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County Reviews 911 Address Changes

Fiscal Court Will Meet on Tuesday, June 18, at 4 p.m., To Vote On Proposed Zoning Change At Ashley Camp Road Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Update: Edited to clarify that a “parcel” refers to land. No one spoke against proposed changes to street addresses across the county, which could impact nearly a thousand residences. James Weisenhunt…

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In the Know: Lynne Warner Lynn

Thoughts And Goals From Community Leaders Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Lynne Warner Lynn has been the administrator at Ephraim McDowell-James B. Haggin Hospital for about two years. With a background as a clinical nurse specialist, including a doctoral degree, is also chief nursing officer for Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and vice president of…

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City Struggles To Keep Police

Citizens Voice Concerns About Departing Officers Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Update: This story originally reported the City of Harrodsburg eliminated hazardous duty pay in 2019. It was actually eliminated in 2009 and to clarify a “parcel” refers to land. In the last several months, the Harrodsburg Police Department has lost six officers. In the…

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HPD Seeks Help Busting Counterfeiters

Merchants Advised To Check High Denomination Bills More Carefully Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com The Harrodsburg Police Department has put one person in jail in connection with phony money being passed at local businesses. But the HPD still needs the public’s help finding another man who may be a member in a possible counterfeiting ring.…

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Table 87 Frozen Pizza Recalled

Frozen Pizza Made Popular By Appearance On ‘Shark Tank’ Recalled A brand of frozen pizza made popular after the owner appeared on the “Shark Tank” reality series is subject to a nationwide recall. Table 87 Frozen, of  Brooklyn, New York, is recalling approximately 649 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain pork produced without the…

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Behold The Power Of Another Busy Weekend In Mercer County

What To Do June 6–13 Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Behold the power of another busy weekend here in Mercer County with this exhaustive list of things to do over the next seven days. Thursday • 15th Annual 400-Mile Yard Sale. Thursday, June 6, through Sunday, June 9, 7:30 a.m.–10 p.m. US 68 and throughout…

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Garland Hoskins Won’t Forget D-Day

Local Veteran Survived Fiercest Fighting Of WWII Editor’s Note: This story first ran in 2017. It is being rerun today to honor Hoskins and all the men who fought in D-Day. Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Every year, on June 6, Dallas Waterfill calls his friend Garland Hoskins and asks him: “Where were you on…

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Officer Baker Is Now Chief Baker

Chad Baker Named New Chief Of Burgin Police Department Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Chad Baker has been named chief of police for the City of Burgin after a six year stint serving the Harrodsburg police department. Baker was a school resource officer for Mercer County Schools during the 2018-2019 school year and hopes to…

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Three Arrested In Abandoned House

Trespassing Complaint Leads To Drug Bust Robert Moore Herald Staff rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com Three people are in jail after a trespassing complaint led to a drug bust last week. On Friday, May 31, at 7:22 p.m., police investigated a trespassing complaint at an abandoned house located on Marimon Avenue. Three people were discovered inside the house and…

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