Big Buck Diaries Episode 3 by Mark Banta

Jim Hillcrest, the father, and Jeremiah, the son were growing apart.  Jim had worked as a farmer in central Kansas all his life.  Jeremiah had other aspirations.  It seemed that every dream he pursued came true.  He graduated from KSU in the spring of 1998 with a degree in English Literature.  He … [Read more...]

Big Buck Diaries Episode 2 by Mark Banta

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As so often happens in small rural areas where hunting is prevalent, a legend had been spawned in the small town of Hefnerville, OH.  It all started in the fall of 83’ when a local by the name of Max Bigwell nearly crashed his ¾ ton diesel west of town.  He’d been out checking on a cow that was … [Read more...]

Big Buck Diaries: Episode 1 by Mark Banta

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Benjamin Steele came from a long line of loggers.  He’d graduated high school in the spring of 1972 and went straight into the family business.  In the 6 years he’d worked for Big Sky Logging Co., he’d done everything from a desk job to driving a logging truck.  Driving the big logging trucks ended … [Read more...]