80-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Bags First Deer

Henderson, KY. (AP) -- 80-year-old grandmother Gladys Schaefer likes to keep busy.

The Western Kentucky woman loves boating, golf and is planning a trip to Las Vegas.

But last month was a first for her. She went hunting and shot a deer.

She shot the doe early in the morning after being out for about 30 minutes. She was hiding in a blind and used a rifle mounted on a tripod.

Schaefer, a breast cancer survivor, says her motto is don't stop doing things 'til you're in the grave.

She says she's looking forward to another hunt in 2007.

Copyright 2007 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.


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