Prewitt breaks single game digs record

Prewitt becomes second Titan to break school record this season Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Two Mercer County volleyball records have been broken in the last two weeks. Last week, it was senior Jaclyn Devine, who broke the single game record for most kills. This week, senior Brinkley Prewitt inserted her name into the Titan…

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A High Old Time In Harrodsburg

It Was All Smiles Downtown During Fourth Annual Oktoberfest Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com There was no stopping the flow of fun during Oktoberfest this year. For the first time in the event’s short history, no days were lost to rain. Organizers from the Harrodsburg First Main Street Program even set up a giant screen…

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Lady Titans XC place 1st overall in final Mercer All-Comers

Senior Haley Blevins finishes 2nd; Freshman Clayra Darnell 3rd; Curtsinger finishes 3rd among males Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com In the third and final Mercer County All-Comers cross country meet of the season at Anderson Dean Park on Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Titans and Lady Titans both had strong showings individually. The Lady Titans won…

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Lady Bulldogs place 4th at Mercer All-Comers; Bulldogs finish 5th

John Boursaw and Kenzie Humber top male and female finishers for Burgin Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs competed in their third and final Mercer County All-Comers cross country meet of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Anderson Dean Park. The Lady Bulldogs finished in fourth place, while the…

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The Most Spectacular Art Show Is Right Outside Your Door Right Now

Weekender Oct. 17–24 Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com After celebrating Oktoberfest and the Fort Harrod Beef Festival and with Halloween coming up, Mercer County is taking a breather this weekend. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. One thing everyone needs to do is go outside and check out the fall colors, which are…

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Drought Puts Firefighters In The Hot Seat

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The burn advisory continues in Mercer County as the drought that has ravaged most of the state enters a second month. Even with recent rains and cooler temperatures, Mercer County is still at least two inches below the normal rainfall. This past month was the hottest and second driest September…

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Mercer Grand Jury Indicts Nine

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Grand Jury handed down indictments last Wednesday on charges including forgery and burglary. POSSESSION OF A FORGED INSTRUMENT Charles Short, 34, of 689 Mooreland Avenue, and Annette Rodriguez, 43, of 3032 Mando Tree Drive, Edgewater, Florida, have both been indicted on 11 class C felony counts of 1st-degree possession…

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Last house Hooks Into Burgin Water

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The last home not connected to Burgin water within the city limits of Burgin on Shakertown Road is being added to the city’s water service. A new hydrant will also be installed on Shakertown Road. The water and sewer project in Burgin was started in 2016 and is expected to…

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Unidentified Object Flies Through Wall Of Burgin Home

Investigators Seek Help In Identifying Object Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com A Burgin man found an unidentified flying object at his home Sunday. This UFO is not alien in origin. There is English writing on the side. But how it got lodged in the wall of a house is still a mystery, and officials are…

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City Seeks To Flush Out Bad Tasting Water

Water Still Safe To Drink; Drought Blamed For Contaminants Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com City officials are advising concerned residents there is nothing wrong with their drinking water. The Harrodsburg water department has received complaints for the past week about bad tasting or smelling water. They have been reassuring the public—via their Facebook page, the…

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