Kentucky Lake

KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


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354.42 FEET
3/25/2019
Full Pool: 359.0
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Williams Papers Tell Much Of The Lot Of The Slaves In Early Chattanooga (17th In A Series)

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 3/24/2019 6:26:00 PM

There were few antebellum plantations in the Chattanooga region, but on the banks of the Tennessee River five miles below town Samuel Williams had "an old-fashioned Southern plantation that was

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Kilgore's Corner: Call it Major League Fishing

Muskogee Phoenix

Date: 3/23/2019 10:14:00 PM

The 2019 Bassmaster Classic, considered the crown jewel of bass fishing, was held last weekend on the Tennessee River in Knoxville, Tenn. The world championship tournament drew a record attendance of

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Tennessee Riverkeeper removes one ton of garbage from Decatur tributary

WHNT

Date: 3/23/2019 3:18:00 PM

DECATUR, Ala. – On Saturday, more than two dozen volunteers gathered in Decatur, removing over 2,900 lbs of litter from Brush Creek, a tributary of the Tennessee River. The 2,900 lbs included

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Tennessee Riverkeeper continues micro-plastic campaign; Litter cleanup

WAFF

Date: 3/23/2019 1:45:00 PM

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - More than two dozen Tennessee Riverkeeper Volunteers removed over 2,900 lbs of litter from Brush Creek today, a tributary of the Tennessee River in Decatur. This includes about

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Sohn: A whole other - better - downtown

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Date: 3/22/2019 10:43:00 PM

Pretty much the only life left on what many Chattanoogans remember as the old Combustion Engineering plant property was a few stubborn grasses — grown tall and waving in the breeze off the Tennessee

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 2,380 Miles
• Surface Area: 160,300 Acres
• Volume: 6,002,600 Acre Feet
• Length: 184 Miles
Kentucky Lake is a major navigable reservoir along the Tennessee River in Kentucky and Tennessee. Created in 1944 by the Tennessee Valley Authority's impounding of the Tennessee River by Kentucky Dam, the 160,309-acre (649 km2) lake is the largest artificial lake by surface area in the United States east of the Mississippi River (though not the largest by volume; Lake Cumberland holds that distinction).
It provides a source for hydro-electric power and, as one of the lakes alluded to by the name of Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, is a recreational magnet in western Kentucky and Tennessee.
The lake holds records for the largest of three species of fish ever taken in Kentucky: white bass (5 lb.), Buffalo carp (55 lb.), and yellow perch (1 lb., 4 oz). It is also the major attraction for two Kentucky state parks: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park to the north and Kenlake State Resort Park to the west.
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