Outdoors

Deer Season Check List

September 30, 2020

The Great Outdoors Presented by: Mark’s Outdoors October 15, 2020 is opening day for bow hunting, which means it’s time for the final stages of getting your fields finished and stands placed. It’s also time to get your gun sighted in, and Mark’s Outdoors offers a free sight in with the purchase of two boxes …

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God is Bigger!

August 31, 2020

Mission Makers In 2011, Trussville native Rachel Shaneyfelt was diagnosed with mesothelioma and was given only nine months to live. Shaneyfelt was in nurse practitioner school when she was given this devasting news but decided to continue to pursue her degree. While working as a nurse practitioner, she was scheduled for a lung biopsy. Because …

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One Game at a Time: Birmingham Legion’s Jake Rufe

August 31, 2020

Cover Story Jake Rufe said he could have never imagined that he’d be playing for Birmingham’s professional soccer team, but he knows that God’s plans are always bigger and better than anything he could have foreseen. Rufe, a Huntsville native who played club soccer in high school in the Birmingham area, joined Birmingham Legion FC …

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Deer Season Prep = Deer Season Success

August 31, 2020

The Great Outdoors presented by: Mark’s Outdoors With deer season opening on November 21, now is the time to make sure you are prepared to hunt. Making yourself a checklist will help insure that you have everything you need to make your opening day a successful one. Go ahead and pull out all your camo …

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Restoration Ride: By God’s Grace

August 31, 2020

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner State Farm, www.ThomasWaters.com “By God’s grace I am here. I have been the beneficiary of God’s ocean of grace,” explains Thomas Waters as he remembers the bike ride he took through Irondale two years ago. “I felt the car’s front end hit me and the next thing …

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First Time Gardening Tips

July 29, 2020

Our House Gardening! Have you ever tried it or have you been intimated by the very thought of it? Honestly, I would have never dreamed that I would be good at plant care. Because I have always had a love for plants and flowers, I decided to step out and give it a try this …

Packed & Ready for the Next Excursion!

July 29, 2020

The Great Outdoors Vacation, vacation, vacation. That’s what summer is all about, right? Whether you are spending time with the family at the beach soaking in the strong summer sun, or looking for that next hill to climb to check off your summer bucket list, you need to be prepared with the best-equipped luggage. Summer …

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Outdoor Fun with Eternal Impact

July 20, 2020

Mission Makers Golfers and Clay Shooters – how would you like to take your game to the next level?  What’s better than crushing a long drive or vaporizing a clay target? The answer is… being able to crush that drive or bust that clay to help Sav-A-Life Shelby save babies and minister to young women …

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Readers’ Choice for Summer Fun: Camp Sumatanga!

June 25, 2020

Special Feature The winner of our 2020 Favorite Summer Spot/Activity Reader Survey is Camp Sumatanga! Tiger-Rock Martial Arts and Riverview Camp for Girls were close runner ups. Thank you to each reader who completed the survey! Congratulations to Bethany G. from Alabaster for winning a $75 Gift Card to The Trak Shak! Readers’ Choice Winner …

Fishing at its Best

June 25, 2020

The Great Outdoors Presented by: Mark’s Outdoors A day in search of a big catch is the perfect way to create quality time with family and friends while enjoying God’s great outdoors. To make the most of your next fishing trip, consider taking a few minutes to learn about the latest in fishing equipment. At …

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