Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Shad kill on Boone triggering striper feeding frenzy

Shad kill on Boone triggering striper feeding frenzy

January 3rd, 2014 6:45 pm by George Thwaites

While temperatures take a nosedive across the region, there is still hot fishing to be had.

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East Tenn. man shot in head with crossbow dies

East Tenn. man shot in head with crossbow dies

January 2nd, 2014 1:02 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency told media outlets that 37-year-old William Nathan Norris died early Thursday after being shot on Wednesday. He had been deer hunting with a partner on private property.

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Crews try to preserve history in Smokies

Crews try to preserve history in Smokies

December 31st, 2013 6:00 pm by JOEL DAVIS, The Daily Times

Great Smoky Mountains National Park continually looks to the past for guidance on maintaining and preserving its historic structures — many from the 1800s — into the future.

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Ott DeFoe blasts off 2014 Let's Go Fishin' seminars

Ott DeFoe blasts off 2014 Let's Go Fishin' seminars

December 30th, 2013 9:07 pm by George Thwaites

The Bassmaster Elite Series pro's Jan. 2 appearance the first of eight seminars to be held each Thursday night at Higher Ground Baptist Church this winter. A different angling professional will serve as the featured speaker each week.

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TWRA seeks photos for Tennessee Wildlife Magazine's calendar issue

TWRA seeks photos for Tennessee Wildlife Magazine's calendar issue

December 27th, 2013 12:49 am by Staff Report

The TWRA is accepting entries for its 2014-15 photo contest for publication in the Tennessee Wildlife Magazine’s annual calendar issue. If a photo is selected for the calendar edition, the photographer will receive a cash stipend of $60.

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Spearhead Trails among Wise tourism successes

Spearhead Trails among Wise tourism successes

December 26th, 2013 8:37 pm by Stephen Igo

Efforts in Wise County and Southwest Virginia to build a robust tourism industry took strides forward in 2013 and look to achieve more in 2014.

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Superintendent at Smokies stepping down

Superintendent at Smokies stepping down

December 26th, 2013 4:32 pm by Associated Press

During Dale Ditmanson's decade at the helm, the Smokies received $80 million in funding for infrastructure improvements such as restoring trails and historical cemeteries, renovating buildings and repaving roads.

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Death Valley puts brakes on running, cycling races

Death Valley puts brakes on running, cycling races

December 25th, 2013 7:26 pm by Associated Press

It’s the hottest, hardest, most grueling foot race in the world, says Shannon Farar-Griefer, who has run the Badwater 135 ultramarathon through Death Valley five times. That’s exactly why she keeps coming back, she says.

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East Tenn. counties want hog hunting season

East Tenn. counties want hog hunting season

December 19th, 2013 11:48 pm by Associated Press

SWEETWATER, Tenn. (AP) — The resolutions ask the state to fully restore a “dedicated season” to hunting feral hogs on wildlife management areas. They also advocate allowing private property owners to use dogs to hunt feral hogs.

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Time to apply for TWRA 2014 spring turkey quota hunts

Time to apply for TWRA 2014 spring turkey quota hunts

December 17th, 2013 1:00 am by Staff Report

Applications for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2014 spring turkey quota hunts will be accepted beginning Wednesday.

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