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Fishers warned to be safe after deadly boat crash near Tyler


Date: 4/21/2017 8:29:00 PM

As local fishers travel to Lake Palestine near Tyler, emergency officials in our area are urging them to be safe after a deadly boat crash earlier this week. Texas Game Warden Captain Mike Hanson confirmed husband and wife Keith and Billie Wagnon were in

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One killed, one hospitalized in boating accident

Palestine Herald-Press

Date: 4/21/2017 7:26:00 PM

One person was killed and another was injured after the boat they were riding in went over the spillway on Lake Palestine Wednesday evening. According to reports from Game Warden Capt. Mike Hanson, the accident occurred around 6 p.m. on April 19

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Woman who drowned identified

Athens Daily Review

Date: 4/21/2017 5:35:00 PM

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has released the name of the woman who died when a boat went over the spillway on Lake Palestine on Wednesday. The deceased was Billie Magnon, 70, of Palestine. Keith Magnon, 70, survived the wreck, and was being

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Gainesville bass fishing team in action at regionals

Date: 4/21/2017 3:11:00 PM

The Gainesville High School bass fishing team will compete in the Texas High School Bass Association Regional Tournament Saturday at Lake Palestine. Gainesville — ranked fourth in West Division of the THSBA — advanced all eight of its teams of

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Victims identified in fatal Lake Palestine boat crash

Date: 4/21/2017 7:51:00 AM

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Texas Game Warden officials have identified the two victims in Wednesday evening's boat accident on Lake Palestine. According to Game Warden Captain Mike Hanson, Billie Magnon and Keith Magnon, both of Palestine, were in the boat when

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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...


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Texas State Parks and Wildlife Department, "Lake Palestine" Aug-2-2014

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