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552.26 FEET
8/21/2014
Full Pool: 552.0
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Algal blooms pose danger to livestock

Grayson County News Gazette

Date: 8/20/2014 10:53:00 PM

In Kentucky, cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, recently were found in Green River Lake, Taylorsville Lake, Barren River Lake, Nolin Reservoir and Rough River Lake at levels that prompted a recreational advisory. Algal blooms are accumulated

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Second trip to lake not as lucky as first

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 8/20/2014 7:52:00 PM

A week ago Tuesday, we had a great day trolling at Barren River Lake. We returned there with the same methods and same crankbaits on Thursday and pretty much struck out. It just goes to show what a difference a day makes. We saw lots of fish on the graphs

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BG boys' golf team defeats Barren

Daily News

Date: 8/20/2014 9:23:00 AM

The Bowling Green boys’ golf team defeated Barren County 143-166 on Tuesday in a match at Barren River Lake State Park Golf Course. Jackson Berryman paced the Purples with a nine-hole 33. He was followed by Jack Grise (36), Travis Creed (36), Jackson

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The Rev. Harry Neagle, 96, of Glasgow

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 8/18/2014 9:19:00 AM

He and his wife owned and operated Neagle’s Hitching Post Campground on Barren River Lake in Allen County before moving to Glasgow due to health reasons. Survivors include three children, Geneva Strom of Glasgow, Garnett Elwood Neagle and his wife

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Toxic algal blooms pose danger to livestock

Cadiz Record

Date: 8/13/2014 5:49:00 AM

In Kentucky, cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, recently were found in Green River Lake, Taylorsville Lake, Barren River Lake, Nolin Reservoir and Rough River Lake at levels that prompted a recreational advisory. Algal blooms are accumulated

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• Surface Area: 10,000 Acres
• Drainage Area: 940 Square Miles
In addition to the many recreation areas managed and/or leased out by the Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake, more than 7,000 acres of land is licensed to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources for the management of public hunting areas. The Corps also offers wildlife viewing opportunities in the Quarry Road Recreation Area with a 14-acre native prairie field and wildlife viewing trail.



Pool Elevation Area Length
(Feet mean sea level) (Acres) (Miles)
Winter 525 4,340 21
Summer 552 10,000 33
Total Storage 590 20,150 46
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