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  • NR 12-048: Corps schedules four public information meetings on planned restrictions near dams

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 28, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has scheduled four public meetings in January 2013 to allow the public to respond to the pending implementation plans to restrict all forms of water access to hazardous waters adjacent to Corps locks and dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries.
  • NR12-039: Corps holds a 'spook-tacular' family festival at Mill Springs Mill

    MONTICELLO, Ky. (Sept. 28, 2012) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Cumberland invites all ghouls, goblins and creatures that go bump in the night to join them at “The Haunted Fun Fest at Mill Springs Mill” on Friday, Oct. 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • NR 12-031: Kendall, Waitsboro campgrounds set for early closure

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Aug. 10, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is closing Kendall and Waitsboro campgrounds at Lake Cumberland earlier than scheduled in 2012 due to internal roadway repairs.
  • 12-025: Corps offers more tours of Lake Barkley Power Plant, Lock

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (July 6, 2012)—The first Lake Barkley Open House and public tours of the Barkley Power Plant and Lock in nearly 11 years were held June 23, and more tours are scheduled July 21, Aug. 18 and Sep. 15, 2012 with tours beginning at 9 and 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. Public access to these U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facilities had been restricted after September 11, 2001.
  • NR 12-024: Corps partners with merchants to promote water safety

    SOMERSET, Ky. (July 3, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Cumberland partnered with Big Lots of Somerset, Ky., June 30 and July 1 to promote water safety.
  • NR 12-018: Milestone reached with completion of protective concrete embankment wall at Wolf Creek Dam

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (June 22, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District reached a major milestone here this week at the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project when work crews installed the 433rd and final panel in completing the protective concrete embankment wall. While this wall does not create a water barrier through the dam’s karst limestone foundation, it completes a major stage of construction that is critical to the final stage of construction – the main barrier wall, which is scheduled to be completed by December 2013.
  • NR 12-007: Nashville District supporting Earth Day 2012 activities

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 19, 2012) – Celebrating Earth Day’s 42nd anniversary April 21, 2012, Nashville District lakes are uniting with local communities to promote this year’s Earth Day theme “Mobilize the Earth™” by raising awareness of environmental issues and providing opportunities for the public to participate in Earth-friendly activities. Individual lake activities supporting Earth Day are listed below.
  • NR 12-001: Nashville District accepting lease applications for proposed new marina at Lake Cumberland

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is soliciting proposals for development and operation of a new commercial concession marina with related facilities and services at Rowena Landing South on Lake Cumberland in Russell County, just north of Albany, Ky.