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‘Art in Motion’: McNairy County traveling art show still going strong
‘Art in Motion’: McNairy County traveling art show still going strong

When chair of Arts in McNairy’s Visual Arts Committee Vicki Cowan first conceived the idea for a traveling art show, made up of pieces created by McNairy County artists, she had no idea how much her idea would grow.

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Coaches prevent heat injury
Coaches prevent heat injury

Athletes sweat in order to cool the body in hot environmental conditions. However, if the humidity is high, it increases moisture, which causes the body to not sweat as much. Therefore, exercise and training in hot and humid conditions should be avoided.

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Josh Carroll prepared to impact Austin Peay State University Governors
Josh Carroll prepared to impact Austin Peay State University Governors
Former Adamsville Cardinal football stand-out Josh Carroll is ready to kick off his sophomore season at Austin Peay State University.
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New editor  takes helm
New editor takes helm
On June 11, I began my term as editor of the Independent Appeal. Being selected as editor of this publication is both a great honor and a tremendous responsibility. 
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Souders explores art, rivers, education
Souders explores art, rivers, education

Sailing down the river serving food to tourists on the Arkansas explorer, working unceasingly to help a group of determined students to publish a school newspaper on deadline, and sitting shocked while being announced as Tennessee’s artist in residence do not seem like circumstances that one person could find themselves in during one lifetime.

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Sports

Cardinal Field receives a makeover

Adamsville High School’s baseball field is currently going through a renovation process.  With the assistance of coaches, players, city workers, and community members, Cardinal head baseball coach Steven Lambert removed over 15 pallets of sod from Cardinal Field last week.

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Cardinals visit the home of Oher for preseason scrimmages
Cardinals visit the home of Oher for preseason scrimmages

The Adamsville Cardinals began the season with one practice before playing three seven-on-seven scrimmages at Briarcrest Christian High School, the home of Michael Oher.

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Coach’s Corner: Getting to Know Coach Larry Williams
Coach’s Corner: Getting to Know Coach Larry Williams

From the Sunshine State of Florida, Coach Larry Williams of Selmer Lions Football has found a home in McNairy County.

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Coach’s Corner: Getting to know Coach Todd McGee
Coach’s Corner: Getting to know Coach Todd McGee

“AHS is a great place to teach and work,” were Coach Todd McGee’s thoughts on being in Adamsville. “We all treat each other like family. I have had folks put out feelers to me to determine if I had interest in other jobs, but I haven’t ever considered leaving AHS.”

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Coaches prevent heat injury
Coaches prevent heat injury

Athletes sweat in order to cool the body in hot environmental conditions. However, if the humidity is high, it increases moisture, which causes the body to not sweat as much. Therefore, exercise and training in hot and humid conditions should be avoided.

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Coaches prevent heat injury
Coaches prevent heat injury

Athletes sweat in order to cool the body in hot environmental conditions. However, if the humidity is high, it increases moisture, which causes the body to not sweat as much. Therefore, exercise and training in hot and humid conditions should be avoided.

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Josh Carroll prepared to impact Austin Peay State University Governors
Josh Carroll prepared to impact Austin Peay State University Governors
Former Adamsville Cardinal football stand-out Josh Carroll is ready to kick off his sophomore season at Austin Peay State University.
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Martin to offer free softball camp, announces upcoming activities

Adamsville Park and Recreation Director Bubba Martin announces he along with Modern Woodmen Rep. Shawn Sisk will hold a free softball camp for girls from the ages of 6-12. 

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Selmer 11 and 12-year-old All-stars
Selmer 11 and 12-year-old All-stars

Selmer 11 and 12-year-old All-stars sponsored by McNairy Regional Hospital won their first game in District 7 at Adamsville 3-2 on Friday.

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Selmer All-Stars advance to state
Selmer All-Stars advance to state
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Should Cheerleading be a sport?
Should Cheerleading be a sport?

Cheerleading goes as far back as the late 1800’s. No one knows how it originated or when the first cheer was cheered.

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Triple J, Tojo Yamamoto in hardcore local wrestling action
Triple J, Tojo Yamamoto in hardcore local wrestling action

The hardcore action that goes into creating and performing a wrestling show at Super Pro Wrestling requires the staff to be on their toes.

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West Tenn. Indians make World Series Final
West Tenn. Indians make World Series Final
The West Tennessee Indian baseball team closed out its year 4th of July weekend playing in Gulf Shores, AL in the 8U USSSA Coach Pitch World Series.
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News

APMC manages setbacks; prepares for job fair

Adamsville’s newest industry, American Powersports Manufacturing Company, is being forced to reschedule hiring because of complications with space availability inside the old Garan building.

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‘Art in Motion’: McNairy County traveling art show still going strong
‘Art in Motion’: McNairy County traveling art show still going strong

When chair of Arts in McNairy’s Visual Arts Committee Vicki Cowan first conceived the idea for a traveling art show, made up of pieces created by McNairy County artists, she had no idea how much her idea would grow.

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Benefit for Deberry family raises $10,000
Benefit for Deberry family raises $10,000
“I’m just very thankful,” were the thoughts of Robert Deberry as the benefit to help with his medical expenses wound down Saturday, July 10. 
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Bethel applies for water grant

Bethel Springs has applied for a $500,000 water grant, Mayor Kay Cox told the meeting of the Bethel Springs Board of Aldermen July 11.

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County Fair pleases McNairy
County Fair pleases McNairy

The McNairy County Fair saw a decent turnout while it was in town last week.

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Dolan completes 1000th hand surgery
Dolan completes 1000th hand surgery

The leading destination for comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation of disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow is the Hand Specialty Center of Tennessee located at McNairy Regional Hospital.

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Extreme Experience gets extreme results
Extreme Experience gets extreme results

The Extreme Experience children’s bible school concluded its week long event July 15 at Selmer City Park. This non-denominational event was sponsored by Freedom Ministries who brought it to McNairy County from Jacksonville, Fla.

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Lineman injured in Finger
Lineman injured in Finger
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Meet the Michie candidates

Two candidates will be vying for Mayor and two running unopposed for two Aldermen positions in the Aug. 27 elections.

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New editor  takes helm
New editor takes helm
On June 11, I began my term as editor of the Independent Appeal. Being selected as editor of this publication is both a great honor and a tremendous responsibility. 
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Plunk aiding abused women: Domestic violence in McNairy County
One in four women experience domestic violence in their lifetime, according to the Domestic Violence Research Center.
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Presidential primary moves to March

The 2012 Tennessee presidential primary is moving to March.

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Republicans Rally in the Park
Republicans Rally in the Park

On July 16, the McNairy County Republican Party hosted Elephants in the Park from 5-8 p.m.  

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School board options property for Selmer Elemetary

The McNairy County Board of Education authorized taking an option and surveying and civil engineering work  on the Falcon Road site for the proposed new Selmer Elementary School. 

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Selmer celebrates Parks and Recreation Month

The Selmer Parks and Recreation Department began its celebration of Parks and Recreation Month with the Freedom Festival on July 4.

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Selmer Funds One to One

The Selmer Board of Aldermen approved $2,500 in funding for the One to One school technology program at its meeting Tuesday, July 12.

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Sheriff’s Auction

The McNairy County Sheriff’s Department held a car sale on Saturday. The sale of around 20 cars garnered around $16,000. Sheriff Guy Buck said he was satisfied with the results.

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Souders explores art, rivers, education
Souders explores art, rivers, education

Sailing down the river serving food to tourists on the Arkansas explorer, working unceasingly to help a group of determined students to publish a school newspaper on deadline, and sitting shocked while being announced as Tennessee’s artist in residence do not seem like circumstances that one person could find themselves in during one lifetime.

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Welcoming Ashley Durham Home
Welcoming Ashley Durham Home
On July 31 at 1 p.m. the city of Adamsville will hold a homecoming for the first runner-up of the Miss USA Pageant Ashley Durham to honor her accomplishments and allow the community an opportunity to congratulate her.
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Correction
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Lifestyles

Cassidy Rose Edwards is 6 years old
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Happy Birthday Hayes
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Smith - Atkinson
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Sunrise: Overcoming Adversity
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Teagues celebrate 50th
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Weatherford - Sanders
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Obituaries

Audrey Mae Copeland Roach
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Billie Sue Redmon
Billie Sue Redmon
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Dewayne Henry Mann
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Everett Austin (Jim) Rebstock
Everett Austin (Jim) Rebstock
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Jimmy Neal Dickson
Jimmy Neal Dickson
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Lisa Renee Scott
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Marshall Smith
Marshall Smith
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Samuel Timothy Farris
Samuel Timothy Farris
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