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For the first time in 55 years, Boyle and Danville will not meet on the gridiron

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer If we’ve learned one thing about playing sports pandemic, it’s that everything is ... Read more | Add your comment

Local school superintendents update Rotary on COVID-19 status

By DAVE FAIRCHILD   Boyle County School District Superintendent Mike Lafavers began the presentation of information on how ... Read more | Add your comment

‘Frightening’ total spurring Beshear to more action for counties in red

Gov. Andy Beshear said Saturday’s COVID-19 report is, “in a word, frightening, ” with 1,738 new cases, prompting ... Read more | Add your comment

Five 2020 seniors receive first Boyle County Showcase Scholarships

For the school year that ended in 2020, Boyle County 4-H was set to begin a new Showcase ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Screams and Suds raising money for local organizations

A haunted car wash, where Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers may peer through your soapy windows and other creepy characters will set an eerie mood, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Robin Hart.

News

Gas prices drop in Kentucky, across nation

Gasoline demand back-tracked for the week ending Oct. 9, decreasing from 8.90 million barrels per day to 8.58 million barrels per day, according to the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Opinion

Will 2020 be one big Florida recount?

An attorney involved in the 2000 Florida recount says the “nightmare scenario” he witnessed in Miami that year seems about to be repeated — exactly ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:34 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle boys’ soccer reaches Elite 8 in state play; next game is tonight at 7 p.m. at Rebel Stadium

Boyle boys’ soccer reaches state tournament Elite 8   By JACK LITTLE Contributing Writer   For the first time in two weeks, coach Jeremy Carlson ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, October 26, 2020 9:33 am

Sports

Danville football moved to this afternoon, Boyle game canceled

Lightning forced the delay of Friday night’s Danville-Lexington Christian football game. It will now be played today, Saturday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. Boyle County ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:08 pm

Boyle County Sports

Rebels win regional title, host state tournament game Saturday

The Boyle County Rebels are 12th Region soccer champs. The Rebels got revenge on the West Jessamine Colts for a 4-1 loss back on Sept. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, October 23, 2020 9:33 am

News

Why all the talk about Marsy’s Law?

What it means if voters say ‘yes’ to adding another crime victims’ bill of rights, changing the Kentucky Constitution   As voters take to the ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Friday, October 23, 2020 9:09 am

News

Fiscal court suggests EDP needs structural change

Boyle County Fiscal Court is questioning how effective the local Economic Development Partnership is and how the structure of the organization needs to be changed. ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:45 am

Opinion

My hometown: A veteran’s perspective 

Dear Editor,   I am proud to say I am from Danville, Kentucky. After graduating from Danville High School in 1984, I spent 27 years, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:26 am

News

Take a hike! Local trails are a great way to enjoy the change of seasons

You don’t have to travel for miles out into the countryside to enjoy a short hike and experience the change of seasons. The Woven Wire ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:22 am

Boyle County Sports

Rebels blank Maroons, advance to regional finals tonight

By JACK LITTLE Contributing Writer   The Boyle County Rebels boys’ soccer team had revenge on their minds yet again. After getting back at Mercer ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:34 am

Boyle County Sports

Lady Rebels’ season ends in regional tournament

By JACK LITTLE Contributing Writer   Two perennial powerhouses of 12th Region girls’ soccer clashed on Thursday night and the game was as hard fought ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:43 am

Opinion

Porter backs Linderman for Congress

Americans will be casting their votes for president and many other offices on Nov. 3. Voting will begin even sooner if you exercise your right ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:12 am

Centre

Centre life trustee charged in $2 billion tax fraud scheme

Complete indictment featured here   A Centre College Life Trustee has been charged in a $2 billion tax fraud scheme that federal prosecutors say is ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:59 pm

News

Governor preparing for COVID surge, says situation is ‘grim’

Gov. Andy Beshear said on Tuesday that Kentucky has begun surge preparations as a state, due to the continuing increase in cases of the coronavirus ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:45 pm

Boyle County

Special teacher remembered for dedication, receives headstone 17 years after death

A well-known and respected educator, and the first special education teacher in the Boyle County School system who died in 2003, now has a handsome ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:39 pm

city commission

Coffey named new city manager

At a special called city commission meeting Oct. 16 following an executive session, Earl Coffey was selected as city manager for the city of Danville. ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:00 pm

Boyle County Sheriff's Office

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: a local look at domestic violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the city of Danville gave a proclamation declaring October Domestic Violence Month at a special called city commission ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:59 pm

Opinion

Dog owners need to obey city’s leash ordinance

When I left home at 5:30 a.m. Monday, I had no idea that within 15 minutes, I would be lying on the ground and fighting ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:58 pm

News Main

Rebels advance in regional rournament

By JACK LITTLE Contributing Writer   5-2. The only score in the Boyle County Rebels boys’ soccer team’s mind all week was 5-2. The last ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:35 am

Opinion

Mount supports Atkins for city commission

We are in the midst of a momentous election.  Matters of great importance are at stake at every level.  Because the lines of conflict are ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, October 19, 2020 4:00 pm

News

Trick-or-treating set for Danville, Junction City and Perryville

Though Halloween festivities will look a bit different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic trick-or-treating will still be happening in Danville, Junction City, and ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, October 19, 2020 3:57 pm

News

Man arrested after chase exceeds 100 miles per hour

NEWS RELEASE Danville Police responded to a call on Friday, Oct. 16, regarding an altercation in progress with weapons involved. Upon arrival officers located the ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, October 19, 2020 8:05 am

News

Glass recognized with lifetime achievement award

EMH News release Ina Glass, administrator at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital and Vice President at Ephraim McDowell Health, has been recognized with the Lifetime ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, October 19, 2020 7:53 am

Opinion

Henson says the left is all about power

Before the 2012 Presidential election, Democratic majority leader Harry Reid said, “Mitt Romney has paid zero taxes last year. I have proof.” When Romney released ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:04 pm

News

Parks and rec programs canceled

Winter league basketball and cheerleading programs have been canceled by Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation. Both the Danville and Boyle County school systems had declined ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:57 am

News

Ephraim COVID cases up this month, more could be hospitalized

3% of Ephraim associates have tested positive since March   Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical is preparing for an increase in COVID-19 patients due to an ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:49 am