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Former Danville officer laid to rest Friday

Former Danville Police Officer Tom Broach passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. He served the department as ... Read more | Add your comment

Boyle County Treasurer Mary Conley to retire after 28 years; reception planned for Sept. 30

Since Mary Conley, current Boyle County treasurer, started to work for the county in March 1992, she has ... Read more | Add your comment

Danville students can return to classroom Oct. 12; Students will be in school buildings two days a week

Students in the Danville school district will have the option to return to the classroom beginning Oct. 12. ... Read more | Add your comment

Lanham to replace Bottom on Perryville council

Tim Lanham has been appointed to the Perryville City Council to fill the vacancy left when Trent Bottom ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Traffic stops are “one of the most dangerous situations” for police officers

Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of articles written to share the experience of members of the current Danville Police Citizens Police ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jeff Moreland.

News

Centre College keeping track of virus ‘in-house’

Centre College students, faculty and staff are adapting to COVID-19 protocols and restrictions in ways that only a small college can do, and the low ... Read more | Add your comment

by Robin Hart.

BCMS

Boyle County Middle School photo gallery

The new Boyle County Middle School building will be ready for students to begin hybrid learning on Sept. 30, when students who have chosen to ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:32 pm

Opinion

Democratic party defends American values

The Democratic Party believes that American greatness comes from making one nation out of the diversity of the world.  That is the meaning of the ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:27 pm

Opinion

Reader enjoys Little’s coverage of Boyle soccer

Dear Editor, As a longtime fan of Boyle County High School soccer teams, I must tell you how much I like the work of Jack ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:26 pm

Danville Sports

Admirals face Wayne Friday in home opener

By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer   Fresh off a pleasing 27-15 opening game win over Hazard, Danville will attempt to slow down the 2019 rushing ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:14 pm

Opinion

COVID still a threat, especially in our jail

People act as if the pandemic is already over. To get things back to normal, the norm becomes risk-taking. Such is definitely the case in ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:27 pm

News

Nearly 6,000 Boyle vehicles have unpaid registration

According to data released by the Kentucky Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing almost 6,000 vehicle registrations in Boyle County remain unpaid beyond their original expiration ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:17 pm

News

Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital nurse recognized for extraordinary service

Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital (EMJBHH) is pleased to recognize and honor  Beverly Shifflett, RN, an Emergency Department nurse as one of its nurses ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:00 pm

News

Centre president addresses Danville Rotary

Rotarians gathered in a tranquil pastoral setting on the anniversary of 9-11 The Sept. 11 meeting was the first public gathering of Danville Rotary since ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:55 pm

Opinion

Reader displeased with Democratic party’s shift to radical left

There are 192 nations in the world. America is the most powerful and the most generous. America is the wealthiest, most innovative, freest, most influential ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:54 am

News

Sprucing up the Lord’s house

First Baptist Church Second and Walnut in Danville got a bit of a facelift Saturday morning as members of the church came together to touch ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:50 am

News

Public record for Sept. 22, 2020

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, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:14 am

News

Monday numbers better all around with coronavirus

There was some good news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Kentucky on Monday as the number of new cases, deaths, and the state’s positivity rate ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:49 am

Sports

Cheerleader with area ties rises from UK to the NFL

Former University of Kentucky dance team member Savannah Guzman still remembers being asked when she was interviewed by the Atlanta Falcons cheer team what it ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:23 am

News

Hero mayor rescues four from Louisville crash

Perryville Mayor Brian Caldwell moved quickly on Friday to help victims who had been involved in a traffic accident in Louisville. Caldwell said he was ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, September 21, 2020 3:09 pm

News

Conditional use permit approved for Alum Springs

A conditional use permit for rickhouses to store bourbon barrels from Wilderness Trace Distillery has been approved for farmland on Alum Springs Crosspike. The Boyle ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, September 21, 2020 2:36 pm

News

Boyle County Schools to reopen for hybrid learning ;
New middle school construction complete for reopening

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story said there would be a new road between the middle and high school. This was the incorrect ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, September 21, 2020 2:32 pm

News

Danville to receive additional coronavirus rescue package funding for housing assistance

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Sen. Mitch McConnell announced that Kentucky received an additional $14,017,978 for housing assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, $25,178 of which is ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, September 21, 2020 2:15 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle tops Christian Academy, 56-21

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer LOUISVILLE — Boyle County came looking for a fight, and the Rebels didn’t back down when they found themselves in ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:28 am

Danville Sports

Danville tops Hazard, 27-15

By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer HAZARD – It took only one series of downs to realize that Danville was the quicker and more physical team ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:20 am

Boyle County

LiftOff program will guide new entrepreneurs

SO YOU KNOW CentreWorks’ new entrepreneurial mindset startup course is titled, LiftOff.  The course is intended for those considering their first business startup of any ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:18 am

News

History Harvest to commemorate Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Meeting House’s 200th anniversary

In October 1820, Shakers at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill completed their Meeting House, a place of worship, and 200 years later, the building ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:19 am

Opinion

Radical groups are attacking good Danville citizens

It alarms me that radical groups are attempting to gain ground in Boyle County. When friends and neighbors are attacked in an attempt to ruin ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 18, 2020 4:12 pm

Opinion

Thank you, Boyle County, for being responsible, compassionate during pandemic

As the old saying goes, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” And that’s what the people of Kentucky and in our own ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:15 pm

News

Sheriff says claims of targeting African American community are false 

Boyle County Sheriff Derek Robbins says his agency is used to public criticism. It comes with the territory, he says, especially where social media is ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:05 pm

News

Commissioner recommends dissolving partnership between the city of Danville and EDP

Danville City Commissioner Denise Terry recommended that the city end its partnership with The Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership, Inc. at the commission meeting on ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:00 pm