Tennessee catfish kill remains a mystery

Larry Woody's Notebook

Biologists have yet to determine what recently killed hundreds of catfish on Chickamauga Lake. No other species were affected, and the dead fish were found in a relatively small area of the lake. That would suggest some sort of localized contamination, although it is puzzling why other species besides catfish were not killed. Catfish normally are a hardy species that […]

East Robertson’s Macy Phelps signs to Bryan College basketball

East Robertson High School graduate Macy Phelps signed to play basketball at Bryan College on Friday, May 26.  

Superspeedway offers military discounts

NASCAR Cup weekend scheduled June 23, 25 & 25

GLADEVLLE – Nashville Superspeedway will give all military personnel – active-duty and retired – a 15% discount on tickets to the June 23-25 NASCAR tripleheader. Special group ticket rates are also available to the public at 1-800-RACE-TIX or on the NSS website — The track offers RV rentals for the race weekend, and also will rent scanners on which […]

Long-time Titans punter Brett Kern announces retirement from NFL

Brett Kern said he knew retirement was an option when he moved to an apartment in downtown Philadelphia last December to punt for the NFC champion Eagles down the stretch of the 2022 season.

Each boating fatality is a personal tragedy

The press releases arrive almost routinely from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency: A young kayaker drowned on Percy Priest Lake. An elderly fisherman is missing after his boat capsized on Pickwick. A body is recovered from the Duck River. Last year, 27 such fatality reports were issued, approaching the grim state record of 31 set a few years ago. Already […]

Scott Hunt re-enters retirement after leading Greenbrier baseball back to state tournament

Following a 26-13 season that produced the school’s fourth-ever state tournament appearance, Scott Hunt has ended his short stint as Greenbrier baseball coach. 

Bear with me – trouble is bruin

Larry Woody's Woods & Waters

If you’ve ever almost tripped over a black bear on a dark night, you never forget it. I haven’t – along with numerous other encounters with bruins during years of camping in the Canadian wilderness. I was reminded of them awhile back when a discarded can of bear spray detonated in the Nashville airport, forcing evacuation of the concourse. It […]

Greenbrier senior Morghan Henley awarded with Jennifer Stiles Scott Memorial Softball Scholarship

Morghan Reed Henley received the Jennifer Stiles Scott Memorial Softball Scholarship during May 22 graduation ceremonies at Greenbrier High School.

East Robertson ends second state tournament appearance as Class 1A runner-up

East Robertson’s second appearance in the state baseball championship didn’t end with the fireworks of the first. 

Elijah Molden learning new methods to stay healthy, as well as new position

After a solid rookie season in 2021 where he was one of the Titans more valuable newcomers, defensive back Elijah Molden’s 2022 season was lost rather quickly. Molden finally succumbed to a groin injury last season. He played in just two games after injuring himself in camp and re-aggravated the injury later, which landed him a second and season-ending stint […]

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