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More trees will be planted by the city

For the seventh year, Danville has been awarded a Plant for the Planet grant from Kentucky Utilities and ... Read more | Add your comment

City accepts bid for waste water treatment plant improvements

Danville’s waste water treatment plant, located on Stanford Road, is due for upgrades. The city of Danville has ... Read more | Add your comment

KYTC orders city’s parklets to be removed

Decision comes following lifted COVID guidelines; city drafting guidelines to move them to city streets With the lifting ... Read more | Add your comment

Business wants to turn assisted living space into a detox facility

Owner says it will be “a luxury, high end facility” The owner of United Recovery Project Detox wants ... Read more | Add your comment

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2021 Boyle County Fair swine show results

Novice Showmanship — Ashlynn Ison, Maelee Probst, Kayla Guinn, Ella Guinn, Kagan Coffman, Brock Robb and Zay Stallard were all ribbon winners. Junior Showmanship — ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

Public records

Births, June 5-18

Recent births at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center include: • June 5 — A boy, Whalen Evan Reed Catlett to Kinsley and Jacob Catlett of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

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Art activities at farmers’ market scheduled for Saturday

The Arts Commission and Boyle County Farmers’ Market are all about art on Saturday, June 26. Constitution Square will be filled with beautiful sights to ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:21 am

Public records

Boyle County court records, June 22

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, June 22, 2021 8:25 am


Washington has worked to get ready for college

After his team lost its final game in the 2019-20 season, guard TyTy Washington went to his head coach at Arizona Compass Prep and asked ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 7:00 am

Boyle County Sports

Softball loss brings life lessons as Boyle falls in state tournament

LEXINGTON — It was a day for life lessons. It was not the day for the kind of storybook ending that makes sports so compelling, ... Read more

by Mike Marsee, Monday, June 21, 2021 1:41 pm

Danville Sports

Ads’ historic season comes to an end

LEXINGTON — Ten runs usually makes for a pretty good game, but it makes for an even better inning. It made for the kind of ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Monday, June 21, 2021 1:26 pm


Photo gallery: Juneteenth Celebration

A Heart of KY Juneteenth Celebration that was a joint effort between Danville and Harrodsburg took place Friday and Saturday, with most of the events ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, June 21, 2021 1:09 pm


UK players have gotten comfortable with Coleman

As speculation soared that Ronald “Chin” Coleman was going to join the Kentucky basketball coaching staff, the Illinois assistant coach was actually also interviewing for ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 21, 2021 10:34 am


UK’s Washington bonding with Wheeler during summer workouts

It didn’t take long for TyTy Washington to find a friend once he arrived on campus earlier this month. Washington, a five-star point guard, bonded ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, June 21, 2021 7:00 am


Curry says she was blessed in many aspects at UK

Gabby Curry says she was “blessed” not only to win a volleyball national championship at Kentucky but also able to do what she did academically. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, June 20, 2021 7:00 am


Frye enjoys elite status in UK women’s golf

Laney Frye became just the fourth UK women’s golfer to make the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team after her impressive season where she averaged 73.5 strokes ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:00 am

Danville Police Department

DPD prohibits use of neck restraints, makes other policy changes

Changes are taking place within the Danville Police Department. The Danville City Commission on Monday unanimously approved three Danville Police Department policy updates as submitted ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:00 am


Library offers virtual tour of Toledo Zoo, pet photo sessions, and other fun activities

Throughout the summer, the Boyle County Public Library offers fun, free events and activities for its patrons to participate in. Weekly events include virtual and ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:55 am

Play Review

Review of ‘Clue: On Stage’ at Pioneer Playhouse

On opening night of “Clue: On Stage” at Pioneer Playhouse on June 11, many audience members toted umbrellas and rain jackets. It had rained most ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:45 am

Boyle County

Kennel expansion discussion continues

Debate on Parker’s Place heard by board of adjustments A commercial dog kennel owner wants to expand her business. Residential neighbors are against it. And ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, June 18, 2021 4:03 pm


Tale of a sad life

BY SHERRON WESTERFIELD Community columnist He was, after all, just a dog. A mixed breed mutt. A cur. Not good for much besides keeping other ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 18, 2021 4:00 pm


Pandemic not ‘over’ in Boyle County

The COVID-19 positivity rate in Boyle County has subsided, but the pandemic is still lurking. As of Tuesday afternoon Boyle’s COVID-19 positivity rate was 2.9%, ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, June 18, 2021 4:00 pm


‘Kentucky Road’ an avenue of the future for UK student-athletes

The University of Kentucky athletics department is looking ahead and providing a future roadmap for present and future student-athletes. As college programs begin ushering a ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, June 18, 2021 3:30 pm


Some adults are ruining youth sports

Are the good times really over? That’s what Merle Haggard wanted to know in his 1981 song, and I’m beginning to think they are over ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, June 18, 2021 3:00 pm

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Ephraim McDowell Health and Auxiliaries award scholarships

EMH News release Ephraim McDowell Health announces that it has awarded scholarships to 11 area students who are pursuing careers in health care. The health ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 18, 2021 2:31 pm


Brass Band Festival director appreciates those who made event possible

Dear Editor, As the director of the Great American Brass Band Festival, I would like to sincerely express my gratitude to our 2021 sponsors, both ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, June 18, 2021 1:33 pm


CentreWorks LIFTOFF participants featured in gallery hop

Program offers learning for aspiring entrepreneurs CENTREWORKS News release On June 11, the annual gallery hop was hosted by the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:45 pm


Logistics issues could delay today’s newspaper delivery

Due to logistics issues, some subscribers may not receive their June 18, 2021, weekend edition of The Advocate-Messenger in today’s mail. Those who do not ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 18, 2021 9:26 am


Georgia transfer Wheeler ready to be a leader at UK

The more Sahvir Wheeler talks, the more Kentucky fans love the Georgia transfer who should be a big boost at the point guard position for ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, June 18, 2021 7:46 am


Wildcat players getting full team experience this year

Remember John Calipari mentioning numerous times how much not having a normal offseason hurt his team last season when it went 9-16? Calipari noted how ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, June 18, 2021 7:00 am

Boyle County

Water works:
Updates will improve service, could improve property values

On a drive along Perryville Road out of Danville, you can see long blue pipes laid out along the road and a water tower being ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:35 pm