Dorothy Perkins

Dorothy Perkins, 83, of Harrodsburg, wife of Bobby Allen Perkins, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Willows in Harrodsburg. Born Dec. 19, 1934, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Jessie B. and the late Gillie Ann Sagracy Tingle. She was a member of the Mt. Freedom Church and retired as…

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Eddie Sanford

Eddie Sanford, 66, of Harrodsburg, husband of Teresa Hall Sanford, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at his home.  Born Aug. 8, 1952, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Sarah Jordan Sanford. He was a retired concrete contractor and co-owner of E&J Construction, was a member of the Salvisa Baptist Church, was…

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Harold Goodlett

Harold Goodlett, 75, of Harrodsburg, husband of Margaret Turner Goodlett, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at his home.  Born Nov. 14, 1942, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Lane) Goodlett. He was a retired plumber, was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church, and was a Kentucky Colonel.

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Election Results 2018

Long Wins Mayor Race By Four Votes; Caldwell Wins Burgin Mayor Race, Elliott Elected PVA Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Mayor Eddie Long has won his campaign for reelection, but it was close. Long defeated his opponent, write-in candidate Art Freeman, by four votes, 1,033 to 1,029. Those are the unofficial results provided by the…

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A Mentor’s Story: Jack Coleman

Mercer Mentors Program Gives All Participants A New Slant On Things Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Making a difference can be as easy as having lunch, says Amy Riley, school counselor at Mercer County Intermediate School. “There is a tangible way to make a difference in Mercer County,”’ said Riley. “Mercer Mentors is a program…

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Rowlette Indicted For Shooting

20 Indicted By Mercer Grand Jury Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer Grand Jury handed down indictments last Wednesday on charges including assault, rape and assaulting a police officer. ASSAULT Richard Rowlette, 56, of 456 Manns Road, is charged with 1st-degree assault, a class B felony. On Saturday, Sept. 22, at 8:30 p.m., Rowlette…

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Holiday Homes Tour Set For Dec. 1

Harrodsburg Historical Society Will Hold Holiday Tea Room Nov. 30–Dec. 1 Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The Harrodsburg Historical Society is holding their 27th annual Holiday Homes Tour on Saturday, Dec. 1, and their annual Holiday Tea Room on Friday, Nov. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to…

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A Veteran’s Story: William Claycomb

Jackie And Tommy Claycomb Visit Father’s POW Camp Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The morning of Sept. 17, 1943, was a hectic one for William Conrad Claycomb. Claycomb, 19, was scheduled to ship out to North Africa the next day and had to catch a train from Louisville to Norfolk, Virginia, that afternoon. On top…

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Titans dismantle Tigers in first round of playoffs

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (4-6) started their playoff run with a big 43-21 victory over the Breckinridge County Tigers (4-6) in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs on Friday, Nov. 2, at Alvis Johnson Field. All season long, the Titans have been led by their versatile running game.…

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Vandiviere and Harmon top Bulldogs at state

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs cross country team also competed at the state meet this past Saturday, Nov. 3, at Kentucky Horse Park. Burgin sent two female runners and five male runners. Senior Daylan Vandiviere was the top male Bulldogs, placing 84th in 18:56.80. Freshman Avery Harmon was the top finishing female,…

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