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Sports: Adventures

Natchez resident hopes to run marathon in every state

NATCHEZ — Forrest Johnson gets a unique view of many cities and states that most other people would otherwise visit as just a tourist. Johnson ... Read more

Reports on numbers good but size is not

Boats were everywhere yesterday morning before the sun woke up. The majority of fishing people were headed to one of the live oxbow lakes; the ... Read more

Local family attempts to stay cool as temperatures rise

VIDALIA— What began as a family day outside, quickly turned into a day playing in the water for the Bass family. With temperatures hovering around ... Read more

Waters hard to fish in summer heat

August and fishing is a tough combination in the Deep South. Raised as a cold water angler, I just do not care much for midday ... Read more

Natchez residents compete in Alaskan expedition race

NATCHEZ — Adventure racing was nothing new for Natchez resident Lena McKnight. But for her husband Tim and son Sterling Yarbrough, the experience was a ... Read more

Too hot to fish during mid day

The area lake’s surface water temperature is about 91 degrees today, and that is just before sunrise. I have not been on the water in ... Read more

Like his grandfather, Pomeroy uses granite rocks to cook on

For Clint Pomeroy, carrying on a family legacy was one of the easiest decisions he ever made. A unique tradition, Pomeroy picked it up when ... Read more

Gonzalez’s bloop single lifts Rockies past Braves 3-2

The July heat is on. The afternoon showers are becoming less numerous as our area lake water temperature continues to rise. By midday the lake ... Read more

Rules and regulations remain on boozing and boating

NATCHEZ — Summer is officially underway, and with that comes people on the water. However, many risks come along with it. The Mississippi Department of ... Read more

Take caution of storms in fishing boat

Despite the heat, humidity and high lake water temperature, June was not that bad for catching fish. Of course, with yet another unseasonal rise coming ... Read more

Roberts offers friendly advice to locals on the water

VIDALIA — As the summer months come into full swing, the waters of the Miss-Lou will become more and more crowded with people trying their ... Read more

River continues to tease locals

The Mississippi River continues to tease the area fishermen and ladies. We are about five or six feet away from a favorable river level for ... Read more

Allgood bringing his love for outdoors to others this summer

NATCHEZ — Natchez native Jimmy Allgood was born and raised in the Miss-Lou outdoors. And now, he is hoping to bring what was in his ... Read more

Memorial tourney was a blast

June is definantly here. If this month does the normal, we will go from one extreme to another. The persistent rains will stop. The heat ... Read more

Anglers reel in big catches during Relay Team Carry-On tourney

  FERRIDAY — A little bit of rain didn’t stop anglers from bringing in some big catches at the 5th annual Relay for Life Team ... Read more

May was good month for white perch fish

The month of May was a good one for the white perch fishing. I saw more big slab white perch and heard more good stories ... Read more

Local becomes arrowhead craftsman

NATCHEZ — The cracking sounds of rock beneath John Tuttle’s feet are the sweetest sounds in the world to the Natchez resident. Tuttle, 68, makes ... Read more

Catfish anglers don’t have to wait on drop

The Mississippi River dropped from approximately 48 feet to today’s level of about 39.3 feet. According to the predictions, the fall will stop today and ... Read more

Burkley, Mize, McTaggart biggest winners in contest

NATCHEZ — Turkey season is either a hit or a miss, and this season in Adams County, it was a hit. Forty-two turkeys were scored ... Read more

Fast river fall should bring fun times ahead

The Mississippi River level is about to drastically change. It’s about time. The level at Natchez/Vidalia has stayed at and just above the 48-feet floor ... Read more

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