Lake Cumberland

KENTUCKY


Lake Level
721.30 FEET
6/25/2017
Full Pool: 723.0
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Lake Cumberland News

KSP: Sheriff's deputy shot; suspect still at-large

wymt.com

Date: 6/24/2017 9:19:00 PM

The sheriff's deputy was taken to the Lake Cumberland Hospital. Police say the suspect is still at-large, and at this time they can not provide an accurate description of the suspect

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A new era for Carnegie

Commonwealth Journal

Date: 6/24/2017 5:36:00 PM

“I’ve felt for a long time that we should offer our local creative community an avenue to better reach out to our local business leaders in Somerset and the Lake Cumberland region.” To that end, Alexander’s aim is to create an entity he’s calling

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Heavy rains headed our way

Commonwealth Journal

Date: 6/23/2017 4:52:00 AM

This season’s third tropical storm is blowing up from the Gulf Coast and threatens to water down today’s kickoff to this weekend’s Somernites cruise and eventually muddy what is now a pristine, deep blue Lake Cumberland. A thumbnail glance at weekend

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Ranger Anglers Sweep FLW Angler of the Year Awards

Outdoors FIRST

Date: 6/22/2017 10:00:00 PM

The angler followed up with a sixth-place finish at the Harris Chain and a 12th-place finish at Lake Cumberland. The Beaver Lake event gave the angler a top-three finish. Although a slip up at the Mississippi River event left the angler in 59th place

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Community Calendar

Middlesboro Daily News

Date: 6/22/2017 9:00:00 PM

To pick up a kit, stop by on Mondays from 1 to 5:30 p.m. The American RED CROSS is seeking volunteers with flexible schedules to respond to single and multi-family home fires in the Lake Cumberland service area which includes Casey, Adair, Cumberland

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• River: Cumberland River
• Length: 723 Miles
• Surface Area: 50,250 Acres
Lake Cumberland is a reservoir in Clinton, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, and Wayne counties in Kentucky. The primary reasons for its construction were a means for flood control and the production of hydroelectric power. Its shoreline measures 1,255 miles (2,020 km) and the lake covers 65,530 acres (265 km2) at the maximum power pool elevation. The reservoir ranks 9th in the U.S. in size, with a capacity of 6,100,000 acre feet (7.5 km3) of water, enough to cover the entire Commonwealth of Kentucky with 3 inches (76 mm) of water. The main lake is 101 miles (163 km) long and over one mile (1.6 km) across at its widest point.
The lake has become a major source of tourism and an economic engine for south-central Kentucky.
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