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Who was Matt Walter? Family, colleagues left wondering following lawsuits, missing money after his death

One year after a Danville attorney’s suicide, his family and colleagues are still asking themselves: Who was Matt ... Read more | Add your comment

Second lawsuit filed involving late attorney

A second lawsuit within one week alleging illegal financial actions and theft by the late attorney, Matt Walter, ... Read more | Add your comment

Back to school, again: Boyle County Schools welcome students

At Woodlawn Elementary School on Monday, Kecia Elliott, a preschool instructor, was among the teachers and administrators at ... Read more | Add your comment

Falling numbers, mask mandate extended and new vaccine approval

Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued to fall on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he is extending the ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Gas prices continue to climb across Kentucky

Kentucky gas prices have risen 9.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,623 stations in ... Read more | Add your comment

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Features

Art center receives federal grant for virtual field trip program

Art Center of the Bluegrass News release The Art Center of the Bluegrass has been awarded a prestigious federal grant in support of its field ... Read more | Add your comment

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Opinion

Availability to information leads to change

With the recent winter weather, many of us found ourselves stuck inside for a few days. If there’s one thing society doesn’t need is additional ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, March 1, 2021 5:28 pm

Sports

Senior Day at UK different but still emotional

I never had a chance to hear Albert B. “Happy” Chandler perform “My Old Kentucky Home” in person on “Senior Day” at the University of ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, March 1, 2021 8:24 am

Sports

Senior Day spoiler: Gators use zone to snap UK’s 3-game win streak

Kentucky coach John Calipari could have easily blamed his team’s 71-67 loss to Florida on an unexpected bye week, but said his team’s performance had ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:38 pm

Sports

Senior Day: Walk-on Welch has savored his time with Wildcats

Riley Welch has spent the past two years rooting for his teammates. On Saturday, they will be cheering for the Kentucky guard on Senior Day. ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:06 pm

Danville Sports

Lady Ads fall in All “A” Classic

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer BARDSTOWN — This was not the All “A” experience the Danville girls had in mind. Playing not in a collegiate ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:23 pm

News

City to purchase Jennie Rogers property; bid is more than 20% above appraisal

The city of Danville is purchasing the former Jennie Rogers Elementary School building and the five acres it sits on for $637,000. The property was ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:55 pm

News

This Week at the State Capitol – A legislative update

The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 session reached one of the milestones Capitol observers eagerly await with this week’s arrival of the deadlines to introduce bills ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:29 pm

Boyle County

Fiscal court reviewing its 2016 ‘dog’ ordinance

While researching how the county could find a way for dog kennels and neighbors to peacefully exist side-by-side, an ordinance already on the books was ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, February 26, 2021 8:42 am

News

Highway deaths rise in 2020 despite less travel

Despite travel restrictions and closures in Kentucky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to less travel, the number of highway deaths rose in 2020. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, February 26, 2021 7:38 am

Opinion

EMH makes vaccination a smooth process

I would like to express my sincere gratitude for Ephraim McDowell Health’s regional COVID-19 vaccine center and its staff. My parents didn’t want the inconvenience ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:24 pm

Boyle County

Local woman finds vintage camera full of old KSD photos

Lara Heck was perusing Goodwill in June of last year when she found an old camera that caught her eye. Little did she know, she’d ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:15 pm

Boyle County

Winter weather causes more potholes, state and local officials respond

Following last week’s ice storm, you may have noticed the new potholes that have appeared on roads across the county. According to a press release ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:18 pm

Boyle County

Man sent to hospital with gunshot wound after shooting

Danville police department Press release On Wednesday at 1:28 a.m., Danville police responded to Toombs Court in reference to a shooting that had occurred. Upon ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:29 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle downs Danville in crosstown matchup; See photo slideshow

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer The Boyle County boys came to Danville on Tuesday night armed with the memory of what happened the last time ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:10 pm

Boyle County

Firefighters helped horse out of frozen pond during ice storm

The Boyle County Fire Department responded to a call from dispatch that four horses had fallen into a frozen pond in the Brumfield community on ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:43 am

News

Beshear wants vaccines available to all Kentuckians

Gov. Andy Beshear visited a Black church in Lexington on Wednesday to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Kentucky’s minority community. The governor is working with ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:41 am

Boyle County

Boyle schools in-person school resumes five days a week beginning March 1

Boyle County Schools News release After reviewing the county incidence rate with the Boyle County Health Department, Boyle County Schools will pivot away from the ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:15 pm

Boyle County

Local girl wins American Legion oratorical contest, will compete for Department of Kentucky Championship

A Danville High School senior, Alexis Weathers, won the Kentucky Area B Oratorical contest, which was held at Post 34 in Lawrenceburg on Sunday. American ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, February 22, 2021 5:29 pm

Opinion

Standing up for kids

By Kathy Miles Boyle County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, Inc., Coordinator We are entering the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the staggering ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:57 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Widow claims advising group, owned by Danville mayor, gave unauthorized access, allowing accounts to be ‘pillaged’

Encompass Financial Advisors LLC and its owner, Mike Perros, are being sued by a Danville woman for allegedly allowing unauthorized access to her personal accounts, ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:55 pm

News

Henson worked with late actress Cloris Leachman, Pioneer Playhouse artistic director called it “a thrill”

Legendary actress Cloris Leachman, who died at the age of 94 on Jan. 27, was no stranger to Boyle County. Robby Henson, artistic director of ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:46 pm

News

CentreWorks hosting second session on entrepreneurship

A previous version of this story said spots for this course are full, but they are not. If interested, apply at centreworks.org. On the home ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:45 pm

News

‘Take home’ job fair is creative way to help connect employers with employees

About 500 jobs need to be filled in the healthcare and manufacturing fields in Boyle County, and the pandemic has made finding employees difficult. The ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, February 22, 2021 12:55 pm

News

VIDEO: LaFavers outlines learning plan for Boyle school district

Superintendent of Boyle County Schools Mike LaFavers addressed the public, providing an outlook for the next two weeks for the Boyle County School District. See ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, February 22, 2021 9:55 am

BREAKING NEWS

Monday virtual learning day for Boyle schools

Boyle County Schools News release Because some roads are still impassable due to the ice and snow, there will be no in-person instruction tomorrow, Feb. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Sunday, February 21, 2021 10:52 pm