Smithville Lake News

2/17/2018 10:21:00 PM
newspressnow
The Smithville Lake Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its 35th annual banquet next weekend. Dennis Drummond, committee member, said he has been part of the chapter since 1992. His son, Andrew Drummond, is the current chairman of the group. Dennis ...

2/8/2018 9:54:00 AM
Hotel Interactive Network
The hotel is also close to popular recreation lake Smithville Lake. “The SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Kearney’s commitment to providing a superior guest experience is what makes this hotel a welcomed addition to our portfolio of SureStay ...

1/26/2018 1:00:00 AM
The Kansas City Star
It too is being sold on a sealed bid basis, so a developer can name their own price. Want to own land in the northland near Smithville Lake? Located on a paved road just outside Smithville, is a beautiful 74 acre tract. Right now it is a combination of ...

1/7/2018 7:08:00 PM
News-Press Now
An estimated 1,000 visitors traveled to Smithville Lake to view bald eagles in the wild during the 23rd Annual Eagle Days. Eagle Days, held Friday and Saturday, was hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They bring binoculars and spotting scopes to ...

1/7/2018 5:33:24 AM
The Weather Channel
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 39F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Weather events were at the forefront of news in 2017. Here are our best photos of the year, from the devastating to the beautiful.

12/26/2017 1:00:00 AM
STL.News
Kansas City, MO/December 26, 2017 (STL.News) – A mature bald eagle is a big bird, one impressive to view in flight or perched upon a tree limb. The free 23rd Annual Eagle Days at Smithville Lake will offer visitors a chance to view wild eagles and ...

12/23/2017 11:01:00 PM
News-Press Now
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host Smithville Lake’s 23rd-annual Eagle Days event in January. Jaime Picken, park ranger at Smithville Lake, said the free, two-day event will highlight live bird programs by partnering groups and will offer an ...

12/16/2017 9:58:00 PM
News-Press Now
Conservation officials at Smithville Lake will begin collecting Christmas trees to be used for wildlife habitat next week. Mitch McQueen, facilities maintenance manager, said anyone wanting to dispose of Christmas trees can drop them off near the lake at ...

12/14/2017 10:08:00 PM
Bolivvar Mo News
Mingo National Wildlife Refuge on Dec. 14 – Contact Bill Eddleman at eddlemanw@sbcglobal.net; • Springfield on Dec. 16 – Contact Greg Samuel at pls@arczip.com; • Trimble (Smithville Lake, Clay and Clinton counties) on Dec. 16 – Contact Kristi ...

12/4/2017 3:20:00 PM
Omaha World-Herald
From Sept. 1 through Nov. 30, 49,923 deer werer checked, compared to 48,633 in 2016. Mule deer buck harvest has increased for the fourth consecutive year, with 8,609 taken, compared to 8,499 in 2016. “This bodes well for Nebraska, as mule deer buck ...

12/1/2017
Press Release Point
They are sometimes spotted in the Kansas City area along the Missouri River. MDC and conservation partners will host the 23rd Annual Eagle Days at Smithville Lake Jan. 6-7. A live eagle program and nature exhibits will be presented at the Paradise Pointe ...

11/27/2017 6:25:00 AM
Omaha
Their fish came in all sizes, from 45-pounders to one that weighed 12.8 ounces. The anglers were all ages, too, though it’s hard to beat 92-year-old Dean Cowles, who was fishing for rainbow trout but nabbed a koi instead. It took him five minutes to land ...

11/25/2017 5:11:00 PM
The Star Democrat and you
Local impoundments, such as Smithville Lake, which is a tributary of the Nanticoke River in Caroline County, are also good places to try. On the Atlantic Coast, anglers heading out to the wreck sites are finding limit catches of sea bass with a nice mix of ...

11/25/2017 11:56:00 AM
The Star Democrat and you
Local impoundments, such as Smithville Lake, which is a tributary of the Nanticoke River in Caroline County, are also good places to try. On the Atlantic Coast, anglers heading out to the wreck sites are finding limit catches of sea bass with a nice mix of ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/8/2017 11:51:00 AM
environmentguru.com
NYSDOT to hold public auction in Hauppauge of surplus real property on December 12.NYSDOT to hold public auction in Hauppauge of surplus real property on December 12 Eagle Days scheduled at Smithville Lake.SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of ...

11/3/2017 1:55:00 PM
environmentguru.com
SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to Smithville Lake’s 23rd Annual Eagle Days in Smithville, Mo., Jan. 6 and 7, 2018. “Nearly 1,500 attend this event annually,” said Derek Dorsey, Smithville Lake park manager.

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/14/2017 7:37:00 AM
Fox2now
Thomas’ body was left in a Smithville Lake restroom. Fletcher pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last year. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison.

10/13/2017 5:08:00 PM
kmbc.com
Thomas' body was left in a Smithville Lake restroom. Fletcher pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last year. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison.

10/13/2017 1:31:00 PM
Burlington County Times
Children too small to wear a personal flotation device will not be allowed to canoe. Canoeing is also available on Smithville Lake. Registration is required. Online registration is also available this year at burlingtoncountynj.wufoo.com/forms ...

10/13/2017 12:08:00 PM
Associated Press
Thomas' body was left in a Smithville Lake restroom. Fletcher pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last year. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison.

10/13/2017 11:56:23 AM
Washington Times
Thomas’ body was left in a Smithville Lake restroom. Fletcher pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last year. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison. Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com Copyright © 2017 The Washington Times ...

10/13/2017 11:34:00 AM
Associated Press
Thomas' body was left in a Smithville Lake restroom. Fletcher pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last year. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison.

10/13/2017 4:37:00 AM
San Francisco Gate
Thomas' body was left in a Smithville Lake restroom. Fletcher pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last year. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison. Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

10/12/2017 7:25:00 PM
The Kansas City Star
Clay County Circuit Court Judge Janet L. Sutton ordered the sentences run consecutively. Thomas, 58, was found dead Jan. 5, 2014, in a restroom at Smithville Lake. Brandon Dewayne Fletcher, 19, of Liberty, was also charged in the case. He pleaded guilty ...

10/12/2017 12:44:00 PM
KCUR 89.3 FM
The Smithville department covers a wide swath of Clay County north of Kansas City International Airport that includes the city of Smithville and most of Smithville Lake. Last year the district had an operating revenue of $1.2 million, according to online ...

10/11/2017 8:00:00 AM
Patch
Children too small to wear a personal flotation device will not be permitted to canoe. Canoeing is also available on Smithville Lake. Interested paddlers can pre-register online this year. They can complete the registration form and check-in at the ...

10/4/2017 4:32:00 PM
The Kansas City Star
That wind, which was blowing hard off Smithville Lake, made it a difficult day for the Titans and the rest of the field. Beaty tied for ninth and had West’s next lowest round with an 89. Munsell came in at 99 and Starr finished with a 100. “I was happy ...

10/2/2017 6:50:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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9/30/2017 1:34:00 PM
News-Press Now
Smithville Lake: 74 degrees, normal, dingy; crappie good on minnows; black bass slow; channel and blue catfish are good on cut baits such as shad, skipjack and bluegill; white bass are fair on spinners and crankbaits in the upper and lower arms of the lake ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/22/2017 9:13:00 PM
News-Press Now
Smithville Lake: 74 degrees, normal, dingy; crappie fair on minnows over brush piles north of W bridge; black bass slow; channel and blue catfish are good on cut baits such as shad, skipjack and bluegill; white bass are fair on spinners and crankbaits.

9/19/2017 11:50:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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9/17/2017 2:10:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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9/14/2017 6:08:00 PM
The Kansas City Star
Nehemiah Fest at Smithville Lake The 11th annual Nehemiah Fest is Sept. 15 to 17 at Smith’s Fork Park at Smithville Lake. The free festival, billed as a family-oriented event, will showcase music by more than 50 Christian bands on four stages.

9/7/2017 10:01:00 PM
Southeast Missourian
Well, Smithville Lake began impounding water in 1979, and the town has endured major and minor flooding annually ever since. In April 2016, a 4-inch rain produced flooding in the town that was "the worst we've seen in a long time," according to one resident.

9/6/2017 10:43:00 PM
mycouriertribune.com
Flooding was one of the main reasons the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers built what is now a more than 7,000-acre lake, Smithville Lake. Smithville Dam was authorized in 1965. “We knew of that police department because, interestingly enough, they get calls ...

9/6/2017 10:23:00 PM
Fox4kc
They lived on the east side of Smithville Lake where numerous homes were damaged by the same tornado that touched down exactly six months ago today along W Highway in Smithville. "We had walls missing and we had a couple (homes) removed from their ...

9/6/2017 9:04:02 PM
snewsi.com
They lived on the east side of Smithville Lake where numerous homes were damaged by the same tornado that touched down exactly six months ago today along W Highway in Smithville. "We had walls missing and we had a... [Read More]





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