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Contractor To Return To Work On Brooklyn Bridge On Monday, KYTC Says

A contractor is scheduled to return to work on Monday, Nov. 20. A bridge closure is necessary for repair operations to be performed. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announced today that repair work on the bridge, which connects Mercer and Jessamine Counties, will resume

HARRODSBURGHERALD.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Keeneland Association, Cross Gate Gallery to host fifth annual Sporting Art Auction Sunday

A Morning's Work, by Sir Alfred Munnings Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington will conduct the fifth annual Sporting Art Auction on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The 2017 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, Ame

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-11-17 15:26:07

Get in the Spirit for the Holidays at Old Fort Harrod This Weekend

Meet the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future at the Old Fort Harrod State Park's Holiday Open House, which runs from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Come experience a real frontier Christmas, with the fort decorated that way it was back in the pioneer days. Children of all ages will get to v


Burgin Schools Earn A Clean Audit

Burgin Independent Schools received a clean audit. That's the verdict from the auditing firm, White and Company of Lebanon. Joseph A. Montgomery, a CPA from White and Company, presented the new audit to the Burgin Board of Education last Wednesday. The last several years, the school Burgin Principal


Pension Reform May Cause Wave Of Retirements Locally

Pension reform may cost local governments an entire generation of employees-teachers, firefighters and police officers-and drastically impact recruiting new employees, officials say. Hardest hit would be local schools, said Dennis Davis, superintendent of Mercer County Schools. "The pension system i


Counties Create New Committee To Address Jail Overcrowding

The Boyle-Mercer Joint Jail Committee is creating a criminal justice coordinating committee. The committee, which consists of representatives from law enforcement, jail staff, attorneys and local elected officials, will look at how to change not just how Boyle County Detention Center operates, but h


Find Out What Mercer County Has To Offer On Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday offers shoppers the opportunity to see what local businesses have to offer in communities all over the country. Jill Cutler, executive director of the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce, says Small Business Saturday puts the spotlight on the community. "It is really an opportu


Carrickfergus chooses Brandon Long for artist exchange program

It's now official, Brandon Long, creative director for the Community Arts Center, has been selected as Danville's representative to its Sister City, Carrickfergus in Northern Ireland, to participate in an artist exchange program May 12-26. Long was chosen by a selection committee in Carrickfergus fo


MetroWest Reps Receive Important Bond Funding for Region in House

BOSTON- On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed H.4018, An Act providing for capital facility repairs and improvements for the Commonwealth. The bill included various amendments that could bring important funding to the MetroWest. Amendments filed by Repres

PATCH - 2017-11-17 15:27:34

This Goose Creek school quit counting after it sent its 140th student home sick. Here's why.

The Berkeley County School District has announced it will disinfect Westview Primary School this weekend after a disease caused diarrhea and vomiting this week at the Goose Creek school. Diane Etling, the parent of a first-grader at Westview, said she saw students leaving the school in droves when s

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-11-17 20:55:00

Trident Health will open its first urgent care clinic this month in Goose Creek

Trident Health is opening its first urgent care clinic in late November in Goose Creek. Its first day of operation will be Tuesday, Nov. 28.Provided/Trident Health Trident Health is opening its first urgent care clinic in Goose Creek. The move means it can begin competing with other quick medical cl

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-11-16 21:15:00

Goose Creek still undecided on location for Carnes Crossroads fire station

Goose Creek officials say they will soon decide exactly where they will build a new fire station to serve people in the Carnes Crossroads area. Right now, the nearest station is nearly four miles away on the Old Mount Holly Road, city officials say. The Carnes Crossroads neighborhood is home to mor


Woman accused of fatally shooting her father will stay behind bars, judge orders

A judge denied bail Friday for a Mount Pleasant woman accused of killing her father. Brittany Simpson, 31, has been jailed since her arrest on a murder charge in the May 9 slaying of her 66-year-old father, Rob Simpson, in the town's I'On community. After an emotional hearing during which family mem

THE POST AND COURIER - 2017-11-17 18:30:00

Berkeley Co. man sentenced to 30 years for domestic violence, attempted murder

A man has been sentenced to 30 years following a guilty plea for Attempted Murder and Domestic Violence. Christopher Holmes, 42, of Berkeley County pled guilty to the crimes committed against his former live-in girlfriend. The guilty pleas stem from two separate instances of violence against Holmes'

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 18:38:00

Portion of Maybank Highway closed due to fatal accident

Emergency officials say a portion of Maybank Highway on Johns Island is closed due to a fatal accident. Officials with the St. Johns Fire Department say the accident is near STJFD Station 1 on 3327 Maybank Highway. Fire officials say the highway will be closed for an extended period as crews work

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 20:07:01

Man sentenced to 10 years for attempted murder in shooting on upper King Street

A jury handed down a verdict in a 2016 shooting incident on King Street. After a three-day trial, 19-year-old Demetrius Young was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday according to Solicitor Scarlett. Wilson. The victim was walking past Young's residence in the early morning hours of Jan. 31,

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 18:05:36

Lowcountry police officers raising funds Friday to benefit Special Olympics

Police officers from around the Lowcountry will be getting out of their cruisers and into restaurants Friday to help raise money for charity. Law enforcement will be at Chick-Fil-A locations in Summerville, Goose Creek and Mount Pleasant (Oakland Market) as part of an event called "Cops on the Coop

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 12:29:25

Dubliner named dispatcher of the year

Dublin dispatcher Emily Williams was named the North Central Texas Council of Governments Dispatcher of the Year at its final annual meeting in Arlington Nov. 8. Her supervisor, Susan Seider, recommended her for the honor. "She took three very tough calls within three weeks, two within a day apart,"


Parks dancing for good cause

Erath residents will be able to give to a good cause and support the hometown Dublin dancers if they eat at Chili's in Stephenville on Nov. 16. Simply mention the fundraiser or 'Team Parks' and 15 percent of your receipt will be contributed to the their efforts Dancing for the Stars fundraiser for B


Football: Eagles cruise into playoffs

MOVING ON - Decatur's Mario Reyes runs into the open field during the Eagles' win over Sanger Friday. Messenger photo by Joe Duty Decatur coach Mike Fuller wasn't focused on who his team would play in the bi-district round of the playoffs in the week leading up to the Eagles' game against Sanger. He