The McNairy Central Bobcats were on the road Week Zero as they traveled to Cordova, Tenn. to face the Eagles of St. Benedict at Auburndale.
St. Benedict 34
McNairy Central 14
The young Bobcat team played well at times and hung around for most of the game, but unfortunately did not have enough to top the Eagles and fell by three scores in the season-opener.
The Chester County High School Eagles appear to have the Adamsville Cardinals’ number.
Chester Co. 21
Eagle and Cardinal fans, alike, packed the stands of Lendon Martin Memorial Stadium last Friday night to see Chester County down Adamsville 21-14 in what the Cards hoped would be a redemption game after falling to CCHS by a touchdown in 2011; one of only two losses they suffered all season.
A Selmer residence on S. Oakwood Drive burned last Tuesday. Details of the fire were not available at press time, but Selmer Fire Chief Anthony Carr said the fire is still under investigation.
A recreational vehicle was stolen from a residence on Highway 57 on Aug. 13, according to an incident report by the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department. When Deputy Amy Ballard responded to the call, the owner told her the RV had a flat tire. Ballard observed skid marks where it appeared the RV had been dragged out of the driveway. The theft is under investigation. If you see this RV, call the Sheriff’s Department.