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 Hay fire hampers baling efforts
Hay fire hampers baling efforts

According to Marcus Tidwell of 324 Pleasant Ridge Loop outside of Adamsville city limits, a hay fire broke out in a field behind his house while he was baling hay around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.

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Copper thief caught
Copper thief caught

The man responsible for leaving Shackleford Funeral Directors in Adamsville unusable over the Memorial Day weekend was apprehended Wednesday night around 11 p.m. outside of Adamsville, according to McNairy County Sheriff Guy Buck.

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McNairy Summer Softball
McNairy Summer Softball
On Tuesday, June 7, Summer League Softball kicked off at McNairy Central with two Lady Bobcat wins.
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Sports

Adamsville Baseball Banquet
Adamsville Baseball Banquet
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Bobcats fall by one in Middleton Invitational
Bobcats fall by one in Middleton Invitational

The Danny Roberts York Heating and Air Bobcats faced the Tigers of Bolivar Saturday evening in the championship game of the Hardeman County Journal/Yopp's C Store Middleton Invitational baseball tournament.

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Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Mellanie Surratt
Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Mellanie Surratt

A breif interview with Coach Surratt

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Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Rennard Woodmore
Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Rennard Woodmore

A brief interview with Coach Woodmore

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Dixie Youth Baseball
Dixie Youth Baseball
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Hoops for Hunter update
Hoops for Hunter update

The Hoops for Hunter Tournament held closely a month ago on May 14 at the Selmer Community Center raised $1180.

 

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Horse Competitions Abound
Horse Competitions Abound
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Sports Briefs
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News

40 strong years of dancing in Finger
40 strong years of dancing in Finger

The Finger Square Dance is more than 40 years old but is not having a midlife crisis.

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Bethel springs news

Robert C. Wiley will celebrate his birthday on June 16th. Also on June the 16th, 2011 his anniversary 26 years to celebrate with his wife, Robert C. Wiley (wife) Vivian Wiley.

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Birdie takes flight
Birdie takes flight
Arts in McNairy was not amiss in predicting a hit in their most recent production, Bye, Bye Birdie.
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court briefs
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Dennis addresses school board

State Rep. Vance Dennis, who represents McNairy and other counties in the state House of Representatives, spoke to the McNairy County School Board at its meeting Thursday.

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Fire at Michie recycling facility
Fire at Michie recycling facility
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Human remains found by newcomers
Human remains found by newcomers

Last Wednesday, newcomers to Selmer reported potential human bones being brought to their home by their dog.

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Jesus Cares restocks
Jesus Cares restocks
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Jury acquits Milledgeville man of manslaughter

Stanley Alexander was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter in McNairy County Circuit Court Thursday.

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McNairy County Health Care Center:  Classy Lady
McNairy County Health Care Center: Classy Lady
Today I was reminded what it means to have class. Ms. Rosemary Landreth is without a doubt a truly classy lady in every way.
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Milledgeville swears in mayor

Dannie Kennedy was sworn in as the new mayor of the city of Milledgeville after former mayor Leland Alexander finished his duties aligned with old business on Monday night at the monthly meeting of the Milledgeville Mayor and Board of Aldermen.

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New County Mayor will seek appointment

Interim County Mayor Wilburn Gene Ashe told the Independent Appeal Wednesday that he will seek appointment to serve in his present post until the August 2012 election.

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Purdy Trade Days Commence
Purdy Trade Days Commence
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Rockabilly Car Show Winners
Rockabilly Car Show Winners
The 3rd Annual Rockabilly Car Show was a great success again this year with 122 entries coming from several states.
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Rockabilly Highway Revival
The 3rd Annual Rockabilly Highway Revival was filled with activities including a car show with over 120 entries. 
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Rockabilly Revival a success
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School board listens to citizens’ opinions

The McNairy County Board of Education heard audience preferences for the location of the new proposed Selmer Elementary School at a special called meeting on June 7.

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Schools unveil new summer programs

Assistant Director of Schools Dr. Brian Jackson unveiled two new summer programs at Thursday’s meeting of the McNairy County Board of Education.

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Lifestyles

In Memory of Molly
In Memory of Molly
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Annie Westbrooks
Annie Westbrooks
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Brooke Adams Napier and Joshua Mason Hatchell
Brooke Adams Napier and Joshua Mason Hatchell
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Candace Nicole White and Wesley Tyler Cotner
Candace Nicole White and Wesley Tyler Cotner
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Cassandra Ellsworth and Marcus Harris
Cassandra Ellsworth and Marcus Harris
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Community Events
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In Memory of Nicole & Raven Griswell
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Logan, Kendall, Jase Kiestler
Logan, Kendall, Jase Kiestler
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Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Neal Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Neal Smith
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown
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Peggy Daniel Birthday
Peggy Daniel Birthday
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Sarah Beth Littlejohn and Adam Elliott Fussell
Sarah Beth Littlejohn and Adam Elliott Fussell
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Stephanie T’Neil Crowe and Jeffrey Kyle Petty
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Tucker Dean Surratt
Happy Birthday Tucker!
Tucker Dean Surratt
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Twin sisters arrive
Twin sisters arrive
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Obituaries

Barbara Ann Owle
Barbara Ann Owle
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Billy Hill
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Bob Curtis Bonee, Sr.
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Charles E. Hunt
Charles E. Hunt
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Ewell O. Howell
Ewell O. Howell
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Gary Wayne (Duke) Wilkerson
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Rheba Gray
Rheba Gray
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Roland Parker Ganow
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Syble Earlene Bushart
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Campus

A Special Mother’s Day Celebration At Selmer Elementary
The history of Mother’s Day is centuries old and the earliest Mother’s Day celebrations can be traced back to the spring celebrations of ancient Greece in honor of Rhea, the Mother of the Gods. 
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Adamsville Lions Club Scholarship winner
Adamsville Lions Club Scholarship winner
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Bethel Springs Elementary School fun night
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Bethel Springs Elementary School fun night

Bethel Springs Elementary School had a Family Fun Night on Monday, May 9, 2011. 

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BSES 3rd Graders Out of This World
BSES 3rd Graders Out of This World
Miss Kim Kyle’s third grade Science classes have been studying the solar system.
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BSES Kindergarten Visit Mexico
BSES Kindergarten Visit Mexico
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BSES May Students of the Month
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BSES May Students of the Month
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BSES students pull for the Ronald McDonald House
BSES students pull for the Ronald McDonald House
Bethel Springs Elementary School students are participating in the Pop Tab program to support the Ronald McDonald House. 
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McNairy County 4-H Horse Project Group Participates in Contests
McNairy County 4-H Horse Project Group Participates in Contests

The McNairy County Horse Project Group, led by Volunteer Leaders Marie Pittman and Hilda Ashe, has been very active this school year.


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Perfect Attendance Recognition at Selmer Elementary
Perfect Attendance Recognition at Selmer Elementary
Madison Stackens and Hunter McCullar, fourth-grader students at Selmer Elementary School, were honored at fourth grade graduation for achieving perfect attendance.
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Selmer Middle School Showcases talent
Selmer Middle School Showcases talent
Fifteen students showcased their talents in the Selmer Middle School gymnasium on May 11th. 
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Western Region 4-H wildlife judging
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