LaRue County's E-911 system is down. According to dispatch, a direct lightning strike occurred about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, knocking out the trunk cabinet controlling the phone system.
A service technician has been notified - but the severe weather has delayed his arrival.
For emergencies, call:
Hodgenville Police Dept (270-358-3013)
LaRue County Detention Center (270-358-9876 must push extension number 3)
Hardin County Control (270-737-5669) or Ky State Police Post 4 (270-766-5078)
When calling, provide address location, call back number, name, and briefly what the emergency is.