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Light It Up: Mercer County Intermediate Is Organizing A Reverse Christmas Parade

Mercer County Intermediate School is inviting businesses and individuals to participate in a community wide holiday reverse parade event. “Our staff, along with staff and students from other Mercer County Schools, will be creating stationary displays for community families to drive through and enjoy.  Think of it as a Southern Lights inspired reverse parade,” said…

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Pioneers Conclude First Soccer Season

Sam Warren Herald Staff [email protected] The Campbellsville University at Harrodsburg men’s and women’s soccer teams recently concluded their historical inaugural fall season. The program’s first season was highlighted by an opening match brace from freshman forward Katie Turner on Sept. 25, and the men’s  3-1 victory over Great Lakes Christian on Oct. 9. The program…

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Danville Ends Season In First Round Of Playoffs

Joe Mathis Contributing Writer For the first 23 minutes and 59 seconds of the first half Danville held their own against the defending Class 2A state champion. Then with one play, the game seemingly became out of reach. The Admirals knew they would have their hands full against an athletic and big Somerset team. They…

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School Boards Review Governor’s New Orders

Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] The big news at last week’s meeting of the Mercer County Board of Education was Gov. Andy Beshear’s order to shut down in-person instruction at schools across the commonwealth. The governor announced the new executive order on Wednesday. On Thursday,  Superintendent Dennis Davis said he and his staff had spent…

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Mercer Families Celebrate A Different Kind Of Thanksgiving

COVID-19 Force Families To Forego Large Gatherings Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff [email protected] This year has seen the cancelation of most events, including holiday celebrations. Thanksgiving is no exception. Due to the rising cases of COVID-19, Gov. Andy Beshear limited gatherings to eight people and only two families. Meeting the guidelines will mean sacrificing tradition for…

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