Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Letter to Editor from Bob Berry

Series: Letter to the Editor | Story 7

November 5, 2020

Boat Launching

Stopped - Revenue Lost

Several years ago, the Murphy Bridge was replaced over Buffalo River on Napier Road. The new bridge is a little higher than the old bridge. When they built the new bridge they were determined to prevent boaters from launching boats, canoes or kayaks. This had been a favorite launching place for years for out-of-county groups and locals. Steel railings and other barriers were erected, apparently to prevent any boat launching. Steel railings sure don’t prevent flooding or erosion.

I often wade the river and fish in the Table Rock area which is down r...

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