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Mamma Mia! And Settlement & Raid Highlight Another Busy Weekend

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Another busy weekend in Mercer County is highlighted by two events: the premiere of the musical “Mamma Mia!” at Ragged Edge Community Theatre and the 11th Annual Old Fort Harrod Settlement & Raid. All that and more happens this weekend. Thursday • Team Titan Tennis Clinic for children ages 9–12.…

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Mamma Mia! Opens At Ragged Edge Community Theatre

Starting this week, Ragged Edge Community Theatre is presenting one of the most popular shows in Broadway history, “Mamma Mia!” The jukebox musical tells a story of new love, old love and what it means to be family, all set on a sun-splashed Greek Isle. “Mamma Mia!” is directed by Elizabeth Meredith, who is sharing…

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A Second Try At Legalizing Alcohol Sales In Burgin

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Will Burgin be the next city to go wet? Some residents want to give it another try. Burgin City Councilman Sindicat “Sid” Dunn has announced a second attempt to legalize alcohol sales in the city of Burgin at the regular council meeting on Tuesday, June 11. “We will have petitions…

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Mercer’s Warren Selected For All-Star Game

Sam Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Dillon Warren has had a very busy Spring. He was a leader on the field for the Mercer County Senior High School Baseball Titans, and when he wasn’t pitching or at-bat, he was jumping for the Titan track and field team. This time one year ago Warren had just completed…

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County OKs Zoning Amendment For Lakeside Dollar General

After Second Reading, Project Site Plan Goes To Planning And Zoning For Approval  Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Fiscal Court voted to approve a rezoning which could allow the building of a Dollar General near Herrington Lake. On Tuesday afternoon, the magistrates approved an amendment that would rezone 2.23 acres of property  located at…

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Vote Tabled On Zoning Change For Drug Treatment Centers

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com An amendment to zoning ordinances which would allow general business districts zoned B2 to be used for a variety of conditional uses, including possible drug rehabilitation facilities, has been tabled. That was the decision made by the Mercer County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission after holding a public hearing last…

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In the Know: Jeff Fraley Of E.W. Brown Generating Station

Thoughts and Goals From Community Leaders Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Jeff Fraley has been general manager of Kentucky Utilities-E.W. Brown Generating Station since 1998. Hired at the plant in 1988 after serving in the United States Air Force, Fraley worked his way up through the ranks. “Our mission is to keep the generators reliable,”…

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Celebrate Broadway Days And More This Weekend In Mercer County

Broadway Day. Harrodsburg’s 245th Birthday. Dinner In Blue And White And More This Weekend Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com This weekend in Mercer County is jam-packed with fun activities, from the 4th Annual Broadway Days Street Festival on Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15, to Harrodsburg’s 245th birthday party at Old Fort Harrod State…

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High Speed Chase Leads To Accident, Arrest

Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com A high speed chase led to two people being injured and a Georgetown man being sent to jail last week. On Tuesday, June 4, at 6:11 p.m., police received a call about a person in a black vehicle stealing money and driving away. Officers spotted Blake Allen Marcum, 20, of…

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