lake barkley http://wkms.org en Need Lake Info? The Army Corps of Engineers Has a New Website for You http://wkms.org/post/need-lake-info-army-corps-engineers-has-new-website-you <p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a new mobile website with real-time water information for the Cumberland River watershed, which could be useful for boaters this holiday weekend.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:06:41 +0000 John Null 41810 at http://wkms.org Need Lake Info? The Army Corps of Engineers Has a New Website for You Kentucky, Barkley Lakes Ranked Among Country's Top Bass Fishing Sites http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-barkley-lakes-ranked-among-countrys-top-bass-fishing-sites <p>Four lakes in Kentucky have been ranked among the top bass fishing sites in the country.</p><p>Bassmaster Magazine designated the pair of Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley as the 18<sup>th</sup> location based on fish catch rates, input from wildlife agencies, and countrywide polling.</p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 20:31:45 +0000 Parker Franklin 40381 at http://wkms.org Kentucky, Barkley Lakes Ranked Among Country's Top Bass Fishing Sites As Lake Barkley Water Levels Rise, Army Corps of Engineers Releases More Water into River http://wkms.org/post/lake-barkley-water-levels-rise-army-corps-engineers-releases-more-water-river <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Significant rainfall and the expectation of more tonight have led the Army Corps of Engineers to increase the water released from Lake Barkley into the Cumberland River.</span></p><p>The Army Corps’ Lake Barkley Manager Mike Looney says water levels are currently near 360 feet, which is half a foot higher than usual for the time of year. He says he isn’t concerned about flooding.</p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:56:04 +0000 Whitney Jones 40217 at http://wkms.org As Lake Barkley Water Levels Rise, Army Corps of Engineers Releases More Water into River Ky Association for Environmental Education Hosts Networking Opportunity at Lake Barkley http://wkms.org/post/ky-association-environmental-education-hosts-networking-opportunity-lake-barkley <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Ashley Hoffman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, about enrollment for a conference at Lake Barkley in mid-September. The annual KAEE conference is designed to make connections across disciplines and age groups in the state of Kentucky with the common goal of working to build a sustainable environment through education. Conference strands include environmental education in practice and an in-depth look at skills related to environmental issues. <a href="http://kaee.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/brochure-final-final.pdf">Click here for more information</a>.</p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:35:26 +0000 Kate Lochte 33336 at http://wkms.org Ky Association for Environmental Education Hosts Networking Opportunity at Lake Barkley McLean County Woman Drowns In Lake Barkley http://wkms.org/post/mclean-county-woman-drowns-lake-barkley <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Search and rescue crews found the body of a missing Sacramento, Kentucky woman in Lake Barkley last night after an extensive search. The woman was reported missing at 3:30 pm to the Lyon County Dispatch.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:01:27 +0000 Rob Canning 32516 at http://wkms.org McLean County Woman Drowns In Lake Barkley Trigg County Resident Drowns in Lake Barkley http://wkms.org/post/trigg-county-resident-drowns-lake-barkley <p>A Trigg County man drowned over the weekend after authorities say he fell from a fishing pier on Lake Barkley.</p><p>The body of 63-year-old&nbsp;Everett Pennington&nbsp;of Cadiz&nbsp;was pulled from the lake near a water access point&nbsp;Saturday&nbsp;evening.</p><p>Pennington's wife told state fish and wildlife investigators he had taken a golf cart to the pier to fish, but, after two hours, she went to look for him.</p><p>She and a neighbor found his body floating next to the pier.</p> Mon, 27 May 2013 16:16:22 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31774 at http://wkms.org Trigg County Resident Drowns in Lake Barkley Gov. Announces Progress Toward Replacing Lakes Bridges http://wkms.org/post/gov-announces-progress-toward-replacing-lakes-bridges <p>Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are taking the first step toward replacing the Eggners Ferry Bridge by clearing brush ahead of constructing a secondary bridge to span a lagoon adjacent to Kentucky Lake. Tue, 07 May 2013 17:33:36 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31508 at http://wkms.org Gov. Announces Progress Toward Replacing Lakes Bridges Trigg County Civil War Days at Lake Barkley State resort Park http://wkms.org/post/trigg-county-civil-war-days-lake-barkley-state-resort-park <p>Gary Polete joins us from the grounds of Lake Barkley State Resort Park where Trigg County Civil War Days are underway through Sunday. Highlights include artillery night fire at dark tonight and Saturday, a ladies tea under the camp tent at 11 Saturday, a Blue and Gray Camp Ball from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and a re-enacted battle with cavalry and artillery at 1 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Organizer Polete expects about 300 re-enactors in full costume unless cold weather deters.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:14:51 +0000 Kate Lochte 29645 at http://wkms.org Trigg County Civil War Days at Lake Barkley State resort Park Corps Agrees to Hold Public Meetings on Cumberland River Restrictions http://wkms.org/post/corps-agrees-hold-public-meetings-cumberland-river-restrictions <p></p><p>Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to public meetings to discuss new restrictions on fishing below Cumberland River dams. Alexander is the senior Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Water, which has jurisdiction over the Corps. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 18:39:27 +0000 Angela Hatton & The Associated Press 25376 at http://wkms.org Corps Agrees to Hold Public Meetings on Cumberland River Restrictions New Trail Opening in Land Between the Lakes http://wkms.org/post/new-trail-opening-land-between-lakes <p></p><p>Visitors to Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will be hiking and biking along a new scenic trail between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. The Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail runs east and west, parallel to U.S. 68/Kentucky 80. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:48:22 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24392 at http://wkms.org New Trail Opening in Land Between the Lakes