Barkley Dam brought hope to region 50 years ago
Judge Shea Nickell, Kentucky Court of Appeals, presents a framed historical portrait of Vice President Alben Barkley, the namesake of Barkley Dam, to Mike Looney, Lake Barkley Resource manager, to be hung in the lake’s visitor’s center where it can be seen by future generations in memory of the vice president. The judge made the presentation during the 50th anniversary commemoration ceremony Aug. 20, 2016 at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, Ky.

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