Events Archive 2014-2017

Events Archive

Before we started using the current events system and blogging the events after the fact, we used a single LONG page to record the happenings in our local Republican Party.

Rather than tossing out these event details and photos, we archived them to stand alongside our scanned scrapbooks of local GOP history which began at the turn of the century.

We preserved these records, memories and details to remain available to our website visitors in the future. If you have additional photos, newspaper clippings or other information with historical value to the Boyle County Republican Party, please contact us. We would love to add your items to our archive!

Past Events – 2017 & 2016

  • Feb – March (TBA) – County Precinct Officer and Committee Election
  • February 20, 2017 – Monthly Meeting at Mallards at 6:00 p.m.
  • January 20th, 2017 – Inauguration Day!
  • January 16th, 2017 – Monthly Meeting at Mallards at 6:00 p.m.
  • December 20, 2016 Boyle County GOP Christmas Party
  • November 8th – 2016 General Election Day (6 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • October 11th – Last day to register to vote in the General Election
  • Monday, October 10th – Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce to host U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
  • Wednesday, October 12th – Reception for Judge Larry VanMeter (See Below for Details)
  • Thursday, October 20th – Fall Rally the Vote Cookout (See Below for Details)

Reception for Judge Larry VanMeter

Judge VanMeter Reception

Judge Larry VanMeter Reception Invitation

Fall Rally the Vote Cookout

Rally The Vote Announcement

Rally The Vote Announcement

Support Daniel Elliott Re-Election

Daniel Elliot Invitation

Contribution Opportunity

Recently Concluded Events:

Ryan Quarles for Ag Commissioner and Tom Tye Chair of the Boyle County Republican PartyAg Commissioner Candidate Ryan Quarles Meet and Greet in Boyle County

Who: Ryan Quarles, Republican Candidate for Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner
What: Luncheon in Boyle County
When: October 27th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Farmer’s Tobacco Warehouse #1 on the corner of Perryville and Harding Streets in Danville (behind Toliver Elementary School)
Why: An opportunity for local citizens to meet and talk to State Representative Ryan Quarles in Boyle County. Quarles is currently running for Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner in November’s Election. A free lunch of Homemade Vegetable-Beef Soup and Pimento Cheese Sandwiches will be served to all attendees. For more information, call Tom Tye, Chair of the Boyle County Republican Party at 859-583-5142.

The Sponsors of This Event Are:

Angela Allen & Steve Knight
Walter Goggin
Jerry & Jeanette Germann
Robert Hamlin
Dave Maynard
Bob Miller
Tim Montgomery
Jerry Rankin
Tom & Lynn Tye

Boyle-County-Republican-Party-Gubernatorial-DebateGubernatorial Debate and BBQ & Balloons Rally

The Boyle County Republican Party hosted BBQ & Balloons, a Pre-Debate “Meet the Candidates” Rally at the Danville Community Arts Center at 401 West Main Street, Danville KY 40422. The rally was held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on debate night — October 6th, 2015.

The AARP sponsored the Gubernatorial Debate in Danville, Kentucky following the pre-debate rally. Republican Candidate Matt Bevin and Democratic Candidate Jack Conway were in Newlin Hall on Centre College’s campus. The hour-long event was moderated by news anchor Scott Reynolds.


Whitney Westerfield Meet & Greet Fundraiser

WesterfieldINVITE-sept-danvilleOn September 24th at 7:00pm, the Boyle County Republican Party hosted the Republican Whitney Westerfield, candidate for Attorney General, at the Blue Moon Farm of Tom and Lynn Tye. Learn more about Westerfield on his campaign website:

Here are a few photos from the event:

Matt Bevin for Kentucky Governor

Matt Bevin Fundraiser in Boyle County

Who: Supporters of Matt Bevin / Jenean Hampton
What: Fundraiser/Hosting Opportunity
Where: The Home of Dr. & Mrs. Perry Majors, 1149 Goggin Lane, Danville KY 40422
When: September 3, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.
Why: To help get our Republican candidate for Governor elected.

If you would like to host this event for a donation of $1000, co-host for a donation of $500, or attend the event ($100 per person or $150 per couple) contact: Tom Tye 859-583-5142.

Brett_Guthrie,_Official_PhotoMeet and Chat With Your Congressman in Boyle County

Who: Congressman Brett Guthrie
What: “Conversations with Your Congressman”
Where: Mallard’s Restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive, Danville, KY 40422
When: Monday, August 31, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST

Congressman Guthrie met with his constituents in Boyle County to discuss their concerns. He wanted to hear what most concerns local citizens and his staff was also available to assist constituents who wish to deal with a federal agency. Congressman Guthrie places a high priority on Constituent Services and always encourages residents to come to him with their concerns.

Fundraiser: Mike Harmon for Auditor

Who: Supporters of Mike Harmon for Kentucky State Auditor
What: Fundraising Dinner
Where: Mallards Restaurant
When: Tuesday, July 28th @ 7:00 pm

Public Hearing: Property Tax Increase

The Boyle County School Board will take up the issue of whether to levy a nickle tax on real property during a public hearing this week. Here are the details:

Who: Tax Payers in Boyle County
What: Public Hearing on Tax Increase
Where: Library at Boyle County High School
When: Thursday, May 21st at 6:00 p.m.
Why: To be heard as a tax payer, to let your opinions be known to the board


GOP simulcast - Boyle County KYBoyle County Republicans hosted a Simulcast of the GOP Gubernatorial debate from Western Kentucky University (WKU) on Tuesday, April 28. The debate was scheduled at 8:pm (7:00 central time) at Mallard’s restaurant at  6:30 pm.

An Evening With Dr. Ben Carson

Ben Carson Speech in Danville, Kentucky

On February 12th, the Boyle County Republican Party hosted Dr. Ben Carson at the Norton Center for the Arts in Danville, KY.

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“Brunch in Boyle” – The GOP Quarterly Meeting

Who: People Who Want to Hear From Jamie Comer and Get Updates from the Local GOP
What: Breakfast/Brunch Buffet! (And our Quarterly Meeting of the Boyle County Republican Party)
Where: Mallards Restaurant in Danville, KY
When: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 24th
Why: Because you will be able to enjoy a great meal and ask questions of Jamie Comer, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner and GOP Candidate for Kentucky Governor in 2015.

GOP Open House – Following the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

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GOP Holiday Open House in Boyle County, Kentucky

Who: YOU!
What: Boyle County Republican Party Open House with Refreshments!
When: December 5th after the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Republican Party Headquarters, 209 West Main Street, Danville, KY 40422
Why: Because we want to meet you and we want you to meet each other! We hope to see you there!

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014

Boyle County Republican Party Thanksgiving


James Comer - Republican Candidate for Kentucky Governor in Boyle County, KY9-12 Meeting

The 9-12 group asked the Boyle County Republican Party to announce that Ag. Commissioner James Comer will be the guest speaker at their regular meeting:
What: 9-12 Meeting with special guest speaker
Where: Mallard’s Restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive in Danville, KY 40422
When: Monday, November 17th, 2014 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Boyle County Push for Get Out the Vote

Join us – To GET OUT the Vote in Boyle County!

Who: You, Lynn Harmon, Susan Hunstad, Tom Tye, Bronwyn Haltom (TeamMitch)
What: Door knocking areas of Boyle County that need extra attention
Where: Meet us at 141 North 3rd Street in Danville KY
When: November 1, 2014 – Saturday Morning @ 9:00 a.m.
Why: Because, with your help, this election will #flipthehouse!

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2014Happy Halloween from the Boyle County Republican Party in Kentucky

Danville Boyle-County Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forums:

What: County Judge Executive and Danville Mayor Candidate Forums
When: Thursday, October 30th @ 7 p.m.
Where: Inter-County Energy’s Community Room (Park in the back to access the community room.)

Fundraiser and “Get to Know” Event for James Comer

What: A Fundraiser and Meet and Greet for James Comer – Republican Gubernatorial Candidate
Where: Les and Lynn Letton’s Home, 118 Farside Drive
When: October 30, 2014 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Andy Barr Fundraiser:

Andy Barr and Dave Maynard

Andy Barr with Dave Maynard

Danville Boyle-County Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forums:

What: Magistrates for the 4th District and Danville City Commission Candidate Forum
When: Tuesday, October 28th @ 7 p.m.
Where: Inter-County Energy’s Community Room

Boyle County Candidate Forum

Boyle County Candidate Forum

Tailgating with Congressman Guthrie

Who: U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie along and State representatives Kim King & Mike Harmon
What: Pregame Tailgating with the Boyle County Quarterback Club
Where: At Boyle County’s Rebel Stadium (East End of the Stadium)
When: Friday, October 24 @ 6:30, prior to the Boyle County vs. Mercer County Game

The Team Mitch Bus Tour!

Citizens turned out to show support and get face time with some fantastic Republican candidates and their supporters recently and also saw Grammy Award-Winning Country Music Star, Lee Greenwood!


Somerset Event with Rep. Hal Rogers @ 3:00 PM ET
Worldwide Equipment
208 Industry Road
Somerset, Kentucky

Russell Springs Event with Rep. Ed Whitfield @ 4:30 PM ET (3:30 PM CT)
Stephens Pipe and Steel
1413 Steve Warnier Drive
Russell Springs, KY

Liberty Event with Rep. Ed Whitfield @ 6:00 PM ET
Casey County Ag Expo Center
678 Wallace Wilkinson Blvd.
Liberty, KY


Campbellsville Event @ 8:45 AM ET
Campbellsville Apparel
1309 East Broadway
Campbellsville, KY

Glasgow Event @ 10:45 AM ET (9:45 AM CT)
George J’s Restaurant
144 East Public Square
Glasgow, KY

Hal Heiner at the October Boyle County 9-12 Meeting

What: Boyle County 9-12 Meeting: Meet Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Hal Heiner
Where: Mallard’s Restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive in Danville, KY 40422
When: October 20, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.

Meeting room will open at 6:00, Dinner and Drinks will be available for purchase. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Hal Heiner at the Quarterly Boyle County Republican Party Meeting 

What: Regular Quarterly Meeting: Special Guest Hal Heiner, Republican Candidate for Governor of Kentucky
Where: Blue Moon Farm, 3185 Airport Road, Danville, KY 40422 (Corner of US 150 and KY HWY 1273)
When: October 5, 2014 @ 12:30 P.M.

Join us and bring your friends of all political persuasions! BBQ and Buns will be furnished, bring a side dish or dessert to share and your favorite drinks. See you there!

Rand Paul’s Barnburner & BBQ Event

What: Great Food, Live Music, Outdoor Activities
Where: Donnelly Barn, 1844 Garvin Lane, Bowling Green, KY
When: October 12th

McConnell and Grimes Debate – Televised

What: Senator Race Debate
Where: On KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” program
When: October 13th at 8 p.m.

Town Hall Meeting

What: Town Hall Meeting Hosted by Brett Guthrie
Where: Danville City Hall
When: Thursday, September 4th at 6:30 p.m.

Senator Mitch McConnell – In Boyle County

What: Visit from Senator Mitch McConnell
Where: Gilcher Building on Main Street in Danville (Breckenridge Room – Second Floor)
When: August 27th, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Here’s a video of the event, in case you weren’t able to join us!

Hosted by Ephraim McDowell Health, here are a few of the photos from the event: