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Some parks & rec facilities to open Monday

Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation is preparing to reopen some of its facilities on Monday, June 1, while ... Read more | Add your comment

Government offices are set to re-open

City and county government offices will be open for business beginning Monday, June 1. However, normal operating procedures ... Read more | Add your comment

Large uptick in COVID cases reported Friday

The was a large jump in new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear said during ... Read more | Add your comment

State licenses 960 hemp growers, 150 processors and handlers for 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has licensed 960 hemp growers to grow up to ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Art Center announces plans to re-open

By KATE SNYDER ACB Communications Director The Art Center of the Bluegrass will begin a phased re-opening on Monday, June 2, after an 11-week closure ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

News

Parks & Rec to have community workday; Registration deadline is Thursday

Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation will hold a special community workday from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30. Director John Bell hopes volunteers ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bobbie Curd.

Sports

Series renewed: Kentucky, Notre Dame agree to resume rivalry

Kentucky has renewed its rivalry with Notre Dame. The two storied programs agreed to a three-year contract beginning on Dec. 12 when the Wildcats host ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:42 pm

Opinion

Pastors urge prayer, Gospel outreach as outrage grows over George Floyd’s death

Southern Baptist leaders are lamenting the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis after a white police officer used a knee ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:37 pm

Opinion

CDC recommending masks, closed playgrounds and bag lunches when schools reopen

Elementary school kids in masks, eating sack lunches in classrooms while cafeterias and playgrounds are closed? These are some of the recommendations from the Centers ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:41 am

News

Stanfield appointed to Danville school board

Wade Stanfield was appointed to the Danville Board of Education Wednesday evening to fill the term of Paul Smiley who resigned earlier this month. Stanfield ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, May 29, 2020 7:54 am

Sports

State high school teams can begin meeting on Monday

High schools across the state can begin meeting with their athletic teams on Monday. The Kentucky High School Athletics Association Board of Control voted Thursday ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, May 29, 2020 7:35 am

News

State unemployment system experiences data security incident

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday in his daily press conference that there was a data security incident involving the state’s unemployment insurance system and had ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:01 am

News

General Assembly interim session will focus on COVID-19 response

The coronavirus and its effect on Kentucky will be the focus of at least six legislative committees when lawmakers gather for interim meetings next week. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:00 am

Boyle County

Parks extends sign-up deadline for park clean-up day

Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation has extended the deadline to sign up for the Millennium Park clean-up day through Friday evening. Parks will host community volunteers ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:04 pm

News

Company receives corrective action order for pipeline explosion

The company responsible for a Lincoln County pipeline that exploded last year, killing one person and injuring several, has been ordered to begin making immediate ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:03 pm

News

Bobbleheads to benefit Kentucky School for the Deaf Foundation

Virginia Moore has become somewhat of a celebrity during the last two months, as she has stood beside Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and provided American ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:26 pm

News

COVID cases rise as testing is more widely available

Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Boyle County in the past week, according to the Boyle County Health Department. All four of the ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:17 pm

News

Local theaters surge ahead, wondering what next season looks like in new normal 

As guidelines are still being developed by the governor’s office on how to safely reopen theaters to audiences in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:05 pm

Sports

Calipari: Cats will be in a ‘pretty good bubble’ upon return to campus

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — John Calipari expects things to be different, much different, when players return to campus for voluntary ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:38 pm

News

From the farm to the Capitol: Lincoln County’s Mike Broihier makes bid for U.S. Senate

Mike Broihier’s resume is extensive. He comes from a military family and spent 21 years in the U.S. Marine Corps., serving in Japan, Korea, Somalia, ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:54 pm

News

Man arrested outside Northpoint Training Center

A Nicholasville man found himself in jail after he was found at the entrance of Northpoint Training Center. Captain Casey McCoy and K9 deputy Daniel ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:51 am

News

State health commissioner concerned Kentuckians taking virus lightly

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) – Dr. Steven Stack, the state commissioner of public health, said in an interview recorded Friday and broadcast Monday night that he ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:01 am

News

Girls fight to keep neighborhood pool afloat; donations still needed

Community swimming pools are not open this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one local pool’s future could be in danger even beyond the ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, May 25, 2020 8:14 pm

News

Boyle board approves pay raises for bus drivers

The Boyle County Board of Education approved a $1/hour pay raise for the district’s bus drivers at a meeting Thursday. Superintendent Mike LaFavers said he ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Monday, May 25, 2020 8:12 pm

News

Boyle students graduate, ceremony to be broadcast on YouTube Friday at 6 p.m.

Boyle County High School seniors were able to walk across the stage and receive their diploma last week in the BCHS gymnasium. Students and their ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Monday, May 25, 2020 7:52 pm

News

Centre working to connect dots to ensure safe new year ahead

Centre College’s chief financial and communications officers said the school is now working hard to get ready for the fall, “in every way you can ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Monday, May 25, 2020 5:28 pm

News

COVID Snapshots: Law enforcement facing changes

With all of the changes in our lives, attempting to coexist safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not uncommon to experience “cabin fever.” After the ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Monday, May 25, 2020 8:04 am

News

Church donates gun locks for community

The Danville Police Department was given 42 gun locks for officers to share with the public in an effort to prevent a loaded gun from ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, May 25, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Former Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton dies at age 84

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Former Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton died at the age of 84 on Saturday. Sutton’s family said ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, May 25, 2020 7:49 am

News

Ky. politicians react to effigy of Gov. Beshear hung during protest

By MARK MAYNARD Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky politicians were quick to react in condemnation to an effigy of Gov. Andy Beshear that ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:00 pm

News

Danville men face several drug charges following separate traffic stops

Two Danville men were arrested late Thursday following two separate and unrelated traffic stops. According to the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, K9 Deputy ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:20 pm