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Adamsville moves on in the aftermath of devastating fire

The fire that claimed three of Adamsville’s downtown businesses may not have taken any lives, but it certainly took a lot from the residents and employees of the town.

“We were a big family,” said Michelle Geiger, Saw Meal owner. “It’s just a shock, and that word isn’t even big enough to describe it.”

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By Andrew Alexander

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Adamsville moves on in the aftermath of devastating fire

The fire that claimed three of Adamsville’s downtown businesses may not have taken any lives, but it certainly took a lot from the residents and employees of the town.

“We were a big family,” said Michelle Geiger, Saw Meal owner. “It’s just a shock, and that word isn’t even big enough to describe it.”

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By Andrew Alexander

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DTF agents make crack arrest in Adamsville

Investigators from the McNairy County Drug Task force arrested a man for possession of crack cocaine  last Friday night during a traffic stop on Highway 64 in Adamsville. Investigators Jamie Lowrance, Lynn Ingle and James Frazier made the arrest following a traffic stop.

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By Christen Coulon

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Gray breaks MCHS tackles record

For the past 11 years, Willie Loving has held the record of most tackles in a season at McNairy Central with 126 tackles. As of Oct. 28, in the final game against the Lexington Tigers, inside linebacker Kerby Gray set the new record with 132 tackles.

“He set a goal to break the record this year in tackles and that’s what he did,” said father, Jimmy Gray. “I am glad that he set out to do what he did and he wasn’t selfish about doing it either. He played where he needed to play. We are proud of him.”

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By Amanda Lowrance

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Lott honored for 700 career wins

Many coaches only hope to achieve what Coach Jerry Lott of the McNairy Central Lady Bobcats has accomplished in his career.

Lott was honored with a plaque handed to him by Athletic Director Danny Day in front of the crowd that had just witnessed a win over the Wayne County Lady Wildcats on Saturday night.

The audience clapped their hands and “Jerry, Jerry, Jerry” chanted from the student body as he accepted the award.

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By Amanda Lowrance

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Selmer takes steps to improve driving safety

The City of Selmer has taken proactive steps to prevent accidents at the South Y Intersection where Court Avenue splits into Poplar and Mulberry Avenues. At issue, is the south entrance of Dollar General where many cars make illegal left turns onto Poplar leaving the store and illegal left turns into the store from Court.

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By Christen Coulon