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‘Miracle Worker’ Starts Friday At Ragged Edge

    Classic Drama Runs Until Sept. 26 Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Live drama returns to Harrodsburg when William Gibson’s classic play,” the Miracle Worker” premieres at Ragged Edge Community Theatre this week. Gibson adapted the play from Helen Keller’s 1903 autobiography, “the Story of My Life.” It first debuted on television in 1957…

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Harrodsburg City Commission Considers New Tax Rate

Public Tax Hearing On Monday, Sept. 27, At Noon Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Harrodsburg City Commission is considering a new tax rate. At their regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 13, the city commission gave first reading to ordinance 2021-16, which sets the tax rate on real and personal property at 0.697 cents per…

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Devine’s Named Top Corn Maze In USA

Family Owned And Operated Pumpkin Patch Open For Its 14th Year Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Devine’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch has been named the top corn maze in the country. The family owned and operated agricultural tourist attraction was one 20 corn mazes selected from more than 500 across the country by editors…

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Fiscal Court Approves New Tax Bill

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com County Clerk Chris Horn presented the tax rates at the Mercer County Fiscal Court’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The tax rates are approved by districts’ board of directors. The fiscal court cannot change the rates. Last month, the court approved a rate of 13.0 on real property and…

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Mercer School Board Votes To Keep Same Tax Rates

Regular Meeting On Sept. 16 Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Board of Education elected to keep their tax rates the same as last year. After a public hearing, the board voted to keeps the rates the same, at 70.1 for real estate and 72 for personal property. There will be no increase…

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Lady Titans Win Tough Battle Against South Laurel On Senior Night

Stacy Davis Contributing Writer Underneath a perfect fall sky, the Mercer County Lady Titans soccer team (3-6) defeated the South Laurel Lady Cardnals (7-3-1) in a hard fought 4-3 victory on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Lady Titans recognized five seniors—Annie Pendygraft, Emma Kiernan, Marlie Charles, Maddie Angel and Lauren Hayslett—before the start of the game.…

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Titans Shutout Western Warriors 45-0

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans football team (3-1) defeated the Western Warriors (1-2) on Friday, Sept. 10, in dominant fashion, 45-0. The game was originally scheduled against the Danville Admirals (2-2), who were forced to cancel their second straight game due to COVID-19. On short notice, Head Coach David Buchanan found…

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Mercer’s Net Game Too Much For Boyle

Trevor Ellis Herald Staff tellis@harrodsburgherald.com The Titans volleyball team beat Boyle County, 2-1, Saturday at a tri-match hosted by Madison Southern. After winning their first set 25-18, the Titans seemed to lose focus and gave away the second set, 25-13, but work up in the third set to beat Boyle 25-13. Senior Haven Six opened…

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Mercer Boys Soccer Falls To West Jessamine

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans boys soccer team (5-5-1) fell short in a close 2-1 loss to their district opponents, the West Jessamine Colts (4-3) on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Mercer started the game with an early shot from Gavin Wilson resulting in a corner after the West Jessamine keeper, Connor Archer,…

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