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Weekender For Dec. 8–15: Anderson-Dean Christmas Parade, Breakfast with Santa, Christmas In Mackville And More

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The big event this week is the Harrodsburg Christmas Parade, which happens at Anderson-Dean Community Park on Sunday, Dec. 11, starting at 6 p.m. Also check out the Harrodsburg Christmas Forest at Old Fort Harrod State Park (100 South College Street). Running until Jan. 6, there are over 40 Christmas…

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Deputies Recover Stolen Car After Pursuit Through Three Counties

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Local law enforcement recently recovered a stolen vehicle but it took a high speed chase through three counties before the suspect surrendered. The car in question was a 2008 Audi that belonged to a retired police officer from Lancaster. It was found parked at the Walmart in Harrodsburg on Sunday,…

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Burgin showing new attitude early

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com First year Head Coach Todd Claunch has his Burgin Bulldogs team off to a solid start to the season. Coming into the season he wanted his team to compete and improve. So far the Bulldogs have done exactly that. Burgin kicked off the season against a tough Anderson county squad.…

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Titans drop season opener

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Senior High Titans boys basketball team faced the Harlan County Black Bears Saturday, Dec. 3, in their season opener on the road at South Laurel High School as part of the 12th versus 13th Region challenge. The Titans struggled with turnovers and the Bears capitalized on it, beating…

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Local Financial Reports Released: Clean Audit For County Clerk’s Office

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com State Auditor Mike Harmon has released the audit of the 2021 financial statement of Mercer County Clerk Chris Horn. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs. The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance.  The auditor also noted no matters involving internal control over…

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Weekender For Dec. 1–8: Christmas On Main, Burgin Parade, One Man ‘Christmas Carol,’ ‘Downstream Mercer County’ And More

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Christmas Lights Of Bondville in Salvisa are back with Santa every Friday and Saturday night in December starting at 6 p.m. If time allows, Santa likes to ham it up with the kids for the cameras. Holiday happenings this week include the return of the Christmas Tea Room at…

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Harrodsburg Leaf Collection Continues Until Dec. 16

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Are you stressing out because it’s nearly Christmas and you still haven’t done anything with the leaves in your yard? Well be of good cheer. The City of Harrodsburg’s public works is still collecting leaves through Friday, Dec. 16. Call city hall at 859-734-2383 if you need your leaves picked…

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