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Ben Kleppinger, Author at The Advocate-Messenger

Opinion

Advocate editor says farewell after four years

The March 28-29 weekend issue of The Advocate-Messenger will be the final issue I “put to bed,” as we say in the newspaper industry.  I’ve ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:19 pm

Boyle County

Boyle jail sees inmate numbers plummet in response to COVID-19

  Jail populations around the state are declining as officials work to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak inside one of the secure facilities. ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:16 pm

Boyle County

Rep. Daniel Elliott self-isolates after experiencing asthmatic symptoms

Boyle County’s state representative is staying home from Frankfort after becoming ill Wednesday night. “After feeling unwell last night and this morning, I won’t be ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:59 pm

Boyle County

Ky governor and AG agree: Public meetings can be live-streamed during COVID-19 crisis

Kentucky’s governor and attorney general have redefined how governments can hold public meetings during the ongoing COVID-19 state of emergency. On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:20 pm

Boyle County

Danville city manager cancels all ‘discretionary spending’

Danville City Manager David Milliron has issued an executive order cancelling all “discretionary spending.” Milliron said Thursday morning he had issued the executive order — ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:04 pm

Boyle County

Rep. Guthrie: Don’t compare COVID-19 to flu

  The COVID-19 coronavirus is not the flu, and the two viruses really shouldn’t be compared, according to U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Kentucky), who represents ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:44 pm

Boyle County

Utility companies suspending disconnects in response to COVID-19

This story was updated with additional information at 3 p.m. March 16. The City of Danville announced Monday it would suspend disconnects of water service ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Monday, March 16, 2020 1:04 pm

Boyle County

Schools in Boyle County closing as COVID-19 spreads

This story was updated with more information at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Danville and Boyle County’s school systems both announced plans to close until ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:46 pm

News

Boyle County will seek circuit judge’s opinion on Hunt Farm road

  The Boyle County Fiscal Court plans to ask Circuit Judge Darren Peckler for a ruling on whether it can refuse to accept a new ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:54 pm

Boyle County

Boyle approves agreement to begin dead animal removal

County now hiring a driver to take carcasses to Lincoln landfill   Boyle County Fiscal Court approved a new agreement with the Boyle County Soil ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:31 pm

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