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Full Pool: 552.0
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New park's director settling into position

Daily News

Date: 7/23/2016 10:00:00 PM

As the newly hired executive director of the Dugas Community Park, Brittany Fisher is set to manage the largest-scale project in Allen County since the construction of Barren River Lake over 50 years ago. Fisher, an Allen County native, has come full

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Open house held for public to discuss Barren River Lake winter pool elevation

Daily News

Date: 7/21/2016 5:40:00 PM

GLASGOW – A public meeting was held Wednesday at the Army Corps of Engineers, 11088 Finney Road, to answer all pertinent questions related to the recommendation of keeping Barren River Lake's current winter pool elevation target of 528 feet. The pool

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Corps making right call on lake levels

Daily News

Date: 7/16/2016 11:02:00 PM

Wayne Shelton, co-owner of several marinas on Barren River Lake, also raised some legitimate concerns about his dock stores not having enough water to sit on, nor would some of the boats. He also said some of the buildings would have to have been relocated

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Safety event for paddle board users set

Daily News

Date: 7/15/2016 10:04:00 PM

For the first time, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has organized an event to spread awareness about safe paddling on Barren River Lake. The Corps of Engineers’ main focus is flood prevention, but a demand for recreational safety has recently increased

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Glasgow High School grad auditions for 'The Voice'

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 7/15/2016 4:53:00 PM

I'm really excited for her.” While she waits for that one very important phone call, Thompson is working as a server at Paradise Point Marketplace near Barren River Lake. The owners of the business, John and Sebrina Erskine, have also been keeping up

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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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