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Legends of the Outdoors

******    First of a two-part series   ****** Peyton McKinnie always gets excited about going hunting and fishing. But he got excited about hunting and fishing this weekend and didn’t even go hunting or fishing, unless you count shooting an arrow at an Asian Carp. Peyton and Cedar Hill calls owner Jerry Antley of Downsville attended … Continue reading

Bass with a bonus!

Sometimes bass fishing is a lot more than bass fishing. If you are into bass fishing, competition or just want to help a really good cause, consider the two events below. They’ve never been needed more considering the crazy turn that some of our country’s more uncivilized occupants have taken.. This is long, but the … Continue reading

The “Rest” of the story

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

Almost turkey time

No, not turkey season.  It is time for the 19th annual Hunting Heritage Banquet put on by the Union Long Spurs Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. It will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 15, at 6 p.m. at the Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center in Farmerville. The Long Spurs are a very … Continue reading

Duck season dates set

Don’t day s like this make you want to put on a pair of insulated underwear, a heavy three-in-one jacket and a pair of thick rubber waders and head outside?  No? Well, me either. But it makes me want to dream about wading around in shallow water in duck gear in about 30 degree weather. … Continue reading

Welcome home, Mike Wood

The picture of Mike Wood above means: a.  The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is about to stock trout in area lakes b.  Fishing from a wooden canoe is cooler than fishing from a bass boat c.  Mike has retired from his Director of Inland Fisheries job for the LDWF and has been in … Continue reading

What’s the world coming to?

The list of things to worry about these days is way too long to put here. But Christians have to press forward, do the work of God and try to be like Jesus. We don’t have time for fretting or fear. Consider this:

Battle on the Bonne this weekend

If you like watching fast boats, you don’t want to miss the Deep South Racing Association’s Battle on the Bonne this weekend on Ramp Road on Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville. Racers from all over the South will be there. Races will begin between 10-11 a.m. each day. It’s $5 per person to get in with … Continue reading

Pool Party! Story continues to get better

This spring when some of our state leaders could find nothing better than closing swimming pools at our State Parks to help fix the budget, many parks just padlocked the gates and locked taxpayers out. Not the Lake D’Arbonne State Park between Farmerville and Bernice. Union Parishes mayors, other elected officials, groups like the Union … Continue reading

Cool Corney Creek

As hot as it is this time of year, it’s good to get close to the water and stay in the shade as much as possible. How can you do that and have loads of fun enjoying Nature? We’ll let local canoe and kayak enthusiast Stephanie Hermann take over today’s blog, fill you in on … Continue reading

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