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Perryville PD receives donation for body and car cameras

The city of Perryville received a donation of $5,333.01 that will go toward purchasing body and car cameras ... Read more | Add your comment

EDP wants to help get accurate COVID info to the public

The Boyle County Economic Development Partnership wants to get involved with Boyle Health Department Director Brent Blevins to ... Read more | Add your comment

BCHD shares info on walk-in COVID vaccine clinic for veterans

BOYLE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT Public notice At the Bowling Campus located at 1101 Veterans Drive in Lexington, there ... Read more | Add your comment

Construction begins for Asuka Danville location

Japanese steak house, sushi restaurant coming Asuka Japanese Steak House and Sushi began construction at its upcoming Danville ... Read more | Add your comment

News

COVID vaccines: fact versus fiction

By Mallory Olson University of Kentucky Over the past year, a novel, highly contagious virus has spread across the world. Scientists and researchers have worked ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boyle County

Library offers virtual activities for adults

The Boyle County Public Library offers numerous virtual and take & make activities for adults. These free activities are a great way to enjoy library ... Read more | Add your comment

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News

Star Spangled Banner now flies at Constitution Square

The St. Asaph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented a 15 stars and stripes flag, officially known as the Star Spangled Banner, ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, January 15, 2021 11:23 am

News

DPD cites staff size, compensation as issues

Glenn Doan, assistant police chief for the Danville Police Department, said the number one reason why officers leave the force at the DPD is because ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Friday, January 15, 2021 11:11 am

News

Danville schools to return to hybrid learning Jan. 25

McDonald says it will “…take years for our students to catch up after this pandemic.” Students in the Danville School District will be returning to ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, January 15, 2021 10:26 am

Boyle County

Detention Center releases 2020 re-entry program numbers

The first year of Boyle County Detention Center’s 2020 re-entry programs for state inmates had a total of 83 inmates enrolled with an overall completion ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, January 15, 2021 10:15 am

News

Boyle and Kentucky Daily COVID-19 Statistics; Complete downloadable data included

  NOTE: Despite the state numbers reporting a total of 12 deaths in Boyle County, the Boyle County Health Department reported a total of 25 ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, January 15, 2021 9:43 am

Opinion

Trip to civil rights museum one worth taking

As we prepare to observe the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I find myself reflecting on a trip that taught me ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:42 pm

Boyle County

Boyle County Schools’ learning at home plan continues through Jan. 22

News release  From the Boyle County Schools website After consulting with the Boyle County Health Department, Boyle County Schools has decided to remain fully virtual next week. There ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:05 pm

News

Salvation Army reports a successful fund raising season

Area residents showed their support for The Salvation Army and its work in the community by exceeding the organization’s overall goal for Christmastime donations in ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:10 am

News

The Art of Being Black: Kentucky artists present powerful visual commentary on race in new Art Center exhibit

BY KATE SNYDER News release Danville, KY – Jan. 12 marked the opening of an innovative new exhibit at Art Center of the Bluegrass. The ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:06 am

News

Haggin nurse recognized for service

EMH News release HARRODSBURG — Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for her extraordinary patient ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:05 am

Opinion

Thankful for governor’s actions

Jim Waters’ guest column in the January 5, 2021 edition of the Advocate-Messenger titled “Impeach or legislate?” was very critical of how Governor Andy Beshear ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:49 am

Opinion

Coach Calipari’s kneeling teaches the wrong lesson

This letter is regarding the University of Kentucky’s decision not to stand for the national anthem at the January 9th basketball game in Florida. As ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:17 pm

Centre College Sports

Former NFL coach, college president join Centre football staff

Kyle Piercy Assistant Athletic Director for Communications Centre football announced the addition of two coaches joining the staff for the upcoming spring schedule, bringing in ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:28 pm

Sports

Echols helped make Gator Bowl even more special for one Kentucky family

  Ally Echols grew up a Kentucky fan in Shepherdsville and met her husband, Thomas Paine Echols, a few months before he graduated high school ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:55 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Water main break on West Jefferson brings boil advisory

A boil water advisory has been issued for residents of West Jefferson Street in Danville. Danville Water Works employees are making repairs and replacing a ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:38 am

News

Senate committee continues work on state budget

Budget bills for the three branches of Government in Kentucky continue to advance in the General Assembly, winning Senate committee approval on Tuesday. The Senate ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:07 am

Sports

Tide rolls over Wildcats 85-65 in Rupp Arena

Alabama’s football team won a national championship Monday. The men’s basketball team followed with an impressive rare road win in Lexington on Tuesday night. The ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:10 am

Opinion

January 6, 2021, at the Capitol

By Vivian Blevins, columnist Was I surprised at the events that occurred at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021? Yes. I never ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:23 am

Boyle County

Orndorff named Arts Citizen of the Year

The 2020 Arts Citizen of the Year is local playwright, director, and producer Elizabeth Orndorff. The Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County will formally present Orndorff ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:15 am

News

Public record Jan. 12, 2021

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, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:05 am

Education

Danville Schools form Diversity and Equity Council amid Black Lives Matter movement

Assistant Superintendent for Danville Independent Schools Sheri Satterly said the district’s board of education formed a Diversity and Equity Council “in the need for equity ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:00 am

News

Keelan & Diana Pulliam Give $50,000 to Kentucky FFA Foundation Forever Blue Fund

News Release Keelan Pulliam credits FFA as the thing that allowed him to see beyond the end of his family farm’s driveway, and he and ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:49 am

News

Officials disturbed by lack of correct COVID cases reported by the state

The huge discrepancy in the number of COVID-19 related deaths reported by the Boyle County Health Department over the past few months compared to what ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, January 11, 2021 3:29 pm

Boyle County

Police Blotter: Reports from Jan. 8-10

This document serves as a quick overview of calls the Danville police responded to Jan. 8 – 10.  It does not include every call or ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 11, 2021 3:24 pm

Boyle County

Man taken into custody after knife attack

Danville police department News release Jason Cook, 37, of Frankfort, was taken into custody without resisting arrest and charged with first-degree assault and public intoxication ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, January 11, 2021 3:17 pm