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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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30 years of giving
30 years of giving
What has been an annual tradition in McNairy County became even more poignant as it contrasted the tragic shooting of children and others at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last Friday.  
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Lady Cards clinch first round bye in region tournament
Lady Cards clinch first round bye in region tournament
After suffering what was only their second loss of the season, the Adamsville Lady Cardinals journeyed to Bartlett Lanes in Bartlett, Tenn. last Thursday and showed Munford and Brighton the just how bad the wrath of angry birds can be. Their two wins over their region opponents gave them an 8-2 record overall, clinching a first round bye in the Region 7 Tournament in the process.
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Investigation Discovery film crew in Selmer
Investigation Discovery film crew in Selmer

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. 

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Former trooper arrested for alleged theft
Former trooper arrested for alleged theft

A former state trooper was arrested last Wednesday for allegedly stealing two big screen televisions from Walmart in Selmer.

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Bobcats claw win from Cardinals
Bobcats claw win from Cardinals

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.

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Lady Cards rise above Lady Cats
Lady Cards rise above Lady Cats

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.

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