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 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...]

Too Close for Comfort – Mount Vernon Gazette

Too Close for ComfortMount Vernon Gazette, VABy Michael Lee Pope Over the last year, a group of homeowners near Dyke Marsh has become increasingly concerned about duck hunting in their neighborhood. Shots ring out at night, with hunters firing in close proximity to residents living along the … [Read more...]