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75 years ago
April 3, 1936
Photo business sold
The Lyle-Blackburn Studio, established here a number of years ago by Miss Evelyn Lyle and Mrs. Edward W. Heller, the former Miss Henrietta Blackburn, and located at Main and Spalding over Johnston Beauty Shoppe, has been sold to Wallace M. Kelly, who will open a studio in his own name. He will be assisted in the business by his wife, formerly Miss Mabel Graham, a highly successful amateur photographer in her own right.
April Fool trick?
A slightly belated but nevertheless admittedly good April Fool joke was pulled by the weatherman at the expense of Lebanonians yesterday when he set them to shivering with a freezing temperature, a brisk wind and a flurry of snow.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Bland are parents of a daughter, Doris Ellen, on Thursday, April 2…Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lancaster announce the birth of a son, Charles Eugene, Saturday, March 28, at Baute Infirmary…Twin sons, Thomas Ray and William Edward, were born to Mr. and Mrs. J. Tommie O’Daniel, Friday, March 27. Mrs. O’Daniel and sons are at Elizabeth’s Hospital.
50 years ago
April 6, 1961
Governor visits here
Gov. Bert Combs was in town last Thursday, had lunch with 100 Marion Countians and toured Sportsman’s Lake near Calvary. Building a greater Kentucky, better roads and a new bridge were major topics discussed during his visit.
Used car promotion
Four used automobiles are to be given away this month by the Lebanon Retail Merchants Assn., as part of its April Value Days sales promotion.
Marion County Treasurer Dorothy Spalding was reappointed to another four-year term in the office Tuesday. First named treasurer in 1949, she has been reappointed in every fourth year since.
To head Knights Templar
J. Walter Smith Jr., has been elected commander of Marion Commandery 24, Knights Templar, succeeding John F. Dahringer.
10 years ago
March 20, 1991
City to advertise
The City of Lebanon will again advertise to fill the position of city administrator, and “this time I am going to fill it,” Lebanon Mayor Kathy Blandford said.
In order to attract a qualified candidate, the city may increase the salary from the $24,000 currently budgeted. Money budgeted for the job but not spent since the position has been vacant could be re-alloted for the increase, she said.
5 years ago
March 27, 2006
The City of Lebanon has responded to a lawsuit challenging the annexation of 425.45 acres along Hwy. 68 on the southwest end of the city. Lebanon City Attorney Kandice Engle-Gray filed the city’s answer on March 16.
The city is seeking an order to dismiss the complaint.