Mercer Sheriff’s Office To Hold Public Meetings In September

Mercer County Sheriff Ernie Kelty will host five sessions in September at locations throughout the community to help educate the public on a variety of topics including surviving an active shooter situation. Each session will last from 7 to 9 p.m. at the following locations: Tuesday, Sept. 3, McAfee Fire Department, 2805 Louisville Road with…

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Football Kicks Off A Full Weekend

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Football season is officially here with the Little Caesars Bowl this Saturday night. After a few action packed weekends, this weekend will allow spectators to sit back and relax at high school football or the free movie night being sponsored by the City of Burgin. Thursday Jarrod Stratton at Lemons…

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Former Official Indicted For Receiving Stolen City Property

22 Indicted By Mercer Grand Jury  Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com A former Harrodsburg city official has been indicted for receiving stolen city property. Former Public Works Superintendent Jeremy Johnson, 39, of 740 Deep Creek Road, is charged with knowingly receiving stolen property more than $500. According to the indictment, the offense occurred on July…

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Jazz Festival Gets ‘Saxy’ This September

Saxth Annual Fort Harrod Jazz Festival Runs Sept. 20 Through Sept. 22 April Ellis Herald Staff april@harrodsburgherald.com The Fort Harrod Jazz Festival is sure to be a saxy event with this year’s theme “Sax to the Max” featuring renowned saxophonists Adrian Crutchfield, Jamey Aebersold, Miles Osland and Brooks Giles. The event runs Friday, Sept. 20,…

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City Of Burgin Taps New Bill Paying Technology

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The City of Burgin will now accept credit card payments for water bills. During the most recent city council meeting, it was announced the online bill payment system will be set up within the next few weeks. When the system is up and running, payments can be made online and…

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Lady Titan volleyball defeats Boyle County in straight sets

Mercer improves to 2-0 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   After defeating Casey County for their first win of the season on Monday, Aug. 19, the Mercer County Titans volleyball team (2-0) stayed perfect in a straight set victory over Boyle County on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Mercer County won in straight sets: 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-11).…

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Campbellsville Expands Dorms

Harrodsburg Campus Offers Space for 182 Residents April Ellis Herald Staff april@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin and Mercer students weren’t the only ones getting ready for the start of school. The Campbellsville University Conover Education Center started classes this week with the hope the campus motto rings true…life change happens here. CU had previously renovated the Harrod Assisted Living…

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In the Know: Allan Barlow Of Ragged Edge Community Theatre

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com (Editor’s note: This is a weekly series interviewing community leaders to share their thoughts and goals for the community.) Allan Barlow is managing director of the Ragged Edge Community Theatre. He relocated to Kentucky specifically for the position in 2016 after acting in several area plays. “I had been spending…

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Nomadic Ink Looks For Mercer County Memories

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Everyone seems to have a story about life in Mercer County. The founder of the writing group Nomadic Ink wants to collect those stories. “Lois Mateus and I are collecting memories to compile into a book that will be released for the 250th birthday celebration,” said local author Tony Sexton.…

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