3rd Annual Daniel Greer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt Set For Cheatham County On Feb. 9

Friday, January 25, 2013

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is among the partners to host the Second Annual Daniel Greer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt. The event will be held Feb. 9 at Cheatham Lake Wildlife Management Area.

Marine Corporal Daniel Greer lost his life to an IED explosion in August 2010 while serving in southern Afghanistan. He was an Ashland City firefighter and avid outdoorsman.

The hunt is for youth, ages 10-15. In addition to the hunt, participants will gather at the Ashland City Park at 11:30 a.m. There will be lunch served, as well as dog handling and duck calling demonstrations.

The TWRA is partnering with Delta Waterfowl and the Young Sportsman Foundation to sponsor the event this year,

Space is limited for the event. For an application or for more information, visit the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org or contact Donald Hosse, TWRA Wildlife Education Coordinator at don.hosse@tn.gov or 615 781-6541, Don Crawford, assistant chief, Information and Education at 615 781-6542 or don.crawford@tn.gov, or Darren Rider, chief, TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement, 615 781-6669.  


2015 Spring Turkey Season Is April 4-May 17

Tennessee’s 2015 spring turkey season opens on Saturday and continues through Sunday, May 17. When it comes to the forecast for the season, sportsmen can look forward to what is expected to be another good year in terms of harvest numbers. “I don’t think anything will change dramatically this season in terms of harvest numbers,” said Roger Applegate, TWRA Turkey Program coordinator. ... (click for more)

TWRA Requests Public Input For 2016 Fishing Regulations

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is welcoming comments for its 2016 fishing regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns about fishing regulations with TWRA staff. Public comments will be considered by fisheries managers and may be presented as proposals for regulation changes. Comments may be submitted by mail to: Fish Comments, TWRA, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Detective Karl Fields Terminated On Code Of Conduct Charges

Karl Fields, former Chattanooga Police detective, was terminated on Wednesday, on code of conduct charges. The Chattanooga Police Department received a correspondence from the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office o n Sept. 4, 2014,  informing it of allegations of inappropriate behavior committed by a CPD investigator during the course of a rape investigation. ... (click for more)

Autopsy Says 5-Year-Old Whitwell Boy Died Of Blunt Force Trauma

An autopsy on five-year-old Lucas Dillon of Whitwell says he died of blunt force trauma. The TBI is investigating the death, which is being treated as a homicide. The child, who lived on Jewell Lane Road, was injured on Saturday and died in a hospital on Monday. Lucas was a student at Whitwell Head Start. (click for more)

Physicians Thank Their Patients On Doctor’s Day

March 30 has been set aside as National Doctors’ Day since 1933 as a time to recognize the contributions made by our physicians. While the recognition is appreciated, our greatest satisfaction comes from caring for our patients.  For 132 years, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society has been the physicians’ voice as we worked together to improve health of our community. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Look At My April Garden

On this April Fool’s Day, as I take my monthly stroll through my virtual garden, there are gorgeous flowers and there are weeds, which appear to be trying harder than the flowers. So let’s see what we find before searching for “The Prize Egg” on Sunday. A FLOWER to the New York cab driver who told a young writer, “Always remember that everyone you meet knows something that you ... (click for more)