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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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By Andrew Alexander

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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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By Andrew Alexander

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

 Sports

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Adamsville Baseball Banquet more
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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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David Shirley

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Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Mellanie Surratt

A breif interview with Coach Surratt

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Amanda Lowrance

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Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Rennard Woodmore

A brief interview with Coach Woodmore

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David Shirley

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Dixie Youth Baseball more

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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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Amanda Lowrance

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Horse Competitions Abound more
Andrew Alexander

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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.  more
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Adamsville Lions Club Scholarship winner  more
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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
Miss Kim Kyle’s third grade Science classes have been studying the solar system. more
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BSES Kindergarten Visit Mexico  more
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BSES May Students of the Month  more

BSES May Students of the Month  more

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

 Lifestyles

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In Memory of Molly more
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Annie Westbrooks more
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Brooke Adams Napier and Joshua Mason Hatchell more
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Candace Nicole White and Wesley Tyler Cotner more
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Cassandra Ellsworth and Marcus Harris more
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Community Events more
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In Memory of Nicole & Raven Griswell more

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Logan, Kendall, Jase Kiestler  more
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Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Neal Smith more
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown more
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Peggy Daniel Birthday more
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Sarah Beth Littlejohn and Adam Elliott Fussell more
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Stephanie T’Neil Crowe and Jeffrey Kyle Petty more
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Happy Birthday Tucker!
Tucker Dean Surratt more
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Twin sisters arrive more
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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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By Jeff Whitten

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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By T. C. WILLIAMS

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Birdie takes flight
Arts in McNairy was not amiss in predicting a hit in their most recent production, Bye, Bye Birdiemore
By Megan Smith

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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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By Jeff Whitten

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Fire at Michie recycling facility more

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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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By Janet Rail

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Jesus Cares restocks  more

Jury acquits Milledgeville man of manslaughter

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

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By Jeff Whitten

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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. more
By DOROTHY GOODRUM

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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By Andrew Alexander

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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By Jeff Whitten

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Purdy Trade Days Commence more

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Rockabilly Car Show Winners
The 3rd Annual Rockabilly Car Show was a great success again this year with 122 entries coming from several states. more

Rockabilly Highway Revival
The 3rd Annual Rockabilly Highway Revival was filled with activities including a car show with over 120 entries.  more

Rockabilly Revival a success more

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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By Jeff Whitten

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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By Jeff Whitten

 Obituaries

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Barbara Ann Owle  more

Billy Hill  more

Bob Curtis Bonee, Sr.  more

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Charles E. Hunt  more

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Ewell O. Howell  more

Gary Wayne (Duke) Wilkerson  more

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Rheba Gray  more

Roland Parker Ganow  more

Syble Earlene Bushart  more