Wheeler Lake News

6/15/2019 2:51:00 PM
WTVF
HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — The man who drowned in the Tennessee River Friday has been identified as Jason Hoilman. Hoilman's body was found after a large mutli-agency search was carried out into ...

6/14/2019 10:31:34 PM
WHNT-TV Huntsville on MSN.com
The 3M Plant in Decatur failed to obey federal law by releasing certain chemicals or the waste of those chemicals into the Tennessee River.The company admitted to the chemical release in an April ...

6/13/2019 4:11:00 PM
Star Tribune
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility on Thursday agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal ...

6/13/2019 9:06:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
TVA to remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river TVA has agreed to dig up 12 million tons of coal ash stored in unlined pits at its Gallatin Fossil Plant in Middle Tennessee and clean up ...

6/11/2019 3:18:00 PM
WAAY-TV
Video posted to Facebook shows an alligator that was spotted in Decatur on Monday. The gator was spotted in the Tennessee River near the walking trails of Point Mallard. The Daigre family visited ...

6/11/2019 1:09:00 PM
Blue Ridge Outdoors
Knoxville, Tennessee sits at the head of the Tennessee River, surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, and quarries. This outdoor destination offers adventure within a short driving distance mixed with the ...

6/11/2019 10:38:00 AM
al.com
Looks like alligators are popping up all over North Alabama. The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office said a person walking on County Road 2 in the western part of the county spotted an alligator around ...

6/10/2019 10:27:00 PM
al.com
It looks like an alligator from the Tennessee River has made his way to a popular walking trail. Officials with the Decatur Parks and Recreation Department said they have been made aware of an ...

6/10/2019 6:08:00 PM
WAAY-TV
Decatur Parks and Recreation says it has been made aware of an alligator in the Tennessee River around the Point Mallard Walking Trail. The department says it has contacted Alabama Fish and Game, and ...

6/9/2019 6:18:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tourism officials in northwest Alabama say they hope the Tennessee RiverLine project happens soon. The Tennessee RiverLine is a planned system of trails along the Tennessee River ...

6/9/2019 12:29:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tourism officials in northwest Alabama say they hope the Tennessee RiverLine project happens soon. The Tennessee RiverLine is a planned system of trails along the Tennessee River ...

6/9/2019 12:25:00 PM
The Register Citizen
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tourism officials in northwest Alabama say they hope the Tennessee RiverLine project happens soon. The TimesDaily reports that The Tennessee RiverLine is a planned system of ...

6/8/2019 7:28:00 PM
Action News 5
The best chances will be east closer to the Tennessee River. TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. 20% showers. Winds: North around 5 to 10 mph. Low: 70. SUNDAY: Patchy fog then mostly cloudy. 20% showers. Winds: ...

6/6/2019 5:04:00 AM
Oak Ridge Today
You can learn about water quality and microplastics in the Tennessee River during a meeting in Oak Ridge tonight (Thursday, June 6). The program is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Thursday at the ...

6/5/2019 10:39:00 PM
TimesDaily
From Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paducah, Kentucky, the Tennessee River stretches 652 miles and touches four states — Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky. Its 41,000 square mile watershed is ...

6/5/2019 8:52:00 AM
Smoky Mountain News
“Faith, Fire and Spirit in the Tennessee River Valley” will be the title of the presentation during the Swain County Genealogical and Historical Society meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the ...

6/5/2019 8:26:00 AM
Smoky Mountain News
Then the government came back for more in 1941 when President Roosevelt authorized federal funding to build Fontana Dam on the Little Tennessee River and the TVA began land acquisitions. The ...

6/5/2019 7:46:00 AM
WRDW
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic are investigating an attack on a U.S. tourist in Punta Cana that the woman recently made public on social media, detailing a ...

6/4/2019 6:12:00 PM
WBIR
TVA is making room because the weather service is calling for 2 to 5 inches of rain across the Tennessee valley during the next few days. This has been a busy year for the River Forecast Center with ...

6/3/2019 10:03:00 AM
13abc
FOSTORIA, Ohio (WTVG) - Police in Fostoria are investigating after they say a man was seen assaulting a resident of the Good Shepherd Home on Columbus Avenue. According to police, officers responded ...

6/3/2019 6:40:00 AM
Blue Ridge Outdoors
Far out adventure in the heart of a thriving city. That’s what you’ll find in Knoxville. Located at the head of the Tennessee River, surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, and quarries, this city offers ...

6/2/2019 9:10:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The proposed Freestone Pumped Storage Hydro Project would be a smaller version of TVA's Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage facility just west of Chattanooga nearly 20 miles upstream on the Tennessee ...

5/31/2019 4:31:00 PM
WREG
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — As rivers flood towns north of the Mid-South, people in Hardin County, Tennessee are sending their thoughts and prayers three months after the Tennessee River flooded ...

5/31/2019 9:38:00 AM
Fox News
In northern Alabama, 3M produced these chemicals for decades alongside the Tennessee River. The river is located in the Tennessee Valley which stretches through seven southern states. It courses ...

5/31/2019 2:30:00 AM
djournal.com
The championship tournament, presented by Bass Pro Shops and hosted last week on Pickwick and Wilson Lakes out of O’Neal Harbor and McFarland Park, fielded 400 anglers in a two-day test of fishing on ...

5/30/2019 3:40:00 AM
Markets Insider
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture, farmers markets date back to the mid 1700s and as cities popped up across the United States ...

5/29/2019 10:21:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Unfortunately, Memorial Day weekend provided a quick reminder that as much as the Tennessee River and nearby lakes are constant parts of our lives and landscape, they can turn deadly in a heartbeat. A ...

5/29/2019 5:00:00 PM
KTVN
According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture, farmers markets date back to the mid 1700s and as cities popped up across the United States, many were designed with a designated area for a public ...

5/29/2019 1:51:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Judith Burleson was at the controls of a two-seater training aircraft under her instructor’s supervision during a discovery flight, which took her over the Tennessee River, Decatur and her Athens home ...

5/28/2019 10:27:00 PM
Decatur Daily
The all-volunteer rescue squad is providing patrols on the Tennessee River during peak hours on Saturdays and Sundays, said Morgan County Rescue Squad Chief Danny Kelso. “It’s something new we’re ...

5/28/2019 2:32:00 PM
WBIR
A spokesperson for Ijams told 10News that repairs were completed last week. Extending along a rocky section of cliffs on the Tennessee River, the Boardwalk is a great place to look for shoreline birds ...

5/27/2019 4:10:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
The Riverbend Festival, or Riverbend (named for the bend in the Tennessee River) by locals, was started in June 1982 as a five night festival. The annual festival has evolved into four nights and ...

5/27/2019 12:32:00 PM
Chicago Tribune
The 1960 movie, starring the late Montgomery Clift and somewhat based on fact, followed the TVA’s attempts to evict long-time residents along parts of the Tennessee River valley during the Great ...

5/26/2019 12:43:19 AM
WHNT-TV Huntsville on MSN.com
ALEA responded to a man who was found floating in the Tennessee River. WHNT News 19`s Madison Neal talked to the people who tried to save him. ...

5/26/2019 12:43:19 AM
WHNT-TV Huntsville on MSN.com
ALEA responded to a man who was found floating in the Tennessee River. WHNT News 19`s Madison Neal talked to the people who tried to save him. ...

5/25/2019 9:09:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
He advertised in 1889 that a one year's subscription to The Chattanooga Times would bring a lottery ticket for a 25-foot by 40-foot tract of land, which was advertised to have a spectacular view of ...

5/24/2019 5:31:00 PM
WAFF
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - One family is in disbelief, after their boat hit a power line on the Tennessee River this afternoon. According to the Morgan County Rescue squad, a family was traveling on ...

5/23/2019 8:53:00 PM
thedailytimes
In 2016, Martin Knoll, project manager for the Tenneswim, directed the most detailed analysis of Tennessee River water quality ever conducted. During this project, Knoll and his colleagues found the ...

5/23/2019 4:55:00 PM
BassFan
Like many of his competitors, Cox, who won the FLW Tour event at Chickamauga three weeks ago, lamented a distinct lack of current ¬ pretty much the spark that ignites a late-spring bite on the ...

5/22/2019 10:06:00 PM
BassFan
By now, some of you recognize the name Wade White. Once a primary advocate in keeping Tennessee River tailrace areas open to fishing, White has turned his attention to a larger problem, posing a ...





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