Latest Clarksville, Virginia, weather

High water receding - Come on to Kerr Lake and camp

Date of Story: 
Friday, October 9, 2015
Source: 
Kerr Lake Parkwatch

The water is receding along the shores of Kerr Lake, hitting a high at a little over 305 feet above mean sea level, with full pool normal being at 300 ft. This morning the water, which is rapidly receding was less than 304.5 ft. That said, US Army Corps of Engineers reports no significance loss of campsite use due to water as does Virginia State Parks.

South Central Fair returns next week

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Another sure sign of fall, the South Central Fair arrives in Chase City next week for it’s 105th edition. First held on the lawn of the old Mecklenburg Mineral Springs Hotel, the fair quickly became an institution.

Kerr Lake Level Rises

Date of Story: 
Monday, October 5, 2015
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Because of the heavy rains, both around the lake and upstream, the level of Kerr Lake has risen more than seven feet in the last week. The most recent reading (at Noon Monday, 11/5) shows the lake at 303.23. It was at about 296 feet on Monday of last week. Water is being released from Kerr Lake into Lake Gaston.

Rains bring rise in lake level

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

As those who live in the area can attest to, we are getting some much needed rain here at the lake. As of 8 am, the average rainfall lake wide in the last 24 hours was 0.69 inches, and our elevation has come up to 296.39 from the previous 295 earlier this week. These levels are projected to increase.

Water transfer meeting postponed again

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

A state committee has delayed the hearing for Henderson’s inter-basin transfer request for the second time since July. The Environmental Management Committee, which oversees and adopts rules for several divisions of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, initially set the hearing for July but rescheduled it for September.

Bill Cochran Field Reports: A 116-pound catfish catch said to be third largest in Virginia

Date of Story: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Source: 
Roanoke.com

Tim Richardson and Steve Dudzinski, neighbors who live near Kerr Lake, were trolling for striped bass on the north end of the 50,000-acre impoundment when they landed what Richardson has documented as the third largest blue catfish catch in Virginia.

Labor Day fun at the lake

Date of Story: 
Monday, September 7, 2015
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

Photos from Labor Day at Satterwhite Point on Kerr Lake.

Gray Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Kerr Lake

Date of Story: 
Monday, August 31, 2015
Source: 
Bass Resource

Brandon Gray of Bullock, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds, 3 ounces Sunday to win the Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division Super Tournament on Kerr Lake with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 32 pounds, 14 ounces. For his victory, Gray earned $5,886.

Clarksville gets more time for Cove Project

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Source: 
SoVANow.com

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to renew the permits for the Cove Project, giving the Town of Clarksville three more years to seek funding for the plan, Town Manager Jeff Jones told Council at Tuesday’s meeting. The Cove Project was first developed in 1999 to install a municipal harbor with boat slips and a waterfront park in downtown Clarksville.

Auditions slated as Prizery, HCLT bring back Scrooge

Date of Story: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Source: 
SoVANow.com

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has won hearts all over the world for countless holiday seasons, whether read fireside to the children before bed, or watched on the TV screen for Christmas movie night over a bucket of popcorn while waiting for Santa to arrive; no matter where, or when, or how it was told to us, the story has sparked magic in us all.

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