Distinguished officials and citizens celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Barkley Dam Aug. 20, 2016 with fanfare and remembrances at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, Ky. They shared stories and paid tribute to the sacrifices of Kentuckians who relocated to make way for the lake behind the dam, and highlighted Vice President Alben W. Barkley, the namesake of the dam. (USACE Video by Leon Roberts).
Taken: 08.26.2016 | Video by Leon Roberts
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers director of Real Estate visited with Nashville District area lakes, recreation areas and a marina concession Aug. 18-19 to learn about the district’s missions and to interact with managers and real estate specialists. Brenda Johnson-Turner visited Nashville for the first time and expressed gratitude as she toured J. Percy Priest Dam, Elm Hill Marina and Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort and Marina. “I am very excited to see the district’s progress and tour the marinas and concessionaires, which highlight the great work that the Nashville Real Estate and Operations team has done on behalf of the Corps of Engineers and Army,” said Johnson-Turner. Larry...
08.18.2016 | NASHVILLE , TN, US | Story by Mark Rankin