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County trying to remove restrictions on Crawford House

Historic Perryville home in need of repairs Boyle County Fiscal Court wants to create a deed of correction ... Read more | Add your comment

Perryville Police Department pursuit leads to arrest

Perryville Police Department News release Perryville Police Department chief Parker Hatter reported on Jan. 22 that officer Larry ... Read more | Add your comment

Litter along county roads is piling up

Magistrate sees it as ‘an urgent situation’ The litter problem along Boyle County roads and highways “is an ... Read more | Add your comment

With no veto from governor, ‘Born Alive’ bill becomes law

The third time was the charm for a pro-life measure passed by the Kentucky General Assembly during the ... Read more | Add your comment

Boyle County

Junction City working to protect its residents

The council for Junction City renewed its contract with Air Evac Lifeteam so that every resident in the city limits will have free access to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Robin Hart.

Boyle County

Friends of the Library to host virtual Kentucky Chautauqua presentation

BCPL News release The Friends of the Library (FOTL) will begin their 2021 programming with a virtual Annual Meeting & Kentucky Chautauqua performance on Thursday, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Robin Hart.

News

Police Blotter Jan. 22-24

This document serves as a quick overview of calls the Danville police responded to Jan. 22-24. It does not include every call or detail related ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 25, 2021 4:21 pm

Opinion

Reducing stigma associated with substance use disorders will help recovery

By Kathy Miles Coordinator, Boyle County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, Inc. For all of 2020, during the pandemic which continues today, University of Kentucky ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 25, 2021 4:11 pm

Centre College Sports

Centre men top Rhodes twice over weekend

Centre College Sports Information Junior Jalen Williams continued his torrid shooting Sunday evening, setting a personal scoring high for the second straight game as Centre ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 25, 2021 8:00 am

Boyle County

Traffic stop in Perryville finds wanted fugitive

During a traffic stop in Perryville Thursday, the driver, William Drummond, was found to be a wanted fugitive, according to a post on the Perryville ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 4:23 pm

Boyle County

Petition seeks to prevent zoning change

An online petition is being circulated in Danville to prevent a Future Land Use Map and zone change on Ky. 33 to allow a Dollar ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, January 22, 2021 3:27 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Boil water advisory issued

A boil water advisory has been issued for residents of Erskine Drive, Stevenson Avenue, Brookshire Drive, and Butler Avenue. Danville Water Works employees are making ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:32 pm

News

Despite COVID, band students keep on playing

As the two local school districts figured out how to teach classes virtually and how student athletes could practice and compete during a pandemic, band ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:06 pm

Opinion

Learning the depth of our intolerance for free speech

By Billy Reed Last Monday, our nation was reeling as never before from the double whammy of a violent attack on our nation’s Capitol building, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 11:25 am

News

Junction City residents arrested on drug, other charges

Two Junction City residents were arrested and face multiple drug charges after a Thursday night as part of an investigation. Boyle County sheriff’s K9 deputy ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 11:07 am

Danville Sports

Ads come from behind to beat Garrard, 63-60

McKinney faces former assistant coach By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer Ed McKinney and Brandon Cooper sat side by side on the Danville bench for the ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, January 22, 2021 10:56 am

News

Ky. Supreme Court won’t have rehearing on historical horse racing

The Kentucky Supreme Court has denied a motion for a rehearing on their decision issued last fall that stated historical horse racing is not pari-mutuel ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, January 22, 2021 8:10 am

News

58 deaths from COVID-19 marks highest in pandemic

Kentucky saw its highest daily number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 58, Gov. Andy Beshear reported during a briefing on Thursday. “This is because ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, January 22, 2021 7:00 am

Opinion

Kentucky must face harsh realities to achieve racial equity

By Ashli Watts Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Although 2020 was the most difficult year many have ever experienced, it is safe to say that ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:45 pm

Boyle County

Film featuring Boyle, Centre recently ranked in top five movies on Netflix

Over the autumn, the thriller Rust Creek, which features scenes set in Boyle County and at Centre College, became available on Netflix. Though it originally ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:03 pm

Boyle County

CentreWorks features project, hotline focused on fresh food accessibility

Over the next two weeks, CentreWorks’ FUSION Community Collaboration Group: “Access to Fresh Food in Danville” team of Centre College students will be taking calls ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:14 pm

News

Kentucky Guard supports 59th presidential inauguration

by Sgt. Alan Royalty 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment More than 315 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen assisted federal agencies in securing the National ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:05 pm

News

State reports 49 more deaths from COVID-19

January is on track to be Kentucky’s deadliest month Gov. Andy Beshear and his health commissioner have long said Covid-19 deaths are a lagging indicator ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:26 am

Sports

Cats drop third straight with last-second loss to Georgia

John Calipari was down after watching his team end a 14-game winning streak to Georgia Wednesday night in Athens. The Wildcats (4-9, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:12 am

Education

Helping parents with their kids’ schooling

By John Garen and Gary W. Houchens In 2020, parents grew increasingly frustrated with school closings and the apparent inability of many public schools to ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:14 pm

Boyle County

Boyle County Schools in-person school (via A/B Hybrid) resumes Feb. 1

News release This update was posted to the Boyle County Schools website.  After consulting with the Boyle County Health Department, Boyle County Schools will remain ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:13 pm

Boyle County Sports

Danville girls beat Boyle 78-37

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer This is a very good year for experience. Sure, there’s never a bad year to have an experienced basketball team, ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:05 pm

Education

Federal student aid programs can help pay college costs

The federal government offers many financial aid programs to help students and families pay for college. Applying for those programs means submitting the Free Application ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:19 pm

Sports

UK looks to be on pace for NIT

Kentucky has had two teams go to the NIT, not the NCAA Tournament, in the last 12 years, and this one certainly seems to be ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:28 am

News

Medicare Advantage open enrollment time

Legal aid of the Bluegrass Each year, between Jan. 1 and March 31, we enter into the Medicare Advantage open enrollment period. During this time ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:16 am

Boyle County

Boyle County providing hope through organ donation, despite pandemic

Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks News release With the excitement of the New Year and all 2021 has to offer, the Kentucky Circuit Clerks’ Trust For ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:11 am