Area News

Remembering Coach Stark

Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] One of the most popular and successful coaches in Mercer County died in a car accident last week. Garrett Stark, 49, of Harrodsburg, head coach of the Mercer County Senior High School soccer team and an assistant coach at Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg, was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday, Feb.…

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Mercer County Celebrates Black History

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff [email protected] For Black History Month, the Harrodsburg Herald asked Mercer County residents to name the members of the African American community they admire the most and explain why.   Sindicat “Sid” Dunn, a radio personality and the longest serving member of the Burgin City Council, didn’t go far from home. Dunn said…

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Mercer County Celebrates Black History Month

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff [email protected] Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Black History Month began in 1915 with “Negro History Week,” established by historian Carter G. Woodson–who studied at the Sorbonne and held degrees from Berea College in…

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Couple Arrested After Shots Fired

Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] Two people are in jail after an incident last Friday in which shots were fired. Officers from the Harrodsburg Police Department responded to a complaint about a fight at the intersection of Cogar Avenue and Davies Street on Friday, Feb. 5, at 11:11 p.m. One day later, one of the…

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Calhoun Pleads Not Guilty To Murder

  Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] Gerald Calhoun is pleading not guilty to the charges against him, which include murder. Calhoun, 50, of Harrodsburg, appeared in court via video conferencing on Monday. He has been charged with murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence. According to the uniform citation, Calhoun was arrested…

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Kelty Named Sheriff Of The Year

Deputies Also Honored By Kentucky Sheriff’s Association Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] Sheriff Ernie Kelty has been named the 2020 Sheriff of the Year. In addition, the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association presented Dep. Wes Gaddis with the Medal of Honor while Deputies David Prather and Sean Brown received Medals of Valor. Sue Abrams also received the…

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Mercer Coach Stark Dies In Car Crash

Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] One of the most popular and successful coaches in Mercer County died in a car accident Tuesday. Garrett Stark, head coach of the Mercer County Senior High School soccer team and an assistant coach at Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg, was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday, Feb. 9. According to the…

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