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Axe throwing business opens in Saltillo

June 14, 2019

Posted: Jun 13, 2019 10:52 PM
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 9:32 AM

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national axe throwing day. and one man opened what he calls his "fun job" and the second axe throwing business in the state of mississippi...just in time to celebrate. emily, this shop opened in early may. the owner tells me it's quickly grown...from folks going there just to hang out, people traveling from central mississippi to do it...to people going there on their first date. and today...i was able to try it out. gets the bullseye." owner of mississippi axe throwing company) tupelo, lee county) nat sound (two seconds) "i went to visit my daughter in birmingham as a birthday weekend and that was my gift from her was going to an axe throwing venue." steve willoughy is the owner of mississippi axe throwing company. he tells me...throughout his career, he's always looked for opportunities to do fun things that might be of profitable business. "within minutes i fell in love with the sport and i decided there wasn't anything like that in mississippi so we decided to open one." that decision was made on march 30th of this year...and about a little over a month later...on may 3rd...his business opened. "it's been really good so far...and it's growing." once you walk in - everyone signs a waiver. "there's about a 10 or 15 minute little training class and we help them get started...and then throughout the session, we watch and help them make adjustments so that they can be successful with their axe throwing." the throw itself isn't easy...but the sport is something anyone can do. nat sound (five seconds) "axe throwing is something anyone can do and everyone should try." despite the throw you just saw...beginner's luck was on my side during my first throw... "i want everybody that comes to have a really good time, and that's why we work so hard to make sure everybody sticks an axe to the target or gets the bullseye." mississippi axe throwing company is located in mississippi axe throwing company is located in tupelo. from monday through thursday you can go only by appointment for any events or parties. it's opened on friday from 3 pm until midnight. saturday from 10 am until midnight. and sunday from 2 to 8 pm. willoughby has a lot of great things planned for the future of his business... from starting a league to selling food such as chopped bar-b-que - not pulled bar-b-que because it'll be chopped with axes - and
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