DeGray Lake News

6/10/2018 12:06:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
DeGRAY LAKE -- I love watching a lake come alive in the morning. It starts when the dawn curtain rises over a pale blue sky that glows aflame in the stage light of a rising sun. Like commuters driving to work, birds fly to their job stations with a ...

6/7/2018 3:31:00 AM
Texarkana Gazette
It is also home to a blacksmith school. DeGray Lake Resort State Park is Arkansas only resort state park. Located near Bismarck, Ark., in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains and nestled along the north shore of 13,800-acre DeGray Lake. The lake is one ...

5/21/2018 2:55:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The growth of multisport races in Arkansas makes it increasingly difficult to choose which to do. Even one event, the weekend's DeGray Lake Tri-Fest, asks racers to choose among several events. This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives.

5/4/2018 6:58:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The DeGray Lake Triathlon Fest will celebrate its 20th anniversary weekend this Friday through Sunday at the DeGray Lake Spillway Area, 420 Skyline Drive in Arkadelphia. This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be ...

5/3/2018 2:38:00 PM
Pine Bluff Commercial
Special entertainment will be provided by Alley Heaston, & Hempstead County Melody Boys. There will be booths by White Oak Lake State Park, DeGray Lake State Park, Cossatot River State Park, Daisy State Park, Millwood State Park, Crater of Diamonds ...

4/28/2018 9:11:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Her next position was at Arkadelphia Land and Timber near DeGray Lake, and she retired early — at 57, said her son, Scott White of Benton. White laughed about that; she doesn’t remember how old she was then. Shortly afterward, in 1986, is when she was ...

4/16/2018 8:28:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Maintenance on a section of Arkansas 53 west of DeGray Lake in Clark County will require it to be closed and traffic detoured for four days beginning today, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews replacing cross drains will close Arkansas 53 ...

4/16/2018 12:04:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Maintenance on a section of Arkansas 53 west of DeGray Lake in Clark County will require it to be closed and traffic detoured for four days beginning today, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews replacing cross drains will close Arkansas 53 ...

3/23/2018 9:56:00 PM
KTHV
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (KTHV) - The lodge at DeGray Lake Resort State Park just outside Arkadelphia reopened Friday evening after record flooding closed the lodge and other parts of the park for a majority of the month. "We're working hard to try to get ...

3/23/2018 4:56:00 PM
KTHV
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (KTHV) - The lodge at DeGray Lake Resort State Park just outside Arkadelphia reopened Friday evening after record flooding closed the lodge and other parts of the park for a majority of the month. "We're working hard to try to get ...

3/23/2018 1:53:00 AM
KAIT
After record-setting flooding caused a shutdown two weeks ago, the receding waters mean work can proceed at DeGray Lake. According to KATV, the central Arkansas lake was forced to close from high waters. Power was cut and parts of the sewer system were ...

3/22/2018 5:10:00 PM
KATV
Operations at Iron Mountain Lodge and Marina in Arkadelphia are now getting back to normal after floodwaters from Degray Lake recede. Two weeks ago, high water forced operations to come to a halt. Power was cut to much of the property and parts of the ...

3/21/2018 6:00:00 AM
HarrisonDaily.com
ARKADELPHIA – Hybrid striped bass are hard-pulling sport fish that have a reputation for being cooperative when bass and crappie become finicky. These man-made crosses of a white bass and their striped bass cousins also cause a bit of controversy between ...

3/16/2018 8:44:00 PM
ArkansasMatters
DEGRAY LAKE, Ark.-- Areas of DeGray Lake State Park opened up to campers Friday after flooding shut down and damaged camping areas for weeks. It's good news just in time for spring break. Both "A" and "B" campgrounds at the DeGray Lake Resort State Park ...

3/16/2018 8:36:00 AM
Newton County
UAPB researchers Shannon Smith and Susie Frawley netting hybrids for project ARKADELPHIA – Hybrid striped bass are hard-pulling sport fish that have a reputation for being cooperative when bass and crappie become finicky. These man-made crosses of a ...

3/12/2018 5:02:00 PM
KTHV
BISMARCK, Ark. (KTHV) — With Spring Break just around the corner, flooding could be an issue for some vacationers. Several campgrounds and boat ramps are closed, along with Arkansas's only resort state park. According to Park Ranger Brad Depriest, all ...

3/8/2018 4:00:00 PM
KTHV
BISMARCK, Ark. (KTHV) — With Spring Break just around the corner, flooding could be an issue for some vacationers. Several campgrounds and boat ramps are closed, along with Arkansas's only resort state park. According to Park Ranger Brad Depriest, all ...

3/7/2018 8:38:00 PM
KATV
On Degray Lake, record-setting water levels are now on the way down after nearly a week. According to the Army Corp of Engineers, the lake's crest was 423.2 on Thursday, breaking a 1982 record of 420.2. David Egleston has managed Iron Mountain Lodge and ...

3/7/2018 2:31:15 AM
KAIT
After record flooding, a southeast Arkansas lake park expects significant revenue loss. DeGray Lake Resort Park had to close the park lodge and campgrounds last week as water levels rose to the highest point since 1982. According to KARK, park officials ...

3/7/2018 2:31:00 AM
KAIT
After record flooding, a southeast Arkansas lake park expects significant revenue loss. DeGray Lake Resort Park had to close the park lodge and campgrounds last week as water levels rose to the highest point since 1982. According to KARK, park officials ...

3/6/2018 8:31:00 PM
ArkansasMatters
NEAR ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - Recent flooding is expected to take an economic toll on DeGray Lake Resort State Park. Park officials say they're anticipating significant revenue loss this month. The park lodge and campgrounds were closed last week when lake ...

3/6/2018 5:34:00 PM
ArkansasMatters
BISMARK, Ark. - DeGray Lake Resort Park is anticipating significant revenue loss this month due to the park flooding. Last week, the park lodge and campgrounds closed as water levels rose to its highest point since 1982, breaking the record for the lake.

3/3/2018 11:02:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
High water levels scuttle workshop The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has postponed a timber workshop for women because of high waters at DeGray Lake State Park, the division announced week. The Women Owning Woodlands conference was ...

3/2/2018 5:27:00 PM
KTBS
CLARK COUNTY, Ark.-- DeGray Lake's water level continued to rise Thursday despite no rainfall. A marina there is now without power as locals wait and watch to see what will happen by the spillway. A stretch of Skyline Drive by the spillway was closed ...

3/1/2018 8:15:00 PM
ArkansasMatters
CLARK COUNTY, Ark.-- DeGray Lake's water level continued to rise Thursday despite no rainfall. A marina there is now without power as locals wait and watch to see what will happen by the spillway. A stretch of Skyline Drive by the spillway was closed Thursday.

2/24/2018 5:00:00 AM
HarrisonDaily.com
o Resurfacing 2.5 miles of county road leading to Lennox Marcus Access on DeGray Lake in Hot Spring County. o Construction of a new concrete boat ramp and gravel parking area on Bayou DeView in Benson Creek Natural Area. o Resurfacing 2.6 ...

2/23/2018 6:50:00 AM
Newton County
Resurfacing 2.5 miles of county road leading to Lennox Marcus Access on DeGray Lake in Hot Spring County. • Construction of a new concrete boat ramp and gravel parking area on Bayou DeView in Benson Creek Natural Area. • Resurfacing 2.6 miles of county ...

2/22/2018 11:19:00 PM
nwaonline.com
The commission approved five federal partnership access projects at the Caney Creek Access on Lake Conway, the Lennox Marcus Access on DeGray Lake, Benson Creek Natural Area at Bayou DeView, Boggy Point Access at Lake Norfork and the McCallie Access on the ...

2/22/2018 11:19:00 PM
nwaonline.com
The commission approved five federal partnership access projects at the Caney Creek Access on Lake Conway, the Lennox Marcus Access on DeGray Lake, Benson Creek Natural Area at Bayou DeView, Boggy Point Access at Lake Norfork and the McCallie Access on the ...

2/17/2018 4:30:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
With persistence and a little luck, a visit to one of these big lakes should be a visit to remember. DeGray Lake near Arkadelphia and Bismarck in southwest Arkansas is a 13,800-acre hot spot that pumps out plenty of big prespawn crappie in February and March.

2/15/2018 11:48:38 PM
History
Most beautiful road: Scenic Byway 7, which winds through the Ouachita Mountains (known for quartz crystals), past DeGray Lake and Hot Springs National Park, then into Ozark National Forest. Road-trip playlist: Anything by local boy Johnny Cash. Most ...

2/14/2018 12:50:00 PM
Weather
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2/14/2018 4:30:00 AM
HarrisonDaily
After graduating with a bachelor’s in Wildlife Conservation and Management, she went to DeGray Lake Resort State Park as a seasonal park interpreter. In 1990, Bariola was selected for the superintendent program and has 26 years in park management.

2/7/2018 11:26:00 PM
NWA Online
Crappie fishing is good with soft plastic tubes in depths of 8-12 feet. DEGRAY LAKE Bass fishing is good on the main lake between Edgewood and Point Cedar using crankbaits across points. Also try Texas-rigged worms or lizards in green pumpkin or red shad ...

2/3/2018 6:32:30 PM
National Geographic
The bald eagle hit a low point in 1963 ... a fatal neurological disease that first showed up in bald eagles and coots wintering at DeGray Lake in Arkansas in 1994. Twenty-nine eagles died that year; the disease has since been identified at 11 lakes ...

1/31/2018 11:14:00 PM
NWA Online
DEGRAY LAKE Bass fishing is fair between Arlie Moore and Point Cedar on main lake points close to deep water. Throw medium-running crank baits -- lipped and lipless -- across major points and parallel to the bluff banks. Also try Texas rigged worms worked ...

1/31/2018 6:15:00 PM
Arkansas Online
DEGRAY LAKE Bass fishing is fair between Arlie Moore and Point Cedar on main lake points close to deep water. Throw medium-running crank baits -- lipped and lipless -- across major points and parallel to the bluff banks. Also try Texas rigged worms worked ...

1/31/2018 2:23:00 AM
The Sentinel-Record
Holdover sites from a year ago are the Chamberlyne Country Club in Danville, DeGray Lake Golf Course in Bismarck, Greystone Country Club in Cabot and the Glenwood Country Club. The three new sites include Eagle Hills Golf Course in Little Rock, Lion's Den ...

1/29/2018 4:06:00 AM
The Sentinel-Record
A crowd watches as a yearling bald eagle takes off into the wild at DeGray Lake Resort State Park Lodge south of Hot Springs on Saturday. The eagle was found abandoned and blind in one eye. It spent eight months at Raptor Rehab of Central Arkansas where it ...

1/27/2018 4:00:00 AM
Harrison Daily Times
In 2002, he became a park superintendent, first at Cane Creek, then at DeGray Lake Resort State Parks. For the past two years, Wilson has been the Region 4 Supervisor, overseeing the management of nine parks in central/southwest Arkansas. “As a member of ...

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