Lake Barkley News

6/18/2018 10:27:00 PM
The News-Enterprise
For a relaxing vacation getaway, I recently rented a house on Lake Barkley. The home came with amazing views in a quiet and comfortable setting. It wasn’t a busy, rush around, get things done vacation, but instead a very quiet week shared with my mother ...

6/11/2018 7:19:00 AM
BassFan
Jake Lawrence of Paris, Tenn. caught a 19-11 stringer on Saturday to win the Lake Barkley Central FLW Series with a 3-day total of 72-04. His winning margin was 7-05 and the victory netted him $48,300. Lawrence said that he knew most of the bass would be ...

6/10/2018 12:46:00 PM
BassFan
Jake Lawrence of Paris, Tenn. caught a 19-11 stringer on Saturday to win the Lake Barkley Central FLW Series with a 3-day total of 72-04. His winning margin was 7-05 and the victory netted him $48,300. Lawrence said that he knew most of the bass would be ...

6/9/2018 6:25:00 PM
BassResource.com
Lawrence Wins FLW Tournament at Lake Barkley Jake Lawrence of Paris, Tennessee, won the FLW Series tournament at Lake Barkley Saturday CADIZ, Ky. (June 9, 2018) – Boater Jake Lawrence of Paris, Tennessee, won the FLW Series tournament at Lake Barkley ...

6/8/2018 4:38:00 PM
The Lima News
A year ago, Weisenburger finished fifth in the 2016 All-American on Lake Barkley in Cadiz, Kentucky with a 15-bass limit that weighed 40 pounds, 5 ounces. “It was frustrating to be so close to making top 10, but in this sport sometimes you just fall on ...

6/4/2018 6:52:00 AM
WVUE FOX 8 News
A boat has exploded at Lake Barkley. It happened just around 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Green Turtle Bay area near the fuel pumps. Our own Evan Gorman was on another boat in the marina and was the first to call 911. Fish and Wildlife officials say a man an ...

5/31/2018 11:07:00 PM
The Paducah Sun
Traffic on the new U.S. 68/Ky. 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton will be halted briefly this morning while one of the in-water piers on the old bridge is demolished. The 5-to 10-minute traffic halt is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. to allow ...

5/31/2018 4:34:00 PM
WKMS
Traffic will be briefly halted Friday morning on the New US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton for an explosive underwater demolition. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a contractor will temporarily halt traffic for five to 10 minutes around 10 ...

5/31/2018 2:03:00 PM
Kentucky New Era
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to temporarily halt traffic on the New US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton on Friday Morning, June 1, 2018. Traffic on the New US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton will be halted for ...

5/30/2018 2:18:00 PM
14 NEWS
New photos sent to us by a witness show the moment the a boat exploded into several pieces Sunday at Lake Barkley. They were sent to us by Jason Koger. In one of the photos, he highlights just how close his family was to the blast. Officials say the couple ...

5/29/2018 10:32:00 PM
timesleader
A new executive director is in place for the Lake Barkley Partnership for Economic Development. The partnership, recently reorganized as a three-county enterprise for Caldwell, Crittenden and Lyon counties, has been on the search for a full-time director ...

5/28/2018 11:56:00 PM
WTVW
A Daviess County family is back home tonight after witnessing a boat explosion over the weekend at Lake Barkley. The Koger family was just feet away from that blast that sent two people to the hospital and injured some of their own. "The weather was nice.

5/28/2018 5:08:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
LAKE BARKLEY, KY — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating a boat explosion that injured two people. Investigators are still searching for answers as to why the boat exploded on Lake Barkley over the weekend. Investigators say the ...

5/28/2018 5:59:00 AM
WTVW
Multiple people have been injured in a boat explosion at Lake Barkley. According to eyewitnesses, a boat filling up with gas at Green Turtle Bay caught fire and exploded Sunday morning. An Owensboro man and his family were right next to the boat and say ...

5/27/2018 8:16:00 PM
WLOX
A boat has exploded at Lake Barkley. It happened just around 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Green Turtle Bay area near the fuel pumps. Our own Evan Gorman was on another boat in the marina and was the first to call 911. Fish and Wildlife officials say a man an ...

5/27/2018 12:32:00 PM
WSFA
A boat has exploded at Lake Barkley. It happened just around 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Green Turtle Bay area near the fuel pumps. Our own Evan Gorman was on another boat in the marina and was the first to call 911. Fish and Wildlife officials say a man an ...

5/27/2018 12:32:00 PM
14 NEWS
A boat has exploded at Lake Barkley. It happened just before 1:00 p.m. Sunday at the Green Turtle Bay area near the fuel pumps. Our own Evan Gorman was on another boat in the marina and was the first to call 911. Evan says it doesn't sound like anyone was ...

5/25/2018 7:30:00 AM
Kentucky New Era
Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley are filled and ready to go as the Memorial Day weekend welcomes in the start of the summer recreation season. Record spring rains have helped the Tennessee Valley Authority, through its management of the Tennessee River ...

5/23/2018 11:05:00 PM
The Paducah Sun
Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley are filled and ready to go as the Memorial Day weekend welcomes in the start of the summer recreation season. Record spring rains have helped the Tennessee Valley Authority, through its management of the Tennessee River ...

5/21/2018 12:50:00 PM
WKMS
A fish kill of roughly 6,000 near on Lake Barkley late last week isn’t necessarily an uncommon occurrence according to the KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The kill started near a bridge located near the Moon River Resort in Cadiz, extended for ...

5/18/2018 2:34:00 AM
14 NEWS
The investigation into the deaths of two people killed in a boat crash on Lake Barkley has left authorities with a question. State Police say they're unsure who was driving the boat. State police say the crash happened Thursday morning when a boat owned by ...

5/5/2018 11:18:00 AM
14 NEWS
The investigation into the deaths of two people killed in a boat crash on Lake Barkley has left authorities with a question. State Police say they're unsure who was driving the boat. State police say the crash happened Thursday morning when a boat owned by ...

4/25/2018 2:07:00 PM
Clarksville Online
It’s a combination of open roads, back roads, and winding lakefront roads that are absolutely beautiful. We cross two bridges over Lake Barkley and eventually land at our destination. “Ok, Hank’s leading a ride on April 21st” was the last thing I ...

4/24/2018 11:50:00 PM
The Messenger
Hopkins County Bass Club member Steve Harn won the local tournament on Lake Barkley with 16.71 pounds of bass on April 15. He caught three fish including one that weighed 6.93 pounds. "This is the big fish for the weekend and up until that point the ...

4/23/2018 9:25:00 AM
Equipment World
The old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge in Canton, Ky., was demolished on Wednesday morning, April 11, 2018. Crews used explosives to take down the 90-year-old historic bridge. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet closed the new replacement bridge running ...

4/20/2018 10:19:00 PM
timesleader
The Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual awards dinner on Thursday, May 3. The doors will open at 5 p.m., with the meal beginning at 5:30 p.m. The dinner will be held at the Convention Center at Lee Jones Park in Lyon County.

4/14/2018 7:01:00 PM
WKMS
Crews are preparing for the explosive demolition of the Old Lake Barkley Bridge on the morning of April 11. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said in a release on Monday the demolition team has begun cutting steel at key locations to weaken the structure.

4/12/2018 6:52:00 AM
The Leaf-Chronicle
Photos of the old Lake Barkley Bridge in Kentucky being demolished Transportation employees take photographs of the the Old US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge on Wednesday morning prior to detonation in Canton, Kentucky. April 11, 2018 Check out this story on ...

4/12/2018 5:33:00 AM
The Indian Express
The Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton, USA, which was opened in 1932, was demolished by using explosives on April 11. The 3,104ft bridge cost around $566,000 (Rs 3.7 crore) to build and was officially named The Henry R Lawrence Memorial Bridge, according ...

4/12/2018 5:20:00 AM
Catch News
An 86-year-old Lake Barkley bridge in the US was demolished successfully on Wednesday. A bridge stood up-right for more than eight decades. This bridge was functional from 1932 and was used as a toll bridge. A lot of people gathered near the bridge to ...

4/12/2018 1:49:00 AM
The Paducah Sun
The spans from the old U.S. 68/Ky. 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton collapse into the lake following its implosion around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday. The Trigg County Rotary Club auctioned off the honor of pushing the button to blow up the bridge. The winning ...

4/11/2018 9:44:00 PM
Kentucky New Era
With a loud boom, the old Lake Barkley Bridge came down early Wednesday morning. Many lined the sides of the lake or watched in boats as they waited for the fall of the bridge. Russ Fish, who lives near the lake, said this was the second time he got to see ...

4/11/2018 8:04:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
TRIGG COUNTY, KY — Wednesday was an exciting, but bittersweet day in the Local 6 area. For 86 years, the old Lake Barkley Bridge connected Trigg County and Canton, but now it’s a thing of the past. Susan Holmes and June Ezell have been best friends for ...

4/11/2018 5:24:00 PM
KFVS12
The old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton was demolished Wednesday, April 11 at 7:20 a.m. The new US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge has reopened to highway traffic. Keith Todd with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said there were horn blasts ...

4/11/2018 12:34:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
TRIGG COUNTY, KY — A bridge many of you have used for years went down Wednesday morning. The Lake Barkley Bridge was demolished in an implosion Wednesday morning in Trigg County, Kentucky. The bridge opened in Trigg County, Kentucky, in 1932. It was ...

4/11/2018 11:32:00 AM
WTVW
TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT/WTVW) - - An 86-year-old bridge in Canton, Kentucky was destroyed Wednesday morning in an explosive demolition. The two main spans on the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge were detonated around 7:20 a.m. There will be an ...

4/11/2018 8:54:00 AM
The Courier-Journal
Photos of the old Lake Barkley Bridge in Kentucky being demolished Transportation employees take photographs of the the Old US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge on Wednesday morning prior to detonation in Canton, Kentucky. April 11, 2018 Check out this story on ...

4/11/2018 7:53:00 AM
The Courier-Journal
Watch as the old Lake Barkley Bridge in Kentucky is demolished Watch as crews demolish the Old US 68/KY 80 bridge over Lake Barkley at Kentucky's Land Between the Lakes. Check out this story on courier-journal.com: https://www.courier-journal.com/videos ...

4/11/2018 6:08:00 AM
WPSD Local 6
TRIGG COUNTY, KY — The old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge is gone. The bridge was taken down by a blast Wednesday morning. The new U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge was reopened to traffic at 8:30 a.m. You can watch a replay of the blast above.

4/11/2018 2:33:00 AM
WKRN-TV
Two main spans on the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge were demolished around 7:15 a.m. Highway traffic on the new U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge will be blocked for up to two hours to accommodate the use of explosives on the old bridge.





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