Power Outage East of Kenton

A power outage has been reported for around 230 American Electric Power customers east of Kenton.

Hardin County EMA Director Jake Burgbacher said the outage affects customers east of County Road 175.

Crews are working now, and AEP officials estimate the service will be restored around 5 this (Saturday) evening.

Burgbacher said he spoke with Hardin County Sheriff Chief Deputy Dennis Burns, who said they will open the conference room at the Sheriff’s Office for anyone needing a warm place to stay during the outage.

The Hardin County Sheriff’s office is located at 1025 South Main Street in Kenton.