Lake Barkley News

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.

4/12/2018 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 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.

4/10/2018 10:36:00 PM
WSMV
Krystal Daniels, 27, was booked into the Dickson County Jail and is being held on a $1 million bond. Krystal Daniels, 27, was booked into the Dickson County Jail and is being held on a $1 million bond. The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in ...

4/10/2018 6:44:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
CANTON, KY — A big explosion is set for Wednesday to bring down the Lake Barkley bridge. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesman Keith Todd says crews were working Tuesday to make sure everything is good to go for the demolition, Those crews weren’t ...

4/10/2018 8:40:00 AM
WKMS
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says it will close the new Lake Barkley Bridge on highway 68/80 Wednesday morning to allow for the demolition of the old adjacent bridge. The closure should last up to two hours on starting sometime between 6:30 a.m ...

4/10/2018 1:55:00 AM
The Paducah Sun
CADIZ - Call your girlfriends and head to Lake Barkley for a Red Hatter pre-Derby celebration. Red Hatters are invited to join Lake Barkley State Resort Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 to celebrate the Kentucky Derby. Come dressed in your finest Red ...

4/10/2018 1:55:00 AM
The Paducah Sun
CADIZ -- Tickets are on sale for the annual "Owl Prowl Weekend" at Lake Barkley State Resort Park on April 20-21. The weekend features nighttime van tours that last about three hours looking for owls and other wildlife. Tickets include programs that start ...

4/9/2018 10:18:00 PM
Murray Ledger & Times
CANTON — The New US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton is expected to be closed to highway traffic for up to two hours Wednesday morning. This closure of the New US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton is expected to start sometime between 6:30-9 ...

4/9/2018 9:59:00 PM
NKyTribune
Tickets are on sale for the annual “Owl Prowl Weekend” at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz. The event will be held April 20-21. The weekend features nighttime van tours that last about three hours looking for owls and other wildlife. Tickets ...

4/9/2018 5:20:00 PM
KFVS12
The old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton will be demolished Wednesday, April 11, weather permitting. The new bridge is expected to be closed to traffic for two hours. River traffic will also be halted for up to 24 hours the day of the blast.

4/9/2018 4:08:00 PM
WAVE
The old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton will be demolished Wednesday, April 11, weather permitting. The new bridge is expected to be closed to traffic for two hours. River traffic will also be halted for up to 24 hours the day of the blast.

4/6/2018 8:19:00 AM
KY Forward
Tickets are on sale for the annual “Owl Prowl Weekend” at Lake Barkley State Resort Park on April 20-21. The weekend features nighttime van tours that last about three hours looking for owls and other wildlife. Tickets include programs that start at 7 ...

4/5/2018 8:45:00 AM
Kentucky New Era
PADUCAH – Plans are firming up for the explosive demolition of two main spans on the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton tentatively set for Wednesday, April 11. The demolition team has started cutting steel at key locations on the two main ...

4/3/2018 10:22:00 PM
Murray Ledger & Times
PADUCAH – Plans are firming up for the explosive demolition of two main spans on the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton tentatively set for Wednesday, April 11. The demolition team has started cutting steel at key locations on the two main ...

4/3/2018 4:18:00 AM
WPSD Local 6
TRIGG COUNTY, KY — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released more information on the upcoming old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge blast set for later this month. The explosion has tentatively been set for Wednesday, April 11 sometime between 6 ...

4/2/2018 3:02:00 PM
KFVS12
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a planned demolition of the two main spans of the old US 68/ KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge in Canton for Wednesday, Apr. 11 depending on weather conditions. Traffic on the news US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge ...

4/2/2018 7:37:00 AM
WKMS
The Cadiz Rotary Club is auctioning off a chance to blow up the old Lake Barkley Bridge during a radio auction. The opportunity comes after Governor Matt Bevin auctioned the demolition of the Capital Plaza Tower. Education Committee Chair Dr. Scott ...

4/1/2018 5:00:00 PM
SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/2/18) – Plans are firming up for the explosive demolition of two main spans on the old U.S. 68/Kentucky 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton tentatively set for Wednesday, April 11. The demolition team has started cutting steel at key ...

4/1/2018 3:20:00 AM
The Herald-Palladium
Fishing was tough on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, the venue for the largest kayak tournament with the biggest payout ever held. In their days of pre-fishing before the tournament started Friday, March 23, Taff and his three buddies in the East Texas ...

3/27/2018
Artisan Kitchen
Artisan Kitchen is excited to announce it will be opening a new location in the Olympic Plaza at 506 North 12th Street in Murray, KY. Renovations on the location will be beginning shortly, with an opening date scheduled for mid to late summer. Long time restaurant partners, David Jones and Karla Lawrence who also own…

3/22/2018 4:50:00 AM
WKYT
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky transportation officials say the two main spans of the old Lake Barkley Bridge will be demolished next month. A statement from the agency says the explosive demolition for the western Kentucky span has been tentatively ...

3/22/2018 12:12:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say the two main spans of the old Lake Barkley Bridge will be demolished next month. A statement from the agency says the explosive demolition for the western Kentucky span has been tentatively ...

3/21/2018 11:51:00 PM
Associated Press
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky transportation officials say the two main spans of the old Lake Barkley Bridge will be demolished next month. A statement from the agency says the explosive demolition for the western Kentucky span has been tentatively ...

3/21/2018 10:17:00 PM
Murray Ledger & Times
This photo shows how the concrete deck of the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge has been removed and only steel remains. The new bridge that has been accepting traffic the past few weeks is seen on the right. Wednesday, the Kentucky Transportation ...

3/21/2018 8:34:00 AM
WPSD Local 6
CANTON, KY — A tentative date has been set to bring down the spans of the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says, weather permitting, the blasts will be on Wednesday, April 11. Over the last month, a demolition ...

3/20/2018 5:00:00 PM
SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/21/18) — The explosive demolition of two main spans on the old U.S. 68/Kentucky 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton has been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, weather permitting, highway officials announced. Over the last month ...

3/14/2018 11:40:00 PM
The Seattle Times
Games will also be shown at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Lake Barkley State Resort Park and Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville.

3/13/2018 10:15:00 PM
timesleader
Staff of the 111-year-old insurance business celebrated with a ribbon cutting and open house March 6 during a celebration hosted by the Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce. The office is housed at 28 Commerce St. in Eddyville, sharing space with the new ...





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