Ballard Refuge Wildlife Management Area en Flooding Closes Ballard Wildlife Management Area <p></p><p>Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources officials say flooding has temporarily closed the Ballard Wildlife Management Area.</p><p>Wildlife Regional Coordinator Tony Black says there are "safety concerns" about road travel due to recent rains. Black says staff began checking for visitors today and would close the entrance gates after the property has been vacated. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:04:27 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30947 at Flooding Closes Ballard Wildlife Management Area Missing Boater's Body Found <p>The body of a Lovelaceville boater missing since Friday was found on Big Turner Lake late last night. Ballard County Coroner Bob Morrow tells the West Kentucky Star 48-year-old Barry&nbsp;Hammonds&rsquo; body was found around 9 pm near where his boat flipped late Friday night.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:08:21 +0000 Gary Pitts & West Kentucky Star 18410 at Missing Boater's Body Found