HEBER SPRINGS, Ark., July 12 (USACE) --- The Army Corps of Engineers is taking
applications through Aug. 15 for a special deer hunt to be held Nov. 1-3 at
Greers Ferry Lake. Up to five permits will be issued to hunters whose
mobility is permanently or severely impaired by paralysis or amputation.
This special muzzleloader hunt is a joint effort between the Corps and
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Hunting blinds and safe access routes to
the sites will be provided but hunters will need an assistant and an all
terrain vehicle to access the blinds.
Applicants must submit a completed application form and a doctor's letter by
close of business Aug. 15. A drawing will be held in September to select up
to five hunters.
Applications may be obtained at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Greers Ferry
Project Office, P.O. Box 1088, Hwy 25 N., Heber Springs, Ark. 72543 or by
calling 501-362-2416. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. weekdays
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