Permits for special deer hunt

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

except holidays.

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