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Sportsmen are reminded that a free permit is required to participate in the 2017 Light Goose Conservation season which will be held Feb. 12-March 10.
The application for the free permit is now available on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s website by clicking here.
The Light Goose Conservation season is for Blue, Snow and Ross’s geese. The following provisions apply during the Light Goose Season only which are unplugged shotguns and electronic calls. Shooting is allowed 30 minutes before official sunrise until 30 minutes after official sunset.
There is no daily bag or possession limit during this season. No federal or state waterfowl stamps are required to hunt during the conservation season. Hunters must possess a Light Goose Conservation Season permit and have a valid hunting license, but the hunting license may be from any state.
Ruth’s Salads has announced a recall of its Original Pimento Spread in 7-ounce plastic containers after determining it could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
A statement from the Charlotte-based company on Thursday said the contamination was discovered during random testing by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture. Consumers should check the label: Any spread from Lot #16, with a sell-by date of April 30, 2017, are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
So far, no illnesses have been reported. The recalled spread was distributed in grocery stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and parts of Virginia and Tennessee.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Cumberland County played host to Stone Memorial Friday night as the teams met for the second time this season. The Lady Jets scored the first nine points of the game and never trailed as they posted a 60-46 win over the Lady Panthers. The Lady Jets have already secured the regular season District title and improved to 8 and 0 in District play while the Lady Panthers drop to 3 and 5 in the District. The Jets won the final game of the night with a 59-43 victory over the Panthers. CCHS is now 3 and 5 in the District and the Panthers are now 2 and 6.
The CCHS teams will step outside the District on Saturday with a road trip to Cleveland for games against the Lady Raiders and Raiders. Tuesday the Lady Jets and Jets host White County for District action; live coverage of the District games on Tuesday will air on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY.
Next up for Stone Memorial will be a road trip to McMinnville on Tuesday as the Lady Panthers and Panthers take on Warren County High School. The girls game is scheduled to begin at 6:00; catch the live broadcast on Mix 99.3.
A Crossville man was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly left the scene of a crash on Rose Street that damaged several vehicles. Police say they spotted 32-year-old Brandon Todd Flynn staggering in the roadway on Stanley Street. Flynn reportedly told the officer that he had walked from a bar and had not been driving. A witness later identified Flynn as the driver who ran into four parked cars on Rose Street. Police also found keys to the suspect vehicle in Flynn’s possession and to top it off, Flynn had borrowed the vehicle that he wrecked. Flynn was charged with DUI, Violation of Implied Consent, Failure to Report a Vehicle Accident and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Police did not report any injuries in the crash.
The Lady Vols were scored a 77-58 victory of LSU at Thursday’s Live Pink, Bleed Orange game. Next up, the Lady Vols take a road trip to Athens, Georgia on Sunday, Feb. 5 to play the Lady Bulldogs. Coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. CT on your Home for Lady Vols Basketball, Mix 99.3.