Kentucky Lake

KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


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354.71 FEET
2/20/2017
Full Pool: 359.0
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Unitia community lives on in Masonic lodge

Daily Times

Date: 2/20/2017 9:07:00 PM

In the ensuing 30 years, settlers there opened a handful of sawmills along Cloyds Creek, began a ferry service across the Tennessee River, and established a post office. In 1834, the Tennessee Gazetteer newspaper reported that Unitia comprised about “one

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THE JUMP: No. 11 Prolific Prep (CA) vaults in Blue Star Media Elite 25 boys’ rankings; Illinois and North Carolina schools back in

bluestarmedia.org

Date: 2/20/2017 11:12:00 AM

Low-down: Beat Tennessee Prep Academy (Memphis, Tenn.), 90-65, at the Kentucky Lake Basketball Showcase in Benton, Ky. Also stopped Hopkinsville (Ky.), 94-75, as PJ Washington posted a double-double with 23 points and 18 rebounds. Three games remain in the

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Rain breaks just in time for Polar Plunge

Murray Ledger & Times

Date: 2/20/2017 5:13:00 AM

It was two years earlier, in fact, that the Plunge experienced its worst day with a winter storm bringing freezing rain that kept many people from making the drive to Kentucky Lake, resulting in less than 150 people participants. So, organizers like

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Robert Booker: YMCA provided opportunities for recreation

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 2/20/2017 12:24:00 AM

The highlight of those activities was to go on a hike during the school year. The one I remember most was when 15 or 20 of us walked east near the banks of the Tennessee River to a spot where we roasted wieners. We tied strings around the tops of our Coca

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The Tennessean Hotel to open in Knoxville in April 2017

ehotelier.com

Date: 2/19/2017 11:07:00 PM

Guests of The Tennessean Hotel can enjoy the city’s exciting and diverse arts, theater and culinary scene, shop in the boutiques of Market Square, take a cruise on the Tennessee River, visit the acclaimed Knoxville Zoo, and take in several historic sites

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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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