Articles from July 2013



Algae still concern at Barren River Lake and Nolin, Rough River, Taylorsville lakes

Barren River Lake algae is still a concern for caution for boaters and swimmers, according to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Barren River Lake Poker Run Saturday, Aug. 3, will benefit the Friends of Lake

Barren River Lake Poker Run will be this Saturday, Aug. 3, to benefit the Friends of Barren River Lake & Park.

KMBA has opened bike/running trail along Barren River in Bowling Green

The Southwest Kentucky Mountain Bike Association has opened its Low Hollow Trail in the Weldon Peete Park, next to the Barren River in Bowling Green.

Barren River Lake Poker Run Aug. 3, seeking volunteers to help Friends

The Barren River Lake Poker Run Aug. 3, is seeking volunteers to help with the Friends of Barren River Lake & Park fundraiser.

Big Bass Classic July 27 will benefit the American Heart Association

The 32nd annual Big Bass Classic will be Saturday, July 27, from 6 p.m., until 2 a.m. on Sunday, July 28, on Barren River Lake, out of the Port Oliver Recreation Area

CAUTION: Barren River Lake algae causes health concerns for humans and pets

Barren River Lake algae bloom is capable of producing toxins and is a health concern for those using the lake.

Be prepared to beat the summer heat

With 90+ degree days forecast this week and probably the rest of the summer, precautions should be taken to beat the heat.

Barren River Lake crests at 562.24 ft.

The Barren River Lake crest at 562.24 ft., just over 10 ft. above summer pool. on Thursday, July 11.

Get off the bank and catch some bass

Forget fishing the visible cover along the bank and instead concentrate on off-shore structures such as channel ledges, submerged islands, humps and long points to catch bass during the day in July and August.

2013 Barren County Fair July 11-20

The 2013 Barren County Fair, sponsored annually by the Temple Hill Lions Club, will run Thursday, July 11, to Saturday, July 20.