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Flags at half-staff Friday to honor victims lost to COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from ... Read more | Add your comment

On the front lines
National Guard helping out at EMRMC

The National Guard has been helping out at hospitals around the state, including at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical ... Read more | Add your comment

Conditional use permit approved for all-inclusive special needs playground facility

Kendyl and Friends Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization that got its start in Harrodsburg, has received approval for ... Read more | Add your comment

Beshear recognizes National Recovery Month; See connected video here

Gov. Andy Beshear, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and ... Read more | Add your comment

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Ragged Edge Theatre to put on production ‘The Miracle Worker’

RAGGED EDGE THEATRE News release “If someone could be found with as much patience as zeal…” this quote from William Gibson’s classic play “The Miracle ... Read more | Add your comment

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Library

Activities continue at the library

BCPL News release The Boyle County Public Library provides a variety of ways for patrons to get involved and experience all the library has to ... Read more | Add your comment

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News

The Bluegrass Area Development District announces continued partnership with Joanie Bernard Foundation for Bluegrass Cat Project

BLUEGRASS AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT News release On Sept. 23, the Joanie Bernard Foundation, a Cincinnati, Ohio, based cat welfare funding organization officially announced funding for ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 24, 2021 10:41 am

News

Covid-19 is killing 40 Kentuckians a day

Most measures of the pandemic in Kentucky inched down Wednesday, except the most serious: deaths and Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation. The state reported 52 ... Read more

by Al Cross, Friday, September 24, 2021 9:06 am

Sports

UK already building Big Blue Wall of the future

Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall likely will lose three starters — Darian Kinnard, Luke Fortner, and Dare Rosenthal — off this year’s team but one of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:00 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle clinches the first seed in the 45th District with 6-0 win over Garrard

By Jack Little Contributing Writer The Boyle County boys soccer team traveled to Lancaster on Wednesday night to take on the Golden Lions of Garrard ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:07 am

Sports

Calipari will have options at point guard

Kentucky coach John Calipari is going to have multiple options at point guard this season, a luxury he did not have last season. But would ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:00 am

Public records

Business licenses issued: August

Danville business licenses issued in August include: • New Outerwall, Inc., 1 Tower Lane, Suite 800, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois • Mary E. Wesley, Wesley Law ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:48 pm

ephraim mcdowell health

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

EPHRAIM MCDOWELL HEALTH News release Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital (EMJBHH) is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for her extraordinary ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:38 pm

COVID-19

Local health leaders share COVID experiences

THE WOMEN’S NETWORK News release At a Sept. 14 meeting hosted by The Women’s Network, Daniel E. McKay, President and CEO of Ephraim McDowell Health, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 3:21 pm

News

Heart of Danville facade grant returns

Heart of Danville Heart of Danville Main Street program and the city of Danville are working together to provide up to  $5,000 in grants to ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 3:19 pm

employment

Harbor Freight Tools signs deal to open new location in Danville

Hiring to begin for 25-30 new jobs in the community HARBOR FREIGHT TOOLS News release Harbor Freight Tools, America’s go-to store for quality tools at ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 3:13 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle golfers compete in Kentucky Golf Coaches Association All-State Tournament

Boyle County senior Colten Wilson finished fourth in the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association All-State Tournament at the Unversity Club in Lexington last weekend. He had ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 1:59 pm

Sports

Analyst says UK is one of nation’s top 10 football coaching jobs

ESPN/SEC Network analyst Peter Burns says one reason he feels like Kentucky is one of the 10 best college football coaching jobs in America is ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 7:00 am

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Danville Independent Schools superintendent to resign

Danville Independent Schools Superintendent Tammy McDonald is resigning from her position effective Oct. 10. She said in an email that she is resigning to pursue ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 4:46 pm

Kentucky

Kentucky program, first of its kind in the nation, makes it less risky for employers to hire people with substance-use disorder

Kentucky has launched a new program that will lessen the risk of liability to employers who hire or retain people with substance-use disorder — if ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 4:22 pm

Centre College

Centre hosts ‘150-mile dinner’; next event is set for Oct. 21

Now more than ever, it’s critical for organizations to do well by doing good. Sodexo is committed to doing all it can to advance local ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:44 pm

Art Center of the Bluegrass

An international juried exhibition of contemporary still life opens at the Art Center of the Bluegrass

Still life programming for all ages highlighted this fall ART CENTER OF THE BLUEGRASS News release “The Object Seen: Contemporary Still Life” opened Sept. 15 ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:36 pm

humane society

Danville-Boyle County Humane Society to hold microchipping clinic

BY KARI KUH DBCHS The Danville-Boyle County Humane Society is hosting a microchip clinic on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:32 pm

Danville Police Department

Videos: DPD asking for assistance identifying subject involved in theft

The Danville Police Department is looking for assistance identifying the subject seen in the video regarding theft of a lawnmower and weed eater. Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 9:44 am

Sports

Kentucky commit Clark ahead of schedule with his knee rehab

It was not quite three months ago when Kentucky basketball commit Skyy Clark tore the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee. The ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:57 am

Danville Christian Academy

Mbugua commits to Liberty University

Grace Mbugua committed to Liberty University on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. She received a full scholarship to play basketball when she graduates in 2025 from ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:30 am

Boyle County

‘Everything has a purpose’

For farmers, adaptation and diverse marketing are key Will Stallard drove his truck around his hilly farm his family has owned since 1992 to show ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Monday, September 20, 2021 3:17 pm

News

Wilderness Trail Distillery Charity Chili Cook-Off benefits children and senior citizens

The fourth Wilderness Trail Charity Chili Cook-Off returns Sept. 25 at Wilderness Trail Distillery. This event aids the Danville Kiwanis’ programs for local youth and ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, September 20, 2021 3:12 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle shuts out Bowling Green, 31-0

Boyle County’s offense spoke loudly at the start of the game, and the defense came through loud and clear all night long. Together, they gave ... Read more

by Mike Marsee, Monday, September 20, 2021 7:46 am

Danville Sports

Danville bounces back from COVID layoff

By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer Danville coach Mark Peach said he had never been so nervous about starting a game as he was Friday night. ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, September 20, 2021 7:20 am

Sports

Cats survive scare to remain perfect on season

Kentucky had to earn its third victory of the season the hard way against surprising Tennessee Chattanooga Saturday. Although the Wildcats were heavily favored, it ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, September 20, 2021 5:00 am