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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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Cardinals caught in Tiger trap
Cardinals caught in Tiger trap

When Adamsville traveled to Hardin County last Saturday, both the boys’ and the girls’ teams coughed up leads to their rivals across the river, and both came home empty-handed.

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Bobcats tame Tigers
Bobcats tame Tigers

The Bobcats were able to come away with the district sweep last Friday night when the Lexington High School Tigers came to town.

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Victim of July assault dies
Victim of July assault dies

A Selmer woman who was the victim of a violent assault on July 2, 2012, has died. Pamela Pitts, 52, who was allegedly assaulted by her nephew, Christopher R. Scott at 235 State St. in Selmer, died on Dec. 24, 2012. Scott, 33 of Milledgeville, is alleged to have assaulted both Pitts and his grandmother Earline Kirby in the attack. 

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5 dead, 3 injured, 2 missing: No break in suspected Selmer dog poisonings
5 dead, 3 injured, 2 missing: No break in suspected Selmer dog poisonings

A rash of suspected dog poisonings in the Country Club Lane area of North Selmer has pet owners worried and residents looking for a source of the outbreak.

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Sheriff’s manhunt nets two burglary suspects in Leapwood, two suspects are still at large
Sheriff’s manhunt nets two burglary suspects in Leapwood, two suspects are still at large

In breaking news, two suspects were captured and Sheriff’s deputies are on the lookout for two others following a manhunt of burglary suspects accused of breaking into the home of Ryan Sisk in the Leapwood area last Friday. 

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Hosts unbeaten in Christmas Classic
Hosts unbeaten in Christmas Classic

Playing host to the annual McNairy Central Christmas Classic, the Bobcats and Lady Bobcats came out unblemished after four games against stiff competition.

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Adamsville wins 1 of 4 at Christmas Classic
Adamsville wins 1 of 4 at Christmas Classic

The Adamsville Cardinals met tough competition but struggled mightily at the McNairy Central Christmas Classic last weekend in Selmer. The Lady Cardinals took a loss in their opener but bounced back in their second contest.

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Cardinals receive day of praise
Cardinals receive day of praise
The good Lord was not the only one receiving praise last Sunday. The Division I Class 2A Football State Runner-Up Adamsville Cardinals were honored at a community appreciation day held at Adamsville High School for their accomplishments in the 2012 season.
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New aldermen join Finger board
New aldermen join Finger board
The town of Finger held its monthly meeting last Monday and it took the opprutunity to swear in two new aldermen.
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Michie wreck injures one
Michie wreck injures one
Trooper Kennie Lamberth of the Tennessee Highway Patrol investigates a one-car accident in Michie last Friday. The driver of a maroon Ford Aerostar van, Lindsey Nichole Spicer was transported by air to THE MED for medical treatment. There were no passengers in the vehicle. The van was traveling southbound of Highway 22, ran off the road and hit a tree at Stutts Road. Lamberth said he had not yet drawn any conclusions about the causes of the accident since he was unable to talk to Spicer due to her condition. He did say that there was no indication of alcohol or drugs. A spokesperson for THE MED told the Independent Appeal last Monday that she was in fair condition.
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