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Durham places 2nd in Miss USA Pageant
Durham places 2nd in Miss USA Pageant

The bright lights were not new to Adamsville’s Ashley Durham when she stepped onto stage this past Sunday for the Miss USA Pageant.  

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Rickman Counseling  holds grand opening
Rickman Counseling holds grand opening

Rickman Counseling held its grand opening on June 17 in Selmer. Business after hours was held after the ribbon cutting.

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Shiloh man battles rare disease
Shiloh man battles rare disease

To 31-year-old Robert Deberry, of Shiloh, life is a daily battle, but one which he will not give up on. “I am never going to give up. I am going to get through this. I live for my wife and daughter,” he said.

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Coaches comment on “greedy” NFL lockout
Coaches comment on “greedy” NFL lockout

The National Football League has been battling legal issues regarding a lockout, which prevents the players from playing even with the 2011 season approaching. 

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Sports

All-City Reds win tournament
All-City Reds win tournament
The All-City Reds, a local 12-year-old travel baseball team, won the USSAA Memorial Magic Tournament held at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex in Jackson, Tenn. over the Memorial Day weekend.
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Back-to-back summer victories for Lady Bobcats
Back-to-back summer victories for Lady Bobcats
Summer league softball continued at McNairy Central High School last week with a doubleheader played by the Lady Bobcats on Thursday.
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Bobcats, Redbirds play in rain - shortened tournament in Henderson
Bobcats, Redbirds play in rain - shortened tournament in Henderson

The Adamsville Redbirds and Danny Roberts York Heating and Air Bobcats both got in some action in baseball tournament play in Henderson last week before the weather washed things out for the most part.

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Coaches comment on “greedy” NFL lockout

The National Football League has been battling legal issues regarding a lockout, which prevents the players from playing even with the 2011 season approaching. 

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Coaches Corner:  Getting to know Coach Steve Forsythe
Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Steve Forsythe

Steve Forsythe is a native of McNairy County, born and raised by Jetta and Robbie Forsythe.

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Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Steven Price
Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Steven Price
Getting to coach at his alma mater means everything to AHS coach Steven Price.
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Former Cardinal coaching Rockets
Former Cardinal coaching Rockets

Former Adamsville Cardinal baseball player Daniel Wolford was named the head coach of the Clarksburg Rockets baseball team on Thursday afternoon at the ripe age of 23.

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MCHS Howell Signs
MCHS Howell Signs
Nathan Howell, a 2011 graduate of McNairy Central High School signed on to be an East Central Community College (ECCC) Warrior on Saturday, June 4.
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Softball Tournament Winner
Softball Tournament Winner
Congratulations to Troy Plunk Siding for placing 2nd in the annual softball tournament held in Selmer this year.
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News

Car collision leaves woman trapped in vehicle
Car collision leaves woman trapped in vehicle

The jaws of life were used to pry open 69-year-old resident of Selmer Martha L. Treece’s 1989 Volvo so she could be airlifted to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis (MED) for treatment after Treece and Donald W. Cooper, 59, of Adamsville, collided in the westbound lane on US Highway 64 going towards Selmer Thursday afternoon.

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Durham places 2nd in Miss USA Pageant
Durham places 2nd in Miss USA Pageant

The bright lights were not new to Adamsville’s Ashley Durham when she stepped onto stage this past Sunday for the Miss USA Pageant.  

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Foreclosures double in county

The number of foreclosures in the county increased from 9 in March to 21 in May, according to RealtyTrac. The rate increased from 1 in 1,318 housing units to 1 in 1,170.

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Selmer suspends beer licenses

The Selmer Beer Board suspended the beer licenses at their June 13 meeting of two stores for allegedly selling beer to undercover informants without verifying their ages.

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Third annual Rockabilly Revival rocks Selmer
Third annual Rockabilly Revival rocks Selmer

When Arts in McNairy first conceived the idea for the Rockabilly Highway Revival in 2008 in conjunction with the planning for new public art in Selmer, no one could have imagined just how far the festival would go in years to come.

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Knight throws his hat into County Mayor’s race
Knight throws his hat into County Mayor’s race

Anthony Knight’s name will be put before the McNairy County Commission for County Mayor at its meeting next Monday, June 27.

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New industry comes to Adamsville

The City of Adamsville has signed a deal to lease the old Garan building to American Powersports Manufacturing Co (APMC).

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School board passes budget

The McNairy County Board of Education passed the budget for fiscal year 2011-12 at their meeting June 9.

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Rickman Counseling  holds grand opening
Rickman Counseling holds grand opening

Rickman Counseling held its grand opening on June 17 in Selmer. Business after hours was held after the ribbon cutting.

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Adamsville passes budget

The Adamsville City Commission approved the 2011-2012 City Budget and will raise water rates in Adamsville to a proposed rate of $13.13, up from the previous rate of $10.10 monthly; effective July 1, 2011. Rates for outside of the city were also raised from $13.72 to a proposed rate of $20.58.

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Adamsville TDOT worker killed

Adamsville resident and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) employee Robert Nowicki was killed in a crash near West Memphis, Monday.

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Miss Walking Tall wins big
Miss Walking Tall wins big

After five years of hard work in numerous pageants, Sarah Stonier’s dreams of competing in the Miss Tennessee Pageant came to life on Saturday June 18, 2011. Sarah Stonier of Knoxville, Tenn. always admired Miss America when she was a child, at a time when her life was far from easy.

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Selmer board denies One-to-One funding
The Selmer Board of Aldermen denied funding to the One-to-One technology program to the schools at its June 14 meeting.
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Shiloh man battles rare disease
Shiloh man battles rare disease

To 31-year-old Robert Deberry, of Shiloh, life is a daily battle, but one which he will not give up on. “I am never going to give up. I am going to get through this. I live for my wife and daughter,” he said.

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Adamsville Mayor responds on the building of new schools in the county

Disagreement between Adamsville Mayor David Leckner and the McNairy County Board of Education and especially its Chairman, Larry Smith, is nothing new.

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Bethel Springs News
The Red Hat Ladies visited the nursing home in Adamsville on Tuesday. The residents are always happy to see us come
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Children left in vehicle
Last Wednesday around 3 p.m. a woman was cited for child neglect after leaving two youths unattended in her automobile outside of Workforce Essentials Incorporated on 2nd Street in Selmer while temperatures soared around 95 F.
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Lifestyles

5 Generations
5 Generations
Five generations of McCann family:
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A Worthy Cause

We go to benefits to reach out to people in need. When Jesus Christ reached out to each of us, He knew what kind of people we were, yet He died for us anyway!

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Alecia Purtteman Earns Certified Internal Auditor Designation
Alecia Purtteman Earns Certified Internal Auditor Designation

Alecia Purtteman, a manager with Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs, was recently  named as a Certified Internal Auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors, which is recognized as the internal audit profession’s leader in certification, education, research and technological guidance. 

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Beau and Belle Butler
Beau and Belle Butler
Beau and Belle Butler were born April 14, 2011.
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Card of Thanks
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Church Events
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Civil War groups meet to celebrate 150th year
Civil War groups meet to celebrate 150th year
Recently the Hardin County Tourism held it's kick-off at the historic Cherry Mansion for the Sesquicentennial celebration honoring Tennessee's Civil War. 
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Kayle E. Piper & Kyle Paul Bernier
Kayle E. Piper & Kyle Paul Bernier

Mike and Lisa Bernier of Adamsville, TN are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their son Kyle Bernier to Kayle Piper of Adamsville, TN.

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Kelcie Clair Taylor
Kelcie Clair Taylor
Robert and Jessica Taylor of Eastview, TN are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kelcie Clair Taylor. 
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Nichole Brasel & Drew Williams
Nichole Brasel & Drew Williams
Benny and Felicia Brasel of Iuka are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Nichole Brasel, to Drew Williams on June 25th, 2011.
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Thank You
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Obituaries

Betsy Regina Carter
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Bill C. Bushart
Bill C. Bushart
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Delores Gene Ingram
Delores Gene Ingram
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Gladys Laura Phillips Gill
Gladys Laura Phillips Gill
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Joyce Lott
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Sunrise: Did I Cause the Death?
A couple of weeks ago we discussed briefly why people die.
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Campus

Bethel Springs 6th Grade DARE Graduation
Bethel Springs 6th Grade DARE Graduation
On Friday, April 15, 2011, sixth graders at BSES completed their DARE program with a graduation ceremony. 
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Celebrating Achievement
Celebrating Achievement
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Students of the Month Announced at Selmer Elementary School
Students of the Month Announced at Selmer Elementary School
Mrs. Robin Bedwell, Project BASIC extends congratulations to these fine students for being selected as Student of the Month for April.
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Students Receive 4-H Awards
Students Receive 4-H Awards
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UTM Graduates
UTM Graduates
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