The Baxter family got a surprise when a fallen tree limb revealed a bee hive on Wednesday at the their home on U.S. 79 South. Jennifer Baxter said Kirk Howard, who came to remove the bees, estimated that he took about 100,000 and there were still more inside the tree. The family believes the tree is more than 100 years old and it is still standing. (Special to The Commercial)

The Baxter family got a surprise when a fallen tree limb revealed a bee hive on Wednesday at the their home on U.S. 79 South. Jennifer Baxter said Kirk Howard, who came to remove the bees, estimated that he took about 100,000 and there were still more inside the tree. The family believes the tree is more than 100 years old and it is still standing. (Special to The Commercial)