Central Kentucky Conference results

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans and Burgin Bulldogs boys and girls’ cross country teams both competed in the Central Kentucky Conference meet on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Anderson Dean Park. The Titans finished eighth overall on the boy’s side and seventh overall on the girl’s side. Burgin boys did not place…

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Admirals blow past Titans in the first round of region

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com All good things come to an end. The three-year reign for the Mercer County Titans (7-11-2) boy’s soccer team in the 12th region came to an end on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in a 4-0 loss to the Danville Admirals (17-1-1), in the first round of the region tournament, hosted by…

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Cold Weather Doesn’t Dampen Enthusiasm For Oktoberfest

Ferris Wheel On Main Street Is Big Hit Robert Moore rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Despite the cold weather and rain, organizers and merchants said they were happy with how Oktoberfest 2018 turned out. “It was the coldest autumn Saturday since the 1970s and Harrodsburg didn’t let that stop them from Oktoberfest!” said Julie Wagner, executive director of the…

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Campbellsville Coping Seminar On Oct. 23

Jennifer Marsh jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Campbellsville University is hosting a “Coping Toolkit” seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 5:30- 8 p.m. at the Harrod Dorms, located at 200 Conover Drive, in a partnership with the Mercer County Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention. The seminar hopes to teach families how to care for themselves while their loved one…

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Students Help Build New Fire Substation

Learning While Building Living Area And Training Room Jennifer Marsh jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Harrodsburg Area Technology Center students are helping remodel the new headquarters for the Harrodsburg Police Department as well as a substation for the Harrodsburg Fire Department that will be housed in the old Caludwell building on Louisville Road. The students were building the two-story…

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Truth And Consequences On Oct. 23

Students Learn The High Cost Of Getting High More than 250 sophomores from Mercer and Burgin will participate in “Truth and Consequences: The Choice is Yours” on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mercer County Senior High School. The purpose of the annual program is to allow students to see the…

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Jail Officials Want To Talk To The Judges

Consultants Calling For New 450-Bed Jail Robert Moore rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Consultants say Mercer and Boyle Counties will need to build a 450-bed jail but officials want to speak with Circuit Court Judge Darren Peckler and District Court Judge Jeff Dotson first. A report compiled by Brandstetter Carroll Inc. said, without fundamental changes in the criminal justice…

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Mercer County Public Library Hosts Job Fair On Oct. 26

Library Plans To Host Job Fair And Help Fair Jennifer Marsh jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Public Library will host a job fair on Friday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a help fair on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 1-4 p.m. “We want to help the workers recently displaced by layoffs and the…

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Cardinals hold off Titans to claim district

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (4-4) travelled to Campbellsville to take on the Taylor County Cardinals (6-1) in a battle for the district championship and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Cardinals were able to reclaim the lead in the second half and hold off the Titans for a 26-21 victory.…

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Eva Stine

Eva Mae Stine, 92, of Harrodsburg, widow of Joseph Buford Stine died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at the Ephraim McDowell-James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1925 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Guster Burton and Cordie Carr Jenkins. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist…

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