Top Stories

Fun at the fair

Photos from the Boyle County Fair

The Boyle County Fair is in full swing, and there are numerous events taking place each day. To ... Read more | Add your comment

Danville and Harrodsburg collaborating for Juneteenth events

Danville and Harrodsburg are joining forces to celebrate Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of African American slaves in ... Read more | Add your comment

Police blotter, June 12-13

This document serves as quick overview of calls the Danville Police Department responded to June 12-13. It does ... Read more | Add your comment

Ephraim McDowell purchases former KSD land

Ephraim McDowell Health Inc. has purchased 3.49 acres of downtown property from Danville, but it doesn’t have definite ... Read more | Add your comment

Public records

Boyle County court records, June 16

CIVIL JUDGMENTS Civil judgments handed down in Boyle Circuit Court include: • KFBMIC, for Tara Abee vs. Kim Boughton and Johnny Pierce, default judgment for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

Public records

Boyle County property transfers, June 15

Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include: • Stephen P. Kiesler and Sally Statom to Michael Chad Moore, property ... Read more | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.

Sports

Freshman linebacker Martez Thrower “physically prepared” to play in the SEC

It is not hard to get coach Rob Stowe to talk about Martez Thrower, his star linebacker at Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Danville native Collins leading UK’s defensive backs

Nathan Fuqua was an all-state defensive lineman at Danville High School who knows plenty about the University of Kentucky football program. Fuqua, 1999 Danville graduate, ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:35 am

junction city city council

Junction City Fire Department moves into new station

The Junction City Fire Department moved into its brand new station at the city’s municipal building on Shelby Street on June 8. And the very ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, June 14, 2021 3:30 pm

boyle county fiscal court

Fiscal court takes care of business

At the regular meeting of the Boyle County Fiscal Court Tuesday, magistrates took care of several items of business. • Appointed Tom Ruby to the ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:48 pm

GABBF

GABBF marches past rain and the pandemic

The 31st Annual Great American Brass Band Festival returned to Danville this past Saturday. Even though it was a “scaled-down” version of its former glory ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:29 pm

Boyle County Sports

Lady Rebels top Johnson Central, 1-0; Face Lewis County Friday

LEXINGTON — When the game that wouldn’t end finally did, Brian Deem figured he had earned a decent meal. Boyle County was moving on in ... Read more

by Mike Marsee, Monday, June 14, 2021 1:51 pm

News

State Highway Department preparing for milling for projects; use caution in areas

CITY OF DANVILLE News release The State Highway Department’s Contractor is scheduled to begin milling on Stanford Avenue, East Main Street between First and Wilderness, ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, June 14, 2021 11:05 am

Opinion

Senators should support summer feeding programs

For the 1 in 5 kids who may face hunger today in Kentucky, summer is usually the hungriest time of year. This summer, however, may ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:45 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Danville beats Beechwood, advances in state tournament play

LEXINGTON — Things went pretty much according to plan for Danville in its first state tournament game. The Admirals faced a quality opponent in unfamiliar ... Read more

by Mike Marsee, Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:04 am

BREAKING NEWS

Man charged with assaulting officer, other crimes, after early-morning chase

An early-morning call to the Streamland subdivision led to a police chase involving multiple officers. On Saturday June 12, at 2:30 a.m. Danville Police responded ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, June 12, 2021 9:12 am

Boyle County Sports

Boyle state softball game suspended due to rain; to be completed Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

LEXINGTON — Boyle County’s bid to advance in the KHSAA State Softball Tournament is on hold. Boyle’s semi-state game against Johnson Central was suspended Friday ... Read more

by Mike Marsee, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:29 am

News

Governor lifts most COVID related restrictions

“While COVID-19 remains a threat, we are no longer in crisis,” Gov. Andy Beshear said during his final pandemic-related press briefing, Friday afternoon in the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:14 am

News

While COVID remains a threat, Beshear says we are no longer in crisis

On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear marked his final regularly scheduled COVID-19 briefing by thanking Kentuckians for their hard work and sacrifices that saved countless lives ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00 am

Centre College

Centre College dedicates the Roush Campus Center in honor of former first couple

CENTRE COLLEGE News release President Emeritus John and former First Lady Susie Roush were honored for their 22 years of leadership and service as part ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

Former Danville star Collins a good hire as UK’s safeties coach

Former Danville High School all-state defensive lineman Nathan Fuqua is the defensive coordinator at Georgia State and believes Kentucky made a wise decision hiring Chris ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:00 am

Briefs

Name added to Veterans wall

The name of Walter R. Sims, United States Army, 1950-1954, was recently added to the Boyle County Veterans Wall of Honor at the entrance of ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:20 pm

GABBF

Get ‘Back In Brass’ this weekend at GABBF

Staff Report The 31st Annual Great American Brass Band Festival in downtown Danville starts Friday evening. This free, family-friendly, and safely scaled-down festival will be ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:38 pm

News

Boil water advisory issued for section of Perryville Road

Note: This advisory has been lifted.  CITY OF DANVILLE News release A boil water advisory has been issued for 4952 Perryville Road to 4363 Perryville ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 11, 2021 11:08 am

Business

Local entrepreneurs ‘dig into’ bitcoin mining operation

Two young entrepreneurs from Danville have invested in the cryptocurrency mining industry and are taking the step from being hobbyists to amateur bitcoin miners. Business ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, June 11, 2021 8:30 am

Features

KET travel show features Centre professor, Danville resident

“Transformative Travels: Exploring London” is an independent TV production currently being aired on KET, or Kentucky Educational Television, with ties to Danville and Centre College. ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Friday, June 11, 2021 8:25 am

Library

Summer fun continues at the library

BCPL News release All summer long the Boyle County Public Library offers fun, free events and activities for its patrons. In addition to virtual field ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 11, 2021 8:00 am

COVID-19

End of Beshear’s Covid-19 briefings will signal the turning of a page and moving on

Gov. Andy Beshear’s regular press conferences about the coronavirus “provided a steady source of information, comforted some people and annoyed others and inadvertently spawned memes, ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Friday, June 11, 2021 7:41 am

Sports

Rodriguez looks ready to play in NFL

After becoming UK’s all-time rushing leader, Benny Snell has played in 29 games the last two years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and ran for 794 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, June 11, 2021 7:00 am

COVID-19 vaccine

Homebound community can sign up for COVID vaccine; link here

BOYLE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT News release  Boyle County Health Department and Ephraim McDowell Health are partnering to meet the needs of Boyle County’s homebound community. ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:10 pm

theater

West T. Hill theater survived pandemic; announces new season

West T. Hill Community Theatre survived the pandemic. That’s the message theater executive director Karen Logue wants to shout at the top of her lungs ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:45 pm