Lake Martin News

1/22/2018 3:14:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
No cases of poisoning from ingesting laundry detergent have been reported at either Russell Medical Center or the Lake Martin Community Hospital. However, with websites like YouTube removing videos of those engaging in the Tide pod challenge, it is hard to ...

1/17/2018 11:02:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Bassmaster Elite Series professional fishing tournament begins its nine-tournament season February 8 with the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Martin presented by Econo Lodge in Alexander City. The tournament is the 14th held by host B.A.S ...

1/17/2018 11:02:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
The first boats take off at 6:15 a.m. CST that Thursday and the final weigh-in will be held at Wind Creek State Park that Sunday at 2:30 p.m. All events and venues are free and open to the public. Among companies taking part in the event are Toyota ...

1/14/2018 3:55:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
A dinosaur, a NASA worker and Rosie the Riveter are just a few characters that jumped into near freezing water on Saturday for the sake of Lake Martin. The Young Professionals of Lake Martin held its third annual Polar Plunge benefiting the Lake Martin ...

1/12/2018 8:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Post it and they will come. Justin and Kira Woodall decided Thursday morning after months of construction to open the second location of their business, Lake Martin Pizza Co. “I just wanted to open the doors and let the smell permeate out there,” Kira ...

1/8/2018 4:13:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Young Professionals organization is hosting the Third Annual LMYP Polar Plunge on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Kowaliga Restaurant on Lake Martin in support of the Lake Martin Resource Association (LMRA). The event combines live music, tasty food ...

1/8/2018 9:05:00 AM
WSFA 12
Allen Wesson, 58, and George Mehan, 24, were taken into custody Friday after deputies discovered them breaking into homes in the Real Island Community of Lake Martin, Franklin said. On that day, officials say the men broke into five homes. The two later ...

1/5/2018 5:28:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Adler’s story is one that had residents of the Lake Martin community on an emotional roller coaster from the time he was pulled out of a burning house on Jefferson Street Wednesday morning. Adler is Brad and Shannon Mullins’ male German Shepherd ...

1/2/2018 12:41:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Newspapers come out every day, so another group of stories and news items are published and read like clockwork. That means stories we read today often are forgotten tomorrow as they become yesterday’s news. But not all of them. The story of Jonathan ...

12/27/2017 3:27:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The newest attraction to grace the community comes in the form of adrenaline, innovativeness and a rare opportunity that the average person would otherwise be unable to experience. Lake Martin Machine Gun provides the Lake Martin area with a controlled ...

12/22/2017 7:56:04 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
What: Lake Martin Machine Gun Where: 2520 Red Hill Road. Look for sign on the side of the road, the range is about 200 yards from the road at the bottom of the hill. When: Open Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Sundays from noon until 5 p.m. for drop ...

12/11/2017 6:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is the 26th in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding its 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how to help ...

12/1/2017 3:01:07 PM
9 WTVM
The Lake Martin Resource Association recently received a $5,000 grant that'll be good enough to purchase 10 lighted buoys for Lake Martin and enough, for now, to make Kristin Beene smile. Beene's restaurant shuttles boaters to and from the dock five miles ...

12/1/2017 3:01:07 PM
WSFA 12
The Lake Martin Resource Association recently received a $5,000 grant that'll be good enough to purchase 10 lighted buoys for Lake Martin and enough, for now, to make Kristin Beene smile. Beene's restaurant shuttles boaters to and from the dock five miles ...

12/1/2017 3:01:00 PM
WSFA 12
The Lake Martin Resource Association recently received a $5,000 grant that'll be good enough to purchase 10 lighted buoys for Lake Martin and enough, for now, to make Kristin Beene smile. Beene's restaurant shuttles boaters to and from the dock five miles ...

11/30/2017 9:03:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
While this time of year has many outdoor sportsmen decked out in camouflage and sitting in stands waiting for a big buck to appear, others say now is the best time of the year to be on the waters of Lake Martin. Despite the soupy fog Wednesday morning, the ...

11/27/2017 3:30:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“This year, we’re partnering with Kowaliga Country and the television station.” Members of the Lake Martin Area United Way will be on The Front Porch with Kenny Dean Tuesday morning talking about the United Way and its affiliated agencies, while ...

11/25/2017 6:55:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Cadets from the Benjamin Russell Navy JROTC unit took part in an orienteering competition held by the Vulcan Orienteering Club last Saturday at Wind Creek State Park. The cadets joined a number of other teams navigating their way through the park ...

11/25/2017 6:25:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
For adults in Tallapoosa County who may have difficulty with this, the volunteers with the Lake Martin Laubach Literacy Council are there to help adults in better grasping these highly important skills. “Our mission is to recruit and tutor undereducated ...

11/24/2017 10:27:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Life goes on. War Eagle to my Auburn friends and Roll Tide to my ’Bama friends. Larkin Radney is an Auburn University alumnus and the President of the Lake Martin Auburn Club.

11/23/2017 4:00:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
I sure do miss them. My parents, I thank even more so; how did they do it? I remember eating fresh-caught fish from nearby Lake Martin, vegetables from the garden we plowed and sowed by hand, and powdered milk – one cup of powder to three cups of water.

11/18/2017 9:36:00 PM
southernliving.com
When it comes to photos of his gardens on Lake Martin, Jim Scott says they’re no substitute for the real thing. “You see a picture of acrobats balancing at the circus and you think, eh,” says the 81-year-old retired attorney. “What really blows ...

11/18/2017 9:42:00 AM
KXXV News Channel 25
The statue will be sent to Robinson Iron Works in Alexander City Alabama for repairs. This is the same company who is building the New Themis statue. The eagle will be returned to Montgomery Construction in December. The new Themis statue is set to be ...

11/17/2017 4:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol Division received a new boat late in the summer to patrol the waters of Lake Martin. Now those patrols will be much safer due to a donation of a radar and compass unit from the Lake Martin Homeowners and ...

11/16/2017 11:20:26 AM
9 WTVM
Marine Police Trooper Gary Buchanan can't wait to captain his new patrol boat and test out the sophisticated radar that will soon sit atop of the cabin. "Sure this is a piece of equipment we haven't had on an inland lake in the past," said the veteran lawman.

11/16/2017 11:20:00 AM
WSFA 12
The Alabama Marine police graciously accepted an expensive radar Thursday by the Lake Martin Homeowners Association. The radar looks like a saucer, weighs around 15 pounds, and will sit atop of a new Marine police patrol boat at Lake Martin. The radar will ...

11/16/2017 9:55:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is the 18th in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding their 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how to help ...

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

11/14/2017 7:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Harbor at Blue Creek and Cottages at Lake Martin both got the thumbs up from commissioners. The Harbor at Blue Creek is a cluster of one-bedroom units that are being billed as “affordable lake living.” Located on a part of the lake off Highway 49 ...

11/10/2017 6:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Thank you for your great coverage of the 2017 Annual LMRA Renew Our Rivers Lake Martin cleanup. Again this year, it was a great success thanks to the wonderful participation we get from the volunteers within the community. Your getting the word out and ...

11/7/2017 10:26:00 PM
shootingwire.com
Alabama's thirteenth community archery park held its grand opening on Friday, November 3, at Wind Creek State Park near Alexander City, Ala. The Wind Creek Community Archery Park is located on Alabama Highway 128 near the park's office. The archery park ...

11/7/2017 6:03:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Coolers, 55-gallon drums, shoes, a fender, pieces of dock flotation material, hubcaps, tires, cups, rotten canoes, water noodles, blankets, hats and chairs of all shapes and sizes were just some of the more common items that more than 300 volunteers hauled ...

11/6/2017 7:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The ribbon was cut and the bullseyes were busted Friday at Wind Creek State Park’s new archery range. The archery park is the latest feature to be added at Wind Creek, following closely on the heels of the new zipline canopy tour that opened earlier this ...

11/6/2017 7:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
PATH, Prosperity Again Thru Health, today announced preliminary efforts are underway to bring Blue Zones Project to Alexander City and Lake Martin. A community well-being initiative, Blue Zones Project is designed to enable residents to live longer ...

11/3/2017 1:49:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“They will know where trash is at. They can find a spot and pick it up.” Thompson said volunteers will be at the Wind Creek Marina, the Kowaliga public boat ramp and the Union public boat ramp will have supplies like garbage bags, snacks and wate

11/3/2017 9:57:00 AM
WSFA 12
access to Lake Martin, fishing playground, beach area and more. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old Hampton County girl. Family members said the sixth grader committed suicide Wednesday after ...

11/1/2017 8:41:48 AM
9 WTVM
It's beginning to become an emergency on its own. Kowaliga volunteer firefighters like Lt. Dave McGirt often struggle to find the location in rural Alabama when responding to an emergency. "When you're getting to the scene, now you're focused on helping ...

10/31/2017 6:58:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“They are already bagging trash.” Volunteers will be manning dumpsters at the Real Island Marina, Kowaliga public boat ramp, Wind Creek Park Marina and the Union Public boat ramp. Thompson says LMRA has room for more help. “We’ve got room for ...

10/28/2017 11:13:00 AM
Auburn Plainsman
a giant meteorite crashed less than five miles away from what is now the town of Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama. These are a few facts, among many, that readers of local author Laura Murray’s latest book, “Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey ...

10/28/2017 4:04:00 AM
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
There are no trolls. Or any connection to the 1986 fantasy film Troll. That’s quite a leap from Alexander City, Alabama, where Hardy is more readily recognized as a community dentist. His dentistry career spans 35 years—25 of them in his Alabama hometown.





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