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10/22/2014 4:41:00 AM
The Republic
Her partially-burned body was discovered on the morning of July 2, 2012, near Tims Ford Lake in Franklin County. The Tullahoma News reported (http://bit.ly/1CQWHvC) that Jones claims he was coerced into pleading guilty and had bad legal advice after being…

10/22/2014 4:27:00 AM
Associated Press
Her partially-burned body was discovered on the morning of July 2, 2012, near Tims Ford Lake in Franklin County. The Tullahoma News reported ( http://bit.ly/1CQWHvC) that Jones claims he was coerced into pleading guilty and had bad legal advice after being…

10/18/2014 1:19:00 AM
Times Free Press
A motorist who turned around to check on a possible grass fire found Sharpton’s burning body on July 2, 2012, off the side of Awalt Road on the shores of Tims Ford Lake. Sharpton’s 1995 Ford Mustang was found the same day on Three Forks Bridge Road in…

10/18/2014 1:00:00 AM
Times Free Press
A motorist who turned around to check on a possible grass fire found Sharpton’s burning body on July 2, 2012, off the side of Awalt Road on the shores of Tims Ford Lake. Sharpton’s 1995 Ford Mustang was found the same day on Three Forks Bridge Road in…

10/17/2014 3:53:00 PM
Tullahoma News
Her partially-burned body was discovered on the morning of July 2, 2012, off Awalt Road near Tims Ford Lake in Franklin County. After pleading guilty he filed a motion later the same month with the Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office to withdraw…

10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM
Wired 2 Fish
Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of…

10/14/2014 6:12:00 AM
Penn Live
After postponing the 2014 PAA opener originally slated for Sept. 25-27 on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn., the Board of Directors has also cancelled the remaining two PAA events for 2014. Starting with a single event on Choke Canyon, Tex., in 2008…

10/11/2014 4:00:00 AM
Al.com
Nichols floated down the Cahaba River, then into the Alabama River, and finally into the delta and the Gulf of Mexico. "The lower Cahaba is so rural you can travel for days without seeing other people," he said. "On the Alabama River you'll see bass boats…

10/10/2014 12:15:00 PM
gadsdenmessenger.com
On Dec. 4, 1906, Gadsden entrepreneur and steamboat captain William Patrick Lay founded the Alabama Power Company and began plans to build a dam near the site of Lock 12 on the Coosa River. Lay acquired congressional approval to build the dam, cleared the…

10/3/2014 2:14:00 AM
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9/11/2014
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! The only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to the…

9/9/2014 9:15:00 PM
Tullahoma News
A sophomore student at Franklin County High School drowned in Tims Ford Lake Sunday afternoon while on an outing with some friends. He was identified as Jesse Lee Barnes, 14, of Powell Street in Decherd. He was the son of the late Jimmy Barnes and Terenda…

9/9/2014 7:07:00 AM
The Herald Chronicle
A 14-year-old Franklin County High School sophomore drowned Sunday evening in a swimming accident at Tims Ford Lake. He was identified as Jessie Barnes. A group of teenagers was swimming before 5 p.m. at Kitchen Hollow in the Harmony community, just off…

9/8/2014 12:05:00 PM
WSMV
A 14-year-old boy drowned Sunday while swimming with friends on Tims Ford Lake. According to law enforcement officials, Jessie Barns was swinging from a rope into the lake when he went under and didn't resurface…

9/8/2014 6:12:00 AM
Live 5 WCSC
A 14-year-old boy drowned Sunday while swimming with friends on Tims Ford Lake. According to law enforcement officials, Jessie Barns was swinging from a rope into the lake when he went under and didn't resurface. Charleston County is taking a closer look…

9/8/2014 6:12:00 AM
WIS-TV
A 14-year-old boy drowned Sunday while swimming with friends on Tims Ford Lake. According to law enforcement officials, Jessie Barns was swinging from a rope into the lake when he went under and didn't resurface. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State…

9/7/2014 5:01:00 PM
ON YOUR SIDE
FRANKLIN CO., Tenn. – A teenager drowned in Tims Ford Lake Sunday. 14-year-old Jesse Barnes died after swinging on a rope swing. The Franklin County sheriff’s department said Barnes swung into the water and started to struggle. Friends tried to save…

9/2/2014 1:40:00 PM
Tullahoma News
The Labor Day holiday was a deadly one on area roadways, with three separate traffic accidents claiming three lives, and one man drowning in a tubing accident on Tims Ford Lake, according to authorities. Those killed in the wrecks were identified by the…

9/2/2014 1:40:00 PM
Tullahoma News
The Labor Day holiday was a deadly one on area roadways, with three separate traffic accidents claiming three lives, and one man drowning in a tubing accident on Tims Ford Lake, according to authorities. Those killed in the wrecks were identified by the…

9/1/2014 8:35:00 AM
News Channel 9
A Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency spokesman says Craig Caldwell wasn't wearing a life jacket when he was thrown from the tube. He was being pulled by a boat along Tims Ford Lake that his family and children were riding in…

8/31/2014 5:29:00 PM
The Herald Chronicle
A 42-year-old Grundy County man drowned Saturday while tubing in Tims Ford Lake. Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said Craig Caldwell, of Palmer, drowned around 3 p.m. in the lake,. Caldwell reportedly was tubing on the lake…

8/31/2014 1:18:00 PM
News Channel 9
A Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency spokesman says Craig Caldwell wasn't wearing a life jacket when he was thrown from the tube. He was being pulled by a boat along Tims Ford Lake that his family and children were riding in…

8/31/2014 8:39:00 AM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency say Craig Caldwell of Palmer, TN, was out on Tims Ford Lake, tubing with family. Officials say Caldwell fell into the water and drowned. He was not wearing a lifejacket. Officials say alcohol was not…

8/31/2014 5:03:00 AM
WSMV
Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency say Craig Caldwell of Palmer, TN, was out on Tims Ford Lake, tubing with family. Officials say Caldwell fell into the water and drowned. He was not wearing a lifejacket. Officials say alcohol was not…

8/30/2014 7:03:00 PM
ON YOUR SIDE
Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said Craig Caldwell, of Palmer, drowned around 3 p.m. in Tims Ford Lake. Caldwell reportedly was tubing on the lake, when he fell off into the water. About 30 minutes later, crews arrived on the scene…

8/22/2014 2:46:00 AM
The Herald Chronicle
Partin said he also has concerns about the runoff getting into Wagner Creek, which follows into Sharp Springs Creek, which drains into Tims Ford Lake. “We are worried about our health at this point,” Partin said. “When a sewage drain overflows it…

8/2/2014 10:04:00 AM
Tullahoma News
The Tims Ford Lake is considered one of the most picturesque lakes in Tennessee and is regarded as one of the top bass fishing and recreational lakes in the Southeast. There are seven miles of paved biking/hiking trails that connect all the major areas of…

7/22/2014 1:27:00 PM
The Herald Chronicle
A road leading to the edge of Tims Ford Lake has also led to a pronounced movement by area residents to get county government to widen and improve it. Fred and Kathy Galanga held a special meeting Thursday evening at their home to discuss the issues with…

7/19/2014 11:31:00 PM
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
My dad has been a dentist in Shelbyville for over 30 years. My mom, Vicki Bean and my stepdad, Bryan, live in Winchester, on Tims Ford Lake. My twin sister, Suzanne, and her husband, Chris, live in Nolensville. I am a proud aunt who gets to spoil my nephew…

7/9/2014 5:51:00 AM
Al.com
What are some other random places you've performed? Lawson: Actually, one time up at our lake house at Tims Ford Lake, we had our grandfather's 75 th birthday party. We just set up and started playing by the lake house and people would come up and park…

7/1/2014 9:23:00 PM
The Tennessean
Christopher Dowdle was 21 at the time of his death in 2000 when he and one of his closest friends drowned at Tims Ford Lake. Both young men were UT seniors and active members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Nylander graduates: Andres Nylander of Brentwood…

6/26/2014 5:59:00 AM
The Herald Chronicle
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) created the lake in the late 1960’s with the construction of the Tims Ford Dam, which is located in Franklin County. The dam is 175 feet high and stretches 1,580 feet across the Elk River. The water level rises an…

6/24/2014 4:11:00 AM
The Herald Chronicle
The Franklin County Rescue Squad has received a new piece of equipment emergency responders are hoping will make a difference in how fast they can get to victims at Tims Ford Lake. Franklin County Mayor Richard Stewart, Sheriff Tim Fuller and Rescue Squad…

6/3/2014 10:01:00 AM
The Herald Chronicle
Tims Ford State Park, located alongside Tims Ford Lake in Franklin County, is among the top 100 familyfriendly boating and fishing destinations in the United States, according to a recent nationwide vote. The other two Tennessee State Parks on the list…

5/22/2014 4:57:00 PM
Tullahoma News
However, as is standard procedure in fatal wrecks Fraley requested that tests be conducted. The two men reportedly were on their way to Tims Ford Lake at the time of the accident. Speed may have been a contributing factor, according to Fraley, but the…

5/22/2014 4:57:00 PM
Tullahoma News
However, as is standard procedure in fatal wrecks Fraley requested that tests be conducted. The two men reportedly were on their way to Tims Ford Lake at the time of the accident. Speed may have been a contributing factor, according to Fraley, but the…

4/29/2014 4:49:00 PM
The Herald Chronicle
Homes were destroyed in the Harmony, Pleasant Ridge and Broadview communities. A funnel passed over Tims Ford Lake and did minor damage in Coffee County. The tornado that hit the area was a reported F4 in strength. Eleven people were killed and 20 injured…

4/28/2014 6:52:00 PM
Lalate
Locations impacted include… Winchester…Lynchburg…Decherd…Estill Springs…Tims Ford Lake… Hurdlow…Marble Hill…Arnold AFB…Oak Grove and Harmony.” For continuing coverage of all tornado activity today click HERE…

4/28/2014 4:24:00 PM
Tullahoma News
Homes were destroyed in the Harmony, Pleasant Ridge and Broadview communities. A funnel passed over Tims Ford Lake and did minor damage in Coffee County. The tornado that hit the area was a reported F4 in strength. Eleven people were killed and 20 injured…

3/25/2014 12:59:00 PM
Grundy County Herald
The Tracker Boating Center in Winchester and the GCHS Bass Team played hosts to the High School Challenge Saturday on Tims Ford Lake. Eighteen boats from three high schools took to the water to see who could bring in the heaviest sack of five bass…

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