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Obituary for Chasidi Poole

The Gourdon Times

Date: 11/26/2014 12:18:00 PM

She graduated from Arkadelphia High School in 1999 and attended Henderson State University. She was briefly employed at DeGray Lake State Lodge. She was preceded in her passing by her great-grandmother, Josie Walker Mendenhall, and her grandmothers

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Lake Dardanelle State Park earns regional award

The Courier Online

Date: 11/21/2014

Region 2 Park of the Year and Overall Park of the Year Bull Shoals-White River State Park; Region 3 Park of the Year Lake Poinsett State Park; Region 4 Park of the Year Historic Washington State Park; and Region 5 Park of the Year DeGray Lake Resort State

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Enjoying the Fall Season in Arkansas

The Oracle Online

Date: 10/28/2014 8:54:00 AM

There are a few locations that are only a short trip away. DeGray Lake Resort State Park features 113 campsites, lodging, horseback riding trails, biking trails and a golf course. The lake also has a marina with supplies for boating and fishing

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Through My Eyes: Arkansas again

Southwest Daily News

Date: 10/19/2014 4:04:00 PM

Everyone relaxes and enjoys the surroundings. It is at the DeGray Lake Resort State Park Lodge. Like a fine hotel, the rooms are spacious with all the amenities. The lobby is huge and comfortable and the dining area has the qualities of a fine restaurant

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2015 Bassmaster Classic Contenders Exposed

KPTV Fox-12

Date: 10/15/2014 1:23:00 PM

Another Classic slot will be filled by the winner of the Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship on DeGray Lake, Ark., Dec. 9-13. One slot is reserved for a College B.A.S.S. angler. Due to a hardship exemption, the field of contenders will also

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• Surface Area: 13,400 Acres
• Shoreline: 208 Miles
• Volume: 1,377,000 Acre Feet
• Average Depth: 47 Feet
DeGray Lake is a reservoir on the Caddo River, 8 miles (13 km) from Arkadelphia. DeGray Lake offers a huge span of recreational area and spectacular views. Arkansas Scenic Byway 7 is located on the eastern shore of the lake, and provides views of the lake, and also places to stay down the road.
DeGray lake and dam were authorized by Congress in the River and Harbor Act of 1950. Congress passed the Water Supply Act of 1958, which provided for the inclusion of municipal and industrial water supply as one of the project purposes. A 40 MW hydraulic turbine and a 28 MW turbine generate electricity for the Southwestern Power Administration of Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. DeGray dam impounds the waters of the Caddo River to form a flood control lake that covers 13,400 acres (5,400 ha), and a shoreline of 207 miles (333 km). The eventual damming of the Caddo River forced many people to move elsewhere in the area. Brick and concrete structures from former homesteads still stand on the bottom of the lake.
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