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June 21, 2018

'EXTREMELY HOT' temps don't keep people off the Levisa Fork

The hot temperatures didn’t keep people off the Levisa Fork during the first Paddlefest in Louisa! Twenty folks braved the temperatures to take to the river and enjoy the views. The paddlefest was organized by the Louisa/Lawrence County Trail Town Committee as a way to highlight the water trail that will soon be known as the Chatterwha Trace River Trail. The goal was to paddle upstream to Wall Bridge and then paddle back down to the Louisa City Ramp.

  A family from Huntington, WV came with their 6 kids to celebrate Father’s Day.  A family from Huntington, WV came with their 6 kids to celebrate Father’s Day. A family from Huntington, WV came with their 6 kids to celebrate Father’s Day. Courtney Ballengee stated that “Kayaking is an inexpensive hobby to have once you make those first purchases and with 6 kids, that’s important!” Most of the kayakers were pleasantly surprised at the natural beauty of this river that is in their back yard.

The goal now for Trail Town is to find some public access points on the Levisa, Tug and the Big Sandy so that people can get paddle craft in and out of the water conveniently and easily.

“The paddle UP stream to Wall Bridge was nice but it’s always easier to paddle downstream the whole way!” said Wes Kingsmore, Trail Team co-chairperson. Wes also stated that the next Community Paddle will be on July 15th but a location hasn’t been determined yet. Check out the Facebook page for the Louisa/Lawrence County Trail Town Committee for more details.

 

 

June 8, 2018

Right Answer!

T'Challa (Black Panther)

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"...Not only is T'Challa, aka Black Panther, the king of the fictional African country of Wakanda, he's also the richest superhero in the current superhero world. In fact, he's probably the richest fictional character to ever exist, with an estimated net worth of over $90 trillion. Black Panther gets his wealth from his country's reserves of Vibranium (a fictional metal.) Vibranium is the super-metal used to make Captain America's shield. T'Challa's Wakanda sits atop just about the totality of the world's stores of Vibranium. Source: Time.com

 

 

June 2, 2018

Opening weekend was a success at Legend Outfitters....

NEW ATTRACTIONS MAKE FOR A FUN SUMMER AT YATESVILLE LAKE...

With a new attraction of a 20-foot Water Bouncer, 60-foot waterslide, Kayaks, SUP boards, and the natural beauty of Yatesville Lake, many customers took part in a wonderful opening weekend during the Memorial Day holiday.

Last year’s event “Jaws on the Water” was such a success bringing around 2,000 people to Lawrence County, that Legend Outfitters is partnering with Backyard Movies (Steven Lycans) offering a Float in Movie Series 2018.

The schedule is:

June 9th...       Goonies on the Water,

July 14th...       Jaws on the Water,

August 4th...    Finding Nemo on the Water.

You can pre order tickets on Eventbrite.

The Mini Eagle miniature golf course is also finished and operational this year. This year you can rent out the mini golf area for birthday parties and night golfing on Friday and Saturday nights until 9PM.

Check out the camp store while you are there.

None of the surrounding counties have what Lawrence County and Yatesville Lake have to offer.

For more information, check out Facebook or contact via phone 606-615-4778

Jamie L. Smith

Legend Outfitters

 



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