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Lake O' the Pines investigation results expected in about 3 weeks

KWES NewsWest 9

Date: 8/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Texas Parks and Wildlife investigators have completed their on-scene investigation of the Aug. 5 electrocutions at Lake O’ the Pines and hope to have preliminary information in about three weeks, according to Game Warden Captain Quint Balkcom. RELATED

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Residents turn out for ‘Hallsville Loves Day’ in honor of Boy Scouts

The Marshall News Messenger

Date: 8/13/2017 7:16:00 AM

HALLSVILLE - A sea of purple flooded Hallsville's park Saturday as Shivers Natural Snow made a special reopening to raise funds in honor of the three local Boy Scouts who were killed in a Lake o' the Pines boating accident last weekend. The event

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Lawmakers vow to help after Boy Scout boating tragedy

Big Country Homepage

Date: 8/12/2017 1:10:00 PM

LONGVIEW, Tyler (KETK) - It's been nearly a week since three Hallsville boy scouts were killed in the Lake o' the Pines boating tragedy. The grief in Hallsville after three boy scouts were electrocuted while sailing on the lake has hit everyone hard

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Dean issues call for legislation in aftermath of Hallsville Scouts' deaths

The Marshall News Messenger

Date: 8/11/2017 2:02:00 AM

State Rep. Jay Dean says he's talking with other area lawmakers about legislation in response to the recent electrocution deaths of three Scouts at Lake O' the Pines. Dean said the fact that Saturday's accident was the second such deadly incident at the

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Calls for change to power lines at Lake o' the Pines

Date: 8/10/2017 6:28:00 PM

HALLSVILLE, Texas (KETK) - Hallsville residents struggle to come to terms with the boating accident this past weekend that killed three boy scouts. Now, many now are demanding a change at Lake o' the Pines. The accident has made Tom Irwin fighting mad

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• River: Red River
• Surface Area: 18,700 Acres
Lake O' the Pines includes about 18,700 acres of water and 9,000 acres of land located in the piney woods of Northeast Texas. The lake is located partially in Marion, Harrison, Upshur, Morris and Camp Counties. Recreation opportunities are numerous with camping, boating, fishing, hunting, watchable wildlife, and bird watching, including wintering bald eagles. Other local attractions include antique shopping, Mardi Gras Upriver, the Annual Historic Pilgrimage, and Christmas Candlelight Tour in Jefferson, TX. Local attractions also include Stagecoach days, a Fire Ant Festival and Christmas lights in Marshall, TX, along with Texas Wildflower Trail routes along some area roads.

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2669 FM 726
Jefferson, Texas 75657
(903) 665-2336 (information)
(877) 444-6777 (camping)

Water Conditions

Conservation Pool Elevation: 228.5 ft. msl
Fluctuation: Average 4-5 feet annually
Normal Clarity: Moderately clear

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