March 2012

Randy Rowe

Randy Rowe

Cleo Crabtree

Cleo Crabtree

Council candidates disclose finances

Two candidates for Lebanon City Council have formed campaign committees and filed reports.

The Committee to Elect Dennis Elmore was formed on Jan. 17. Betty L. Elmore is the treasurer. Elmore is seeking a Ward 3 seat.

The committee has received $3,496.95 and spent $3,428.09.

Contributors are John T. Russell, $200; the candidate, $2,796; EFMR of Phillipsburg, $200 and people giving $100 or less, $300.

The campaign has spent the bulk of its funds on newspaper and radio advertising.

Snyder to take reins of Ezard Elementary

After looking over more than 30 applicants, the Laclede County R-1 Board of Education has selected a new principal for Ezard Elementary.

Jennifer Snyder, the current assistant principal at Boswell Elementary in Lebanon, will be the new principal of Ezard Elementary for the 2012-2013 school year. Her contract begins on July 1.

“Mrs. Snyder’s rural background and a belief that she was very compatible to the community were key factors in choosing her,” said Board President Craig Huckaby in a media release.

Incumbent Hurney running unopposed in Lebanon's Ward 1 Candidate is undecided on airport, says Electric Reserve should not be a 'bank'

The Lebanon Daily Record recently presented Lebanon City Council and mayor candidates with a questionnaire in order to provide information to the voters.

The responses from each candidate will be published in The Daily Record, starting today with Ward 1. The Municipal Election is April 3.

Incumbent Ward 1 Councilwoman Esther Hurney is running unopposed for a two-year term. Her responses are as follows:

1. What is your position on the city’s plan to extend the runway at the Floyd W. Jones Airport project?

Goforth receives most donations Atkins, Wheeler, Anderson use own money to keep pace in race for Lebanon mayor

Incumbent Mayor Jamie Goforth has received the most in contributions of the four candidates running for mayor of Lebanon, but the others are using a lot of their own money, according to campaign finance disclosure forms that have been filed with the Laclede County Clerk’s office.

Candidate committees are required to file a disclosure form eight days before the election. The forms were due Monday. Another final report that reflects activity in the last few days of the campaign will be due 30 days after the election.

Minor injuries reported in Monday crash

A Mountain Grove man was injured in a two-vehicle wreck at 7:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Routes O and AD, 4 miles west of Lynchburg, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred when a northbound 1990 Mitsubishi, driven by James L. Mesimer, 20, of Mountain Grove, attempted to cross the roadway and drove into the path of an eastbound 2003 Chevrolet, driven by Kassandra C. Hillhouse, 28, of Flacon.

Mesimer was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital Lebanon, with what the patrol described as minor injuries.

Freddie L. Adams

Freddie L. Adams, 68, of Willard, died Sunday, March 25, 2012.

He was born June 19, 1943, in Fulton, Mo. to Hazel and Fred Adams, who preceded him in death.

He also was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Dean Adams, and a brother, Jackie Adams.

On May 19, 1963, he married Clara Essary, of Niangua.

He worked for Associated Wholesale Grocers for 25 years and was a member of the Springfield Bass Club.

Hillcrest School in "security mode" after domestic dispute incident

Hillcrest School was put on lock down today after a warning from police had the school erring on the side of caution

According to Lebanon R-3 Superintendent Dr. Duane Widhalm, a domestic disturbance incident early today led the Lebanon Police Department to warn the district to be on the lookout for a parent that may come to the school to get their child. The school was put in "security mode," which means that someone was posted at the door to check who was coming into the school. Students were also not allowed to go outside for recess.

Jeremiah Green

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