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Early Files

  • 12-7-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    Dec. 4, 1936
    Dedication of school

    Bradfordsville’s new $70,000 school building will be formally dedicated next Friday afternoon, Dec. 11, with a program of addresses, included on which will be Thomas J. Nolan, Louisville architect, who designed the structure, and a number of prominent figures in educational circles of the state.

    Local truck line is sold

  • 11-30-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    Nov. 20, 1936
    New streets seem assured

  • 11-23-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    Nov. 13, 1935
    Cafeteria likely

    Plans for the installation of a cafeteria in the basement of the Lebanon High School was fully discussed yesterday afternoon at a called meeting of the PTA. Action, however, was deferred to a date in the near future.

  • Ham Days past
  • 9-28-11 Early Files

    50 years ago
    Oct. 5, 1961
    Library circulation dips

    The September report of the Marion County Public Library, presented at yesterday’s meeting of the Woman’s Club by the librarian, Miss Mary A. Phillips, shows the customary circulation drop for the month in which children lay aside library volumes and take up school books. The month’s circulation totaled only 440 books, 214 adults and 226 juvenile.

    Harmon honored

  • 9-21-11 Early files

    5 years ago
    Sept. 27, 1986
    Marion County named “exemplary” district
    The Marion County School District has exceeded the state’s accountability goals for four consecutive cycles. As a result, the district has been named an “exemplary growth district” by the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Forty of the 175 public school districts in the state received this designation in 2006.
    One school in Marion County received a special recognition this year.

  • 9-7-11 Early Files

    50 years ago
    Sept. 14, 1961


    New health officer

    Dr. T.I, Campbell, veteran Lebanon physician, has been appointed temporary health officer at Marion and Taylor counties, succeeding Dr. Genrose DeSimone. The latter, who has held the position since April 1960, has been granted a leave of absence in order to work toward the master’s degree in public health at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Campbell has been a practicing physician in Lebanon and Marion County for 54 years.

  • 8-31-11 Early Files

    50 years ago
    Aug. 24, 1961
    Rated brucellosis-free
    Marion County apparently is on the verge of being declared a modified certified brucellosis-free area, which means that the incidence of the dreaded livestock disease in the county’s cattle population is below the figure required for such designation.

  • 8-24-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    Aug. 7, 1936
    Bicycle trip

    That Lester and James Spalding, sons of Mr. and Mrs. B.G. Spalding, were in Louisville Tuesday is scarcely news. But when they made the round trip all in one day on bicycle’s, that’s news that makes one’s legs ache to think about.
    During the course of the 134-mile jaunt, they occasionally stopped for a sandwich and soft drink, commenting that the trip wasn’t such a tough one. “Besides,” one of them added, “muscle is cheaper than gasoline.”

  • Early Files 8-17-11

    50 years ago
    Aug. 17, 1961
    Increase house membership
    Members of the United States House of Representatives may soon be increased for the first time in half a century, thanks chiefly to the persistence of a Lebanonian, Fourth District Congressman Frank L. Chelf.
    The Lebanon lawmaker, who announced nine months ago that he would seek to up membership of the lower house from 437 to 469, gained his first success Tuesday when his bill was referred to a judiciary sub-committee.

    Newberry begins expansion