Area Breaking News

Accused Kidnapper Asked To Turn Himself In

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is asking a kidnapping suspect to turn himself in. On Sept. 17 at around 2 p.m. Sheriff Ernie Kelty and three deputies responded to a report of an assault in progress on Oakland Lane. They were told a man—who has been identified as Jamie Williams—grabbed…

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Burgin Mulls High School Dress Code

Idea Comes From High School Student Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com If the Burgin Independent High School ends up adopting a dress code, high school students will only have one of their own to blame. A student has asked officials to look into regulating more closely what students wear to school. Students at the elementary…

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Planning and Zoning Commission Pushes Back Against Complaints

Commission Goes Back To Monthly Meetings Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Harrodsburg-Mercer County Planning and Zoning Commission is pushing back against criticisms leveled against Executive Director Shawn Moore. “It seems like we get more press at the Harrodsburg City Commission than we do here,” said Jim McGlone at the last zoning commission meeting. McGlone…

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Malfunctioning Doors Lock Boyle Officials In Jail

Consultant To Release Jail Study On Friday Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Boyle County Detention Center officials recently found themselves in the same situation as the inmates: locked in with no easy way out. The electronically controlled doors inside the jail malfunctioned when members of the Boyle County Fiscal Court’s jail committee met at the…

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West’s late goal edges Titans

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The West Jessamine Colts completed the season sweep of the Mercer County Titans on Tuesday, Sept. 18, by a final score of 3-2. Marcus Lewis scored both goals for the Titans. A.J. Kinnell, Lucas Labrillazo and Saylor Gilliland scored one goal each for the Colts. Despite narrowly losing by one…

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Two More Indictments In Drug Investigation

Deputies’ Undercover Operation Continues To Yield Results Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Two more people have been indicted as a result of an undercover drug operation conducted by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office. Tony Dearing Jr., 37, of 1493 Beaver Lake Road, Kings Mountain, was charged with 1st-degree trafficking in methamphetamine, a class B felony,…

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Burgin Cleans Up After Flood

Residents, Officials Look For Help And Answers Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The flood waters have receded and the cleanup has begun. But many Burgin residents are wondering, why it did it get so bad in the first place? “This place is a disaster,” said Herman Jasper. Jasper is the owner of the flooded trailer…

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Cruising For Autism In Salvisa On Oct. 6

Old Bridge General Store Sponsors Car Show For Autism Speaks Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com A car show to benefit Autism Speaks is being held Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Old Bridge General Store in Salvisa from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The organizers are donating all proceeds to the charity. “Autism Speaks was the…

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Colts defeat Lady Titans in three sets

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Lady Titans (4-14) were not able to snap their six-game losing streak, losing to the West Jessamine Colts (12-10) in straight sets, 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-17) on Tuesday, Sept. 18. “We had to run a different offense tonight due to some injuries that we’ve had happen within…

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Lady Titans fall at West

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       The Mercer County Lady Titans (7-2) were handed their first 46th district loss of the season to the back-to-back defending state champions, the West Jessamine Colts (7-2-1), by a final score of 4-1 on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Freshman Maddie Angel scored the only goal for the Lady Titans…

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