The majestic bald eagle is no mere bird but a symbol of the American ideals of freedom and liberty.
Daviess County Conservation Agent Alan Bradford is investigating the killing of an immature bald eagle south of Gallatin in the Honey Creek bottoms. The dead bird was found Jan. 8 west of Hwy. 13 near a deer carcass. It had been shot with a rifle.
The eagle has been taken to