Kentucky Lake

KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


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357.10 FEET
2/12/2016
Full Pool: 359.0
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Football has the Super Bowl and bass fishing has the Bassmaster Classic

Examiner

Date: 2/12/2016 7:58:00 PM

Edwin Evers secured his berth and $100,000 on Kentucky Lake, Fred Roumbanis all have that one thing in common that backyard bonus gene. Hometown favorites they will get the crowd all in a rumble over rooting for the home team. The home advantage is real

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Public can access 911 map

The Paris Post-Intelligencer

Date: 2/12/2016 10:04:00 AM

It also contains everything from cemetery locations to shoreline features on Kentucky Lake. “The bays, the boat ramps, the recreational areas — all these things are all put together and quickly searchable,” Archer said. There are also about 20

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Lent is a busy time for businesses selling fish

Southeast Missourian

Date: 2/11/2016 10:00:00 PM

Thursday through Saturday year-round, Babe's serves catfish, buffalo and tilapia caught from the Ohio River and Kentucky Lake. But consistently in the 15 years the business has been open, "we do our biggest business during Lent," Butler said. Grocery

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Our Opinion: Remember the Boleys for the gift of laughter

Kentucky New Era

Date: 2/11/2016 4:36:00 PM

Occasionally they worked together, including a gig as gunfighters at the 1880s Kaintuck Territory show for tourists near Kentucky Lake. Joe’s death Jan. 30 at his Hopkinsville home, at the age of 58, marks the end of a great family legacy in this community

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Man charged in June 2015 boating incident

The Paris Post-Intelligencer

Date: 2/11/2016 11:00:00 AM

Smith was charged in connection with a boating incident that happened June 10, 2015, in Eagle Creek on Kentucky Lake, said Joe Campbell, District 12 boating officer for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. He said the incident happened around 4 p.m

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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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