Deer disease studied: The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reviewing regulations regarding the importation of deer and elk from states in which chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been discovered.
Contaminated fish: Officials with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation last week met to address concerns about contaminated fish in one area of Kentucky Lake.
BUI violations up: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers issued 21 Boating Under the Influence (BUI) citations during the Memorial Day weekend, up 12 from the previous year's summer-kickoff holiday.
Free Fishing Day: Tennessee's annual Free Fishing Day is June 11. State residents can fish in any public water without a license.
Straights win shoot: The Cedar City Straights interscholastic trap team won first place in last week's competition at Big Springs, Tenn., in the Junior-Senior Division.
Hogs studied: Like Tennessee, the state of Missouri is having problems with anexploding wild hog population and, as Tennessee did originally, it is considering a ban on hunting to try to solve the problem.
Woman's workshop: The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will sponsor an Outdoors-Woman Workshop June 3-5 in Crossville.
Hot shooting: The weather is heating up, and so are the scores at the Cedar City Gun Club.
Friends of NRA: The Wilson County chapter of Friends of NRA's annual banquet/fundraiser is set for Friday night, April 22,at the College Hills Church of Christ. Doors open at 5:30.
Fishermen input: Don't like the creel limit on crappie? Disagree with the size limit on bass? The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is willing to listen to suggestions.
TWRA WildCast: The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is producing a new internet-based program, Tennessee WildCast, featuring interviews with staff officials and guests.
More cougars: The TWRA's new Cougar Action Team that tracks cougar sightings in Tennessee has added two more confirmed reports.
Deer poachers banned: Two Middle Tennessee men have been issued a lifetime ban from hunting after being caught poaching deer.