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Bobcats claw win from Cardinals

It might not have been the prettiest game ever played, but the Bobcats picked up their third consecutive win over the Cardinals when the rivals met at “The Nest” on Dec. 4.

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Andrew Alexander

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Former trooper arrested for alleged theft

A former state trooper was arrested last Wednesday for allegedly stealing two big screen televisions from Walmart in Selmer.

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Jeff Whitten

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Investigation Discovery film crew in Selmer

A film crew from the Investigation Discovery channel was in Selmer last week for a followup story on the Mary Winkler case. The journalists filmed at various locations in and around Selmer, including the Independent Appeal offices. 

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Christen Coulon

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Lady Cards rise above Lady Cats

The last time the Lady Cardinals beat the Lady Bobcats on the basketball court, George W. Bush’s approval rating was still above 50 percent, and the Tennessee Volunteers were the most recent SEC team to claim a national championship.

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Andrew Alexander

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Pee Wee is back...again

Following last month’s paper tiger abolition of the Bethel Springs Police Department by the outgoing board, the fate of the city’s recently-fired, lone officer, Chief T.E. “Pee-Wee Sowell was very much in doubt. Following the meeting, however, Sowell left for a steak dinner with a smile on his face. 

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By Christen Coulon