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A Taste of His Own Medicine
A Taste of His Own Medicine

Skipping across a lake atop a pair of trick skis seems like the last place to find someone suffering from a chronic back injury.

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Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Michael Harvill By David Shirley Staff Writer “I am doing exactly what I want to be doing-teaching and coachin
Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Michael Harvill By David Shirley Staff Writer “I am doing exactly what I want to be doing-teaching and coachin
“I am doing exactly what I want to be doing-teaching and coaching football and tennis,” were Coach Michael Harvill’s thoughts on his duties at AHS. “I would not want to go anywhere else.”
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County farms unscathed by extreme weather conditions
County farms unscathed by extreme weather conditions

McNairy County farms seem to have escaped unscathed by the extreme weather we have been experiencing.

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opinion

Looking back 60 years ago

During the next four months Pickwick Electric will rephrase 40 miles of lines.

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One-to-One program enables students to learn
Letter to the editor.
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Sports

Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Michael Harvill By David Shirley Staff Writer “I am doing exactly what I want to be doing-teaching and coachin
Coaches Corner: Getting to know Coach Michael Harvill By David Shirley Staff Writer “I am doing exactly what I want to be doing-teaching and coachin
“I am doing exactly what I want to be doing-teaching and coaching football and tennis,” were Coach Michael Harvill’s thoughts on his duties at AHS. “I would not want to go anywhere else.”
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Coaches Corner: Getting to know Laurence Enticott
Coaches Corner: Getting to know Laurence Enticott

Coach Laurence Enticott holds a true accent to where he from and has done a wonderful job coaching the local Selmer United Soccer and Freed Hardeman University Rugby Teams. But who is he really?

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County baseball players named to All-West Tenn. Second Team and Honorable Mention
In addition to Bradley Melton, who was earlier named to the first team All-West Tenn. squad by the Jackson Sun, one more Cardinal was recently honored by being named to the Jackson Sun’s second team while five made honorable mention for their efforts this past season. 
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Dixie Youth players attend camp
Dixie Youth players attend camp
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Local TSSAA recognition

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association has state records recorded on local individuals and teams of McNairy County.

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McNairy Central Soccer Coach Nick Cook spends off-season outdoors
McNairy Central Soccer Coach Nick Cook spends off-season outdoors

Over the summer McNairy Central’s soccer coach Nick Cook has been spending many hours outdoors and with a newly discovered passion.

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McNairy County receives grant for sports

A $2500 grant was awarded to the Community Center from United Way Funding according to a press release from Thursday, June 30. While still grateful for the grant, the amount has dwindled over past several years.

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Selmer United competes in Jackson tournament
Selmer United competes in Jackson tournament

On Sunday Selmer United, adult soccer played Guadalupano in the eleventh soccer match of the Jackson Soccer League Tournament at Jackson Central Merry High School. 

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Smith Bids Farewell to Bethel Springs
Smith Bids Farewell to Bethel Springs

The friendly, smiling face of Sherry Smith will not be seen in the upcoming season of softball and basketball as coach of the Bethel Springs Elementary Lady Rebels.

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News

A Taste of His Own Medicine
A Taste of His Own Medicine

Skipping across a lake atop a pair of trick skis seems like the last place to find someone suffering from a chronic back injury.

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AiM Receives Grants

Local State Senator Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) announced today that the Arts in McNairy organization will receive a $4,500 rural project support arts grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. 

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Applicants still needed after housing meeting

A housing rehabilitation meeting was held at Adamsville City Hall Thursday afternoon to distribute additional funding from the HOME Program and did not have quite the turnout necessary.

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AT&T eyes 4G internet service for county
AT&T eyes 4G internet service for county

If the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile is approved, all of McNairy County could have mobile broadband 4G LTE service within three years, according to an AT&T spokesman.

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Bethel road repairs conclude

Bethel Springs road repairs have concluded for now, according to City Recorder Erin Pickle.

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Connector Castings
Connector Castings
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Correction
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County farms unscathed by extreme weather conditions
County farms unscathed by extreme weather conditions

McNairy County farms seem to have escaped unscathed by the extreme weather we have been experiencing.

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Coy Elam is Manager of the Year for West Tennessee Healthcare
West Tennessee Healthcare announces that Coy Elam with Bolivar General Hospital has been selected as the 2011 Manager of the Year. 
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Destroyed Bethesda church reopens
Destroyed Bethesda church reopens

Bethesda Presbyterian church has resumed services, according to Rachel Dancer, wife of Pastor Chris Dancer.

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Fatal accidents down statewide
A report provided by the Tennessee Department of Safety states that numbers of fatal car accidents in the state have decreased slightly from the numbers at this time last year.
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Finger passes budget
The Finger Board of Aldermen passed the 2011-2012 budget on second and final reading at a special called meeting on July 30.
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Food store inspections
The following are new food store inspection scores released by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture:
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Health Inspection Scores

The following results of recent inspections of restaurants and other facilities have been released by R. Stacey Deaton, from the McNairy County Health Department.

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Local businesses give back to community: Moody Auto Sales, Mulberry Manor, and Aaron’s Inc. providing entertainment to McNairy County

Several local businesses are stepping up to offer fun, entertainment, and fellowship to McNairy County.

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McNairy County Fair
McNairy County Fair
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New Selmer playground equipment arrives
New Selmer playground equipment arrives
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Prime Care eyes September move to new Selmer facility
Prime Care eyes September move to new Selmer facility
Prime Care hopes to be able to complete its move to its new Selmer facility by Sept. 1, according to Dr. Jim King, one of the physicians in the practice.
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Shiloh Battlefield to host Reptile Program in July
Shiloh Battlefield to host Reptile Program in July

Shiloh Battlefield will host a reptile program inside the visitor center auditorium on the evening of Thursday July 21st, at 6:00 pm, Superintendent Woody Harrell announced today. 

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Tractor club preserves agricultural heritage, raises money for cancer
Tractor club preserves agricultural heritage, raises money for cancer
Relay for Life of Hardin County hosted an antique tractor show and lawn mower pull, put on by the Tennessee River Old Iron Antique Tractor Club, on Saturday at Carter Timber and Land Office Building outside Adamsville.
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Two Car Michie Wreck
A two-car crash occurred at Michie Thursday, July 7.
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Unsightly yards an issue in Milledgeville

Milledgeville Mayor Danny Kennedy and Milledgeville Aldermen were met with complaints from community members and business owners about unkempt lawns in the town.

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Lifestyles

Bethel Springs News
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Bruce - Blakney Engagement
Bruce - Blakney Engagement
Madalyn Rachel Bruce and Dustin Edward Blakney, both of Adamsville, TN, announce their upcoming marriage. The wedding ceremony will be held Saturday, July 30, at 6:30 p.m. in Gulf Shores, AL. All friends and family are invited to attend.
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Card of Thanks
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Finley 25th Anniversary
Finley 25th Anniversary
Please join us in celebrating 25 years of marriage for Mark and Rae Finley of Adamsville
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Get Fit Tennessee
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Get Fit Tennessee
Get Fit Tennessee is a statewide awareness initiative created to encourage Tennesseans to think about making healthier choices and address the rising epidemic of Type 2 diabetes and risk factors that lead to diabetes, such as obesity.
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Happy Birthday Bella and Ella
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Huggins Birth
Huggins Birth
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Smith - Atkinson Engagement
Smith - Atkinson Engagement

Larry and Marilyn Smith are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Kate Smith, to Justin Lynn Atkinson. Justin is the son of Rex and Donna Atkinson of Selmer, TN and Sherry Robison of Hornsby, TN.

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Welcome Jayden Coleman
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Obituaries

Charlene Wilson Trantham
Charlene Wilson Trantham
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Dorothy Louise Nash
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In Loving Memory of Beverly G. Moore
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Mary White
Mary White
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Melinda Bruno
Melinda Bruno
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Patrick (Pup) Scott
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Shirley Lavon Toomer
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Sunrise: Loss Through Violence
Just the other day someone asked me what was the most difficult aspect of loss?  There are many opinion answers to this question depending on who you ask.  
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Troy William Lawson
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