Thomas Strother, LCDR (ret.) USN, former teacher of history at U.S. Naval Academy and whose roots are in Edgefield County, is the researcher/redactor/writer for the series called Remembering World War I. The series is running in the print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser and certain portions, explaining the background of the War at strategic times […]
Marshall White summited the details and photos below of the big flathead catfish he caught on Lake Thurmond Saturday March 29. The certified weight of the flathead catfish is 57 pounds 8 ounces. 47″ inches long and the girth is 27”. Caught on 3-29-2014 at Lake Thurmond. Caught ( while bass fishing ) on spinnerbait […]
On March 29, 2014, Youth Day, Knox Rauton killed his first turkey. Knox was hunting with his father, T. J. Rauton and Alex Cheatham “Calling.” Knox would like to thank the owners of the property for allowing him to hunt. The turkey known as “Ol’ Sneaky” weighed 20lbs., had a 10 ¼ beard, and 1 […]
Book Review by Jim Long Growing Up Southern: A Memoir, by Bobby F. Edmonds, hard laminated cover, 6”x9”, 232 pages, 160 b&w photos, 67 color photos, printed by Sheridan Books, published by Cedar Hill Unltd., 1000 Cedar Hill Road, McCormick, S.C., $20 plus $5 for shipping. Talented local writer and historian, Bob Edmonds, who has […]
On Saturday, April 13, 2013, Kate Boyd harvested her first turkey while hunting with her stepdad Travis Sumner. Travis called up four longbeards and Kate was able to make her shot from 15 yards. The longbeard weighed 18 lbs, had 3/4″ spurs and a thick 10″ beard. Kate is the daughter of Hank Boyd and […]
Tal and Carson with her 6th birthday turkey. Six year old Carson used a slate call to masterfully entice this long beard. Yes, six year old.
Dakota Quarles, son of Richard and Ginny Wall, pictured with his 19-pound turkey. The bird had 1”spurs and a 10.5 inch beard. Just in case you missed it his sister, Katie, harvested two turkeys with one shot weighing in at 20 and 17 pounds a few days back. It is important that all know Dakota’s […]
Adam Smith harvested his first turkey with his uncle Dale Cullum on March 30. It weighed 16 lbs had a 10″ beard and 3/4″ spurs. Adam is the 13 year old son of David Smith and Kathy Smith, both of N. Augusta.
Katie Quarles, (12yrs old) daughter of Richard and Ginny Wall of Edgefield, harvested her first Longbeard on Saturday’s Youth Hunt. She and her mom went on family land and she shot TWO turkeys with ONE shot!! One was 20lbs, had 3/4″ spurs and a 9 1/4″ beard, the other was 17lbs, had 15/16″ spurs and […]
Susannah Hammond was hunting with her father Bill Hammond when she harvested this 9 point deer on Friday afternoon while hunting on family woodland. This was the largest of the three deer that she has harvested.