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District Announces Chief of Permit Section of Regulatory Branch

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently announced the selection of Cori Carraway as chief of the permit section of the regulatory branch of Operations Division. Carraway will be responsible for the supervision of an interdisciplinary team tasked with the oversight, development, and issuance of nationwide permits, regional general permits, and compliance. [Read More]
Published: Mar-27-15

District names new manager for Corps’ Arkansas Lakes

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently named Rick Dwyer as its manager for three Arkansas Corps lakes including DeGray, Greeson and Lake Ouachita. Dwyer will be responsible for managing the three Arkansas Corps lakes with each of their hydropower plants, and 114,183 acres of public lands with 49 recreational areas. He will also manage a combined staff of 188 Corps and contract employees with an average budget of approximately $19 million. [Read More]
Published: Mar-27-15

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., March 23, 2015 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as follows: • March 23 9:00 a.m. New Madrid, Mo. (City Front) • March 24 9:00 a.m. Memphis, Tenn. (Beal Street Landing) • March 25 1:00 p.m. Vicksburg, Miss. (City Front) • March 27 9:00 a.m. Baton Rouge, La. (City Dock above USS Kidd) [Read More]
Published: Mar-23-15

Sardis Lake Hosting Public Meeting on Project Master Plan

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sardis Lake Field Office has scheduled a public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held April 2, 2015, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Oxford National Guard Armory located on Ed Perry Boulevard, next to the Oxford Convention Center. [Read More]
Published: Mar-12-15

Arkabutla Lake Hosting Public Meeting on Project Master Plan

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkabutla Lake Field Office has rescheduled the public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held March 23, 2015, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Arkabutla Lake Field office, 5500 Arkabutla Dam Road, Hernando, Mississippi 38632. [Read More]
Published: Mar-12-15

Bodcau Dam Road Closed for Repairs to Dam

Vicksburg, Miss… The Bodcau Dam Road in Bossier Parish has been ordered closed by the Bossier Parish Police Jury for repairs to the dam. There will be a detour on Highway 157 and take approximately two additional miles. It is not known at this time how long the repairs will take to complete. Signs will be posted for visitors to follow to the rifle range and horse trail. For more information call Tommy Jones (318) 949-1804. [Read More]
Published: Mar-10-15

Enid Lake Hosting Public Meeting on Project Master Plan

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Enid Lake Field Office has scheduled a public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held March 18, 2015, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Visitor and Education Center located below the Enid Lake dam, off I-55 Exit 233. [Read More]
Published: Mar-04-15

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., March 9, 2015 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. [Read More]
Published: Mar-03-15

Arkabutla Lake Postpones Public Meeting

VICKSBURG, Miss… Due to inclement weather, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Arkabutla Lake has postponed a public meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow, March 4, 2015. The meeting was regarding the update of the Project Master Plan, and will be rescheduled for a later date. The Project Master Plan is the strategic land use management document that guides the comprehensive management and development of all projects recreational, natural, and cultural resources. The goal of the update is to identify the best management practices to respond to regional needs, resource capabilities, and expressed public interests consistent with the authorized project purposes. [Read More]
Published: Mar-03-15

Grenada Lake Hosting Public Meeting on Project Master Plan

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake has scheduled a public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held March 11, 2015, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Grenada Lake ranger conference room (across from the Visitor Center), 2088 Scenic Loop 333, Grenada, Mississippi 38901. [Read More]
Published: Mar-03-15
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