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  • Bellarmine University names students to the Spring 2013 Dean's list

    Bellarmine University has named students to its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. The dean's list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following local residents were named to the dean's list:
    •From Lebanon: Tatum Daugherty, a junior who is majoring in communication, and previously attended Marion County High School; and Allye Hamilton, a sophomore who is majoring in exercise science, and previously attended Marion County High School.

  • Bland makes the president’s lists at St. Catharine

    Lara Caldwell Bland was recently recognized for her academic achievement and placement on the president’s list at St. Catharine College for the spring 2013 semester.
    The president’s list includes all students who completed 12 college-level credit hours and maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
     

  • George makes dean's list at Notre Dame

    Alexander George of Lebanon has been named to the dean's list in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science for outstanding scholarship
    during the Spring 2013 semester. Students who achieve dean’s honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college
    George is a junior, majoring in preprofessional studies in the College of Science. He is the son of Dr. David and Jodi George.
     

  • Marion County residents named to Bluegrass Community and Technical College Dean’s list

    Bluegrass Community & Technical College announces the following students from Marion County who have achieved dean’s list honors for the 2013 fall semester: Ashley Bridgewater, Zachary Buckler, Dallas Cambron, Joseph Elder, Josephine Elder, Marcia Fontaine, Adam Gardner, Laicee Harris, Austin Hatchel, Alexis Kirkland, Patrick Knopp, Andrew Lee, John Mattingly, Olivia Mattingly, Joshua Newcomb, Derrick Pittman, Savannah Shewmaker, Austin Wade, and Ashley Wathen.

  • Lebanon woman graduates from University of Findlay

    Approximately 937 degrees were awarded from The University  
    of Findlay during spring commencement ceremonies May 4 in the  
    Koehler Complex on campus.
    Deanna Bradshaw of Lebanon completed her doctor of physical therapy this spring.

  • Courageous Pacers

    A Courageous Pacers ceremony was held to recognize the following students for their participation in the Courageous Pacers program. Courageous Pacers is a fitness program that targets flexibility, strength, and endurance.
     

  • Some feel park field fee isn’t fair

    The Lebanon City Council recently approved a recommendation from the park board to begin charging a $125 fee for teams to use its ball fields (not including Little League and schools teams) and some think its unfair.
    Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw reported to the council Monday, June 10, that he received a call from a representative on the Sluggers traveling team complaining about the fee.

  • Special city council meeting at 7 tonight

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in special session at 7 tonight, June 20, with just two items on the agenda.

    The council will consider the second readings of the revised 2012-13 budget and the proposed 2013-14 budget.

  • New Kentucky laws go into effect next week

    From the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

    FRANKFORT - New laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2013 regular session go into effect on June 25.
    That means laws against human trafficking will soon be strengthened. More DNA testing will be allowed as evidence in post-conviction felony cases. And school districts can start deciding whether they want to raise their compulsory attendance age to 18, though the 2015-16 school year would be the first year any changes could actually impact students.

  • All Americans

    For many people around the world, the United States is still seen as the land of opportunity.
    “A lot of immigrants come to the United States because you see a big difference,” said Saul Magana, who was born in Mexico.
    Karla O’Daniel, who was born in Guatemala, agreed that the USA offers something different than her native country.
    “It has a little bit of everything, and that’s exciting,” she said.