Taming the Tennessee River was the Tennessee Valley Authority’s first task; the TVA accomplished it by building a system of dams and reservoirs to control flooding and generate power.
The County Commission held its monthly meeting on July 12 at the McNairy County Justice Complex. A controversial resolution to elect the McNairy County Director of Schools drew a crowd and led to debate amongst the commissioners.
The resolution committee met in the McNairy County Mayor’s office to discuss the drafting of a resolution to present to the county commission. The resolution requests that state legislators change state laws to make the school superintendent, or director of schools, an elected position.
In honor of Arts in McNairy’s 20th anniversary, the Independent Appeal will feature a series of weekly articles celebrating the many aspects of McNairy County’s premier arts organization.
This video has been circulating around social media as of Jun 3, 2021. The subject is in custody at this time. We will have more as this develops.
On May 19, 2021, Investigators Jonathan Kellum and Matt Rickman arrested Dena Marie Ferrell and Jeremy Q. Ferrell on multiple charges, including (but not limited to) the manufacture, delivery, sale, and/or possession of methamphetamine and the possession of a firearm during the commission of…
On April 3, 2021 Khalil J. Kelley, 23, of Aberdeen Mississippi and Lynell B. Biles, 25, of Chicago, Illinois. were arrested and charged with multiple drug offenses including possession of over 90 grams of marijuana. The arrest came after McNairy County Deputy David Kelso and…
On March 29, 2021 Travis Sibley, 48, of Finger Tenn., was arrested and charged with the intentional killing of an animal. It is unclear if Sibley was jailed for the offense. According to the McNairy County Sheriff’s Report the animal involved was later discovered to be K-9 Officer Bishop of …
March 17th saw tornadoes and severe weather over much of the south eastern United States. Many schools in the region were closed due to the possibility of dangerous weather in our area. An estimated 45 million people were under threat of at least marginal severe weather according to the Stor…
Two McNairy County residents graduated from the McNairy County Recovery Court Thursday, marking the addiction rehabilitation program’s first-ever graduates.
School started back for McNairy County students on Monday, beginning a semester that administration hopes will flow a little more smoothly than the last.
Senator Marsha Blackburn and Senator-elect Bill Hagerty, along with nine other Senate Republicans, have announced their intentions to oppose the certification of the electoral results on January 6.
-Two separate incidents of theft involving Ford F-250 truck tailgates were reported within the same day by the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department.
The Adamsville American Legion Post 97 and Selmer American Legion Post 162 on Saturday worked together in honoring veterans who died in service to the country.
December 23 will see a push for giving-back in the community in the form of “paying it forward” at four local restaurants, thanks to the efforts of the McNairy County Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce and Selmer City Mayor John Smith.
The McNairy County Veterans Affairs Office is looking to honor the county's veterans. Veterans Affairs Officer Amanda Fisher initially wanted to display the names with gold letters on wooden plaques.“There are about 30 pages of names,” she said. “Even to list the veterans of World War II wou…
As Tennessee continues to lead the entire United States—and in some data points, the world—in coronavirus cases per-capita following the post-Thanksgiving travel spike, Governor Bill Lee released a new executive order Sunday that changes very little and encourages very much.
- TN Valley Farmers partnership with TVA
- This is the Worst County to Live in Tennessee
- Letter to the Editor
- Revisions to masking guidelines possible
- McNairy County Carl Perkins Center getting a new home
- STAY program gives new opportunities to students
- Commission approves a resolution to elect director of schools
- MAA Reports Second Quarter Results
- Cat Financial Announces Second-Quarter 2021 Results
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