Burgin Boys Compete At State Track Meet

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It’s hard to top what the Burgin Bulldogs boys track team accomplished individually at the Class A state track meet last season. The 4×800 relay team of Wesley Qualls, Trevar Lay, Drew Hatfield and Hunter Preston set a school record with a time of 8:39.31, and a sixth place finish,…

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Lady Titans’ Tennis Season Ends At State

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Winning a region title is a big accomplishment for a school that isn’t known for its tennis. After capturing the 12th region title, the Mercer County girls tennis team competed at the state tournament on Thursday, May 17, at Lexington Tennis Club (LTC). Unfortunately, their season ended in their first…

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Lady Jags Prove To Be Too Much For Burgin Softball

Jared Holt Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com District tournament games are always tough, but the Lady Bulldogs (3-19) first round game Monday was made even tougher, having to go against the top softball team in the 12th Region, East Jessamine (25-2). Lady Jaguars starting pitcher Kaylee Terral went all three innings, striking out seven of the nine…

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Colts Stampede Bulldogs

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Despite losing to the number one seed in the first round of the district tournament 21-4 in five innings, the Burgin Bulldogs (8-9) put up a fight against the West Jessamine Colts (20-10). Ethan Davis earned the win for West, pitching one inning, giving up no hits and no runs,…

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Runner-up Sweep At State Track Meet

Girls Track Earn Best Finish In School History Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   It’s been an unprecedented few years for the Mercer County track program. Both boys and girls track teams finished second place overall at the Class AA state track meet at the University of Kentucky on Friday and Saturday, May 18-19. Due to…

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Donald Turner

Donald Ray Turner Sr., 76, husband of Thelma Belle Flannery Turner, died Friday, May 18, 2018, at Harrodsburg Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Versailles, he was a son of the late James and Rosa Lutes Turner.  He was retired from special security detail for the Kentucky State Police and a member of Salt River Baptist…

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Billy Ray Snellen

Billy Ray Snellen, 89,  widower of Viola Grace Hale Snellen, died April 29, 2018, in Tucson, AZ. Born May 4, 1928, in Shepherdsville, he was the son of the late Maureen and Chester Snellen.  He graduated from the University of Kentucky, was an engineer for the Land Aire Corporation and the IBM Corporation

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Lloyd Thompson

Lloyd Douglas Thompson, 77, widower of Patricia Sue Marcum Thompson, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at Baptist Health in Lexington.  Born July 7, 1940, in Logan, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Hersel and Edith Walker Thompson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, was a retired air freight technician…

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Michael Salvia

Michael David Salvia, 58, of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville. Born August 13, 1959, in Chippewa Falls, WI, he was the son of the late Russell and Ollie Jean Slayton Salvia. He was a retired produce manager for Kroger in Harrodsburg and was a member of the…

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Terry Sallee

Terry Collins Sallee, 60, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Boyle County. Born Oct. 2, 1957, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Bobby Collins Sallee and Earl Daniel and Laverne Catlett Collier. He was a member of Benton Baptist Church and was a retired truck driver.

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