County Library Branch Opens

(07/29/2014)- A grand opening was held Tuesday (07/29) afternoon for the new location of Breckinridge County Public Library’s Irvington Branch. Located in the former Save-Rite Drugs location, the facility has been in operation for about a month and offers double the space and a more central location from the former location along Highway 79 as well as a Community meeting room...

Breckinridge Fiscal Court

7/28/2014—Breckinridge Fiscal Court approved the second reading of an ordinance adopting the Court’s Administrative Code at their regular meeting Monday evening.  The vote was 4-2, with Magistrates Joe O’Donoghue and Shane Beavin voting “no”.  Magistrate Gary Greenwell did not attend the meeting.  Magistrate Beavin questioned a portion of the code that

Weekend Storms, Heavy Rains Impact Area

(07/28/2014)- A complex of storms moved the region late Saturday (07/26) and early Sunday (07/27) morning with gusty winds and heavy rain. According to the National Weather Service, wind damage from severe thunderstorms felled trees and power lines in Irvington and trees in Hudson as well as wind damage in Meade and Hardin Counties. Heavy rains flooded several roads in Meade County and forced a...

Storms Knock Down Trees and Power Lines

07/27/14 - A line of showers and thunderstorms moved through the area during the early evening hours of Saturday (7/26). Radar estimated winds between 50 to 60 mph as the leading edge of the storms moved through that downed trees and power lines across the area. The storms also produced vivid cloud to ground lightning and torrential rainfall that caused brief ponding of water on area

Hardinsburg Man Arrested for Meth

7/24/14---According to Sheriff Todd Pate, a Hardinsburg man is in custody, following a home visit by the Department of Probation and Parole and the Breckinridge County Sheriff’s Department.
Sheriff Pate said he was contacted by Probation and Parole, requesting assistance with a home visit at a residence at 6392 West Highway 60, Hardinsburg.  A search of the home, at about 10:30