Tennessee prepares for first ‘velvet hunt

Deer hunters who refer to themselves as “meat hunters” rather than “trophy hunters” have a saying: “You can’t eat horns.”  That may be so, but...

Understanding EHD, the disease impacting deer

Something is killing whitetail deer across the northern Cumberland Plateau. It isn’t poachers or predators. Instead, it’s EHD — Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease. Deer are...

State seeks information on deer poached in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is enlisting the public to help determine who is responsible for shooting a deer around sunrise on...

A quick guide to snakes in the Cumberlands

Two years ago, the Independent Herald sat down with Dustin Burke, an Oneida police officer and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency boating officer who knows...

Tennessee’s spring turkey season opens April 1

Tennessee’s 2017 spring turkey season opens on Saturday, April 1 and continues through Sunday, May 14. Spring turkey harvest numbers have been consistent for a...

Sunbright stuns Lady Indians in semifinal

WARTBURG — For the first time since 2012, Oneida will not be playing in the District 4-A championship game. Sunbright, the district's fifth-seeded team, continued...

Cumberland Trail to be extended in Campbell County

CARYVILLE — The Cumberland Trail State Park announced Thursday that it has been awarded an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team to assist...

Few changes to hunting seasons for 2014-2015

NASHVILLE — While the big news out of the Tennessee Fish & Wildlife Commission’s monthly meeting here Friday was the addition of a bear...

State agency proposes bear hunting season for Scott

  NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has proposed a black bear hunting season for the northern Cumberland Plateau, including part of Scott County. The...

CASA event to feature Preston Pittman

Hunters and anglers are invited to the Boys & Girls Club of Scott County for good food, good fellowship and support of a great...
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