Herrington Lake News

5/18/2018 2:43:00 PM
WKYT
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - It may be the one time marina owners at Herrington Lake are actually hoping for rain. Water levels are about 20 feet below normal as a result of construction on the Kennedy Bridge, forcing many boat ramps to close. Marina owners ...

5/3/2018 5:19:00 PM
Law360
Law360 (May 3, 2018, 8:14 PM EDT) -- The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet pressed the Sixth Circuit on Wednesday to cement the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by environmental groups over alleged coal ash pollution at a Kentucky Utilities Co. power ...

5/1/2018 12:23:00 PM
Law360
Law360 (May 1, 2018, 3:18 PM EDT) -- Kentucky Utilities Co. has urged the Sixth Circuit to uphold the dismissal of a suit by environmental groups over alleged coal ash pollution at the utility's power plant on the banks of Kentucky's Herrington Lake ...

5/1/2018 10:11:00 AM
Richmond Register
It is a matter of time before the decades-old pipeline leaks or explodes. Our best hope is that it doesn’t happen next to Hogsett Elementary School or under Herrington Lake, a regional source of drinking water, both along the pipeline route. We should be ...

4/26/2018 4:18:00 AM
The Hazard Herald
The Region 4 Tournament was held on Herrington Lake in Harrodsburg on Saturday and featured a field of 88 high school teams competing. The top 17 teams in Region 4 that advanced to the KHSAA State Championship from Herrington Lake were: 1st: Johnson ...

4/10/2018 6:20:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
An example was their foresight to partner in the construction of Herrington Lake, in 1923, which has served as the most stable water supply source in the region,” the release reads. Kentucky firms representing 12 projects throughout the state were ...

4/9/2018 6:38:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
“I’m going to sit on the dock,” where she lives on Herrington Lake with her husband and daughter, she said, while quickly placing packages of celery in nice, neat rows. She won’t totally retire though. She’s going to continue working a couple of ...

3/30/2018 4:38:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
The Kennedy Mill Bridge is located on Kennedy Bridge Road/Ky. 151 over Herrington Lake. The bridge is closed at mile point 18.849 at the county line linking Mercer and Garrard counties. A replacement bridge is currently being built adjacent to the ...

3/30/2018 12:40:00 PM
Lexington Herald-Leader
The bridge that spans Herrington Lake between Garrard and Mercer counties is closed permanently to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said Friday. The closure of the Kennedy Mill Bridge, built in 1924, “is necessary ...

3/27/2018
Artisan Kitchen
Artisan Kitchen is excited to announce it will be opening a new location in the Olympic Plaza at 506 North 12th Street in Murray, KY. Renovations on the location will be beginning shortly, with an opening date scheduled for mid to late summer. Long time restaurant partners, David Jones and Karla Lawrence who also own…

3/26/2018 10:28:00 PM
KY Forward
Several years later, in 1957, he partnered with his associate pastor, Father Herman Kamlage, in founding Cliffview Lodge, a summer boys’ camp located on some land at Herrington Lake in Garrard County. The two used their own money to do so, and the ...

3/23/2018 7:57:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Some scenic lake shots, contributed by John and Tona Tudor, owners of Sunset Grill & Marina. The Tudors took these photos of Herrington Lake after a recent snow from the back deck of their home in Herrington Woods, on the Mercer County side of the lake.

3/22/2018 10:02:00 PM
KY Forward
Two major reservoirs in the region, Green River Lake, and Herrington Lake, also offer excellent early spring bass fishing. Green River Lake, 8,210 acres in Taylor and Adair counties, has quality in numbers, with lots of 15 to 18-inch plus bass. Herrington ...

3/16/2018 4:23:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Purdy pointed to the E.W. Brown Generating Station on Herrington Lake, which has made news recently for an investigation into whether a coal ash pond at the facility is polluting the lake. “What are we getting into when we approve this? Is it going to ...

3/9/2018 7:35:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
The bridge over Herrington Lake, along with a few others in Boyle County, were shut down for a while Thursday morning due to ice. “It was absolutely terrible,” said Danville-Boyle County Emergency Management Director Mike Wilder. “No one realized it ...

3/3/2018 2:18:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
“If ever there were a spill, it could spew 900,000 gallons of toxic NGLs to the creeks, to the rivers, to the farmland, and it would kill Herrington Lake for generations to come,” Ellis said. “We have to get the public rising above this.” Clay ...

2/25/2018 2:54:00 PM
Lexington Herald-Leader
It passes through 18 Kentucky counties, a total of 256 miles from Simpson County to Greenup County. The pipeline crosses over Herrington Lake, the primary source of drinking water for Danville and other communities. Kinder Morgan, the parent company of the ...

2/16/2018 5:31:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Local residents who volunteered for a state program monitoring Herrington Lake water clarity last year got to see what their citizen scientist research accomplished this week. They also learned why the data they collected is so important. On Tuesday ...

2/9/2018 6:47:00 AM
ABC36
She has a brain injury and told police she felt like she was walking in circles. She made it all the way to the dam on Herrington Lake Thursday night, where rescuers weren’t searching. She said she saw a helicopter both nights, but the infrared didn’t ...

2/7/2018 7:36:00 AM
KY Forward
Particular concerns have been raised in Kentucky, with the pipeline passing through populated areas of Richmond in Madison County and Danville and Herrington Lake in Boyle County. Both counties have passed zoning requirements relating to hazardous liquids ...

2/7/2018 6:22:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
While pensions and taxes dominated much of the conversation at this week’s “legislative coffee” town hall event with Danville’s state representative and senator, environmental issues related to Herrington Lake were also brought up. “While I ...

1/31/2018
Advocate Messenger
The first step in an appeals process has been filed in a case against Kentucky Utilities, brought by groups concerned about the coal ash pollution in Herrington Lake. Thomas Cmar, an attorney with the non-profit EarthJustice, filed the appeal on behalf of ...

1/15/2018 1:39:00 PM
WKU Public Radio
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities over coal ash pollution in Herrington Lake, ruling that the situation should be addressed by state regulators, rather than the federal court system. In the opinion signed on December 28 ...

1/13/2018 11:03:00 PM
The Messenger
On Jan. 2, Kelty was in the Burgin area when he received a call about a cat that appeared to be frozen to the deck of a private boat dock on Herrington Lake. Temperatures were in the single digits that day. Kelty went to the home of Roy and Loretta Jasper ...

1/11/2018 11:53:00 AM
Lexington Herald Leader
On Jan. 2, Kelty was in the Burgin area when he received a call about a cat that appeared to be frozen to the deck of a private boat dock on Herrington Lake. Temperatures were in the single digits that day. Kelty went to the home of Roy and Loretta Jasper ...

1/9/2018 9:34:00 AM
Lexington Herald Leader
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop the discharge of pollutants into Herrington Lake. Meanwhile, the two environmental groups that filed the complaint are considering whether to appeal. U.S. District Court Judge Danny Reeves ...

1/5/2018 9:53:00 PM
Advocate Messenger
Editor’s note: Check back in the weekend edition for more information from the state about the next step in the Corrective Action Plan. In an action many residents and other involved parties are calling “unsurprising,” a federal judge in Lexington ...

1/5/2018
Advocate Messenger
Editor’s note: Check back in the weekend edition for more information from the state about the next step in the Corrective Action Plan. In an action many residents and other involved parties are calling “unsurprising,” a federal judge in Lexington ...

1/2/2018 10:39:00 PM
WFPL
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities over coal ash pollution in Herrington Lake, ruling that the situation should be addressed by state regulators, rather than the federal court system. In the opinion signed on December 28, U ...

1/2/2018 5:28:00 PM
Law360
Law360, New York (January 2, 2018, 8:06 PM EST) -- A Kentucky federal judge has tossed the Sierra Club and Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities Co., in which the groups alleged violations of the Resource Conservation and ...

1/2/2018 7:30:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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1/2/2018 4:05:00 AM
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 ignite from something as small as a car starting.

12/28/2017 11:59:00 PM
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 ignite from something as small as a car starting.

12/21/2017 10:57:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
The amendment was made with support of many in the county who were opposed to the pipeline plan because they said it creates the risk of a catastrophe if the pipeline ruptures and fracking byproducts — NGLs — spill into Herrington Lake. The amendment ...

12/5/2017 7:17:00 AM
Public Radio International
In an affidavit filed last month in federal court, biologist Dennis Lemly laid out the results of fish sampling in Herrington Lake, a major fishing and boating site near Danville. Previous sampling by state regulators found high levels of the chemical ...

12/4/2017 4:00:00 PM
Global Post
In an affidavit filed last month in federal court, biologist Dennis Lemly laid out the results of fish sampling in Herrington Lake, a major fishing and boating site near Danville. Previous sampling by state regulators found high levels of the chemical ...

11/21/2017 6:49:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
This weekend, we reported on a lawsuit over pollution allegedly leaking from a coal ash pond into Herrington Lake. Kentucky Utilities’ has made a motion to dismiss the lawsuit because it’s working with the state on a “corrective action plan.”

11/20/2017 4:26:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part investigative series looking into a battle over what to do about a toxic waste site at E.W. Brown Generating Station in Mercer County. Residents around Herrington Lake say they feel their concerns ...

11/18/2017 4:35:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
Kentucky Utilities wants a lawsuit over pollution from a coal ash pond dismissed. But an attorney for the plaintiffs says the energy company and state regulators are ignoring the problem and appear to be ‘working in close collusion.’ Editor’s note ...

11/17/2017 5:02:00 PM
WFPL
As a pending federal lawsuit over coal ash pollution in a Central Kentucky lake plods along, new details have emerged about the extent of contamination in the water. In an affidavit filed last month in federal court, biologist Dennis Lemly laid out the ...





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