Kentucky Lake

KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


Lake Level
359.03 FEET
5/24/2017
Full Pool: 359.0
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Sheriff's office receives boat, personal craft

Times Daily

Date: 5/23/2017 10:29:00 PM

The sheriff said he expects the vessels to become valuable tools for his department. "The entire southern boundary of Lauderdale County is the Tennessee River," Singleton said. He said there also are numerous creeks in the county. "We have all this water

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LBL, TVA employee reunion scheduled

Princeton Times Leader

Date: 5/23/2017 10:25:00 PM

The reunion will be held at the Fenton Pavilion in LBL, near the Kentucky Lake bridge on U.S. 68/Ky. 80. The event will begin at 4 p.m., with a potluck meal served at 5. Those planning to attend should bring some of their favorite foods, as well as lawn

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Ready set to go: Long-time fish restaurant up for sale

My Journal Courier

Date: 5/23/2017 10:20:00 PM

“We have a fish route that we take fish on,” Ready said. “We market them to other restaurants. I get catfish out of Kentucky Lake. I have been since 1980. I get Buffalo from the boys up in Beardstown. They bring them in and I take care of it from there

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Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park will feature Arts and Crafts Show this weekend

KY Forward

Date: 5/23/2017 9:37:00 PM

The show will be at the park’s Old Beach area overlooking Kentucky Lake. Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, campground, restaurant, 18-hole golf course, marina, gift shop and many other recreational opportunities. The resort is

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America's biggest government utility slims down

Times Free Press

Date: 5/23/2017 9:20:00 PM

After helping to harness the power of the Tennessee River, Appalachia's coal fields and the atom first split in Oak Ridge, the Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing to slow down a bit after 84 years. In TVA's preliminary budget plan for fiscal 2018

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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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