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Gun season for deer opens Saturday

Gun season for deer opens Saturday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gun season for deer opens Saturday and runs through Jan. 5.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached, which includes deer harvested during archery and muzzleloader seasons. An antlered buck is a buck with antlers at least three inches long.

The bag limit for antlerless deer depends on where the deer is harvested

Three horses shot and killed in Scott County

Three horses shot and killed in Scott County

Horse slayings have owners in Scott County on the look out.

"I moved them closer to the house so we can keep a better eye on them," said Jesse Stephens.

Stephens owned one of the horses.

The farmer said several horses have been fatally shot in Oneida since mid-August.

Scott County Sheriff Mike Cross confirms three of the deaths.

Police reports show two horses were fatally shot on Williams Creek Road.

Another horse was shot on nearby Marcumtown Road.

Those two cases were reported to the Sheriff's Department on August 17.