A world-class cake facility is coming to Lebanon, said Kevin Murray, vice president of operations for Maplehurst Bakeries at Monday’s Lebanon City Council meeting. “We have a lot of cakes to make, and we’re so excited,” Murray said to the city council. “I can’t wait to drive down I-65 and see our big sign that says ‘work here and eat cake.’” For more of the story, see Tuesday's Lebanon Reporter.
Business to employ 200 in first 4 years
Russell & Hitch Funeral Home in Lebanon sold for $265,000 Thursday
Mighty Oak Realty LLC, the parent company of Ironman Properties, bid $265,000 for the former Russell & Hitch Funeral Home, 223 N. Meridian St., Lebanon, Thursday morning.Later Thursday, the Thorntown location was auctioned off as well.Bidding for thaContinued ...
Pullen takes Supreme Showman title
Hard work and determination paid off for Mackynzie Pullen Wednesday night in the Boone County 4-H Supreme Showmanship Contest at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds.The nine-year 4-Her from Center Township took top honors in the competition, besting sevContinued ...
Newcomer dazzles in Outdoor Chef contest
In what may have been the most difficult competition in the history of the Boone County 4-H Outdoor Chef competition, a first-year competitor came out on top Thursday with what project leader Vince Hollingsworth called the most tender and juicy porkContinued ...
Hollingsworth, Solomon take top spots at swine show
More than 180 Boone County youths showed their gilts and barrows in the Boone County 4-H Swine Shown Tuesday at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds.The all-day show started by determining breed champions and culminated with a champion gilt drive, a chamContinued ...
Robinson wins 7th supreme honor in llamas
Kelsee Robinson has been a member of the Boone County 4-H Llama/Alpaca Project for seven years. And she’s won seven supreme show awards — five supreme champions and two reserve supreme champions.Robinson added that fifth supreme champion award Tuesday.Continued ...
Poultry show hits new record
The Boone County 4-H Poultry Show was bigger than ever Tuesday, said project leader Doug Akers. The record number of birds entered had been 270; this year 300 birds were entered.But at the same time, the number of members has only increased by four.Continued ...
Lebanon man could face more sex crime charges
Police may file more sex crime charges against a Lebanon man once they have analyzed computer and other records.Continued ...
Boys & Girls Club needs $60,000 to finish year
The Lebanon Area Boys & Girls Club needs $60,000 to finish this year, board president Krista Hunter said Tuesday.Continued ...
Queen milks auction with cheese basket
This year's Miss Boone County, Rachel Miller, decided to take her queen cake in a different direction. Miller put together a cheese basket equipped with all of her favorite cheeses to be auctioned at the annual Boone County Extension Homemakers Open Show Fresh Baked Foods Auction Tuesday evening.Continued ...
Easter's Holstein wins top dairy show titles
Bryce Easter has been in the Boone County 4-H Dairy Show before, but Tuesday night was his first time in the winner's circle.Continued ...
- Russell & Hitch Funeral Home in Lebanon sold for $265,000 Thursday