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10 new COVID cases reported in Boyle County Tuesday afternoon

Shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, Boyle County Health Department Director Brent Blevins announced that 10 new cases of ... Read more | Add your comment

‘This thing is real.’ Beshear reports uptick in COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Tuesday a big spike in new cases as well as eight deaths due ... Read more | Add your comment

Four arrested following traffic stop in Junction City

A traffic stop Monday evening in Junction City on East Shelby Street resulted in four arrests. According to ... Read more | Add your comment

Wet/Dry petition falls short of needed signatures

A petition that aimed to place a referendum on the ballot for the upcoming November election asking Boyle ... Read more | Add your comment

Public Records

Boyle County property transfers

BOYLE Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include: Marsha C. Perkins to Robert S. and Jenny L. Epperson, property ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boyle County

Boyle County court records

BOYLE DISTRICT COURT Cases handled recently in Boyle District Court, listed by name, charge, fine and jail sentence, where applicable, include the following. Court costs ... Read more | Add your comment

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Living – It’s worth the risk

By Bob Russell Guest columnist I have a brother who lives in Northern Kentucky. He’s three years younger than I, and we’ve been close since ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:46 am


COVID in the classroom won’t kill your kids — but keeping them at home could

Will sending your kids back to class during the COVID-19 crisis endanger their lives? Not as much as keeping them at home. Since the pandemic ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:30 am


Danville area included in White House’s COVID danger zone report

A new weekly report from the White House Coronavirus Task Force placed the Danville Micropolitan Area into its list of Kentucky communities that are considered ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:31 am


Annual Veterans Appreciation luncheon cancelled

The 13th annual Heritage Hospice Inc. Veterans Day Appreciation luncheon has been cancelled due to concerns involving the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though it wasn’t scheduled ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:15 am


Norton Center offers free series where arts intersects with important conversations, first to be ‘Black Culture Matters’  

Steve Hoffman says Norton Center for the Arts’ “Creative Conversation” series has become so popular “that we decided to modify it as a new way ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:10 am


Danville Christian Academy students head back to class Wednesday

Wednesday will be the first day of school for students, faculty and staff at Danville Christian Academy. Influenced by the pandemic which hit the area ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, August 10, 2020 10:13 am


Suspect struggles with officers following traffic stop

Danville Police Sgt. Chase Broach observed a vehicle driving on Holiday Drive Sunday afternoon around 4:40 p.m. Broach observed the operator, Christopher Lee Harlan, 29, ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, August 10, 2020 9:59 am


Man faces several charges following shoplifting incident

What started as a shoplifting call for Danville Police Saturday afternoon turned into much more. At approximately 1:10 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to Walmart ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, August 10, 2020 8:40 am


SEC puts out guidelines for football; coaches must be masked on sideline

The Southeastern Conference laid out plans for the upcoming football season Friday and players will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing at last twice per ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, August 7, 2020 3:48 pm


16 new COVID cases reported Friday afternoon

Boyle County has 16 new cases of COVID-19, including one which is currently hospitalized. That’s according to a post on the Boyle County Health Department’s ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, August 7, 2020 3:43 pm


SEC adjusts fall camp slate; NCAA expects basketball to start on time

Now that the Southeastern Conference has a path forward for a 10-game league-only schedule, the conference announced the starting date for fall practice on Tuesday. ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:47 am


Getting settled in our new Kentucky home

I’ll never move again! That’s what I said the last time my family and I loaded up everything we own and relocated to a new ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:44 am


New exhibit opening this weekend at Shaker Village

A new exhibit opening this weekend at Shaker Village aims to highlight the institution’s unique artifact collection. “It’s a chance for us as an institution ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:43 am


Local Habitat for Humanity continues working through pandemic

For more than 30 years, the Boyle County Habitat for Humanity has labored to provide affordable housing for low-income families. During that time, the non-profit ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:40 am


Ky. State Fair to be limited to participants only, governor says

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that the Kentucky State Fair, taking place later this month, will be greatly scaled back with attendance limited to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:36 am


Legislation proposed to make breast cancer treatment cheaper

Legislation proposed for the 2021 General Assembly would make breast cancer treatment more affordable for patients by removing financial restraints that currently keep them from ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:55 pm


Think safety first at this year’s U.S. 127 Yard Sale

It’s a tradition each year through the state of Kentucky and in Boyle County. The 127 Yard Sale, the World’s Longest Yard Sale, began on ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:11 am


FBI taking over high-profile Kentucky missing persons case

One of Kentucky’s most high-profile missing persons cases of the past decade is back on the front burner as the Federal Bureau of Investigations announced ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:59 am


Number of cases slide again with 1 death reported

The number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky took another sharp drop on Wednesday, and only one new death was reported to state ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:05 am


Back to school like never before

KENTUCKY TODAY The first day of school meets some with excitement and others with dread. As teachers, administrators, staff and students head back to school, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:05 pm


Former UK running back White concerned about COVID-shortened season

How often have you heard that an eight-game Southeastern Conference schedule is a grind for every league team and how welcome the bye weeks are ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:29 am


UK football season pushed back to Sept. 26

Kentucky will not start its football season now until Sept. 26 and will be playing 10 Southeastern Conference games. Athletics director Mitch Barnhart says the ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:27 am


Kayaks, canoes take to the lake for United Way

The first Yak-Coe fundraiser for the Heart of Kentucky United Way was held at Cedar Creek Lake in Lincoln County on Friday. It brought in ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:25 am


Sharing the ‘African-American Experience in Kentucky’
Local men help share stories from Black community

Chuck Taylor had a unique reaction to the Black Lives Matter movement. He says that a few weeks ago, when everything began nationally, and locally ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:07 am


Lawsuit filed against companies involved in last year’s Lincoln County pipeline explosion

A civil lawsuit against companies involved in the Aug. 1, 2019 gas pipeline explosion in Lincoln County, along with a local compressor station operator, has ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:58 am