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Boyle County

Looking Back

Editor’s note: Research for this article was by local historian Mike Dennis of Parksville. A Danville man is credited for saving the lives of his ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, March 6, 2020 6:52 pm

Boyle County

18 local women served during World War II 

A Danville woman, who served in the U.S.Navy, was among 18 young women from Boyle County who joined the armed forces during World War II. ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, February 28, 2020 6:51 pm

Boyle County

Looking Back: Little Dutch colony in Boyle County

(Editor’s note: Information about the New Austria settlement in southwestern Boyle County in the late 1800s was in the “Penciler” column in the Kentucky Advocate ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, February 21, 2020 6:57 pm

Boyle County

Looking Back: Tom Ashe found pot of silver

A 50-year-old man who lived on Beech Ridge off Mackville Pike found a treasure in May 1928 while walking through the woods with his dog ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, February 14, 2020 5:19 pm

Boyle County

Woods were political, religious leaders from Danville

The Rev. John Edmund Wood was pastor of First Baptist Church at Second and Walnut streets for 31 years. While in Danville, he also was ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, February 7, 2020 5:23 pm

Columns

Looking Back; The Slaughter family

Editor’s note: Information for this article was taken from The Advocate-Messenger archives and research by local genealogist Carolyn Crabtree.   Simeon “Sim” Drake Slaughter was ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, January 31, 2020 5:25 pm

Features

Advocate featured fox hunting stories through many decades

Indications of the renewal of the fox chase, a sport for years abandoned, which was the favorite of the frontier Kentuckian, was reported in a ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, January 24, 2020 2:51 pm

Features

Looking back: Culton family put down roots in Boyle in mid-1800s

Editor’s note: Research for this article was found in The Advocate-Messenger archives, census records and from David Crain, a relative of the Culton family. Three ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, January 17, 2020 4:46 pm

Features

Looking back: Danville paper shared Kentucky Gazette excerpts in 18th century

Columns with excerpts taken from the Kentucky Gazette newspaper in the late 1700s and early 1800s appeared in The Advocate-Messenger and other state newspapers in ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Saturday, January 11, 2020 6:06 am

Boyle County

Looking Back: U.S. Navy electronics facility made Centre College its home

(Editor’s note: Information was taken from articles in The Advocate Messenger.) A new $134,000 Naval Reserve Electronics Facility on the Centre College campus was dedicated ... Read more

by Brenda Edwards, Friday, January 3, 2020 4:51 pm

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