Area Breaking News

In the Know: Art Freeman

Harrodsburg’s New Mayor Lays Out His Goals For The Community Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com (Editor’s note: This will be a weekly series interviewing community leaders to share their thoughts and goals for the community.) Mayor Art Freeman was elected in the 2018 mayoral race. The owner of Fort Harrod Color and Supply since 2011,…

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Mercer County Grand Jury Indicts 11

Charges Include Burglary, DUI And Escape Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Grand Jury handed down indictments last Wednesday on charges including burglary, driving under the influence, fleeing police and escape. BURGLARY Ashlee Worley, 33, of 408 Marimon Avenue, is charged with three counts of 3rd-degree burglary, a class D felony, and three counts of…

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Twice The Festival Fun

Fort Harrod Beef Festival and Bikes, Blues and BBQ Join Forces April Ellis Herald Staff aellis@harrodsburgherald.com The Kentucky Fort Harrod Beef Festival and Bikes, Blues and BBQ are joining forces to offer more events for community members and tourists to enjoy. The festival will have a slightly different name, Beef, Bikes and BBQ, and will…

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Smoking Cessation Classes Start Jan. 29 At Health Department

Get Help Kicking The Habit At Mercer County Health Department Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com There’s no way around it. Smoking is bad for your health. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. According to a 2016 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cigarette smoking causes 87 percent of lung…

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