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Stopped trains causing problems in Junction City

Junction City has always celebrated its history associated with railroads. But these days the trains are becoming problematic ... Read more | Add your comment

Third Street getting revamped, and other road projects coming to Danville

Though Third Street is a state road and is not maintained by the city of Danville, City Engineer ... Read more | Add your comment

Reasons for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy are many in Kentucky

In a society that gives out trophies for participation, it’s only natural that the U.S. is celebrating that ... Read more | Add your comment

Alyssa Wray eliminated from American Idol Sunday

Perryville singer Alyssa Wray found out she didn’t make it into the top seven contestants on this season ... Read more | Add your comment


Danville Knights of Columbus present checks to organizations

The Danville Knights of Columbus recently presented checks to two local organizations from the proceeds of their annual Tootsie Roll Drive at Sts. Peter & ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

Art Center of the Bluegrass

Art Center unveils new public art map

ACB News release The Art Center of the Bluegrass is celebrating Danville’s arts identity with a new public art map of the downtown area. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.


It’s Beef Month in the Bluegrass
Kentucky is largest cattle state east of the Mississippi

The Kentucky Beef Council Kentucky’s 38,000 beef producers will celebrate beef during the month of May, as the state legislature has proclaimed May as Beef ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:26 am


Late UK golfer to be honored at pro tournament

The PGA Tour returns to central Kentucky in July for the Barbasol Championship that will be played July 15-18 at Champions at Keene Trace Golf ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:00 am

Boyle County Schools

Boyle County student achieves perfect ACT score

BOYLE COUNTY SCHOOLS News release Wesley Allahham, son of John and Carla Allahham, a sophomore at Boyle County High School, earned the highest possible ACT ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:16 pm


Walker’s Trail Senior Living celebrates grand opening of Memory Car neighborhood

TRILOGY News release Walker’s Trail Senior Living, a Trilogy Senior Living Community located at 100 Davco Drive, is pleased to announce the grand opening of ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 1:16 pm

Public records

Boyle County property transfers

Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include: • Katherine P. and Benjamin K. Cox to Tyler and Lenora Brinegar, ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:09 pm

Public records

Boyle County court 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, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:07 am


UK standout Jackson goes undrafted

What did Kentucky recruiting coordinator/NFL liaison Vince Marrow think about UK center Drake Jackson not being drafted? Let’s just say he was not the least ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:32 am


No ordinary Joe: Former EKU coach dies at 79

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a difference. Several years ago, Joe Blankenship began sending out text messages each morning with a Bible verse ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:53 am


Meeting date: Perryville City Council

• Perryville City Council — 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6 at city hall. The meeting is open to the public and face masks are required. Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:48 am


Despite decrease in claims, unemployment insurance issues continue to plague state

BY DANIEL ELLIOTT (R) Kentucky legislative district 54 (Boyle and Casey counties) The past year has been brutal for many Kentucky families, but particularly for ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:42 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle grad will play extra season at Utah State

The record certainly was not what Emmie Harris wanted for Utah State but that did not keep her from enjoying playing for new coach Kayla ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:14 am


UK’s Lilley is finalist for Honda Award

Kentucky senior setter Madison Lilley has been named a finalist for the 2020 Honda Award for the sport of volleyball along with Logan Eggleston of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:00 am


Mother’s Day / Motherless Day

BY SHERRON WESTERFIELD Community columnist When I was a child women wore flowers or corsages to church on special occasions. I’m sure many do today, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:00 pm


Centro Latino of Danville/Boyle County helps Kentucky’s Latino community

News release The city of Danville has a lot of beautiful landmarks and restaurants that bring community members together. There is also a small organization ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:00 am


United Way to have night time golf fundraiser

If you’ve never tried playing golf after dark, now is your chance. The Heart of Kentucky United Way’s Fourth Annual Glow Ball fund raiser will ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00 pm


It’s time to reopen Kentucky

The Kentucky Derby shows that Kentuckians are ready to get back to normal. Over the last year, we’ve seen how leaders around the nation have ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, May 3, 2021 2:21 pm

Boyle County Schools

And they’re off, once again! Woodlawn students race in stick horse Derby

PHOTOS BY OLIVIA MOHR AND ROBIN HART In recognition of the Kentucky Derby, Woodlawn Elementary School kindergarteners gathered on the turf field at Boyle County ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, May 3, 2021 2:09 pm


Washington drafts UK’s Jamin Davis

Former Kentucky safety Mike Edwards, who won a Super Bowl recently with Tampa Bay, called it a “big-time pick” when Washington selected UK linebacker Jamin ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, May 3, 2021 12:00 pm


Former UK star Bowden returning to Somerset for another youth camp in June

Bart Williams was thrilled that former University of Kentucky football standout Lynn Bowden agreed to be part of the Somerset Youth Football League summer camp. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, May 3, 2021 8:29 am


Calipari looking to add two new assistants to UK coaching staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — John Calipari is looking for two new assistant coaches to join his coaching staff next season. Longtime assistant coach Tony Barbee ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Sunday, May 2, 2021 12:00 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle softball team ready to go to work

These boots are made for workin’. If you arrive early enough for a Boyle County softball game, you might see a parade of boots as ... Read more

by Mike Marsee, Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:00 am

public health

Free event will address two pandemics — COVID-19 and drug overdoses

A free event planned next week will help fight the two pandemics now plaguing Boyle County — COVID-19 and drug overdoses — plus a free ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, April 30, 2021 1:00 pm

COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus vaccinations and cases continue to slow in Kentucky

Vaccinations for the coronavirus in Kentucky continue to slow, with the state reporting only 9,246 additional Kentuckians getting their first dose of vaccine since yesterday’s ... Read more

by Al Cross, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:53 pm

Public records

Births, April 14-23

Recent births at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center include: • April 14 — A girl, Posey Lee Morton to Katey Lynch and Luke Morton of ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:43 pm


News briefs, April 30

Fish fry on Saturday Franklin Masonic Lodge #28 at 400 N. 4th St. will host a fish fry Saturday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:35 pm