Monday, July 27, 2015

Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship Winners

Alex Heintze and Justin Watts


MCKENZIE, Tenn. — From start to finish Alex Heintze and Justin Watts held the lead at the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by TNT Fireworks.
Today, the Livingston Parish Bassmasters added a third consecutive 20-plus-pound catch and made the win official. After three days on Kentucky Lake the teenagers caught 66 pounds to win high school bass fishing’s most elite tournament. Their winning total included daily 5-bass limits weighing 20-10, 23-14 and 22-2.
To read more click here.  

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship

Story from:  WENK/WTPR

Rain Delays Day 2 Of Bassmaster High School Tourney
Buchanan, Tenn.-With heavy rainfall this morning, the start of today’s competition of the 2015 Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship at Paris Landing State Park was delayed by 90 minutes.
The tournament began Wednesday and Alex Heintze and Justin Watts of the Livingston Parish in Louisiana took the Day 1 lead in the championship with 20 pounds, 10 ounces.
A total of 142 teams from all over the country are competing in the high school tournament, with 28 more signed up for the Junior Championship which begins later this week. The teams hail from 37 of the 50 states.
Teams are competing for $75,000 in scholarships and prizes.

Photo: Winners of Day 1 from Livingston Parish in Louisiana. (Bassmasters photo).


Monday, July 20, 2015

Photo Winner Week Ending 071915

It’s hard to beat pictures of kids in a photo contest.  But it’s really hard to beat a photo of a kid in a photo contest taking a photo of our gorgeous lake!  Congratulations to Jennifer Gatlin, this week’s winner.

By Jennifer Gatlin: “My daughter, Addie Grace -age 9- photographing the sunset at Doctor's Cove on Wednesday evening.”

Honorable mentions to:
By Sara Jo Sutherland:  “This is Mr. Charlie Sutherland at the Paris Landing pool!”

Honorable mentions to:
By Justin Lowe: “Sweet pic Of Paris Landing Bridge from my ride on 7/16.”


Entering the weekly photo contest is easy.  Just post your photo in our MESSAGE BOX on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paris-Landing-Tourism-League/305712731432   You must tell us something about the photo - like who or what and where.  Monthly winners are determined by the number of Face book “likes” and “shares” for each photo - so click away!  Check out the rules here:  http://visitparislanding.blogspot.com/search/label/Photo%20Contest

Monday, July 13, 2015

Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Paris Landing Tourism League (PLTL) will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 6 pm at the Paris Landing Emergency Complex at 15616 Hwy 79 N., Suite A
Buchanan, Tennessee 38222.
We hope you'll join us.

Photos Contest Winner 7/12/15

Got some great photos this week.  Here is the winner plus a couple of other favorites.

The Winner!
By Paul Hosford.  “July 4th fireworks at Paris Landing State park.”

Honorable Mention by Karen Hagedorn.  “These are taken at Swamp Creek, just another beautiful sunset, to me the best time on the lake!!”

Honorable Mention by Natalie Hickman.  “Early morning "golfer" trying to beat the heat.   Taken by Keith Hickman on July 12, 2015 on hole #4 at Paris Landing State Park Golf Course.”


Entering the weekly photo contest is easy.  Just post your photo in our MESSAGE BOX on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paris-Landing-Tourism-League/305712731432   You must tell us something about the photo - like who or what and where.  Monthly winners are determined by the number of Face book “likes” and “shares” for each photo - so click away!  Check out the rules here:  http://visitparislanding.blogspot.com/search/label/Photo%20Contest

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Catch of the Day

Haven't heard yet who won the ABA Couples Tournament this weekend at Paris Landing, but David and Sharon Seaton of the Fishtale Lodge certainly should have won a prize for the craziest photo.

Results - Paris Landing Sprint Tri


Paris Landing Sprint Triathlon Held Saturday Morning
Buchanan, Tenn. - The sun was shining and humidity high, as well as spirits for the Start 2 Finish Paris Landing Sprint Tri on Saturday morning.
The race began promptly at 7 a.m. as the participants took to the water to complete the 500 meter distance.
The triathlon had 278 participants in total, with 264 finishers.
The award for Male Overall went to Fred Hatler with a time of 1:02:17.36. Dale Sanford took 2nd place and David Piercey took 3rd place.
First place for Female Overall went to Kirsten Sass, with a time of 1:01:17.76. Robyn Winkler took 2nd place and Andrea Miller took 3rd.
Male Master was awarded to Justin Schroeder. Female Master was awarded to Jeanine Watts.
Clydesdale (Male 220 lbs.) to Kyle Lock, 2nd place to John Varnick and 3rd to Cliff Marion. Athena (Female 220 lbs.) to Sarah Burlee, 2nd place to Robyn Sharp, and 3rd place to Lisa Piercey.
The Male Relay 1st Place went to Harrison Ewing, Jon Ewing and James Meyers. Female Relay, Amy Ferguson and Donna Hahs. Mixed Relay to Rachel Wheaton, Lawrence Mize, and Claire Hollis.
In the Male age group 10-14, Cole Davis took first place. In the Female age group 10-14, Emma Hill took first place.
Male age group 15-19, 1st Place went to Gabriel Fuhrman, 2nd to Kyle McClain and 3rd to Jack Nichols. Female age group 15-19, 1st place was awarded to Rachel Northcutt, 2nd place to Natalie Stookey, and 3rd place to Jodi Capps.
In the Male age group 20-24, Bryce Thompson took 1st place, Zachary Allen took 2nd and Evan Curran took 3rd. In the Female age group 20-24, Rachel Ness took 1st place, Allison Wade, 2nd and Taylor Schomp, 3rd.
In the Male age group 25-29, Michael Farrar took first place. Cody West was awarded 2nd and Jed Henry, 3rd. In the Female age group 25-29, Kary Lucas took 1st place, Brooklyn Goodell took 2nd and Ismayra Santiago took 3rd.
Male age group 30-34, Christopher Weber took 1st place and for Female age group 30-34, Jennifer Deluzio took 1st. 2nd places went to Justin Menees and Angela Clark.
First place for Male and Female age group 35-39, were awarded to Steven Gill and Tami Winston. Jeremy Skinner and Casey Jenkins took 2nd place and Nathan Hale and Paula Chilton took 3rd.
Male age group 40-44 1st place went to Jon Tate. 2nd to Wesley Medlin, and third to Dusty Gibson. Lisa Boysen took 1st place in the Female age group 40-44, Weslee Hill took 2nd and Katie Coffman, third.
Male age group 50-54 winner was David Hatler, 2nd place Neel Gammill and 3rd place, Bill McCord. Female age group 50-54 1st place winner was awarded to Kirsten Ness, 2nd place to Tonia Jackson, and 3rd place to Kelly Knott.
Male age group 55-59 winner was awarded to Murray Scott, 2nd place to Jimmy Crossett and 3rd place to Greg Clark. Female age group 55-59 winner was Pam Routh. Suzanne McLemore took 2nd place and Gerry Wartenberg took 3rd place.
Stephen Schmidt took 1st place in the Male age group 60-64, Gwin Anderson took 2nd place and Bruce Coleman took 3rd. Ruth Johnson took 1st place in the Female agegroup 60-64, Faye Austin took 2nd place and Stephanie Haake, 3rd.
In the Male age group 65-98, Tomas De Paulis took 1st place. Wayne Conley took 2nd and Ronald Wright took 3rd.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Kentucky Lake Water Fun Run

Contact the Paris/Henry County Chamber of Commerce for more information at 731-642-3431 or visit their website at http://www.paristnchamber.com/.

The Paris Henry County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Water Fun Run on Saturday July 18th. This year's theme is "That's the Way I Lake it."
Registration packets and souvenir t-shirts are available at the Chamber Office, located at 2508 East Wood Street. T-shirts are $12.  Players pay $20 or $25 the day of the Water Run, to collect stamps at the area resorts. Five stops are required and cards will be dealt based on the number of stamps collected so players are encouraged to stop at all the stops and collect stamps. The best hand dealt at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm will each win $500.
Two "Fun Run Pontoons" will travel the waters of Kentucky Lake during the day and allow players to collect an extra stamp.
All watercraft are invited to participate. Players must be checked in the dock at the marina at Paris Landing State Park by 4pm on the day of the event, but the two extra playing times are available at 2pm and 3pm.
Sponsoring resorts this year include Fat Daddy's, Mansard Island Resort, Buchanan Resort, Pleasant View Resort, Cypress Springs, Pairs Landing State Park, Leatherwood Resort, Breakers Marina, and Cypress Bay Resort.
For more information call the Chamber at 642-3431 or log onto the chamber's website at www.paristnchamber.com.


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Paul Rennie, Jr. Wins June 2015 Photo Contest!



Congratulations to Paul Rennie, Jr.
winner of our June Photo Contest for this gorgeous sunset!
  Paul's comments about the photo, “Here's a untouched photo taken a couple days before the Triton Tournament after a week of rain and storms we finally got a little sun and this amazing sunset.”

Paul's photo will be entered into annual contest for a $200 prize.  

Please note:  In the future, instead of re-posting all the weekly winners at the end of each month on Facebook, we will post weekly winners  each week.  The number of Facebook "likes" and "shares" from those weekly post are what we will use to determine the monthly winners. 

Entering the weekly photo contest is easy.  Just post your photo in our MESSAGE BOX on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paris-Landing-Tourism-League/305712731432   You must tell us something about the photo - like who or what and where.  Monthly winners are determined by the number of Face book “likes” and “shares” for each photo - so click away!  Check out the rules here:  http://visitparislanding.blogspot.com/search/label/Photo%20Contest




Monday, July 6, 2015

Photo Contest Winner 7/5/15

Once again, we had some strong competition in this week's photo contest.  We've posted our winner, plus our top picks for the week.

The winner!




















By Rick Moody.  "Sunrise picture from Breakers Marina looking  over the bow of our boat."

Honorable Mentions:

By Angie Jones


By Randy Collins


By Stacie Poole

Entering the weekly photo contest is easy.  Just post your photo in our MESSAGE BOX on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paris-Landing-Tourism-League/305712731432   You must tell us something about the photo - like who or what and where.  Monthly winners are determined by the number of Face book “likes” and “shares” for each photo - so click away!  Check out the rules here:  http://visitparislanding.blogspot.com/search/label/Photo%20Contest

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Paris Landing Sprint TRI

For more information about the Paris Landing Sprint Tri on Saturday, July 11, you may visit their website:  www.paristntri.racesonline.com