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, January 05, 2014

My Photo Published

Last week I sent in a picture I took on the last day of 2013 as the sun was setting on the Mighty Mississippi River at Vicksburg.  I also posted it on my blog on December 31st. Today, it was published in our hometown paper in the Classified Section and was a really nice wide blowup.  The caption read - M/V Robert L. Posey makes it's way turning in the bend of the Mighty Mississippi at Vicksburg on the last day of 2013 at sunset.  

The Vicksburg Post will accept for publication photos submitted by readers.  The photos should be current and of interest to the public, either because of their subject matter or their oddity, or the photographic skill show.  Submitted photos should be accompanied by complete caption information and include a phone number for the photographer.  Photos may be submitted electronically at, in person at Post Plaza or by mail to The Vicksburg Post, Newsphotos, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS . 39182

Once again I'm humbled to have had my picture published in our hometown paper,  My first for 2014! Many thanks, Vicksburg Post and Happy New Year!


Long Ridge Deer Camp said...

Congratulations Marian! Perfect!

Marian Love Phillips said...

Thanks so much Long Ridge Deer Camp (Jack). I need to get by to see you and wishing everyone at the camp and you a very Happy and Safe New Year! :)

Rick Kratzke said...

That is kind of a big deal, congratulations.

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