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  • 6-22-11 Public Record

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  • Rape, sodomy charges dismissed against Lebanon man

    Michael Lee Clarkson Jr., 18, of 486 Radio Station Road in Lebanon-Springfield pled guilty to a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment. This was amended from an original charge of first-degree sex abuse.
    Charges of first-degree rape of a victim under 12 years old and first-degree sodomy of a victim under 12 years old were dismissed.
    His sentencing is scheduled for July 7.
    In other circuit court news:

  • City gets $32,600 for portable power supply

    The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) awarded a $32,600 State Homeland Security Grant to the City of Lebanon to purchase a portable power supply, Gov. Steve Beshear announced recently.
    “Homeland Security grants are a vital component in helping keep the Commonwealth safe and secure,” Gov. Beshear said. “They provide funds that enable our first responders to have the latest and best tools needed in their critical missions. This power supply will be an essential piece of equipment during natural and manmade disasters.”

  • 6-22-11 Early Files

    75 years old
    June 5, 1936
    Kobert home sold
    Willie Abraham, operator of Depot Restaurant, yesterday purchased at auction the old homestead of the late Charles Kobert. The residence, one of Lebanon’s most imposing, did not bring brisk bidding. The high bid was $4,875.
    The house stands between north Proctor Knott and Kobert avenues, on a lot fronting 198 feet on the former and 276 feet on the latter.

    Reporter’s notebook

  • 6-22-11 Church Brief

    Bible school
    Central Baptist Church, located on the corner of St. Rose Road and Lee Avenue, will be having Bible school June 20-24 from 6-8 p.m. Commencement will be Friday night. Van pickup is available. Call Wanda at 692-3259. Bro. Billy Proctor is pastor.

    St. Joe Prep Alumni

  • We are the children of God

    By Jacqueline Moffit


  • Wilt caused by more than heat in vegetable patch




  • Here are some recipes to try if the berries made it to the kitchen

    When I was a little girl, my grandpa’s garden was a magical place, full of delicious things to eat, exotic bugs to study, and if Grandpa was with me, great stories to listen to.
    He taught me how to pick the striped bugs off the potato plants, put them in a jar and take them to the neighbor’s chickens. I was sure popular with those chickens. He also showed me how to put a saucer full of beer between rows of lettuce and spinach to lure the slugs, and the next day the saucer would be full of fat, drunken slugs. Guess what I did with them?

  • FSA emergency loans are available

    On May 27, President Osama Obama amended disaster declaration M1976 to include five Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred from April 22, 2011, through May 20.
    Those counties are Christian, Hopkins, Menifee, Nelson and Rowan.

  • County receives Phase I agriculture funds

    Marion County has received $202,000 in Phase I funds, which can be used for the production of the following programs:
    • Agricultural Diversi-fication
    • Cattle Genetics Improve-ment
    • Cattle Handling
    • Commercial Poultry, Dairy, and Swine
    • Farm Fencing Improve-ment
    • Farm Structure and Commodity Handling
    • Farmland Improvement and Utilization
    • Goat and Sheep Diversi-fication
    • On-farm Energy Efficiency & Production
    • On-farm Water Enhance-ment