Land Between the Lakes

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is offering free cedar Christmas tree permits starting later this month.

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is taking early reservations for camping for next August, when a total solar eclipse is occurring.

  For residents in Western Kentucky, the name Golden Pond can bring back bittersweet memories. In the late 1960’s, the Tennessee Valley Authority evacuated residents of the town located in what is now known as Land Between the Lakes. A memorial overlooking Golden Pond was unveiled recently, depicting what it looked like. 

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Paducah officials say the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be in western Kentucky next month.

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Officials at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area are looking for volunteers on National Public Lands Day to help clean up trails. 

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Land Between the Lakes officials are proposing a timber salvage sale as part of ongoing cleanup efforts after a series of devastating storms in July. 

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service might add a native Kentucky animal to the endangered species list. The alligator snapping turtle, once native to this area, has decreased 95% in at least 5 states, including Tennessee, Kentucky and Illinois. 

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When the multi-use walkway on the new Eggner’s Ferry Bridge opens, pedestrians or cyclists will notice a series of etchings cut into the galvanized steel guardrail.

Paducah Sun-Democrat, via Pogue Library collections

Scattered in the pages of the Paducah Sun-Democrat during the fall and winter of 1940, among accounts of the Nazis’ movements in the Balkans and FDR’s defeat of Wendell Willkie for an unprecedented third term as president, a murder mystery unfolded on the eastern bank of the Tennessee River.

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Officials at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area are continuing with a planned timber thinning and sale this week.  

The Paradise Timber Sale on the north end of LBL paused for five-months during the winter season, but will now resume as soil conditions have improved.  

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