Bobbie Curd, Author at The Advocate-Messenger


Boyle deputy fired for alleged ethics violation

After Tanner Abbott was terminated last Tuesday, relieved of his duties as a deputy with the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office, a firestorm of social media ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Monday, September 13, 2021 7:18 am

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Taking steps together: Recovery housing program organizers say more layers treating women’s addictions than men’s

After opening its doors in April, the Shepherd’s House Women’s Recovery Housing Program is in full swing with six women enrolled and living there. However, ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Friday, July 9, 2021 10:00 am


Homelessness exists locally, stigma is the biggest obstacle to help

Those working to find shelter and other resources for the homeless in Danville say even though it’s not as obvious as in other, bigger communities, ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:15 pm


City discusses ‘list of demands’ from Change group

Officials feel there is oversight provided with laws already in place, but will move forward with additional training   The city of Danville has taken ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Friday, October 30, 2020 8:08 am


Why all the talk about Marsy’s Law?

What it means if voters say ‘yes’ to adding another crime victims’ bill of rights, changing the Kentucky Constitution   As voters take to the ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Friday, October 23, 2020 9:09 am


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


Director/actor says next WTH play about kindergarteners perfectly timed; will offer some appreciation for the simple things in life 

Director Julie Taylor says the title of the next show at West T. Hill Community Theatre can be a bit deceiving. “All I Really Need ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:45 am


Shepherd’s House only in state to receive grant aimed at expanding inmate re-entry program with Boyle jail 

Shepherd’s House was the focus of a huge announcement this week: it was chosen to receive a grant worth $433,000 from the United States Department ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:43 pm


United for a Change group works to circulate demands

Although productive meetings held, online vitriol creates hard barrier to understanding Members of United for Change-Danville have been making rounds with local government, law enforcement ... Read more

by Bobbie Curd, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:29 am


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

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