Thanks to the combined efforts of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division, the Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) and hunting club members, Jerrell Gordon is recovering from an ordeal that left him within hours of death.

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One of the messages the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division wanted to convey last week at the CWD (chronic wasting disease) public meeting in Florence was to thank Alabama hunters for their response during the 2021-2022 white-tailed deer season.

For the first time since 2019, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) was able to conduct the waterfowl breeding population survey, and the results were mixed. Overall waterfowl numbers in 2022 were down from the 2019 count, but the number of breeding ponds observed in 2022 was up 9%.Seth Maddox, Migratory Bird Coordinator for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division, said the numbers were about what he exp…

Alumni of the Benjamin Russell Future Farmers of America (FFA) will host a two-day rodeo to benefit the current BRHS students in the program.

There has always been a nagging question that continually finds its way into my mind and in some respects the minds of those who’ve taken the time out to be on the fields in the sun, rain, snow and sleet.

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At the Alexander City Shooting Club the rapid fire which can be heard on most days may confuse some into thinking that someone had brought a machine gun, but in fact it is Vance Williamson with his Ruger 10/22. He’s practicing for the SCSA Steel Challenge World Championship which started Thu…

It was cold and icy as anglers back their boats down the ramps Saturday morning for the Lake Martin stop of the Alabama Bass Trail. But the weather didn’t stop the fisherman.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic throwing a wrench into everyone’s plans, people are finding ways to get creative. With many colleges being forced to cancel golf tournaments, Willow Point Golf & Country Club is taking matters into its own hands by hosting a tournament for college players and a…

With Thanksgiving in the books, many are looking to find ways to relax or shed off pounds gained over the holidays. The Charles E. Bailey Sportplex is able to fit nearly every outdoor need to work off some of the turkey and fixings during the extended weekend.

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Dozens of locals and businesses have teamed up, raising money and prayers for Dadeville native Maddie McClendon who was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer in October at the age of just 18.

From 4:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Wind Creek State Park Boat Ramp, Wind Creek will be hosting the OGS Bass Trail tournaments. The event is the second round of six being held by Wind Creek and will feature some of the top anglers in the state competing for bragging rights and thousands of do…

Hiking season can be year-round in the Lake Martin area as trails abound, and what better way to end a tough year than to get fresh air by walking around and seeing the breathtaking sights that surround us?