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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.

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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…

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A U.S. Army soldier is being held in the death of Guys resident and former McNairy Central golfer-baseball player Cpl. Hayden “Opie” Harris, 20, after Harris went missing from his military base in upstate New York last Thursday.

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McNairy County Economic Development Chamber CEO Eddie Crittendon’s recent resignation from the position has been pushed closer after the specially-called meeting of the Board on Wednesday, December 16 to determine when he would vacate the position.

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Governor Bill Lee, Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, and numerous other state representatives held a call with county mayors Monday afternoon to discuss the rapidly developing news of the vaccine distribution.

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--On November 30, 2020, Lorenzo Lopez, 24, of Selmer, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and having an open container, after Deputy Ryan Burelsci was dispatched to Highway 45 regarding a reckless driver.

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In a further development to the story that broke last week regarding McNairy County Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce’s CEO Eddie Crittendon’s resignation, new controversy is swirling over comments made by Crittendon in a text conversation with county resident Jeff Sisk.

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As McNairy County moves swiftly into the Christmas holiday season—marked by festive lights strung county-wide, glimmering trees in windows and the somewhat ghostly music floating through certain town squares—residents are also getting into the spirit of giving.

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-On November 24, 2020, William Pickett, 33, of Bethel Springs, was arrested and charged with vandalism, aggravated assault and aggravated criminal trespassing after a deputy was dispatched to the scene on Purdy Road for an unruly subject.

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The Thanksgiving season is all about gratefulness and service, and no one is doing it better than the Least Restrictive Environment (or LRE) students at McNairy Central High School.

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CEO of McNairy County Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce Eddie Crittendon’s contract has been extended for two more years, following a McNairy County Joint Economic Development Partnership Board meeting Thursday afternoon that was rife with tension.

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A U.S. Army soldier is being held in the death of Guys resident and former McNairy Central golfer-baseball player Cpl. Hayden “Opie” Harris, 20, after Harris went missing from his military base in upstate New York last Thursday.

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WATERTOWN — Fort Drum soldiers and the community came together in Thompson Park on a chilly winter night Wednesday to celebrate the life of a soldier with red hair and bright smile who was known affectionately as “Opie.”

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Following the COVID-19 vaccination of ten McNairy County residents last week, questions have been circulating as to when more McNairians can receive their CO VID-19 vaccine.

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After reporting last week that Regions Bank in Selmer had temporarily closed due to a COVID-19 exposure, representatives of the bank assure costumers that the bank will reopen "as soon as possible."

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--On December 23, 2020,  Sergeant Ricky Finley was dispatched to The Springs Pentecostal Church in Bethel Springs regarding a theft. A repairmen who had been called to fix the church’s heating system discovered “multiple units that had been cut open and everything copper removed from the inside.”

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