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Ephraim McDowell Health being evaluated for mass vaccine site

Less than a week after city and county officials sent a letter to the Kentucky Director of COVID ... Read more | Add your comment

Danville Police seek suspect in attempted jewelry store break-in

The Danville Police Department is asking for assistance identifying the male subject seen in the surveillance photos. In ... Read more | Add your comment

Federal government promises 17% more vaccine

The federal government will increase its supply of COVID-19 vaccine to Kentucky, and the state has now seen ... Read more | Add your comment

Businesses can apply for grants through Danville CARES Small Business Relief Program

City of Danville News release In light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic currently affecting our community, in addition ... Read more | Add your comment

Boyle County

Junction City residents arrested on drug, other charges

Two Junction City residents were arrested and face multiple drug charges stemming from an investigation Thursday night. According to the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office, K9 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

News

In year of no elections, Kentucky’s voter roll being cleaned up

Secretary of State Michael Adams has announced Kentucky’s electorate declined in December as more voters were taken off the rolls than were added. While 671 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Sports

Rebels edge West Jessamine, 56-53; Danville boys win fourth straight

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer Boyle County has been thrown a few curveballs in the early weeks of this season, but the Rebels’ batting average ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:24 pm

Opinion

Democratic Party believes in socialism

George Orwell’s novel 1984, a warning about a dystopian world where authoritarians are able  to control the population by use of technology, is no longer ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:40 am

Sports

Cats struggle late, fall 70-59 to Alabama

Kentucky slowed down Alabama, but the ninth-ranked Crimson Tide pulled away late and muscled their way to a 70-59 victory over the Wildcats on Tuesday ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:06 am

Sports

Cats are underdogs in rematch with No. 9 Alabama

Kentucky isn’t used to being the underdog and will face a rare role reversal when it takes on No. 9 Alabama on Tuesday night in ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:46 pm

Boyle County

Restoring history: Church hopes bells can help community celebrate after the pandemic

Eleven, 80-year-old large bronze bells at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church will resonate through town from their now empty bell tower once they’re reinstalled this fall. ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:36 am

News

Local governments can apply for help with utility bills

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday that up to $38 million is available to local governments to help Kentuckians with overdue utility bills in their ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:21 am

News

‘Decline is real,’ Beshear says of 1,268 new cases

Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky has seen a drop in the number of new cases of COVID-19, a trend he hopes continues. “For the second ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:13 am

News

Police Blotter Jan. 22-24

This document serves as a quick overview of calls the Danville police responded to Jan. 22-24. It does not include every call or detail related ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 25, 2021 4:21 pm

Boyle County

County trying to remove restrictions on Crawford House

Historic Perryville home in need of repairs Boyle County Fiscal Court wants to create a deed of correction saying certain restrictions on the Crawford House ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, January 25, 2021 4:17 pm

Opinion

Reducing stigma associated with substance use disorders will help recovery

By Kathy Miles Coordinator, Boyle County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, Inc. For all of 2020, during the pandemic which continues today, University of Kentucky ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 25, 2021 4:11 pm

Boyle County

Perryville Police Department pursuit leads to arrest

Perryville Police Department News release Perryville Police Department chief Parker Hatter reported on Jan. 22 that officer Larry Nunes conducted a traffic stop and discovered ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 25, 2021 10:50 am

Centre College Sports

Centre men top Rhodes twice over weekend

Centre College Sports Information Junior Jalen Williams continued his torrid shooting Sunday evening, setting a personal scoring high for the second straight game as Centre ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 25, 2021 8:00 am

Boyle County

Litter along county roads is piling up

Magistrate sees it as ‘an urgent situation’ The litter problem along Boyle County roads and highways “is an urgent situation,” said Magistrate Tom Ellis during ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Saturday, January 23, 2021 11:00 am

News

With no veto from governor, ‘Born Alive’ bill becomes law

The third time was the charm for a pro-life measure passed by the Kentucky General Assembly during the first week of the 2021 session. Senate ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:37 am

Boyle County

Traffic stop in Perryville finds wanted fugitive

During a traffic stop in Perryville Thursday, the driver, William Drummond, was found to be a wanted fugitive, according to a post on the Perryville ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 4:23 pm

Boyle County

Petition seeks to prevent zoning change

An online petition is being circulated in Danville to prevent a Future Land Use Map and zone change on Ky. 33 to allow a Dollar ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, January 22, 2021 3:27 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Boil water advisory issued

A boil water advisory has been issued for residents of Erskine Drive, Stevenson Avenue, Brookshire Drive, and Butler Avenue. Danville Water Works employees are making ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:32 pm

News

Despite COVID, band students keep on playing

As the two local school districts figured out how to teach classes virtually and how student athletes could practice and compete during a pandemic, band ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:06 pm

Opinion

Learning the depth of our intolerance for free speech

By Billy Reed Last Monday, our nation was reeling as never before from the double whammy of a violent attack on our nation’s Capitol building, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 11:25 am

News

Junction City residents arrested on drug, other charges

Two Junction City residents were arrested and face multiple drug charges after a Thursday night as part of an investigation. Boyle County sheriff’s K9 deputy ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 11:07 am

Danville Sports

Ads come from behind to beat Garrard, 63-60

McKinney faces former assistant coach By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer Ed McKinney and Brandon Cooper sat side by side on the Danville bench for the ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 10:56 am

News

Ky. Supreme Court won’t have rehearing on historical horse racing

The Kentucky Supreme Court has denied a motion for a rehearing on their decision issued last fall that stated historical horse racing is not pari-mutuel ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, January 22, 2021 8:10 am

News

58 deaths from COVID-19 marks highest in pandemic

Kentucky saw its highest daily number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 58, Gov. Andy Beshear reported during a briefing on Thursday. “This is because ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, January 22, 2021 7:00 am

Opinion

Kentucky must face harsh realities to achieve racial equity

By Ashli Watts Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Although 2020 was the most difficult year many have ever experienced, it is safe to say that ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:45 pm

Boyle County

Film featuring Boyle, Centre recently ranked in top five movies on Netflix

Over the autumn, the thriller Rust Creek, which features scenes set in Boyle County and at Centre College, became available on Netflix. Though it originally ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:03 pm