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December 28, 2006
Two men injured in Marion crash LEBANON - Two men were airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital on Wednesday after being injured in a one-vehicle crash on St. Rose Road, three miles north of Lebanon, state police said. Kevin Wiser, 33, of Springfield, driver of the vehicle, and his passenger, Gary Mullins, 33, of Lebanon, were taken to the Louisville hospital for treatment, according to a report by Trooper Les Moses. Wiser was ejected from his 1995 Chevrolet Camaro.
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NEWS
October 24, 2009
LEBANON ? A Gravel Switch teen was injured Friday night after she fell asleep and crashed her car in Marion County about three miles east of Lebanon. Kentucky State Police said Briana Cooper, 17, was traveling on Danville Highway about 9:15 p.m. when she fell asleep and ran off the road. Cooper then overcorrected, causing her 2000 Pontiac Grand Am to flip over and strike a fence. Cooper, who was wearing a seat belt, was treated at Springview Hospital and released, police said.
NEWS
November 8, 2007
Arora Leighann Norris, the daughter of Jessica Eloise Norris of Lancaster and Kenneth Lee Norris, II, of Lebanon, was born Friday, Oct. 12 at the Fort Logan Hospital at 4:52 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds 6.8 ounces and measured 21 inches at birth. Maternal grandparents are Donna Hammons of Lancaster and James Meeks of Richmond. Paternal grandparents are Margaret Smothers of Lebanon and Kenneth Norris of Holy Cross. Great grandparents are Sally and Donald Miller of Stanford, Cloyd Naylor of Lancaster, Arthur and Estill Norris of Holy Cross, and Letty Belle and Jacob Smothers of Bradfordsville.
NEWS
March 14, 2013
Boyle County Public Library will host a program and book signing with Obie Slater for his book, “Obie Slater Remembers Club Cherry,” at 2 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the library. Slater's book highlights his time as the manager of Club Cherry, a Lebanon nightclub, which had a constant stream of performers such as Ike and Tina Turner, Otis Redding, B.B. King and Ray Charles. Under his management, Slater turned Club Cherry into one of Lebanon's hottest clubs. As Slater says in his book, “The stars kept coming and their popularity kept growing ... so did the reputation of the Club Cherry.” Club Cherry was part of a connected string of music venues throughout the eastern and southern United States known as the Chitlin' Circuit.
NEWS
November 22, 2009
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Nov. 4: A boy, Preston Isaiah, to Stephanie and Shawn Scott of Liberty. Nov. 6: A girl, Ava Reece, to Lauren and Neal Weddle of Liberty. A boy, Aiden Philip Joe, to Carla Wren of Junction City. Nov. 9: A girl, Alissa Danielle, to Danielle Bell of Lebanon.
NEWS
June 12, 2006
LEBANON - State police are investigating at traffic accident Saturday that claimed the lives to two Marion County men and severely injured a third person. Troopers Billy Gregory and Nathan Rhodes said the collision occurred on Ky. 327. The incident began when a Marion County deputy sheriff attempted to stop a 2002 Chevrolet pick-up truck after he observed it driving erratically. When the deputy activated his emergency equipment, the driver of the pickup, 21-year-old Charles A. Blandford of Lebanon, attempted to flee for a short distance.
NEWS
March 27, 2009
Perryville Main Street program plans fundraiser Perryville Revitalization Main Street Board will host a steak dinner and silent auction 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Perryville Methodist Church. Adult tickets are $10, children 8 and under are $5. The menu is ribeye steaks, baked potato, salad, green beans, homemade roll, desserts and drinks. Entertainment will be provided. Tickets will be available at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Perryville Revitalization Main Street Program.
NEWS
July 24, 2006
LEBANON - One person was injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash on Shortline Pike in Marion County, state police said. Samuel J. Smith, 17, of Springfield, was taken to Spring View Medical Center for treatment, according to a report by Trooper Jonathan Boyd. The accident occurred as Smith was driving north and lost control of his 1994 Dodge in a curve. His vehicle went into the southbound lane striking a 1999 Toyota driven by Rebecca H. Miles, 60, of Lebanon. The Smith vehicle came to rest in a ditchline.
NEWS
December 4, 2006
GRAVEL SWITCH - A Marion County man was killed and his passenger was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash, state police said. John Wesley Hill, 30, of Mays Chapel Road, Lebanon, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marion County coroner. James Robert Spalding, 18, of Lebanon, was airlifted from the scene to University of Louisville Hospital. The accident occurred between on Tatum Lane four miles west of Gravel Switch, according to Trooper Les Moses. The 1978 Chevrolet flatbed truck driven by Hill was headed east when it left the road and went over a steep embankment before coming to rest upside down in a ravine, Moses said.
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