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Les Cockrell: Donations taken around the clock

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 11/23/2014 10:10:00 PM

Environmental learning area to offer story time, hike The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area will offer area families the opportunity to enjoy a story time session and a hike from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday. The event will also feature crafts, and the

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Residents demand proposed transmission lines be buried

Allen American

Date: 11/21/2014 8:10:00 AM

That’s why, Martinez said, this new infrastructure expansion is required. “The rapid growth in Frisco, combined with geographic obstacles – Lewisville Lake to the west, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ land to the south and TxDOT right of way

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LBT brings holiday classic to life

Allen American

Date: 11/20/2014 1:26:00 PM

Lannin choreographed LBT’s production that will be performed with live orchestral music by Lewisville Lake Symphony. The ballet is performed in two acts, with an opening scene that takes audiences to a Victorian era party hosted by the well-to-do Mayor

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NTTA: Roads open, drivers should use caution


Date: 11/17/2014 3:45:00 AM

The NTTA says roads are passable and ramps are open, but there are a few spots drivers should be careful of: President George Bush Turnpike/Dallas North Tollway interchange Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge Areas along the Sam Rayburn Tollway in McKinney and The

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First responders navigate traffic

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 11/16/2014 10:15:00 PM

South of Lewisville Lake, Lewisville Police Chief Russell Kerbow said they have implemented new policies and procedures to help reduce some of the strain. “All we are doing is officially adopting a recommendation from the National Highway Safety

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• River: Elm Fork Trinity River
• Surface Area: 29,593 Acres
• Shoreline: 183 Miles
• Length: 6 Miles
• Volume: 436,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 67 feet
Lewisville Lake is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) near the city of Lewisville on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County. The lake is primarily used recreationally for boating and watercraft, however, it was built for flood control purposes and to serve as a water source for Dallas and its suburbs.

Lewisville Lake (formerly known as Gaza-Little Elm Reservoir) has many facilities for overnight camping and fishing. There are also a few areas for public hunting of water fowl and feral hogs (archery only).

During the summer months, the lake can become extremely crowded. For a number of years Lewisville Lake was ranked the most dangerous lake in Texas due to the number of accidents and fatalities which occurred. Most of the fatalities were from individuals enjoying the day at the many parks around the lake and going too far out in the water. The number of actual boating accidents on the lake is fairly low. Adding to the danger for boats and other recreational watercraft, the lake contains numerous shallow areas with exposed and submerged trunks and other water hazards.

On the lake, there are five marinas: Eagle Point Marina, Pier 121, Cottonwood Creek Marina, Dallas Cornthian Yacht Club, and Lakeview Marina. and two restaurant/bars - Sneaky Pete's and Charlie's. Charlie's is more of a seasonal place, closed from January through early March.
Party Cove located near the old dam is home to weekend revelers.


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