OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - People in Union County are coming together to raise money for a local coal miner seriously injured in a mining accident.
The Shootin' for Anthony Bow Fishing Tournament is scheduled for August 23 - August 24.
The tournament will benefit Anthony Driesbach who is still recovering from the accident.
In July, Anthony was injured at Dodge Hill Mine after a large rock fell on him.
He has recently been released from the hospital and is now at home.
Half of the proceeds from the tournament will go to his family to help pay for medical expenses.
Registration for the tournament will take place at Midway Mini Mart (located at 11096 State Route 109, Sturgis, KY) on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. Raffle and door prizes drawings will start at 6:00 p.m.
Following the raffle, participants can go to any public boat ramp to start bow fishing.
On Sunday at 7:00 a.m., everyone will meet back up at Midway Mini Mart for the final weigh-in and to announce the winner.
For more information contact Eric Matheny at (270) 836-7904.