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  • July

    Swimmer rescue prompts water safety message for the holiday

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 2, 2012) – Three U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Park Rangers are to thank for the rescue of a group of swimmers at J. Percy Priest Lake on Tuesday July 26, 2012.
  • Natural resources chief garners prestigious award

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 12, 2011) – The chief of engineers recently announced that a Nashville District employee has garnered a prestigious award.
  • Commander supports building strong leadership development

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 8, 2011) – In one of his first tasks since taking command June 24, Nashville District Commander Lt. Col James DeLapp emphasized today the importance of building strong leaders during a class at J. Percy Priest Lake for middle management employees enrolled in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Leadership Development Program.
  • June

    Barkley Dam improvement linked to new spill gate chains

    KUTTAWA, Ky. (June 16, 2011) – The horizon atop Barkley Dam features recreational activity and the intriguing contours of the lake. Conversely, the view straight down over the rails is steeped with motion as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District work crew is installing and inspecting the dam’s new spill gate chains.
  • Park rangers hook up underprivileged kids at J. Percy Priest Lake Fishing Rodeo

    HERMITAGE, Tenn. (June 14, 2011) – Park rangers at J. Percy Priest Lake cast underprivileged children to participate in a fishing rodeo here today. More than 20 inner-city kids in the area jumped at the chance to get hooked up with rods, reels, bait and all the tools necessary to fish.