Joe Pool Lake
A pesky problem is spreading into more Texas lakes. Invasive zebra mussels first showed up in 2009 at Lake Texoma. Now, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department confirm they have spread to Belton Lake.
Two Tarrant County educators are facing a touch test in the coming weeks. Their son is recovering from a traumatic brain injury that happened during a boating accident.
It’s been a deadly weekend on area lakes. Two people drowned in Lake Worth. Officials have confirmed that one person drowned in Lake Lewisville and the search continues for another man missing there.
No charges planned A 12-year-old boy was critically injured following a boat crash on Joe Pool Lake.
Within an hour’s drive, DFW folks can dip their toes in the cool, refreshing waters of many sandy shores and both reservoir and natural-spring fed lakes.
“Texas is now leading the nation in the number of children that we lose every summer,” says Jan Emler, founder of Emler Swim Schools. “It’s a terrible distinction for our state.”
An eight year old boy drowned while playing in Joe Pool Lake on Memorial Day.
Do you enjoy the outdoors but not the pesky nuisances of camping? Glamping is taking over nature-enthusiasts who still enjoy modern amenities. There are many places that combine these two worlds around the metroplex, from lakeside resorts, to cabins, to homes in the trees, nature is calling you, and at these locales, it will have indoor plumbing.
A violent car crash forced officials to shut down a bridge over Joe Pool Lake early Thursday morning.
Searchers have located the body of a North Texas triathlete who disappeared while training in a Dallas-area lake.
A father was hospitalized after attempting to save his children from drowning Sunday afternoon at Joe Pool Lake, a Grand Prairie Police Department spokesman said.
Officials in Grand Prairie are warning that smoke could make driving hazardous on some major highways because of a prescribed burn at a park.