Barge sunk in Iuka, repair is ongoing

By NEMS Daily Journal

IUKA – A barge ran aground in the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in the Pickwick Lake area near Iuka early Wednesday morning.
No one was injured, and divers were attempting to patch the barge’s bow tank Wednesday afternoon.
The boat was pushed against a bank to keep it from sinking.
The sunken barge was the front in a row of five barges being pushed.