A former Lebanon Police Officer is suing the City of Lebanon after he was fired on Oct. 12.
According to the lawsuit, filed on Nov. 7 in Marion Circuit Court, Joseph Aaron Caldwell, who was a Lebanon police officer for almost six years, is suing the city for violating the Police Officer's Bill of Rights when they terminated him.
Marlon Hargis has fond memories of playing in Lebanon in the 60’s. His band, Exile, hadn’t written the world-famous song “Kiss You All Over” yet, but they still packed the house at Club 68. The ice-cold beer, the soft-rock melodies - or some combination of both - drew in the crowds and Exile played their hearts out.
“It was so packed when you played there that people just couldn’t even move,” Hargis said. “People were jammed up shoulder-to-shoulder right next to the stage.”
Gale Osborne studied the tree in front of her. She reached for a thin branch and pulled downward to study one of the hundreds of crabapples populating the plant. If she had tried this two weeks ago, she would have only seen a blur of light and colors. Now, thanks to a pair of electronic glasses, she could see the apples in vivid detail.
Angela Burke raised her hands into the air and clapped softly in a pattern all the students recognized. In a moment, the students clapped the same pattern and fell silent, looking up at their teacher, awaiting instruction.
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