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530.91 FEET
Full Pool: 552.0
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Corps hosting virtual workshop for Barren River Lake Master Plan Update

United States Army

Date: 11/3/2020 6:11:00 AM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of updating its 1985 Master Plan for Barren River Lake located in Barren and Monroe counties in South Central Kentucky.A Master Plan is the document

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Bowling Green Daily News

Date: 10/28/2020 2:00:00 AM

Letters must be 300 words or less and are subject to editing for brevity and factual content. Please include name, address and phone number on submissions. Only names and cities of residence will

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GRAPHIC: Boy forced to kneel on uncooked rice, hold firework in mouth until it exploded, police say


Date: 10/21/2020 9:53:00 PM

Police in Connecticut arrested the mother and stepfather of a young boy on accusations of abuse and torture, including forcing the victim to drink hot sauce until he vomited, having him kneel on

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Warren Co. Man Facing Child Sexual Exploitation Charges


Date: 10/21/2020 7:00:30 PM

The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online. The investigation resulted in the execution of a search

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Abandoned horses now thriving in care of Barren County government, state park


Date: 10/21/2020 4:23:01 PM

After found abandoned a year ago, a handful of horses are now thriving in the care of Barren County officials and Barren River Lake State Park

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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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