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On June 27, more than a month after the May 15 date originally slated for graduation, around 252 members of the Lebanon High School Class of 2020 walked into Cowan Civic Center as “Pomp and … more
Laclede County’s unemployment rate dropped nearly 3 percent in May from a near 30-year high of 14.9 percent in April. Lebanon Regional Economic Development Inc. Director Brian Thompson believes … more
Motorists driving along Jefferson Avenue are seeing some improvements taking place to the stave mill. Independent Stave Company, Missouri Cooperage in Lebanon is working on renovations to its … more
The Lebanon R-3 School District is live streaming the June 27 graduation ceremony at the Cowan Civic Center. Watch the video below:   more
Despite predictions of rainy weather, folks were ready, especially after weeks of a pandemic lock down, to get out and celebrate the Ozarks and they did so this past Saturday at Lebanon’s Route 66 … more
An historic building in downtown Lebanon is being remodeled to house a new restaurant that will recognize the heritage of the community. The restaurant concept received financial assistance … more
The new Lebanon City Council was sworn in Monday night with newly-elected Councilman and former Mayor Josh Ray taking over the Ward 3 seat previously held by LeAnn Mather. Ray, who resigned as … more
A former Lebanon Mayor was elected to the Lebanon City Council and the mayor who replaced him was elected to a second term in elections Tuesday. Josh Ray who resigned as mayor in 2017 defeated … more
Lebanon High School is proceeding with plans to hold a graduation ceremony that will comply withe COVID-19 guidelines. The event is set for 7 p.m. June 27 at the Cowan Civic Center. According … more
Attendees at the 20th year of the Mount Rose Memorial Day Service heard key note speaker Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe talk about sacrifices made by decades of American veterans. Before the service, … more
Micah Veanes, 15, was engaged in two of his favorite activities, fishing and FaceTiming with his girlfriend Jordan Denson, when he snagged his fishing line on a power line and was … more
Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of Q and As with candidates in the upcoming municipal general election. Council candidates’ answers will be posted in separate stories before the … more
Linemen working to restore power to Lebanon last week took a break Friday for lunch at the Civic Center. Providing lunch or dinner were First State Community Bank, the fire union, Lebanon Ready … more
For many, 1920 was an auspicious year. It saw the passage of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote and the establishment of the League of Nations. For the Coates family, a more … more
The City of Lebanon Public Works Department had a busy week after storms caused an estimated $803,000 in damage to the city electrical system Monday of last week. Public Works Director Richard … more
A storm with high winds knocked out power and damaged businesses and homes in Lebanon Monday afternoon. The winds, estimated at 80 miles-per-hour, hit in the early afternoon and damaged power … more
After closing back in March, many Laclede County businesses reopened this week. Salons and barber shops opened their doors to clients who had gone two months without professional hair treatment. … more
Cedarhurst of Lebanon residents last week enjoyed special music from the famous Mr. B, also known as Don Brenton. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, he performed outside the building for residents who … more
Lebanon High School graduate Justin Britt has been released from the Seattle Seahawks after a six-year run with the NFL team. The Seahawks announced the move on Monday with a post on Facebook, … more
A Lebanon family did not let the threat of COVID-19 prevent a birthday surprise for a 90-year-old woman. Billie Kaffenburger celebrated 90 years last Wednesday watching a parade of family members … more
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