Articles from August 2011



Man is dead after truck leaves Siddens Road, submerges in Barren River Lake

A man is dead after the truck he was in went off the Siddens Road and into the Barren River Lake late this (Aug. 31) morning.

Barren County’s 11th annual Global Fest set for Glasgow’s square Sept. 3

Barren County’s 11th annual Global Fest in the Barrens is scheduled for the Glasgow square, this Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m-8 p.m. The entire day of activities is FREE.

As night temperatures fall, bass begin following shad to backs of creeks, flats

As temperatures at night drop into the 60’s, shad start migrating to the back of the creeks and shallow flats. The cooler surface temperatures scatter fish to the flats and back of creeks in search of food. The old adage “find the food source and you find the fish” is as true in fall as any other time of the year.

“Taste of Europe” begins with Spain Sept. 1 at Barren River Lake State Park

Barren River Lake State Resort Park will open its “Taste of Europe” dining series, Thursday, Sept. 1, with a “Taste of Spain” in the Driftwood Restaurant of the Louie B. Nunn Lodge.

As summer fades, time to store, winterize your boat so it will be ready in spring

As the boating season winds down, it is time to start thinking about protecting your valuable recreational asset.

Fish stressing in high water temperatures

The August heat continues to keep the water temperatures in Barren River Lake hot, which forces stress on fish.

Barren River Lake’s 24th Trashmaster’s Classic Lakeshore Cleanup is Sept. 17

Barren River Lake’s 24th annual Trashmaster’s Classic Lakeshore Cleanup is set for Sept. 17.

Prehistoric Indian Artifact Show Aug. 21 at Barren River State Resort Park lodge

The Green River Archaeological Society will have a Prehistoric Indian artifact show Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Barren River Lake State Resort Park lodge. The show is FREE and open to the public.

Barren River State Park meeting for October’s Haunted Woods is Aug. 18

An informational meeting for Barren River State Park’s Haunted Woods will be Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Louie B. Nunn Lodge in the Stonehaven Gallery.

Dept. of Fish and Wildlife offering “Ringtones Gone Wild” for cell phones

While looking at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife web site, I discovered on the left side of its home page, under Quick Links, a title, “Download Cell Phone Ringtones.”