This from the Paducah Sun (subscription):
Hat tip to KSBA.
Two points became clear Thursday night at a West End Neighborhood Association meeting: Danette Humphrey, chairwoman of the Paducah school board, said the board is interested in possibly building a new Paducah Middle School on the former Westwood Country Club property.
Association members oppose the idea.
More than 50 West End residents filed into First Christian Church, and got to speak with Humphrey and school board vice chairman Carl LeBuhn.
In a vote by show of hands on which residents wanted a new school in the neighborhood, one hand went up.
Association members drove their point home with transparencies, shown on an overhead projector, listing complaints.
“You can see them here,” said C.A. Rawlings, association president. “Traffic with school buses, trucks and parents’ cars. Trespassing with students walking across yards.”
Rawlings also listed concerns about trash, noise and nearby property values. ...