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Bobcats catch fire in extra inning

April 25, 2011, was senior night for the Hardin County Tigers, but the McNairy Central Bobcats did not seem to care, scoring six runs in the top of the eighth inning to make the final score 8-3 and break the hearts of the Tiger seniors.

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By Andrew Alexander

Bobcats journey to Somerville, conquer Vikings

The McNairy Central High School Bobcats took their run-scoring show on the road Saturday, traveling west on Highway 64 to Somerville to take on Fayette Academy. Six innings later, MCHS took down the Vikings, 12-1. 

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By David Shirley

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Bobcats tame Lions in five

The McNairy Central High School Bobcats hosted the Scotts Hill Lions in baseball action at MCHS on Friday, and when the battle of the cats ended five innings later, MCHS was on top 10-0.

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By David Shirley

Cardinals wrangle Mustangs twice

The long ball was the theme for the day as Adamsville High School hosted Madison Academic High School in a District 15A double-header Friday, defeating the Mustangs 9-8 in the first game and 13-3 in the second, moving their record in district play to 7-3. 

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By Andrew Alexander

Foote among scholar-athletes

LEBANON – Five Cumberland golfers were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office last week in advance of the league tournament, which started Monday in Blytheville, Ark.

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Lady Cardinals saddle Mustangs, 7-3

The Adamsville Lady Cardinals pulled off a 7-3 win over the Madison Lady Mustangs on Monday, April 25, with five runs in the top of the seventh. 

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By Amanda Lowrance

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Lady Cats look toward district tourney

Last Thursday was initially scheduled to be the McNairy Central Lady Bobcats’ last regular season home game, but with severe weather and bad conditions there were two additional make-up games played as well.

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By Amanda Lowrance

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Dog uncovers human remains

 

The remains of a unidentified body were discovered by a family and their dog at 237 Clayhill Drive in Selmer, Tenn on Wednesday, June 8.

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Can’t fish? Take to the skies!

Elementary School teacher Derrick Taylor, of Leapwood, began building and flying model airplanes because he was having engine trouble on his boat and couldn’t fish.

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By Jeff Whitten

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Child’s play no more: Adamsville league is serious about Wiffle ball more
By Andrew Alexander

Coke bust largest in 10 years

The McNairy County Narcotics Unit recently conducted the largest cocaine bust in the county’s recent history.

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By John Philleo

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Corker speaks on national debt

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., spoke to leaders of McNairy County business and government at the University of Tennessee-Martin’s Selmer Center Friday.

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By Jeff Whitten

County Mayor urges citizens to be prepared for disasters

Weather experts had predicted this tornado season to be worse than normal, but thankfully McNairy County has so far avoided any major damage.

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By Jeff Whitten

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Finger residents clean up historic cemetery

Finger residents volunteered to help clean up the historic Finger Cemetery Saturday.

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By Jeff Whitten

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Last Purdy convenience store to close

Purdy convenience store the Green Beetle will close at the end of June, according to owner Lavon Sullivan.

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By Jeff Whitten

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March unemployment rate falls to 11.4 percent

The March unemployment rate for McNairy County fell 1.1 percentage points to 11.4 percent from 12.5 percent in February, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. 

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By Jeff Whitten

MCHS assists with Bobo search

The McNairy County Sheriff’s Department sent four investigators to Decatur County last week to assist in the search for Holly Bobo.

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By John Philleo

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MCHS students ring in spring with show

McNairy Central High School (MCHS) theater students staged their annual Spring Show Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

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By Jeff Whitten

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Monogram’s Durbin named Admin Pro of the Year for 2011 more
By Jeff Whitten

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Preserving the Past

If you are looking for a place to search for your family history or just to learn more about McNairy County’s past, the McNairy County Museum is the place for you. 

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By Jeff Whitten

School financing options questioned

McNairy Board of Education Chairman Larry Smith said the financing options for the county’s proposed new schools don’t seem reasonable.

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By Jeff Whitten

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Selmer Rotary Club celebrates 55 years of service above self

What would it take to change one’s community or region? Why stop there? Why not initiate a plan to positively impact the world at large? That was the goal of a few business acquaintances in 1905. 

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Stantonville board discusses Veteran’s Memorial

The mayor and aldermen of Stantonville held their regularly scheduled meeting last Monday at 7 p.m. at the Stantonville Civic Center. 

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By David Shirley

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Surviving the Storms: County works to repair damage, help others who suffered more

Damage to roads and bridges from flooding occurring last Tuesday and Wednesday is nearly as great as that which occurred in May 2010, according to McNairy County Road Superintendent Harvey Neal Smith.

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By Jeff Whitten