Watts Bar Lake News

1/20/2018 9:04:00 PM
Times Free Press
Areas that were once historic tribal headquarters along the Little Tennessee River were flooded. "I was pleased to introduce the Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act last January after extensive conversations with the Eastern Band ...

1/20/2018 1:21:00 AM
Patch
A tug-boat explosion on the Tennessee River in Kentucky left three people dead and injured several others, according to Kentucky State Police. The Marshall County dispatch received a call reporting an explosion at 9:17 a.m. and numerous departments ...

1/19/2018 11:50:00 PM
The Maritime Executive
On Friday, an explosion on a towboat on the Tennessee River killed three individuals and seriously injured several others. The vessel was docked at a facility outside of Calvert City, Kentucky for repairs. On Friday morning, a blast occurred in her ...

1/19/2018 7:25:00 PM
Fox 17 Nashville
Officials say a boat or barge exploded on the Tennessee River in Kentucky, killing three and injuring others. Marshall County Emergency Management Director Curt Curtner says the explosion happened Friday at First Marine Dry Dock Boat and Barge Repair.

1/19/2018 6:32:00 PM
LOCAL8now
CALVERT CITY, Ky. (WVLT) -- Kentucky State Police detectives responded to an early morning explosion on the Tennessee River. According to KSP, Marshall County dispatch received a call reporting an explosion on a tug-boat docked on Hollinger Road at 9:17 ...

1/19/2018 4:28:00 PM
KFVS12
Emergency responders were on the scene of a deadly towboat explosion on the Tennessee River on Hollinger Road in Calvert City, Kentucky. According to Kentucky State Police, at 9:17 a.m., the Marshall County Dispatch received a call reporting an explosion ...

1/19/2018 3:51:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
UPDATE: Kentucky State Police Post 1 has released more information about a boat explosion that killed three people and injured six others on the Tennessee River in Marshall County Friday morning. In a news release sent Friday afternoon, KSP says the call ...

1/19/2018 2:50:00 PM
WDSU New Orleans
Two Louisiana men were among those killed when a tugboat exploded Friday morning on the Tennessee River in Kentucky, officials said. Timothy Wright, 52, of Calvert City, Kentucky; Jerome Smith, 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana; and Quentin Stewart, 41 ...

1/19/2018 1:15:00 PM
WATE.com
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) - Three people died Friday after a tug boat exploded on the Tennessee River in Kentucky. Kentucky State Police say county authorities were called at 9:15 a.m. to a dock on Hollinger Road. Multiple agencies responded to the scene ...

1/19/2018 8:28:00 AM
KFVS12
Emergency responders are on the scene of a deadly tugboat explosion on the Tennessee River on Hollinger Road in Calvert City, Kentucky. According to Kentucky State Police, at 9:17 a.m., the Marshall County Dispatch received a call reporting an explosion on ...

1/19/2018
WBBJ-TV
BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — A couples trip to Memphis ends in mystery. An Ohio man told investigators his wife died on the way to the Bluff City, and claims on the way back home he dumped her body in the Tennessee river. “Trying to clear this mystery up yet ...

1/19/2018
Nooga
Each Friday, we’ll feature a photo from Picnooga highlighting Chattanooga history. This week’s photo depicts an icy Tennessee River in January 1918. Want your photo to be featured on Nooga.com as a Photo of the Day? Submit it to [email protected ...

1/18/2018 10:35:00 PM
Nooga
Each Friday, we’ll feature a photo from Picnooga highlighting Chattanooga history. This week’s photo depicts an icy Tennessee River in January 1918. Want your photo to be featured on Nooga.com as a Photo of the Day? Submit it to [email protected ...

1/18/2018 5:38:00 PM
EJ Insight
In 1933, through the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, the United States established an agency whose purpose was to build hydroelectric dams on the Tennessee River. That effort benefited industry, agriculture, flood control, and conservation throughout the ...

1/18/2018 12:17:00 AM
AlterNet
By this he meant that Americans were now free to wipe out the evildoers south of the Tennessee River — first the hostile “Redstick” Creeks and then any Indigenous communities or runaway slaves in their way — much as the Israelites had once waged ...

1/17/2018 11:17:00 PM
Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media
MORE: Conserved land along Blue Ridge Parkway to protect water quality, hiking The property conserves a portion of land at the headwaters of Woodfin Creek, upstream of Woodfin Falls in the Little Tennessee River basin. The land, which can be seen from the ...

1/17/2018 2:56:00 PM
WBIR-TV
The event raises money for The Dream Connection, Patricia Neal IRC and Adventure Amputee Camp by letting participants hop into the frigid waters of the Tennessee River for skiing, wakeboarding and tubing. President Matthew Porterfield says if you get too ...

1/17/2018 11:32:00 AM
Nooga
This talk will explore the world in which Dragging Canoe lived and the one he crafted under the shadow of Lookout Mountain and along the banks of the Tennessee River. Click here to read more about Dragging Canoe and his legacy in Chattanooga.

1/17/2018 9:52:00 AM
Times Daily
CHATTANOOGA (AP) — A Norfolk Southern Railway official says the company still doesn't know how thousands of gallons of oil ended up in the Tennessee River and Citico Creek. The Chattanooga Times Free Press quotes company spokeswoman Susan Terpay as ...

1/17/2018 9:44:00 AM
San Francisco Gate
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Norfolk Southern Railway official says the company still doesn't know how thousands of gallons of oil ended up in the Tennessee River and Citico Creek. The Chattanooga Times Free Press quotes company spokesperson Susan Terpay ...

1/17/2018 5:54:00 AM
The Herald-News
The TVA public land features a boat launch, dock and a nearly three-mile hiking trail that traverses ridges and valleys lining Watts Bar Lake. “There is a nearly one-half mile hike to the beginning of a loop,” TCWP President Jimmy Groton said at a ...

1/13/2018 9:03:00 PM
Times Free Press
State and local officials, and the company allegedly at fault for the incident, said they still don't know how more than 1,000 gallons of oil from the Norfolk Southern deButts Yard ended up in Citico Creek and the Tennessee River. An oil spill Monday night ...

1/12/2018 5:38:00 PM
AL.com
Not everyone will see frozen precipitation. Those north of the Tennessee River will have the best chance, according to forecasters. A wintry mix will also be possible in the north part of central Alabama, according to the weather service, but forecasters ...

1/11/2018 11:53:00 PM
The Herald-News
The TVA public land features a boat launch, dock and a nearly three-mile hiking trail that traverses ridges and valleys lining Watts Bar Lake. “There is a nearly one-half mile hike to the beginning of a loop,” TCWP President Jimmy Groton said at a ...

1/11/2018 9:44:00 AM
Times Daily
The weather service issued the advisory for counties north of the Tennessee River, but Colbert and Franklin counties could receive some snow or sleet, officials said. Graphics from the weather service indicate snow and sleet accumulations of a half inch or ...

1/10/2018 2:58:00 PM
Times Free Press
An oil spill that dumped more than 1,000 gallons of fuel into Citico Creek, much of which flowed into the Tennessee River, came from a retention pond at Norfolk Southern Railway's deButts Yard, according to Tennessee Department of Environment and ...

1/10/2018 12:16:00 PM
Saturday Down South
While Butch Jones may be gone, his presence still looms large over Neyland Stadium thanks to his photo still being in place overlooking the Tennessee River. All Tennessee fans have the same question regarding the picture on the Neyland Stadium jumbotron ...

1/10/2018 8:17:00 AM
News Channel 9
The Chattanooga Fire Department (CFD) is in the process of cleaning up a petroleum spill at Citico Creek near the mouth of the Tennessee River. CFD spokesman Bruce Garner announced Tuesday that the spill came from a Norfolk Southern pipe in the DeButts Yard.

1/10/2018 8:11:00 AM
Nooga
Crews have been working to clean up a petroleum spill at Citico Creek near the mouth of the Tennessee River. (Photo: Bruce Garner, Chattanooga Fire Department) Officials identified Norfolk Southern as the source of the fuel spill that emptied more than ...

1/10/2018 7:49:00 AM
Nooga
Crews have been working to clean up a petroleum spill at Citico Creek near the mouth of the Tennessee River. (Photo: Bruce Garner, Chattanooga Fire Department) Officials identified Norfolk Southern as the source of the fuel spill that emptied more than ...

1/10/2018 7:00:00 AM
Chattanoogan
Jill loved our Lord, her family and her friends. She loved the Tennessee River her entire life and was happiest when boating with family and friends. Her constant companion every minute she was home was her black cat, Angel. Jill was preceded in death by ...

1/10/2018 7:00:00 AM
Chattanoogan
Jill loved our Lord, her family and her friends. She loved the Tennessee River her entire life and was happiest when boating with family and friends. Her constant companion every minute she was home was her black cat, Angel. Jill was preceded in death by ...

1/9/2018 10:37:00 PM
Times Free Press
More than 1,000 gallons of fuel spilled from Norfolk Southern Railway's deButts Yard into Citico Creek on Monday evening, with a portion of the petroleum pouring into the Tennessee River, according to city and state officials. The railroad company took ...

1/9/2018 10:18:00 PM
Decatur Daily
The 3M Co. allowed its industrial waste to be put in an illegal dump five miles from its Decatur plant, and toxins from the dump are leaking into groundwater, Fox Creek and ultimately the Tennessee River, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.

1/9/2018 4:01:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
But because the Tennessee Valley Authority, a federal entity, largely controls the Tennessee River, the Trump administration would have to be involved in any such final settlement. This provides both the perfect rationale for the administration’s ...

1/9/2018 3:02:00 PM
Southeast Missourian
A low-pressure system is expected to move into the Tennessee River Valley from the Northeast on Thursday, according to Ryan Presley, regional forecaster for the National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky. The system is expected to bring rain across the ...

1/9/2018 9:16:00 AM
WDEF
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A variety of agencies have now responded to a fuel leak on the banks of the Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga. Last night, around 6:30 PM, the Fire Department responded to reports of a petroleum spill at Citico Creek.

1/9/2018 8:20:00 AM
Bryan College Station Eagle Theeagle
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Officials in Tennessee say they are working to clean up a fuel spill at a creek near the mouth of the Tennessee River. A statement from the Chattanooga Fire Department says crews were notified Monday evening about a petroleum ...

1/9/2018 7:45:00 AM
Wmcactionnews5
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Officials in Tennessee say they are working to clean up a fuel spill at a creek near the mouth of the Tennessee River. A statement from the Chattanooga Fire Department says crews were notified Monday evening about a petroleum ...

1/9/2018 1:23:00 AM
Times Free Press
He said the Tennessee River is a "natural resource that should be enjoyed and appreciated by all." Consultant Sharon Younger, of Younger and Associates, was there to tell board members about the economic impact analysis her office created. The analysis ...





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