Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...

Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...
Stories of my hunting experiences with family, friends or whatever else I want to blog about.

A Dixie Lady Deer Hunter

Article by Fred Messina, editor of "On Target Outdoors" from The Vicksburg Evening Post on Friday, January 19, 1990. Photo by Bob Phillips.

Bob Phillips came up the other day with a photo of his wife Marian and a deer she got on Brown's Point New Years Eve. The deer was an 8-point with 16 inches of inside spread that weighed in at 190 pounds. A nice trophy in anyone's book. However, the tale Bob told is that this was Marian's fourth deer this year and he claimed that he would have done better than he did if he had not spent so much time hauling Marian's deer out of the woods. Come off it, Bob. We all know who the hunter was.

Sunday, March 05, 2017

MS Men Sentenced For Killing Black Bear

Louisiana Black Bear
Three Mississippi men have pleaded guilty to violating the Endangered Species Act after killing a Louisiana Black Bear.

U. S. Attorney Gregory K. David and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Special Agent in Charge Luis Santiago said Friday that Travis Butler of Meridian was sentenced February 28 to five years of probation, with five months of home confinement for violating the act and obstructing a federal investigation.

Authorities also sentenced David Wimberly, of Quitman, and Chester Williams of Toomsuba, for assisting in the killing that occurred in January 2014.

Wimberly and Williams each received one year of probation, a $1,000 fine and a one-year probation from hunting.  Williams also was sentenced to four months of home confinement.

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