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Project News and Notes

Upcoming Events

January 23-26, 2013    Calhoun County Fox Hunt (East end of Grenada Lake)

For more information about special events at Grenada Lake, call the field office at 662.226.5911.

Life Jackets are Mandatory at MS Lakes

The following life jacket rules are being enforced at all four of the Vicksburg District - North Mississippi lakes - Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid and Grenada:

  • All persons must wear a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket at all times while swimming outside of designated swimming areas
  • All persons must wear a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket at all times while skiing or being pulled by a vessel, regardless of vessel length
  • All persons must wear a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket on powered vessels 16 to 26 feet in length whenever under power by the main propulsion unit
  • All persons must wear a US Coast Guard-approved lief jacket at all times on powered vessels less than 16 feet in length or on non-powered vessels regardless of length

For more information, contact the Grenada Lake Field Office at 662.226.5911 or the MS Project Management Office at 662-578.3873 or 662.712.1201.

Press Releases

  • Enid Lake Bridge Closure

    VICKSBURG, MISS… As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District is closing the Enid Lake access bridge on Pope Road adjacent to the visitor center and fish hatchery off Interstate 55. The bridge is closed until further notice. All Enid Lake boat ramps and camp grounds are open. Motorists visiting Enid Lake should be prepared to detour around the bridge closure.
  • Vicksburg District’s Deputy for Small Business Receives Small Business Professional Award

    VICKSBURG, MISS…Department of the Army’s Office of Small Business Programs recently presented the 2017 Small Business Professional of the Year Award to Demetric T. Erwin. Erwin is the Deputy for the Vicksburg District’s Small Business Program and also serves as a special assistant to the District Engineer on all Small Business Program matters.
  • Vicksburg District Announces Promotion of 1st Lt. Cameron Fulford to Captain

    VICKSBURG, MISS… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, is proud to announce the promotion of 1st Lt. Cameron W. Fulford to the military rank of Captain. Capt. Fulford is working at the Vicksburg District through the Army’s Technical Engineer Competency Development Program (TEC-DP). TEC-DP allows 1st Lieutenants with engineering and architecture degrees the opportunity to work for USACE for 18 months before entering the Engineer Captain’s Career Course.
  • Vicksburg High Students Visit Vicksburg District Harbor Facility

    VICKSBURG, MISS… Fourteen sophomores from the Architecture, Construction, Mechatronics and Engineering (ACME) Career Academy at Vicksburg High School visited the Vicksburg District Harbor Facility Tuesday.
  • Precautionary flood fight measures will impact traffic near Blackhawk, LA

    Vicksburg, Miss… As a precautionary measure, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District is working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA. This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system.
  • Arkabutla Lake Hosts Youth Waterfowl Hunt

    Vicksburg, Miss…Arkabutla Lake of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks partnered to host the 13th Annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt held January 27, 2018 and February 3, 2018. The two-day hunt, opened for youth 10-15 years of age, was an opportunity for more experienced hunters to teach the younger hunters proper techniques and ethics of the sport.
  • Lower Mississippi River Museum in Need of More Volunteers

    VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is seeking more volunteers to operate the Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Site (LMRM). Civic clubs, groups or individuals are welcome to volunteer.
  • Enid Lake Hosts 15th Annual Clean-Up Day

    VICKSBURG, Miss…Team members of the Corps’ Enid Lake is partnering with Enid Lake Volunteers for Waste Management to conduct Enid Lake’s 15th Annual Clean-Up Day to be held February 24, 2018. Volunteers interested in participating in this event can meet at one of the following areas at 7:00 a.m., Enid Lake Field Office, Chickasaw Hill Boat Ramp or Sylva Rena Grocery. Areas of focus will include Enid Lake’s main access roads, recreational areas, and shoreline.
  • District Names Chief for Finance and Accounting Branch

    VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Amber Huell as Chief of its Finance and Accounting Branch of the Resource Management Office. In this position, Huell will serve as staff advisor to the resource management officer, the Deputy Commander, and operating officials on fiscal matters pertaining to the District. She will lead and advise a staff of eight accountants who provide finance and accounting services to the District’s tri-state area of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
  • Arkabutla Lake Hosting Youth Waterfowl Hunt

    VICKSBURG, Miss… The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Arkabutla Lake and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will host a youth waterfowl hunt on January 27, 2018 and February 3, 2018 in a management area near Arkabutla Lake Dam. The Youth Waterfowl Hunt will provide an opportunity for experienced waterfowl hunters to teach the younger generations of hunters proper techniques and ethics of the sport. A total of 12 hunters, six per hunt, will be selected from applications received by 3:00 p.m. January 13, 2018.