Kentucky Lake News

4/27/2017 11:00:00 PM
Times Daily
“You can sit under the tent in the shade or sit in the sun, listen to the bands and have a beer on the banks of the Tennessee River. I think it will be a lot of fun. It’s very much a family atmosphere, but some people like to enjoy a beer. If you want ...

4/27/2017 4:56:00 PM
Their plan was to slow the pull down Thursday afternoon by about 200,000 gallons per second. TVA is urging boaters to stay off the Tennessee River and local emergency management officials in the Shoals are telling people to stay off creeks too because of ...

4/27/2017 3:03:00 PM
April of 1862 brought bitter fighting to a rural area on the banks of the Tennessee River. On April 6-7 the Union and Confederate armies faced each other in a battle that resulted in 23,746 killed, missing, and wounded soldiers. This month marks the 155 ...

4/27/2017 7:59:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
The fish is sponsored by the Paris Optimist Club. Drake came from Kentucky Lake. Drake was big. He was 10 feet long and he was a 100 pounds. Drake got to Tennessee on a ship. He was in a tank on the boat. He sailed from Kentucky Lake to Tennessee.

4/27/2017 6:07:00 AM
WAVY News 10
At the rate we are already heating up we’ll probably have a few 90s. There is a cold front over the Tennessee River Valley, but it will fall apart by the time it gets here tonight. It will bring a few showers to the region late tonight. A few ...

4/26/2017 11:37:00 PM
Times Daily
The Tennessee River at Florence rose above flood stage Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to crest at about a half a foot or more above flood stage by this afternoon, officials said. The National Weather Service office in Huntsville stated in its latest ...

4/26/2017 7:00:00 PM
Decatur Daily
The Tennessee Valley Authority is cautioning local boaters to stay off the Tennessee River because of high water levels and extreme flow brought on by heavy rainfall. As of Wednesday afternoon, 1.2 million gallons per second were coursing through the ...

4/26/2017 3:32:00 PM
The Tennessee Valley Authority is urging boaters to stay off the Tennessee River because spillways at the dams are flowing at high rates. Wilson Dam in Florence has more than 750,000 gallons of water per second flowing through the spillways causing the ...

4/26/2017 2:49:00 PM
Decatur Daily
The wreck occurred just north of the Tennessee River on I-65, and troopers received a call at 3:14 p.m., troopers said. Injuries were reported, but the extent of injuries is unavailable at this time, troopers said. Morgan County 911 Director Ryan Welty ...

4/26/2017 11:42:00 AM
McCracken and McGraw will compete in the state championships May 12-13 on Kentucky Lake. Duck slam Henderson's Kaleb Duckworth hit a grand slam in the first inning of Western Kentucky's 22-17 win over Austin Peay Tuesday in Clarksville, Tennessee.

4/26/2017 8:33:00 AM
The Sentinel Echo
Jackson Douglas and Hunter Jones caught five fish weighing 15 pounds, 14 ounces, to capture the region title and a trip to the state championships, which will be held May 12-13 at Kentucky Lake. The region tournament was held on Lake Cumberland with 96 ...

4/26/2017 6:44:00 AM
Lebanon Democrat
It's all about fun and bragging rights." The tournaments are held on an array of area lakes, including Percy Priest, Old Hickory, Tims Ford, Kentucky Lake, Gutersville and Center Hill. "We enjoy fishing different lakes," Sandlin says. "For a few years ...

4/26/2017 1:02:00 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For the fourth consecutive year, the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods will be held on Kentucky Lake at Paris, Tenn., B.A.S.S. announced today. The prestigious national championship ...

4/26/2017 1:00:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Photos: Construction on South Waterfront project continues A boat sails down the Tennessee River in front of the South Waterfront project on the site of the old Baptist Hospital, made possible by a federal brownfields grant Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

4/25/2017 11:11:00 PM
Times Daily
FLORENCE -- The Tennessee River is expected to crest about 1 foot above flood level at Florence this week, but should not interfere with Saturday's Smoke on the Water Festival. That news had event coordinator Jeff McDaniel breathing a sigh of relief ...

4/25/2017 6:13:00 PM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
The Catfish Races are sponsored by The P-I and proceeds benefit the Henry County Literacy Council. Catfish freshly caught — on hooks, not in nets — from Kentucky Lake will be provided by Richard and Becky Sinclair of Sinclair’s Fish Market.

4/25/2017 7:05:00 AM
The hip-hop atmosphere in Chattanooga seems imbued with a particular melodic spontaneity that allows musicians to work from inside their personal influences while also absorbing the unpredictable movements and rhythms that blow in off the Tennessee River.

4/25/2017 2:45:00 AM
Tennessee River AT Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale the Tennessee River AT Florence. * until Saturday afternoon. * At 3 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.1 feet and rising. * Flood Stage is 18.0 feet. * Minor Flooding is forecast.

4/25/2017 1:00:00 AM
Outdoors FIRST
"This is a great opportunity to showcase Carroll County to people from more than 25 states". High School anglers will compete on Kentucky Lake, an extremely popular bass fishery straddling the Tennessee-Kentucky border. Four regional High School Opens ...

4/24/2017 10:58:00 PM
Times Daily
A flood warning is in effect for the Tennessee River at Florence, as the river is expected to rise above flood stage beginning Wednesday morning. The river is expected to crest at 20.3 feet by Friday morning, according to a warning issued by the National ...

4/24/2017 10:07:00 PM
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
Through our partnership with Crappie Masters, you can catch the American Ethanol angler team this weekend, April 28 and 29, on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley as they showcase the benefits of ethanol in our environment, our economy and the boat engines they ...

4/24/2017 9:04:00 PM
Daily Times
“The Little Tennessee River Valley: Treasure over Time” will be the next presentation in the Southern Appalachian Studies series at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Blount County Public Library. Mark Davidson, adjunct professor at Pellissippi State ...

4/24/2017 8:38:00 PM
Now the rain water is soaking into the ground and making its way back into streams and rivers. This has already caused flooding along the Tennessee River. The Tennessee Valley Authority reported that the Kentucky Dam turbines were at capacity while excess ...

4/24/2017 6:42:00 PM
Times Free Press
Parts of the Tennessee River overflowed its banks on Monday after TVA engineers opened spillways on the Chickamauga dam. Ellis Smith and Lesley Dale, members of the Times Free Press digital team, visited the dam to watch the swirling water rush downstream.

4/24/2017 4:49:00 PM
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — “We got up around 5:30 and started working on the garage, getting it cleaned out, stuff moved upstairs, so it would be above the water level,” Bonnie Seawright said. Seawright says she’s lived in Hardin County along the ...

4/24/2017 9:08:00 AM
The National Weather Service says warnings were issued for the Tennessee River west of Florence and south of Huntsville. The flooding...More >> Flood warnings continue after stormy weekend Flood warnings continue after stormy weekend

4/24/2017 5:19:00 AM
Founded in 2011, the Click Pro Daily Project was the industry’s first group photography blog and has brought together hundreds of female photographers. Dozens of inspirational photos are posted daily, and participants are encouraged to share camera ...

4/24/2017 2:37:00 AM
A FLOOD WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT TUESDAY NIGHT-SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE TENNESSEE RIVER AT FLORENCE Lower pressure will slowly push out of the Tennessee Valley where patchy fog and a few isolated showers will continue to fall across the Valley until the ...

4/23/2017 11:53:00 PM
All Triton Boat owners are invited to the Triton Owners Tournament at beautiful Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan, TN. Anglers fish for two days on Kentucky Lake for some of the best fishing offered in the state of Tennessee. Please join us for fun ...

4/23/2017 5:46:00 PM
Clarksville Online
A links-style course that was Travel + Leisure Golf’s top new course of 2004, the Fighting Joe features an iconic 18th green overlooking the Tennessee River. The par-72, 7,258-yard course has hosted the last three OVC Men’s Golf Championships—this ...

4/23/2017 6:18:00 AM
Taste of Country
Their first No. 1 single, “Tennessee River,” hit the radio in 1980, sparking a massive career that includes 21 consecutive No. 1 hits, making Alabama one of the most successful groups in the history of country music. Just some of their career-defining ...

4/22/2017 7:40:00 PM
Part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in state of Alabama, The Shoals has two 18-hole championship courses and lies between the Wheeler and Wilson dams on the Tennessee River in the Florence area. Wheeler Dam is named in honor of General Joseph ...

4/22/2017 12:04:00 PM
Clarksville Online
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 13th, 2017 the 24th annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament will be held at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing (Tennessee) State Park. Last season’s tourney drew nearly 200 boats.

4/22/2017 5:12:00 AM
Murray Ledger & Times
With solid waste removal having become a big issue with the county’s government in the past year, nothing has been more important than the areas bordering Kentucky Lake. So, the Tennessee Valley Authority made Calloway officials a deal Friday.

4/21/2017 10:18:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Lift stations pump the sewage out of the low points and keep it moving toward the treatment plant off Alabama 20 at the Tennessee River. Hardin said most of the first stage focused on sewerage improvements in Southeast Decatur “in areas that are the ...

4/21/2017 9:31:00 PM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
Fishermen, recreational boaters, campers and all lake dwellers have been concerned this week as to an ongoing die-off of Asian carp along Kentucky Lake. Big numbers have been seen floating and washing up on shorelines. While most have voiced concern as to ...

4/21/2017 5:36:00 PM
DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. — Imagine you’re kayaking with your family on the Tennessee River. You decide to climb some nearby rocks when you stumble upon human remains. The Decatur County sheriff says this happened to a 9-year-old girl near Perryville ...

4/21/2017 10:44:00 AM
Tulsa World
The 2017 Costa FLW Series Championship is being held Nov. 2-4 on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee.

4/20/2017 10:02:00 PM
The Augusta Chronicle
The win qualified the North Augusta pair to compete in the national championships on Kentucky Lake in June. Kyler attends Fox Creek High School, while Michael is at North Augusta High. Congratulations to William Hooker Jr., of Appling, who won a drawing ...

4/20/2017 6:34:00 PM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
He’s always dressed as an alligator, wearing that black helmet. Early on, there were rumors Darth had been seen dumping barrels of poison into Kentucky Lake and, even worse, that he was a University of Florida graduate. But rumors were all they were ...

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