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Vestal promoted to CHS principal

Tyler Vestal will move into the principal position at Conway High School. Vestal’s promotion was announced by the Laclede County R-1 School District on Facebook Wednesday. The position will be …

Lebanon, Laclede Electric discuss city's electric system

The City of Lebanon and Laclede Electric Cooperative announced Friday they have entered into discussions about the possible purchase or management of the City of Lebanon’s electric system by the …

August ballot could contain new parks sales tax

The Lebanon City Council continued to discuss a possible vote on a 1/2 cent sales tax for city parks and stormwater projects at a work session meeting Thursday night. The Council could vote on …

Police arrest man in stabbing

Lebanon Police have arrested a 59-year-old man in a reported stabbing Thursday night. According to police, the 61-year-old victim said he gave the suspect a ride and the man began to act …

Florida group buys Lindsay Auto

Florida-based Ed Morse Automotive Group has announced that it has purchased the three dealerships that comprised the Lindsay Auto Group. Lindsay Chevrolet and Lindsay Ford in Lebanon will now be …

Durham breaks ground in Buffalo

The Durham Company on Monday announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility, investing $5 million and creating more than 50 new jobs in the Buffalo area. Durham, which also has locations …

Unemployment ticks down

Laclede County’s unemployment rate is back below 5 percent for March this year. Brian Thompson, president and chief executive officer of Lebanon Regional Economic Development, said that for …

LPD wins Battle of the badges blood drive

The Lebanon Police Department emerged victorious in last week’s Battle of the Badges blood drive.The drive was held at the Mills Center on April 29. The blood drive, pitting Fire Chief Sam …

Lindsay Auto Group purchased by Florida dealership chain

Florida-based Ed Morse Automotive Group has announced that it has purchased the three dealerships that comprised the Lindsay Auto Group. Lindsay Chevrolet and Lindsay Ford in Lebanon will now be …

Officers make major drug arrest

A man and a woman from Lebanon were arrested after law enforcement officers found drugs while conducting a search warrant and traffic stop Monday.Members of Lebanon Police Department, Laclede County …

Man wanted for attempted carjacking arrested in Lebanon

A Washington, Mo. man wanted for an attempted carjacking was arrested in Lebanon Thursday. According to the emissourian website, Chad Stone, 45, who is homeless was taken into custody at a hotel …

R-3 hires CHS principal to take over Alternative Programs

The Lebanon R-3 School Board has voted to hire Jaymes Wapp as the District’s next Director of Alternative Programs. The action came at a board study session Wednesday. Wapp is currently …

Missouri Main Street holds town hall

The Missouri Main Street Connection presented ideas for revitalizing downtown Lebanon in a town hall meeting Tuesday night at the Cowan Civic Center theater. Speakers at the event were Keith …

Meagan Howe's attorney responds to recent articles

Editor's note: The Laclede County Record has published two articles about local attorney Meagan Howe, who has recently had her license to practice law suspended while a disciplinary hearing is being …

Attorney disputes allegations in email

In an email to the Laclede County Record, the lawyer of a Lebanon attorney accused of fraud says his client “strongly disagrees with the vast majority of the accusations and has submitted documents …

Local attorney's license suspended

The Missouri Supreme Court has temporarily suspended the license to practice law of a Lebanon attorney who is being investigated for fraud. Chief Justice George Draper III approved a motion Monday …

Welcome back, Mike

A Laclede County native was scheduled to head back to Earth on Wednesday after spending six months in space on the International Space Station. Michael Hopkins, a NASA astronaut, was the commander …

Council approves next step in H.D. Lee renovation

The Lebanon City Council Monday took another step in the planned development of the old H.D. Lee and Rice-Stix building downtown. The Council approved PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) …

New Alumni Plaza design work revealed

The Lebanon Alumni Association have unveiled architect renderings for the new Alumni Plaza. Sapp Design Architects of Springfield have worked up some possible designs for the soon-to-be built …

Overnight work to continue on Interstate 44

Due to weather delays, pavement repair work that began on Interstate 44 in Laclede County this week will extend into next week. A contractor working for the Missouri Department of Transportation …
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