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‘Bad guy doing good:’ Teacher lives out fantasy while contributing time to charities as a Star Wars stormtrooper

  During the day, Brian Bentley spends his time in Harrodsburg as a special education teacher for Boyle County High School. During the night however, ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Monday, July 23, 2018 7:56 am


‘Love for a community’ Intern reflects on her summer working at Danville newspaper

When Executive Editor Ben Kleppinger called me to say I had been selected to be The Advocate-Messenger’s Kentucky Press Association intern this summer, I was ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Saturday, July 21, 2018 6:06 am


Learning from ‘the Fork’ Educational creek walk at wildlife refuge teaches about pollution, pH and biology

On Wednesday, the Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge hosted an educational “Creek Walk.” The event, led by the refuge’s education directors Jim Roessler and Rob Pendygraft, ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Thursday, July 19, 2018 6:15 am


Danville native takes part in college program, learns behind-scenes secrets to Disney World

Living the Disney dream Sarabeth Marlowe enjoyed her time as a participant in the Disney College Program so much, she’s created a vlog about her ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Thursday, July 12, 2018 6:02 am


Grace Café celebrates third anniversary with annual block party

Grace Café, Kentucky’s first nonprofit pay-what-you-can restaurant, will be celebrating its third year in business through a Gratitude Block Party on Saturday, according to a ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:10 am


One Day: Aleah Stigall

“Pageantry is not what people think it is,” said Dana Stigall, mother of Aleah Stigall, Little Miss Kentucky United States. “She practices and works just ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Monday, July 9, 2018 12:33 pm


Back where she began: Grace Sheene returns to West T. Hill stage after first year in London

Grace Sheene may be studying theater across the Atlantic at the prestigious Rose Bruford College, but her studies remind her of where she got her ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Saturday, July 7, 2018 6:48 am


Couple help Irish students in Danville’s Sister City create unique mural

Brandon and Kristin Long of Danville were given the opportunity of a lifetime when they were offered a two-week trip to Ireland, made possible by ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Friday, July 6, 2018 6:28 am


Stay safe while having a blast: Kids often the victims of fireworks accidents

Every year, more than 9,700 people are treated in hospital emergency rooms for fireworks related injuries. More than half of these injuries are burns, and ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 6:05 am


Brace for dangerous heat July 4

It’s going to be a hot Indepence Day in Boyle County. Heat index values of “around 105 degrees are possible during the afternoon and early ... Read more

by Casey Craiger, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 6:03 am

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