Volume 51, Number 48

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, November 27, 2014

Shelley's find surprise in trap

Submitted
Melissa and Miciah Shelley, children of Steve and Patricia Shelley, have been growing chickens near where they live in Bloomington.
They lost several chickens last year to predators so their granny, Sue Whited, helped them set a live trap to catch the varmints. Last year they caught several raccoons, skunks and possums in the trap. Their biggest catch was last Thursday night when they caught a live Bobcat. They had never seen a Bobcat before so they were really surprised when they found it in the trap Friday morning. Since the Bobcat is the mascot for Pickett County’s sports teams, they wanted to share a picture of the Bobcat with our readers. For anyone who might be concerned, they didn’t have the bobcat killed. It was taken to a remote area of the county and turned loose.

TOP STORIES

Jr. High Homecoming held - The Junior High Homecoming was held last Thursday. Pictured are attendants, Homecoming Queen and her... Keep Reading

Town purchases property on square - The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, November 10, 201... Keep Reading

Fentress man killed in Pickett County accident - Courtesy of Fentress CourierA 56-year-old Fentress County man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck in P... Keep Reading