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City paints crosswalks, traffic islands

Some street intersections in Lebanon are now a little brighter and pay tribute to the city and the Lebanon school district. Street Department crews took advantage of the mild weather recently to …

LPD officer helps put out burning car

A Lebanon Police officer followed a car that had caught on fire Tuesday before it finally stopped so the blaze could be extinguished. No one was injured in the incident. Officer Christopher …

Kiwanis Club seeks shopping volunteers

The Lebanon Kiwanis Club needs extra volunteers to help some local kids get a chance at Christmas shopping. The club is planning its annual Shop with Kids event Dec. 7, 8 and 9 mornings and …

Park Board, Council discuss future of parks

Lebanon City Council and the Lebanon Park Board discussed park needs at a joint work session meeting Thursday. In August, Lebanon voters approved a half-cent sales tax to replace the park levy on …

Pedestrian killed when struck by car in Conway

A Richland woman was killed when she was struck by a vehicle at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday on Martingale Drive, just east of Conway. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ricky D. Langdon, 56, …

Route 66 Wall of Fame inductees announced

The first five members of the Laclede County Route 66 Wall of Fame are announced today by the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society. They will be inducted at the Route 66 Society’s annual …

City reminds residents of new utilities number

The City of Lebanon recently unveiled a new 24-hour phone line for utility customers. The new phone number, (417) 322-9001, is available to utility customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week to …

Knights of Columbus giving coats for kids in need Saturday

The Knights of Columbus Council 6871 in Lebanon will host a Coats for Kids event 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday in the Mumford Building at St Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Area residents who have a …

Three hurt in Sunday wrecks

Three injury accidents were reported Sunday in Laclede County by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. A Tulsa, Okla. woman was hurt in a three-vehicle accident at 3:10 p.m. on Interstate 44 at the …

About Town: Grace Johnson

T he new LHS Research Lab Program is giving high school students interested in expanding their knowledge in the science field, the opportunity to conduct high level research projects throughout …
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Bond denied for man charged with murder

Bond was denied last week to one of the men charged in the murder of Cassidy Rainwater. James Phelps of Lebanon, one of two men charged in the murder, was denied bond Friday. According to …

Council appoints Dr. Mutchler

Dr. Jeffrey Mutchler will fill the Lebanon Ward 3 City Council seat that was vacated by Josh Ray last month. Ray moved out of the ward and was unable to continue serving on the Council. …

Man hurt in wreck

A Grovespring man was hurt in a four-vehicle crash at 7:40 a.m. Monday on Missouri 5, six miles south of Lebanon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Nevin N. Good, 58, of Fortuna, the …

FSCB Golf Classic raises $25K for charities

The 23rd annual First State Community Bank Charity Golf Classic raised $25,000 for 20 local non-profits. “This year we know non-profits are slowly coming back with some of their fundraising …

A life of purpose

After years of working in marketing, Laura (Angst) Gartin felt like she needed “more purpose” in her life and sought out to create a non-profit agency that would help those in the community who …

Library board reacts to levy issue failing at the polls

The Lebanon-Laclede County Library District Board of Trustees thanked everyone who supported the recent levy issue for the Lebanon-Laclede County Library. “While we are saddened by the outcome …

Missouri bootheel earthquake felt here

An estimated magnitude 4 earthquake was felt in some parts of Laclede County around 9 p.m. Wednesday. Laclede County Emergency Management Director Randy Rowe said no injuries and only very minor …

Mayor's Christmas tree unveiled downtown

Downtown Lebanon’s 2021 holiday season received a bright kick-off Wednesday night with the lighting of the Mayor’s Christmas tree. Mayor Jared Carr presided over the brief ceremony at the …

First degree murder charges filed in Rainwater death

The Dallas County Prosecutor today filed first degree murder charges against James Phelps and Timothy Norton in the death of Cassidy Rainwater. Phelps and Norton are also charged with abandonment …

Free Store receives $8K anonymous donation

The Free Store Ministry will benefit from an $8,000 anonymous donation. The organization announced the donation late last week, which will help with several charitable projects, including a …
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