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Hunters arrested for Itawamba bald eagle kill

A couple of Marietta hunters are being charged in connection with the killing of an American bald eagle in northern Itawamba County. Benjamin T. Wallace, 24, and an unidentified minor, both of Marietta, were arrested on Dec. 2 under suspicion of shooting the federally-protected bird while duck hunting in the uppermost regions of the county. […]

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Fulton’s Collum named wildlife officer of the year

“My father is the only person I know that truly loved his job and going to work each day,” said Master Sgt. John Collum of his father, Dr. Billy Collum. But after more than 13 years at the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, the Fulton resident said he’s nipping at the heels of […]

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