July 23 Newsletter on Lake Cumberland/Wolf Creek Dam
Friends of Lake Cumberland –
MORE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONS FOR THE LAKE ON THEIR WAY
The Kentucky Department of Tourism is working with Lake Cumberland marinas to generate a series of interviews on local radio and TV stations in cities like Lexington, Louisville, Cincinnati and others.
The goal – is to run a series of small contests where the lake is mentioned frequently during newscasts, drive time radio shows, etc. culminating in prize giveaways. These promotions should be starting in the next few weeks.
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
Wolf Creek Dam Repair Project Has a New Man in Command
The man in charge of overseeing the Wolf Creek Dam repair project and determining action plans including lake levels is now in his first week on the job.
Command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District was transferred Friday when Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Steven Roemhildt passed the Corps Flag to LTC Bernard R. Lindstrom during a formal ceremony at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville.
LTC Lindstrom comes to Nashville from Heidelberg, Germany, where he served as the Construction Management Chief in the 18th Theater Army Engineer Brigade in support of United States Army Europe, Deputy Chief of Staff Engineer.
A native of Pittsburgh, Penn., Lieutenant Colonel Lindstrom was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers in 1988. He has served in engineer leadership positions from platoon leader to company commander. He was a Platoon Leader in the 16th Engineer Battalion in Bamberg, Germany, Commander in the 317th Engineer Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga., Operations and Executive Officer (XO) in the 94th Engineer Battalion in Vilseck, Germany and in Baghdad, Iraq. He then served as the Brigade XO in the 18th Engineer Brigade in Heidelberg, Germany and in Baghram, Afghanistan.
LTC Lindstrom also served in Joint Task Force Provide Promise, in Naples, Italy, and in Zagreb, Croatia, and as a Team Leader and XO for 3-315th Engineer Regiment, Training Support in Harrisburg, Penn.
The new Nashville District commander earned an Associate of Science from Georgia Military College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mercer University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Benedictine College. He is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College and the Engineer Officers Career Course and Basic Course.
Lieutenant Colonel Lindstrom is married to the former Cara Jane Scully of Atlanta, Ga. They have three sons John William Kip 11, Alexander Ray 8, and Ray William 4 months.
LTC Roemhildt, who presided over the initiation of rehabilitation work at Wolf Creek Dam, will now become the operations officer for the Gulf Region Division in Iraq.
ANOTHER WEB CAM ON THE LAKE
The link above takes you to a Web cam focused at Grider Hill Dock and Indian Creek Lodge. Thanks to Jerry Gibson for letting us know about it. Based on their website, it appears to have been installed only a week ago – Monday July 16th.
There are now at least six different Webcams focused on Lake Cumberland. All six links are listed below in the Links section.
Let us know if you are aware of other Webcams not listed here.
CORPS’ WEEKLY REPORT – 7/19/07
INTERESTING FACT - A total of 305 holes have been drilled and cased on the embankment. Grouting operations continued as well bringing the total number of holes grouted to 66. All primary holes in the critical wraparound section have been grouted and most secondary holes with a total of over 59,000 gallons of grout in the ground.
WEB SITES OF INTEREST
LIVE WEBCAM ON LAKE CUMBERLAND FROM GRIDER HILL DOCK
LIVE WEBCAM ON LAKE CUMBERLAND FROM KEY REALTORS
LIVE WEBCAM ON LAKE CUMBERLAND FROM CONLEY BOTTOM
Jamestown Resort Marina, from the motel island looking ESE out to the main lake.
LIVE WEBCAM ON LAKE CUMBERLAND