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Jeeves in Bloom ‘blossoms’ onto Pioneer Playhouse stage

The third and final play of the season at Pioneer Playhouse is Jeeves in Bloom, which runs Tuesday ... Read more | Add your comment

UPDATE

Videos released from investigation involving county treasurer and attorney confrontation

(Editor’s note: The videos’ “glitch” of stopping and starting are how the recordings were recorded.) A confrontation that ... Read more | Add your comment

Danville student fees and school supplies will be paid for by district

Student fees and all back-to-school supplies for every student enrolled in Danville schools will be paid for by ... Read more | Add your comment

Parker’s Place expansion is approved

Parker’s Place, a commercial dog kennel and grooming facility, was given approval Tuesday night to construct a second ... Read more | Add your comment

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Looking Back: Local Civil War roster contained names of prominent Danville men

BY BRENDA EDWARDS History columnist A roster of men in the 4th Kentucky Infantry during the Civil War contains names of several prominent Danville citizens. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center nurse recognized for extraordinary service

EPHRAIM MCDOWELL HEALTH News release Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center (EMRMC) is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for his extraordinary patient ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sports

Excitement surrounds upcoming UK football season

With the Southeastern Conference Media Days this week, the buzz about the upcoming University of Kentucky football season is only going to increase. Even though ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, July 25, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

ESPN releases latest high school football rankings

If you are excited about the upcoming Kentucky football season, this is merely a tease to keep you excited about upcoming seasons. ESPN recently released ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:00 am

Education

College briefs, July 23

Berea College June 2021 graduation Berea College would like to congratulate all students who received a bachelors degree conferred on June 10, 2021. • Marranne ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:00 pm

News

Photo: BCHS graduate Graves is Kentucky Department of Agriculture intern

Taylor Graves, right, with Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, is serving as an intern this summer at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture in Frankfort, working ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 23, 2021 3:19 pm

News

Shaker Village to host annual craft fair

SHAKER VILLAGE OF PLEASANT HILL News release Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is pleased to present the  24th annual Craft Fair held the weekend of ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:04 pm

Library

Summer events wrap up at the library

BCPL News release The Boyle County Public Library is wrapping up its summer programs with both in-person and virtual events. Weekly events include virtual and ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:30 pm

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Norton Center announces 48th Performing Arts Season

CENTRE COLLEGE News release The curtain rises again in 2021 as Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its upcoming 2021-2022 Performing Arts season. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 23, 2021 11:19 am

News

Art activities for children at Saturday’s farmers market

ARTS COMMISSION News release The Arts Commission’s third summer art program for children will feature a simple and fun activity designed specifically for young children. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 23, 2021 10:30 am

Sports

Kentucky preacher follows baseball religiously

Padgett has visited all Major League Baseball stadiums, seen all teams play How many baseball fans have traveled all over the United States and Canada, ... Read more

by Jamie Vaught, Friday, July 23, 2021 10:13 am

News

Kentucky schools, organizations receive nearly $1 million to feed kids

Boyle schools, other groups receive funding NO KID HUNGRY News release As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families in communities today face increased ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, July 23, 2021 9:45 am

Sports

Wilson earns degree in less than three years

Kentucky’s starting center this football season figures to be junior Quinton Wilson but he’s already had one other major accomplishment — he graduated in 2 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, July 23, 2021 7:00 am

Opinion

Driving under the influence of technology

The phone rings. You answer it. After all, every call is important, right? Same thing with a text message, or an alert from social media. ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, July 23, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Kentucky preacher follows baseball religiously

Padgett has visited all Major League Baseball stadiums, seen all teams play By Jamie H. Vaught Special to The Advocate-Messenger How many baseball fans have ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:35 pm

Danville Police Department

DPD responds to burglary

DANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT News release Danville Police Department responded to a residence on Sycamore Street for reports of a burglary in progress on Wednesday at ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, July 22, 2021 1:11 pm

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CASA of the Bluegrass names new executive director

CASA OF THE BLUEGRASS News release CASA of the Bluegrass recruits and trains Court-Appointed Special Advocates so every child who has experienced abuse or neglect ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, July 22, 2021 1:00 pm

Public records

Births, July 8-17

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 Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, July 22, 2021 12:30 pm

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Bottle caps bagged to make benches for Perryville

Main Street Perryville has led an initiative to collect plastic bottle caps to be turned into benches over the past three years and wants to ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, July 22, 2021 12:00 pm

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Danville superintendent evaluation released; Stevens does not agree with results

The annual evaluation summary for Danville School District Superintendent Dr. Tammy McDonald was released Monday which showed a mostly favorable evaluation of the job that ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:21 am

Sports

Stoops: ‘I feel good where we’re at’

HOOVER, Alabama (KT) — Mark Stoops is nearing a decade as football coach at the University of Kentucky and remains focused on turning the Wildcats ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:11 am

News

Kentucky’s share in opioid settlement is $460 million

Kentucky is one of the states that has announced a settlement with four pharmaceutical firms in the opioid pandemic and will receive $460 million in ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:06 am

News

10 millionth Camry rolls off line at Georgetown

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc., is celebrating two milestones:  the 35th anniversary of its plant in Georgetown, as well as the ten millionth Camry rolling ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Bowden was two-sport star in Ohio

Before Lynn Bowden came to Kentucky to start his memorable football career, he played in the Ohio-Kentucky All-Star Basketball Game. Not only was he an ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Sports Quotes of the Week

Quote of the Week: “Man, one thing about him is he stays in kill mode all game long, no matter what’s going on. If you’re ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 4:13 pm

News

State reports 1,054 new COVID cases, raising weekly infection rate by 18% in one day; State as a whole is ‘orange’

If there was any doubt that the coronavirus is surging in Kentucky, it was dispelled by Tuesday’s daily report from the state Department for Public ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:18 am

News

KSP looking to defend ‘Cruiser’ crown; Vote for ‘America’s Best Looking Cruiser’ here

The Kentucky State Police are hoping to regain the title of  “America’s Best Looking Cruiser” and say that they need your vote in order to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:48 am