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2008-07-08 03:00:12

By Roy Appleton and Daniel Monteverde, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 8--Lewisville Lake was its normally crowded draw last weekend. And with four of the area's seven drownings, it was the deadliest scene during one of the deadliest times at North Texas lakes in recent years. Boating accidents caused none of the deaths, for a change. There's no indication alcohol, while being investigated in some cases, was to blame. Authorities say the deaths, while tragic, are perhaps examples of what...

2008-07-07 12:00:25

By Scott Goldstein and Rudolph Bush, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 7--The Fourth of July weekend proved to be among the deadliest in recent memory for swimmers at area lakes, with seven people confirmed drowned from Friday to Sunday. The latest was Jose Andrade, 27, of Irving, who died late Sunday night. He reportedly jumped into Grapevine Lake around 6:30 p.m. from a party boat and did not resurface, according to police. Grapevine Fire Department divers located Andrade about 100 yards...

2007-07-03 06:17:33

By Bill Teeter, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 3--GRAPEVINE -- There's been so much rain that even boaters are being inconvenienced. At Lake Grapevine, every boat ramp is closed because of high water. And campsites have been shut down. Lake Worth was off-limits to boaters and swimmers Monday because of high water and floating debris. At other area lakes, officials report no problems. But many agree it's been an interesting summer. "We found a [ceramic] lamp floating in...


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