Channelization en Obion Creek: Fixing Nature That's Been Tinkered With <p>The Earth&rsquo;s ecosystems operate on a fragile balance between soil, water and wildlife.&nbsp; In the early 20<sup>th</sup> century, a local drainage district upset this balance when it straightened and widened a Hickman County stream. It hoped to drain the land to add farmable soil to the area, but the stream clogged and farmers wound up with more water instead of less. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17340 at