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Acting county treasurer named

Jackie Richardson, Boyle County assistant tax administrator, was named as acting county treasurer Friday afternoon. Richardson, who has ... Read more | Add your comment

Witness to fatal motorcycle crash said driver lost control, vehicle flipped

A fatal motorcycle wreck in Boyle County on Thursday night resulted in the death of Ryan Turner, 29, ... Read more | Add your comment

Painting ‘outside’ the lines: Local artists take their hobby outdoors

Many artists paint in a studio, and Donna Forgacs is no different. But what she really enjoys is ... Read more | Add your comment

State officials recommending masks when school begins

Due to the continued escalation of COVID-19 cases, especially the delta variant, state officials announced Thursday they have ... Read more | Add your comment


Farmers National Bank promotes Witten Hayes

FARMERS NATIONAL BANK News release Farmers National Bank announced Witten Hayes has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Loan Operations Manager. Hayes, a graduate of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Looking back: Prayer book contains Gray family history

BY BRENDA S. EDWARDS Contributing writer Henry T. Gray of Perryville had a prayer book, printed in 1793, that belong to his father, J.M. Gray, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Burton could play his way into UK’s offensive line

Even with the returning depth on Kentucky’s offensive line it would not be surprising to see true freshman Jager Burton of Frederick Douglass High School ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, July 31, 2021 6:59 am


Library Bookmobile offers “Sweet Reads” to the community

BCPL News release For over 50 years, the Boyle County Public Library’s Outreach department has been serving patrons in Danville-Boyle County via the bookmobile and, ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 30, 2021 5:45 pm


Driver under influence of alcohol hits utility pole in Perryville

PERRYVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT News release A driver under the influence of alcohol hit a utility pole in Perryville yesterday afternoon, causing a power outage for ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 30, 2021 1:08 pm


Man killed in motorcycle crash in Boyle last night

STAFF REPORT Note: This report was corrected at 12:31 p.m. to remove a detail about street blockage which was related to a different accident. The ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 30, 2021 11:18 am

Play Review

Review: ‘Jeeves in Bloom’ at Pioneer Playhouse

I have been impressed with how Pioneer Playhouse has used the space on its stage, how much it is able to morph and change as ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Friday, July 30, 2021 10:28 am


City, county officials need to be proactive against COVID

COVID-19 cases are again on the rise in our community. On July 15, Boyle County moved back into the “accelerated “ spread category shown in ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, July 30, 2021 9:00 am


Rodriquez could be nation’s top running back

It is no surprise that Kentucky’s Chris Rodriguez is on the Doak Walker Watch List used to pick the nation’s top running back each season. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, July 30, 2021 6:54 am


Detox facility withdraws application at the last second

The applicants for a proposed detox facility on Argyl Woods Drive didn’t show up for their public hearing Wednesday afternoon in front of the Danville-Boyle ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, July 29, 2021 2:47 pm


Woman thanks first responders for saving husband

I wanted to take the time to finally compose a note of Gratitude and Praise to those who were instrumental in saving the life of ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, July 29, 2021 1:58 pm


Masks mandated again in state office buildings

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky continue to grow at an increasing rate, the state has taken the step of reinstituting a mask ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 29, 2021 1:36 pm

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City approves intent to annex 658 acres of unincorporated territory

The Danville City Commission approved a first reading of an ordinance for intent to annex approximately 658 acres of unincorporated territory, between US 127 South ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:57 pm

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City to take over maintenance of Meadow Lane African American Cemetery

After trying to get the city of Danville to take over maintenance of the Meadow Lane African American Cemetery, located in west Danville at the ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:12 pm

Public records

Boyle County indictments

The following people were indicted by a Boyle County grand jury on July 22: • Evan Goodlett, 29, Harrodsburg: first-degree criminal trespass; second-degree fleeing or ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, July 29, 2021 11:00 am


Paschal likes having long-tenured coach

Mark Stoops is the second longest-tenured coach in the SEC behind Nick Saban of Alabama and UK senior defensive lineman Josh Paschal says that makes ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, July 29, 2021 6:48 am

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DBCHS takes in 20 dogs overnight, needs help with adoptions and supplies

BY KARI KUH DBCHS The Danville-Boyle County Humane Society is asking for your help. If you’ve been considering adopting a dog to complete your family, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1:09 pm

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Ephraim McDowell Health welcomes gastroenterologist to the medical staff

EPHRAIM MCDOWELL HEALTH News release Ephraim McDowell Health welcomes Dr. Ryan Carbaugh, gastroenterologist, to the Medical Staff. Carbaugh will practice with Dr. Edgar Salas and ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1:00 pm

Public records

Boyle County property transfers, July 28

Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include: • Gavcon Properties No. 1792 LLC to Ridgefield LLC, property at Ridgefield ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:00 am


UK’s Will Shaner wins gold in men’s air rifle 10m

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY TOKYO — University of Kentucky rifle star Will Shaner cemented his place as the best male air rifle shooter in the world ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 9:54 am

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Boyle County court records, July 28

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

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 9:30 am


UK softball adds Sullivan in transfer portal

Kentucky softball picked up a valuable addition in the transfer portal when former Scott County all-state pitcher Kennedy Sullivan transferred from Western Kentucky to UK ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 6:41 am

COVID-19 vaccine

Answers about coronavirus, COVID-19 disease, and vaccines

One of the many challenges facing Kentuckians who remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus is that they still have unanswered questions about vaccines, some based on ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 4:30 pm


Hinkle fired as county treasurer

Boyle County Treasurer Keagan Hinkle was notified that his employment with the county was being terminated following a 10-day paid administrative leave of absence effective ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 4:14 pm

Boyle County Sports

Short named Boyle boys’ soccer coach

By Jack Little Contributing Writer / The Boyle County Rebels boys’ soccer team recently appointed Ty Short as their new head coach for the 2021 ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 3:12 pm


Centre’s senior associate athletic director starts leadership training business

Gina Nicoletti-Bellinger, Centre College’s senior associate athletic director, has started a business called Intersect, LLC, to bring leadership mentoring to the community beyond campus. She ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 2:15 pm

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County business license ordinance repealed to fix contractor revenue problem

A new Boyle County ordinance regulating business licenses was repealed before it was even made official so that magistrates can refine the section pertaining to ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:30 am