Hammertown or bust

Garrett Toombs, 25, is a quiet, polite, determined and intelligent young man. Oh, and he likes to go fast, just as fast as whatever he is driving at the time can go. His father, Glenn, says, “Garrett has always had a very real need for speed.” Garrett was riding...

Success was in the wind

Austin Roy has a deep love and appreciation for the outdoors. His family recognized Austin’s love for the outdoors early on and extended their arm of knowledge and provided opportunity. Austin is wise beyond his years. His father, Paul, credits the whole family for...

Who ever thought?

Covid-19 forces cancellation of Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend Who ever thought? We didn’t think it would happen, but it did. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to challenge our world and, unfortunately, prohibits us from holding the Woods-N-Water...

Take a kid catchin’ and teach ’em to fish

Farm ponds provided livestock water while in the pasture. On our farm, most were muddy, had a distinct odor of cow manure, trampled shorelines and large snapping turtles. Today, with stocking programs old farm ponds have turned into a great place to introduce fishing...

Maybe we do have an agenda

Our editor, Maria Brown, recently pulled the plug on a Facebook post which was getting out of hand. The comments were all related to our front page story on a COVID-19 outbreak which would hit the newsstand the next morning. Social media showed its shameful colors and...