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Adamsville looks sharp in shutout

The Cardinals were impressive in two 12-minute halves of jamboree football last Friday.

Adamsville saw action in the third game of the night at the Star Therapy Football Jamboree. The Cardinals faced the Wildcats of Fayette-Ware High School and went on to win the contest 17-0.

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By Brian Azevedo

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Bobcats hold off Humboldt, preserve tie

Bobcat fans, who had just observed a solid second-half defensive performance by their team, were holding their breath when they watched Humboldt line up for a game winning field goal last Friday, but breathed a sigh of relief in the end.

McNairy Central took on the Vikings of Humboldt High School last week in a preseason contest at the Star Therapy Jamboree at Chester County High School. The Bobcats and the Vikings shared a 7-7 tie when the final buzzer rang. 

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By Brian Azevedo

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Deputies capture robbery suspect

An armed robbery last Tuesday turned into a brief manhunt that ended at Bethel Springs Elementary.

In what McNairy County Sheriff Guy Buck credited to luck, skill and training, sheriff’s deputies were able to capture Raheem Jamal Harris, 18, and an underage accomplice on the school’s premises just minutes after the robbery took place.

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By Christen Coulon

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Purdy Store Hit by Jeep Wrangler

At approximately 3:46 p.m., last Saturday, a 2006 Silver Jeep Wrangler left the road and struck the Purdy Store located at 785 Gann Road, Selmer. 

“It knocked the building off its foundation, and bent the frame of the Jeep,” said Highway Patrolman Kennie Lamberth.

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By Janet Rail