World's Largest Coon Hunt Underway

7 Eyewitness News Staff

With hundreds of dogs and even more handlers in Decatur County h the annual World's Largest Coon Hunt fundraiser is underway.

Participants have converged on the Decatur County Fairgrounds from all over the country to show off the hunting skills of their dogs.

The three-day event running through tomorrow is a fundraiser for St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. Organizers said they have raised millions of dollars to battle childhood diseases.

Organizers said they hope that every child at St. Jude is given the chance most take for granted every day: the chance for life.


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