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May 7, 2014

A joyous celebration for Lake Cumberland


Somerset —

In bureaucratic speak, it was a productive session. From a distance, it seems somebody said “Get that minnow out of our hair.”
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided to seine the minnows and take the catch to Wolf Creek Dam National Fish Hatchery for safekeeplng and possible propagation.
 On March 25, Lake Cumberland started to rise, reaching and exceeding pool stage. And thus, Friday’s celebration at Lee’s Ford Resort Marina.
“It’s time to celebrate!” Hamilton repeated.

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