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Boil water advisory issued for part of city

A boil water advisory has been issued for the areas of Bluegill Road, Woodhaven Road and Crystal Springs ... Read more | Add your comment

Another spike puts state at more than 17,000 COVID cases      

The number of cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky has now topped the 17,000 mark, with another big ... Read more | Add your comment

Ky. Chamber of Commerce starts campaign to help substance abusers

One of the major obstacles to dealing with substance abuse is the stigma it still has among many ... Read more | Add your comment

Citizens outline demands for racial justice

Between 75 and 100 people gathered outside at Pioneer Playhouse Thursday for a community forum to talk about ... Read more | Add your comment

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Danville names interim city manager

The city of Danville has named an interim city manager. Earl Coffey, who is currently the municipal utilities engineer for the city, was appointed to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

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Local businesses, organizations disappointed the Bourbon Chase has been cancelled

The annual 200-or-so mile relay race that normally brings in thousands of people to downtown Danville and Perryville has been cancelled due to concerns about ... Read more | Add your comment

by Robin Hart.

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Hulette honored by local African American historical society

By BRENDA S. EDWARDS Contributing writer Barbara Hulette was recognized Saturday by the Danville-Boyle County African-American Historical Society for her preservation work with the society. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, July 6, 2020 2:30 pm

Sports

Kentucky and Indiana a natural rivalry that needs to be revived

I agree with Dick Vitale. Earlier this week, the veteran ESPN commentator made it known he wants to see Kentucky and Indiana put aside their ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, July 6, 2020 11:46 am

Opinion

Gen Z is spiritually illiterate and abandoning church: How did we get here?

Our society is in the midst of a massive cultural shift. According to the Barna Group, “rates of church attendance, religious affiliation, belief in God, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, July 6, 2020 11:41 am

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Local African American historical society finds ‘permanent’ home

The Danville-Boyle County African American Historical Society now has a place to call home, and it’s located on North Second Street, which was historically an ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:58 am

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Boyle superintendent discusses challenges of students returning to classrooms

While summer is in full swing as the calendar prepares to flip to July, a question continues to linger in the minds of many, particularly ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:02 am

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West T. Hill has innovative plan to work through pandemic

Although anything in the future is pretty much an unknown right now due to the virus pandemic, West T. Hill Community Theatre’s managing director said ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Saturday, July 4, 2020 8:00 am

Opinion

Rediscovering America: A quiz for Independence Day

By Jeffrey Sikkenga InsideSources.com Many of the activities associated with Independence Day have been canceled this year, including parades, fireworks, and large community and neighborhood ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:00 am

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Presbyterian Church raising money to move Confederate statue

A statue of Confederate Capt. Robert E. Logan, which stands above West Main Street on property belonging to the Presbyterian Church, will be moved once ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:08 pm

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Man arrested in Lexington murder case will face robbery charge from Danville Police

The suspect in an armed robbery case in Danville on June 27 has been arrested by Lexington Police and is facing several charges in multiple ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:00 pm

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KSD surplus property affecting downtown master plan

Two master plans for Kentucky School for the Deaf developed in 2004 and 2007 are slowly being implemented and now, its 170-acre campus is affecting ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:50 pm

News

Clerk says election went smoothly, looking ahead to November

It was an election like none other in recent history, but Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom said this year’s primary election went really well with ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:40 pm

Sports

Lexington Legends, other minor league teams, won’t play this season

The Lexington Legends won’t be playing baseball this summer. Minor League Baseball officially announced Tuesday the season has been canceled. “While we are disappointed in ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:21 am

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Boyle County seeing rise in COVID-19 cases; caution urged for Independence Day activities

Boyle County has seen a recent uptick in the number of individuals testing positive for COVID-19. Boyle County Public Health Director Brent Blevins said Tuesday ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:41 pm

Opinion

Tobacco companies are developing potential COVID-19 vaccines

Is Big Tobacco big enough to beat COVID-19? The properties of the tobacco plant have been well known among researchers for decades, earning it the ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:38 am

Boyle County

Final election results released in Boyle County

Final election results have been tabulated in this year’s primary election. While voters made their way to the polls last week, more than 6,000 absentee ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:15 am

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Heart of Danville trying to revive itself from economic, pandemic impacts

The Heart of Danville is looking for ways to jolt its own heartbeat back into rhythm from effects of the COVID-19 pandemic that’s wreaked havoc ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:33 am

Opinion

Black workers’ jobs matter

The wave of protests after the police killing of George Floyd has prompted a re-examination of racism in all areas of American society. In many ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:44 am

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City to purchase KSD’s Walker Hall property from state

The Danville City Commission unanimously approved a motion Monday morning in a special-called meeting to purchase Walker Hall, the former elementary school for the Kentucky ... Read more

by Zac Oakes, Monday, June 29, 2020 11:20 pm

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Boyle jailer, deputy jailer discuss changes during COVID-19 pandemic

Jailer Brian Wofford says dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has “basically changed everything in our day-to-day operations.” Wofford and his deputy jailer, Chad Holderman, took ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Monday, June 29, 2020 11:05 pm

Sports

Tamme says Barnhart is ‘an incredible man of integrity’

A recent ranking put Kentucky’s Mitch Barnhart among the Southeastern Conference’s worst athletic directors, something that Allison Tamme  — the wife of former UK all-SEC ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 29, 2020 2:26 pm

Sports

UK women’s coach Mitchell recovering from brain surgery

Kentucky women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is recovering following brain surgery. Mitchell recently had surgery to remove a subdural hematoma after blood was found on ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, June 29, 2020 2:24 pm

Sports

Even without fans in stands, return of baseball offers hope for future

For as long as I can remember, there has always been baseball in the summer. Although University of Kentucky basketball is part of our family ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, June 29, 2020 2:22 pm

Sports

Dampier among UK basketball legends

Younger University of Kentucky basketball fans likely don’t even know who Louie Dampier was even though he’s in the Naismith Hall of Fame and could ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 29, 2020 2:21 pm

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COVID-19 rampant in Lincoln nursing home

51 residents, 32 staff members have tested positive The Stanford Care and Rehabilitation facility is one of several health care centers in Kentucky that has ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, June 29, 2020 1:33 pm

Opinion

The remarkable folly of ‘defund the police’

On September 9, 1919, after an overwhelming vote by officers in favor of striking the day before, nearly 80% of the Boston Police Department walked ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, June 29, 2020 11:21 am