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Hero mayor rescues four from Louisville crash

Perryville Mayor Brian Caldwell moved quickly on Friday to help victims who had been involved in a traffic ... Read more | Add your comment

Conditional use permit approved for Alum Springs

A conditional use permit for rickhouses to store bourbon barrels from Wilderness Trace Distillery has been approved for ... Read more | Add your comment

Boyle County Schools to reopen for hybrid learning ;
New middle school construction complete for reopening

At a Boyle County Board of Education meeting on Sept. 17, the board voted unanimously to return Boyle ... Read more | Add your comment

Danville to receive additional coronavirus rescue package funding for housing assistance

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Sen. Mitch McConnell announced that Kentucky received an additional $14,017,978 for housing assistance during ... Read more | Add your comment

Boyle County

LiftOff program will guide new entrepreneurs

SO YOU KNOW CentreWorks’ new entrepreneurial mindset startup course is titled, LiftOff.  The course is intended for those considering their first business startup of any ... Read more | Add your comment

by Robin Hart.

News

History Harvest to commemorate Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Meeting House’s 200th anniversary

In October 1820, Shakers at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill completed their Meeting House, a place of worship, and 200 years later, the building ... Read more | Add your comment

by Olivia Mohr.

Boyle County Sports

Boyle tops Christian Academy, 56-21

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer LOUISVILLE — Boyle County came looking for a fight, and the Rebels didn’t back down when they found themselves in ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:28 am

Danville Sports

Danville tops Hazard, 27-15

By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer HAZARD – It took only one series of downs to realize that Danville was the quicker and more physical team ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:20 am

Opinion

Radical groups are attacking good Danville citizens

It alarms me that radical groups are attempting to gain ground in Boyle County. When friends and neighbors are attacked in an attempt to ruin ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 18, 2020 4:12 pm

Opinion

Thank you, Boyle County, for being responsible, compassionate during pandemic

As the old saying goes, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” And that’s what the people of Kentucky and in our own ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:15 pm

News

Sheriff says claims of targeting African American community are false 

Boyle County Sheriff Derek Robbins says his agency is used to public criticism. It comes with the territory, he says, especially where social media is ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:05 pm

News

Commissioner recommends dissolving partnership between the city of Danville and EDP

Danville City Commissioner Denise Terry recommended that the city end its partnership with The Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership, Inc. at the commission meeting on ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:00 pm

Danville Sports

Danville heads to Hazard for season opener Friday

Game location has been moved to Perry Central High   By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer   While most teams are preparing to open their unusual ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:56 pm

News

Active shooter situations require training for officers and potential victims

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of articles written to share the experience of members of the current Danville Police Citizens Police ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:55 pm

News

Ringing in the Constitution

In celebration of Constitution Day, four students from the Chi Rho Classical Traditional School in Danville were invited by the St. Asaph Chapter Daughters of ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:04 pm

News

As scams rise during COVID, con artists still focus on seniors 

In a recent meeting hosted by the National Consumers League, which focused on the spike of scams during the health pandemic, a disturbing statistic was ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:23 am

News

Couple’s soaps, lotions popular at farmers market

Not every vendor at the Boyle County Farmers Market is a farmer. But they do incorporate area farmers’ products to make their own creations, and ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:17 am

News

Kentucky’s higher number of children testing positive is a troubling trend

Kentucky saw a small rise in new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, while the state’s positivity rate took another drop. There were 776 new ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:00 am

Boyle County Sports

Rebels win district match-up against Lincoln County

By JACK LITTLE Contributing Writer The Boyle County Rebels boys’ soccer team faced off against the Lincoln County Patriots in a 45th District match-up at ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:51 pm

News

West T. Hill performances offered to limited audiences

This weekend won’t be Karen Logue and Dale Kihlman’s first time partnering up to present  “The Diaries of Adam and Eve,” a humorous short story ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:51 pm

Opinion

Reader says Trump campaign is distracting voters

Dear Editor, Trump and the GOP are running on a campaign of “law and order.” They claim that if Biden is elected, violence will break ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:12 pm

News

Clerk says letters to voters are misleading

Group sending mass mailing to county residents   An organization’s campaign to register voters in Kentucky by mailing people registration forms is causing some confusion ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:02 pm

News

You’ve been flocked!

Local scouts lift spirits with plastic flamingos

LeAnn Moore got a call from her son’s father, who was home with their 15-month-old son, John Patrick Lee Shambo, when she was at the ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:38 pm

News

 Junction City to enforce use of house numbers

The Junction City mayor and city council are working on clearing up several “housekeeping” issues within the city limits. During the regular council meeting Thursday ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:06 pm

Sports

14 UK athletes test positive for COVID-19

The latest COVID-19 results have revealed that 14 of Kentucky’s 402 student-athletes tested positive during a round of testing conducted Aug. 20-Sept. 2. In addition ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:50 am

News

High-speed chase leads to arrest of two Michigan men on drug, other charges

NEWS RELEASE What was to be a traffic stop for minor violations led to a high-speed chase and the arrest of two men from Detroit, ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, September 14, 2020 10:13 am

News

Casey County man arrested driving stolen vehicle in Danville

NEWS RELEASE Boyle County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Casey McCoy and Deputy Daylen Morris observed a stolen vehicle out of Russell County traveling on East Main ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, September 14, 2020 9:39 am

News

Governor reports third-highest daily total with 948 cases, 9 deaths

Friday saw the third-highest daily number of new cases of the coronavirus, according to Gov. Andy Beshear. He reported there have been at least 55,704 ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:58 am

News

$400 extra for unemployment benefits in effect

The payment process for an additional $400 per week in additional short-term unemployment benefits has begun, the state Labor Cabinet announced on Friday. On Aug. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:01 am

Boyle County

Boyle news briefs, meetings

Local house to be considered for National Register of Historic Places The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board will consider the Marshall-Wallace House for listing on ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 11, 2020 8:57 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle set to kick off season under new coach

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer   Yes, there is one very significant change at the head of the Boyle County football program. Beyond the change ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, September 11, 2020 8:34 am