Archive: June, 2014
  • June

    Huntington Has HEART

    In a world full of gaps, Carol Edlin, Carolyn Jones and Jeanne Ann Mullins are a bridge, linking Huntington District employees and their loved ones to much-needed and welcomed resources. Over the course of a decade they have volunteered nearly 16,000 hours to help employees and their families better manage deployments to combat zones as well as natural disasters.
  • Island Creek Dedication

    West Virginia elected officials, residents, business owners and members of local, state and federal agencies celebrated a project April 28, 2014, that will reduce damages resulting from flood events in Logan County.
  • Shutting Down the New River

    The water flowing through the Bluestone Dam in Hinton, W.Va., was temporarily stopped on April 4, 2014, to allow survey teams to map the downriver side of the dam. It was a rare opportunity to see the bed of the New River below the dam. The Corps planned the event in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources to ensure minimal impacts to aquatic species, the lake, the river, recreation and local wildlife.
  • Cleanup at Yatesville

    A rainy day was no match for motivated volunteers who collected more than 175 enormous bags of trash, 11 tires, and even one shabby television set during a cleanup effort at Yatesville Lake and State Park in Louisa, Ky., on March 29, 2014.
  • Groninger Pays a Visit

    Command Sgt. Maj. Karl Groninger visited the Huntington District March 31 through April 1, 2014. He is the senior enlisted advisor to the Chief of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick. The purpose of his visit was to gain a greater appreciation of the Huntington District's many missions and responsibilities.
  • Building Bolivar

    We recently received an email and some photos from Dennis Vliet from Little River, S.C., talking
  • Bobber the Water Safety Dog

    Bobber the Water Safety Dog was one of the star attractions at the Folk Festival Parade in Glenville, W.Va. on June 21. Joining in the fun were (from left) Burnsville Lake Park Rangers Dylan Johnson, volunteers Sinney Nethkin and Peggy Dawson (Bobber) and Park Ranger Brittany Robinson.
  • Fishing Tournament

    The annual Kid’s Fishing Tournament was held June 7, 2014, at Lick Creek Pond at East Lynn Lake in East Lynn, W.Va.