Area Breaking News

What Do You Think Should Be The New Face Of Mercer County?

Tourist Commission Asks For Help In Picking New Logo The Harrodsburg-Mercer County Tourist Commission is asking for the public’s help in picking a new logo. The tourist commission is holding a rollout event for their new logo and website on Oct. 2, but first they’d like to hear from the public. The logos, designed by…

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Special Districts Set Tax Rates

Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] The Mercer County Fiscal Court approved the tax rates set by the county’s special taxing districts during a special-called meeting last Friday. The fiscal court set the county property tax rate at 12.5 cents per $100 in assessed value last week. Even though that is the compensating rate—calculated by the…

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Chuck Dedman Resigns From Tourist Commission

Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] Chuck Dedman has resigned from the Harrodsburg-Mercer County Tourist Commission. Dedman, whose family owns the Beamont Inn, has served with the tourist commission in various capacities—including chairman—for over three decades. The tourist commission’s board of directors voted to accept Dedman’s resignation at their meeting last week. “We will accept with…

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Homelessness Forum On Sept. 24

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff [email protected] The Harrodsburg Homeless Taskforce has called a community forum to discuss the issues facing the city on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Lions Club Community Center during a meeting last week. “The taskforce has no expectation of solving the problems on its own,” said Jack Coleman, chair.…

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