The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11. Instead of meeting at city hall, however, this meeting will be held in Angelic Hall in the Centre Square Performing Arts Center.
Local officials are scheduled to meet with MapSync and Lincoln Trail Area Development District representatives to begin discussions on the mapping work that is necessary for the county to be eligible for enhanced 911.
That meeting has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. April 13. Originally, local officials had planned to meet with MapSync and LTADD representatives Thursday, April 7. The newspaper learned of the change after the April 6 paper went to press.
Marion County residents who wish to renew their driver's licenses will not be able to do so on Saturday, March 26.
That day, the National Driving Registry will be launching a new Problem Driver Pointer System, and this will affect the ability to process licenses. The new system should be in place by Monday, March 28.
The Marion Circuit Clerk's office will be open Saturday for other services. It just will not be able to process driver's licenses.
Marcus Dunning, a federal detainee at the Marion County Detention Center, was found dead during a routine count Sunday morning, March 20.
Dunning, 39, of Louisville was found to be unresponsive at 7:20 a.m. Saturday. The staff started CPR and called EMS upon finding Dunning, Marion County Jailer Barry Brady said.
"There was no sign of foul play," Brady said. "He just died in his sleep."
The Lebanon Police Department will be getting 10 new Ford Crown Victorias. The Lebanon City Council approved the purchase during a special-called meeting Friday, March 18.
The council was divided 4-2 in favor of purchasing the Crown Vics from Paul Miller Ford in Lexington. Bill Pickerill of Pickerill Motor Company in Lebanon had presented the council with an option of buying Dodge Chargers instead of the Crown Vics.
During a special-called meeting March 16, the Lebanon City Council agreed to pay for one-third of the costs of mapping and data merging services, both which are necessary for the county to acquire enhanced 911 services.
Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly addressed the council and made the request personally during Wednesday's meeting. He said the county would pay for the remaining two-thirds of the costs.