Joanna King, Advocate Messenger en Kentucky Utilities Lowers Herrington Lake level <p><a href=",0,183511.story">Herrington Lake is about to have a little taken</a> off the top. Kentucky Utilities spokesman Cliff Feltham said most people who live on or around the lake are accustomed to watching the water level rise and fall due to KU&rsquo;s manipulations. This time, 5 feet need to go to restore the lake to the preferred &ldquo;winter pool&rdquo; level. Herrington Lake covers 36,000 acres with coves and fingers reaching into Garrard, Mercer and Boyle counties. The lake was created as the result of a KU project in the 1920s when the utility dammed the Dix River for hydroelectric power.</p><p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 17:43:58 +0000 Joanna King, Advocate Messenger 22407 at Perryville Woman's Response to Pearl Harbor <p><a href=",0,2230493.story">Blanche Johnson was studying at the Deaconess School of Nursing</a> in Evansville, Ind., when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. She had no idea then that what President Franklin D. Roosevelt so famously proclaimed &quot;a date which will live in infamy&quot; would become a defining moment in her life as much as in the lives of an entire generation. So, what possessed a young woman &mdash; 21 years old and fresh out of nursing school &mdash; to go to war? Wed, 07 Dec 2011 18:19:58 +0000 Joanna King, Advocate Messenger 17575 at