Kentucky Lake


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Firefighter's remains found in river nearly 2 weeks after vehicle plunged: report

Fox News

Date: 3/17/2018 11:39:00 PM

The body of a missing Nashville firefighter was found Saturday, nearly two weeks after his vehicle plunged into the Tennessee River, authorities said. The lengthy search ended when a fisherman found the body of 32-year-old Jesse Reed, Fox 17 Nashville

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City prepares to clear abandoned mill site [photos]

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Date: 3/17/2018 9:03:00 PM

1920 - John T. Lupton acquired 1,000 acres of land near the Tennessee River and created the mill town of Lupton City for his Dixie Mercerizing Co. › 1964 - The Dixie Co. changed its name to Dixie Yarns › 1998 - R.L. Stowe Mills acquires Dixie Yarns

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Missing Firefighter's Body Found After Car Went Into Lake

U.S. News & World Report

Date: 3/17/2018 3:18:00 PM

WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — The body of a Nashville firefighter who went missing when his car went into the Tennessee River has been found. The Nashville Fire Department says in a statement released Saturday that Jesse Reed's body was found by the Humphreys

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Body Of Missing Nashville Firefighter Found

USA Patch

Date: 3/17/2018 12:49:00 PM

WAVERLY, TN -- After 12 days of searching, the body of missing Nashville firefighter Jesse Reed was discovered by a fisherman in the Tennessee River Saturday. Humphreys County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Edwards said the body will be brought to

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UPDATE: Body of missing Nashville firefighter found in Tennessee River


Date: 3/17/2018 11:37:00 AM

UPDATE (3/17/18): The body of missing Nashville Firefighter Jesse Reed has been found in the river in Humphreys County. His body has been sent for autopsy. On day 11 of the search for a missing Nashville firefighter in the Tennessee River, crews said so

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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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