Rough River Lake


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Full Pool: 495.0
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Rough River Lake neighbors win fight against government over fees


Date: 9/12/2018 2:27:00 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Property owners along Rough River Lake faced thousands of dollars in fees for a mistake the the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers made more than 50 years ago. But hundreds of them

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New legislation keeps government from charging Rough River Lake residents costly fees


Date: 9/11/2018 7:32:00 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Hundreds of people who live near Rough River Lake will get to keep thousands of dollars they were going to have to hand over to the government. Property owners around the lak

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No. 25 Oilers roll past KWC


Date: 9/1/2018 11:03:00 PM

Kentucky Wesleyan College stayed competitive through most of the first half against No. 25 Findlay, but eventually the Oilers' firepower was too much to overcome as the Panthers fell 69-19 in their fo

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Bluegrass, folk rules last library concert of the season


Date: 8/31/2018 2:23:00 PM

The last Sunday concert of Daviess County Public Library's inaugural concert series will bring it all back home with bluegrass and roots-inspired bands. The concert, which starts at 3 p.m. on Sept. 9

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Russell Heckman

The Republic

Date: 8/28/2018 9:40:00 PM

Russell was a loving husband and father, with a quick smile for everyone. He loved boating on Rough River Lake in Kentucky, eating Kiwanis chicken at the fair and watching IU basketball. He was always

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• Surface Area: 5,100 Acres
Rough River Lake is a 5,100-acre (21 km2) reservoir in Breckinridge, Grayson, and Hardin counties in Kentucky.
It was impounded from the Rough River in 1959 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Rough River Lake Dam is a 132-foot-high earthen dam impounding a maximum capacity of 334,400 acre-feet. It is the primary attraction of Rough River Dam State Resort Park.
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