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Semi-truck overturns on interstate Monday

Three injury accidents were reported Monday in Laclede County by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. n A Lebanon man was hurt in a single vehicle wreck at 6:25 a.m. on Interstate 44 at the 120 …

Joel E. Barber closes for week

The Joel E. Barber School District has cancelled classes for the rest of the week. In a Facebook announcement, the district said classes for Jan. 19, 20 and 21 will not be held because of illness. …

R-3 Board approves new district COVID-19 policies

The Lebanon R-3 School Board has modified its COVID-19 policies. The Board voted 6-0 Tuesday to approve changes to the District’s Safe Return To In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services …

Local group to conduct homeless census

A local group is preparing to conduct its second count of homeless people in Laclede County. The Point in Time Count is an initiative to count the homeless population throughout the 101 counties …

Library installs new pick up lockers

Patrons of the Lebanon-Laclede County Library are noticing a new addition at the front of the building that will make it easier to pick up items. The library used CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief …

Community leader, educator dies

Longtime Lebanon R-III School Superintendent Dr. Victor B. Slaughter died Friday in Benton House Assisted Living in Olathe, Kan. He was 88. He was born May 23, 1933, in Kennett, Mo. to Rudie …
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JEROLD REX McCOWN
Jerold Rex McCown, 79, of Lebanon, died Monday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2022, at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. He was born …
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JAMES WYATT TUNING
James Wyatt Tuning, 75, of Springfield, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Lawrence, Kan. to …
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MILDRED ANN “MILLIE’’ SHAFFER
Mildred Ann “Millie’’ Shaffer, 55, of Lebanon, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Mercy Hospital Lebanon. She is survived by …
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SHIRLEY ANN HAWKINS
Shirley Ann Hawkins, 82, of Lebanon, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Lebanon. She was born July 1, 1939, in Whittier, Calif. to …
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THOMAS LEE KARR
Thomas Lee Karr, 68, of Conway, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in his home. He was born was born March 5, 1953, to Alex and Faye …
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