Big Sandy American Legion 2nd Coyote Derby a huge Success

The 2nd annual Big Sandy American Legion Coyote Derby was held January 6th. The news of the Coyote derby has been all over the state this year with the Tribune carrying the story and the controversy over the hunt.

Locally our perspective is different than it is other places. We have a large number of coyotes and their ability to kill livestock in the area is a common discussion point. The coyotes have lost their fear of man and tracks are often found in farm house's front yards.

This year there were 40 teams, up from 31 teams last year. There were 23 calling teams which means they used a varie...