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Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 6/28/2016 10:37:00 PM

Fourth of July celebration, food vendors, live music starts at 5 p.m., fireworks display at 9 p.m., Barren River Lake State Resort Park, 1149 State Park Road, Lucas. Tuesday Barren County Regional Farmers Market, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. through the end of

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Kentucky State Parks offerFourth of July events

News Democrat Leader

Date: 6/28/2016 8:31:00 AM

Old Fort Harrod State Park will host its Picnic in the Park on July 1. Patrons are invited to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy free entertainment under our “big ol’ tree.” The picnics, a 30-year tradition, are held Fridays in June and July at noon and

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500 tons of sand hits the beach!


Date: 6/27/2016 8:21:00 PM

BARREN COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) --Another step has been taken to re-open the beach at Barren River Lake State Resort Park. It's a flood control lake, meaning when water levels rise a lot the sand can get washed away. But Monday trucks began dumping tons of sand

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State parks plan events for Fourth of July

Daily News

Date: 6/25/2016 4:43:00 AM

State park activities in the region include: •The Friends of Barren River Lake will host a free fireworks display July 4 at Barren River Lake State Resort Park in Lucas. Patrons should bring their own lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. The park

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GWC treatment plant lands national cover story

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 6/23/2016 12:01:00 PM

LUCAS – The Daily Times arrived at Glasgow Water Co.'s water treatment plant along Barren River Lake just in time to hear loud laughter coming from one of the offices. It was moments after the staff had learned the newest issue of Treatment Plant

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• River: East Fork Barren River
• Surface Area: 10,100 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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