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Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016
Youth Hunters 2016 (12/06/16)
Jailee Tyson, 9 years old, from Mammoth Spring, Ark.
Salem and Mammoth split in Friday night matchup (12/06/16)
The Salem Lady Greyhounds (2-2 overall) (2-1 conference) hosted the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears (5-5 overall) (0-2 conference) Friday night. The Lady Hounds were in no mood to give the fans a close game to watch. Kaylea Walling, for Salem, would hit two early three pointers that would get the Lady Hounds rolling early...
Bobcats repeat as River County Champs (12/06/16)
The Thayer Bobcats repeated as Champions at the 5th Annual River Country Classic held at Thayer High School, beating the Liberty eagles 64-57. In the 5th place game, the Bakersfield Lions defeated the Dora Falcons 51-48, and in the third place game, the Willow Springs Bears defeated the Alton Comets 79-48. Named to the All Tournament team were Zyman Langley (MVP) and Kobe Meyer of Thayer...
Lady Cats win Lady Dawg Tourney (12/06/16)
Thayer won the Van Buren "Lady Dawg Tournament" last Friday night with a 53 to 44 score. Thayer was seeded fifth out of six teams and beat Van Buren for the championship. Thayer is now 4 - 0 on the season under their new head coach, Cecil Meyer. With a new coach and some recent transfers, Thayer is going to surprise some teams this year. ...
6,500 deer taken in antler-less season (12/06/16)
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 6,491 deer during the antler-less portion of the fall firearms deer season, Dec. 2-4. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 213 deer harvested, Pike with 205, and Osage with 185...
Razorbacks headed to Belk Bowl Dec. 29 (12/06/16)
The University of Arkansas has accepted an invitation to play in the 2016 Belk Bowl held at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, the school and the SEC announced Sunday afternoon. Arkansas (7-5) will take on ACC Coastal Division champion Virginia Tech (9-4) on Thursday, Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m. CT on ESPN...
Indian Hills Bowling Scores (12/06/16)
12/1/2016...
Highland splits with Hoxie at Hutson Center (12/06/16)
Highland played host to visiting Hoxie in 4A-3A 3 Conference play Dec. 2 at the Hutson Center and the home team ended the evening with a split in the senior-high contests. In the senior-girls' clash, the Lady Mustangs managed to do just enough down the stretch to ease past Highland, 51-47...
Highland Senior Will Shortnacy signs with WBC (11/29/16)
Highland High School Senior, Will Shortnacy signed his National Letter of Intent Nov. 17 at the Highland High School gym before a group of his peers. Prior to his signing, golf coach for Williams Baptist College, Ty Jones, spoke to the student body about Shortnacy and his future at Williams Baptist...
Youth Hunters 2016 (11/29/16)
Gunner Lawrence, 7, of Melbourne, Ark., got his first deer during the recent deer season. He is the son of Mashale and Chad Lawrence.
Youth Hunters 2016 (11/29/16)
Bowdy Perryman, 8, of Viola, Ark., got his first deer during the recent deer season. He is the son of Monica Summers and Dustin Perryman.
Young hunters check nearly 3,000 deer during late youth portion (11/29/16)
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young deer hunters ages 6 through 15 checked 2,944 deer during Missouri's late youth portion of this year's deer hunting season, Nov. 25-27. Of the 2,944 deer harvested, 1,149 were antlered bucks, 426 were button bucks, and 1,369 were does. Top harvest counties were Pike with 70 deer checked, Howell with 55, and Lincoln and Osage with 52 each...
MDC reports November firearms deer harvest ends with 185,000-plus (11/29/16)
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 185,066 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, Nov. 12-22. Of the 185,066 deer harvested, 95,383 were antlered bucks, 18,889 were button bucks, and 70,794 were does. Top harvest counties were Howell with 3,910 deer checked, Franklin with 3,738, and Texas with 3,562...
Indian Hills Bowling Scores (11/29/16)
11/17/2016...
Cooler temps prompt fire safety reminders (11/29/16)
When the cold arrives, so does bonfire and fireplace season - and with it, caveats about firewood safety. One thing many might not think about when talking about firewood safety are insects. "Firewood has been implicated in the spread of several invasive pests," said Jon Barry, extension forester at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture's Southwest Research and Extension Center...
CV men's Golf Association names 2017 club officers (11/22/16)
The Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association has elected new officers for 2017. They are as follows: President - Bob Brown, First Vice-President - Bob Pittman, Secretary - Scott Jones, Treasurer - Darryl Kehrli, Publicity - Chuck Wolff, Games Chairman - Jerry Morrow, Tyler Parten Memorial Scholarship Tournament Chair - Terry Clark, and 2016 Club Champion - Scott Jones...
Youth Hunters (11/22/16)
Karsyn Perryman, 14, of Viola, Ark., got this 7-point buck with an 18 inch spread during the youth hunt. Daughter of Monica Summers and Dustin Perryman.
Youth Hunters (11/22/16)
Colt Perryman, 6, of Viola, Ark., got his first 4-point buck during the youth hunt. Son of Monica Summers and Dustin Perryman.
ICC basketball teams split with Warriors (11/22/16)
The Izard County Junior Cougars defeated the Jonesboro Westside Junior Warriors, 55-42, on Nov. 11 at Brockwell. The Junior Cougars (4-2) were led by Caleb Faulkner with 20 points and 8 rebounds and Coby Everett with 16 points. The Cougars lost,70-58, to the Warriors in the nightcap. The Cougars (4-5) were led by Taylor Reynolds with 20 points and 9 rebounds and Tanner Brooks with 16 points...
Melbourne track stars named All-State (11/22/16)
Congratulations to Melbourne High School's Kolten Smith and Blake Bledsoe for receiving All-State honors at last week's 3A state cross country meet. To receive the recognition, the boys had to finish in the top 10 percent of all runners in their division...
Salem's season ends in Cherry Valley (11/22/16)
Cross County's one-two punch of tailback Kaylob Boykin and fullback Jackson Henderson combined for 307 rushing yards, helping the homestanding Thunderbirds to a 26-7 victory over the Salem Greyhounds in the second round of the Class 2A State Playoffs in Cherry Valley Nov. 18...
AGFC sets rules on feral hog hunting (11/22/16)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously voted to allow the harvest of feral hogs during firearms deer, bear or elk seasons on AGFC-managed wildlife management areas during its meeting today. During the May 2016 Commission meeting, commissioners voted to eliminate all feral hog hunting on AGFC-owned WMAs...
Hunters check 3,698 turkeys during Missouri's fall firearms turkey season (11/22/16)
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced that hunters checked 3,698 turkeys during Missouri's fall firearms turkey season, Oct. 1-31. Last year's fall firearms turkey harvest total was 6,158. Top harvest counties for the 2016 fall firearms turkey season were Greene with 128, Franklin with 96, and Wayne with 92...
Young Missouri hunters check 11,171 deer in early portion (11/22/16)
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced that young hunters ages 6 through 15 checked 11,171 deer during Missouri's early youth portion of the 2016 deer hunting season, which ran Oct. 29-30. Top counties for the early youth portion were Osage with 253, Howell with 246, and Franklin with 242 deer checked. Last year's harvest total for the early youth portion was 13,583...
Firearms Deer Season opening weekend harvest totals exceed 96,000+ (11/22/16)
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 96,131 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season Nov. 12 and 13. Of the 96,131 deer harvested, 55,753 were antlered bucks, 8,873 were button bucks, and 31,505 were does...
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