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WANTED: Suspect named in kidnapping
WANTED: Suspect named in kidnapping
Authorities are searching for man wanted in the kidnapping of a missing Hardeman County family.  An Amber Alert on two of the missing children has been issued as police search for Adam Mayes following the discovery of the bodies of the family’s mother, Jo Ann and oldest daughter, Adrienne whom were found this weekend at a home near Guntown, Miss.
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Panthers pound Cardinals again
Panthers pound Cardinals again

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.

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Event celebrates Walking Tall rerelease
Event celebrates Walking Tall rerelease

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.

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Latta Visitor’s and Cultural Center opens in downtown Selmer
Latta Visitor’s and Cultural Center opens in downtown Selmer

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.

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Lady Cardinal Tennis advances to district championship
Lady Cardinal Tennis advances to district championship

For the second consecutive season, the Adamsville High School Lady Cardinal Tennis Team advanced to the District 15 A-AA Championship with a 4-2-1 win in the semis over Madison Academic Magnet High School last Monday.

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Hands on history: A look inside Coon Creek Science Center
Hands on history: A look inside Coon Creek Science Center

The Independent Appeal recently accompanied a tour of the Coon Creek Science Center. Sixth grade students from the Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis toured the site last Friday, taking part in an intro to Coon Creek tour.

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Lady Bobcats throw shutouts in last two games, win on Senior Night
Lady Bobcats throw shutouts in last two games, win on Senior Night
The McNairy Central Lady Bobcats finished at No. 4 after a big district win against the Liberty Tech. Crusaders and a non-district victory over the Middleton Lady Tigers.
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May the seasons finish gloriously
May the seasons finish gloriously
It’s May and the sports fans of McNairy County have a bountiful selection of athletics for their viewing pleasure right in front of them. If you’re a fan of teams in Tennessee, you’re hoping for a glorious finish to what has already been a fantastic season for some.
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Common Sense: Irrational exuberance or gas and crude oil prices revisited
Gasoline and crude oil prices have followed a similar script so far this year as they did last year. They rose during the winter, peaked sometime in the spring, then dropped.
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Three Cards go deep against Lions
Three Cards go deep against Lions
Looking to avenge their first District 15-A loss of the season, the Adamsville Cardinals thumped the Scotts Hill Lions at home last Wednesday.
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Summitt Reached
Summitt Reached
After 38 seasons and the most recorded victories in any NCAA sport, Pat Summitt stepped aside last Wednesday and handed the head coaching position of the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteer Basketball Team to her friend and longtime assistant Holly Warlick. Summitt has chosen to continue her role with the team and in her daily life routines, just not as head coach.
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County joins hands for local hero
County joins hands for local hero
On an routine trip home from work, Larron King, a hometown hero, was involved in a tragic accident on Sulfur Springs Road that has kept him in Memphis at Regional Medical Center, otherwise known as The Med, for more than a week.
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Bobcats outlast Cardinals
Bobcats outlast Cardinals

Before last Thursday night, the Bobcats had not beaten the Cardinals on the baseball field since March 13, 2006.

After a controversial finish, McNairy Central tasted victory over its nemesis for the first time in over six years, and Head Coach Brian Franks was happy to have the proverbial monkey off his back.

“Finally got them,” Bobcat head coach Brain Franks said after the game. “Adamsville’s got a great ball team and it could have went either way.”

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County fundraisers take in $65,000 in April
County fundraisers take in $65,000 in April

In recent weeks there have been several fundraising events which combined have raised more than $65,000 for the community.

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Birds claw wins away from Lady Cats
Birds claw wins away from Lady Cats

The McNairy Central Lady Bobcats had a tough run last week in two games against the Adamsville Lady Cardinals and the Chester County Lady Eagles.

The dugout is crowded with injured players and has forced McNairy to make changes and overcome obstacles in one of school year’s busiest months.

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Stantonville tractor show
Stantonville tractor show

The Tennessee River Old Iron Tractor Club held its O.F. Wagoner Memorial Tractor Show last Saturday at the Stantonville Community Center.

The event kicked of around 5 a.m. and featured more than 92 pieces including tractors, engines and miniatures as well as music and food.

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Eagles defend title successfully
Eagles defend title successfully

Chester County players hoist the 28th Annual Independent Appeal Baseball Spectacular Championship Trophy after defeating McNairy Central 8-7 in the title game for the second straight year.

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Bobcats finish pool play 3-0, suffer another championship loss to Eagles
Bobcats finish pool play 3-0, suffer another championship loss to Eagles

The Bobcats (18-7-1) may have been disappointed after losing to Chester County last Saturday, but they had no reason to hang their heads after a great run in the 28th Annual Independent Appeal Baseball Spectacular.

The Chester County Eagles came to McNairy County with every intention of defending their crown. The 2011 tournament champions did just that, defeating the Bobcats in the title game for the second consecutive year.

“They put us out of district last year, they beat us at their place earlier this year, and they beat us in the tournament championship last year,” Bobcat head coach Brian Franks said about Chester County after the loss. “We’ve just gotta find a way to hang on and beat those guys.”

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Car crashes into house trailer
Car crashes into house trailer

A car crashed into a mobile home at Bethel Springs last Thursday, seriously injuring the driver.

According to the electronic crash report provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Ricky J. Kyle, 19, of Selmer, was eastbound on Murray School Road, in a gray 1994 Pontiac Firebird. As he was negotiating a right hand curve, he lost control, ran off the left side of the road and struck a house trailer, causing heavy damage to it.

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AiM's Mad Hatter Tea Party
AiM's Mad Hatter Tea Party

In conjunction with the play, AiM hosted a Mad Hatter Tea Party on Saturday. More than 30 children attended the event at the Farmer’s Market and Rockabilly Park in Selmer.

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They're not Lion: Scotts Hill gives Adamsville first district loss
They're not Lion: Scotts Hill gives Adamsville first district loss

An off-night last Monday cost Adamsville (13-10-1, 6-1) its position atop District 15-A when the Cardinal offense was shut down by the Scotts Hill Lions.

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AHS sweeps TCA
AHS sweeps TCA
Adamsville had to rally late, but Jalen Kendall and the Cardinals got the job done at home against Trinity Christian Academy on April 10.
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McNairy County takes center stage at Signature Event
McNairy County takes center stage at Signature Event

Last Thursday, the Civil War Trust joined with the National Park Service and State of Tennessee to make announcements regarding the permanent preservation of 925 acres on the Shiloh Battlefield. The achievements discussed were threefold and included the successful completion of efforts to purchase 267 acres at Fallen Timbers in McNariy County as well as the transfer of 167 acres from the Trust to the park and the launch of a $1.25 million campaign to preserve an additional 491 acres inside the park.

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Undefeated Bobcats give up nothing
Undefeated Bobcats give up nothing

Undefeated and yet to be scored on, the McNairy Central Bobcats won another shutout game when they beat the Chester County Eagles 2-0 on April 3.

After experiencing rain delay due to a passing thunderstorm, the game resumed but the score was tied at zero at the end of regulation. To determine a winner, the game went into overtime.

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Latta Building nears completion
Latta Building nears completion

Following a planned building inspection last Tuesday, the Latta Building located in downtown Selmer is nearing completion. Based on the findings of the inspection and completion of the final touches to the structure, the building could be ready for occupancy in the coming week. The Independent Appeal will provide a full update to this story following the county’s date of occupancy announcement.

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