Skip to content

Mercer Comes Up Just Short In Region

Wesley Bird Herald Staff Wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans boys soccer team lost 0-1 to the Somerset Briar Jumpers in the first round of the 12th region championship, hosted by Somerset. The game was close and hard fought by both teams as it came down to the second round of penalty kicks to decide a…

Read More

SALVATORE PARADISE

SALVATORE PARADISE Salvatore Dennis Paradise, 73, of Harrodsburg, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was born Sept. 15, 1948, to the late Salvatore and Mary Paradise. Salvatore was a graduate of Penn State University, a Peace Corps alumnus…

Read More

JUDY HURST

JUDY HURST Judy Hurst, 72, of Harrodsburg, wife of Ben Condit Hurst, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at Harrodsburg Health & Rehab. Born May 9, 1949, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late William Jennings and Bessie Opal (Smith) Bast. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing.

Read More

WILLIAM COFFMAN

WILLIAM COFFMAN William Coy Coffman, 87, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Sept. 12, 1934, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Andrew Jackson and Ethel Lane Coffman. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Read More

SHANEENE DONOVAN

SHANEENE DONOVAN Shaneene Karilyn Donovan, 38, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. Born in 1983, she was the daughter of Rhonda Keeney of Danville. She was a graduate of Danville High School and an employee of Cliffview Recovery Center.

Read More

CHESTER CRAIG

CHESTER CRAIG Chester Ralph Craig Sr., 70, widower of Carol Lee Proctor Craig, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Oct. 13, 1950, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Oscar Marion and Ruby Eunice Hurst Craig. He was a retired restaurant manager for the…

Read More

Pumpkin Carving And More: Weekender For Oct. 14-21

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Editor’s Note: Please send any listing for upcoming Halloween events to rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com. We’re closing in on spook season and everyone is getting into the spirit. The Mercer County Extension Office is hosting Family Pumpkin Fun on Monday, Oct. 18, starting at 6 p.m. The free workshop will teach all about…

Read More

Anderson-Dean Park Board Looks For Community Assistance

April Ellis Herald Staff The Anderson-Dean Community Park Board met Monday, Oct. 11, at noon to hear updates on the pool, issues with water at the soccer field and discuss improving communications with the public. Board Chairman Mike Steele addressed negative comments posted on Facebook and challenged community members to become a part of the…

Read More

City To Install Guardrail At Essity

Commission Votes To Install GPS In Employee Vehicles Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Harrodsburg City Commission is working with Essity to install a guard rail for the west end of the US 127 bypass. The road-which was built by the state and deeded over to the city-has a hard right angle curve. There have…

Read More

How To Vote In Special Election On Nov. 2

Three Candidates Vie For Open State Senate Seat Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com There will be a special election on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to replace the late Tom Buford in the state senate. In-person absentee voting will be held on Oct. 28, Oct. 29, and Oct. 30, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the…

Read More