Lake Cumberland News

5/21/2015 9:05:00 PM
WKYT 27
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous…

5/21/2015 3:13:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Emerson’s letter cites in part the effort put into to keeping a nurse at each of the district’s 12 schools and subsequent aid from Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. The district was notified in December that the Lake Cumberland District Health…

5/21/2015 8:04:00 AM
Lane Report
Kentucky’s grant recipients, city, dollar amounts, and the performing groups they are bringing to their venues are: Kentucky Center for the Arts Endowment Fund, Louisville, $6,510 for the Parsons Dance Company; Lake Cumberland Performing Arts…

5/19/2015 8:04:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
90 bridge into the waters of Lake Cumberland early last week. Autopsy reports returned Monday confirmed that Jack Dalton, 55, died after drowning in the lake. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department said that it appeared to have been a result of a…

5/18/2015 8:07:00 PM
Fishing World
(May 18, 2015 - MONTICELLO, KY.) Dwight Fox of Gainesboro, Tennessee, weighed four bass totaling 16 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Mountain Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Cumberland. For his victory, Fox earned…

5/18/2015 5:29:00 AM
LEX 18
Crews pulled a man's body from Lake Cumberland in Pulaski County Sunday evening. Crews pulled a man's body from Lake Cumberland in Pulaski County Sunday evening…

5/18/2015 3:29:00 AM
ABC36
The Pulaski County coroner says the body of a man was found in Lake Cumberland near the Burnside Marina on Sunday night. PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - A man's body was found floating in Lake Cumberland over the weekend. The Pulaski County Coroner says a…

5/17/2015 8:56:00 PM
LEX 18
Crews pulled a man's body from Lake Cumberland in Pulaski County Sunday evening. The coroner says a family was out fishing and came upon the body of a man near the Burnside Marina. The body will be taken to the medical examiner in Frankfort for positive…

5/15/2015 8:57:00 AM
The Sentinel Echo
It could be that I am not prone to catching fish. Last week I launched the kayak onto Lake Cumberland. I had no plans other than bluegill would soon be nesting and bass should at least be thinking about it. I do not discriminate in my fishing. If it will…

5/15/2015 4:55:00 AM
Commonwealth Journal
Councilor Jimmy Eastham said that the levels of Lake Cumberland being back up now that repairs to Wolf Creek Dam are completed may be taking away customers to the park as well. Sims said the park has looked into renting equipment to create a snow tubing…

5/12/2015 8:37:00 AM
Floyd County Times
FRANKFORT - The conservation camps at Camp Earl Wallace on Lake Cumberland and Camp Robert C. Webb on Grayson Lake still have a few available openings for the upcoming summer. “Some weeks are full, but we do have a few weeks with spots remaining…

5/12/2015 7:24:00 AM
Central Kentucky News
Members of the George Rogers Clark High School Teen Leadership Council recently attended the third annual Bluegrass East Regional Teen Leadership Conference at Jabez on Lake Cumberland. Members of the council are Tim Sublette, Joe Wong, Marvin Bishop…

5/12/2015 6:48:00 AM
Wayne County Outlook
The earlier resolution was sent to council by the Lake Cumberland Area Development District, before they learned of some other changes that needed to be incorporated into the document. The new document must be in place by July 1, according to Lake…

5/12/2015 1:00:00 AM
Floyd County Times
FRANKFORT - The conservation camps at Camp Earl Wallace on Lake Cumberland and Camp Robert C. Webb on Grayson Lake still have a few available openings for the upcoming summer. “Some weeks are full, but we do have a few weeks with spots remaining…

5/8/2015 7:58:00 PM
Kentucky.com
The Gardens of Hickorylands Farm are on display for the 11th annual Lake Cumberland Master Gardener Association tour. The farm, which covers 20 acres in northern Pulaski County, includes formal and informal gardens influenced by those found in Savannah…

5/8/2015 2:33:00 PM
News Max
2. Jamestown Resort and Marina: Pull a prized “striper” (striped bass) out of Lake Cumberland at Jamestown Resort and Marina, three hours’ drive south of the museum. Accommodations include rustic fishing cabins, chalet condominiums, or a 12-person…

5/8/2015 4:48:00 AM
Commonwealth Journal
“In doing due diligence, his staff has passed along concerns about the annexation to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as requested by constituents in the Lake Cumberland area.” "I have never discussed the issue with Congressman Rogers,” Girdler said…

5/7/2015 4:54:00 AM
Commonwealth Journal
Last year was the first time since 2006 that Lake Cumberland was in normal operation. The water was held about 40 feet below normal for six summers to facilitate repairs to Wolf Creek Dam. The lake was allowed to rise 20 feet during Summer 2013…

5/6/2015 4:44:00 AM
Commonwealth Journal
Timing is critical for the shutdown because the generating plant beside Lake Cumberland at Burnside produces 341 megawatts of electricity, enough to power homes in about 30 cities the size of Somerset. Unit No. 2, on line in October 1969, produces 225…

5/5/2015 12:44:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
It was a rough weekend for the Pulaski County Lady Maroons softball team, as they went winless in the Lake Cumberland Fast Pitch Classic. Brad Gover and company got things back on track on Monday evening, as the Lady Maroons came away with a 7-4 victory…

5/5/2015 11:02:00 AM
Lane Report
The six with two-star ratings are: Georgetown Community Hospital, Harlan ARH Hospital, Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center, Spring View Hospital in Lebanon, University of Louisville Hospital and Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. The Centers…

5/4/2015 9:03:00 PM
Times-Tribune
Also approved was an interlocal cooperative agreement with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District through the Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment. A resolution was read which the council authorizes Rudder to enter into an agreement for the…

5/4/2015 2:09:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
It was two familiar foes facing off in the first game of the day Saturday, in the Lake Cumberland Classic. After both clubs suffered a loss the night before, Pulaski County was playing host to crosstown rival Southwestern High School. The two teams…

5/4/2015
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook for April 30…

5/3/2015 4:46:00 AM
Commonwealth Journal
The occupants of the pickup were transported for treatment, one to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and the other to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Their identities have not officially been released at press time, though the truck they were in…

5/2/2015 8:21:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
The visiting Green County Lady Dragons scored five runs, and held off a last ditch effort by PC, to win by a final score of 5-4 in the opening night of the Lake Cumberland Classic. The home team was being aggressive at the plate, making a lot of…

5/2/2015 8:38:00 AM
LEX 18
State Police say that both occupants of the Dodge pickup were transported to hospitals, one was taken to UK Hospital and the other was transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. The portion of KY 90 near the scene was closed for hours as a result of…

5/1/2015 7:31:00 PM
Wave 3
State police say at least two people survived the crash. One was taken to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, and one to UK Hospital. The wreck happened shortly before 6 p.m. on KY 90, about 3.5 miles west of Monticello in Wayne County, WLEX reported…

4/30/2015 8:26:00 PM
WKYT 27
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT)-Investigators think an elderly man found dead in Lake Cumberland, likely drowned. The Pulaski county sheriff's office says 88-year-old Eugene Jones was reported missing Wednesday afternoon. Deputies say they found his pickup at…

4/30/2015 8:11:00 PM
LEX 18
Pulaski County Deputies said an elderly man who went missing on Wednesday, has been found dead in Lake Cumberland. They said 88-year-old Eugene Jones didn't come home Wednesday night. At around 9:45 Thursday morning, a call to the Pulaski County 911 Center…

4/30/2015 6:20:00 PM
WKYT 27
Pulaski County, Kentucky (WYMT) - One Pulaski County man was found dead in Lake Cumberland tonight. Sheriff's deputies say 88-year-old Eugene Jones died in what appears to be an accidental drowning. The search for Jones began when neighbors said he was…

4/29/2015 9:03:00 PM
Glasgow Daily Times
The Hatchery Creek Stream and Wetland Restoration project just below Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland is nearing the half-way point to completion. Construction delays has pushed the opening of the Hatchery Creek project for public fishing up a year to May…

4/29/2015 9:39:00 AM
Central Kentucky News
Mary Roberts Dick, 49, of Eubank, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 15, at Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center. She fought a long hard battle with cancer and was a hero in every way. Born Sept. 21, 1965, in Hazard, Mary was a…

4/23/2015 4:55:00 AM
Commonwealth Journal
Lake Cumberland, during a pause in gushing April showers, crested at 727.85 feet above sea level at midnight Tuesday and started falling. At its crest, the lake was nearly 5 feet above the tree line. “All the hydropower units are running, spillway…

4/22/2015 12:03:00 PM
Central Kentucky News
Jessamine County bass fishing is legit. The team traveled to Lake Cumberland on Saturday for the 2nd Region tournament, the only qualifier for the state tournament. Three pairs of anglers qualified for the state tournament, and three more teams were within…

4/22/2015 9:24:00 AM
KY Forward
The Hatchery Creek Stream and Wetland Restoration project just below Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland is nearing the half way point to completion after the exceptionally harsh winter and wet conditions this spring prompted some delays in the construction…

4/21/2015 10:06:00 AM
The State Journal Frankfurt KY
Franklin County High School’s bass fishing team placed fourth at the Region 2 tournament Saturday at Lake Cumberland and qualified for state for the second straight year. FCHS senior Alex Kropf and sophomore…

4/21/2015 7:19:00 AM
Wayne County Outlook
Catron stated it appears Vaughn had accidentally shot herself. Evidence was collected at the scene for further testing. Vaughn was transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital by Wayne County EMS…

4/21/2015 6:23:00 AM
Winnipeg Free Press
JAMESTOWN, Ky. - An outdoor sport known as geocaching will provide a weekend full of activities at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park this week. The 10th annual Earth Day Geocache Weekend starts with registration Friday evening and continues through Sunday…

4/20/2015 2:20:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Pulaski County senior Matthew Crawford has participated in many Joan Spurlock Lake Cumberland Classic track meets over the course of his track and field career. Crawford made his final meet appearance worthwhile, scoring a meet-high 36 points on the boys side…





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