Herrington Lake News

3/26/2019 4:31:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
As we walk around the house overlooking Herrington Lake, I’m curious if Kitchen could ever work an “office job.” “Nooooo,” he says. With plumbing, it’s something different every day. Searching for the ...

3/14/2019 1:05:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
Roger L. Compton, 72, of Herrington Lake died Monday, March 11, 2019 following a short illness. Born August 19, 1946, in Campbellsville, he was the son of Henry Oscar and Gertie Lee England Compton. ...

2/28/2019 7:32:00 AM
Richmond Register
As you can guess by the title, which has the word 'beasts' in it, the cast will consist of some of the top Kentucky monster contenders like Bigfoot, a Demon Leaper, Herrington Lake Monster, Mothman an...

2/18/2019 2:43:00 PM
LEX 18
(LEX 18) — While many marinas across the state are keeping a wary eye on the forecast, folks with Kamp Kennedy Marina at Herrington Lake say that the water levels are staying low. Terry Jones ...

2/7/2019 6:02:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
Garrard County Coroner Shane Young confirmed the body found inside of a car pulled from Herrington Lake on Tuesday is a 40-year-old mother of two small children. Lindsey Keeton had been reported missi...

2/7/2019
Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

2/6/2019 10:11:00 AM
LEX 18
GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police tell LEX 18 that they found the body of a missing woman in a truck submerged in Herrington Lake. Previously, LEX 18 identified the body of water as the Dix ...

2/6/2019 10:00:00 AM
WTVQ
The Garrard County Coroner’s Office has identified a woman found inside a truck that was towed out Herrington Lake Tuesday. The coroner says she is 40-year-old Lindsey Keeton, of Garrard County. The c...

2/5/2019 8:29:00 PM
WTVQ
GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Garrard County coroner says the body of a missing woman was found in a truck that was submerged in the Dix River near Herrington Lake. The coroner says a missing person...

2/5/2019 5:02:00 PM
LEX 18
CORRECTION: Police tell LEX 18 that they found the body of a missing woman in a truck submerged in Herrington Lake. Previously, LEX 18 identified the body of water as the Dix River. GARRARD COUNTY, Ky ...

1/29/2019 4:21:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Working as a registered nurse, she spent her life caring for others. She was a member of the Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church. In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her daughter, ...

1/28/2019 5:18:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
Advocate-Messenger Reporter Bobbie Curd won second place for best ongoing or extended coverage for her reporting on pollution issues in Herrington Lake that residents allege are due to coal ash stored ...

1/25/2019 6:16:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
she was the daughter of the late Richard Jones and Theessa Clara Woods Davis. Betty spent her childhood near Herrington Lake where her parents operated several fishing camps including Gwinn Island. Sh...

1/16/2019 4:48:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
“We’re not getting into federal issues today,” Girdler said. One member of the public asked if the legislators had any updates concerning Herrington Lake and pollution that may be seeping into the lak...

1/15/2019 4:02:00 AM
WFPL
At the E.W. Brown power plant in Central Kentucky, more than six years’ worth of records indicate the power plant contaminated groundwater that flowed into Herrington Lake. There, Lemly found ...

1/9/2019 7:24:00 PM
Construction
The new Kennedy Mill Bridge connecting Kentucky's Mercer and Garrard counties across Herrington Lake, originally due for completion in November 2019, officially opened to traffic Dec. 21. "Our workfor...

1/2/2019 4:28:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
They felt this area was the best place to hold the annual gathering because of the “interesting conditions” being the Dix Dam, Herrington Lake, the site of Kentucky’s first state capitol, Dr. Samuel M...

1/1/2019 4:00:00 PM
traveltips.usatoday.com
Area activities include wooded trails on a 90-acre site adjacent to the campsite. Within 10 miles of Danville is Harrodsburg, a small town near Herrington Lake and the Chimney Rock RV Park. Open from ...

12/26/2018 1:43:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
Worry also surrounds Herrington Lake, as many residents — those who live on the lake and those who get their drinking water from it — wait to see what happens about possible pollution from coal ash bu...

12/24/2018 9:55:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Attorneys and area activists continued their fight to make Kentucky Utilities acknowledge and clean up pollutants allegedly seeping into the local drinking water supply in Herrington Lake. The legal f...

12/21/2018 4:22:00 PM
WTVQ
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet leadership and state and local officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the opening of the brand new Kennedy Mill Bridge c...

12/21/2018 3:12:00 PM
WKYT
BURGIN, Ky. (WKYT) - A new $32 million bridge that spans a central Kentucky lake is now open after some delays. The Kennedy Mill Bridge is now open allowing people who live around Lake Herrington on t...

11/23/2018 9:54:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Ruckel's also does catering, and has one other unique feature -- the adjacent pay lake, which during summer months is filled with fish from Lake Cumberland and Herrington Lake. From April to November, ...

11/10/2018 9:54:00 PM
The Star Democrat
Herrington Lake, Lake Habeeb (Rocky Gap State Park), New Germany Lake, Savage River Reservoir – Nov. 29 at New Germany State Park Lakehouse, McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville Wye Mills Lake, Urieville ...

10/23/2018 12:46:00 PM
WFPL
For example, Kentucky Utilities’ own records show groundwater is flowing through the bottom of the ash ponds at the EW Brown Plant near Danville and polluting Herrington Lake, Cmar said.

10/18/2018 10:50:00 AM
Lexington Herald-Leader
The pipeline runs over Herrington Lake between Boyle and Garrard counties. Opponents were concerned about the risks of a 1940s-era pipeline carrying a heavier, more explosive substance. In a statement ...

10/18/2018 10:07:00 AM
Lexington Herald-Leader
The Tennessee Gas Pipeline crosses a portion of Herrington Lake between Boyle and Garrard counties. It carries natural gas, but a now-cancelled conversion would have meant it would carry natural gas ...

10/18/2018 10:02:00 AM
LEX 18
including the cities of Danville and Richmond where the existing pipeline passes through dense neighborhoods and over Herrington Lake. Nearly 1,000 comments opposing the project were submitted to ...

10/17/2018 5:27:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
such as the poisoning of Herrington Lake — the main potable water source for the region — or the creation of highly flammable, heavier-than-air clouds of gas that would pool at ground-level and could ...

10/6/2018 4:05:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
and the serious consequences to economic development if that pipeline … were to fail and contaminate Herrington Lake for as long as we’ll ever be alive.” Mayes answered he was very well aware of the p...

10/3/2018 4:28:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
The legal force and local residents behind a move to hold a corporation responsible for pollutants in Herrington Lake received good news on Sept. 24. Earthjustice’s case against Kentucky Utilities has ...

9/30/2018 1:27:00 AM
Messenger-Inquirer
An estimated 20.3 miles of Tennessee Gas Pipeline No. 1 runs through Boyle County, including underneath Hustonville Road, near Hogsett Primary School and over Herrington Lake. Numerous Boyle County of...

9/30/2018 1:26:00 AM
Messenger-Inquirer
An estimated 20.3 miles of Tennessee Gas Pipeline No. 1 runs through Boyle County, including underneath Hustonville Road, near Hogsett Primary School and over Herrington Lake. Numerous Boyle County of...

9/28/2018 4:02:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
The other issue that Guthrie claimed to be unfamiliar with is the coal ash pollution of Herrington Lake. Again, I have personally spoken with Rep. Guthrie and his staff about this issue. His staff mus...

9/28/2018 3:36:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
An estimated 20.3 miles of Tennessee Gas Pipeline No. 1 runs through Boyle County, including underneath Hustonville Road, near Hogsett Primary School and over Herrington Lake. Numerous Boyle County of...

9/25/2018 4:19:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
We know exactly what they are planning to do! Pump 16 million gallons per day of toxic, explosive poisonous chemicals (NGLs) through a 75-year-old pipeline running across Herrington Lake and next to a...

9/25/2018 1:19:00 PM
WFPL
The Sierra Club and Kentucky Waterways Alliance can move forward with a lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities for contaminating Herrington Lake with pollution leftover from burning coal for electricity.

9/25/2018 12:18:00 PM
WFPL
The Sierra Club and Kentucky Waterways Alliance can move forward with a lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities for contaminating Herrington Lake with pollution leftover from burning coal for electricity. ...

9/22/2018 5:54:00 AM
Richmond Register
Pope Lick Monster. Devil Monkeys. Demon Leapers. Lizard Man. Grave Diggers. Herry the Herrington Lake Monster. Bearilla. Meth Hogs. Hopkinsville Goblins. What do they have in common? They're all Beast...

9/22/2018 4:25:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Another concern some local residents have is about water quality in Herrington Lake and possible environmental harm being caused by coal ash at Kentucky Utility’s E.W. Brown power plant. Guthrie admit...





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