Local Governments Proclaim Their Support For Second Amendment

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com (Editor’s Note: The print version of this story states, incorrectly, that Mercer County was proclaimed “a second amendment sanctuary” due to the reporter being given the wrong version of the proclamation. This story has been changed to more accurately reflect the county’s actual proclamation as well as the vote of…

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MLK Day And More This Week

Weekender Jan. 16-23 Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com There is a full week of events ahead, with the grand opening of a new business, Harrod’s Perk & Chill, on Saturday, Jan. 18, and the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 20. Thursday •  Live music at Lemons Mill Brewery (166…

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Mercer County Will Honor King’s Legacy On Jan. 20

Breakfast And Program At Harrodsburg Baptist Church, March On Main Street Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer County residents will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 20, at Harrodsburg Baptist Church. The celebration kicks off with a breakfast at 8 a.m. Luci Hockersmith, extension agent for family and consumer…

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BCDC Gets Funding For HIV/AIDS Meds

Federal Funding Could Save Regional Jail–And Taxpayers–$125,000 A Year Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Boyle County Detention Center is one of the first jails in Kentucky to qualify for federal funding to purchase HIV/AIDS medication for state and county inmates. Boyle County Jailer Brian Wofford said the two counties pay $72,000 to $150,000 in HIV/AIDS…

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City Closes Olde Towne Park Due To Safety Concerns

Park Closed Until Wall Is Repaired Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Olde Town Park on Main Street is closed until further notice. According to Mayor Art Freeman, the park was closed after the wall at La Fonda Mexican Restaurant was condemned. The 24-inch thick wall was damaged when city workers removed creeping ivy planted when…

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Sheriff’s Deputy Placed On Leave Following Arrest

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com A Mercer County sheriff’s deputy is on administrative leave after he and his wife were involved in a domestic dispute last week. On Friday, Jan. 10, at 10:37 p.m., officers from the Harrodsburg Police Department and the Kentucky State Police were dispatched to a home on Greenwood Drive. According to…

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Titans fall to Lex Cath in 2A Sectional Final

Mercer County takes No. 3 ranked team in state down to wire Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   The Mercer County Titans (9-6) had the chance to compete at the 2A State Championships with a win over the Lexington Catholic Knights (15-1), the No. 3 ranked team in the state AP polls, but fell just short…

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Simmons College spoils Pioneers home opener

CU-Harrodsburg opens new athletic complex Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It was a historic day on the campus of Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg, as they opened their new state of the art athletic complex off of Legion Drive behind Kroger. Not only did the new facility open their doors on Friday, Jan. 10, the men’s basketball team…

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Titans Archery place 2nd at state qualifiers

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   After kicking off their season last week at the Scott County Cardinals Classic, the Mercer County archery team hosted their first tournament of 2020, in a state qualifying event on Saturday, Jan. 11. The Titans finished second overall out of five teams with a score of 3289. “We had a…

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