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Neches, Kickapoo, Lake Palestine residents invited to speak at Recreational Use Attainability Analysis meeting

The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman

Date: 7/29/2015 5:00:00 PM

The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research invite residents in the Kickapoo Creek in Henderson County and the Neches River Above Lake Palestine watersheds to the final public meeting to

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Malfunction at water plant temporarily impacts quality; still safe for drinking

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Date: 7/27/2015 9:30:00 PM

Greg Morgan, managing director of utilities and public works, said a pump failed at the city’s Lake Palestine Plant about 6 a.m. Monday, when it stopped feeding Alum — a chemical used to clear out suspended particles in the water — into the water

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Neches Wilderness Canoe Race set for Saturday

Palestine Herald-Press

Date: 7/27/2015 3:13:00 PM

With the first wave of racers leaving at 8 a.m., over 100 racers in boat classes that include professional, leisure/ recreational, and youth are expected to participate in the 22-mile course starting near Blackburn Dam at Lake Palestine and ending at the U

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Area lakes receive stockings this spring

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Date: 7/25/2015 10:15:00 PM

Lake Tyler West received another 57,000. That is a rate of about 20 per acre across the two lakes. Lake Palestine got 224,000 Florida bass fingerlings and 200,000 hybrids. Cedar Creek got a few Florida bass, but it received 225,000 hybrid striped bass

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Patriot’ Bob Pickle honored

Athens Daily Review

Date: 7/24/2015 8:02:00 PM

Pickle was the year 2000 Lake Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce president, a past director and longtime member of the organization. He was also a member of the Frankston-area Kiwanis Club. In 1986, Pickle was Henderson County Chairman for the Texas

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• River: Neches River
• Length: 135 Miles
• Surface Area: 25,560 Acres
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 58 feet
• Length: 18 Miles
Lake Palestine is a freshwater lake in northeast Texas. It is located on the Neches River, 15 miles southwest of Tyler on Texas 155. It was created by the construction of the Blackburn Crossing dam on the Neches River in 1962.


Upper Neches River Authority
PO Box 1965
Palestine, Texas 75802
(903) 876-2237

Five public boat launches provide access to Lake Palestine. More than a dozen private marinas, motels and campgrounds offer additional ramps and other services.

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To prevent the spread of zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters. Get details...


This information courtesy of
Texas State Parks and Wildlife Department, "Lake Palestine" Aug-2-2014

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