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  • January

    Wolf Creek Dam project officer promoted to captain

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2013) – The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District promoted a first lieutenant assigned to the Wolf Creek Foundation Remediation Project today during a ceremony at the resident engineer office.
  • December

    Mechanical engineer energizes ‘Noodle Warriors’ for national science competition

    Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2012) -- A Nashville District mechanical engineer recently volunteered to share his knowledge and energize a group of local middle school children for an upcoming national science competition.
  • Cheatham project manager promoted to captain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2012) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander, promoted Army 1st Lt. Corey T. Wolff to the rank of captain today.
  • November

    Cheatham Lock scheduled to reopen after major maintenance repairs

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2012) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is scheduled to reopen Cheatham Lock 6 p.m., today following a one-month closure for major maintenance repairs to hydraulic and mechanical equipment damaged during the 2010 flood along with other routine maintenance.
  • Nashville District unveils its newest mountain bike trail at Old Hickory Lake

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2012) – Cheers and applause were heard from an on looking crowd as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and members from the Friends of Shutes Branch cut the ceremonial ribbon during the Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail Grand Opening at Old Hickory Lake.
  • October

    Congressman Diane Black visits Kentucky Lock, Kentucky Lock Addition Project

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2012) – Congressman Diane Black of Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District received informational briefings on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s lock operations and the Kentucky Lock Addition Project during a Oct. 29, 2012 visit with Ingram Barge representatives.
  • Burcham tours one of Nashville District’s major rehabilitation projects

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Oct. 10, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District welcomed Brig. Gen. Margaret W. Burcham, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander, on her first visit to Wolf Creek Dam’s Foundation Remediation Project.
  • September

    EAGLE class makes equestrian campground maintenance its mane project

    Granville, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2012) – Upkeep of recreation areas, campgrounds and hiking trails often depends on volunteers who care deeply about the nation’s natural resources and want them to be there for their children and generations to come. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s EAGLE Class learned that important lesson of volunteerism today when they rolled up their sleeves and got their boots dirty at one of Cordell Hull Lake’s primitive horse trail campgrounds.
  • July

    Higher headquarters observes how Cumberland River Basin supported Greater Mississippi River System during 2011 flood fight

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 27, 2012) – When the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers experienced a flood of record in the spring of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supported the flood fight by holding back water at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin reservoir system.
  • June

    Nashville District breaks ground on Cheatham buildings destroyed in May 2010 flood

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (June 18, 2012) – Flood waters in May 2010 submerged the lock operations center and resource manager’s office at Cheatham Dam, forcing personnel to flee. When the water receded, buildings were uninhabitable, and the staff moved into trailers. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District continued the recovery today, breaking ground on the construction of new facilities.
  • May

    Fort Campbell combat engineers learn Nashville District’s ‘civilian missions’

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (May 9, 2012) – Combat engineers of Fort Campbell’s 326th Engineer Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, adept at mine-clearing, demolition, and construction projects in a combat environment, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District today to learn more about Corps “civilian missions” as part of their professional development.
  • April

    Emergency responders shake out earthquake preparedness, recovery plans

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 27, 2012) – If a major earthquake occurred along the New Madrid Seismic Zone, it would likely result in widespread damage in several states, particularly Tennessee. At an emergency management planning meeting at Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Headquarters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District led discussions during a New Madrid Planning Workshop to prepare for such a catastrophe.
  • January

    Nashville District holds its last lock operator training graduation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2012) – The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the end of an era as he presented nine students from its lock operator class with graduation certificates here today at J. Percy Priest Lake.
  • Nashville District names its employee of the month for December 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2012) – A technical manager from the operations division is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for December 2011.
  • Nashville District names its employee of the month for November 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2012) – A public affairs specialist who organized several recent media events is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2011.
  • December

    DeLapp installed as SAME Nashville Post president

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2011) – The Nashville Post of the Society of American Military Engineers installed its new president today during an installation ceremony in the Tennessee Engineering Center at the Adventure Science Center.
  • September

    Volunteers spruce up Nashville District properties for National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 26, 2011) — Hundreds of volunteers gathered at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District properties Sept. 24 to spruce up, repair, construct and refurbish public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, wetlands and cultural and historic sites.
  • May

    Historic Corps gristmill operates during cornbread festival

    MONTICELLO, Ky. (May 28, 2011) – Kentuckians arrived in droves here today at Mill Springs Mill to see the many craft booths, enjoy music performances, and to eat “hoe” cakes during the 18th Annual Cornbread Festival. They also came for bags of cornmeal on sale at the gift shop, and watched as the largest overshot waterwheel in the world turned and ground corn for the masses.