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 2021-10-26 20:10 

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Cats display depth and provide glimpse of future in Blue-White scrimmage...

It was only a mock game in preparation for the upcoming season, but Kentucky's annual Blue-White scrimmage provided a glimpse of things to come on Friday night. Blue defeated White, 108-80, in front of about 10,000 fans in Rupp Arena. But the game was...

 2021-10-26 20:03 

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Gladys Cross Piercy, 82...

Gladys Cross Piercy, 82, of Stanford, KY, died on Oct. 25, 2021. Arrangements by Bartle Funeral Home. The post Gladys Cross Piercy, 82 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-26 19:53 

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Adam Keith Carrier, 37...

Adam Keith Carrier, 37, of Danville, KY, died on Oct. 25, 2021. Arrangements by Fox & Friend Funeral Home-Stanford, KY. The post Adam Keith Carrier, 37 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-26 19:52 

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Jesse Wayne Doan, 76...

Jesse Wayne Doan, 76, of Lancaster, died on Oct. 23, 2021. Arrangements by Ramsey-Young Funeral Home. The post Jesse Wayne Doan, 76 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-26 19:50 

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Dorothy Gail King Hogue, 59...

Dorothy Gail King Hogue, 59, of Danville, Kentucky, died on Oct. 25, 2021. Arrangements by Stith Funeral Home. The post Dorothy Gail King Hogue, 59 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-26 19:00 

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LETTER Reader wants statue moved out of respect...

On Christmas Eve in 1866, a man was lynched in Danville, Kentucky. Al. McRobards was given legal permission to carry a weapon to protect himself against the same man who instigated the evening's attack — a police officer. Neither of their famili...

 2021-10-26 18:00 

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Woodlawn Elementary School's Sensational Citizens...

Woodlawn Elementary School announced its Sensational Citizens in grades K-2 and 3-5. The post Woodlawn Elementary School's Sensational Citizens appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-26 17:09 

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COLUMN Legislation would help victims of intimate-partner violence, stalking, sexual assault...

BY STATE REPRESENTATIVES NIMA KULKARNI AND SAMARA HEAVRIN For victims of intimate-partner violence, there is no place in their daily routine that is safe, even — and often especially — while they are at work. The number of those affected is an...

 2021-10-26 16:30 

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A homemade costume...

This is Memphis Cook. His dad is Brandon Cook, a police officer in Harrodsburg. Memphis wanted to be a leaf blower for Halloween, so his dad made his costume. Photo submitted The post A homemade costume appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-26 14:47 

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Kentucky's 10- to 17-year-old youth rank No. 1 for obesity...

In 2019-20, Kentucky had the highest obesity rate in the nation for children between the ages of 10 and 17, 23.8 percent; almost half again as frequent of the national rate of 16.2%, according to a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "The ...

 2021-10-26 13:43 

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Marching Rebels qualify for state after near miss in final regular competition...

By Lenox Isola Contributing Writer This past Saturday, the Marching Rebels participated in their last local competition of the season. Boyle traveled to London to compete in the South Laurel High School Cardinal Classic. Facing two very close rivals in Cl...

 2021-10-26 13:20 

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Seniors can apply for DAR scholarships...

News release Seniors in the local high schools may apply for two Daughters of the American Revolution scholarships between now and Dec. 1. The Kentucky Society Daughters of the American Revolution (KSDAR) is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship to one senior i...

 2021-10-26 12:49 

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Pets of the week: Betty the pup and several cats and kittens...

BY KARI KUH DBCHS Our featured pets this week are Betty the pup and several cats and kittens looking for loving homes. Betty is a stunning 9-month-old collie mix who came to the shelter as a stray in August. Once her stray hold was up, Betty — and h...

 2021-10-26 12:18 

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Five new names added to Veterans' Wall of Honor...

Five names were added to the Veterans' Wall of Honor on Saturday in thanks for their service and dedication: Travis J. Richards, USA, WWII; Harold Boyd, USN, WWII; Todd Boyd, USN, Desert Storm; Doug Darland, USN, 1987-1990; Danny Hasty, USN, 1974-1978...

 2021-10-26 12:00 

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PHOTO Adams crowned Boyle homecoming queen...

Xavier Adams, left, was crowned Boyle County High School's 2021 homecoming queen Friday at halftime of the Boyle County-Bourbon County football game. She is pictured with 2020 homecoming queen Mackenzie Alexander. Photo by Mike Marsee The post PHOTO A...

 2021-10-26 11:30 

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Victoria Ashley Peyton, 30...

Victoria Ashley Peyton, 30, died October 15, 2021, in Danville, Kentucky. Born July 31, 1991, in Danville, she was the daughter of Danny and Lisa Peyton. Ashley attended Boyle County High School and was a member of Shelby Baptist Church. She enjoyed boati...

 2021-10-26 11:01 

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Ervin Alfred Stevens, Sr., 76...

Ervin Alfred Stevens, Sr., 76, of Preachersville, Kentucky, died on Oct. 24, 2021. Arrangements by Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford. The post Ervin Alfred Stevens, Sr., 76 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 19:49 

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Area runners excel in regional competition...

Several runners, teams qualify for state meet Lincoln County celebrated an individual regional championship for the second consecutive year and teams from Danville and Boyle County were among those qualifying for the state meet in regional cross country c...

 2021-10-25 19:11 

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J.C. Wall, 65...

J.C. Wall, 65, of Liberty, KY, died on Oct. 24, 2021. Arrangements by Bartle Funeral Home. The post J.C. Wall, 65 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 18:43 

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Danville resident starts yard sign initiative encouraging COVID-19 vaccination...

Beginning in early October, Susan Weston, an administrator for the "Boyle County KY Help and Support" Facebook group who regularly shares COVID-19 statistics on the page, started distributing yard signs she designed, which read, "Vaccinate to ...

 2021-10-25 18:41 

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Boyle County Fiscal Court appoints county treasurer...

BOYLE COUNTY FISCAL COURT News release After an executive session at Thursday's special called meeting, Boyle County Fiscal Court voted to appoint Darlene Lanham as the county's next treasurer. The appointment was unanimous. Boyle County Judge Exe...

 2021-10-25 18:36 

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PHOTO GALLERY Pints for Pets...

The Danville-Boyle County Humane Society's 8th annual Pints for Pets event featured music, drinks, family fun and lots of furry friends on Saturday in Weisiger Park. The post PHOTO GALLERY Pints for Pets appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 17:32 

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Clarence "C.A." Roller, Sr., 75...

Clarence "C.A." Roller, Sr., 75, of Stanford, KY, died on Oct. 23, 2021. Arrangements by Fox & Friend Funeral Home. The post Clarence "C.A." Roller, Sr., 75 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 16:53 

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James Lee Poynter, 84...

James Lee Poynter, 84, of Versailles, Kentucky, died on Oct. 24, 2021. Arrangements by Stith Funeral Home. The post James Lee Poynter, 84 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 16:52 

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Nell Davis, 95...

Nell Davis, 95, of Stanford, Kentucky, died on Oct. 24, 2021. Arrangements by McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. The post Nell Davis, 95 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 16:47 

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Hugh Bullock, 74...

Hugh Bullock, 74, of Harrodsburg, died on Oct. 21, 2021. Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel. The post Hugh Bullock, 74 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 15:09 

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Boyle blasts Bourbon on senior night...

As sendoffs go, it couldn't have gone much better. It was senior night and homecoming rolled into one at Boyle County, making for a festive Friday night at Rebel Stadium. And the football team did its part to add to the atmosphere with the kind of gam...

 2021-10-25 13:18 

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Danville falls 56-14 at Lexington Christian...

By MARTY WARREN Contributing Writer LEXINGTON — There is a reason Lexington Christian running back Xavier Brown is a candidate of Kentucky's Mr. Football honor for the top-ranked Eagles. Brown, who has committed to Virginia, single handedly put ...

 2021-10-25 13:11 

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Eleanor Tokle, 82...

Eleanor Tokle, 82, of Crab Orchard, died on Oct. 23, 2021. Arrangements by Fox & Friend Funeral Home. The post Eleanor Tokle, 82 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 13:09 

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Jeff W. Messer, 56...

Jeff W. Messer, 56, son of Floria (Blanton) Messer & The Late Levi Messer passed away on Friday, October 22nd at his home. Services 12 Noon on Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Monday at the Funera...

 2021-10-25 13:06 

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Donald Ray Phelps, 73...

Donald Ray Phelps, 73, of Stanford, died on Oct. 21, 2021. Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel. The post Donald Ray Phelps, 73 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 12:24 

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James C. Adams, 83...

James C. Adams, 83, of Crab Orchard, KY, died on Oct. 22, 2021. Arrangements by McKnight Funeral Home. The post James C. Adams, 83 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 12:23 

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William 'Bill' Woolum, 87...

William 'Bill' Woolum, 87, of Danville, Kentucky, died on Oct. 10, 2021. Arrangements by Stith Funeral Home. The post William 'Bill' Woolum, 87 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-25 12:13 

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Steven Shafer, 37...

Steven Shafer, 37, of Danville, Kentucky, died on Oct. 19, 2021. Arrangements by Stith Funeral Home. The post Steven Shafer, 37 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-24 15:51 

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Wherever you are, God is with you...

For those who try to live for the Lord and want to please Him, I'm sure you know what I mean when I say there are times when the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. When it comes to maintaining a red-hot enthusiasm for the Christian life, we are ...

 2021-10-24 14:49 

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Garbage in, garbage out/God in, God out...

BY AL EARLEY Columnist In the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus prays to understand the will of God regarding His death. When He is done praying He is ready for the arrest, the scourging, the torture, the crucifixion, the abandonment, and His death. It is believ...

 2021-10-24 11:00 

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Softball player Spangler thrilled with Big League Chew endorsement...

She wasn't sure if the Instagram message she got was legitimate or spam but Kentucky junior softball player Tatum Spangler was curious enough to see if the contact from Big League Chew Bubble Gum was real or not. "I responded and they asked if I w...

 2021-10-23 12:30 

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Cameron backs putting more teeth in human trafficking laws...

Kentucky ranks ninth nationally in total number of cases FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) Attorney General Daniel Cameron described human trafficking as "a sinister crime that exploits others for sex or labor" during his testimony before a legislative panel on...

 2021-10-23 12:05 

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Library hosts an outdoor storywalk, chess in the park, and spooky stories...

In-person and hybrid activities continue at the Boyle County Public Library this week. These events provide numerous ways for patrons of all ages to get involved and experience all the library has to offer. This fall the library is hosting Dinosaur Discov...

 2021-10-23 11:00 

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King ready to shine for UK women...

Kentucky women's basketball will hold its own Blue-White Game Sunday at Memorial Coliseum and junior guard Emma King believes UK will be a much better team this season. "I think this team has a lot of potential. We have a very athletic team and a ...

 2021-10-22 21:05 

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'Multifaceted' abortion legislation being proposed for 2022 session...

By Tessa Redmond FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) Rep. Nancy Tate, R-Brandenburg, said abortion is "one of the realities that we need to address in our commonwealth of Kentucky" during her presentation of a pro-life omnibus bill before a legislative panel on W...

 2021-10-22 18:31 

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Bobby Gene Burchett, 83...

Bobby Gene Burchett, 83, of Harrodsburg, died on Oct. 21, 2021. Arrangements by Sims Funeral Services. The post Bobby Gene Burchett, 83 appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger ....

 2021-10-22 16:53 

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COLUMN The legacy of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement...

BY DANIEL ELLIOTT State Representative For most of the 19th and 20th centuries, Kentucky was a major player tobacco market. It was a cash crop for many farmers and paid for many necessities and extras since colonial times. While not as common today, tobac...

 2021-10-22 16:00 

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PHOTOS Red Ribbon Week...

Hilary Blevins, client care navigator supervisor for Isaiah House Treatment Center, shared information with community members during the Red Ribbon Resource Fair on Oct. 19. The event was hosted by the Families First Family Resource Center and The Beacon ...

 2021-10-22 15:43 

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A matter of tenths for the Boyle County Marching Band...

By Lenox Isola Contributing Writer This past Saturday, the Marching Rebels participated in their last local competition of the season. Boyle traveled to London to compete in the South Laurel High School Cardinal Classic. Facing two very close rivals in Cl...

 2021-10-22 15:32 

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Boyle County Performing Arts Center to show student-run 'Waking Sleepy Hollow'...

The Boyle County Performing Arts Center, a new facility adjacent to Boyle County Middle School, is putting on a Boyle County High School play called "Waking Sleepy Hollow," a twist on the tale of the Headless Horseman. "This is the first play ...

 2021-10-22 14:25 

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Danville High grad has jellyfish species named after him...

Monty Graham, who graduated from Danville High School in 1982, recently had a species of jellyfish named after him: the Aurelia montyi, one of 28 Aurelia species, known as "moon jellies," according to an article from the University of South Florid...

 2021-10-22 14:00 

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To Your Good Health: Colonoscopy is a valid screening test for 70-year-old...

DEAR DR ROACH: I am a 70-year-old man in good health. I have had regular colonoscopies since my 50s, but I wonder about the wisdom of a colonoscopy at my age. My doctor has sent repeated requests for me to schedule the procedure. Is this a valid exam at m...

 2021-10-22 13:30 

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Boyle County court records, Oct. 22...

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 were assessed in most cases. Franklin D. Anness: operating on suspended/revoked operat...

 2021-10-22 11:00 

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Nation's top-ranked player Sharpe commits to Kentucky...

No one in Kentucky probably knows more about UK basketball commit Shaedon Sharpe than Dan Hudson. He's director of the Grind Session and has been the organizer/director of Marshall County Hoopfest and McCracken County Mustang Madness — two event...

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