Playing host to the annual McNairy Central Christmas Classic, the Bobcats and Lady Bobcats came out unblemished after four games against stiff competition.
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.
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.
A former state trooper was arrested last Wednesday for allegedly stealing two big screen televisions from Walmart in Selmer.
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.
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.
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.
Lady Bobcats opened their season with two wins in their Hall of Fame games.
This year Duncan's Christmas Tree Farm in Selmer is celebrating its 20th year of making holiday memories for McNairy County families. However, the 20th anniversary is not the only thing people are talking about these days when it comes to Duncan's; recently the farm was selected by Tennessee's First Lady Crissy Haslam, to provide a Christmas tree for the governor's mansion.
The Cardinals made the Mustangs look like mere ponies in Adamsville’s quarterfinal shutout of Loretto last Friday at Lendon Martin Memorial Stadium.
Coming off last year’s championship season, the Lady Blue Devils made a statement, showing the county they are determined to repeat by winning a tournament hosted by Savannah Christian Academy last Thursday and Friday.
For most teams, 20 days off might cause a little rust to build up, especially when the team has all the momentum of riding a nine-game winning streak. For the Adamsville Cardinals, it was not an issue.
Republican Byron Maxedon defeated Democrat Kevin Lipford in the one local county race for Circuit Court Clerk. This vacancy was created when Ronnie Brooks was elected County Mayor in August.
Approximately 50 runners took their mark at the starting line last Saturday morning at The Marty Community Center in Adamsville for the 3rd Annual 5K Run for the Paws, but the running excitement did not stop there.
Several traveled to Selmer immediately after to compete as part of the 75 participants who registered for the 2nd Annual Fall Hog 5K held at Selmer City Park.