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Weekender For Jan. 20-27: Go Tell America Banquet And More

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Central Kentucky Go Tell America Crusade Kick-Off Banquet happens Monday, Jan. 24, at the Campbellsville University Harrodsburg Athletic Complex (772 University Drive). The banquet starts at 6:30 p.m. Johnny Hunt, national strategist for evangelism with the Southern Baptist Convention, will be the guest speaker. The Go Tell America crusade…

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Mercer Residents Talk Solar At Public Hearing

Zoning Commission Continues Public Hearing To Feb. 8  Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com After listening to testimony for over two hours last week, the Harrodsburg-Mercer County Planning and Zoning Commission voted to continue a public hearing until Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 5:30 p.m. While most of those who spoke seemed to agree the county needs…

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Government Offers Free Home COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 Update Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The federal government will begin distributing half a billion home tests for COVID-19 starting on Wednesday, Jan. 19.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend Americans use at-home tests if they begin to have symptoms, at least five days after coming in close contact with someone who…

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Local Man Indicted For Possession Of Meth, Fentanyl And Cocaine

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com On Wednesday, Jan. 12, the Mercer County Grand Jury handed up indictments on drug charges and bail jumping. DRUG CHARGES • Timothy Mayo, 31, of 204 Belmont Circle, was charged with 1st-degree trafficking in methamphetamine and 1st-degree trafficking in fentanyl, both class B felonies, and 1st-degree trafficking in cocaine, a…

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King inducted as KCA president

King inducted as KCA president Kentucky cattlemen from across the state voted for new officers during their annual Kentucky Cattlmen’s Association (KCA) convention held Jan. 13-14 in Lexington. Over 900 producers were on hand to see Cary King, a cattleman from Mercer County, elected to serve as the president for 2022.  “I’m very excited about…

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MLK Committee Plans Service Days For The Spring

Oleka Talks About Importance Of Voting Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The organizers of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration are hoping to give Mercer County residents more than one day a year to honor his memory. They are planning service days for the community, including three days this spring. The organizers are assembling…

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Weekender For Jan. 13–20: Marching For Dr. King And More

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Editor’s Note: Due to the weather, this year’s MLK even has gone virtual. O.J. Oleka is the featured speaker at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Harrodsburg Baptist Church. The event starts with breakfast at 8 a.m., a commemorative march at 9 a.m. and a special program…

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Marching For Dr. King On Monday, Jan. 17

Editor’s Note: Due to the weather, this year’s MLK even has gone virtual. Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com O.J. Oleka is the featured speaker at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Harrodsburg Baptist Church. The event starts with breakfast at 8 a.m., a commemorative march at 9 a.m. and a special program…

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Tourist Commission Contributes $25,000 Towards Young’s Park Splash Pad

HPD Earns Reaccreditation Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The City of Harrodsburg was presented with a $25,000 check by Daarik Gray, the executive director of the Harrodsburg-Mercer County Tourist Commission at their meeting on Monday, Jan. 10.  The contribution goes toward construction of a splash pad at Young’s Park. Last month, the commission awarded the…

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