A largemouth bass tracking study launched last November on Toledo Bend Reservoir by Texas Parks Wildlife Department inland fisheries biologists has hit a bump in the road that has scientists looking for ways to get their research back on course.

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The 13th-ranked Trinity Valley softball team began their two week road trip on Thursday afternoon with a doubleheader at Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS.

The Texas Sports Writers Association released their Class 3A and Class 4A All-State football teams on Wednesday and Thursday, highlighting and recognizing the biggest impact players from across the state.

ATHENS — Water level is two inches high and clear. Water temp in the mid 50s.

An undefeated regular season is in the books for coach Tommy Cross and the defending state champions Martin’s Mill Lady Mustangs.

The 8th Grade Athens Hornets’ boys' basketball team defeated Mabank by the score of 51-37 on Monday to clinch the 14-4A District championship. Their final record is 15-1, along with winning both the Canton and Kaufman tournaments. Bottom left to right: Jorien Ray, Jamauri Manning, Jansen Har…

All good things must come to an end and so it is with hunting leases. Most Texas hunters lease the land upon which they hunt or, they are fortunate enough to have friends or family with land.

The No. 2 Trinity Valley Lady Cardinals and Cardinals were home on Saturday for a doubleheader of action, as the Lady Cards hosted conference foe No. 24 Blinn for a Top 25 matchup and the Cardinals hosted the Houston Flight, taking a game off from Region XIV play.

ATHENS — Water level is about two inches high and fairly clear. Water temp in the low 50s.

I love cooking outdoors and through the years, I have developed some ‘standard’ recipes that meet my two requirements (easy and tasty)! Although I often prepare these dishes at camps hunting and fishing, they can just as easily be cooked at home.

Athens FFA member Sara Rimpel captured Junior Champion Heifer, Grand Champion Heifer and First Place Showmanship with JMG Miss Scarlett 826F in the Junior Maine-Anjou Heifer Show at the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on January 26. The 2020 Show is hosting junior heifer exhibitors fr…

Eustace seniors Dalton Page and Jon Saine signed their letters of intent on Friday morning. Page signed with Sam Houston State and Saine signed with Southwestern Assemblies of God. Page and Saine were members of Eustace’s boys’ cross country team that won the 3A state championship in the fal…

ATHENS — Water level is two inches high and slightly stained. Water temp in the mid-50s.

TVCC men’s basketball coach Guy Furr congratulates his daughter Alex after her Panola team pulled off an 80-62 upset of No. 6 Tyler Wednesday night at Wagstaff Gymnasium. Alex, the former Athens High School star, is in her first year as head coach at Panola.

When my mom called me on Sunday around noon to tell me the news, I was beyond devastated. She told me that former Laker and NBA legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash one hour north of Los Angeles, along with eight others, including his oldest daughter, 13-year-old Gianna. And t…

The subject of hunting wild hogs and the waste of fresh pork from harvested hogs is a topic that I’m very passionate about and also one that often stirs the emotions of folks, both hunters and non hunters.  

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