by Max Brantley
Interesting news release from Kentucky, on the jump, claiming Arkansas tourism officials have been bad-mouthing Lake Cumberland unfairly.
Any anglers/boaters out there with insight?
I have a call into the Ozark Tourism office that put out the offending news release, but no return so far.
Fiveash writes: “I’m confident that if someone spread inaccuracies about your region in hopes of discouraging visitation, you’d be highly insulted. As a fellow tourism professional, I’m sure you would never try to misrepresent the facts just to attract more visitors to your area.”
On April 11, The Ozark Mountain Region tourism association, based in Flippin,
The release said the
Lt. Col. Steven J. Roemhildt, commander of the Corps’ Nashville District, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer district in charge of the repair project, has been quoted as saying that the lake has plenty of water to enjoy and suggestions otherwise are disingenuous.
The letter states: “The fact is, access to
Fiveash called the release inaccurate and disappointing and asked the local tourism group to refrain from using erroneous information in the future. Fiveash pointed officials to www.KentuckyTourism.com to view a photo gallery showing a full lake and two web cams showing live pictures of boats on the water. He concluded by inviting officials from the