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He will not leave you

Deuteronomy 31:6 “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Is this you? If so, take time to give thanks today.

Bussey crappie breaks 3-pound mark

Last fall, a bunch of veteran crappie fishermen were worried about the “new” Bussey and where the crappie were. After it was opened last summer, crappie were hard to find on up though the end of the year. But the cold weather brought the crappie out into the deeper water and fishing pressure on the … Continue reading

Learn from the trees

Philippians 4: 6-7 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus“

Bryant buys ACT

James Bryant of Sedalia, Missouri, is the new owner and operater of the popular American Crappie Trail. Bryant has served as weighmaster and emcee for ACT since it’s inception and is also owner of the Bryant’s Osage Outdoors sporting goods store. The announcement was made Thursday night by former ACT owner Matt Morgan and Bryant. … Continue reading

Crappie Masters: Have tournaments; will travel

It’s not unusual for some folks to load up and go to the beach every year. Others might even go to Disney World every year, or make a trip to hunting camp every year. But going somewhere three times in seven months? That’s a stretch. But that is exactly what Mike Vallentine and Crappie Masters … Continue reading

Tragedy in Caldwell Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents are investigating a double boating fatality that occurred in Caldwell Parish last night, Jan. 16, according to a LDWF news release sent out Sunday.The deceased bodies of two 15-year-old boys were recovered from Lafourche Lake around midnight on Jan. 16.According to the operator, Travis H. McFarlain, … Continue reading

It’s something you can do

The world. It’s crazy. But it has, in fact, always been. The Word. It is magnificent. It is, and in fact, always has been. So in these times that we think are crazy and out of control, find solace in the fact that what lies ahead is greater than what lies behind. So it’s Sunday, … Continue reading

It can happen to anybody

For 40+ years, Paul Meeks of Tallulah has preached and taught and planned for hunter safety. Paul is the founder and developer of API Outdoors, which became the country’s largest producer of tree stands, in fact, he invented one of the first climbing stands for deer. In 2020, he was inducted into the National Legends … Continue reading

Making the most of D’Arbonne

Farmerville has a treasure that most communities anywhere would jump through hoops for. Lake D’Arbonne. It’s a 16,000 acre jewel. Or as former newspaper editor Sam Hanna declared more than 50 years ago when the lake was built, “A Haven in the Hills.” Everybody has an opinion about everything when it comes to Lake D’Arbonne. … Continue reading

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