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Rockabilly Revival to bring improvements to Selmer
Rockabilly Revival to bring improvements to Selmer
Plans for the 3rd Annual Rockabilly Highway Revival are well underway in Selmer, and so are the improvements to downtown that have come along with it.
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Sports

MCHS holds softball banquet
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MCHS summer camp
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Ramer Athletic Banquet
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News

‘Boomer’ Taylor wins Pinewood Derby
‘Boomer’ Taylor wins Pinewood Derby

McNairy County’s own Darren “Boomer” Taylor came home toting championship hardware after the first ever Pinewood Derby for special needs children was held May 14.

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Community Events
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Court Briefs
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Eastview passes budget

The Eastview Board of Aldermen passed the budget for fiscal year 2012 on second reading at a special called meeting May 24.


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Equine virus holds no immediate threat here

A deadly horse virus gave local horse trainer Kevin Hosea, the 2010 USTPA World Champion Ranch Sorter, a bit of a scare recently, but the threat to local horses remains low.

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Libraries to offer reading programs

Summer has already started for the students of McNairy County, but they aren’t putting down the books just yet. This June, the Irving Meek Jr. Public Library of Adamsville and the Jack McConnico Memorial Library of Selmer plan to once again offer summer reading programs to kids of all ages.

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MCHS agriculture building going up
MCHS agriculture building going up

Construction recently began on a new agriculture building at McNairy Central High School, located adjacent to the school’s softball field.

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News Briefs
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Pusser Fest Walks On
Pusser Fest Walks On

Adamsville Police Department’s Ricky “Pee-Wee” Howell was named 2011’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Saturday at the 23rd Annual Buford Pusser Festival in Adamsville.

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Rockabilly Revival to bring improvements to Selmer
Rockabilly Revival to bring improvements to Selmer
Plans for the 3rd Annual Rockabilly Highway Revival are well underway in Selmer, and so are the improvements to downtown that have come along with it.
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Severe weather strikes again
Severe weather strikes again

McNairy County was once again buffeted by storms on May 25.

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Stantonville makes plans for Veteran’s Memorial

During their regularly scheduled meeting last Monday evening at the Stantonville Civic Center, Mayor Larry Raines and Aldermen Ed McDaniel and Larry Russell voted to donate $1,000 from the town to the Ruritan club to build a Veteran’s Memorial. 


 

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Campus

Area Student Awarded Scholarship
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Jim Byford receives “Friend of 4-H” award

A long-time Tennessee 4-H youth program supporter has received one of the organization’s most prestigious honors.


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Selmer Elementary First Graders Are Getting Fit!
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Selmer Student Receives Biology Medal at Union University
Selmer Student Receives Biology Medal at Union University

Faris Adam Bakeer has been awarded the Academic Excellence Medal for Biology at Union University at the annual Awards Day Program on Friday, May 6, 2011. 


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The National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes Jimilyn Rowland
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Breaking News

CLARIFICATION

In the May 25 edition of the Independent Appeal, it was stated that charges had been made against former Selmer police officer Michael Gilbert. The story inadvertently failed to say that the charges were later dropped. We apologize for the omission, and any inconvenience it may have caused.

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