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Protest brings crowd to downtown Danville

A peaceful protest for people to stand in solidarity against the recent death of African American George Floyd ... Read more | Add your comment

Boyle schools will have decision on returning to classes by July 10

In nearly a month, Boyle County Schools Superintendent Mike LaFavers said the district will have an answer on ... Read more | Add your comment

Hilldale Cemetery mapping project completed

Hilldale Cemetery now has the most accurate records of burials there that it has ever had in its ... Read more | Add your comment

Four new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Boyle County

Four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Boyle County by the Boyle County Health Department Tuesday afternoon. ... Read more | Add your comment


Art Center announces plans to re-open

By KATE SNYDER ACB Communications Director The Art Center of the Bluegrass will begin a phased re-opening on Monday, June 2, after an 11-week closure ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.


Parks & Rec to have community workday; Registration deadline is Thursday

Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation will hold a special community workday from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30. Director John Bell hopes volunteers ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bobbie Curd.


Powell, Johnson set a wonderful example for us all

People often want things to be done for them, but more often than not, they would rather let someone else do the work to make ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:45 pm


UK’s Marrow encouraged by show of unity amid current civil unrest

Vince Marrow is encouraged by the show of unity in light of the current civil unrest that has unraveled across the nation following the death ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:44 am


U.S. Postal Service may need rescued, too

Think about the industries and businesses which have suffered greatly because of the coronavirus pandemic. Immediately a person considers the airlines, cruise ship industry, restaurants ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:42 pm


Boyle hosts parade of graduates

It wasn’t a conventional graduation day for 193 members of the Boyle County High School Class of 2020, but it was not a conventional school ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:34 pm


Hospital treatment changes during a pandemic

Since various social-distancing restrictions hit in March, to protect the public from the widespread of COVID-19, medical personnel have had to jump into brand new ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:21 pm


‘You can’t fight violence with violence,’ says mother of victim

Gov. Andy Beshear held a press conference on Monday to discuss the violence in the city of Louisville these past few days in the wake ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, June 1, 2020 9:37 pm


Players were motivated to play for Sutton

Roger Harden was a senior point guard at Kentucky when Rex Chapman was a high school senior at Owensboro Apollo and signed to play basketball ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 1, 2020 9:20 pm


Calipari, Stoops speak out against racial injustice issues

John Calipari and Mark Stoops used their platforms to address concerns against racial injustice and the two Kentucky coaches shared their thoughts on social media ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:07 am


Louisville police and soldiers return fire, killing man

Kentucky State Police will be investigating the shooting early Monday morning in Louisville by police and Kentucky National Guard troops, which left one man dead. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, June 1, 2020 9:51 am


State reports 247 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear said there were 247 newly confirmed coronavirus cases and 13 deaths in Kentucky on Saturday. Friday’s cases were ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Monday, June 1, 2020 9:23 am

Boyle County

Some parks & rec facilities to open Monday

Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation is preparing to reopen some of its facilities on Monday, June 1, while others will reopen later in the summer. ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Saturday, May 30, 2020 11:35 am

Boyle County

Government offices are set to re-open

City and county government offices will be open for business beginning Monday, June 1. However, normal operating procedures will be changed to help keep the ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:44 pm


Series renewed: Kentucky, Notre Dame agree to resume rivalry

Kentucky has renewed its rivalry with Notre Dame. The two storied programs agreed to a three-year contract beginning on Dec. 12 when the Wildcats host ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:42 pm


Pastors urge prayer, Gospel outreach as outrage grows over George Floyd’s death

Southern Baptist leaders are lamenting the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis after a white police officer used a knee ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:37 pm


Large uptick in COVID cases reported Friday

The was a large jump in new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear said during his daily press briefing. A total of ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:29 pm


State licenses 960 hemp growers, 150 processors and handlers for 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has licensed 960 hemp growers to grow up to 32,000 acres and 150 hemp processors and ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:22 pm


CDC recommending masks, closed playgrounds and bag lunches when schools reopen

Elementary school kids in masks, eating sack lunches in classrooms while cafeterias and playgrounds are closed? These are some of the recommendations from the Centers ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:41 am


Stanfield appointed to Danville school board

Wade Stanfield was appointed to the Danville Board of Education Wednesday evening to fill the term of Paul Smiley who resigned earlier this month. Stanfield ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, May 29, 2020 7:54 am


State high school teams can begin meeting on Monday

High schools across the state can begin meeting with their athletic teams on Monday. The Kentucky High School Athletics Association Board of Control voted Thursday ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, May 29, 2020 7:35 am


State unemployment system experiences data security incident

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday in his daily press conference that there was a data security incident involving the state’s unemployment insurance system and had ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:01 am


General Assembly interim session will focus on COVID-19 response

The coronavirus and its effect on Kentucky will be the focus of at least six legislative committees when lawmakers gather for interim meetings next week. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:00 am

Boyle County

Parks extends sign-up deadline for park clean-up day

Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation has extended the deadline to sign up for the Millennium Park clean-up day through Friday evening. Parks will host community volunteers ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:04 pm


Company receives corrective action order for pipeline explosion

The company responsible for a Lincoln County pipeline that exploded last year, killing one person and injuring several, has been ordered to begin making immediate ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:03 pm


Bobbleheads to benefit Kentucky School for the Deaf Foundation

Virginia Moore has become somewhat of a celebrity during the last two months, as she has stood beside Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and provided American ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:26 pm


COVID cases rise as testing is more widely available

Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Boyle County in the past week, according to the Boyle County Health Department. All four of the ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:17 pm