Articles from May 2012



McConnell: Port Oliver Recreation Area is a reality thanks to a “cooperative effort”

Around 70 people attended the dedication and ribbon-cutting for the Port Oliver Recreation Area May 29.

Busy week in, around Barren River Lake

This week, May 29- June 3, promises to be a busy week in and around Barren River Lake. All events are open to the public to either participate in and/or watch.

Friends of Barren River Lake & Park meeting in Bowling Green on May 31

The Friends of Barren River Lake & Park will meet Thursday, May 31, at 6:30 p.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church of Bowling Green, located at 1215 State Street, next to the Bowling Green Public Library downtown.

Port Oliver Recreation Area delayed dedication will be Tuesday, May 29

A dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Port Oliver Recreation Area at Barren River Lake, will be Tuesday, May 29, at 4:30 p.m.

Beaches closed Memorial Day weekend

Beaches on Barren River Lake will be closed this Memorial Day weekend.

Are you and your camper ready to go?

With the Memorial Day weekend (and the unofficial beginning of summer) just days away, are you and your camper ready to go?

Barren River Lake will host Walmart Bass Fishing League on June 2 at Port Oliver

Barren River Lake will host the Walmart Bass Fishing League (Mountain Division) on Saturday, June 2 at the Port Oliver Recreation Area, next to the dam.

Oh, the difference a week makes

With the help of an average of 3.5 in. of rain in the Barren River Lake basin this past weekend, the Barren River Lake is beginning to rise toward its summer pool of 552 ft.

Free Fishing Weekend, June 2-3

The weekend of June 2-3 is a Fish Free Weekend throughout Kentucky. Everyone can become a fisherman this weekend, no license required.

Glasgow Highland Games 2012 to host Team USA v. Team Canada competition

The 27th edition of the Glasgow Highland Games will be June 1-3, 2012, at the Barren River Lake State Park.