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  • Bryant to graduate from Murray on Dec. 15

    Savannah Bryant of Campbellsville will receive her bachelor of arts degree on Saturday, Dec. 15 when Murray State University honors its most recent graduates.

    The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. inside the Regional Special Events Center. The event marks the university's 10th annual December commencement. August 2007 graduates and December 2007 graduation candidates will be recognized at the official mid-year ceremony.

    Complete and updated commencement information can be viewed online at www.murraystate.edu.

  • Taylor County FCA members attend convention

    Forty-six Taylor County High School students attended Fellowship of Christian Athletes' Weekend of Champions at Montgomery County High School on Nov. 3-4.

  • Campbellsville Independent School District's KEN circuit completed.

    Campbellsville Independent School District is now part of the Kentucky Education Network. CISD received a 10MB connection, an improvement nearly 10 times faster than the previous connection.

  • Soaring Eagles named for November

    Campbellsville Elementary School's Soaring Eagles for November are Jaedyn Embry, Elizabeth Sullivan, Haley Morris, Latavia Shively, Breanna Spaulding, Jaleel Cowan, Nana Moriuchi, Rolandao Pedroza, Davon Cecil, Brooklyn Harris, Madison Dial, Taylor Anderson, Casey Hardin, Savanna Taylor, Latia Barnett, Caden Wheatley, Murphy Lamb, Lilly Osborne, Dusty Claiborne, Shunya Hida, Kameron Smith and Cody Davis.

  • FCA group attends Weekend of Champions

    Campbellsville High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes enjoyed an action-packed weekend Nov. 3-4 as they traveled to Montgomery County High School for the 22nd annual Weekend of Champions FCA State Convention.

    The members experienced a weekend of perspiration and inspiration with students from all over the state.

  • Three's company ... in Knifley

    All three are healthy. Two never stray very far from their mother. One ventures out alone, but often runs back to Mama when approached. And all three are rare - a one in 106,000 shot.

    Johnnie Perkins still marvels at the triplet calves birthed on his Knifley farm on Nov. 21.

    "She had one and everything went good. She got up and licked it and laid back down. I watched her a bit and then she had another one. After about two or three minutes, she laid back down."

    That concerned Perkins, so he called Crossroads Animal Clinic.

  • 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.