Area News

Light It Up: Mercer County Intermediate Is Organizing A Reverse Christmas Parade

Mercer County Intermediate School is inviting businesses and individuals to participate in a community wide holiday reverse parade event. “Our staff, along with staff and students from other Mercer County Schools, will be creating stationary displays for community families to drive through and enjoy.  Think of it as a Southern Lights inspired reverse parade,” said…

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School Boards Review Governor’s New Orders

Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] The big news at last week’s meeting of the Mercer County Board of Education was Gov. Andy Beshear’s order to shut down in-person instruction at schools across the commonwealth. The governor announced the new executive order on Wednesday. On Thursday,  Superintendent Dennis Davis said he and his staff had spent…

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Mercer Families Celebrate A Different Kind Of Thanksgiving

COVID-19 Force Families To Forego Large Gatherings Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff [email protected] This year has seen the cancelation of most events, including holiday celebrations. Thanksgiving is no exception. Due to the rising cases of COVID-19, Gov. Andy Beshear limited gatherings to eight people and only two families. Meeting the guidelines will mean sacrificing tradition for…

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Christmas Parade Is Canceled

Officials Ask Public To Change Holiday Celebrations Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] The downtown Christmas parade has been canceled. In a press release, the Harrodsburg First Main Street Program announced the annual parade has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Olde Towne Park and downtown Harrodsburg will still be decorated for Christmas. “After much…

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