J. Percy Priest Lake News

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/13/2018 5:11:00 AM
Anchor of Gold
Today is the fourth annual Dores at the Shores, where Vanderbilt football players will be at the Nashville Shores Resort on Percy Priest Lake signing 2018 posters. Admission is $19.99. Vanderbilt bowl...

7/3/2018 12:13:00 PM
Vanderbilt University News
Be sure to enjoy the new Aqua Park, an interactive playground on Percy Priest Lake featuring 40 colorful, interconnected water elements including monkey bars, action towers, wiggle bridges, hurdles, a...

7/3/2018 11:42:00 AM
DVIDSHub
Briley added that his father passed away four years ago, and his fondest memories of him were fishing at J. Percy Priest Lake. “I know there are a lot of parents who spend time with their kids here, a...

7/1/2018 2:24:00 AM
WTVF
TWRA officers have already made several boating under the influence arrests this summer on Percy Priest Lake, so make sure if you're the boat driver, you stay sober. "Alcohol and boats and impaired dr...

6/29/2018 12:06:13 PM
USA TODAY
Speaking in front of the dam that created J. Percy Priest Lake, Nashville Mayor David Briley said that the reservoir is vital to the region and serves a growing population far larger than when President Lyndon B. Johnson dedicated it 50 years ago Friday.

6/26/2018 4:45:00 AM
WTVF
The incident happened early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex on Lincoya Bay Drive near Percy Priest Lake. A neighbor reportedly spotted two juvenile suspects breaking into a car and confronted ...

6/17/2018 5:16:00 PM
The Tennessean
At least three severe thunderstorm warnings were issued in the Nashville area on Sunday afternoon, mirroring the hot and stormy weather pattern that Nashvillians were treated to throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service issued a pair of ...

6/16/2018 4:26:00 PM
The Tennessean
Storms were starting to pop up in the Nashville area about 5:45 p.m., including one near Franklin and another near Percy Priest Lake. Franklin storm S of downtown, drifting S, torrential rain at Carnton Plantation. Storm may grow, anyone in Franklin may ...

6/9/2018 9:00:00 AM
Athletics
Fog filled the air while a thin film covered the murky-green water of J. Percy Priest Lake. As the clock struck seven, a silver Ford sedan followed by an F150 rolled into the parking lot of the Fate Sanders boat ramp in Smyrna. As the pickup circled toward ...

5/23/2018 6:43:00 AM
The Lebanon Democrat
Bryan Montgomery of Lebanon won the Cedar City Bass Anglers’ tournament on Percy Priest Lake out of Fate Sanders Marina last Saturday. He used a jig on ledges to reel in 19.36 pounds. Jeffrey Johnson of Franklin was second with 13.9 pounds using a jig ...

5/22/2018 5:40:00 PM
WGNS
With the outdoor SportsCom pool opening Monday and multiple lakegoers headed to Percy Priest Lake this weekend, it is key to remember swimming safety. Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and summertime is swimming time for many Tennesseans.

5/20/2018 4:23:00 PM
WTVF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Metro's Office of Emergency Management conducted a training exercise with its search and rescue K9 team at Percy Priest Lake. Sunday afternoon, OEM volunteers demonstrated a body recovery exercise and explained how the dogs use their ...

5/16/2018 5:03:00 AM
WTVF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Three boaters had to be rescued after they ran into some problems on Percy Priest Lake early Wednesday morning. Metro Nashville Fire Department was called to the area of Smith Spring Dock at about midnight. Three men went out on a ...

5/15/2018 6:48:00 AM
WGNS
Headed to Percy Priest lake this weekend? Even though boating season is just starting to get underway, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency has already seen some accidents, according to TWRA officer Jeff Webb. Webb said some of the common causes of boating ...

5/13/2018 1:57:00 PM
The Tennessean
Metro Police have identified a man whose body was found late Friday night in Percy Priest Lake after a search and recovery effort. The body of 19-year-old Corey Polk Jr. was recovered by an Office of Emergency Management diver 45 yards from shore in 8 feet ...

5/12/2018 6:39:00 AM
USA Patch
NASHVILLE, TN -- A little more than a week before his graduation, a 19-year-old Riverdale High School student drowned in Percy Priest Lake Friday. Searchers found the body of Corey Polk, who was set to graduate from the Murfreesboro high school May 19 ...

5/11/2018 8:59:00 PM
WSMV
Emergency personnel has recovered the body of a missing man from Percy Priest Lake. The body was pulled from the lake around 10:20 p.m. on Friday after the adult was reported missing about dusk. The victim was identified as Corey Polk, 19, by his mother at ...

5/11/2018 8:59:00 PM
WLOX
Emergency personnel has recovered the body of a missing man from Percy Priest Lake. The body was pulled from the lake around 10:20 p.m. on Friday after the adult was reported missing about dusk. The v...

5/11/2018 7:36:00 PM
The Tennessean
Officials respond to report of drowning at Percy Priest Lake Fire officials appeared to be searching the water in boats on Friday night. Check out this story on Tennessean.com: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2018/05/11/percy-priest-lake-drowning ...

5/11/2018 7:20:00 PM
WKRN-TV
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - After a search that lasted for a few hours, emergency crews pulled the body of a drowning victim from Percy Priest Lake. The Nashville Fire Department responded to the call a little after 8:15 p.m. Responders from the police ...

5/11/2018 4:59:00 PM
KCTV5 News
Emergency personnel has recovered the body of a missing man from Percy Priest Lake. The body was pulled from the lake around 10:20 p.m. on Friday after the adult was reported missing about dusk. The victim was identified as Corey Polk, 19, by his mother at ...

5/1/2018 8:01:00 AM
The Business Journals
Then we pop into Star Bagel for family breakfast and coffee. Later in the day, we may go out for an afternoon on the boat at Percy Priest Lake with friends and family. What do you credit most for your success? No one succeeds alone. The continuous ...

4/16/2018 7:32:00 PM
Fishing
Boater John Hopkins of Hendersonville, Tennessee, caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division event on Percy Priest Lake presented by Navionics. For his efforts ...

4/16/2018 4:17:00 PM
BassResource.com
Hopkins Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Percy Priest Lake John Hopkins won the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division event on Percy Priest Lake SMYRNA, Tenn. (April 16, 2018) – Boater John Hopkins of Hendersonville, Tennessee, caught a ...

4/11/2018 9:02:00 AM
USA Patch
LA VERGNE, TN -- La Vergne's annual Percy Priest Lake Clean-Up is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5. Volunteers should meet at the Hurricane Creek Boat Ramp off Stones River Road. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Participants should wear long ...

4/3/2018 6:50:00 PM
Murfreesboro Post
“Dad went to school at the old Cane Ridge School, and later moved to the family’s 450-acre farm in Wilson County, until Percy Priest Lake inundated it and they had to move to higher ground.” Mr. Waldron drove a school bus in Donelson before becoming ...

3/27/2018 11:25:00 AM
DVIDSHub
Percy Priest Lake. As part of an early Earth Day event, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers teamed up with employees at VF Solutions in Nashville to paint parking lot striping, disability markers, water hookups, fencing ...

3/22/2018 8:51:00 AM
DVIDSHub
Recreation also remains a primary benefit. In honor of the historic dedication event, the J. Percy Priest Lake staff would like to invite the public to an anniversary ceremony on Friday, June 29, 2018. This ceremony is 10 a.m. CDT below the dam and is ...

3/12/2018 7:44:00 AM
USA Patch
SMYRNA, TN -- This 8,094 square-foot home in Smyrna backs up to Percy Priest Lake on a 1.3 acre lot and includes many million-dollar home amenities for $839,000. There's a private pool, a library, sauna, workout room and "Gone With The Wind" foyer.

3/5/2018 9:38:00 PM
Murfreesboro Post
Eventually, pipes could crumble and waste fluid could flow out of the landfill and into the Stones River East Fork, the drinking water supply for Murfreesboro, as well as Percy Priest Lake, he said. The group wants Rutherford County officials to take a ...

2/24/2018 4:07:00 PM
USA Patch
The Corps released water from Percy Priest Lake to make room behind the dam, resulting in higher water levels on the Cumberland River, which was at 27 feet mid-morning Friday, 13 feet below flood stage. The river is not expected to flood. Stay with Patch ...

2/22/2018 8:55:00 AM
Nashville Post
Wiggins is responsible for overall operations at the facility, located at Percy Priest Lake. She was most recently communications manager for arts non-profit Tennessee Craft and spent more than a decade in brand management in Atlanta. She holds a Master ...

2/20/2018 1:18:00 AM
Patch
LA VERGNE, TN -- Rutherford County divers pulled a stolen car from Percy Priest Lake Sunday. Divers with the county's Special Operations Response Team arrived at the Poole's Knob boat ramp in La Vergne shortly before 1 p.m. and a diver quickly went into ...

2/19/2018 8:54:10 AM
WTVM
Crews worked helped to pull a stolen vehicle from Percy Priest Lake over the weekend. The car was found near the Poole Knobs boat ramp, and a dive team went in to retrieve it. Officials said the vehicle was unoccupied when they recovered it. After the car ...

2/19/2018 8:54:10 AM
KXXV News Channel 25
Crews worked helped to pull a stolen vehicle from Percy Priest Lake over the weekend. The car was found near the Poole Knobs boat ramp, and a dive team went in to retrieve it. Officials said the vehicle was unoccupied when they recovered it. After the car ...

2/19/2018 8:54:10 AM
WXIX-TV
Crews worked helped to pull a stolen vehicle from Percy Priest Lake over the weekend. The car was found near the Poole Knobs boat ramp, and a dive team went in to retrieve it. Officials said the vehicle was unoccupied when they recovered it. After the car ...

2/19/2018 8:54:10 AM
WWBT
Crews worked helped to pull a stolen vehicle from Percy Priest Lake over the weekend. The car was found near the Poole Knobs boat ramp, and a dive team went in to retrieve it. Officials said the vehicle was unoccupied when they recovered it. After the car ...

2/19/2018 8:54:10 AM
KAIT
Crews worked helped to pull a stolen vehicle from Percy Priest Lake over the weekend. The car was found near the Poole Knobs boat ramp, and a dive team went in to retrieve it. Officials said the vehicle was unoccupied when they recovered it. After the car ...

2/19/2018 8:54:10 AM
KSWO 7 News
Crews worked helped to pull a stolen vehicle from Percy Priest Lake over the weekend. The car was found near the Poole Knobs boat ramp, and a dive team went in to retrieve it. Officials said the vehicle was unoccupied when they recovered it. After the car ...





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