US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

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

  • Grenada Lake Youth Waterfowl Hunt

    Vicksburg, Miss…. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grenada Lake Field Office and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will host a youth waterfowl hunt on 1 February 2014. The youth waterfowl hunt will be at the Benwood Waterfowl Management Area and will provide an opportunity for experienced waterfowl hunters to teach the younger generations proper techniques and ethics of the sport.
  • Vicksburg District Selects Contracting Chief

    Vicksburg, Miss… The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces the selection of Lynniese Cosey-Mayfield as Chief of the Contracting Office. Cosey-Mayfield has over 26 years of extensive contracting experience which included previous positions with the Aviation Systems Command in St. Louis, Missouri, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, both in Washington, D.C. She came to the Vicksburg District in 2002 as a contracting team leader and later served as a branch chief.
  • Vicksburg District Hires Hydraulic Engineers

    Vicksburg, Miss… The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Vicksburg District has hired Blake Davis and Justin Giles as hydraulic engineers with the Hydraulics Branch of the Engineering Division.
  • Vicksburg District to Host Local Math Competition

    Vicksburg, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District and the Vicksburg Chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers are sponsoring a math competition for local students. The competition will be held 22 January 2014 at District Headquarters, 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • Enid Lake Annual Clean Up Day

    Vicksburg, Miss… The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) will hold the 10th annual Enid Lake clean-up day on 22 February 2014. Volunteers interested in participating in this event can meet at the Enid Lake Field Office, Chickasaw Hill Boat Ramp or Sylva Rena Grocery at 7:00 a.m.
  • Two Vicksburg District Engineers Achieve Licensing

    Vicksburg, Miss… Heather Sibley and Taylor Bradley of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) recently obtained their Professional Civil Engineer license. Only a licensed engineer may prepare, sign, seal and submit engineering plans and drawings to a public authority for approval.
  • Enid Lake Annual Habitat Day

    Vicksburg, Miss….The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s (Corps) Enid Lake’s annual habitat improvement activities will be held on 1 February 2014 at the Enid Lake Field Office beginning at 7:00 a.m. Volunteers should report to the Enid Lake field office located at 264 County Road 39, Enid, Mississippi.
  • Vicksburg District To Host Physically Challenged Deer Hunt

    Vicksburg, Miss…..The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisiana Field Office will host its ninth annual physically challenged deer hunt at the Columbia Lock and Dam. The hunt will be held Saturday 18 January 2014. Eight disabled hunters were randomly selected to hunt on approximately 400 acres adjacent to the lock and dam area located at 580 Lock Office Road, Columbia, Louisiana.
  • Sardis Lake Hosts 32nd Annual Bald Eagle Watch

    Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) will host the 32nd annual Sardis Lake mid-winter bald eagle survey Saturday, 11 January 2014. Volunteers will watch, count and document movement of bald eagles around Sardis Lake. Volunteers should dress appropriately and meet at the Sardis Lake Field Office at 7:00 a.m. for information and instructions.
  • Arkabutla Lake Fish Habitat Day

    Vicksburg, Miss….The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) will host the 2014 fish habitat day at Arkabutla Lake on Saturday, 22 February at 7:00 a.m. Volunteers should report to the Arkabutla Lake Field Office located at 3905 Arkabutla Dam Road in Coldwater, Mississippi 38618.