ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 































 
Drowning death on Lake Cumberland

By Mike Scales, WHVE news

57-year-old Gary "Todd" Blankenship of Ohio was swimming off the back of a houseboat on Lake Cumberland Friday afternoon when he went under and never resurfaced.

Rescue personnel were on the scene and began the search immediately. After approximately an hour, the search turned into a recovery effort.



Todd was recovered from the water around 10pm Friday night by the Jamestown Dive Team.

Agencies involved: Fish and Wildlife, Jamestown Dive Team, Russell Co Rescue Squad, Taylor Co Search and Rescue, Pulaski Co Rescue and Russell Co Coroners Office, Tanya Womack, Chief Deputy, Russell County Coroner.


This story was posted on 2022-07-05 13:21:23
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.



 





























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on ColumbiaMagazine.com.

 

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.