Ben Kleppinger, Author at The Interior Journal

Lincoln County

Calm urged by Lincoln Emergency Management concerning COVID-19

If the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread, Lincoln County may eventually need to declare an emergency. But such a declaration would not be a reason ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:32 pm


Goose Creek Candle brings business back to Casey County

SKED News release LIBERTY — One of the world’s most successful candle manufacturers is returning to its roots, bringing new employment opportunities with it back ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:22 pm


Stanford council meetings shift to library in April

The Stanford City Council voted 4-0 last week to change the date and location of its regular meetings. Beginning in April, the council now plans ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Monday, March 9, 2020 1:20 pm

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Stanford could increase pay for next city council

Stanford City Council may consider next month whether to increase how much council members are paid. But any increase voted into law would not take ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Monday, March 9, 2020 1:16 pm

Lincoln County

Bill would require open meetings and records training for new city officials

Lincoln County’s state senator is sponsoring legislation this year that would require additional training for elected officials in Kentucky cities on open records and open ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:07 pm

Lincoln County

GRASPING FOR HELP: Local support group formed for people who have lost loved ones to drugs

By Ben Kleppinger There are many support groups available locally for people battling substance abuse and addiction. But there’s a definite need for more ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:38 pm


Everyone accounted for following Lincoln County pipeline explosion

Everyone has been accounted for following a natural gas pipeline explosion in Lincoln County early this morning. The explosion killed one and injured five; initially, ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:46 am

Lincoln County

Hustonville water meters a ‘ticking bomb’; city needs expensive upgrade to maintain reading ability

Hustonville’s water meters are no longer being serviced by the company that sold them to the city, meaning if and when they start going bad, ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, February 7, 2019 11:17 am


Hustonville takes brunt of substantial flooding in Lincoln County

Extensive flooding in Lincoln County has led to the declaration of a state of emergency. Emergency Management Director Don Gilliam said a state of emergency ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 1:18 pm

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Decomposed human remains found in south Lincoln County

Authorities discovered human remains in southern Lincoln County early Tuesday morning. The body was too decomposed to determine identification or gender of the person, Lincoln ... Read more

by Ben Kleppinger, Thursday, June 7, 2018 11:52 am

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