lake barkley http://wkms.org en 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 Lake Barkley Airport Closed Until December http://wkms.org/post/lake-barkley-airport-closed-until-december <p>The Lake Barkley State Resort Airport will be closed until at least mid-December for a runway paving project. The airport shut down Monday to allow contractors to begin the resurfacing project. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work could be delayed by weather conditions, but they expect the paving will be finished before Christmas.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:47:55 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 23281 at http://wkms.org Lake Barkley Airport Closed Until December Tug Boat Helps Free LST 325 http://wkms.org/post/tug-boat-helps-free-lst-325 <p>A World War II landing ship is on its way back to port, after being grounded in Lake Barkley for two days. U. S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Dan McQuate says a commercial tugboat helped free the U.S.S. LST 325 around 6:20 last night. McQuate says the ship’s crew used the anchor to help push the ship out of shallow water near Kuttawa. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:01:06 +0000 Angela Hatton 22854 at http://wkms.org Tug Boat Helps Free LST 325 Grounded WWII Ship Dislodged http://wkms.org/post/grounded-wwii-ship-dislodged <p>A World War Two-era landing craft is on its way again after being grounded in Lake Barkley for two days.&nbsp; The LST 325 was freed from shallow water near Kuttawa yesterday evening.&nbsp; U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Dan McQuate says a salvage expert directed a commercial tugboat to try to dislodge the boat, but it remained stuck through the afternoon.&nbsp; The LST ran aground Monday night after it left the navigation channel for unknown reasons.&nbsp; The LST 325 landed troops on the Normandy beaches in 1944, and is now a tourist attraction based in Evansville, Ind.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:03:49 +0000 Angela Hatton, Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 22833 at http://wkms.org Grounded WWII Ship Dislodged