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Cardinals soar at jamboree
Cardinals soar at jamboree

The Cardinal football team tuned up for the regular season with a 14-0 victory over the Eagles of Jackson Christian School at the Star Physical Therapy Jamboree at Chester County High School Friday night.

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Earthquake hazard in West Tennessee
Earthquake hazard in West Tennessee
This winter will mark the bicentennial anniversary of one of the largest series of earthquakes to occur in the history of North America. These earthquakes occurred close to home, in the New Madrid seismic zone, which spans the lower Mississippi Valley, from just west of Memphis into southern Illinois
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Fire lane at shopping center not officially designated
Fire lane at shopping center not officially designated
The parking situation at the Mulberry Avenue shopping center in Selmer containing Rite Aid, Food Giant, Aaron’s, Fred’s and Cambridge Marketing may seem a bit odd. Even with the clearly posted fire lane and no parking signs in front of the stores, cars can be found lining the curb on a daily basis. 
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Tennessee conquers Alabama and Texas in World Series
Tennessee conquers Alabama and Texas in World Series

Selmer 9-10 Year Old All-Stars came away with two wins in the Dixie Youth AAA World Series last weekend as they represent Tennessee.

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Thou shalt not steal: Baptist Association burglars caught by Sheriff
Thou shalt not steal: Baptist Association burglars caught by Sheriff
Individuals responsible for the theft of nearly $6,500 worth of property from Shiloh Baptist Association in Adamsville were apprehended Friday morning by the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department.
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Sports

Bobcat golf teams already in full swing
Bobcat golf teams already in full swing

McNairy Central High School’s boys’ and girls’ golf teams ventured to Pickwick Landing Golf Course last Thursday and came away with a second place finish against Hardin County High School and Chester County High School with a boys’ score totaling 159 and the girls’ score of 126, making their record on the day 1-1 for the boys, and 0-1 for the girls.

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Bobcats fall to Indians in Jamboree

Jackson North Side won over McNairy Central 13-0 Friday night in the jamboree at Gibson County High School.

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Cardinals soar at jamboree
Cardinals soar at jamboree

The Cardinal football team tuned up for the regular season with a 14-0 victory over the Eagles of Jackson Christian School at the Star Physical Therapy Jamboree at Chester County High School Friday night.

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Cards and Cats play to draw
Cards and Cats play to draw
Adamsville senior forward Kristina Milford laces a ball past the McNairy Central goalkeeper Laralee Williams in a scrimmage game played at Selmer City Park last Thursday evening.
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Cheer cats receive awards
Cheer cats receive awards
The award-winning McNairy Central football cheerleaders are ready for the Friday night lights.
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Jay Poindexter, True athlete
Jay Poindexter, True athlete

Nothing stops 23-year-old Jay Poindexter from competition and sports.

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Meet the 2011 Bobcats
Meet the 2011 Bobcats

Coaches, players, parents, and fans gathered in the little theater at McNairy Central High School for the annual Meet the Bobcats Aug. 9, before the weekend of the Jamboree. 

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Parental contribution to sports
Parental contribution to sports

On a national level, there are over 44 million youths that participate in sports according to the National Council of Youth Sports. Each of these players has parents, who they depend on.

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Rameil Pollard prepared for senior season
Rameil Pollard prepared for senior season
Rameil Pollard, a local standout basketball player with McNairy Central recently competed in the U.S. Junior Nationals. 
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Root welcomes Adamsville basketball supporters
Root welcomes Adamsville basketball supporters

Nathaniel Root, head coach of the Adamsville High School boys’ basketball team, held a “meet and greet” to address AHS basketball supporters about his plans for the team over coffee and donuts in the AHS cafeteria Saturday morning.

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Softball Play Day brings balanced local competition
Softball Play Day brings balanced local competition

Junior high softball competition has leveled out this year with each team looking tough.

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Sports Briefs
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Tennessee conquers Alabama and Texas in World Series
Tennessee conquers Alabama and Texas in World Series

Selmer 9-10 Year Old All-Stars came away with two wins in the Dixie Youth AAA World Series last weekend as they represent Tennessee.

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News

Chapman wins Cledis Kiser award
Chapman wins Cledis Kiser award
The McNairy County Board of Education voted to award Tony Chapman the Cledis Kiser award at its meeting last Thursday.
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Common Sense: The high cost of living
Official figures from the government on the cost of living have been growing at less than three percent this year, yet a common experience, including mine, is that the cost of living is going up much faster.
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Earthquake hazard in West Tennessee
Earthquake hazard in West Tennessee
This winter will mark the bicentennial anniversary of one of the largest series of earthquakes to occur in the history of North America. These earthquakes occurred close to home, in the New Madrid seismic zone, which spans the lower Mississippi Valley, from just west of Memphis into southern Illinois
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Fire lane at shopping center not officially designated
Fire lane at shopping center not officially designated
The parking situation at the Mulberry Avenue shopping center in Selmer containing Rite Aid, Food Giant, Aaron’s, Fred’s and Cambridge Marketing may seem a bit odd. Even with the clearly posted fire lane and no parking signs in front of the stores, cars can be found lining the curb on a daily basis. 
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Guys officials campaign to keep post office
In last Monday night’s regular meeting of the board, the mayor and aldermen set out to develop a grassroots campaign to prevent the local Guys Post Office from potential closure. This post office, along with many across the nation, is currently under consideration by the federal government for closure as recently published by the Independent Appeal.
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Pickin’ at Pat’s: Schedule for entertainment at Pat’s porch is set for Fall
Pat’s Café has been operating in downtown Selmer for 23 years. It is already known for its famous, one-of-a-kind slug burgers; now, is quickly becoming known for something entirely different: music.
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Relay for Life to host survivor celebration
The annual Relay for Life in May was, as usual, a big event, and although the rain could not dampen the spirits of those who attended, it did cause some of the main events to be postponed. Now, event organizers are planning a survivor celebration to make up for what had to be cancelled at this year’s Relay.
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School board eyes yet another possible SES site
The McNairy County Board of Education failed to vote on the Falcon Road site at a special called meeting last Monday.
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Selmer approves fireworks tents
The Selmer Board of Alderman approved an ordinance allowing fireworks tents in the city limits at its meeting last Tuesday.
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Teen feather fad frustrates anglers
Darby Benton sports a purple hair feather from Butterflies and Bumblebees.
Teen feather fad frustrates anglers
It comes as a shock to many that the day has now come when fly fisherman and teenage girls are at odds, when beauty parlors and outdoor suppliers compete for merchandise, and when rock star Steven Tyler inspires the fashions of young girls nationwide.
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Thou shalt not steal: Baptist Association burglars caught by Sheriff
Thou shalt not steal: Baptist Association burglars caught by Sheriff
Individuals responsible for the theft of nearly $6,500 worth of property from Shiloh Baptist Association in Adamsville were apprehended Friday morning by the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department.
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Town of Finger has new Facebook page
The City of Finger held its monthly meeting last Monday night announcing the creation of the City of Finger Facebook page. 
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Lifestyles

Air Force Airman Justin A. Shaw graduates
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Anniversary
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Anniversary
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Bethel Springs News
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Card of Thanks
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Card of Thanks
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Card of Thanks
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Church Events
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Community Events
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Free hunting day

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency would like to remind everyone that Saturday August 28 is Free Hunting Day.  This annual event  coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.  


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Local counties can receive FSA Disaster loan applications

Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Fayette County Office and the McNairy/Chester County Office of the Farm Service Agency, Will Tippit, Farm Loan Manager, said today.

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Locks of Love Donation
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McNairy County FCE Summer Celebration
McNairy County FCE Summer Celebration
The Stantonville FCE Club hosted the Countywide FCE meeting on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at the Community Center. “Life’s A Picnic” was the chosen theme with artistic decorations provided throughout the center.
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McNairy County’s forgotten role in Shiloh battle

The battle of Shiloh was conducted entirely in Hardin County, but McNairy County’s role in the battle is often forgotten, though it is becoming better publicized with the dedication of the Civil War Trail markers.

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Sunrise: Grief and Relationships
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The Handkerchief

In my office I have a plaque that reads “my passion is old things; people, places or things”. My family has often said if it is not old I have no use for it. Well I am not quite that bad but I do have a passion for anything old. That passion is shared by a friend who has been a resident of McNairy County Health Care Center.


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Thousands of Tennesseans’ biographies now accessible with internet tool

(Office of the Tennessee Secretary of State) -- People around the world are familiar with Jack Daniel’s, but they may not know much about the man behind the brand name - the son of a wealthy Scottish immigrant who combined whiskey making techniques from his father’s homeland with Tennessee maple sugar to create a distinctive new type of libation. Nor do they know much about his nephew, a one-time Tennessee state senator who learned how to market that whiskey to the world


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Weddding
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Obituaries

Frank Leslie Roberts
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Keith Nowlin
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Norma Jean Perry Dempsey
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Ruby Cox Bright
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Tiffany Elaine Mitchell
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Campus

Congratulations
Congratulations
Congratulations to Chloe Mullins of Adamsville High School for being selected for a second place award in the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Xi State High School Essay Contest.
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Eastview Ruritan Club Scholarship
President Alan Leonhard presents a scholarship check to Erika Ferrell. Erika plans to go to Jackson State Community College and will study to be a nurse. She is presently employed at Lynnfield Place in Selmer.
Eastview Ruritan Club Scholarship

President Alan Leonhard presents a scholarship check to Erika Ferrell. Erika plans to go to Jackson State Community College and will study to be a nurse. She is presently employed at Lynnfield Place in Selmer.


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Mallory Twitty accepted into Sigma Alpha Lambda
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Nancy Kennedy looks foward to looking back
The triple exposed photograph of Nancy Kennedy sitting in her pink housecoat in the middle of the street in front of the Courthouse across the street from Latta Ford, right in the middle of things.
Nancy Kennedy looks foward to looking back
ne can find Nancy Kennedy by walking down the steps inside the Court House and crossing the hallway. There you will find her among the treasures of McNairy County History.
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Scholarships awarded to Adamsville High School Graduates
Adamsville Chapter No. 330, Order of the Eastern Star, with the assistance of Mr. Sammie Smith, Woodman Insurance of Adamsville, is pleased to award scholarships to the following 2011 graduates of Adamsville High School:
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School Supplies donated to BSES
Pictured above is Ray Allison, member of Bethel Springs Church of Christ, and Mr. Terry Moore, BSES Principal.
School Supplies donated to BSES

Bethel Springs Elementary School would like to thank the members of the Bethel Springs Church of Christ for their generous donation.  They collected school supplies and donated them to the school. The items were dispersed to students as needed. 

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UTM offers medical/billing course

The University of Tennessee at Martin McNairy Center/Selmer will be offering a course in medical coding and billing this fall semester.


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UTM offers medical/billing course

The University of Tennessee at Martin McNairy Center/Selmer will be offering a course in medical coding and billing this fall semester.


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UTM offers medical/billing course

The University of Tennessee at Martin McNairy Center/Selmer will be offering a course in medical coding and billing this fall semester.


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Washington Universtiy Dean’s List - John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science Names Top 10% Summer Semester Students

Washington Universtiy Dean’s ListRandall Todd Pippenger of Adamsville, TN (38310), was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2011 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Pippenger is a graduate of Adamsville High School in Adamsville, TN, and is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.

John A. Gupton 

College of Mortuary Science Names Top 10% Summer 

Semester Students

Cody Miller - Selmer



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