Barren River Lake 11.5 ft. above summer pool and more rain forecast for weekend

   The water level of the Barren River Lake is 11.5 ft. (8 p.m. April 21) above its summer pool of 552 ft., and rain is forecast for this weekend.
   The lake fell to within 2 ft. (554 ft.) of summer pool on April 12, then rains raised the level of the lake to 563.82 ft. on April 20, where it crest.

McConnell to Cut Ribbon at Port Oliver
  
U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will cut the ribbon April 27, at 1:30 p.m., for the official opening of the Port Oliver Recreation Area. The Corps of Engineers’ area is located next to the dam.
   Port Oliver has been open to the public since April 1.[portfolio_slideshow]

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