Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2013’

Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission Begins Loaner Life Jacket Program

Date: May 15, 2013 Local partnership helps keep kids afloat, may save lives CHARLOTTE, N.C. – On March 27, 2010, Craig Keese lost his son and grandson in a drowning accident during a storm on Stockton Lake in Missouri. Neither was wearing a life jacket. Determined to prevent other families from experiencing such a tragedy, the Keese family started a …

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Heavy Rains Bring Flooding to Mountain Island Lake

May 7, 2013 — Days of heavy rain in the Catawba River basin have pushed Mountain Island Lake out of its banks, submerging some docks and spilling water far into yards. As of Tuesday morning, Duke Energy reported Mountain Island at 103.3. One of the flood gates at Cowan’s Ford has been partially opened and water continues to rise. Duke …

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