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Sunglasses

Sunglasses

We know that it is important to protect our skin form burns and most of us have learned the hard way about protecting the “forgotten” places from sunburn – parts in our hair, behind the neck and ears and tops of our feet. But one of the most important places to...

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Lake Hacks

Lake Hacks

Yucky Grill? Grab an onion! Cut an onion in half. Put a little cooking oil on the flat side of the onion. Stick a fork in the curved side of the onion if you want a handle. Scrub the onion vigorously on the grill. Not only with the onion chemicals help remove old food...

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Sunscreen

Sunscreen

Sunscreen isn’t just something you smear on your skin once a day! Actually, sunscreen works by essentially activating inside the cells of your skin and that is process that takes a minute. – It actually takes 20-30 minutes before your sunscreen application is...

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Rowena’s Story

Rowena’s Story

The Voice of Rowena Past and Present Hello, my name is Rowena, and I grew up on the north banks of the Cumberland River. I hope you will take a minute to listen to my story. Please sit back and bear with me for my memory of the early days isn’t as clear as it once...

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Access Road Granted to Marina

Access Road Granted to Marina

Resurfacing work will improve safety for Lake Cumberland visitors using launch ramp, parking lot As part of Governor Matt Bevin’s ongoing commitment to provide a modern and safe transportation system that encourages economic growth across the Commonwealth, the...

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It’s Electric!

It’s Electric!

A milestone was reached on April 30, 2018, at Marina@Rowena! Thanks to the tireless work of SKRECC, Elliott contractors, Foothills Electrical Services and the Marina@Rowena Team, temporary electric has been completed and brought to the site. This is great progress and...

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A 70-Year-Old Vision Becomes a Reality

A 70-Year-Old Vision Becomes a Reality

Marina @ Rowena becomes a reality nearly 70 years after Government Planners envisioned development. In 1949, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers called the Rowena Landing South Area a “Strategic Site” for a future recreation development. Sixty eight years later, Marina...

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Story Behind Marina@Rowena

Story Behind Marina@Rowena

“Rowena” was the name of a community located along the banks of the Cumberland River prior to Lake Cumberland being formed by the construction of Wolf Creek Dam in 1952. The Steamboat “Rowena”, named after this community, made frequent stops at Rowena Landing as it...

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Management Team Named

Management Team Named

Marina @ Rowena, LLC is constructing a new marina development on Lake Cumberland in Russell County, Kentucky, just one mile north of the Clinton County Line. Marina @ Rowena is the first new marina development approved by the Nashville District Army Corps of Engineers...

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Lease signed for Marina@Rowena

Lease signed for Marina@Rowena

Sunset Marina Owners to Launch Second Marina on Lake Cumberland Sunset Marina’s owners have signed a lease agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop the first new marina built on Lake Cumberland in decades. A lease signing ceremony took place July 5,...

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