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McGirrs share organ transplant story, encourage others to register as organ donors

Fishing with a grandchild, enjoying birthday cake, and playing a round of golf are just some of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Volunteer program helps with visibility, staff shortage for DPD

During a ride-along with Jack Hendricks, a retired magistrate who has been part of the Volunteers in Police ... Read more | Add your comment

Kentucky pausing use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Kentucky is pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as ... Read more | Add your comment

Junction City rejoins EDP; anonymous donor pays city’s membership fee

An anonymous donor has paid Junction City’s $1,500 fee to rejoin the Boyle County Economic Development Partnership as ... Read more | Add your comment

downtown danville

Heart of Danville office is moving

HEART OF DANVILLE News release The Heart of Danville will be moving its headquarters to a new downtown location on May 1. The new HOD ... Read more | Add your comment

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Dispatching in a pandemic

BY MELINDA ENNIS 911 Center Assistant Director The Covid-19 Pandemic has caused changes around the world. It has affected the way we live, entertain, educate, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.


UK recruit Wallace almost too good to be true

Coach Ken Cribb worried what to say when college recruiters asked him about Trevin Wallace. Cribb didn’t have anything to hide. He just worried coaches ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:15 pm


Stoops likes tempo, urgency of revamped offense under Coen

As Kentucky enters its final week of spring workouts, Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops has been pleased with his team’s progress learning and adapting to ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, April 12, 2021 4:09 pm

Centre College

Centre announces $50 million wellness and athletic initiative

CENTRE COLLEGE ATHLETICS News release The largest, most comprehensive construction project to date at Centre College will create a 135,000-square-foot facility devoted to wellness and ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, April 12, 2021 3:35 pm


How has your life changed since COVID arrived? We would like to hear from you

It’s been more than a year since most of us have seen at least some aspect of our lives turned upside down by the arrival ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:14 pm

Public records

Boyle County public 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

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:11 pm


Beshear sets goal of 2.5 million vaccinated to lift capacity restrictions

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday the benchmark at which most restrictions will be lifted at restaurants, bars, and event venues ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:56 am

Public records

Boyle County property transfers

Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include: • Virgil C. Dunaway Jr. to Todd V. McMurtry and Maria C. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:32 am


April is National Donate Life Month

EMH News release Each April, Donate Life KY celebrates National Donate Life Month (NDLM), an observance to focus national attention on the need and importance ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:15 am


Beshear to discuss plan for lifting virus restrictions in Monday briefing

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky dropped substantially on Saturday, while the number of deaths and the state’s positivity rate both rose. There ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:54 pm


Girdler addresses state’s unemployment situation

The General Assembly successfully passed nearly 200 pieces of legislation during the 30-day 2021 Session. Bills covered a wide variety of topics, but the impacts ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:54 pm


Nursing facility holds belated Easter drive-by parade

On Wednesday afternoon, residents and staff of Landmark of Danville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center gathered in front of the building wearing bunny ears and said ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:15 am


Christian campus groups win in court

BY TOM STRODE Baptist Press WASHINGTON (BP) – Federal courts have recently delivered victories to student faith groups that were kicked off state university campuses ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, April 10, 2021 9:00 am


Book clubs and discussions scheduled at the library

BCPL News release The Boyle County Public Library offers a variety of ways for patrons to explore its collection. Weekly book recommendations and monthly book ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:47 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle kicker Smith commits to UK

Spring break week turned into college commitment week for Boyle County junior Jackson Smith. He’s the top-rated kicker/punter in the 2022 recruiting class by ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, April 9, 2021 2:59 pm


I grieve

First, I grieve for the increasing numbers of Kentuckian’s who’ve suffered  drug overdoses and death over this past year. I grieve for their families and  ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 9, 2021 2:47 pm


In-person unemployment services coming next week

Gov. Andy Beshear and Labor Secretary Larry Roberts announced Tuesday in-person unemployment insurance services will open April 15 at 13 regional Kentucky Career Centers located ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 9, 2021 2:30 pm

Public safety

Answering the call to serve;
Public Safety Telecommunicators Week: Krystal Smith

Krystal Smith grew up in Danville always knowing she wanted to help people as part of her future career, but at the time she didn’t ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 pm


News briefs and upcoming meetings, April 9

• Danville-Boyle County Airport Board — 6 p.m. Thursday, April 15 in the Administration Building on the airfield. • CentreWorks FUSION: Access to Fresh Foods ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, April 9, 2021 10:02 am


Kentucky temporarily shutting down unemployment insurance system to stop fraud

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that significant steps are being taken to halt cyberattacks on the state’s unemployment insurance system, including shutting it down ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 9, 2021 7:26 am

economic development

County considering city’s invitation to form economic development authority

The Boyle County Fiscal Court discussed entering into an interlocal agreement with Danville to form an Economic Development Authority during its regular meeting last week. ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:48 pm


Caring about recovery is good business

Kathy L. Miles, Coordinator Boyle County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, Inc. Recent history does not provide us enough good examples of a compassionate, accurate ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:37 pm


Clarks Run organization will study how to best manage the creek

The Clarks Run Environmental and Education Corporation (CREEC) has been awarded a $5,000 grant by the Kentucky River Authority for a “best management practices feasibility ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:23 pm


‘Space that is theirs’;
Snyder starting children’s bookstore in Danville

Kate Snyder, a lifelong book lover, is expecting to open her children’s bookstore, Plaid Elephant Books, during the fall of this year. Snyder had thought ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:09 pm


CentreWorks FUSION: Access to Fresh Foods virtual convocation

CentreWorks’ team FUSION will be hosting an Access to Fresh Foods convocation on April 13 from 7-8 p.m. This is a virtual event that will ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:00 am


Wooford College dean’s list

Dr. Michael J. Sosulski, provost of Wofford College, has announced dean’s list students for the fall 2020 semester. They include: Anna Elizabeth Duncan, Emily Katherine ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, April 8, 2021 10:20 am