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Perryville mayor shares details on budget, business going forward

Perryville’s city budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 reflects a total income of $362,215 and total expenses of $362,118.81, ... Read more | Add your comment

County discovers more evidence supporting ‘neglect of duty’ by county treasurer

Grounds supporting the county’s intent to terminate the employment of Boyle County Treasurer Keagan Hinkle demonstrate his “neglect ... Read more | Add your comment

Quarles celebrates farmers during Kentucky Farmers’ Markets Week, Aug. 1-7

Reported sales in farmers’ markets for 2020 reached $13.5 million Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles is urging ... Read more | Add your comment

Acting county treasurer named

Jackie Richardson, Boyle County assistant tax administrator, was named as acting county treasurer Friday afternoon. Richardson, who has ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Back to school in 2021

For many, guidelines and recommendations have almost become redundant over the past few months as we continue further into what seems like a never-ending pandemic. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Opinion

Reader wants parklets to return to Main Street

My husband and I have always considered Main Street in Danville to be one of the most charming downtown areas we have ever seen.  With ... Read more | Add your comment

by Letters to the Editor.

Opinion

Choose life, get vaccinated

Now. Not tomorrow. Right now we should act against the controllable tragedies of our time. Until we do, hundreds of Americans and thousands of global ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 2:28 pm

News

Mask or no mask for students? Debate rages on

The chairman of the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday weighed in on the issue of whether students should be required to wear masks as classes ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 7:27 am

News

Births

Recent births at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center include: • July 8 — A boy, Ezra Christopher Raymond Glover to Shaina Jones and Zachary Glover ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 7:21 am

Sports

Smith wants to kick and be a full-time position player for Boyle

Boyle County all-state kicker Jackson Smith has already verbally committed to Kentucky — the school where his father, Andy, was an all-SEC punter. He has ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 7:00 am

COVID-19 vaccine

McConnell using his campaign funds to run pro-vaccine ads

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will use funds from his campaign to run 60-second advertisements on more than 100 radio stations in Kentucky to promote vaccination ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:56 pm

Opinion

Interim week in review: Legislative committees meet to prepare for the 2022 regular session

BY DANIEL ELLIOTT State representative It is hard to believe that we convene for the 2022 regular session in a little over 150 days. Interim ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:52 pm

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Delbridge hired at DCA

News release LeeAnna Delbridge has been hired as a full-time elementary music and art teacher at Danville Christian Academy. Last year she was a substitute ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:46 pm

COVID-19

Fauci says the vaccinated can be as infectious as the unvaccinated

Says they need to wear masks indoors; pandemic will get worse As Gov. Andy Beshear issued a vaccination-promotion video with one of the latest student ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:05 pm

News

Births, July 21-31

Recent births at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center include: • July 21 — A girl, Martha Helen Buck, to Jessica and Steven Buck of Harrodsburg. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:01 pm

Public records

Boyle County property transfers, Aug. 3

Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include: • Cassondra P. and Denver Scott to Hershel I. and Shirley J. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 12:10 pm

Public records

Boyle County court records, Aug. 3

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, August 3, 2021 11:06 am

Sports

UK’s all-American catcher considers returning for another year

What can All-American catcher Kayla Kowalik possibly do for an encore after the season she just had? “Realistically I try and just forget about it,” ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 10:46 am

Sports

UK’s Jackson will ‘bring it all’ for Pacers

Kentucky’s Isaiah Jackson was one of seven Southeastern Conference players picked in the first round of the NBA draft and the only UK player. He ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 7:00 am

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Perryville police respond to shots fired, public intoxication

PERRYVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT News release The Perryville Police Department made an arrest following shots fired under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Police Chief Parker ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, August 2, 2021 4:32 pm

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Former UK runners take gold, silver in women’s 100m hurdles

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY University of Kentucky track and field alumnae Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Team Puerto Rico and Team USA’s Keni Harrison swept gold and silver ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, August 2, 2021 1:40 pm

Sports

Stewart appreciates past success but wants Kentucky to make history

If you ask Anwar Stewart about his blocked field goal against Alabama in 1997, he will downplay the significance of what he did. However, he ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, August 2, 2021 7:00 am

News

Farmers National Bank promotes Witten Hayes

FARMERS NATIONAL BANK News release Farmers National Bank announced Witten Hayes has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Loan Operations Manager. Hayes, a graduate of ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, July 31, 2021 9:45 am

Sports

Burton could play his way into UK’s offensive line

Even with the returning depth on Kentucky’s offensive line it would not be surprising to see true freshman Jager Burton of Frederick Douglass High School ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, July 31, 2021 6:59 am

Library

Library Bookmobile offers “Sweet Reads” to the community

BCPL News release For over 50 years, the Boyle County Public Library’s Outreach department has been serving patrons in Danville-Boyle County via the bookmobile and, ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 30, 2021 5:45 pm

News

Witness to fatal motorcycle crash said driver lost control, vehicle flipped

A fatal motorcycle wreck in Boyle County on Thursday night resulted in the death of Ryan Turner, 29, of Harrodsburg. Boyle County Sheriff’s Office Chief ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Friday, July 30, 2021 3:51 pm

News

Driver under influence of alcohol hits utility pole in Perryville

PERRYVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT News release A driver under the influence of alcohol hit a utility pole in Perryville yesterday afternoon, causing a power outage for ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 30, 2021 1:08 pm

News

Man killed in motorcycle crash in Boyle last night

STAFF REPORT Note: This report was corrected at 12:31 p.m. to remove a detail about street blockage which was related to a different accident. The ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 30, 2021 11:18 am

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Painting ‘outside’ the lines: Local artists take their hobby outdoors

Many artists paint in a studio, and Donna Forgacs is no different. But what she really enjoys is stepping outside and creating works of art ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, July 30, 2021 11:02 am

Play Review

Review: ‘Jeeves in Bloom’ at Pioneer Playhouse

I have been impressed with how Pioneer Playhouse has used the space on its stage, how much it is able to morph and change as ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Friday, July 30, 2021 10:28 am

News

State officials recommending masks when school begins

Due to the continued escalation of COVID-19 cases, especially the delta variant, state officials announced Thursday they have strengthened their mask guidance for schools. On ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, July 30, 2021 9:02 am