Monday, January 28 2013 9:32 AM EST2013-01-28 14:32:20 GMT
There's an underwater creature taking over Tennessee's waterways. It's threatening boaters, swimmers and entire ecosystems. The concern has become so great, state biologists are now taking action toMore >>
There's an underwater creature taking over Tennessee's waterways. It's threatening boaters, swimmers and entire ecosystems.More >>
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A fishing tournament designed to reduce the surging population of Asian carp in two western Kentucky lakes has removed nearly 83,000 pounds of the problem fish.
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials say the commercial fishing competition was the first-ever to be aimed at Asian carp, which breed rapidly and have spread through the Mississippi River and its tributaries.
Fish and Wildlife spokesman Mark Marraccini says the final 2-day total was short of a 200,000-pound goal, but there were plenty of successes. He says the tournament showed that a single commercial fishing team can remove 10,000 pounds of Asian carp a day from Kentucky and Barkley Lakes.
The tournament's winner was Barry Mann of Gilbertsville. His team hauled in 28,669 pounds and won a top prize of $10,000.
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Friday, May 24 2013 7:48 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:48:47 GMT
One person was killed in a car wreck on I-24 this morning in Rutherford County. The wreck occurred near mile marker 86 in the eastbound lanes, which is partially blocked according to the Tennessee DepartmentMore >>
One person was killed in a car wreck on I-24 this morning in Rutherford County.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 2:09 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:09:40 GMT
A Nashville couple was killed Thursday in a car wreck on Interstate 65 in Kentucky. The crash happened at mile marker 98 near Elizabethtown around 4 p.m. Police said Claire R. Kahane, 75, was drivingMore >>
Emergency responders in central Kentucky had cleared the scene of a crash that killed a Nashville woman when they found the body of her husband nearly 1,000 feet away.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 6:39 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:39:20 GMT
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A National Weather Service employee who police said beat a puppy to death and killed another five or six dogs pleaded not guilty Friday to aggravated animal cruelty.Police said last November that DavidMore >>
A man who police said beat a puppy to death and killed another five or six animals pleaded not guilty Friday to aggravated animal cruelty.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 2:54 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:54:46 GMT
A driver that police said caused a crash that injured two high school cheerleaders is now facing charges. Roni Proctor, 26, of Cumberland Furnace, TN, has been charged with driving under the influenceMore >>
A driver that police said caused a crash that injured two high school cheerleaders is now facing charges.More >>
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."More >>
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....More >>