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Extended unemployment payments to end for nearly 5,000 Kentuckians

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has decided to abruptly end extended unemployment insurance payments for Kentuckians. Extended ... Read more | Add your comment

Retail businesses hope to match last year’s holiday sales

2020 has not been the best year for Kentuckians due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes retail ... Read more | Add your comment

UK launches virtual support group for adopted Ky. teens

By Lindsey Piercy University of Kentucky In Kentucky, there are nearly 10,000 young people in foster care, of ... Read more | Add your comment

EMS preparing for possible surge in COVID transports

Overrunning the local health care system with COVID-19 positive patients is what most worries Boyle County Emergency Medical ... Read more | Add your comment


Judge rules Beshear can’t stop in-person classes at private religious schools

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive order requiring private and public schools to stop in-person classes until January ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mark Maynard.

Public Records

Boyle County court records

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 | Add your comment

by Advocate-Messenger.


Some context on the COVID-19 epidemic in Kentucky

by Paul Coomes and Ken Troske The public is understandably alarmed by the Covid-19 pandemic we have endured since February. All of us know someone ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:38 pm


Cook questions Danville Christian Academy lawsuit

Recently, the Advocate reported a local, private Christian school sued Governor Beshear so they may hold in-person classes. The basis of the lawsuit claims Beshear ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:00 am


Giving thanks for education

Cousins pursue GEDs together Cousins Alexus Humfleet and Raelyn Barnes Thompson are both married mothers to young children. Humfleet encouraged Thompson to try for her ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:00 am


United Way has special gift idea for holidays

Because of the economic hardships that COVID-19 has caused on many area families and the nonprofit organizations that assist them, The Heart of Kentucky United ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:45 am

Boyle County

Red Kettle Drive may be quieter this year

Technology for touchless pay will also be used The cheery jingle of Christmas bells at the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Drive in Lincoln, Boyle, ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:30 pm


An open letter to Congress

With all of the turmoil of the pandemic and this year’s elections, it is important for Congress to help small businesses by quickly passing S.3612 ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:18 pm


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


Boyle County Schools face new COVID-19 challenges, salary increases

Student performance worsens with less in-person learning The Boyle County Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution to amend salary schedules to include a ... Read more

by Olivia Mohr, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:29 am


Christian schools across Kentucky support Danville Christian’s lawsuit against Beshear

Seventeen Kentucky Christian schools and more than 1,000 Kentucky parents filed separate briefs in support of a federal lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear‘s order halting ... Read more

by Mark Maynard, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:37 am

Danville Sports

Howe signs to play baseball at Kentucky

Christian Howe, a right-handed pitcher-third baseman at Danville, signed a letter-of-intent Monday to play for the University of Kentucky. Howe went 6-2 with 69 strikeouts in 50 ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:30 am

Boyle County Sports

Farthing will swim for University of the Cumberlands

Boyle County High School senior Creed Farthing signs with University of the Cumberlands swim team. He is a member of the BCHS swim team and ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:00 am


Beshear letting Kentuckians gamble with their lives

Casinos are not essential. Some will tell you Kentucky doesn’t have casinos, at least not in the traditional sense. But we do have gaming at ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:26 pm


Salvation Army Angel Trees to help needy children

The local Salvation Army is powering through the pandemic this Christmas season to ensure that area children have a bright and happy holiday. The traditional ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:23 pm


Police Blotter

This document serves as a quick overview of calls the Danville police responded to Nov. 16-22. It does not include every call or detail related ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:21 pm

Boyle County Sports

Rebels host LexCath Friday in playoff opener

By MIKE MARSEE Contributing Writer Lexington Catholic’s latest victory was both good news and bad news for Boyle County. On one hand, LexCath did Boyle ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:20 pm


Danville Police seek suspects in more than 30 vehicle break-ins; Truck, firearm stolen from home in Perryville

There were reports of “a very large number of vehicle break-ins” Sunday night and early Monday morning according to Danville Police Chief Tony Gray. The ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:59 pm


Students collect food for the needy

The Boyle County High School National Honor Society recently conducted a food drive at Kroger collecting rice and beans for Centro Latino and nonperishable food ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:43 pm


Hoskins says elections are secure

ElectionsAmerican elections are overwhelmingly safe and secure. Not one shred of concrete proof has been offered to substantiate allegations of balloting wrongdoing. Yes, one PA ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:19 pm


Kentucky’s oldest Navy veteran dies at 107

  Ernest “Ernie” Blanchet, who had been designated as Kentucky’s oldest living World War II naval veteran, has died at the age of 107. Blanchet ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:14 pm


City taking bids to demolish, develop Walker Hall property

The next large development in downtown Danville could be at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Second Street. The nearly 3.5-acre tract on ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:13 pm


Danville Christian Academy files suit against governor

Attorney General joins school in filing lawsuit to stop governor’s order banning in-person instruction at religious schools NEWS RELEASE FRANKFORT, Ky. – Attorney General Daniel ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:07 pm


Court records Nov. 23, 2020

Court records DISTRICT COURT Cases handled recently in Boyle District Court, listed by name, charge, fine and jail sentence, where applicable, include the following. Court ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:02 pm

Boyle County Sports

Danville eliminated from playoffs by Somerset, 48-14

By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer SOMERSET – Let’s see if I can get this straight. Danville gave up 336 yards offense during the first half ... Read more

by Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, November 21, 2020 8:22 pm


Payne says Trump not fulfilling his oath

COVID-19 is rampant throughout our country. Instead of making any effort to control the spread, Trump is spending his time trying to delegitimize the election ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, November 20, 2020 2:53 pm


Governor asking houses of worship to stop indoor services for weeks

Gov. Andy Beshear is asking all religious leaders across the state to immediately suspend in-person services at their houses of worship for the next three ... Read more

by Mark Maynard, Friday, November 20, 2020 2:51 pm