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Making progress
Fire chief shares hopes for the new central station

During a hard hat tour of the new Danville Fire Department Central Fire Station under construction next to ... Read more | Add your comment

‘Providing them with art’
Woodlawn Elementary art teacher paints murals for Dry Stack Coffee shop

Under the warm light inside Dry Stack Coffee shop on Main Street after its operating hours, Hillary Zimmerman ... Read more | Add your comment

The Danville Schools superintendent is resigning — what happens now?

During a special called board of education meeting on Thursday, the Danville Independent Schools board of education discussed ... Read more | Add your comment

Flags at half-staff Friday to honor victims lost to COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Southeastern part of the Kentucky being devastated by COVID

The Delta variant of the coronavirus “is cutting a devastating swath through Appalachian Kentucky,” the Louisville Courier Journal reports. Reporter Chris Kenning cites experts who ... Read more | Add your comment

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Opinion

Masking, vaccination can have community-wide consequences

Martin Cothran misses the point in his recent letter, as do many other people in our country.  The choice to be vaccinated (and the choice ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boyle County Sports

Cerquira headed to KHSAA state golf tournament

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by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 7:05 am

Sports

Mintz will be in sixth season at UK this year

Davion Mintz says last season was an “extremely crazy time” not only for Kentucky basketball but almost every team. That’s a big reason Mintz decided ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 7:00 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle blasts North Hardin, 49-6;
Rebels improve to 5-1 on the season

RADCLIFF — Boyle County needed a spark, and the Rebels knew it. And in just 14 seconds, the entire sideline was lit. A special teams ... Read more

by Mike Marsee, Monday, September 27, 2021 3:45 pm

Opinion

We have the right to make our own decisions

Reading today’s paper, one thing I agree with the doctor: the virus doesn’t need us!  I am not a doctor, like the doctor, only a ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, September 27, 2021 11:30 am

Opinion

Biden administration using giveaways, COVID pandemic to distract from financial power grab

By Allison Ball Kentucky State Treasurer Never let a crisis go to waste.  For years, this has been the model used by power-hungry governments to ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, September 27, 2021 11:00 am

Opinion

Faith leaders urge morally just carbon pricing to curb climate change

As people of faith, we have a responsibility to care for God’s creation and preserve our abundant natural world. We recognize the dangers of the ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, September 27, 2021 10:35 am

births

Births, Sept. 14-20

• Sept. 14 — a boy, Jude Thomas Cross, born to Sierra and Benny Cross of Liberty. A girl, Finley Jade Pendleton, born to Cassie ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, September 27, 2021 8:05 am

Sports

Cats survive another close call, hold off Gamecocks to remain perfect

Mark Stoops will take a win any way he can get them. Even the close ones. For the third time this season and the first ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Sunday, September 26, 2021 8:27 pm

Sports

Barnhart says SEC, college sports are ‘ever changing’

Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart says adding Oklahoma and Texas to an already potent Southeastern Conference is just part of the “ever changing” college athletics ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, September 26, 2021 7:09 am

News

The Bluegrass Area Development District announces continued partnership with Joanie Bernard Foundation for Bluegrass Cat Project

BLUEGRASS AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT News release On Sept. 23, the Joanie Bernard Foundation, a Cincinnati, Ohio, based cat welfare funding organization officially announced funding for ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, September 25, 2021 9:00 am

Sports

Horsey receives community service award

Kentucky junior offensive guard Kenneth Horsey received another well-deserved honor when he was awarded the Finn Collier Service Award from the American Heart Association. The ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:00 am

News

Wilderness Trail Distillery Charity Chili Cook Off benefits children and senior citizens

WILDERNESS TRAIL DISTILLERY News release The fourth Wilderness Trail Charity Chili Cook Off returns Sept. 25 at Wilderness Trail Distillery. This event aids the Danville ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 24, 2021 6:12 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle boys’ soccer picks up huge 12th Region win over West Jessamine

By Jack Little Contributing Writer Last year, the Boyle County Rebels boys soccer team won the 12th region tournament with a 1-0 upset victory over ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 24, 2021 3:52 pm

Boyle County Schools

Marching Rebels compete at Madison Southern Marching Eagle Classic

BY LENOX ISOLA Boyle County Marching Band Ready for the start of the season, the Boyle County Marching Rebels traveled last Saturday to Berea to ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 24, 2021 2:45 pm

Library

Activities continue at the library

BCPL News release The Boyle County Public Library provides a variety of ways for patrons to get involved and experience all the library has to ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 24, 2021 10:42 am

News

Covid-19 is killing 40 Kentuckians a day

Most measures of the pandemic in Kentucky inched down Wednesday, except the most serious: deaths and Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation. The state reported 52 ... Read more

by Al Cross, Friday, September 24, 2021 9:06 am

Sports

UK already building Big Blue Wall of the future

Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall likely will lose three starters — Darian Kinnard, Luke Fortner, and Dare Rosenthal — off this year’s team but one of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:00 am

News

On the front lines
National Guard helping out at EMRMC

The National Guard has been helping out at hospitals around the state, including at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Since Sept. 15, 11 soldiers from ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:00 pm

News

Conditional use permit approved for all-inclusive special needs playground facility

Kendyl and Friends Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization that got its start in Harrodsburg, has received approval for a conditional use permit to construct an ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, September 23, 2021 2:53 pm

News

Beshear recognizes National Recovery Month; See connected video here

Gov. Andy Beshear, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) recognized September as National ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:12 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle clinches the first seed in the 45th District with 6-0 win over Garrard

By Jack Little Contributing Writer The Boyle County boys soccer team traveled to Lancaster on Wednesday night to take on the Golden Lions of Garrard ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:07 am

Sports

Calipari will have options at point guard

Kentucky coach John Calipari is going to have multiple options at point guard this season, a luxury he did not have last season. But would ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:00 am

Public records

Business licenses issued: August

Danville business licenses issued in August include: • New Outerwall, Inc., 1 Tower Lane, Suite 800, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois • Mary E. Wesley, Wesley Law ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:48 pm

ephraim mcdowell health

Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital nurse recognized for extraordinary service

EPHRAIM MCDOWELL HEALTH News release Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital (EMJBHH) is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for her extraordinary ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:38 pm

COVID-19

Local health leaders share COVID experiences

THE WOMEN’S NETWORK News release At a Sept. 14 meeting hosted by The Women’s Network, Daniel E. McKay, President and CEO of Ephraim McDowell Health, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 3:21 pm