Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing 52-year old female near Grand Rivers, Ky.

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing 52-year old female near Grand Rivers, Ky.
Grand Rivers, Ky.— The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person in the Cumberland River near Grand Rivers. Missing is Tanya Sheffer, 52. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah, received a call from local agencies that Sheffer’s boyfriend saw her go under the water and not resurface. Sheffer has a history of seizures. She was last seen swimming with...

Coast Guard cancels safety zone on Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers

PADUCAH, Ky. –The U. S. Coast Guard has canceled the safety zone on the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers from mile marker 206 (Pickwick Landing) to mile marker 0 (Paducah, Ky.). Recreational boaters are allowed on all portions of the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, including Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

Coast Guard reduces river closures

PADUCAH, Ky. — The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, in partnership with local, state and federal officials, significantly reduced the closed portions of the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, Friday, for recreational boaters to two miles above and below Kentucky and Barkley dams. Recreational boaters are allowed to operate on all other portions of the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers.

Coast Guard reduces closed portion of the Tennessee River

PADUCAH, Ky. – The U. S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Ohio Valley, under authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act and in partnership with local, state and federal officials, reduced the closed portion of the Tennessee River, Thursday, to the stretch between Calvert City, Ky. (mile marker 14) to Little Bear Creek (mile marker 27) including portions of Kentucky Lake. The Cumberland...

Tennessee River, Cumberland River, Kentucky Lake, and Lake Barkley closed to recreational boating

PADUCAH, Ky. – The U. S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Ohio Valley, under authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, reduced the safety zone on the Tennessee River, Tuesday, to the stretch between the Highway 68 Bridge (mile marker 41.7) through Paducah, Ky. (mile marker 0), including portions of Kentucky Lake. The Cumberland River remains closed in the vicinity of Carthage, Tenn. (mile...

High water causes Coast Guard to close Cumberland River to recreational boaters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Cumberland River at mile marker 313.6 to mile marker 0 will be closed to all recreational boaters as a result of high water.