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Trick-or-treating set for Danville, Junction City and Perryville

Though Halloween festivities will look a bit different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic trick-or-treating will still ... Read more | Add your comment

Man arrested after chase exceeds 100 miles per hour

NEWS RELEASE Danville Police responded to a call on Friday, Oct. 16, regarding an altercation in progress with ... Read more | Add your comment

Parks and rec programs canceled

Winter league basketball and cheerleading programs have been canceled by Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation. Both the Danville ... Read more | Add your comment

Ephraim COVID cases up this month, more could be hospitalized

3% of Ephraim associates have tested positive since March   Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical is preparing for an ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Glass recognized with lifetime achievement award

EMH News release Ina Glass, administrator at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital and Vice President at Ephraim McDowell Health, has been recognized with the Lifetime ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

News

Protesters turn out for McConnell visit

A group of about a dozen people lined the route taken by U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell Wednesday afternoon as he made his way to Wilderness ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jeff Moreland.

Opinion

Mount supports Atkins for city commission

We are in the midst of a momentous election.  Matters of great importance are at stake at every level.  Because the lines of conflict are ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, October 19, 2020 4:00 pm

Opinion

Henson says the left is all about power

Before the 2012 Presidential election, Democratic majority leader Harry Reid said, “Mitt Romney has paid zero taxes last year. I have proof.” When Romney released ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:04 pm

Boyle County Sports

Boyle stays perfect, crushes Anderson 54-0

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer The goal for any football team is to improve from week to week, regardless of who lines up on the ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, October 16, 2020 10:04 pm

News

Deaths ruled to be natural causes

Two sisters who were found dead in their Danville home Monday morning died of natural causes, according to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office. “They were ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, October 16, 2020 9:56 pm

Opinion

A worm in the Apple

I’ll admit it – I’m hooked. Apple has me, and I basically can’t escape at this point. For years, I’ve been a dedicated Apple product ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, October 16, 2020 8:39 am

News

The race for Danville City Commission: A Q&A with candidates

As of Friday, Oct. 16, Election Day is just 18 days away, and early voting is already underway. The Advocate-Messenger asked Danville City Commission candidates ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:45 pm

News

Change through dialogue – PD responds to ‘list of demands’ from group

Some ongoing meetings between local agencies and the Change group, which is demanding more transparency in things like policing and hiring practices, has provoked a ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:45 pm

News

Danville Schools discuss future of empty school building

The Danville Board of Education has taken another step in the process of deciding what to do with its empty Jennie Rogers Elementary School building ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:40 pm

News

McConnell addresses Boyle County at distillery

On Oct. 14, Sen. Mitch McConnell visited Wilderness Trail Distillery to give a speech on the impact of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:30 pm

News

The race for U.S. House of Representatives – Q&A with Brett Guthrie (R) and Hank Linderman (D)

Rep. Brett Guthrie (R) and Hank Linderman (D) are candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives in Kentucky’s 2nd district. The Advocate-Messenger asked them a ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:15 pm

News

Kroger assessment brings more money to local taxing districts

The Danville School District will be receiving about $18,000 more in property tax and interest from Kroger’s recently agreed-upon 2016 property assessment. Kroger’s Danville store ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:00 pm

News

Court records Oct. 14, 2020

DISTRICT COURT Cases handled recently in Boyle District Court, listed by name, charge, fine and jail sentence, where applicable, include the following. Court costs also ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:50 pm

Opinion

Grading political leaders through pandemic

As we approach a crucial election, it’s time to think about the sort of leaders we want and need at all levels of government – ... Read more

by Al Cross, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:58 pm

Boyle County

Health department, hospital share how they respond to COVID-19

Boyle County sees about five to 20 active cases of COVID-19 on any given day, said Brent Blevins, public health director of the Boyle County ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:27 am

Boyle County

Back to school pandemic style

Some students in the Danville School district began trickling into their school buildings this morning for the first time in about seven months. The district ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:26 am

Boyle County

Boyle County Schools give update on COVID-19 a week into start of in-person school

Since Boyle County Schools started their hybrid learning and students whose families chose to do so began to resume in-person school on Sept. 30, numbers ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:21 am

death

Elderly sisters found dead, police investigating

Two elderly sisters were found dead in their Danville home Monday morning. No foul play is suspected, according to Boyle County Deputy Coroner Mike Wilder. ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, October 12, 2020 5:10 pm

News

Danville recognized as Kentucky’s ‘Most Beautiful College Town’ 

Danville has been recognized by MSN’s LoveExploring website as being Kentucky’s “Most Beautiful College Town.” Back in March, before the COVID-19 pandemic caused spring, summer ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, October 12, 2020 2:39 pm

Boyle County

49th Forkland Festival is a food event

Today’s 49th annual Forkland Heritage Festival and Revue is an abbreviated version of the popular event. But the sense of community pride and a desire ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Saturday, October 10, 2020 2:35 pm

Opinion

Pease encourages readers to vote Democratic

Profits over people. Senator McConnell and Congressional Republicans continue to turn their backs on working families. As the coronavirus ravages this country, Congressional Republicans led ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:35 am

News

The race for the Kentucky House of Representatives 54th District seat – A Q&A with Daniel Elliott and Lydia Coffey

Rep. Daniel Elliott (R) and Lydia Coffey (D) are running for the Kentucky House of Representatives in the 54th district, which consists of Boyle and ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:16 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle blanks LexCath, 40-0

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer LEXINGTON — This was not the most memorable game between these two rivals, yet it was not without significance. Boyle ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:03 am

Danville Sports

Defending state champs hand Danville first loss

By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer Defending state champion Somerset clicked on all cylinders and handed Danville its first loss of the season 42-3 Friday at ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, October 10, 2020 8:33 am

Opinion

Reader says Terry will work hard for Danville

I am writing in support of the re-election of Denise Terry to the role of City Commissioner. She has worked diligently on behalf of citizens ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:34 pm

News

Photo gallery: Seniors pick pumpkins despite travel restrictions

Residents at Morning Pointe of Danville were treated to a pumpkin patch excursion with a fall festival atmosphere without leaving their home on Tuesday. Because ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:20 pm