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From our files, Aug. 7, 2020

100 YEARS AGO — 1920   A heavy hail and ice storm passed over the edges of Boyle, Mercer and Garrard counties yesterday afternoon, causing ... Read more

3 hours ago by Robin Hart.

Life with a smile

We’re still just us – even on vacation   By KATE SNYDER Life with a smile My kids and I took a mini-vacation last week. ... Read more

4 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Coffee with Mimi

Gardening for fun teaches appreciation for real gardeners BY MIMI BECKER  Community columnist The garden is perking along. Vegetables and herbs I planted so optimistically ... Read more

5 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Looking Back: 1930 Fire destroys Second Street buildings

By BRENDA S. EDWARDS Contributing writer A fire that originated near the kitchen of a local restaurant 90 years ago destroyed almost everything along Second ... Read more

22 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Personal Effects

Question: Hey Jerry, what gives with this? Help me! My aunt gave me her collection of this orange Fire King. I thought alright cha ching. ... Read more

22 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Hidden messages give life lesson on integrity

By JACK GODBEY Community columnist Recently, I made the decision to do a remodel update on my house. Since the only thing tighter than my ... Read more

22 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Virtual Summer Reading Program a huge success

Every summer the Boyle County Public Library provides the community with an exciting Summer Reading Program (SRP), complete with reading prizes, fun activities, and special ... Read more

22 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Norton Center for the Arts announces CULTURE+ series

NORTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS News Release  Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts has announced its newest engagement opportunity for the central Kentucky community. ... Read more

22 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Scoop: The August garden

Story and photos by Susan Jonas Garden Club of Danville The Garden Club of Danville hasn’t been meeting since the shutdown began, but members continue ... Read more

22 hours ago by Advocate-Messenger.

A grudging acceptance of Nerf guns

By KATE SNYDER I’m not entirely sure how my son ended up with over a dozen Nerf guns.  When he was born, I swore that ... Read more

1 week ago by Advocate-Messenger.

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