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  • Junior Historical Society taps new members

    Campbellsville Middle School recently tapped new National Junior Honor Society members for the 2007-2008 school year. Pictured are, from left, front: new members Heather Watson, Grace Arnold, Breanna Underwood, Cassidy Blair, Philip Matherly and Alex Thompson. Back: returning members Michael Beard, Christen Johnson, Samantha Rodgers and Kathryn Hieneman. CMS National Junior Honor Society completes various service projects throughout the school year for the school and the community. The group is sponsored by Kaye Breeding, CMS seventh grade teacher.

  • Council puts smoking ban on hold

    Campbellsville City Council members will hold off on putting a smoking ordinance to a final vote while a committee works out a few more details.

    Though Council members did not discuss the ordinance during their regular meeting on Monday, the following morning Councilman David Nunery said the committee is revisiting other cities' ordinances.

    "We've also been looking at all the recent court cases, in particular the one in Jefferson Court," Nunery said.

    Louisville's smoking ban excluded Churchill Downs, a move that has since been declared unconstitutional.

  • Harmon's adds La-Z-Boy Comfort Studio

    Harmon Furniture, 500 S. Central Ave., has added a new La-Z-Boy Comfort Studio.

    The Comfort Studio features a La-Z-Boy Design Center, which is staffed by design consultants, and provides customers with inspiration, answers and helpful assistance. Two design kiosks allow customers to select from hundreds of La-Z-Boy fabrics and leathers.

  • New senior residents' home opens

    Residents who are 55 and older, physically disabled and have limited incomes now have a new housing option in Campbellsville, thanks to two programs that provide funds for affordable housing construction.

    The 11-unit Poplar Grove Senior Apartment complex, developed by D.L. & Associates Inc. and constructed by Da-Ranco Inc., is located at 201 & 203 Smith St.

    The units were built using funds from the Kentucky Housing Corp., specifically the Small Multi-Family Affordable Loan Program and HOME Investment Partnership Program.

    A ribbon cutting was hosted Dec. 4.

  • Super Star Dancers

    Bayli Dickens, left, and Brooklyn Harris perform at halftime of a recent Lady Eagles game. They are members of the Campbellsville Elementary Super Star Dance Team, made up of third- and fourth-graders.

  • It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

    Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus were there. Santa was there, waving from the back of a fire truck. And members of the Campbellsville University and Campbellsville and Taylor County bands were there as well.

    And so was Campbellsville.

    Hundreds braved the cold weather for this year's Campbellsville Jaycees Christmas Parade on Saturday evening.

    Fire and Rescue trucks joined in for the annual parade that heralds the holiday season.

  • School Menus for Dec. 10-14

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Dec. 10-14

    Monday - Grilled cheese, tater tots, pork and beans, vegetable sticks, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Hamburger, pickles, onions, Fritos, peaches, graham cracker and milk.

    Wednesday - Turkey, dressing, whipped potatoes, green beans, Jell-O and fruit mix, rolls and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, corn, potato wedges, tossed salad, pears and milk.

    Friday - Deli sandwich, lettuce, tomato, baked chips, carrot sticks, fruit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Dec. 10-14

  • TCMS awarded curriculum grant

    The Kentucky Department of Education and the University of Louisville's College of Education and Human Development have announced six $10,000 Universal Design for Learning model school grants.

    Taylor County Middle School is among those six schools that will receive the funding. The competitive grants were also awarded to Campbell Ridge Elementary in Campbell County; Shearer Elementary in Clark County; Shepherdsville Elementary in Bullitt County; Trigg County Middle; and Boyd County High School.

  • PRIDE awards $7,160 for education in Taylor County

    Local students will get first-hand experience in good stewardship this school year, thanks to PRIDE Environmental Education Grants.

    In Taylor County, 440 students will benefit from two grants totaling $7,160.

    Campbellsville Middle School received a $4,300 grant to enhance an outdoor classroom, which will benefit 340 students this year.

    Campbellsville Child Development Center will benefit 100 students by using a $2,860 grant to enhance an outdoor classroom and buy educational materials, such as books and multimedia resources.

  • Sewing factory gets government contract

    If you like to work, then 105 employees of Campbellsville Apparel got news of a nice Christmas present.

    CAC secured a new government contract with five-year production parameters for 4 million to 22 million units. The Defense Logistics Agency, a combat support agency that provides supplies and services to America's military forces, announced finalization of the multimedia contract last week. CAC will be producing undershirts for four branches of the military.