We would like to publicly thank Laura, the operator of Pelican Point Campground for her unselfish ability to put the needs of others before herself. She is obviously suffering through the flooding of much of her campground, yet she is optimistic and thankful for what she does have.
Flood recovery efforts aren’t over in some parts of the city and they likely won’t be finished until 2010. But even with the delay, officials say the repairs will make the reservoir better and more user friendly.
Construction workers poured concrete at the Lakeside Marina site at the Jamestown Reservoir Tuesday. The hour-long project was conducted almost seven months after water spilled into Jamestown Reservoir’s
“glory hole” spillway last April.
It has been a very slow process getting the Pelican Point campground whipped back into shape after this year’s flood. Thanks to the efforts of the “tenant” Laura Beth and her faithful crew, slowly but surely the grounds are being renovated.
One lakeside campground looks more like a tornado alley than the recreation area of its past.
Power lines are cut, fence posts are down and trees, trash and 2x4s float against the shore like remnants of a battled sea vessel.
Pelican Point Landing re-ceived water damage after water levels at the Jamestown Reservoir rose to 1,454 feet.
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