Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
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SIKESTON -- The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education announced today the district has hired a new superintendent. Dr. Anthony Robinson will begin his duties as superintendent July 1, following the retirement of current superintendent, Tom Williams, who has served the Sikeston district for the past 29 years, seven of those as superintendent...
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The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women
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Man stabbed to death in hotel on Hillsborough Road in Durham. Violent crime rising.
Durham police found the body of a man who had been stabbed to death in a hotel on Hillsborough Road on Saturday. It was the second fatal stabbing in the Bull City this week, as crime rises in 2019.