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4/14/2014 10:38:00 PM
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
The effort to defund Obamacare was ripe when the man of needed "experience and wisdom" folded for assurances that the Lake Cumberland dam renovation project would proceed. Our current reckless federal spending will enslave our children and grandchildren if…

4/14/2014 6:19:00 PM
Central Kentucky News-Journal
The following businesses were inspected by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department using the scale below. • 85 to 100, pass inspection. • 70 to 84, business must be re-inspected within 30 days. • Less than 70, a suspension of permit notice is…

4/12/2014 4:31:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
No one was injured in the incident. Present in the home at the time of the alleged meth lab bust were four minor children who were taken to the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for examination and then released to relatives. Joseph Frasure, Joe L…

4/11/2014 3:05:00 PM
WKYT 27
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - (somerset, Ky.) WKYT- It must have been a strange site for the early morning fishermen on Fishing Creek, on the headwaters of a Lake Cumberland...a truck nearly covered in water. They called for help. "Divers went in…

4/10/2014 8:29:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Somerset — Lake Cumberland’s rising waters and reputation as a “Houseboat Lake” no doubt were inspiration for Kentucky Sen. Chris Girdler’s resolution naming Kentucky the “Houseboat Capital of the World.” The resolution was adopted recently…

4/10/2014 7:02:00 PM
The Harlan Daily
Rury Eldridge, a junior for the Eagles, took first place in the 800-meter dash with a time of 2:13.6. Senior Tyler Collett placed fourth with a time of 2:26.7. Leslie County will participate in the Lake Cumberland Classic on Saturday…

4/10/2014 4:32:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Somerset — Lake Cumberland’s rising waters and reputation as a “Houseboat Lake” no doubt were inspiration for Kentucky Sen. Chris Girdler’s resolution naming Kentucky the “Houseboat Capital of the World.” The resolution was adopted recently…

4/9/2014 7:17:00 PM
Daily Independent
Also agreeing to work with the YCC Program are the Directors of the Work Force Investment Areas (Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Lake Cumberland Area Development District, and the Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board. Over the course of…

4/9/2014 10:52:00 AM
McCreary County Record
“We’re trying not to get everyone on the same page.” Moore added that a Lake Cumberland Area Development District representative was expected around the end of this month and could assist with the master list. Once it is finalized, it will be…

4/8/2014 8:57:00 PM
Glasgow Daily Times
GLASGOW — Two Barren County High School anglers missed qualifying for state competition by less than a pound at the recent Region 3 Bass Fishing Tournament at Lake Cumberland. Hunter Harper and Christopher Samaras caught two fish weighing 5 pounds…

4/8/2014 4:24:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Somerset — A rapidly rising Lake Cumberland has pushed massive amounts of debris along the shoreline at Waitsboro Recreation Area, making the popular boat ramp temporarily unusable. A huge log, surrounded by floating bottles, sticks, cans, used diapers…

4/8/2014 9:46:00 AM
Wayne County Outlook
In February 2013, the unemployment rate in Wayne County was 13.1 percent. The overall jobless rate in the Lake Cumberland area also increased in February. The rate for the month was 11 percent, up from 9.8 percent in January. In February 2013…

4/8/2014 9:38:00 AM
Wayne County Outlook
Mike Hollars officiating. Burial was in the Old Sandusky Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: Hospice of Lake Cumberland Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements…

4/7/2014 10:39:00 AM
Herald-Dispatch
JAMESTOWN, Ky. — Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is holding its ninth annual geocache event next month. Participants in the outdoor sporting activity use a GPS to hide and seek containers, which are called “geocaches” or “caches.” The event…

4/7/2014 7:11:00 AM
Washington Times
JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) - Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is holding its ninth annual geocache event next month. Participants in the outdoor sporting activity use a GPS to hide and seek containers, which are called “geocaches” or “caches…

4/7/2014 7:06:00 AM
WTVF
JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) - Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is holding its ninth annual geocache event next month. Participants in the outdoor sporting activity use a GPS to hide and seek containers, which are called "geocaches" or "caches." The event starts…

4/7/2014 3:10:00 AM
Daily Independent
a move that eventually will see the elimination of more than 600 jobs in the small town near Lake Cumberland. The reason for the latest closing is all too familiar: The company is moving its textile operations to the Central American country if Hondurus…

4/6/2014 12:17:00 AM
Courier-Journal
His optimistic outlook stems from the completion of the Corps of Engineers’ seven-year repair project on Wolf Creek Dam, which required lowering Lake Cumberland 40 feet below its normal summer pool. The discovery of an endangered darter in an…

4/4/2014 11:54:00 AM
The State Journal Frankfurt KY
Jacob Moore and Cameron Thompson, members of the Franklin County High School bass fishing team, placed third in the TBF (SAF) Kentucky State High School Fishing Championship on Lake Cumberland March 23 and qualified for the World High School…

4/3/2014 9:57:00 PM
Kentucky.com
He said that not only was Fruit of the Loom a big employer for Russell County, but for surrounding counties in the Lake Cumberland region as well. "We have about 2,000 manufacturing jobs in Russell County, and this is going to be about a third…

4/3/2014 5:29:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Somerset — The dastardly little duskytail darters that threatened to keep Lake Cumberland lower than normal for another summer won’t be moved out of the upper reaches of the impoundment until sometime this fall. Don B. Getty, manager of the Wolf…

4/3/2014 1:42:00 PM
WLKY
Fruit of the Loom announced Thursday that it will close its Jamestown plant. The clothing manufacturer, which currently employs 600 people at the plant in the Lake Cumberland area, will close by the end of the year…

4/3/2014 10:37:00 AM
Lane Report
The Boating Center provides maintenance, off-season storage and even transportation to Lake Cumberland, Lake Monroe, Kentucky Lake and various other statewide venues for its typically affluent clientele. Landrum said customers for the $50,000 to $130,000…

4/2/2014 11:13:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
The county-operated park is now surrounded by rising Lake Cumberland and the park’s two boat ramps and beach are usable. “You could swim at the beach now if you want to,” said Mike McQueary, assistant to Pulaski County Park manager Vickie McQueary…

4/2/2014 7:17:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
The county-operated park is now surrounded by rising Lake Cumberland and the park’s two boat ramps and beach are usable. “You could swim at the beach now if you want to,” said Mike McQueary, assistant to Pulaski County Park manager Vickie McQueary…

4/2/2014 6:02:00 PM
McCreary County Record
Juanita Richie age 90 years, 11 months, and 10 days of Nancy, Kentucky, formerly of McCreary County, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Jean Waddle Care Center, Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Memorial services were held Saturday…

4/2/2014 11:38:00 AM
Lane Report
That was 12 points higher than the hospital labeled Kentucky’s safest, Georgetown Community Hospital. Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset received by far the lowest rating in Kentucky, a 20. That was eight points below the next-lowest Kentucky…

4/2/2014 1:08:00 AM
Kentucky.com
Several boaters on Lake Cumberland have complained about overzealous boating enforcement officials. Senate Bill 212, which allows Sunday alcohol sales at small farm wineries. House Bill 81, which calls for displaying the national motto…

4/1/2014 10:17:00 PM
Princeton Times Leader
Early last month, we editorialized that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were stonewalling on their efforts to raise Lake Cumberland to its normal water level. In rural Kentucky, you will find a hidden gem where…

3/31/2014 8:55:00 PM
Kentucky.com
Senate Bill 109, which prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. Senate Bill 66, which requires police to have reasonable suspicions before entering a boat on Kentucky waters to check for possible violations. Several boaters on Lake…

3/31/2014 7:45:00 PM
Central Kentucky News
Jesse Benge, 69, of Science Hill, passed away Monday, March 24, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Born Feb. 16, 1945, in Oil Center, Jesse was a son of the late Homer and Maudie Perkins Benge. In the past, he was an employee of Twigg…

3/31/2014 7:16:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
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3/31/2014 7:22:00 AM
politicalnews.me
PoliticalNews.me - Mar 31,2014 - McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise Decision to Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels to 723 Feet Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and…

3/30/2014 2:24:00 AM
Kentucky.com
The Corps announced the dam was fixed and that it had discovered colonies of the tiny, rare duskytail darter in the headwaters of the lake ... It's true that people won't vacation and plants won't grow where the water and soil are toxic…

3/30/2014 12:22:00 AM
Kentucky.com
There would be little disagreement that some of SOAR's focus areas — like agriculture, natural resources and tourism — are tied to environmental health. All the focus areas rely on protecting the environment. It's true that people won't…

3/29/2014 11:03:00 PM
Daily News
Early last month, we editorialized that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were stonewalling on their efforts to raise Lake Cumberland to its normal water level. We stated that the repairs at Wolf Creek Dam…

3/29/2014 6:55:00 AM
politicalnews.me
...announced that Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell personally informed them that Lake Cumberland’s water level will be restored to 723 feet by mid-May. PoliticalNews.me - Mar 29,2014 - McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise…

3/27/2014 11:21:00 AM
KY Forward
“It is going to help black bass, sunfish and crappie. They will utilize ... had moved downstream from the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River while the water was down. Raising the lake back up could impact these fish. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

3/26/2014 6:39:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Hot off the press, that day’s top story caused the economic heartbeat of Lake Cumberland Country to skip a beat. Officials from the Nashville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the day before had called the media to The Center for Rural Development…

3/26/2014 6:26:00 PM
Lane Report
For first time since January 2007, levels will be at 723 feet above sea level FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 26, 2014) — The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) has decided to raise the water levels at Lake Cumberland to 723 feet above sea level this summer…


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