Staff and News Reports

Bast Durbin hires social media director

Slinger, Wis. – Bast Durbin Advertising has announced the hiring of Hannah Stonehouse Hudson, who will handle all things social media for the company. According to a Bast Durbin news release, Hudson is a social media communication and content strategy expert who has spoken and taught extensively on social media and the power of virtual communities, managed and built numerous successful Facebook and Instagram followings, created…

Silent Legion Suppressors partners with Source Outdoor Group

Silent Legion, a veteran-owned manufacturer of suppressors and accessories, announced today that it has partnered with Source Outdoor Group of Gainesville, Ga., to execute its strategic marketing and media outreach plans. The product line features quick-detach and direct-thread products, as well as suppressor covers and pouches. The suppressor lineup covers a wide range of cartridges from rimfire to .338 Lapua…

Classic Bass Champions Tour announces Skeeter Boat Center sponsorship

ZIMMERMAN, Minn. — Classic Bass, a provider of bass tournament angler informative, current information, and presenter of the new Champions Tour bass tournaments, has announced that Skeeter Boat Center will be a sponsor of the Champions Tour during the 2017 season. Classic Bass aims to provide bass fisherman with beneficial and current bass fishing information, which now will be boosted by the…

Pete Brownell elected president of National Rifle Association

Pete Brownell of Montezuma, Iowa, was elected by the National Rifle Association Board of Directors as president May 1 following the 146th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Atlanta. An NRA life member, Brownell is the chief executive officer of his longtime family-owned firearm and firearm accessory retailer, Brownells. He brings a record of leadership, a passion for the outdoors and shooting…

It’s finally official: Perdue new U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Sonny Perdue was finally confirmed and sworn in this week as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. (Wikipedia photo) Perdue, who was confirmed by an 87-11 Senate vote, will oversee land and water conservation on private lands and operation of the U.S. Forest Service, as well as the nation’s food and farm programs. Perdue, 70, is a former governor of Georgia…