Clarksville Community Players (CCP) is set to open its last show of the 2015 season this weekend only. Like any great romantic comedy, Sylvia reflects the challenges people face in relationships, careers, and finding themselves.
It’s time again for property revaluations in Warren County and commissioners recently approved a contract with Pearson’s Appraisal Service to perform the field work to finish the project by it’s 2017 completion date.
Lots of large crappie are being taken in Kerr Lake from the bridge pilings and submerged brushpiles on live minnows and tiny jigs. Lots of bass are being caught, particularly in Bluestone and Grassy Creeks. Shallow running crankbaits and Carolina-rigged plastic worms are the more productive baits.
Officials with the Department of Conservation and Recreation are moving forward with plans to install a splash park at Occoneechee State Park. But first, they were required to obtain public input on an amendment to the park’s master plan, initially adopted on June 9, 2003.
On Kerr Lake crappie anglers are loading coolers with 1-3 pound fish, using small minnows over brushpiles and around bridge pilings. Bass may be taken in shallow water, holding on rockpiles in backs of pockets.
Ever gotten tangled in fishing line, or have you seen a fish tangled in line? It’s not good for anything or anyone so some local scouts are working to solve the problem at Kerr Lake. Eagle Scout Coleman Hopfer and his Troop 605 built and installed fishing line recycling stations at all of the Kerr Lake boat ramps managed by the state parks system this past Saturday.
A public meeting to discuss an amendment to the 2011 Occoneechee State Park master plan will be held Oct. 29, 6 p.m., at the Clarksville Community Center, 102 Willow Drive, Clarksville. Staff from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will provide an overview of the proposed facilities and gather feedback from meeting attendees.
Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society
The Staunton River Star Party will return to Staunton River State Park Oct. 12 – 18 for registered participants. A free public viewing night will be offered on Saturday, October 17 from 8 to 11 p.m. Join members of the Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) for their fall star party.
The Cashion Fishing Rods 'End of Year' Team Tournament Bass Fishing Trail Qualifier #7 on Saturday, October 10th, at Kerr Lake was very interesting and the results for the 27 teams were close. Ryan Rigsbee & Bubba Haywood just barely won with 5 bass weighing 14.08 lbs to take 1st Place and 1st Place TWT for a total of $1,320!
The water is receding along the shores of Kerr Lake, hitting a high at a little over 305 feet above mean sea level, with full pool normal being at 300 ft. This morning the water, which is rapidly receding was less than 304.5 ft. That said, US Army Corps of Engineers reports no significance loss of campsite use due to water as does Virginia State Parks.