APRIL 6, 2004 - Posted at 3:17 p.m. CDT
BONO, AR - A proposed lake that would provide fishing and recreation in the hills northeast of Bono is still planned.
A 132-acre lake and accompanying park are proposed on a site just off of Craighead County Road 361. The idea for the project began moving forward in early 2001, but to this day no dirt has been moved at the site. County Judge Dale Haas told K8 News that it's taken a while to complete required feasibility studies and get the proper legislation in place for the project. "What we've been waiting on is, we've had all of our feasibility studies done by the Corps of Engineers, but the Corps needed legislative language in place to move them from their scope of flood control so they could actually build a body of water that would be used for recreation and also a reservoir," said Haas.