Lake Cumberland

KENTUCKY


Lake Level
719.59 FEET
6/20/2018
Full Pool: 723.0
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Dog Distracts Driver, Causes Injury Crash On Cumberland Parkway

LEX 18

Date: 6/19/2018 8:05:00 AM

EMS treated the Sutherland at the scene for facial lacerations and arm injuries. He was transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for further treatment. The dog did not sustain injuries in the accident. LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A missing person

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Lake Cumberland boat crash sends woman to the hospital

WTVQ

Date: 6/16/2018 8:34:00 PM

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A fun time for some people trying to cool off on Lake Cumberland turned scary Saturday afternoon. Two boats hit each other head on during Thunder Run, an annual boat run near Lake Cumberland State Dock. A fish and wildlife

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Woman Taken To Hospital After Boat Crash During Thunder Run Even - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

LEX 18

Date: 6/16/2018 1:29:00 PM

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WKYM) - One person was taken to the hospital after a crash between two boats during the Thunder Run event on Lake Cumberland. WKYM radio reports it happened Saturday afternoon when a participant boat and a spectator boat crashed

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Where has 'Top Chef' been in Kentucky and where is it going next?

Lexington Herald-Leader

Date: 6/5/2018 1:23:00 PM

According to a fan page on Facebook, the show has been spotted this week in and around Louisville and at Lake Cumberland. And now, the team is taking a road trip to Nashville. Host Padma Lakshmi posted on her Instagram account on Tuesday morning a short

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RACING: Lake Cumberland Speedway fans paid tribute to a former track champion – the late Johnny Wheeler

Commonwealth Journal

Date: 6/5/2018 11:42:00 AM

BURNSIDE – It was an emotional Saturday night for Lake Cumberland Speedway fans, drivers and staff as we said farewell to “The Wheelman” Johnny Wheeler. Wheeler, a former track champion and long time racing veteran, passed away early Tuesday morning

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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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