Herrington Lake News

8/6/2019 2:05:00 AM
New testing confirms three Louisville Gas and Electric power plants are illegally contaminating groundwater flowing into the Ohio River and Herrington Lake. The pollution is coming from waste ...

7/6/2019 6:38:00 PM
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It was a beautiful day at Chimney Rock Marina, a popular spot to visit Herrington Lake. There is an increased law enforcement presence around to remind people not to boat ...

7/5/2019 2:39:00 PM
The increased enforcement comes as one Herrington Lake marina owner said this weekend is his busiest of the year. "It wasn't supposed to open until November this year, but the [Kennedy Bridge] is open ...

7/4/2019 5:00:00 PM
Conditions in Herrington Lake “do not pose an unacceptable risk to human health,” according to a study completed last month, paid for by Kentucky Utilities. But the study does list several ecological ...

7/2/2019 5:43:00 AM
Energy Central
The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other. If you have an ...

6/6/2019 5:00:00 PM
A local group says if Kentucky Utilities really strives “to be a good neighbor,” then the company should hold a public meeting, along with state cabinet members, to explain how cleanup efforts on ...

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...

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

12/21/2018 10:09:00 AM
Lexington Herald-Leader
Kennedy Mill Bridge connecting Mercer and Garrard counties has reopened after the original 1924 bridge was closed due to bridge deck failures and deterioration of the bridge truss.` By To the delight ...

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
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
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
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...

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