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Firefighters helped horse out of frozen pond during ice storm

The Boyle County Fire Department responded to a call from dispatch that four horses had fallen into a ... Read more | Add your comment

Beshear wants vaccines available to all Kentuckians

Gov. Andy Beshear visited a Black church in Lexington on Wednesday to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Kentucky’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Boyle schools in-person school resumes five days a week beginning March 1

Boyle County Schools News release After reviewing the county incidence rate with the Boyle County Health Department, Boyle ... Read more | Add your comment

Danville school board considers adding teacher/student representatives

Students and teachers may soon have an opportunity to serve on the Danville Board of Education as non-voting ... Read more | Add your comment


Pet of the week

BY KARI KUH DBCHS This week our featured pet is Chance, a handsome 2-year-old chocolate lab. This sweet boy is energetic, full of life, and ... Read more | Add your comment

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Public Records

Boyle County court records

DISTRICT COURT Cases handled recently in Boyle District Court, listed by name, charge, fine and jail sentence, where applicable, include the following. Court costs also ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boyle County Sports

Boyle downs Danville in crosstown matchup; See photo slideshow

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer The Boyle County boys came to Danville on Tuesday night armed with the memory of what happened the last time ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:10 pm

Boyle County

Local girl wins American Legion oratorical contest, will compete for Department of Kentucky Championship

A Danville High School senior, Alexis Weathers, won the Kentucky Area B Oratorical contest, which was held at Post 34 in Lawrenceburg on Sunday. American ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, February 22, 2021 5:29 pm


Standing up for kids

By Kathy Miles Boyle County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, Inc., Coordinator We are entering the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the staggering ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:57 pm


Widow claims advising group, owned by Danville mayor, gave unauthorized access, allowing accounts to be ‘pillaged’

Encompass Financial Advisors LLC and its owner, Mike Perros, are being sued by a Danville woman for allegedly allowing unauthorized access to her personal accounts, ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:55 pm


Henson worked with late actress Cloris Leachman, Pioneer Playhouse artistic director called it “a thrill”

Legendary actress Cloris Leachman, who died at the age of 94 on Jan. 27, was no stranger to Boyle County. Robby Henson, artistic director of ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:46 pm


CentreWorks hosting second session on entrepreneurship

A previous version of this story said spots for this course are full, but they are not. If interested, apply at On the home ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:45 pm


‘Take home’ job fair is creative way to help connect employers with employees

About 500 jobs need to be filled in the healthcare and manufacturing fields in Boyle County, and the pandemic has made finding employees difficult. The ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, February 22, 2021 12:55 pm


VIDEO: LaFavers outlines learning plan for Boyle school district

Superintendent of Boyle County Schools Mike LaFavers addressed the public, providing an outlook for the next two weeks for the Boyle County School District. See ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, February 22, 2021 9:55 am


Monday virtual learning day for Boyle schools

Boyle County Schools News release Because some roads are still impassable due to the ice and snow, there will be no in-person instruction tomorrow, Feb. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Sunday, February 21, 2021 10:52 pm


Boundaries for leaders

By DR. TODD GRAY, Kentucky Baptist Convention Have you ever had a week when you wanted to talk to the person who packed your schedule ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Saturday, February 20, 2021 9:32 pm


Eastern Kentucky continues feeling impact of wicked winter storm; Thousands still without power

Nearly 20,000 Kentucky Power customers in Eastern Kentucky are still without electricity and it could be another week or longer before some of them have ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:27 pm


Cats withstand hand-to-hand combat to defeat Vols

Kentucky stayed nearly a week in Tennessee and ended the six-day road trip with an impressive 70-55 win over Tennessee on Saturday. Kentucky departed for ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:16 pm


Electric co-ops say major work still ahead for storm repair

With some power outages in Eastern Kentucky in their tenth day, electric cooperative crews on Friday continued to address major damage to the system, including ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, February 20, 2021 8:00 am


Cats aim high in Rocky Top rematch; Tip-off is Saturday at 1 p.m.

Kentucky coach John Calipari is along for the ride and has been enjoying the journey, especially during the past three weeks. “I’m happy with the ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, February 19, 2021 5:34 pm


State to get a 29% boost in vaccine supply next week

Kentucky’s coronavirus vaccine supply will increase by 29 percent next week, and the amount being sent through the federal pharmacy program will double, Gov. Andy ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Friday, February 19, 2021 5:00 pm


How to protect your heart when shoveling snow

This week’s cold weather, snow, and ice was a shock to many in communities throughout Kentucky. Extreme temperatures and the exertion that comes with cold-weather ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, February 19, 2021 2:49 pm


Pandemic taking toll on mental health of youth, teens

As COVID infection rates begin to slowly decline, a recent study reveals the number of mental health-related medical visits for children is rising. A CDC ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Friday, February 19, 2021 12:42 pm

Danville Sports

Danville girls will face Bethlehem in All “A” Classic Feb. 25; Download bracket here

Click here to download the complete girls’ 2021 All “A” Classic Bracket By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer The Danville girls will get to play in ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, February 19, 2021 7:53 am


Reader says city was responsive to needs during ice storm

The day following the ice storm our cul de sac, which sits at one end of Silverbrook Drive, was covered in thick ice and snow. ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, February 18, 2021 5:25 pm


Danville girls’ trip to All “A” Classic canceled due to storms; Officials still hoping to play with altered schedule

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer If the Danville girls get to play in the All “A” Classic after all, they’ll be ready to move. If ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:05 pm

Boyle County

Football coach supporters taking a closer look at the district

BY ROBIN HART AND MARTY WARREN The supporters of Danville High School head football coach Clay Clevenger, whose contract was unexpectedly not renewed for the ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:02 pm


Perryville Idol: Local girl is contestant on American Idol

Alyssa Wray’s first time on an airplane was to Ojai, California, for her American Idol audition in November. Now, she’s a contestant this season on ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:00 pm

Boyle County

Commission tables two zone change recommendations, approves two others

The Danville City Commission tabled two zone change recommendations from the Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning Commission and approved two others at a special called ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:47 pm

Boyle County

United Way offers free virtual tax help

People can get help with tax preparation virtually and for free through United Way of the Bluegrass this year. Boyle County Public Library typically hosts ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:29 am


Another snow day for Boyle County Schools Friday

Due to inclement weather, there will be no school tomorrow, Feb. 19. It will be another traditional snow day. Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:04 am