Every high school baseball team’s goal at the beginning of each season is to be crowned state champion at the end of the year.
Before Memorial Day, the 24th Annual Buford Pusser Festival held in Adamsville brought people together from around the world. The four-day festival offered a carnival, a parade, competitive events, and good family fun and entertainment.
Many people helped volunteer and organize the event to carry on the legacy of Sheriff Buford Pusser and to bring the community and families together.
An early afternoon fire destroyed a Guys residence last Wednesday. The incident at 679 Gay Thompson Road in Guys was reported shortly after noon when neighbors called to report that the home was in flames.
Units from the Guys, Eastview and Chewalla fire
departments responded to the call.
The District 15 A-AA Female Tennis Player of the Year and Region 8 A-AA Singles Champion Darby Congiardo was one of the final eight girls’ singles competitors to make it to the 2012 BlueCross Spring Fling A-AA Girls’ Singles Tennis Tournament last week in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
When Arts in McNairy first began a cultural assessment of the county five years ago, they had no idea what would turn up.
It has been more than 13 years since the shoes of the head baseball coach at Adamsville High School needed to be filled, but last Wednesday a new man stepped into them.
James Washington Purviance began his life in Illinois and died in Selmer, Tennessee, but his life served as a bridge between old and new worlds and old and new orders. He was a prominent citizen of Purdy when it held the honor of being the county seat, and he became a prominent leader of the new county seat.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn dropped by the Latta Visitor’s Center in Selmer last Monday for a tour of the new facility.
She represents the 7th district, which includes McNairy County, in the United States House of Representatives.
A portion of Highway 64 was closed Friday night and converted into a helicopter landing pad following a one-vehicle accident on Sulphur Springs Road less than a mile from the highway.
Helicopters from the Hospital Wing and Air Evac were called to transport Joe Carlton Hurt, the driver listed on the accident report, and his passenger, William Hill, from the scene after the red Chevrolet truck they were traveling in left the roadway, crashed through a fence and then rolled, ejecting both passengers from the truck.
Over 20 teams made up of local business leaders and employees got together on a beautiful, late spring afternoon last Friday at Shiloh Golf Course in Adamsville for the McNairy Regional Alliance Open, also known as the McNairy County Spring Classic Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament.
The event took place during Industry Appreciation Week, and Chris Combs, President of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, said it was an ideal afternoon for golf.
After claiming their first-ever Region 7-AA Championship with a 8-6 win over Covington last Wednesday, the McNairy Central Bobcats continued rewriting the record books by punching the school’s first-ever ticket to the BlueCross Spring Fling Class AA Baseball State Tournament in Mufreesboro, Tenn.
Last Monday at approximately 5:15 a.m. Larron King passed away at Regional Medical Center (The Med) of Memphis. He had been struggling for roughly a month trying to endure the aftermath of a tragic car accident that occurred on Sulphur Springs Road.
For the first time in a quarter century, the McNairy Central Bobcats can call themselves district champions after rolling through the District 14-AA Tournament unbeaten, but that is only the beginning of their historic run.
For the first time in Adamsville High School history, a Lady Cardinal advanced to the Class A-AA State Tournament.
For the first time in over a decade, the head coaching position for the Adamsville Cardinal Baseball Team is vacant.
Pastor Walter McGill and Luke Chartier and other members of the Creation Seventh Day Adventist Church in Guys face a contempt of court citation if the church does not change its name by May 20.
The federal district court in Jackson has ruled that the Guys church has violated the national Seventh Day Adventist Church’s trademark on its name.
Arts in McNairy will present Music at the Market this Saturday at the Selmer Farmers Market and Rockabilly Park. Celebrate the Rockabilly Highway Mural II and hear the mural’s inspiration and visual subjects in concert. Eileen Rose and Rich Gilbert will perform at live set at 7:00 p.m. In addition, the mural’s artist Tull will be on hand painting during the show. The show will be followed by a meet and greet with the artists. Tickets will be $10 and all proceeds will help support the artists both music and visual.
After falling to Riverside by 10 the day before, Adamsville could not piece together enough hits to give itself a better result on April 24 when they took on the Panthers at home.
A red carpet event will celebrate the rerelease of the Walking Tall trilogy at the Marty in Adamsville Thursday.
Shout Factory will re-release Walking Tall, Walking Tall Part 2 and Final Chapter: Walking Tall.
The old Latta Motor Company, better known as “the Latta building” is now officially open to the public under its new title as the Latta Visitor’s and Cultural Center.