not only for holding the event but divvying up the remaining donated funds to the teens …
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JEFFREY LEE POOLE
Jeffrey Lee Poole, 61, of Lebanon, died Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Lebanon. He was born Nov. 28, 1958, in Jefferson City, Mo. to …
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LINDA DIANE WATKINS
Linda Diane Watkins, 72, of Lebanon, died Wednesday morning, July 8, 2020, at Lebanon North Nursing and Rehabilitation in …
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JACQUELINE “JACKIE’’ DAY
Jacqueline “Jackie’’ Day, 66, of Springfield, formerly of Lebanon, died Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Springfield. She was born …
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ISSAC “IKE’’ W. ARNALL
Issac “Ike’’ W. Arnall, 92, of Hartville, died Wednesday afternoon, July 8, 2020, in Mercy Hospital Springfield. He is …
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MICHAEL SMITH
Michael Smith, 76, of Lebanon, died Wednesday afternoon, July 8, 2020, in Lebanon. Arrangements for Michael Smith are incomplete at …
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