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West Tennessee refuges host first Wounded Warrior deer hunt

Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge in Brownsville, Tennessee, hosted 10 warriors for the refuge’s first annual Wounded Warrior hunt on Saturday, November 17. On hand to greet them were Tennessee State Senator Dolores Gresham, Brownsville Mayor Bill Rawls, and Haywood County Mayor David Livingston. Community sponsors, Insouth Bank of Brownsville and Brownsville Exchange Club, provided a dinner on Friday night and lunch on Saturday. Refuge employees put up 10 blinds and tree stands and assisted the hunters. Five bucks and one doe were harvested.

A room full of hunters pose for a photograph
Warriors L to R Top: Donald Quintana, Bradley Marbach, Joshua Mullins, Benjamin Wilkins, John Rosselot, Leroy White, Everett Redner, Tony Perry, Bottom Row Left to R: Tom Kurlick, Benjamin Trescott. Refuge Employees, Back Row, L to R: Joseph McGowan, Gary Pogue, Bryan Woodward. Front Row, L to R: kneeling Brian Roberts, Drew Wirwa, Randy Cook; Government Officials Front Row L to R, Brownsville,TN City Mayor Bill Rawls, TN State Senator Dolores Gresham, Haywood County Mayor David Livingston. Photo courtesy Brownsville Heritage Center

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