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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Campbellsville Christian announces Christmas programs

    Campbellsville Christian Church's Sonlight Kids will present "Finding the Christmas Star" on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    The program will begin at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

    The Sonlight Kids will present the show again on Sunday, Dec. 16, beginning at 5 p.m. Refreshments will follow.

    Then, beginning at 6:30, the adult choir and Righteous Acts will present "Be Not Afraid" in the church's sanctuary.

    The adult program will also be staged during the 11 a.m. worship service.

    The community is invited to attend.

  • 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.

  • Troop 2164 attends Festival of the Arts

    Cadette members of Taylor County Girl Scout Troop 2164 attended the annual Festival of the Arts in Louisville on Nov. 10. They went to The Derby Dinner Playhouse and toured The Howard Steamboat Museum. Pictured are, from left, Hannah Reynolds, Lauren Johnson, Jenna Corbin, Erika Gaddie and Katie Long.

  • 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.

  • Lady Cards even record with win over CHS

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals used an 8-2 run to end the first half, scored the first seven points of the second half and posted a 55-42 triumph over Campbellsville at home on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Cardinals (1-1) took the lead for good on MeLeigha Pollock's three-point basket at 2:57 of the first quarter. However, the Lady Eagles stayed close and trailed only 14-12 after consecutive baskets by Destiny Wilson, Tiffany Slone and Bronte Karr.

    That is, before Taylor County went on its streak and the Lady Cardinal lead grew to 18 in the fourth quarter.

  • Murphy celebrates 90th birthday

    Claudia Murphy celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends on Sept. 29. She is pictured with her youngest great-grandchild, Madigan Townes Carmichael-Murphy, who turned 1-year-old on Nov. 17.