Area Sports

Addisyn Goodwin broke the record for her Papa Bob’s pond over July 4th, catching a 6# 1 oz. largemouth bass with a little Zebco 202 rod & reel.  She’s the daughter of Jack and Jessica Goodwin of Ozark, MO and granddaughter of Connie Goodwin, Jack Goodwin, Paula Loewenstein and Bob Neese. He became lunch for five that day!

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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 of 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…

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Memphis Tigers Host 13U Invitational Tourney

On Saturday, July 11th, the ball field at Johnson Park was the site of the 2020 Memphis Tigers 13U Invitational Baseball Tournament, hosted by the City of Memphis and the Memphis Tigers baseball team. Despite this year’s baseball season being dramatically cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, the event attracted four travel league baseball teams…

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Outdoor Truths

This time of year, the water level in the rivers are naturally low. Usually, the rains are of the thunderstorm variety and are not long, ongoing, soakers. This can make fishing harder but more centralized. Basically, find the areas that produce the most oxygen and more fish will congregate there. Another benefit of low water…

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SC Junior Fair Swine Show, Part 3

    The Grand Champion Gilt of the Swine Show at the 2020 Scotland County Junior Fair Swine Show was shown by Abby Doster. She is pictured with Fair Queen Anna Triplett. The Grand Champion Rate of Gain award for the 20202 Swine Show went to Wesley McSparren. Megan Frederick was the winner of the…

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SC Junior Fair Swine Show, Part 2

The Grand Champion Market Hog of the 2020 SC Junior Fair Swine Show was exhibited by Corbin Blessing. He is pictured with 2020 SC Fair Queen Anna Triplett. Blessing also took home the Reserve Champion honors for the Senior Showmanship competition.   The Reserve Champion Market Hog for the 2020 SC Junior Fair Swine Show…

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Hog Show 2020

Morgan Blessing exhibited the Grand Champion Boar at the 2020 Scotland County Junior Fair Swine Show held Wednesday, July 8th at the Bar-B-Saddle Club Arena in Bible Grove. Blessing also exhibited the Reserve Champion Gilt and took home the Grand Champion award in Senior Showmanship.   Beau Triplett was crowned the Grand Champion in the…

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