Deer of the Year

Grandfather’s tip leads to Clay County trophy deer

Colby Latham of West Point had something better than game cameras to help him find and locate a trophy buck in Clay County — his grandfather’s keen eye.

“PawPaw had been seeing a couple of rack bucks around his house, which is just east of West Point,” said Latham, a forestry/wildlife assistant for Mossy Oak. “He had seen these two bucks several times pulling into his driveway later in the afternoon, eating under a persimmon tree.