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Early Files

  • 4-20-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    April 17, 1936
    New super named
    J.H. Parker, for the past seven years principal of Harrodsburg High School, was named superintendent of the public schools of Lebanon by the city board of education. He succeeds the late Prof. J.R. Sterrett, whose position since his death had been held by Mrs. Horace A. Johnston, LHS principal.

    Buys residential property

  • 4-14 Early Files

    75 years ago                    
    April 10, 1936

  • 3-23 Early Files

    75 years ago
    April 10, 1936
    Resigns W.P.A. Post
    L.V. Raley, for the past eight years city and county engineer in the Works Progress Administration program, submitted his resignation to the City Council this week and, with Mrs. Raley, will leave soon for Roanoke, Va., where he will be employed in the federal government’s reforestation program.

    Cundiff heads Rotary

  • Early Files 3-16-11

    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?

  • Early files - 3-2-11

    75 years ago  March 13, 1936
    Prefers dry status
    More than 100 citizens of Bradfordsville, including many leading businessmen and farmers, attended a mass meeting held at the Christian Church there Friday and entered a protest against the establishing of a liquor dispensary within the corporate limits of the town.

    New engine arrives

  • Early Files 2-23-11

    75 years ago
    March 6, 1936
    State road aid
    Marion County will receive $15,231.58 annually to be spent for improvements of county roads under supervision of the State Highway Dept., according to a dispatch received here yesterday from Frankfort.

    County free of debt

  • Early Files 2-16-11

    130 years ago
    Feb. 9, 1881
    Cheap excursion
    The Louisville and Nashville Railroad will sell Round-Trip Excursion Tickets from Lebanon to New Orleans, commencing February 19 and continuing until February 27, at the extremely low rate of $422.50. Now is your opportunity to witness the great “Mardi Gras Carnival,” on which New Orleans will this year expend a fabulous amount of money.

    About sheep

  • Early files 2-9-2011

     130 years ago                    Feb. 2, 1881

    To the editor:

  • Early Files 2-2-11

    130 years ago
    January 26, 1881
    Indicting a railroad

  • Early Files 2-2-11

    130 years ago
    January 26, 1881
    Indicting a railroad