Area Sports

TSSAA Allows Return to Play For High School Sports

Article by Blake Franklin- With Executive Order No. 55 being signed and implemented by Governor Lee on Friday, July 31, 2020, high school contact sports statewide will now allow for teams to begin contact drills. All players must go through a week-long heat acclimation process before they can take part in full pads. That includes…

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Outdoor Truths

Ever since I can remember deer hunting, I have dreaded July and August. Not because deer season is not here yet but because it will soon be. And if I am going to be ready for the cooler mornings of September and the colder days of October and November, I have to force myself into…

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Presidents Island Deer Hunting Opportunity Awaits

Article Submitted- An opportunity to participate in a highly coveted Presidents Island archery hunt is among the prizes for a lucky winner in the 2020 Tennessee Conservation Raffle. The deer package includes two, 3-day hunts on Presidents Island, crossbow, onsite camping, tree climbing gear, and more! Located in southwest Shelby County along the Mississippi River…

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Election Commission Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Election Commission met at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020 with Administrator of Elections Robin Powers, along with commission members Bill Martin, Margaret Milam, Melba Johnson, Cornelia Morris and Pope Thomas. Martin said that he had been informed that the previous administrator, Dan Miller, had filed…

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Outdoor Truths

The days are moving ahead at a steady pace. While 2020 has been unpredictable and unbelievable, one thing has been consistent and unchanging. It’s each day’s twenty-four-hour cycle. Nothing has slowed it down, sped it up or altered its guaranteed coming and going. As a result, deer season is dragging me one day closer to…

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Scotts Hill Student Anglers Have Success At State Championship

Article Submitted- The TN BASS Nation High School State Championship tournament was held on Pickwick Lake July 10th-11th. Teams from all over Tennessee came to compete, a total of 160, in the season’s final event, with over $39,000 paid out in scholarships and prizes. Scotts Hill Student Anglers had a very good showing. Every team had to…

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Outdoor Truths

It’s July and I feel a sense of pressure. I’m thinking of food plots and practice shots. I’m thinking we are two weeks from August and August is thirty days from opening bow season in Kentucky. I’m thinking I’m not ready for this. I’m thinking no one cares if I’m ready and time doesn’t stop…

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Highlight of the Week: LHS Men’s Soccer

Article by Blake Franklin- This week, we are back with another highlight of senior players. In this edition we would like to feature the seniors who played for the Lexington High School men’s soccer team. As we have done in the past, we are going to take an in-depth look at some of the memories…

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4-H TRAP (Shotgun) Team Competes at State SCTP Contest

Article Submitted- The Henderson County Longshots Team, coaches and competitors alike, are determined to have a successful year and let everyone know who they are. SCTP (Scholastic Clay Target Program) is a program the Henderson County 4-H TRAP Team shoots within. The State SCTP contest was held in Nashville, TN at the Nashville Gun Club…

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Submit Questions About Fishing Now For Upcoming Online Public Meetings

Article Submitted- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host three Facebook Live events in July to talk with anglers and get feedback about fishing in Tennessee. The three events will be generally focused on east, middle, and west regions of the state and general comments or questions will be taken prior or during any meeting.…

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