Area Breaking News

Harrodsburg Mayor Race Headed For Recount

First Step In Recount Process: Recanvass On Nov. 15 Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer County’s closest election is heading for a recount. During last week’s general election, Mayor Eddie Long defeated his opponent, write-in candidate Art Freeman, by four votes, 1,033 to 1,029. However, Freeman has contested the results and asked for a recanvass.…

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Holiday Homes Tour On Saturday, Dec.1

Ruby’s Jewel Box On Poplar Street Added To Homes Tour Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com The Harrodsburg Historical Society is holding their 27th annual Holiday Homes Tour on Saturday, Dec. 1,with new times from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual Holiday Tea Room is open on Friday, Nov. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2…

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Peach Case Proceeds To Grand Jury

Motion To Dismiss Attempted Murder Charge Denied Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com A judge has ruled the legal proceedings against John Michael Peach may continue. Peach, 32, of Harrodsburg, has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer after a shooting on Sunday, Oct. 28. In a preliminary hearing held last week, Peach’s attorney,…

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Jail Study Released To Public, Officials

Officials Hope To Hold Public Meeting This Month Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com A study of the Boyle County Detention Center and the way the criminal justice system operates in Boyle and Mercer Counties is complete, and the authors will discuss the results with the public at a meeting at the end of the month.…

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Fiscal Court OKs Jail Expenses

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com On Tuesday, the Mercer County Fiscal Court approved some expenses for the Boyle County Detention Center. In addition to paying $50,000 to the Boyle County Fiscal Court for jail operations—November includes three payrolls—Mercer magistrates also approved paying $12,043.77 for the energy efficiency bond issue and debt service payment. Mercer County…

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Offense struggles at Mercer’s season ends at Moore

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (5-6) were looking for their third straight trip to the Class 4A state quarterfinals coming off of a first round playoff victory against Breckinridge County, but the Moore Mustangs (10-1) stampeded the Titans 26-2 on a chilly night in Louisville on Friday, Nov. 9. The big…

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Burgin seniors ready to lead

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs boy’s basketball team is ready for a big 2018-2019 season, which is Head Coach Don Irvine’s 18th season at the helm, and 40th season overall. Burgin returns all their players from last season and added one senior to the squad. Seniors Burgin veterans Ethan Kestler and Cameron…

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