Family Dispute Leads To Stabbing

One Brother Charged With Assault, Another In Hospital Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com A family dispute escalated into a stabbing Tuesday, leaving one brother in a hospital with serious physical injuries and the other in jail on assault charges. The Harrodsburg Police Department received a call about the stabbing on Magnolia Street on Tuesday, Feb.…

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Burgin Still Looking For Flooding Solutions

Council Hires Water Contractor B&D Services Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin City Council addressed the flooding issues again in their regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Mayor Jim Caldwell said the city had rented pumps again to deal with the flooding but he would like to see something more done. “I would like…

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Partnerships Needed To Power Mercer County Growth, Cutler Says

In the Know: Jill Cutler of the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com (Editor’s note: This is a weekly series in which community leaders share their thoughts and goals for the community.) Jill Cutler, executive director of the Mercer Chamber of Commerce, has been part of Mercer County for 30 years.…

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Short Indicted On 27 Counts Of Possessing A Forged Instrument

Mercer Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Grand Jury handed down 10 indictments last Wednesday on charges including possession of a forged instrument, trafficking in methamphetamine and exploitation of an adult. FORGERY, BURGLARY • Nicholas Short, 36, of 220 North Magnolia Street, has been charged with 27 counts of 2nd-degree possession…

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Officials Look Ahead To Orange Barrel Season

No Work On Brooklyn Bridge This Year, State Says Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The groundhog has seen his shadow and spring is in the air. It’s that time of year when officials, engineers and paving contractors emerge from hibernation and look forward to construction season. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently announced construction will begin…

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Burgin Independent Looks To Supersize Their Cafeteria

Board of Education Solicits Architects for New Addition Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Board of Education (BBOE) approved the first step towards building a new cafeteria and kitchen.  The board is soliciting architectural services for the addition and renovation work with bids due Friday, March 1. The bids will be reviewed at the…

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Free Concert At Burgin Independent School On March 7

Burgin Connection Concert Series Returns With Prototype Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin Independent School is hosting a free concert series called the Burgin Connection. The show is scheduled for Thursday, March 7, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school library. The band Prototype is a duo that brings their interpretation of feel good music…

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Connected Or Not, Burgin Residents To Be Billed For Sewer Starting In March

Customers Still Waiting To Connect Will Pay Minimum Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin residents will begin to be billed for sewer service in March whether they have connected to the system or not. Mike Sanford, executive director of the Mercer County Sanitation District said 300 property owners had connected so far. “We’re looking for…

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Titans advance to district title game

Burgin ends season with 20 wins for third time since 1943   Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (18-10) got the best of the Burgin Bulldogs (20-9)  for the second time in less than three weeks, this time, with much higher stakes. The Titans ended the Bulldogs’ season by a final score…

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Lady Bulldogs end regular season with two wins

Burgin def. Riverside Christian and Cordia  Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After a rough start to the calender year, the Burgin Lady Bulldogs (3-21) ended their season with two victories over Riverside Christian and Cordia on Saturday, Feb. 16, before district tournament play begins next week. Here is a recap of their two wins. vs.…

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