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Two Cardinals named to Toyota East/West All-Star game
Two Cardinals named to Toyota East/West All-Star game

Senior Cardinal football stand outs Zak Neary and Jacob Wallis will add another achievement to their already terrific careers by being selected to play in the Toyota East/West All-Star game. Both Neary and Wallis were selected to play on the defensive side for the West team, and will join players from all over the region to play under coach Jeff Porter of White House High School. Both Neary and Wallis are among 88 players from across the state that will be participating in the contest which will take place on December 13, in Cookeville Tenn.

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Hold Your Horses
Hold Your Horses

In the past several weeks we have followed the story of Anthony Westbrooks, a Selmer resident who was charged with animal cruelty for allegedly starving horses under his care. Westbrooks was arrested Nov. 1 after McNairy County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Pinson responded to a complaint that two horses belonging to Westbrooks were malnourished. According to the incident report from the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department, one of the horses was deceased and appeared to Pinson to have been starved to death. The other had a large amount of ribs showing, as though it had received little or no food. 

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Cardinals soar over Lions
Cardinals soar over Lions

The Adamsville Cardinals played host to the Trinity Christian Lions once again, and this time in the Semi-final round of the State Playoffs. It was a high scoring contest, but this time the Cardinals came out on top to punch their ticket to the BlueCross Bowl and a chance at the state title.

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Scott charged with attempted murder
Scott charged with attempted murder
Christopher R. Scott, has been charged with attempted second degree murder stemming from the July attack of his aunt and grandmother. Scott is accused of assaulting his aunt Pamela Pitts, 52, and his grandmother Earline Kirby on July 2, 2012 at 235 State St. in Selmer.
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Selmer officer fired following arrest
Selmer officer fired following arrest
Ptl. Quentin Garland, of the Selmer Police Department, was arrested for domestic assault Feb. 10.
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Fundraiser earns thousands for adult education
Fundraiser earns thousands for adult education
This year, the second annual “For the Love of Literacy” dessert tasting fundraiser drew hundreds to the Selmer Community Center to celebrate Valentine's Day and raise money for adult education.
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Cardinals region-bound
Cardinals region-bound

Adamsville’s turn-around season was extended last Thursday with a win against Madison in the opening round of the District 15-A Tournament, but the Cards suffered a loss to Trinity Christian Academy in the semifinals at Middleton last Saturday.

 

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Lady Cats District 14-AA Runner-Up
Lady Cats District 14-AA Runner-Up

The Lady Bobcats defeated Fayette-Ware and Chester County on their way to a runner up finish, which was culminated with a heart-breaking loss to Bolivar Central in the finals of this year’s district tournament last Monday.

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STORM POUNDS BETHEL
STORM POUNDS BETHEL
A strong storm wreaked havoc in Bethel Springs and Rose Creek in the early morning hours last Wednesday. Trees were blown down, power lines snapped and nearly 100 homes were damaged in the storm.
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Bethel woman killed in fatal accident
Bethel woman killed in fatal accident
A Bethel Springs woman was killed in a car crash on the Highway 45 bypass in Bethel Springs last Friday. Ruby E. Dixon, 46, of Bethel Springs was killed in the accident, according to Trooper Mike Richardson of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, who responded to the crash. One of her passengers, Jerry Ray Miller, 45, of Finger, was injured and transported by helicopter to THE MED in Memphis.
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Ramer Eagles earn county championship
Ramer Eagles earn county championship

The 2012-2013 Ramer Eagles take home the county championship after defeating Adamsville 40-25 in the finals of the McNairy County Junior High Basketball Tournament. Ramer finished the season with a 15-1 record overall and an undefeated record in county play. The Eagles are coached by Jeremy Blakely.

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Selmer Lady Lions claim county title
Selmer Lady Lions claim county title

The 2012-2013 Selmer Lady Lions are county champions following their 35-24 victory over the Bethel Lady Rebels in the finals of the McNairy County Junior High Basketball Tournament. Selmer finished the season with a 13-2 record overall and an undefeated record in county play. The Lady Lions are coached by Robin York.

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Danny and Bessie to provide Valentine’s entertainment
Danny and Bessie to provide Valentine’s entertainment

Danny Churchwell and Bessie Jarrett will bring decades of musical experience to the stage Valentine’s evening at the “For the Love of Literacy” dessert tasting fundraiser at the Selmer Community Center. 

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Event Returns...Sweeter than ever
Event Returns...Sweeter than ever

Treat your special someone to a night they will never forget. This year, visit the second annual “For the Love of Literacy” dessert tasting as part of your Valentine’s celebration. Featuring live music, dancing, door prizes and all of the candy, chocolates and baked sweets you can eat, it’s a wonderful evening for a price that is easy on your wallet.

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Fire on New Bethel Road
Fire on New Bethel Road

Selmer firemen battle a fire on New Bethel Road last Monday morning. The house was owned by Shirley Sweat, according to neighbors. The identities of the tenants were unknown as of press time Tuesday. Selmer firefighter Chris Hansen told the Independent Appeal last Monday that there was an extensive amount of smoke, fire and water damage. The fire seemed to have started in the attic, and that was where there was the most fire damage.

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Lady Cats maul JCM
Lady Cats maul JCM

In what turned out to be one of the most lopsided first halves ever, the McNairy Central Lady Bobcats came out on top when they hosted Jackson Central-Merry last Friday.

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LADY CARDS STATE-BOUND
LADY CARDS STATE-BOUND
The Adamsville High School Lady Cardinal bowling team made history last Saturday, becoming the first female bowling team at AHS to advance to the state competition with a 19-8 win over Bartlett High School in their Sectional match at Strike Zone Lanes in Southaven, Miss.
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Wind, rain, snow, sleet and ice: Freak winter storm hits county closing area schools
Wind, rain, snow, sleet and ice: Freak winter storm hits county closing area schools

A fierce winter storm lashed McNairy County late last week. The storm began as a balmy rain storm with temperatures hovering near the 70 degree mark on Saturday. It then brought near freezing temps and flooding on Sunday, and a persistent wintery mix to the area on Monday and Tuesday. The combo of floods and ice also kept area students home Monday and Tuesday. No significant damage from the storm had been reported as of press time Tuesday.

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Thieves hit Walmart...again
Thieves hit Walmart...again

Walmart has been hit by thieves for the third time in as many months.

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Buck requests deputies in schools
Buck requests deputies in schools

McNairy County Board of Education voted at its meeting last Thursday to support the suggestion of McNairy County Sheriff Guy Buck to put School Resource Officers in the schools. This vote came after Buck addressed the board on the topic.

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Bobcats vanquish Trojans
Bobcats vanquish Trojans

The Bobcats played host to the Trojans last Saturday in their second meeting this season and looked to come away with the sweep.

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Lady Cards advance to Sectionals
Lady Cards advance to Sectionals
The Adamsville Lady Cardinal bowling team advanced to Sectionals for the second year in a row and third time in school history after defeating the Brighton Lady Cardinals 22-5 in the semifinals of the Region 7 Tournament held at Andy B’s in Bartlett, Tenn. last Thursday.
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Enville murder suspect surrenders
Enville murder suspect surrenders
Justin Keith Treece, of Enville, Tenn. who is wanted as a suspect in a shooting in Dickson, Tenn., turned himself in to the Trooper Kennie Lamberth, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, last Sunday near Enville.  
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Adamsville loses two heros in two days
Adamsville loses two heros in two days
In a tragic week for the citizens of Adamsville, the town lost to two of its long-time public servants last week. Heros Bill McCall, the town's long-time police chief who retired earlier this year, and Barry Hodge, the town's assistant fire chief both died last week.
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