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Audience and board members stand and applaud retiring Chief T.E. “Pee-Wee” Sowell following his farewell announcement.

Games begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday at both the AHS and MCHS baseball diamonds

Long-time Bethel chief retires By Christen Coulon

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Bethel Springs residents were left stunned following their monthly meeting last Monday as the town’s long-time Police Chief T.E. “Pee-Wee” Sowell announced his retirement effective April 30. Sowell, who has been in law enforcement for nearly 50 years, will likely leave his post as the longest serving active-duty police officer in the nation. Sowell’s resignation came at the end of another long Bethel meeting in which the block of newly elected aldermen Shirley Williams, Sherry Smith, and Gary Bizzell, Jr., solidified their power base, worked to strip Mayor Kay Cox of many of her mayoral powers and fired the town’s water manager. Staff Photo By Stephanie Parsons

Ross Mitchell and Terri Tacker dance to Elvis Presley’s classic “Jailhouse Rock.” Mitchell and Tacker took home first place in this year’s Dancing with the McNairy Stars last Saturday.

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By Stephanie Parsons Staff Writer

For the fourth consecutive year, the Carl Perkins Center held its annual Dancing with the McNairy Stars last Saturday night at McNairy Central High School. The event raised $40,000, and all proceeds will be used to help McNairy County children. “Dancing with the McNairy Stars was the biggest, best and most successful one we have ever had. There were 75 tables and each one was filled, bringing in over 530 people,” said the center’s county director, Luke

DeLaVergne. The night began with a silent auction, dinner and a performance by Haley Barber Korban, followed by the dance performances. Six local dance couples performed in the night’s main event. Each displayed extraordinary creativity and in times comedic relief, which made for some very entertaining performances. Ross Mitchell and Terri Tacker pulled out the the stops for their dance number to “Jailhouse Rock.” The couple raised $9,000 for the campaign,

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State Champions: MCHS students head to nationals

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Domestic assault charges have been dropped against Selmer policeman Quinton Garland, according to a General Session Court docket sheet. The charges were dismissed on March 21 due to insufficient evidence. The alleged victim, Jalessa Westbrooks, asserted her right against self-incrimination after the preliminary hearing. Selmer Police Chief Neal Burks told the Independent Appeal last Monday that it had not yet been determined whether or not Garland would be rehired.

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Adamsville gets two big district wins

Last Wednesday’s accident claims local man’s life

Domestic assault charges dropped against officer

Water pipes, flooding to blame for last week’s school closure

CARDINALS SWEEP MUSTANGS

FATAL ACCIDENT IN STANTONVILLE

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The McNairy Central Future Farmers of America Farm Business Management team won the State Championship last week at the Tennessee FFA State Convention in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The team members, Brook Holland, Christa Sides, Max Sellers, Sam Hawkins and Austin Ervin will move on to represent Tennessee at the National Contest in Louisville, Ky. in October at the National FFA Convention. This contest requires students to be able to evaluate cash flows, balance sheets, crop and livestock budgets, tax returns, and profit and loss statements. They must also be proficient in evaluating hedging transactions, compound interest, as well as equipment depreciation and salvage values. The Independent Appeal would like to congratulate the championship team for their efforts and wish them luck as they move on to nationals this fall.

McNairy County students were treated to an unexpected three-day weekend last week as water issues at the Ramer School forced a districtwide school closure on Friday. According to Principal Rusty Petty, the closure was due to minor flooding caused by three burst water lines at the school which occurred last Wednesday afternoon. Two of the three lines were inside the school and caused about 1-2 inches of flooding in four classrooms. Petty said the water line breaks occurred when the school temporarily switched to Eastview water as the Ramer water tower was being cleaned. Petty said that the water lines had been fixed by last Thursday afternoon and teachers were coming in Thursday and Friday to clean the damaged rooms. “We will be ready to roll Monday morning,” Petty said. The incident forced district officials to initially close Ramer School only last Thursday and, as it became apparent that the school would not be ready for Friday, a district-wide closure was called for that day. “Because of the network...and configuration of our schools, what happens in one place impacts the rest of the district,” said Assistant Director of Schools and Supervisor of Instruction for

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making the dynamic duo the winners that evening and the proud new owners of the disco ball trophy. For Best Overall Performance there was a tie between disco dancing Brandon Cox and Sarah Allison and salsa stepping Ricky Winningham and Stephanie Ray. Other dancers included Dr. Keith Perkins and Grace Perkins, Jamie Lowrance and Cindy Marlow, and Hunter and Christy Robertson. Ticket sales, along with the dancer’s fundraising efforts, brought in an amazing $30,111 for the center. The night came to a close with dessert and the live auction, but the crowd and the MC, Steve Simon, saw to it that the comedy and the money kept coming.

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The final prize auctioned was a date with Dr. Jim Clark that led to a bidding war and ended with Clark doing push-ups, and being cheered on by the crowd as they counted, to raise the bid above $1,000. Last year the Carl Perkins Center raised $36,000 at the event, and their goal was to exceed that amount this year. The people of McNairy County are beginning to understand the scale of this event and know what a great entertainment opportunity this is. Tickets for the fundraising extravaganza sold out three weeks before the show. Dancing with the McNairy Stars was a fun-filled night. Great food, great people, for a great cause. I don’t know how this year’s event can be topped, but I know next year will be even better. Many people are already looking forward to it, myself included.

Spring Cleaning at Selmer Elementary Parents, local businesses pitch in

By Christen Coulon Managing Editor

Parents and staff at Selmer Elementary School have partnered with local businesses to enhance the beauty of the school and provide a more stimulating learning environment for students. The beautification efforts, which began last Saturday, are focused mainly on the outdoor walkway areas of the school, and so far volunteers have removed old brush and overgrown shrubbery from along the sides of the building, planted new flowers and shrubs, laid a new cement walkway and placed pea gravel in an outdoor picnic area. Efforts will continue next Saturday beginning at 8:30 a.m., and volunteers will paint pencil designs on support polls along the walkway and continue work in the beautification areas. Parents Jennifer and Mark Taylor came up with the idea for the beautification project. The couple sought out other parents to assist with the work and found local businesses who donated money and supplies for the effort. “It just didn’t look up to par for what a kid should be coming to everyday,” Mark Taylor said. Mark credits his wife Jennifer, who is also a staff member at the school, with the original idea. “(Jennifer) got on the Internet and began looking up ideas and things we could do,” Mark Taylor said. “We decided to plant some bushes and paint some poles like pencils and a lot of other stuff like that.” Mark Taylor said that they focused on local businesses for the fundraising because it was easier than trying to apply and wait for a grant to fund the project. He said that businesses have contributed several thousand dollars to the effort. “I wanted to improve the look of the school and give the kids more pride in their surroundings,” said Jennifer Taylor. Taylor also works as the project BASIC coordinator for the school and said that the beautification efforts would go hand in hand with a new leadership program they are setting up for the students called “The leader in Me.” She said that the school administration has been very supportive of the idea. “We had a good turnout, and we are hoping to make our school more presentable,” said Assistant Principal, Dr. Sondra Kiser. “We are very appreciative of Jennifer’s (Taylor) efforts in organization of the project.” Kiser said that the efforts will contribute to making the school a happy place for the students and hoped that it would help to give a more modern look to the school. Volunteers are still needed for next week’s efforts, and those wishing to participate are encouraged to call the school at (731) 645-3131 to RSVP.

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Volunteers work at last Saturday’s Selmer Elementary Beautification Project.

Shout it from the rooftops

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Pastor Jonathan Tubbs of Beauty Hill United Pentecostal Church preaches from the roof of his church last Sunday. Tubbs promised his congregation when he began two years ago that when the church reached 100 people, he would preach from the roof. The congregation reached 100 strong on Easter Sunday March 31.

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Accident claims life of Stantonville man

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A Stantonville man, Arthur L. Bell, 76, lost his life in a single vehicle accident last Wednesday morning. According to the Fatality Report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the accident occurred as Bell’s 2007 white GMC Canyon truck exited the left side of the road then over corrected, exiting on the right side of the road, striking a ditch as it was traveling westbound on Highway 142 approximately 4 miles east of Selmer. After striking the ditch, Bell’s vehicle then rolled, ending upside down in front of a home on the 5700 block of Highway 142. Following the accident, emergency personnel worked quickly to free Bell from the truck but were unable to save his life. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Trooper Andrew Naylor of THP said that Bell was wearing his seatbelt when the accident occurred.

Two injured in Highway 45 crash

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Two people were injured in an accident on Highway 45 last Thursday. Brandy Delgatta, 34, of Morris Chapel, Tenn. suffered incapacitating injuries and was transported by Emergency Medical Services ambulance to McNairy Regional Hospital. Delgatta was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Preston Lane Gray, who was also transported by law enforcement to MRH for possible injury. Gray was cited for possession of Schedule II drugs, possession of an immediate meth precursor, following too close and lack of proof of insurance, according to a Tennessee Electronic Traffic Crash Report by Trooper Kevin Davidson and provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol. A red 1999 International log truck, driven by Donnie Joe Johnson, 45, of Puryear, Ind., was traveling north on U.S. 45 in the outside lane. A 1998 red Chevrolet pickup truck, driven by Gray, 23, of Enville, Tenn., was also traveling north on 45, approaching the log truck. The pickup struck the log truck in the rear. The pickup then rotated clock-wise and struck the fuel tank of the log truck. The pickup came to rest on the median, facing west. The log truck pulled over in the emergency lane.

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The meeting began with a 15 minute open question period where audience members were allowed to voice their opinions. During this time, the board was approached by property owners who were asking to place a trailer on a property 50 feet inside the limits of Bethel Springs. There was a question as to whether the property qualified to be grandfathered into a law prohibiting the placement of trailers within the town, and the owners did not want to wait a full month for the property commission meeting due to the hardship it would place on them. The board was united in its attempts to assist the owners and looked into penning a motion that would help to expedite the process. Ultimately the board chose to hold an early planning commission meeting to discuss their concerns and asked that all administrative procedures be handled as quickly as possible should the commission approve their request. The board then addressed the water report in which a 37 percent water loss was reported. Bizzell discussed the need to address this issue and lower the town’s water loss, which equated to about 20 gallons per minute. During this time, Bizzell and Cox bickered about the board’s previous decision to sever ties with the Selmer water department. The two argued until Cox gave up with the acknowledgment that she did not have the votes to change the town’s pursuit of this measure. The board then voted unanimously to collect on all past-due water bills in a motion that will require all past-due accounts be squared within three months or face cutoff. The board then approved, on first reading, a measure to open beer sales on Sundays after noon. This passed, with Cox and John Wood abstaining from the vote without argument. The beer vote marked the start of several votes where the Williams-SmithBizzell block pushed through everything on the agenda. The block then pushed through votes to require Norma Smith to report to the board concerning her activities in the storm clean-up efforts, to limit Cox’s dis-

cretionary spending to $1,000 per month (from $2,500), to cancel the town’s credit accounts with Walmart and Lowes, to place an ad in the paper for a public works director/meter reader/water manager and to fire the current Water Manager, John Ross Gage. Cox and Wood either abstained or voted no on all of these motions accept requiring (Norma) Smith to report to the board. Before her no vote on the motion to fire Gage, Cox apologized to the long time employee for what was about to happen. The board then heard from Larry Smith who was acting as a liaison for the McNairy County Board of Education. He confirmed that the school board would in fact take on all expenses to transfer ownership of the old bank building by the elementary school. The board had previously considered giving the property to the school but needed assurances that no further expenses for the property would be accrued by the town. The board then voted to surrender the property to the BOE with only Smith abstaining. The board then appointed new Bethel resident Scott Washington to chair a newly created Parks and Recreation Committee for the town. Washington was also appointed as a volunteer fireman for the town pending successful rectification. The town also announced that it planned to reopen bidding for a downtown enhancement grant. During a previous round of bidding no reasonable bids were accepted given the project’s criteria. Cox also encouraged residents to attend County Mayor Ronnie Brooks town hall meeting in Bethel Springs on April 30 at 6 p.m. The board then heard from Sowell who announced his retirement. Sowell said that he would be willing to train a new officer and that he would consider continuing to work for the town parttime if needed. “I ain’t quitting police work, I’m retiring,” Sowell said. “I have appreciated working here. All I have to say is, everybody in Bethel has been nice to me...But I feel that it is time to get out of this business and give someone else a chance.” Read future issues of the Independent Appeal as we look into Sowell’s historic law enforcement career as a constable,

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the McNairy BOE Dr. Brian Jackson. Jackson cited the recent storm damage in Bethel Springs as an example of this procedure. Jackson said that the district-wide closure would be absorbed as one of the scheduled emergency days built into the school calendar, but said that they were still trying to determine the impact of last Thursday’s closure in Ramer. “Right now, we don’t know the magnitude of the problem...exactly how we will address the (Ramer closure) problem, we don’t know the answer to that yet,” Jackson said. Jackson added that the district will examine their options in order to meet the state requirements for attendance for all students.

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS OF STATE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION BIDS TO BE RECEIVED MAY 3, 2013 Sealed Bids will be received by the Town of Bethel Springs, Mayor Kay Cox, at their offices at Bethel Springs City Hall, 4066 Main Street, Bethel Springs, TN 38315, until 10:00 AM, on Friday, May 3, 2013 and opened publicly at 4066 Main Street, Bethel Springs, TN 38315 at that hour. The reading of the bids will begin at 10:00 AM on May 3, 2013. The Project generally consists of Downtown Improvements for the Town of Bethel Springs. The Project includes the following types of work: Demolition; Drainage; Concrete Paving; Limited Asphalt Paving; Street Lighting/Electrical; Trees and Grass Sod The Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following locations: TLM Associates, Inc.; 117 E. Lafayette Street, Jackson, TN 38301 McGraw-Hill Dodge Plan Room; 4300 Beltway Place, Suite 180, Arlington, TX 76018 www.mcgraw-hill.com West Tennessee Plans Room; 439 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN 38301 PROPOSAL CONTRACTS WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL THE TIME SET FOR OPENING BIDS A Prime Contractor must prequalify with the Department of Transportation in accordance with Section 54-5-117 of the “Tennessee Code Annotated” and Tennessee Department of Transportation Rule 1680-5-3 prequalification of contractors before biddable proposals will be furnished. The TOWN OF BETHEL SPRINGS hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex or disability in consideration for an award. The TOWN OF BETHEL SPRINGS is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. Telephone (731) 934-7266. THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED

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Busted taillight leads to pot bust By Jeff Whitten Head News Writer

A Missouri man just passing through Selmer was arrested last Tuesday by a Sheriff’s Deputy after a traffic stop, according to an incident report provided by the Sheriff’s office. Michael Sisson, 28, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. was charged with possession of a Schedule VI drug, driving on a suspended/revoked license, driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputy Zach Bay was on patrol on Highway 45 S heading south when a blue SUV made a left turn out of the McDonald’s parking lot. Bay had to slow down to keep from hitting the vehicle. Bay then turned around and got behind the SUV when he observed a white light coming from a busted taillight. Bay then stopped the vehicle and asked the driver, Sisson, for his driver’s license. Sisson said his license was revoked. After running Sisson through dispatch, Bay found that Sisson had prior convictions for DUI and driving on a revoked license. Five of these convictions were in Nevada and one was in Reynolds County. Sisson was taken into custody for driving on a revoked license, fifth offense, and placed in Bay’s patrol car. Selmer Police officer Tommy Howell, who along with Sgt. Ted Roberts arrived as backup, asked Sean Burgos, a passenger, to empty his pockets on the hood of the car, and he agreed to do so. Howell unscrewed a spark plug Burgos took out of his pocket to find a marijuana cigarette butt along with marijuana residue crammed down in the spark plug. Roberts, Howell and Bay searched the SUV and found a WD-40 can that had a false bottom which contained a plastic baggie with about 4.5 grams of a green, leafy substance believed to be marijuana. They found another spark plug with a marijuana butt and marijuana residue. Also found in the vehicle was a bong, a digital scale, Clear Eyes Visine, rolling papers and a pipe. Sisson and Burgos were read their rights. Burgos, who owned the vehicle, said he did not know Sisson was driving on a revoked license and let Sisson drive because he was tired. Burgos also said that he and Sisson had smoked marijuana about two hours before the traffic stop and were going to smoke the rest when they got to Missouri, and Sisson agreed. Sisson, who was believed to be driving under the influence, was taken to the McNairy Regional Hospital Emergency Room for a mandatory blood draw. Sisson was then taken to McNairy County Jail for booking. Sisson will have his day in court on May 2.

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Michie sex offender indicted By Jeff Whitten Head News Writer

A Michie man has been indicted in Hardin County for violating the sex offender registry act. Clarence Ray Shivlie,41, of 695 Kendrick Rd., was indicted by the Hardin County Grand Jury on March 18. The indictment alleges that on or about Nov. 22, Shivlie was present at DD Auction House dressed as Santa Claus where children were present after having been declared a sex offender on or about Jan. 28, 1997. Shivlie is charged with letting numerous children under 18 years old sit on his lap.

In 1997, Shivlie was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree of persons from 13 to 15 years old in Muskegon County, Mich. Shivlie was sentenced to 6 to 15 years in prison for this conviction. Shivlie had finished his parole, according to Hardin County Sheriff Sammy Davidson. The owner of Double D’s, David Huffman, was unaware that Shivlie was a registered sex offender, Davidson said. Violation of the sex offender act is a Class A Misdemeanor, which carries penalties of up to 11 months, 29 days imprisonment and a $2,500 fine. Shivlie has not yet been set for trial, according to the Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk’s office.

Gravel Hill house destroyed by fire An April 3 house fire on Gravel Hill Road led to what McNairy County Fire Chief Darrell Goodrum characterized as a total loss. The Eastview, Ramer, Guys, Michie and Pleasant Site volunteer fire departments responded to the fire. The house was owned and occupied by Dennis Morgan, who said he was at work and no one else was at the house when it burned.

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Unemployment falls, labor force shrinks By Jeff Whitten Head News Writer

Unemployment in McNairy County fell 0.8 percentage points, to 10.3 percent in February, according to preliminary non-seasonally adjusted figures released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This fall was not due to more people getting jobs, but due to people leaving the labor force. The labor force fell by 130 to 10,520. There were 30 fewer people employed and 100 fewer people unemployed. The unemployment rate is 0.4 percentage points higher than a year ago. Of surrounding counties Alcorn County had the lowest unemployment rate at 9.2 percent, followed by Chester County at 9.5 percent, Hardin County at 10.3 percent and Hardeman County at 11 percent. Unemployment figures for Alcorn

County are from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Tennessee’s December unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage point to 7.8 percent. The national rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points to 7.9 percent in February. In other local economic news, there were 32 homes in foreclosure, including six new ones in February, according to Realtytrac. Selmer and Adamsville each had nine homes in foreclosure, Bethel Springs had six, Guys had three and Ramer had two. Michie and Stantonville each had one. Numbers of foreclosures in the towns are not comparable to previous months because Realtytrac stopped reporting new foreclosures, only reporting total homes somewhere in the foreclosure process. The average list price for homes in the county was $82,500 in February. The median list price for Selmer

homes has more than doubled over the past year to $116,154, but for Adamsville it has fallen from $98,170 to $65,000. Fourteen homes were sold in Adamsville in February, eight in Selmer, three in Michie and Ramer and two in Bethel Springs, Guys and Finger. There were 193 homes for sale in the county in February, including 56 in Adamsville, 55 in Selmer, 22 in Michie and 20 in Bethel Springs. Chester County had 22 homes in foreclosure, Hardin County had 28 and Hardeman County had 35. Tennessee had 11,590 homes in foreclosure. These figures are also not comparable to previous months because Realtytrac stopped reporting new foreclosures. Local sales tax collections in McNairy County in February were down to $211,000, from $295,000 in January and $241,000 in February 2012.

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County Commission ends wheel tax By Jeff Whitten Head News Writer

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Brooks says industry looking at Selmer By Jeff Whitten

The McNairy County Commission voted to authorize County Clerk Ronnie Price not to collect the $20 wheel tax instituted in 1992 to pay the debt service on the Justice Center at its meeting last Monday. It also failed to vote on a Budget Committee proposal to levy a $50 wheel tax for schools, roads, maintenance and other purposes. The proposal was tabled at last month's meeting in accordance with a rule adopted last year that the commission should have at least two weeks notice of major proposals. It would have been necessary for a commissioner who voted to table the proposal to switch their vote, but none did, in order to take the tax off the table. The commission last month voted to ask the Tennessee General Assembly to rescind the $20 tax. The State House of Representatives and State Senate has voted to do so, but Gov. Bill Haslam has not yet signed the legislation, according to County Mayor Ronnie Brooks. Proceeds from the old tax can only be used to service the debt on the Justice Complex, but the final payment was made last month.

Pet cemetery considered in Milledgeville By Janet Rail Publisher

Mayor Dannie Kennedy and the board discussed the final preparations for the installation of a 35 foot flag pole with a 5 by 8 foot American Flag at a cost of $1150. The board purchased two lights from B & R Supply to highlight the flag for an additional $265. The board also discussed getting drainage ditching around the Ross Building. “I think we need to look at it and have someone with a backhoe tell us what we can do,” said Mayor Kennedy. The board passed a motion to have ditching completed on the property. There was a lot of discussion and examination of the city property relating to continual damage on the city property located directly in front of the Fire Department and at the junction of Park Street and Highway 22. Mayor Kennedy and Alderman Steve Hutton left the meeting to examine the property damage and possible remedies. After hearing all of the arguments, the mayor said he will call the state to determine recommendations for a potential culvert and solutions to the water issues as no action was taken. The board also discussed the insurance premium increasing to $7,000 to include insurance on the Ross Building and all other city properties. A decoration will be held on the second Sunday in May for the cemetery on the city property. The mayor announced the upcoming Pet Cemetery in the town. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah recently purchased land in the corner of the three counties to develop a cemetery for pets. Two street lights are out and reported to the utility department. Termite contracts were discussed and approved to continue on all city properties at a rate of $70 each annually. The mayor was approached by the new Baptist Church in the community requesting to use the city hall for Sunday School classes, however, due to the city records storage in that building, the request was denied. The CDBG grant is moving along slowly for the purchase of the fire department building addition and new truck, according to the mayor. The agency lost the specs for the fire truck and the city resubmitted them recently. In old business the board approved the March 11 minutes and the financial report. The general fund balance is $21,844.84 and Street Fund $24,738.92.

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One industry in the county is considering expanding and another is looking to locate in Selmer, County Mayor Ronnie Brooks told a town hall meeting in Stantonville April 1. Brooks said an industry is looking at the one vacant building in the Selmer Industrial Park. “I can’t tell you what it is,” Brooks said. Brooks also told the meeting that perhaps the economic development budget should be increased. “That probably needs to be a little bit more,” Brooks said. The bulk of the meeting was devoted to mostly factual questions about the proposed wheel tax. Brooks also talked about schools, roads and maintenance of county buildings. The Budget Committee of the County Commission proposed a $50 wheel tax at last month’s meeting, but the commission tabled consideration of it because they had not had sufficient time to consider it. Of the $50, $20 would go to debt service for school building or renovation, $11 to the county general fund, a catchall category of the county budget, $10 would go to roads, $4 would go to economic development for land acquisition and development and $2.50 each for fire protection in order to hire a full time fire chief in order to improve ISO ratings and for county building maintenance. The tax would raise about $480,000 a year for the schools, $240,000 for the roads, $264,000 for the general fund, $96,000 for economic development and $60,000 for fire protection and building maintenance each. Brooks said there would need to be more specific guidelines as to how the money would be spent if the tax was approved. The commission would have to vote to take the proposal off the table and approve it by a two-thirds vote at two consecutive meetings, in order for it to pass. Citizens can put the tax on the ballot if they can get the required number of signatures on a petition. This is ten percent of the number of votes cast in the last Governor’s election. The present $20 wheel tax is set to expire this month as the debt service on the Justice Center is retired. Brooks said the final payment would probably be made next week. This tax can only be used to retire this debt. It was passed by private act of the General Assembly and can only be rescinded by them. The County Commission passed a resolution asking them to do that at last month’s meeting. The recission would then need to be passed on two readings by the state legislature. Hardin County has a $47 wheel tax, Chester County’s wheel tax is $65.35 and Hardeman County has an $80 wheel tax. Revenue from the $2.09 per $100 asssessed value property tax has only grown 1 percent over the past three years, Brooks said. Property taxes would have to go up $0.25 to raise the $1.2 million that the proposed wheel tax would raise. In response to whether there are savings to be had in the county budget, Brooks said that was what they would be looking at in the budget process. Brooks said there were no increases in the departmental budgets

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TOWN OF MILLEDGEVILLE ELECTION

MILLEDGEVILLE MUNICIPAL ELECTION STATE OF TENNESSEE MAY 25, 2013

MAY 25, 2013

NOTICE OF EARLY VOTING

ALDERMAN MCNAIRY COUNTY WARD VOTE FOR (1) ONE

The McNairy County Election Commission will be open for Early Voting for the MAY 25, 2013 MILLEDGEVILLE Town Election:

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County Mayor Ronnie Brooks Town Hall Meeting Schedule Selmer: April 9 at 6 p.m. at the McNairy County Court House McNairy area: April 11 at 6 p.m. at the McNairy Fire Station Ramer: April 16 at 6 p.m. *Ruritan Meeting at the Ramer Civic Center Purdy: April 18 at 6 p.m. at the Purdy Community Center Bethel Springs: April 30 at 6 p.m. at the Bethel Springs Center Michie: May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Michie Civic Center See future issues of the Independent Appeal for more details and information upcoming Town Hall Meetings in these and other communities around McNairy County. (*Sponsored by the Ruritan Club. The Public is invited to attend.)

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he has seen so far. “We’ve run the county very conservatively,” Brooks said. Brooks said that 93 percent of McNairy Countians pay the wheel tax, while only 43 percent directly pay the property tax. “Out of the two, that would be the fairest one,” Brooks said about the wheel tax. As he did the Adamsville meeting, Brooks concluded the meeting by passing out business cards. “Please don’t hesitate to call me or send me an email,” Brooks said.

April 10, 2013

A registered voter may apply to vote absentee by mail if he/she has one of the following reasons: (1) outside the county on election day and all days of early voting by personal appearance (2) Full time students and their spouses attending an institution inside the State of Tennessee but outside McNairy County (3) Those that have a Doctor's certificate (4) Jury duty on state or federal courts (5) age 60 or older (6) Hospitalized, ill or physically disabled and unable to vote on election day or absentee by personal appearance (7) Caretaker of hospitalized, ill or disabled person (8) Candidate for office in this election (9) Election officials (10) Observance of a religious holiday. WHAT TO DO TO GET A BALLOT BY MAIL A voter who wished to cast an absentee ballot by mail must request a ballot in the voter's handwriting over the voter's signature. If the voter is unable to write such a request, someone can write it for the voter but the voter must sign the request. All signatures will be verified. The request serves as an application for ballot if the request contains the following information: 1. Name of the registered voter 2. Address of voter 3. Voter's Social Security Number 4. The election the voter wishes to vote in 5. Reason Voter wishes to vote absentee by mail 6. Voter's signature If the request does not contain all the information listed above, the McNairy County Election Commission will send the voter an application to obtain the needed information. The last day to receive this request with all necessary information is seven days before the election. A person that does not register "in person" at the McNairy County Election Commission office or with an employee of the McNairy County Election Commission must vote in person on election day or in person during early voting. Excluded are those that have a Doctor's statement. If you request an application and ballot to vote by mail you must vote by mail. Once a ballot has been mailed, you cannot change your mind and go to the polls or vote absentee in the Election Commission Office. THE LAST DAY FOR THE MCNAIRY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO RECEIVE A REQUEST FOR THE MILLEDGEVILLE TOWN ELECTION WITH ALL THE ABOVE REQUEST INFORMATION IS MAY 18TH. McNairy County Election Commission 4-10-13


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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013

Health insurance premiums will rise, Blackburn says By Jeff Whitten Head News Writer

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who represents the Seventh District, which includes McNairy County, held a town hall meeting in Selmer last Wednesday. In response to a question from Adamsville City Administrator Steve Simon on the impact of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act of 2010 (Obamacare), Blackburn predicted premium increases of 30 to 40 percent and said the planned implementation of the insurance exchanges (markets) might have to be delayed for a year because insurers are having a problem getting information from the Health and Human Services Department on what essential benefits of the plans will be required. Blackburn said the insurers are telling state insurance departments that they will not have products to go into the exchanges because of this lack of information. Before taking questions from the audience, Blackburn first spoke about the budget. “The number one question I get from my district on our email is about the budget and about the out-of-control spending,” Blackburn said. Blackburn said that she has loved serving on the budget committee and that she has been named Vice-Chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Blackburn explained that about 70 percent of the legislation in the House goes through the Energy and Commerce Committee. Topics within the jurisdiction of the committee include trade, telecommunication, the Internet and health care. “It’s imperative that we get the spending under control,” Blackburn said. Blackburn first walked the audience through some of the key numbers on the federal budget. Total spending was $3.5 trillion in 2012, but total tax revenue is only $2.5 trillion. “We do not have a revenue problem in Washington. We have a spending problem,” Blackburn said. The federal government spends $768 billion on Social Security and $466 billion on Medicare, both of which have their own trust funds. “These have got to be stabilized,” Blackburn said. Blackburn proposed leaving the two programs the same for people born before 1958. Changes made to save money should only affect people born after 1958, she told the meeting. Blackburn explained that if changes are not made to stabilize and make solvent these programs, their trustees say they will go broke. Blackburn advocated reforming Med-

icaid, which costs $251 billion a year, and other entitlements, which cost $547 million a year. The total national debt is now $16.8 trillion, according the U.S. Treasury Department. “This is why I keep saying we need to reduce what we are spending and looking at how we bring it (the budget) into balance,” Blackburn said. Blackburn voted for a budget passed by the House recently that would balance in ten years. “For future generations, that’s the responsible thing to do,” Blackburn said. Blackburn said she would like to see us the leader in manufacturing and innovation, and it is imperative to get the national debt under control in order to achieve these goals. Blackburn said half of our national debt is held by U.S. sources, and the rest is put out to the market. The top holder of federal debt is China, with $1.2 trillion, with Japan following closely at $1.1 trillion. Blackburn said balancing the budget and paying down the debt will lead to an economic renaissance. The debt undermines everything we are trying to do, she added. The national debt is the greatest threat to our national security, according to Adm. Mike Mullen, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest ranking military official in the country. The U.S. has to pay China over $200 billion in interest every year, Blackburn said. Blackburn said that she hopes the Senate passes a budget, as the House has done, so the two bills could go to conference committee, in order to work out a bill that both could pass. Blackburn told the meeting that members of Congress and federal employees can retire at age 65 or after 30 years of federal employment. She said under the federal health benefits plan, federal employees can choose their health plan. Blackburn said she has a health spending account. “I like that structure. We have insurance just like everyone else. I have a 401 (k),” Blackburn said. Blackburn said there was a perk and privilege structure about 30 year s ago, but that is long gone. In response to a question from Selmer Mayor David Robinson, Blackburn said restoring the tax exempt status of bonds from local industrial development boards may be part of a tax reform package. “It’s on the radar,” Blackburn said. Blackburn said in response to a question by Jonathan Lee of Monogram Human Resources that the House had passed STEM immigration reform legislation. This legislation makes more visas available to foreign

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U. S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who represents the Seventh District, which includes McNairy County, in the House of Representatives, speaks to a town hall meeting in Selmer last Wednesday. Rep. Blackburn spoke about the federal budget and then took questions from the audience. graduates of U.S. schools in science, tech- to merge the Department of Energy and the nology, engineering and math. Environmental Protection Agency into one Blackburn expressed unhappiness with department. This bill is called the CHOP the Senate, saying there were 200 bills sent (Consolidate Heavy-handed and Outdated there by the House that have not been acted Programs) Act. This legislation would save upon. $5 billion a year. “We get so sick and tired of the Senate Blackburn spoke approvingly of a bill to not showing up and doing their job. I think take away foreign aid for any country that they took fewer votes last year than any Sen- votes against the U.S. at the United Nations ate ever,” Blackburn said. more than half of the time. The STEM immigration bill would allow Blackburn said that funding for Medthose with educational visas to bring their icaid and support for education should be families here and transition to a work visa, sent to the states in the form of block grants. Blackburn explained. Legislation approving the Keystone In response to another question from pipeline has passed the House and Senate, Robinson, Blackburn said a recommenda- Blackburn said. She predicted that if Pres. tion by the Republican Study Committee to Barack Obama vetoes the bill, the veto will sell the power generation capabilities of the be overridden. Tennessee Valley Authority will not happen. Blackburn said that disability fraud “I always tell my well-meaning col- can be reported on the Social Security webleagues that live in the Northeast and pay site. exorbitant rates, to give them a little tutorial “I am in search of some global warmin TVA,” Blackburn said. ing. If you find it, tell me. I am tired of being Blackburn said she is cosponsoring a bill cold,” Blackburn joked as she was about to

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MISSION STATEMENT: The Independent Appeal strives to promote and advance McNairy County, educate and inform its citizens, while protecting the people’s right to know, and the rights and interests of our readers and advertisers. The Independent Appeal has a legacy of independent family ownership.Past publishers were: William J. Rail 1976-2000; Leslie Houston, 1974-1976; Bruce Hurt, 1970-1974; George Hamilton, 1964-1970; Wilbur Wright, 1946-1964; B. O. Weeks, 1941-1946; Ken Duke, 1938-1941; Orpheus Abernathy and Family, 1920-1938; Col. J.W. Purviance, 1902-1920. “Dedicated to the peaceful, progressive and proud people of McNairy County.”

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Making McNairy County Opinion headlines for more than 110 years

Letter to the editor

To The Public, Over a year ago the McNairy County Commission adopted a resolution in honor of the late Dale Fisher. The resolution honoring Fisher include the naming of a section of Highway 57 as “The Dale Fisher Memorial Highway”, extending from intersection 57 & 22 west to the Michie School. The paper work was lost at the state level and is being resubmitted. Hopefully now the project can now go forward. Respectfully Submitted Bill Wagoner County Historian

Henry great choice as Michie School principal Dear Editor, Michie is very fortunate to be getting Mr. Wayne Henry for their principal. He is a very good educator. He treats people like he would want to be treated. If the community and school board will work with him, he will make a great principal.

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Volume 110, Number 47, Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Highway renaming restarts to honor Dale Fisher

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The Independent Appeal welcomes your opinion. Letters to the editor are subject to editing or omission for length, style or libel. All letters must include the writer’s name and signature, as well as a phone number and address for verification. The Independent Appeal does not publish anonymous letters. Letters deemed suitable for publication will run as soon as possible after receipt on a space-available basis. Because of space limitations, letters should be limited to 400 words, about two double-spaced, typed pages, one letter per person every 90 days.

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Mcnairy voices Are you going to the Independent Appeal Baseball Spectacular?

Michael Mitchum (Stantonville):

Dylan Norman (Adamsville):

Tabitha Green (Adamsville):

David King (Selmer):

Ernest Barton (Saltillo):

“Yes, sir, I will and it’ll be Friday. I’m just interested in that type of thing.”

“No, sir, probably because I have to work.”

“I actually wasn’t aware of it. I would like to go. It sounds like fun. I’d like to support the kids.”

“I more likely than not will if I can find transportation. To watch the games and be around people who support their teams.”

“I’m not a sports nut.”

Jo Martin (Adamsville): “I really don’t care anything about it.”

McNairy Voices is a new feature in the Independent Appeal highlighting the opinions of average citizens about the issues that affect the citizens of McNairy County, the state of Tennessee, and the United States as a whole. The participants are randomly selected on the streets of the county. Their viewpoints are not necessarily that of the Independent Appeal.

ON THE WEB: Go to independentappeal.com and express your opinion on our related online poll.

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Stephen Foster Music Club update On April 4, The Stephen Foster Music Club met at the Latta, in Selmer, TN. Kaitlyn Wheatly, the Stephen Foster Scholarship recipient for 2013, presented her program for the club. Kaitlyn, daughter of Lisa Wheatly , is a senior at McNairy Central High School, plays flute in the band, and plans to attend Freed Hardeman University in the fall. Two fellow flutists, Autumn Shackelford, daughter of Allison and Bob Shackelford, and Payal Patel, daughter of Jayesh and Daxa Patel, assisted Kaitlyn in a very entertaining presentation that included Scarf Dance, Albun Leaf, and Melody from Orpheus. Kaitlyn played two solos; Menuet De L’Arlesienne by Bezet and Valse Francieuse. President Melissa Smith announced three upcoming events to be held this spring; A Quartet of Friends on April 20, a performance celebrating National Music Week on May 11, and the Smith students recital on May 18. Myrna Rankin Selmer

Stockdale’s holds grand opening Eagle Scouts honored, new generation looks at scouting

Staff Photos by Jeff Whitten and Christen Coulon

Staff Photo by Jeff Whitten

Selmer Mayor David Robinson, Stockdale’s chief operating officer Bruce Baird, Selmer store manager Harold Settlemires, McNairy Regional Alliance Executive Director Ted Moore, MRA Director of Chamber Programs Russell Ingle, Darren Bowers and Anthony Henson from the MRA, and staff of Stockdale’s gather for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Stockdale’s grand opening in Selmer last Saturday. The grand opening celebration included special product pricing, giveaways, and activities for the whole family. Stockdale’s is located on Mulberry Avenue where the Mid-South Farmer’s Coop used to be. It features a diverse product line for livestock, horses, farm, and the home, including clothing, footwear, tools, outdoor furniture, lawn and garden items, toys, gifts, accessories, home décor, and much more.

(Top right) New Eagle scouts Bryce Youngerman, Packer Bedwell and Preston Shackelford get a hug from their mothers at a ceremony recognizing them for attaining Eagle Scout status in Selmer last Sunday. They are part of Selmer Troop 32, Boy Scouts of America. An Eagle Scout is the highest of 11 levels of scouting. The three young men received letters of congratulations from State Rep. Barrett Rich and U.S. Sen. Bob Corker. (Top left) Wildlife Officer, Sam Bedwell of the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency assists Scout Logan Moore of Troop 32 from Selmer in an archery lesson at Scout Saturday at the Selmer City Park last Saturday. (Left) Sgt. Ray Garton of the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency works with Will Chandler at the pellet rifle range last Saturday. The event Scout Saturday shared scouting traditions such as archery, shooting, camping, and grilling with local youth. Boy Scouts from Troop 32, along with local emergency services personnel and a Hospital Wing flight crew, came out for the event.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to members of our community who are serving in the armed forces: • Specialist Allen Alexander • SGT Joseph W. Baggett • SGT Andrew W. Bayless USMC • A1C Dustin Blakney, 19EMS • PFC Andy Bryant • Sgt. Kyle A. Brown, USMC • GySgt. Christopher T. Byrd, USMC • PVT Matlock Caffrey, USMC • Staff Sgt. Susan Cawley • Staff Sgt. Alicia L. Coil, USAF • CPL Mandy L. Cooper, USMC • SPC Mark A. Cooper, US Army • SGT James P. Crain • PFC Anthony “Tony” Crouse • SGT Major Joel Crouse • SP4 Richard Crouse • Aaron J. Cull Senior Airman U.S. Airforce • SGT Bobby J. Dickey US Army • C.W.3 James R. Dickey, Retired • SGT Todd Joseph Drobina, US Army • Captain Bonnie Lynn Dunlop • Corporal Bradley Eisenhut, USMC • Master Sgt. Lonnie J. Ellis, Air Force

• Kip Ellison • LCPL Dwight A. Emily Jr. • PV2 Jana Estes • Specialist Bryan Ray Ferguson • PV2 Skyler Gammill, US Army • Lydia Gillis, US Navy E3 • Malcolm Gillis E6, US Army National Guard • SSGT Stephen R. Graham • Daniel Gray, USMC Lance Corporal • SGT Rob Gray, US Army • A1C Stephanie Lynn Griffin, USAF • SSGT Dustin Hamm, USMC • PFC Isaac Harville • Senior Airman James Taylor Haubrich, US Air Force • Lieutenant Colonel (Chaplain) Billy Hawkins • SPC Matthew Hemby, Army • SGT Brian W. Hendrix • SGT Timothy Hixon • Staff Sergeant Brian Lee Hood • Wes Huffman, Air Force • Private Alex Johnson, US Army • SGT Ricky L. Jordan, USMC • Army Officer 1st Lt. James Lax

• Sergeant Joseph Lilly • Captain Troy E. Mathis • 1st LT Jessica Mayfield, US Army • SPC Ritchie A. McCrary • SPC Dustin McDonald • A1C Amanda K. McMillen, USAF • Joshua Lane Meek, Army • CPL Jeffery Mitchell, USMC • SSGT Patrick Michael Moore, Nat. Guard • SGT Major Paula Norris • Pvt. Justin Overton, USMC • CPO Denise Picard Culverhouse • SPC Jeffery A. Pickett, US Army • SPC William Andrew “Andy” Pickett, Nat. Guard • SPC Robert H. Pittman, II • CPL James Scott Powell • CPL John M. Powell • Ernest Purez, Air Force • E4 Sophia Reinke • SGT. Charlie Rickman, US Army • John Robinson US Navy • S/ST Ryan Robinson Air Force • Angel Rodriguez, Petty Officer US Navy

• SPC Blake Rudd • Specialist Robert Rzasa • Veronica Sebree Petty Officer 3rd Class • Alan Seigers, Army • SFC Patrick Michael Shaughnessy • SPC Hector Soto, Jr., Army • CPL Sam Speck, USMC • SGT Shaun Spicher, USMC • SPC Daniel Sullivan, Army • Jeremy Thompson • ET3 Jeremy Wilbanks, US Coast Guard • PVT Demaro Wiley, SC, Army National Guard • Joseph Lloyd Williams MM3 US Navy • Master Sergeant Stanley Wilson, USAF - Retired • SPC Jeffrey Witoszczak U.S. Army • Petty Officer James Matthew Wolford EDITOR’S NOTE: If your loved one has had a change in active duty status, please contact us at (731) 645-5346.


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obituaries

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Arthur Bell

Donald Rhoden

Leo Jackson Tull, Jr.

Arthur Bell was born March 14, 1938 in Adamsville, Tenn., the son of the late W.E. and Delsie Lou Richards Bell. He was united in marriage to Gayle Qualls on January 21, 1989. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force, and worked in the set up and production department for General Electric in Selmer Tenn. Mr. Bell was a avid sports fan, he loved watching sporting events on the television especially the Memphis Tiger basketball and St. Louis Cardinal baseball games. Mr. Bell departed this life on April 3, 2013 in Selmer, Tennessee at the age of 75 years, 20 days. He is survived by his wife Gayle Qualls Bell of Stantonville, Tenn.; one son, Paul Anthony Bell and wife Theresa of Charlotte, NC, a daughter, Patricia Diane Jolly of Nashville, Tenn.; Two step sons Steven Wallace Maxfield of Mabelvale, AR, Gregory Thomas Maxfield and wife Tory of Jackson, Tenn.; two sisters, Ilene Youngerman of Adamsville, Tenn., and Maxine Alexander of Missouri. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bell was preceded in death by four brothers, Loyd Bell, Gene Bell, Troy Bell, Bill Bell, and two sisters, Irene Phillips, Frances Gray. Services were held on April 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. at West Shiloh Baptist Church in Stantonville, Tennessee, with Elmer D. Seaton, Ron Davidson officiating. Burial followed in the West Shiloh Cemetery at Stantonville, Tennessee.

Donald Rhoden departed this life on March 25, 2013 in Henderson, Tennessee at the age of 54 years, 5 months, 20 days. He was born October 5, 1958 in Selmer, Tenn., the son of the late Clarence E. and Joyce Maxine Nixon Rhoden. Mr. Rhoden was a factory worker having worked at Owens Corning and Anvil Corporation. He is survived by a sister, Deborah R. Mutters of Selmer, Tenn.; a brother, Richard C. Rhoden of Henderson, Tenn.; a host of extended family and friends. There was no public service. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer were in charge of arrangements. Guestbook may be signed at www. shackelfordfuneraldirectors.com

Leo Jackson Tull, Jr was born December 1, 1947 in Selmer, TN, the son of Leo Jackson Tull Sr. and Ouinice Price Tull. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Tacker on April 24, 1970. Mr. Tull was a member of Buena Vista United Methodist Church. He worked for Price Sawmill for 35 years. He loved wood working, restoring classic cars and restoring and collecting clocks. Mr. Tull departed this life on April 5, 2013 at the age of 65 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days. In addition to his parents, Mr. Tull is survived by his wife Phyllis Tull of Selmer, TN; his children, Brian Tull and wife Laura Beth of Nashville, TN, Julie Tanner and husband Tony of Ramer, TN; his grandchildren, Hannah Chambers, Kayla McMahan, Bridget Stedman and husband Matt, Clay Tanner and wife Lacey; his great grandchildren, Cadence Stedman, Peyton Tanner, Maddison Tanner, and Jordanne Tanner. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Tracey Tull and a brother, Gary Tull. Memorials may be made to Larron King Ministries. Services were held on April 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer, Tennessee, Clifford Wynn and Zolon Clayton officiated. Burial followed in the Lake Hill Memorial Gardens at Bethel Springs, Tennessee.

Frieda C. Holland Frieda C. Holland residing in South Bend, IN, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Friday, January 11, 2013, at Hospice House, South Bend, surrounded by her loving family. She was 97 years old. She was born May 9, 1915, in Bethel Springs, Tennessee, to William Calvin & Jessie (Humphries) Ellis. On December 31, 1931, in Corinth, MS, she was united in marriage to Rev. Narvin Loyce Holland. They enjoyed 68 years of marriage until his passing on July 12, 2000. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers. Mrs. Holland worked beside her husband in ministry all of their married life, in Indiana and Tennessee, including 28 years at 1st United Pentecostal Church of Crawfordsville, IN. She served as the first youth leader for United Pentecostal Churches of Tennessee. She wrote many plays and dramas for the Church, and loved writing poetry. She loved people, and loved serving the Lord. She was a wonderful seamstress as well. Since living in South Bend, she has been a member of Ironwood United Pentecostal Church. Mrs. Holland is survived by her daughters, Betty Ruth (Rev. Kenneth) Mendenhall of South Bend, Kay Marie (Robert) Bennett of Granger and Barbara sue (Everett) Davenport Crawfordsville, IN; and her sons, Joe Allen (Lavelle) Holland of Birmingham, AL, and Tommy Dale (Pam)Holland of LaFayette, IN. She is also survived by eighteen grandchildren, thirty-six great-grandchildren, six great-great- grandchildren; and two sisters, Jewell Coker of Selmer, Tenn. and June Hill of Yazoo City, MS.

Cory Lynn Lockard Cory Lynn Lockard was born August 4, 1998 in Savannah, Tenn., the son of Marissa Plunk and Timothy Lynn Lockard. Cory was an 8th grade student in Mrs. Kaylie Gray Robertson class at Hardin County Middle School. He was recently inducted into the National Junior Honor’s Society. He loved going to school and even wanted to go on Saturday’s. Cory enjoyed the simple things in life and being with his family. He loved Spiderman, Harry Potter movies, playing with his flip phone and See ‘n Say, going fishing with his Pappaw and little brother Wyatt, and eating his favorite snack, potato chips. Cory departed this life on April 1, 2013 in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 14 years, 7 months, 28 days. He is survived by his mother, Marissa Plunk of Savannah, Tenn.; father, Tim Lockard of Waynesboro, Tenn.; brother, Wyatt Plunk of Savannah, Tenn.; grandparents, Ronnie and Doris Rippy Plunk of Savannah, Tenn., Connie Lockard of Waynesboro, Tenn.; great grandparents, Bill and Mollie Plunk of Adamsville, Tenn., Jimmy James Rippy of Savannah, Tenn.; uncles, James Keith Plunk and Kevin Plunk both of Savannah, TN; host of extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by great grandmother, Mary Lois Rippy; grandfather, George Alvin Lockard. Visitation was held on April 3, 2013 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. and services were held on April 4, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah in Savannah, Tennessee, with Jim Chamblee officiating. Burial followed in the Crump Cemetery at Crump, Tennessee.

Johnnie Sue Lohman Johnnie Sue Lohman was born August 23, 1942 in Adamsville, Tenn., the daughter of the late Aubrey H. and Audra D. Nichols Surratt. She was united in marriage to Terry Lohman on September 15, 1967 in Florence, AL. Mrs. Lohman was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. She loved watching sports, especially the Memphis Grizzlies and the Atlanta Braves. Her favorite loves were, spending time with her friends, family and her special pet companion T.J. Mrs. Lohman departed this life on April 6, 2013 at her home in Adamsville, Tennessee at the age of 70 years, 7 months, 14 days. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Terry Lohman of Adamsville, Tenn.; a daughter, Tera Hardin and husband Chad of Jackson, Tenn.; grandchildren, Mollie and Allie Hardin; two sisters, Peggy Duncan and husband Jack of Adamsville, Tenn., Barbara Maness and husband Joe Dan of Adamsville, Tenn.; a brother, Jack Surratt and wife Bonnie of Adamsville, Tenn.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Mrs Lohman was preceded in death by two brothers, Ray and Gene Surratt. Services were held on April 8, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville, Tennessee, Rickey Mitchell and Tim Elrod officiated. Burial followed in the Mars Hill Cemetery at Adamsville, Tennessee.

Raymond Ray Robertson Raymond Ray Robertson was born June 2, 1942 in Chewalla, Tenn., the son of the late Elbert Lee and Minnie B. Robertson Robertson. Ray was an owner and operator of Ray’s Gun and Ammo in Guys and Robertson Auction Company. He was a member of the NRA and the FOP. He loved fishing, hunting and gardening. He was very helpful to his commnuity. Mr. Robertson departed this life on April 3, 2013 in Guys, Tennessee at the age of 70 years, 10 months, 1 day. He is survived by his wife Tina Dickey Robertson of Guys, Tenn.; his children, Andy Dickey, Matt Robertson, Karen Robertson all of Guys, Tenn. and Tony Ray Robertson of IL; 3 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; three sisters, Nellie Smith of Ramer, Tenn., Sandra Maxine Wilton and husband Dewayne of Rochelle, IL, Alice Murphy and husband James of IL; a brother, Marlin Robertson of IL; a sister-in-law, Katie Robertson of Chewalla, TN; and a host of neices, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Robertson was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Helen Meier and a brother, Arthur Wayne Robertson. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 from 5 pm - 8 pm and on Saturday, from 11 am - 12:30 pm all held at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer, Tenn. A graveside service will be held at 1 pm on April 6, 2013 at the Olive Hill Cemetery in Guys, Tenn.

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Fawndree Parmely Wilmeth Fawndree Parmely Wilmeth departed this life on April 6, 2013 in Selmer, Tennessee at the age of 90 years, 5 months, 4 days. She was born November 2, 1922 in McNairy County, Tenn., the daughter of the late Orlen R. and Callie Kirk Parmely. She was a lifelong resident of Ramer, Tenn. prior to coming to Selmer in 2007. She was united in marriage to Thomas Wesley Wilmeth on October 23, 1943. Mr. Wilmeth preceded her in death on September 8, 2010. Mrs. Wilmeth was a member of Antioch church of Christ. She was retired from Brown Shoe Company. She is survived by a daughter, Ann Moore and husband Roy of Selmer, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Sharon Vetter of Cookeville, Tenn., Chad Moore of Atlanta, GA, Randy Moore of Selmer, Tenn.; three sisters, Erma Lee Kirk of Pocahontas, Tenn., Virginia Wilmeth of Ramer, Tenn., Fern Butler of Ramer, Tenn.; seven great grandchildren, Hunter Vetter, Bret Vetter, Colton Vetter, Logan Moore, Morgan Moore, Lillie Moore, Anna Moore; three step great grandchildren, Parker Adams, Natalie Adams, Spencer Adams; a host of extended family and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Wilmeth was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Parmely. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer. Burial followed in the Antioch Cemetery at Ramer, Tennessee. Guestbook may be signed at www.shackelfordfuneraldirectors.com

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Bettye Carlin Cox

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Mrs. Bettye Carlin Cox of Hornsby departed this life at the age of 79 years Monday night, April 1, 2013 at McNairy Regional Hospital in Selmer. Mrs. Cox was born in Hardeman County June 16, 1933 to the late John Pruitt and Estelle Clampitt Carlin and lived her entire life in the area. On April 23, 1949, she was united in marriage to Charles O. Cox who preceded her in death March 8, 2007. She was a homemaker and also worked at the Brown Shoe Company. She was a member of the Powell’s Chapel Methodist Church and lead singing there. She also helped build the new church building, as she was very “hands on” and enjoyed working with a hammer and nails. She was an avid gardener and loved to take care of her lawn. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar’s Main Chapel with Rev. Gary McDaniel officiating. Interment followed in Powell’s Chapel Cemetery in Middleton. Survivors include a daughter, Pat Kirk of Hornsby, and a host of nieces and nephews, whom she loved very much. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Lottie Faye Thigpen and Annie Mae Sparks. Donations made in memory of Mrs. Cox may be sent to the donor’s choice of charities.

The family of Lockie H. Mitchell thanks everyone for each act of kindness and words of comfort during our precious Mother’s illness and death. God Bless you all Bobby Mitchell Douglas Mitchell Joe F. Mitchell Sue Carolyn M. Howie & Family

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McCann Family Happy 80th Birthday Franklin Wharton Family and friends are welcome to come celebrate with him on April 20th at the Finger Gym at 12:00 noon.

Bethel springs news By Mrs. T.C. Williams Contributor

Hello Everyone, I hope you are enjoying the springlike weather,because it could change at the drop of a hat! Douglas Williams of Nashville visited friends in Jackson Miss.last weekend and came back through Bethel Springs to visit his parents Nathaniel & Shirley, and grandmother T.C. Williams,he spent the night and attended EASTER services at church he returned home on Sunday evening. Oran Smith & wife of Detroit MI visited her parents in Savanah Tn. returned home and was called back when her father had passed away. The FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD THIS PASS SATURDAY. Sherry Smith had her family Pauline and family, from Detroit MI, Anita K.and family from Decatur GA. and Cortez and Josh from Nashville TN.home

for the Easter holidays. They had a great time together,with great food and fellowship. The Woods family from Chicago Ill were home for a few days this week to observe the work on their home from the storm damages. Erica Jones of Lavernge Tn. spent the weekend with her parents they enjoyed a cookout at Willie and Tamela Sain's home in Selmer. A talent show and spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013, at New Bethel United Methodist Church, 74 Wright St. dinner starting at 12:00 noon with the talent show beginning at 3:00 p.m. We invite everyone to come sing,dance, tell stories play an instrument bring your talent and appetite, lots of laughs and fun,sponsored by the United Methodist Women to raise funds for our annual toy drive for the Carl Perkins Center. Until next time, be kind to yourself and others.

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Ora Lee McKinnon Avery Ora Lee McKinnon Avery, age 87 of Guys, Tenn. died April 3rd at her residence. She attended Scales Street High School and Lane College in Jackson, Tenn. She was a housewife and loving and caring mother of seven children: Larry Avery of Guys, Tenn.; Beverly Avery Ratliff (Andrew-deceased) of Guys, Tenn.; Sheila Avery Durr (Paul) of Guys, Tenn.; Charlotte Avery Crayton (Harry) of Guys, Tenn.; Donna Avery Wright of Corinth, MS; Pamela Avery Young of Lakeland, Tenn. (Ron); and Kimberly Avery Wright (Keith) of Harves, AL. She had several grandchildren; Nikki Durr of Atlanta, GA, Avie Durr(deceased), Jermaine Crayton of Orlando, FL, Brandon Wright of Corinth, MS, Skylar Crayton, of Corinth, MS, Eboni Crayton, Houston, TX, Erika Wright Donnel (Mario), Corinth, MS, Braxton & Kendall Wright of Harvest, AL,and Ronnie Young of Lakeland, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert C. Avery and her parents Percy and Daisy Gaines McKinnon. The funeral was held at St. Rest MB Church in Guys, Tenn. on Sunday, April 7, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. O.J. Saulter. Interment was held at St. Rest Cemetery. Visitation for Mrs. Avery was at St. Rest MB Church Saturday from 6:00-8:00.

The family of Orell McCann would like to thank you for your visits, cards, calls, food, and prayers following the home going of mom and “Granny Rell”. We are extremely grateful to the Lynnfield Place Staff for taking such good care of her. We are also thankful for Avalon Hospital and their support and care. All of you have blessed our family so much.

Blakely Family The family of V. Douglas Blakely would like to express or sincere thank you to each of you who called, visited, brought food, sent flowers or other expressions of sympathy. All were greatly appreciated during our time of sorrow. A special thank you to Bro. Zolan Clayton, West TN Hospice, Shackelford Funeral Home, the pallbearers, Community of Sulphur Springs and Sulphur Springs Methodist Church. All of your kindness means so much. Sincerely, Louise, Roger, Linda, Kelli Blakely and Kristin

Kelly Jackson & Antoine Irons.

Jackson - Irons Darla and Isaiah would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents Kelly Dickey Jackson and Antoine Irons. Kelly is the daughter of Justin and the late Kim Dickey and Vickie and BJ James of Selmer. Antoine is the son of Gerry and Pearlinea Irons of Guys and Barbara and Henry Patterson of Bethel Springs. Kelly is a 2001 graduate of Gateway Christian Academy. She is employed at South Y Subway. Antoine is a 2002 graduate of McNairy Central High School. He is employed at Citgo. The bride elect is the granddaughter of the late Lota Campbell and late Danny Powell of Selmer, the late Mancil and late Francis Dickey of Guys and Joyce James of Selmer. She is the great-granddaughter of Gertie Hopkins of Selmer and the late Maxine Maxine King Allison of Bethel Springs. The groom is the grandson of Mae Jackson of Bethel Springs and the late Rev. Roosevelt Jr. and Mary Sue Irons of Michie. The wedding will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday May 2 at Saulter’s Chapel CME Church 940 Hamburg Rd., Michie, Tenn. All family and friends are invited to join them and share this joyous day. Only out of town invitations will be sent.

Special Brides ... May 18, 2013 Elizabeth Austin Austin Stokes May 21, 2013 Lacey Emmons Justin Cox

May 25, 2013 Katie Brown Bo Lankford

June 8, 2013 Crystal Jones Jeremy Isbell

church events April 10 • 1st Methodist Church “Step out in Faith” because you never know where God may call you. Join Selmer 1st Methodist this Wednesday night April 10th, 7pm for Special Music by local Artist. 1122 West Cherry Ave. April 14, 15, 16 • Revival Revival services at Saulter Chapel CME Church, Michie, will be April 14, 15, 16 with Rev. James Agnew, Pastor. Sunday time is 6 p.m., Monday and Tuesday time is 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Doris Alexander, New Hope CME Church of Holy Springs, MS. Please some and worship with us for this event.

April 21 • The Barnetts in Concert Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 6185 Rowsey School Rd., invites you to an evening with The Barnetts, Sunday, April 21st, at 5:00 p.m. The Barnetts have been singing gospel music for more than 40 years and this family will bless you. Plan now to attend this great night of gospel music. For more information, please call the church office at 645-8868 or Pastor Mike Hollaway at 610-1077. April 23 • Spring Registration at Adamsville First Methodist Church First United Methodist Church in Adamsville, Tenn. Spring registration

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July 13, 2013 Chelsea Sanders Eric Brown August 3, 2013 Maegan Stokes Chase Garrison

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community events • Southwest Head Start registration The Southwest Human Resource Agency is now accepting applications for 3 and 4 year old children to attend classes beginning in the fall of 2013. Head Start is a free preschool program for families that qualify based on income, disability, or various family circumstances. Head Start provides medical and dental services, nutritional services, family services, and educational experiences for your entire family. Head Start does not provide transportation. Contact Amy, the Selmer Head Starts Family Case Manager, at 731-645-8953 for more information. • SPWA Championship Wrestling S.P.W.A. Championship Wrestling every Saturday night at the old Action Apparel Building, Hwy 57 West, Ramer, Tenn. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bell time at 8 p.m. Admission $6 adults. Children 6 years and under free. • Parents of Angels Support Group Meetings held the First Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Shelter Insurance Office (The Wyatt House), 132 North Third Street in Selmer. Offering support and friendship for parents who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or death of a child through 5 years of age. Contact D’Ray and Mandy Horton with questions or for additional information 731-6107822 or email us at parentsofangelstn@gmail.com • Arts in McNairy Photo Contest Those interested in participating in the 2013 AiM Photography Contest may pick up entry forms and ask questions about the photography contest at the April 6 AiM Kickoff Photography Contest Symposium. The contest deadline for submissions is May 10. The contest will culminate with a gallery reception and awards ceremony on July 13 from 2-4 p.m. at the McNairy County Visitors and Cultural Center Latta Building. Entry fee is $10 each for entries up to three, and $5 each for additional entries. Students will receive 20% off this rate. Entry format is a print between 5x7 and 8x10 which must be matted/mounted with black or white border and without glass or frame. Entries submitted by mail must be postmarked by May 10 and addressed to Paige Holmes c/o AiM Photo Contest,

P.O. Box 66 Selmer, Tenn. 38375. Hand-delivered entries will be accepted 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on May 13-15 at 205 West Court Ave. in downtown Selmer. April 11 • McNairy-Chester Cattlemens monthly meeting The McNairy-Chester Cattlemens invites you to join them for their monthly meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Location is at Crazy K at Eastview (junction of 45 & 57) (formerly Risner’s Steakhouse) Bill Bracy (Allied Seed) will present program. Dinner cost share $5.00 per person. We will have a table at Stockdales grand opening Saturday April 6, if you would like to help please call me. If you have any question call Scott at 610-1753 or Hilda at 6456919. • Free Toe Nail Clinic Selmer Senior Center and West Tennessee Healthcare are cosponsoring a Toe Nail Clinic Thursday, April 11 at 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at the Senior Center. Please bring a towel and plastic dishpan. Clippings provided by MD’s will be based on condition of nails. For more information or a calendar of events, contact Hollie Knight at 645-7843. April 13 • GE to hold Spring Fling To retirees of General Electric in Selmer: GE will be holding a company picnic on Saturday, April 13 for current employees and retirees. The picnic will be held at the Crazy K Ranch in Michie, Tenn. with registration at 10:30, lunch to start at 11 a.m. and bingo to begin at 12:30. If you are a retiree and would like to attend, please call Tammy Knight 731-645-4673 ot RSVP. We will be accepting reservations until Monday, April 1. • Sulphur Springs Fire Dept. A fish fry and barbecue chicken will be served April 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Fire Department. Adults will be $12 and children $6. Register to win free fish or chicken dinner. • Finger Fire Dept. Fish Fry Finger Volunteer Fire Department will have their fish fry and barbecue chicken dinner on Sat., April 13 from 3 until 7 p.m. All you can eat, catfish or chicken with all the trimmings, and

homemade desserts. Adults $10, children $5. All proceeds will go towards the operating expenses of the Finger Fire Dept. • McNairy County Alumni Chili Supper and Auction The McNairy County Alumni Community Center will be sponsoring a Chili Supper and Auction, Saturday April 13, 2013. This event will be held at 500 Lipford Road, Selmer, TN from 6:00 p.m.--8:30p.m. Donations will be $5.00 a plate. The plate will consist of a hot dog with trimmings, bowl of chili, slaw, dessert and a drink. Will take orders to delivery. Call Ruth Warren-Murphy (6453572) or Theresa Shelton (6457595). April 14 • Fundraiser for Brittney Burkeen There will be a Mission Fundraiser for Brittney Burkeen of Ramer, Tenn. Spaghetti luncheon (Donations Only) on Sunday April 14th from 10:30 AM to 1:30PM at the Ramer Civic Center. Carry Out plates will be available. Brittney is a former MCHS student and attends BMC in Mississippi. She will be going to Asia for the summer on a mission trip. Come out and support her. Questions call 731-610-1444. April 18 • McNairy County Retired Teachers The McNairy County Retired Teachers will meet Thursday, April 18 at Selmer First Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. Everyone, who is a retired teacher in McNairy County is invited to attend. Please bring your favorite finger food and enjoy a program presented by County Mayor Ronnie Brooks. All members are asked to pay dues at this meeting or send your dues to Mary Jo Holmes by June 1, 2013. April 20 • Cemetery Cleanup The Gravel Hill - Huggins Cemetery cleaning will be April 20th beginning at 8 AM. All interested in the up keep of the cemetery please come and help. • Clay Wagoner Memorial Bluegrass Show The Clay Wagoner Memorial Bluegrass Show will be held Sat., April 20 beginning at 6 p.m. at “The Marty” in Adamsville, Tenn. Performers will include the host band Flatwoods, Crossroads and The Sparks Family. Concessions available. Donations taken for show expenses.

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April 23rd at 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Ages 2 ½ to 5 years old. For more information call 632-3870 church number, 668-5331 Mrs. Lisa Bishop, 632-4189, Mrs. Brenda Foley. April 27 • Good Hope BBQ The 6th Annual Good Hope Baptist Church BBQ Cook-off is set for Saturday, April 27th. It is held at the church, 678 Good Hope Church Rd., Adamsville, Tenn. Over $1,000 in prize money will be awarded. Divisions for cooking are Boston Butt/Pork Shoulder, Ribs, Chicken, and anything but. All meat must be cooked on site with wood or charcoal only. There is no entry fee for the contest. All cookers must be registered by Wednesday, April 17th. Call the church office (731-632-0379) for an entry form, leave a message, someone will return your call.

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Pam Carroll, volunteer coordinator for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, joins local RSVP Director Shirley Clark and McNairy County Mayor Ronnie Brooks in a signing ceremony in support of the Mayors’ Day of Recognition for National Service for the RSVP volunteers last Monday at Brooks’ office.

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Wednesday, april 10, 2013 April 22 & 23 • AARP Driver Safety Class Get a driver “tune up” with the AARP Driver Safety Program’s 8-hour refresher course scheduled April 22 and April 23 at the Selmer Senior Center, 230 N. Fifth Street in Selmer from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Everyone 50 years of age or older is invited to attend the class. Contact your insurance company for discounts on auto insurance. Space is limited, so register now. You will learn new driving strategies, ways our driving has changed, understanding the effects of aging on driving and way to reduce your chances of having a crash. This class is sopnsored by Home Banking Company of Selmer. For more information or to pre-register contact Hollie Knight at 645-7843. April 27 • MCHS Band Pancake Breakfast A pancake breakfast will be served at McNairy Central High School from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on April 27. Price will be $5 for pancakes, bacon, and drink (coffee, water, juice). • Finger Cemetery Clean Up The Finger Cemetery clean up day will be April 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. In case of rain, the clean up day will be May 4, 2013. Volunteers are needed to help in the clean up. Donations are needed for mowing and maintenance of the cemetery. Donations may be made at Home Banking Company or to any of the cemetery committee members. • Silent Auction Emerge will be hosting a silent auction on behalf of the American Cancer Society and the McNairy County Relay for Life on April 27, 2013 as part of the Black Out Cancer Gala. All of the funds raised from this particular event will be used to both continue the support of the ACS and to further the work of Relay for Life in our local community. Collections of both money and merchandise for the event are underway, and any assistance in making the Black Out Cancer event a success is appreciated. Tax deductible contributions will help both ACS and Relay for Life continue to help make life better for individuals in need, right here in our community. You may reach Rita Bellinger, at (731 610-0667 by April 15th to participate in the Black Out Cancer Gala & Silent Auction.

• The Search is on for 2013 Ms Tennessee Senior America Senior women age 60 and beyond are invited to participate in timeless beauty and style. Tennessee resident three months U.S. Citizen and prepared to compete in four categories: Interview, Talent, Evening Gown, and Philosophy of Life. This pageant will be held at Cumberland University Heydel Student Center on April 27, 2013 at 7 p.m. Application and information contact: Hollie Knight, Tennessee Senior Pageant Director, 731645-7843 or hdksenkiors@gmail. com PSA contact B. Walker 901837-2284. • 5th Annual Kings and Queens for the Cure Pageant In Memory of Aaron the Amazing, In honor of Zach Waggoner and every child fighting cancer. April 27, 2013 starting at 12:00 noon. The pageant will be held at The Marty in Adamsville. Early registration is $25 and the day of the pageant is $30. Categories start at newborn through Mrs. for females and Newborn through 5 years for boys. Forms are available at BJ Formals, Sparkle, and Formal Affairs all in Corinth. In Selmer forms are available at Hawk and Company. In Savannah at Pennie Lane’s and Little Angels. You can also download a form at foracurepageant.weebly.com. Beautiful Crowns, sashes and trophies will be awarded in each category. Most photogenic will be offered in each division with the overall Most Photogenic receiving a beautiful crown and trophy. Photographs can be a snapshot or professional. This year we are adding another category, each contestant can fund raise and bring in the money that they have collected for St. Jude. The contestant that raises the most money will receive a gorgeous full round crown and sash. Concessions will be offered and we will also be selling t-shirts with all proceeds going directly to Childhood Cancer research. Professional photographs will be offered also. For more information you can call Angie Stadinger at 731-646-1039 or Jayma Tidwell (Better Source Supply) at 731-632-9122. We have a website foracurepageant.weebly.com. You can download the form and mail it in. Any businesses or individuals who might be interested in sponsoring this, please call Angie and the number listed above.

IN LOVING MEMORY RICKY NEAL WHITAKER 6-25-1962 - 4-12-1999

God took a look around his garden and found an empty place. He took a look upon the Earth and saw your tired face. He put his arm around you brother and lifted you to rest. God’s garden must be beautiful for he only picks the best. God knows that you were tired and a cure was not to be, So he closed your weary eyelids and whispered come to me. With tearful eyes I watched you and saw you slip away. Although I loved you dearly I knew you couldn’t stay. It broke my heart to lose you but you never went alone, Part of me went with you on that day God called you home. If you have a brother cherish him with care. Because you will never feel a heartache, Until you see his vacant chair. Love Steve

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Wayne Jerrolds is in the house By Dorothy Goodrum Contributor

If you want to make me happy, make the folks who live in our home happy and you and I will be instant friends. Every month they look forward to the Tuesday afternoon to roll around and it is time for the Wayne Jerrrolds band to come and play. A few patient’s who have come to stay in our home and have been able to return home still come once a month for the pleasure of listening to the Wayne Jerrolds band. Bluegrass, Country and a few gospel

songs gets everyones foot to tapping and a smile on their faces. Mr. Wayne and his band, Gary Holland, Tom Cox, Neil English, Peck Boggs, Bobby Franks, Clarance Goodrum, and the famous Bo Jack Killingsworth come to entertain the folks who come to hear their special kind of music. On this day I always see lots of smiles and a few dance moves. They do this on their own time and the only pay they receive is a thank you and please play just one more. There is always a few songs they asked for ev-

erytime. Billie Joe Carroll loves the song, Butter Beans. Now, if you are a good southern born person you will like this song or at least the butter beans, along with your cornbread and turnip greens. Long Black Train is also a favorite of most of the patients. Some just want any song that features the banjo or the fiddle. Others like the

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phetamineDefendant Bound Over to Grand Jury. Schedule II Drugs: MFG,DEL,SELL,POSSDefendant Bound Over to Grand Jury. Promoting Methamphetamine Manufacture- Defendant Bound Over to Grand Jury. Johnathan B. Haggard- 460 County Hom Rd., Savannah, TN 38372- Probatin Volation - Probation Reinstated. Upon Payment $150 today. Ryan M. Himmler - 160 Freshwater Cove, Counce, TN 38326- Simple Poss/Casual Exchange- Fined $250 +Cost. Supervised Probation. To serve 48 hrs. Concurrent w/DUI Defendant to attend Drug and Alcohol Evaluation. Ryan M. Himmler - 160 Freshwater Cove, Counce, TN 38326- Schedule II DUI: First Offense- Fined $350+Cost. Sentenced to 48hrs. Supervised Probation. Drug and Alcohol Evaluation and counseling. Brandon Kreiselman - 420 Crabtree Rd., Selmer, TN 38375- Child Restraint- Under 4 - Dismissed on plea to other charge. Light Law - Motor Vehicle- Dismissed on plea to other charge. Tennessee License 30 day residency- Dismissed on plea to other charge. Joshua K. Abbott - 358 Ammons Rd., Selmer, TN 38375- Indecent ExposureDismissed upon plea to 39-17-310. Public Intoxication- Fined $25 +Cost. Supervised Probation. Sentenced to 24 hrs. Terry L. Mann - 2492 South Gin Rd., Ramer, TN 38367Domestic Assault- Dismissed on payment of cost. Supervised Probation. Chris Vandiver - 95 Fred Inman Rd., Holladay, TN 38341- Sexual Battery by Authority Figure- Defendant waived preliminary hearing. Case bound over to Grand Jury. Ritchie Cunningham 5400 Leapwood Enville Rd., Adamsville, TN 38310Driving While License Revoked- 2nd or SubsequentDismissed on payment of cost. Supervised Probation Angela M. Frazier - 116

Lynn Street, Adamsville, TN 38310- Probation Violation- Probation Reinstated to start a new to 45 days jail concurrent with other sentence. Gary W. Cobb - 1227 Refuge Rd., Bethel Springs, TN 38315- Simple Possession/ Casual Exchange- Bound over to Grand Jury JT Wilburn - 2665 Hwy 142, Selmer, TN 38375DUI: First Offense- Fined $350+Cost. Sentenced to 48hrs. Supervised Probation. Drug and Alcohol Evaluation and Couseling. Justin D. Parrish - 780 Russom Rd., Finger, TN 38334- Vandalism (Up to $500)- Fined $10+Cost. Supervised Probation. Assault – Attempt- Dismissed on payment of cost to State. Victim failed to Appear for court. Jerry L. Fowler - 2011 Buena Vista Rd., Bethel Springs, TN 38315- Domestic Assault - Supervised Probation.Simple Poss/Casual ExchangeFined $250+Cost. Sentenced to 30 days. Attend and complete Teen Challenge.Unlaw Drug Paraphernalia- Attempt - Fined $150+Cost. Supervised Probation. Sentenced to 30 days. Attend and complete Teen Challenge . Timothy P. McClain Driving While License Revoked- Fined $50+Cost. Supervised Probation. Sentenced to 24hrs. Do not drive in TN for 6 months. Larry Holland - 485 Melvin Qualls Rd., Michie, TN 38357- Domestic Assault- Fined $50+Cost. Supervised Probation. Sentenced to 15hrs. John C. Burks - 9459 Hwy 22 South, Michie, TN 38357- Harassment. Coercion of Witness-Sol. Kelvin Bobo - 14 CR. 749, Walnut, MS 38683- Public Intoxication- Fined $25+Cost. Supervised Probation. Justin Hillis - 3836 Guys Chewalla Rd., Guys, TN 38339 - Driving Without License Supervised Probation.

of us. If you want to see a smile just mention it is almost time for the Wayne Jerrolds band. I know my words and thank you is very small compared to what you do for us, but we sure appreciate you and thank you are all very special, so please keep smiling, playing and could you pass those butter beans. Until next time.

folks leave with a smile on their face and a dance in their feet. When you see patients tapping their feet who have been very sick that week, well that, my friend, is a good day. Jimmy Kirby, who we call “the sheriff of the house”, smiled and clapped for every song. Mr. Wayne and your famous band, you are very special people to all

good old southern gospel songs such as, “If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again.” Mr. Wayne and his bands plays them all with a smile and when it is time to go we can usually get them to play just one more. I really appreciate these kind men who, for one afternoon every month, come to our home and make a lot of

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Bobcat short stop Marcus Nash makes the play to first against the Wildcats from Fayette Ware. By Brian Azevedo Sports Writer

Both the Bobcat baseball and softball teams played host to Fayette Ware from Somerville, Tenn., and both came away with the district sweeps.

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After a little delay waiting on the Lady Wildcats to arrive, the Lady Bobcats wasted no time jumping out to an early lead and never looking back. Senior Mikaela Rowland got things started in the bottom of the first when the Bobcats would go on to push across six runs getting started with a big lead. Allison Dillon got the call in the circle for the Bobcats and pitched well, only giving up one run in a com-

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plete game effort. Dillon recorded eight strikeouts on her way to the district win. With the strong pitching in place, the Lady Cats went on to score three runs in each the third and fourth inning, ending the first game of the day 12-1 in favor of the home team. FWHS: 0 0 0 1 0 – 01 4 9 MCHS: 6 0 3 3 x – 12 9 0 (MCHS) (Hitting) Laralee Williams: 0-1; Allie Ray: 0-2; Mikaela Rowland: 1-2, 1 R; Molly Grace King: 1-1, 1 RBI, 1 R; Macee Taylor: 1-1; Khaila Lynum: 0-1; Kelly Moore: 1-2; Lily Nixon: 0-1, 1 R; Addison King: 1 R; Allison Dillon: 2-3, 3 RBI, 2 R; Makayla Holley: 1-2, 1 RBI, 1 R; Montana Petigrew: 0-1; Jennifer Jones: 1-2, 2 R; Sarah Stanfield: 1-2, 2 RBI, 1 R;

Kelly Beth Earnest: 2 R (Pitching) Allison Dillon: 5 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 8 K

Lady Bobcats 14 Lady Wildcats

Lady Cards lose heartbreaker By Brian Azevedo Sports Writer

The Lady Cardinals traveled to Waynesboro, Tenn., and lost a hard fought battle with the Lady Cats.

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Lady Cards pitcher Parker Davis had a tough task coming into the game against the Lady Cats. She gave up four runs in the first inning but then settled down and held the Lady Cats scoreless for the rest of the contest. It was up to the Lady Cardinals offense to win the game. Adamsville fought and scored two runs in the top of the second then one in the top the fourth, but that is all they would be able to push across. Although shut down by Davis after the first inning, the four runs scored would be enough to beat the Lady Cards. AHS: 0 2 0 1 0 – 3 9 0 WCHS: 4 0 0 0 x – 4 5 0

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In game two it was Kelly Beth Earnest who got the call to throw for the Lady Cats. Earnest gave up only one hit in her two innings of work and let her offense carry her to the win. The Lady Cats offense never slowed down. After putting up 12 runs in the first game, the Lady Cats started the second game right scoring seven runs in the opening frame. After matching their efforts in the second and bringing their lead to 14-0, the game was

(AHS) (Hitting) Whitney Wrzesniewski: 1-3; Samantha Oaks: 1-3; Parker Davis: 1-3; Olivia Johnson: 1-3; Gabby Morris: 1-3, 1 R; Lilly Webb: 1-2, 2 RBI, 1 R; Anna Johnson: 1-3, 1 R; Taylor Hutton: 1-2; Bailey Wicker: 1-1, 1 RBI (Pitching) Parker Davis: 4 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 K

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Independent Appeal’s 29th Annual Baseball Spectacular kicks off today By Brian Azevedo Sports Writer

The 29th Annual Independent Appeal Baseball Spectacular begins today and will feature Adamsville, McNairy Central and eight other teams. The Bolivar Central Tigers, Chester County Eagles, Hardin County Tigers, Lexington Tigers, Scotts Hill Lions, South Side Hawks, Trinity Christian Academy Lions and the Waverly Central Tigers will all journey to McNairy County to do battle for the coveted Independent Appeal Baseball Spectacular Championship Trophy. The first games will be played at Adamsville and McNairy Central high schools at 4 p.m., and the tournament will conclude with the championship on Saturday night at MCHS. Admission for the event is $5, and tournament t-shirts will be on sale for $15. The

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McNairy Central falls to Lexington By Stephanie Parsons Sports Writer

The McNairy Central boys soccer team traveled to Lexington last Tuesday to battle the Tigers. The Tigers proved to be stiff competition for the Bobcats, and MCHS was unable to bring home the win. Lexington 4 McNairy Central 0 The Bobcats looked to be equally matched in the beginning of the first half, but that was soon to change.

Though the Bobcats have a very strong defense, their offense is what is lacking in their game and inevitably making them fall short in points. MCHS was triumphant in blocking the opposing team from making their shots count, but the Bobcats also failed in making the goals themselves. Bobcat players were successful in making several defensive stops, as well as goalkeeper Tyler Henry with some effective saves. For MCHS it was a devastating loss to the Tigers with a final score, 0-4 Lexington.

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Lions claw the Cards By Stephanie Parsons Sports Writer

Last Friday the Adamsville Cardinals tennis team hosted Trinity Christian Academy for a mid season match-up. The Lady Cards were unsuccessful in their battle against the Lions, as were the Cardinals.

Trinity Christian Academy(G) 8 Adamsville(G) 1

In the girls singles division there was only one win for the set, played by Ali Gean, who defeated Kennedy Brookfield, 8-3. Darby Congiardo lost to Lindy Tatum, 6-8. Hayley Edmundson was defeated by Mary Neil Sparks, 0-8. Allison Smarsh was unsuccessful in her match to Lauren Presley, 1-8. Crystal Lewis was beat by Hollie Sisk, 4-8. Hannah Gray was defeated by Adalaide Russell, 3-6. It was a loss for all three matches played by the Lady Cardinals in the doubles division. Congiardo and Gean were defeated by Tatum and Brookfield , 5-8. Edmundson and Smarsh lost to Sparks and Presley, 3-8. For Lewis and Gray it was a loss as well against their opponents Sisk and Russell, 1-6.

Trinity Christian Academy(B) 7 Adamsville(B) 0

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Adamsville completes sweep of Madison By Brian Azevedo Sports Writer

The Cardinals were able to come away with the big district sweep against the Mustangs of Jackson, Tenn.

Adamsville 3 Madison 2

Both offenses had trouble getting started and it was a pitchers’ duel to start the game at Adamsville. The Mustangs were able to get on the board first, pushing a run across in the fourth inning. The Cards wasted no time getting it right back, scoring one of their own in the bottom of the fourth. Adamsville gave up yet another run as the Mustangs were able to push another one across in the fifth, but they quickly answered with two more of their own in the bottom of the inning. That was all the redbirds would need as they held tight on the mound and came away with the 3-2 district win. MHS: 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 – 2 4 2 AHS: 0 0 0 1 2 0 x – 3 7 2 (AHS) (Hitting) John Reed Odom: 1-3; Canon Smith: 1-3, 1 R; Josh Chappell: 1-3; Jacob Wallis: 1-3, 2 RBI, 1 R; Alex McSwain: 0-3; Dustin Neil: 2-3; Trevor Griffin: 1-2, 1 RBI; Carson Hopkins: 0-2; Ben Chrestman: 0-2, 1 RBI (Pitching) John Reed Odom: 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 9 K Staff Photo by Brian Azevedo

John Reed Odom attempts to leg out the bunt in the Cards’ sweep of district rival Madison.

Adamsville 19 Madison 06

The Cardinals traveled to Jackson for their second battle against the Mustangs and took no time getting the offense going. Adamsville’s offense exploded and went on to score ten runs in the first two innings, jumping out to a huge lead. After scoring four more in the top of the third, the Cardinals looked to put this game away quickly with the run rule, 15 runs after three innings, but the Mustangs would not give up easily. The Cardinals allowed the Mustangs to push across four runs in the bottom of the third, eliminating the run rule. However, the redbirds were not done. They jumped out quickly again and scored five more runs in the top of the fifth, and even though they gave up two in the bottom half, the Cardinals sealed the Mustangs’ fate and left with the district win. AHS: 2 8 4 0 5 – 19 13 2 MHS: 0 0 4 0 2 – 06 05 4

(AHS) (Hitting) John Reed Odom: 1-2, 2 RBI, 3 R; Tyler Melton: 1-2, 1 RBI, 1 R; Canon Smith: 2-3, 1 RBI, 1 R; Jacob Wallis: 2-4, 3 RBI, 3 R; Stone Lipford: 1-1, 1 RBI; Josh Chappell: 0-1, 2 R; Grayson Chandler: 0-2; Alex McSwain: 1-3, 1 RBI; Dakota Banks: 0-1; Dustin Neil: 1-2, 1 RBI, 1 R; Laderrick Means: 0-1, 1 R; Trevor Griffin: 1-2, 3 RBI, 1 R; Ben Chrestman: 1-1, 1 RBI, 1 R; Carson Hopkins: 0-1, 1 RBI, 1 R; Onri Damron: 1-1, 2 RBI, 3 R; Ross Burcham: 0-3; Jake Baker: 1-1, 1 R (Piching) Jacob Wallis: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 2 K; Austin Cotner: 2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 3 BB, 1 K; Stone Lipford: 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K

Bobcats hang on against Lions By Brian Azevedo Sports Writer

McNairy Central played host to the Trinity Christian Lions from Jackson, Tenn., and held on for the big win.

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The Bobcats started the game on a rough note defensively but became better as the game went on. They jumped out early on offense, with a big home run from catcher Justin Roberts. Roberts’ three-run shot put the Bobcats on top, and they would battle to stay there. Matt Chandler and the Bobcat pitching staff held the Lions at bay. After scoring one in the first and one in the third, the Lions were held scoreless for the next three innings. TCA was able to push across two more in the top of the seventh, but it was not enough to overtake the Bobcats, and McNairy held on for the win. TCA: 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 – 4 5 0 MCHS: 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 – 6 5 5 (MCHS) (Hitting) Marcus Nash: 0-3; Jacob Mullins: 0-3, BB; Austin Pace: 0-3; Kirby Tacker: 1 R; Justin Roberts: 2-3, 3 RBI, 1 R, HR; Parker Adams: 1 R; Matt Chandler: 0-2, 2 BB; Chase Smith: 1-2, BB; Clay Dancer: 0-2, BB; Jonathan Nixon: 1-3, 2B, 1 R; Tyler Wells: 1-2, 1 RBI, 2 R, HBP (Pitching) Matt Chandler: 6 1/3 IP; 3 R, 2 ER, 4 H, BB, 6 K; Jonathan Nixon: 2/3 IP; 1 R, 1 H, 1 K

Staff Photo by Brian Azevedo

Clay Dancer stands in against the tough Lion pitching. Dancer was held hitless in the game but reached base on a walk.

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Wednesday, April 10 AHS vs Hardin Co. - 4 p.m.

Saturday, April 13

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Cardinals caged by Tigers By Stephanie Parsons Sports Writer

The Adamsville Cardinals traveled to Lexington last Thursday to battle against the Tigers. The Cards failed in their attempt to bring home the win, the final score 0-7, Lexington.

Lexington 7 Adamsville 0

The first half of the game, the Cardinals’ offense kept driving the ball down the middle, and Lexington’s defense managed to block the Cards time after time from scoring a goal. The end of the first half came to a close Cardinals, zero, and the Tigers up by three. Nathan Skinner, goalkeeper for the Cards, managed a total of eight saves for his team. In the second half Adamsville was unable to bounce back and gain a goal, unfortunately. However, the Tigers managed to get four by the redbirds. The battle ended between Adamsville and Lexington with a final score of 0-7, Tigers.

Liberty 7 Adamsville 0

Last Tuesday the Cardinals hoped to have the home field advantage against Liberty, but it would be a loss for the Cards in this mid-season battle. Adamsville started out strong with great defensive stops by Quinton Brasher and Dustin Plunk. Liberty’s offense was much stronger than the Cards’ and took an early lead in the first half, 4-0. In the second half Adamsville failed to gain the offense and keep it long enough to score. During the second half the Cardinals played stronger and harder, but Liberty managed to outmaneuver the Cards in smart offensive plays. The match came to a close with a final score of 0-7, Liberty.

Staff Photo By Stephanie Parson

Quinton Brasher dribbles as his opponent tries to take possession of the ball.

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Bobcats sweep Jackson rivals By Stephanie Parsons Sports Writer

The McNairy Central Bobcats hosted Trinity Christian Academy last Monday where the boys and girls tennis teams were victorious in a match played at Selmer City Park.

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After being undefeated this entire season until last week the Bobcats have come back strong. In the girls singles division Shelby Kennedy defeated Lindy Tatum, 8-3. Mallorie Sweat was successful in her match against Kennedy Brookfield, 8-3. Gabi Owens was triumphant in her conquest against Mary Neil Sparks, 8-0. Rylee Smith won her match against Lauren Presley, 8-2. Kaitlyn Gray defeated her opponent Hollie Sisk to win her match, 8-1. In the girls doubles matches the Bobcats were just as successful. Kennedy and Smith won against Tatum and Brookfield,8-2. Sweat and Owens defeated Sparks and Presley, 8-1.

McNairy Central(B) Trinity(B)

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In the singles action on the boys side the Bobcats handled their competition with ease. Adam Harris defeated Jace Osborne, 8-0. Sam Pierce, Grant Goodman and Hunter Foote all won their matches 8-1 against their opponents.

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called and McNairy Central recorded their second, much needed, district win.

Michael Roberson was victorious in his match against Jack Cottrell, 8-0. In the boys doubles Harris and Pierce beat their rival, 8-1. Goodman and Foote were successful as well, winning their match, 8-2.

McNairy Central(G) Madison(G)

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McNairy Central(B) Madison(B)

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The MCHS tennis team traveled to Jackson to battle Madison where they gained a double win for the Bobcats. In the girls singles Shelby Kennedy, Gabi Owens and Anna Grave Hively defeated their opponents, 8-1. Rylee Smith and Kaitlyn Gray were victorious in their matches, 8-2. For the girls doubles Kennedy and Smith were successful in their battle for victory, 8-6. Owens and Gray defeated their Madison opponents, 8-1.

MCHS boys team annihilated the Madison team with Sam Pierce, Grant Goodman and Hunter Foote all winning their matches, 8-0. Adam Harris defeated his opponent, 8-1. For the boys doubles action Harris and Pierce were successful in their match up against Madison, 8-1. Foote and Goodman won their set against Galvin and Bennet, 8-4. With the Bobcats back at the top of their game, Tuesday’s match at the Selmer City Park against the Adamsville Cardinals will be one that shouldn’t be missed.

Bobcats crush Liberty

(Hitting) Marcus Nash: 1-3, 2 R, HBP; Jacob Mullins: 0-1, 1 R, 2 HBP; Austin Pace: 1-2, 1 R, BB; Justin Roberts: 0-2; Matt Chandler: 2-3, 3 R, 1 RBI, 2B; Stuart Littlejohn: 1 R; Chase Smith: 1-3; Clay Dancer: 2-3, 3 RBI; Jonathan Nixon: 1-4, 1 R, 1 RBI; Tyler Wells: 0-1, 1 R, 1 RBI (Pitching) Parker Adams: 5 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 2 K

FWHS: 0 0 – 00 1 2 MCHS: 7 7 – 14 9 0

By Brian Azevedo Sports Writer

The Lady Bobcats traveled to Jackson, Tenn., and came away with a big district win against the Lady Crusaders of Liberty.

Bobcats 10 Wildcats 00

(MCHS) (Hitting) Kelly Beth Earnest: 2-2, 1 RBI, 1 R; Laralee Williams: 0-1, 2 R; Molly Grace King: 2 R; Lily Nixon: 1-1, 1 RBI, 1 R; Addison King: 2-2, 1 R; Khaila Lynum: 1-2, 1 R; Sarah Stanfield: 2-2, 3 RBI, 2 R; Allie Ray: 1-1, 1 R; Makayla Holley: 1 R (Pitching) Kelly Beth Earnest: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 5 K

Bobcats 10 Wildcats 00

Over on the larger diamond, the Bobcats were also playing host to Fayette Ware and playing well. Parker Adams would get the start against the Wildcats and put together another great performance on the mound. Adams recorded two strikeouts and only gave up three hits in five solid innings of work. Adams got help from the Bobcat bats, as they quickly jumped out to a 6-0 lead, scoring three runs in each of the first two innings. McNairy never looked back. They pressed on and pushed four more runs across, ending the game in five innings and securing the district win. FWHS: 0 0 0 0 0 – 00 3 2 MCHS: 3 3 1 1 2 – 10 8 0 (MCHS)

Staff Photo By Stephanie Parsons

Lady Bobcat Mallorie Sweat hits the volley with a chip and charge.

It was the same story in the second game of the day when Clay Dancer took the mound for the Bobcats and went on to shut down the Wildcats. Dancer recorded six strikeouts while only allowing one hit in five innings of work. The Bobcats offense stayed hot through out the second game, but they did not put the game away until late. Going into the bottom of the fourth with a three run lead, the Bobcats jumped on the Wildcats and scored four runs, essentially putting the game out of reach. With Dancer holding strong on the mound, the Bobcats would go on to score three more in the bottom of the fifth to end the game via run rule and walk away with the district sweep.

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The Lady Bobcats took the old saying, early and often, to heart in their district match-up against Liberty. The Lady Bobcats got a big start from Molly Grace King and Kelly Beth Earnest, who together recorded seven hits and continued to score in bunches throughout the game. McNairy scored three runs in the first and second, two in the third and the fifth, and finished the game by pushing four across in the seventh inning. Kelly Beth Earnest, who got the start for the Lady Cats, was in her groove on the rubber. Earnest had only one blemish on her score line ,letting the Lady Crusaders push two runs across in the fourth inning. With the offense scoring at will, that was all Earnest needed to pick up the district win. MCHS: 3 3 2 0 2 0 4 – 14 18 0 LHS: 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 – 02 04 3

FWHS: 0 0 0 0 0 – 00 01 1 MCHS: 1 1 1 4 3 – 10 10 0 (MCHS) (Hitting) Marcus Nash: 0-2, BB; Jacob Mullins: 2 R, BB, HBP; Austin Pace: 0-1, 1 R; Kirby Tacker: 1-1, 2 R; Justin Roberts: 0-2; Blake McCalvin: 0-1, 2 RBI, BB; Caleb Kennedy: 1-1, 1 RBI, 2B; Parker Adams: 1-1, 1 R, 1 RBI; Matt Chandler: 1-3, 1 RBI, 1 R; Stuart Littlejohn: 1-1, 1 RBI, 2B; Chase Smith: 1-1, 1 R, 3B; Clay Dancer: 2-2, 1 R; Jonathan Nixon: 2-3, 2 RBI, 2 2B, 1 R; Tyler Wells: 0-2 (Pitching) Clay Dancer: 5 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 6 K

(MCHS) (Hitting) Molly Grace King: 4-5, 2 RBI, 3 R; Kelly Beth Earnest: 3-5, 2 RBI, 2 R; Khaila Lynum: 1-5, 1 R; Kelly Moore: 2-3, 3 RBI, HR, 1 R; Allie Ray: 0-1; Mikaela Rowland: 3-4, 3 R; Lily Nixon: 1-3, 1 RBI, 2 R; Makayla Holley: 0-3, 1 R; Jennifer Jones: 2-4, 2 RBI; Sarah Stanfield: 2-3, 1 RBI, 1 R; Addison King: 0-1 (Pitching) Kelly Beth Earnest: 7 IP; 4 H, 2 R, 10 K

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Lady Bobcats fall to Alcorn Central

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Cards fall to the Eagles By Brian Azevedo Sports Writer

Adamsville traveled to Henderson, Tenn., last Friday to take on the Eagles from Chester County.

Chester Co. 8 Adamsville 4

Adamsville gave up a run early but fought their way back to take a 4-1 lead after the third inning. Josh Chappell was solid on the mound and kept the Cardinals in good position to win the game. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, the bats were not able to stay hot, and the pitching broke down. Adamsville was not able to push a run across after the four run third inning and held the lead going into the bottom of the sixth. That is when the Eagles broke loose and pushed six runs across, taking the win from the Cardinals. AHS: 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 – 4 05 2 CCHS: 1 0 0 0 1 6 x – 8 12 3

Allison Dillon throws a strike against a tough opponent. By Brian Azevedo

that is where it would stay. Until late in the top of the eighth inning, Alcorn Central was able to get the best of starting pitcher Kelly Beth Earnest and was able to push across five runs in the inning. The Lady Cats could not get the bats together to answer in the bottom half of the inning and dropped the tough game against the Lady Golden Bears.

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Alcorn Central made the short trip to McNairy Central from Corinth, Miss., and went home with the win.

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The Lady Cats had a tough match on their hands as the well coached Lady Golden Bears came to town. The game was tight. Neither team would give way. McNairy was able to score one in the bottom of the first and one in the bottom of the third to take a 2-1 lead going into the fourth inning. In the top of the fourth the Lady Bears were able to tie the game at two, and

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(AHS) (Hitting) John Reed Odom: 1-4, 1 R; Canon Smith: 1-2, 1 R; Josh Chappell: 0-3; Jacob Wallis: 2-3, 2 RBI; Alex McSwain: 0-3; Dustin Neil: 1-2, 2 RBI; Trevor Griffin: 0-3; Tyler Melton: 0-3, 1 R; Onri Damron: 0-1; Laderrick Means: 1 R (Pitching) Josh Chappell: 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K; John Reed Odom: 1 IP; 5 H, 3 R, BB, 2 K

Staff Photo by Brian Azevedo

Josh Chappell heads out into the field. Chappell finished against the Eagles with three strikeouts in five innings of work.

Spectacular From Page 1B tournament raises approximately $4,000 annually for Adamsville and McNairy Central’s baseball programs. Several intriguing match-ups in this year’s tournament include a clash of the Tigers when Lexington and Hardin County meet up tonight at MCHS. The tournament is shaping up to be memorable, as both Adamsville and McNairy Central try to bring the title back to the county. Tournament history proves this is a difficult task. In 2012 Chester County won it for the second year in a row and is looking for a third with this year’s team.

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Bethel Springs Art Club shows off new tshirts

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(Front Row) Jacob Hysmith, Meriah Walk, Kailie Lott, and Bailey Turner (Back Row) Mrs. Anita Graves, Brittany Nixon, Sydney Perrigo, Jamie Johnson, Dustin Ellsworth, Josiah Sanders, and Caleb McClain members of the Bethel Springs Art Club are seen wearing the shirt designed by Jamie Johnson in the Legacy Hospice Contest. Johnson received his shirt for winning the contest. The other members received their shirts from their art teacher as a Valentine’s gift. These shirts promote Jamie’s work and establish a stronger bond with the club.

Bethel Springs Elementary School Honor Roll, Principal’s List Honor Roll 3rd Nine Weeks \2012-2013 3rd Grade Amber Burney Lillie Harstin Kaylee Hurst Alicea Klinck Brenden Mehr Nick Morris Gavin Plunk Tyler Plunk Myles Rankin Morgan Reeves Gregory Sprague Alli Stephenson Christopher Tomazewski Emily Wagoner 4th Grade Kylee Brown Jade Lehman Eric Nathans Jurnee Prather Yamilet Sandria Richy Sosa Kaylee Wiggins

5th Grade Adam Davis Trevor Ferrell Eve Foret Zachary Foster Ruth Harstin Trent Heathcock Lainey Hensley Colton Judd Tyler Martin Brittany Miller Tyler Nicholson Natalie Patterson

Catherin Reed Emma Spencer Katie Turner

6th Grade Kelly Apuzzo Tabitha Apuzzo Faith Bizzell Brandon Horner Claire Ingle Mason McClain Justin Plunk Hannah Weatherly

3rd Grade Will Bargas Cole Savage

7th Grade Clint Isbell Evan Lamberth Emily PhillipsHarmon

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8th Grade Daniel Harstin Thomas Stevens Taylor Weatherford Gabby Wiggins Principal’s List 2nd Nine Weeks 2012

4th Grade Chad Angell Kaylee Benton Mark Burns Joey Butterfield Haven Gray Paige Isbell Ryan Lancaster Walker Massesgill Jasper Sanders

5th Grade Austin Bizzell John Droke Dylan Kidd Mallory Wagoner 6th Grade Ainsley Ervin Gabby Green Hailey Johnson Abby Jones Madelyn Pearson Ashlyn Smith 7th Grade Beau Barnes Angela Hager Hunter Joyner Brittany Nixon Amber Rajaniemi Mayson Roach 8th Grade Dylan Crabb Avery Davis Amelia Lamberth Sydney Perrigo

Breakfast Apr - 10 Sausage Bagel Pizza or Yogurt Parfait Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 11 Mini Pancakes Cereals, Variety Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 12 Sausage & Biscuit Cereals, Variety Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 15 French Toast Sticks Cereals, Variety Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 16 Chicken & Biscuit Cereals, Variety Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 17 Sausage Breakfast Pizza or Yogurt Parfait Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Elementary Schools Lunch Apr - 10 Cheese Sticks/ Sauce or Mini Burgers or Barbecued Chicken/Roll French Fries Broccoli/Cheese Sauce Glazed Sweet Potatoes Garden Salad Mandarin Oranges Fresh Fruit Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 11 Pepperoni Stuffed Crust Pizza or Deli Sandwich or Rotel Chicken/Spanish Rice French Fries Baby Carrots / Ranch Dressing

Green Beans Garden Salad Diced Peaches Fresh Fruit Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 12 Pepperoni Wedge Pizza or Breaded Chicken Sandwich or Soft Shell Taco French Fries Whole Kernel Corn Refried Beans Garden Salad Pineapple Tidbits Fresh Fruit Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 15 Fiestada Pizza or Chicken Nuggets/ Roll or Crispito/ Cheese Sauce French Fries Cheesy Potatoes Lima Beans Garden Salad Blushing Pears Fresh Fruit Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 16 Pepperoni Stuffed Crust Pizza or Steak & Gravy/Roll or Sloppy Joe French Fries Fluffy Whipped Potatoes Green Beans Garden Salad Applesauce Fresh Fruit Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 17 Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza or Grilled Chicken Sandwich or Corn Dog French Fries Baked Potato Broccoli/Cheese Sauce Garden Salad Diced Strawberry Cups Fresh Fruit Choice of Juice Choice of Milk High Schools

2013-2014 Cheer Squads Announced

The PawPrint is a publication of the McNairy Central High School Journalism Department. The views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of the administration, faculty or staff.

EDITOR Aaron Friend REPORTER: Kaitlyn Boggs ADVISER Lisa Forsythe

UPCOMING EVENTS:

April 10 •BB Independent Appeal Tourney •Progress Reports April 11 •SOC JCM H •Basketball Banquet @ Crazy K 6:00 April 12 •Junior Class Mtg during HR •SB Alcorn A April 13 •ACT 8:00 April 15 •BsB Chester Co H •SB Liberty H •Sophomore Class Mtg during HR April 16 •BsB Chester Co A •SB Hardin Co A •SOC Southside H •TEN Bolivar A •Jazz and Percussion Concert 7:00 April 17 •BsB Hardin Co H

photo by Lisa Forsythe

photo by Lisa Forsythe

Lunch Apr - 10 Mini Burgers or Chicken Pot Pie French Fries Steamed Broccoli Garden Salad Diced Peaches Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 11 Breaded Chicken Sandwich or Spaghetti/Breadstick Fluffy Whipped Potatoes Green Peas Garden Salad Baked Apples Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 12 Pepperoni Wedge Pizza or Soft Shell Taco/Salsa French Fries Pinto Beans Garden Salad Diced Strawberry Cups Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Lunch Apr - 15 Chicken Rings/Roll or Deli Wrap Fluffy Whipped Potatoes Black Eye Peas Garden Salad Mixed Fruit Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 16 Sausage Stuffed Crust Pizza or BeefA-Roni/Roll Potato Rounds Glazed Carrots Garden Salad Blushing Pears Choice of Juice Choice of Milk Apr - 17 Traveling Taco/ Salsa or Barbecued Chicken/Roll Sweet Potato Souffle Whole Kernel Corn Garden Salad Orange Wedges Choice of Juice Choice of Milk

Cheerleadering tryouts were held on Friday, March 29. Selected for the football squad were TOP (L to R) Row 1: Abbey Brown, Megan Johnson, Molly George, Amanda Terwilliger, Madison Roach, Gabbi Owens, and Averi Yalda Row 2: Makayla Belk, Mollie Nash, Taylor Wallace, Brooke Southern, Maggie Whitaker, Kassy Brush, Jill Whirley, Haley Sellers, and Jana Woodruff. Selected for the basketball squad were BOTTOM: (L to R) Andrea Channell, Mackenzie Stone, Sarah Grace Carroll, Rachel Smith, Payton Henley, Tessa Tucker, Kylee Ellsworth, Anna Collins. NOT Pictured: Lauren Ingle, Wynter Miller, Alexis Wynn, Macee Rowland, Taylor Parmely, Jada Herring, Gabriella Wiggins, and Frakia Robinson.


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mchs third quarter honor roll Honor Roll Seniors Acqu` Aria Bradley Lane Brewer Jonathon Clifton Tyler Crowe Mark Crowe Morgan Eskew Ariel Graham Deven Graham Devin Holt Christi Hurst Madison Jobe Jennifer Leatherwood Stuart Littlejohn Brandon Martin Charlie Rankin Cayla Redmon Revosea Richardson DZ Robinson Shawna Roten Mikaela Rowland Dreyfus Sain Blake Sweat Anna Kate Whitley Zipporah Woods Juniors Diana Amaya

Melporsha Chappell Dustin Cleveland Alex Cox Mike Dealmeida Andrew Dunn Ryan Durbin Sam Hawkins Tyler Henry Valerie Jones Luke Kennedy Caitlyn King James Martin Blake McCalvin Wynter Miller Juan Miranda Garrett Penna Landon Redmon Dylan Riggs Cody Russell Christa Sides Casey Smith Tori Smith Hunter Steele Joseph Sullivan Cassie Waddell Kristen Wilkins Logan Williams Destiny Wilson Jessica Wolford

Sophomores Andrew Atkinson Nicole Ayres Bailey Bennett Trudy Berryman Douglas Butler Andrea Channell Damon Dale Kelly Ernest Kaitlyn Grantham Kaitlyn Gray Blake Hamm Karissa Heathcock China Klene Will Latham Matthew Maness Kamryn Mazzoccoli Osvaldo Pineda Max Sellers Lauren Steele Marco Vaughn Alex Weatherford William Whitley Patene Wiggins Freshmen Emma Foret Daylen Gardner Bryant James

Seniors Aven, Mikaila Axley, Amber Brasher, Quinten Congiardo, Darby Day, Bridgett Elrod, Blake Frazier, Dalton Hanks, Aranda Hutton, Taylor Jackson, Samantha Killingsworth, Seth Lusk, Jonah Meek, Lauren Milford, Daniel Plunk, Bobby Plunk, Dustin Prather, Elijah Pyron, Brandon Robinson, Mia Scott, Toni Warshaw, Josh Wicker, Bailey Woolworth, Zach Juniors Baker, Nicholas Boone, Amber Carroll, Brittany Cooper, Anna Crain, Britney Davis, Amber

Apostolic:

Principal’s List Seniors Joey Bakeer Emily Baker Jimmy Bearden Amy Britt Breanna Burge Hunter Burns William Carlin Connie Clough Laura Beth Coleman Joshua Collins Amber Cook Cameron Dabbs Kooper Davis Wyatt Eason Justin Fortune Aaron Friend Ladenna Harville

Russell, Dakota Smarsh, Allison Stanford, Tasha Woods, Alexis Wright, Kanesha

ajhs / ahs honor roll Honor Roll

Garrett King Tanner Kinkennon Hannah Kiser Travon McClendon Ansley Moore Matalyn Nasalroad Renee Nathans Terry Oliver Cody Peeler Hayden Smith Briley Taylor Bryce Youngerman

Dilworth, Shakeema Edmondson, Hayley Griffin, Trevor Johnson, Anna Kilburn, Nicholas Lard, Justin McKenzie, Ezra Sanders, Shellby Soto, Samantha Trumble, Anthony Tucker, Trey Walker, Caitlyn Sophomores Austin, Rachel Bernier, Brandon Busse, Shadden Campbell, Tucker Clausel, Dylan Cline, Cameron Durbin, Shiloh Edge, William Gean, Ali Harville, Kerby Hill, Makayla Howell, Morgana Kanavel, Christian Lambert, Anderson Lambertus, Shianne Linam, Mary Mack, Matthew Martin, Zachary McCammon, Brooke Niukkanen, Ashley

Freshmen Ayra, Candace Blakney, Kenly Bridges, Jessica Collins, Sarah Davila, Corina Dickerson, Kendall Ganus, Ethan Gray, Chancy Hanks, James Hill, Kelsey Isbell, Hannah Johnson, Bethany Patel, Rajan Prather, Shelbie Reid, Hunter Ritchie, Destiny Ruth, Cannon Salvucci, Rhiannon Seaton, Alex Wallin, Jacob Ward, Brianna Wickersheim, Brittney Woolworth, Molly Eighth-Grade Brown, Spencer Crowe, Megan Curtis, Breanna Henson, Eric Jones, Allissa Jones, Trevor

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Marcus Hensley Melanie Hester Makayla Holley William Hurst Macie Ingle Amanda Johnson Melony Johnson Cody Jones Lindsey Joyner Kristen Kennedy Shelby Kennedy Sara Kiestler Dustin King Tyler Lowrance Houston Martin Kelley Moore Jacob Mullins Marcus Nash Felecia Orr Heather Parmely Caitlin Petty Brittany Rickman Joey Sanders Dakota Simmons Colton Smith Haley Sorrell Jessica Stevens Kenyatta Strickland Charity Surratt Macee Taylor Brian Thacker Brandon Thurman Jordan Waffird

Linam, William Meeks, Cody Naron, Emily Salvucci, Kyla Smith, Laken Stewart, Mykayla Taylor, Dustin Wilkins, Jamie Seventh-Grade Adams, Jayden Bishop, Seth Carroll, Kylie Cherry, Tucker Elwell, Thomas Gibbs, Tyler Nowicki, Jonathan Pettit, Laura Price, Kieana Scudder, Sydney Sisk, John Stanfill, Rachel

Principal’s List Seniors Churchwell, Elisabeth Day, Jeremy Edge, Toni Forsythe, Amron Gaffney, Justin Littlejohn, Bryan Lunsford, Josh McCall, Alaina Reece, Hayden Searcy, Steven Shelton, Anna Shukwit, Amber

Kaitlin Wheatley Deaundra White Jesse Williams Juniors Samantha Allen Elizabeth Beene Kaitlyn Boggs Robert Boyette Matthew Chandler Allison Dillon Dyllan Fugatt Molly George Brianna Hickman Erin Hill Brooklyn Holland Elizabeth Holland Chynna Horne Clayton Isbell Sean Johnson Jacie King Autumn Locke Jennifer Naillon Anthony Padgett Lydia Parmely Madison Roach Andrew Robinson Blaire Robinson Mason Ruby Jasmine Sanders Preston Shackelford Mallorie Sweat Amanda Terwilliger

Sophomores Cassidy Ashe Jacob Austin Conway Baggett Kassy Brush Daniel Butler Nicholas Crabb Hunter Foote Mitchell Haendel Emilee Hunter Ian Jobe Jennifer Jones John Kiser Destinee Lail Peyton McMahan Sarah Miller Lily Nixon Anthony Rushing Kimberly Sanders Judy Sexton Chase Smith Madison South Sarah Stanfield Tyler Steen Bailey-Anna Teague Alexis Wynn Freshmen Hailey Bennett Brandon Brown Sara Grace Carroll

Skinner, Nathan Stanford, Eric

Surratt, Peyton Thomas, Megan

Juniors Axley, Alanna Boyd, Darby Dowdell, Kelsie Frazier, Bethany Gray, Caroline Jackson, Lucy Johnson, Olivia Lambert, Brianna Majors, Jack Martin, Andrea Martin, Kelsey Prather, Justin Prather, Olivia Price, John Rhodes, Tabitha Shambeau, Cassidy Williams, Colton Wright, Olivia

Freshmen Anderson, Colby Bond, William Chambers, Shane Chandler, Grayson Chrestman, Ben Collins, Mikinze Crum, Haylie Davis, Parker Hancock, Jacob Howie, Mitchell Hurst, Hanna Johnson, Tristin Keeton, Joseph Keymon, Makaila Lunsford, Abbie Lynch, Madelynn Martin, Noah Mast, Payton Moore, Kaitlyn Moore, Robin Morris, Gabby Mullis, Olivia Nowicki, Robert Ratliff, Hannah Schoonover, Josh Smith, Benjamin Surratt, Victoria Sweat, Dylan Wallis, Noah Weaver, Emily Whitley, Lauren Wilder, Taylor

Sophomores Caldwell, Madison Edwards, Kara Edwards, Katlin Fisher, Rachel Hancock, Summer Johnston, Dylan Liddy, Tanner Parmely, Bradly Parrish, Makena Ragan, Shelby Ross, Destini Ruth, Cassidy Sellers, Dakota Smith, Ty

Braxton Comer Wesley Cotner Grant Goodman Dillon Guy Madilyn Hammock Stephanie Holley Molly Grace King Justin Lewis Warren Lowrance Edgard Macias Becky Maglothin Olivia Mitchell Megan Morris Jenshi Patel Payal Patel Samuel Pierce Allie Ray Sara Riggs Kristen Rowsey Autumn Shackelford Rylee Smith Pamela Spicher Megan Stevens Abbie Sweat Matthew Walker William Wallace Debra Weatherly Kaitlyn West Nicholas Whitaker Myles Whitten Nicklaus Wolfe

Eighth-Grade Ayra, Harian Barnes, Dreyton Baughn, Anna Boyd, Delana Davila, Chandler Fuller, Jacob Grisham, Danea Jaggars, Brittany Johnson, Vanessa Liddy, Quinn Luna, Tyler Mack, Emily Milford, Roxie Niukkanen, Cassidy Patel, Neil Redmon, Macy Stutts, Lori Thomas, Natalie Seventh-Grade Austin, Braden Bernier, Brooke Burns, Emily Durrance, Abbey Elrod, Sarah Fuller, Elizabeth Hancock, Woodson Harwell, Makenna Lambert, Kayla Milford, William Russell, Hannah Schoonover, Zack Shoate, Sarah Surratt, Lillian Sweeney, Ryan Teague, Caitlyn Walker, Madisson

McNairy couNty church Directory

Life Tabernacle 1353 Hwy. 142, Selmer Thomas Davis, Pastor Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Baptist: Freewill: Meeks Grove Freewill Baptist 1030 Tommy Sanders Rd., Stantonville Interim Pastor: Bro. Daniel Holt Adamsville Freewill Baptist Church Old Shiloh Road Adamsville, TN 38310 Marcus Morrow, Pastor Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11:15 a.m. Sunday night 5:00 p.m. (with exception of 1st & 3rd Sunday) TV-18 Program 1st & 3rd Sunday at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday night Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Solitude Freewill Baptist Church 414 Meeks Rd., Adamsville Shane Thompson, Pastor Sunday: 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Independent: Calvary Baptist Church Hwy. 22 North, Adamsville Pastor: Jimmy Cates Sunday School: 10 a.m. Worship: Sun. 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Faith Baptist Church 1301 Peach St., Selmer Dr. S. Freed Ware, Pastor Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Fellowship Baptist Church 1308 High School Rd., Selmer Pastor: J.D. Matlock Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. First Baptist Church Finger Finger-Leapwood Rd., Finger Rev. Bobby Bray Sunday School: 10 a.m. Worship: Sun. 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Locke Rd. Baptist Locke Road, Selmer Jim Outland, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. / Wed. 7 p.m.

Selmer Primitive Baptist Church 331 Falcon Rd., Selmer Elder Clinton Barnett, Pastor 3rd Sunday Each Month: 10:30 a.m. Southern: Central Baptist Church 675 Dowty Road, Selmer Bro. Stephen Davison, Pastor Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday: 10:45 a.m. & 5 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.

Chapel Hill Baptist 6371 Vernie Kirk Rd., Pocahontas Bro. Frank Bell, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. • Wed.: 7:00 p.m. Chewalla Baptist Church 190 Chewalla St., Ramer Richard Doyle, Pastor Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Sunday: 10:45 a.m. & 6:15 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Clear Creek Baptist Church 1728 Lawton Rd., Selmer Chuck Castles, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship: 8:45 & 11 a.m. Sunday Worship: 8:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Covenant Baptist Church 6515 Hwy 57 East, Michie, TN 38357 Pastor: K. Brian Rainey Music & Youth Director: Cameron Miller Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday Night: 7:00 p.m. Cypress Creek First Baptist Church 14 Falcon St., Selmer Pastor: Clifford E. Wynn, Jr. (731) 645-8094 Sunday School: 9 a.m. Worship: Sun. 10:15 a.m. Corporate Prayer Service: 6:30 p.m. Bible Study: 7 p.m. Eastview Baptist Church Hwy. 45 S., Eastview, TN Rob Burnes, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Bible Study: 7 p.m.

Falcon Baptist Church 777 Falcon Rd., Selmer Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Baptist Church 1780 Mulberry Ave. Selmer Jorgen Runquest, Pastor Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Worship: 11 a.m. & 5 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Adamsville 222 West Main Street, Adamsville Phil Mitchell, Pastor Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 8:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 6:15 p.m. Wednesday: 6:45 p.m.

Primitive Baptist: Better Hope Primitive Baptist 4235 Leapwood-Enville Rd., Adamsville Elder Gene Gist, Pastor First Sunday of each month beginning at 10:30 a.m. with song service, preaching at 11 a.m.

First Baptist Church of Bethel Springs 142 Jackson St., Bethel Springs Ben Martin, Pastor Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m., 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 6 p.m.

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First Baptist Church of Michie 5658 Hwy 22 S., Michie James Hardin, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.

Selmer Second Baptist 1004 Peach St., Selmer Tony Polk, Pastor Sunday Worship: 10 a.m., 11 a.m & 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Selmer 310 W. Court Avenue, Selmer Sunday School: 9 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 6 p.m.

Unity Baptist Church Unity Church Road, Ramer Dr. Ronald Meeks, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m., 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Finger Finger-Leapwood Road, Finger Bobby Bray, Pastor Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Evening: 5 p.m. Wednesday: 6 p.m. Forty Forks Baptist Church 672 Ed Barham Rd., Bethel Springs Randy Smith, Pastor Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Friendship Baptist Church 2370 Friendship Rd., Ramer Bro. Joy Foster Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Good Hope Baptist 678 Good Hope Church Rd., Adamsville Tim Elrod, Pastor Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Sunday: 10:45 a.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Grace Baptist Church 1255 Connie Smith Rd., Selmer Sunday School: 9 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. No Sunday Evening Service Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Gravel Hill Baptist Church 86 Tom Baker Rd., Ramer Pastor: Bro. Eric Jones Church Phone: 645-6776 Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Lakeview Baptist Church 877 W. Cherry, Selmer Bro. Harold King Sunday School 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:15 Lorraine Baptist Church Melvin Qualls Rd., Michie, TN Trent Nethery, Jr., Pastor Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m./6 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Mt. Gilead Baptist Church 6185 Rowsey School Rd., Bethel Spr. Rev. Mike Hollaway, Pastor Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. Sunday Discipleship Training: 5 p.m Wednesday: 7 p.m. Mt. Zion Baptist Church Litt Wilson Rd., McNairy, TN Bro. Danny Rowland, Pastor Sunday: 11 a.m., 7 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Olive Hill Baptist Church 46 Olive Hill Church Lp., Guys, TN Cody Hill, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday worship: 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Pleasant Site Baptist Church 1868 Pleasant Site Rd., Selmer Bradley Woolworth, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Ramer Baptist Church 3899 Hwy. 57 West, Ramer James Young, Pastor Sunday School: 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.

West Shiloh Baptist Church 282 W. Shiloh Church Rd., Stantonville Bro. David Simmons, Pastor Church of Christ: Acton Church of Christ 9389 Hwy. 22 S., Michie Joe Story, Minister Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:50 a.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Adamsville Church of Christ 243 E. Main St., Adamsville Van Vansandt, Minister Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Cypress Tank Church of Christ 2645 Cypress Tank Rd., Pocahontas Dr. Brian Jackson, Minister Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Eastside Church of Christ 1366 E. Poplar, Selmer Luke DeLavergne, Minister Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Forrest Hill Church of Christ Forrest Hill Subdivision Hwy. 45 S., Selmer Donald Woods, Minister Fourth Street Church of Christ 142 N. Fourth St., Selmer Jeremy Weekley, Minister Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Liberty Church of Christ 1005 North Liberty Road Michie, TN 38357 731-239-4500 Sunday School: 9:00 a.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m., 5 p.m. Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. Stantonville Church of Christ 8228 Hwy. 142, Stantonville Larry Redmond, Minister Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Church of God: Center Ridge Pentecostal Church of God 910 Center Ridge Rd., Bethel Springs Rev. Terry Resley, Pastor Sunday School: 9:45 Sunday Morning Service: 10:45 Sunday Night Service: 5:30 Wednesday: 7:00 Piney Grove Church of God 888 Rose Creek Rd., Selmer Aaron Moss, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Church of God of Prophecy: Church of God of Prophecy Hwy. 22 N., Adamsville Alvin Jones, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.

Church of God of Prophecy 1642 Curtis Hill Church Rd., Bethel Springs Richard Horner, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Church of God of Prophecy 3886 Main St., Bethel Springs James Lawson, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Michie Church of God of Prophecy 6681 Hwy. 57 East, Michie Roy Bennett, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.

Pebble Hill Methodist Ch. 2768 Chambers Store Rd., Michie Rev. Alvin Jones, Pastor Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. Purdy Presbyterian Church Purdy, TN Selmer, 610-1859 Chris Dancer, Pastor Service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Stantonville United Methodist Church 8351 Hwy 142, Stantonville, TN David Harstin, Pastor Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m.

Cumberland Presbyterian:

Sulphur Springs United Methodist Located on Sulphur Springs Rd., Selmer Jim Barber, Pastor Children’s Church: 11 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m., 6 p.m.

Court Ave. Cumberland Presbyterian Church Rev. Richard Reid 234 W. Court Ave., Selmer Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m.

Union Grove United Methodist Pleasant Site Rd., Selmer Stephen Webb, Pastor Sunday School: 10:20 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11:20 a.m. Thurs. Bible Study: 6 p.m.

Mt. Vernon CP Church 3101 Mt. Vernon Rd, Ramer Jeff DeWees, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m.

Mt. Vinson United Methodist 2100 Tommy Sanders Rd, Stantonville Dick Humphrey, Pastor Worship: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School: 10:15

New Salem Cumberland Presbyerian Church 453 New Salem Rd., Bethel Springs Earl Phelps, Pastor Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. New Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church New Bethel Road Rev. Jeff Powell Worship Service: 9:45 a.m.

Pentecostal: Beauty Hill Pentecostal Church Limon Gage Road Bethel Springs, TN Pastor: Jonathan Tubbs Sunday Worship Service: 10:00 a.m.

Roman Catholic:

St. Jude the Apostle 1318 Poplar, Hwy. 64, Selmer Rev. W.H. Arnold, Pastor Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. 1st. Saturday: 9 a.m. Seventh-Day Adventist: Bethel Springs Seventh Day Adventist 4352 Main St., Bethel Springs John Johnston, Pastor Saturday Worship: 9 a.m. Sabbath School: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Other/Non-Denominational: A New Beginning Sol Coulston Rd., Bethel Springs Kenneth Kitchen, Pastor Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Believers’ Church 1431 Peach St., Selmer Bill Linam, Pastor Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. First Christian Church 133 N. Third St., Selmer Sunday: 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. City of Refuge Church 300 Emmons Rd., Selmer C.A. “Skeet” Jackson, Pastor Sunday School: 10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m.

Greater Evangelical Ministry 1854 Airport Rd., Selmer Frank M. Holiday, Pastor Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 12 p.m. Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. Life Wind Covenant Church 63 Linsey Lane, Selmer Barry Bishop, Pastor Sunday: 10 a.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. www.lifewindchurch.com Safe Harbor Church 1514 Peach Street, Selmer Bro. Paul Henley, Pastor Sunday: 10 a.m. & 5 p.m. Wednesday: 6 p.m. World of Truth Church Hwy. 57 West, Ramer Larry Cooksey, Pastor Sunday: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. God’s Way Church 1121 Peach Street, Selmer Bro. Billy Sanders, Pastor Sunday: 10 a.m. & 5 p.m. Moores School House Full Gospel Fellowship Church 115 Tull Road, Selmer 731-646-1837 David Paseur, Pastor Sunday: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday Nights: 7 p.m.

Harvest Bible College Harvest Evangelistic Intl. Ministries Inc. 349 Old Hwy 45 S, Guys Roger Reece, Pastor Sunday Service: 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday Nights: 7 p.m.

Petra Family Worship Center Bethel Springs 54 Pentecostal Ave. United Pentecostal Milledgeville, TN 3591 Main St., Bethel Springs FaithPointe Church Phone 731-434-1002 Jeff Young, Pastor 440 Hwy. 64 East, Adamsville Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Ramer Cumberland Presbyterian Church Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m., 6:00 p.m. Mike Sweeney, Pastor Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Highway 57 West Wednesday: 7 p.m. Sunday School: 9 a.m. Sunday Night 6:00 p.m. Ramer, TN Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Thursday night 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Albert Brown First United Wednesday Nights: 7:00 p.m. Pastors, Paul and Bonnie Young Sunday School: 10:00 a.m. Pentecostal Eastview Phone 731-632-4999 Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m. 7810 Hwy 45 S., Ramer www.faithpointechurch.com Rev. Wayne Isbell, Pastor Methodist: Sunday: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Fellowship Church Monday: 7 p.m. 142 South Y Shopping Center Adamsville First Wednesday: 7:15 p.m. Selmer, Tennessee United Methodist Wednesday - 7 p.m. 225 E Main St., Adamsville The Sanctuary of MPC Sunday - 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Toni Watson 54 Pentecostal Ave., Milledgeville For info call 731-434-0097 Sunday School: 10 a.m. Rev. Jimmy Kelly, Pastor www.onechurchnow.com Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday School: 10:30 a.m., Youth 5:30 Wednesday: 7 p.m. Buena Vista Methodist Church Tull Road, Bethel Springs Gateway Holiness Chapel Jim Barber, Pastor 2342 Refuge Rd, Bethel Springs Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. Michael Price, Pastor Sunday: 2 p.m. First United Methodist Church Thursday: 7 p.m. P.O. Box 265, Selmer Rev. Terry Presson Pastor 1318 Poplar (Hwy. 64) • Selmer, TN 38375 Presbyterian: Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Telephone: 731-645-4188 Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. Bethel Springs Wednesday: Supper 6:15 p.m. & Studies Rev. W.H. Arnold, Pastor Presbyterian Church 7 p.m. 59 4th Ave., Bethel Springs Hickory Flatt United Methodist Church Rev. Gary Anderson Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Puron Rd., Hickory Flatt Dick Humphrey, Pastor Bethesda Presbyterian Sunday School - 9:30 a.m. Church Worship - 10:15 a.m. 50 Bethesda Loop, Selmer Bro. Chris Dancer, Pastor Lebanon United Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. • Sat. 7 a.m.-11 a.m. - Corinth only Sunday School: 10 a.m. Methodist Church Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. 250 Chambers Store Rd., Michie Stephen Webb, Pastor First Presbyterian Church USA Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. 800 Poplar Ave., Selmer Sunday School: 11 a.m. Dr. James Jones, Pastor Wednesday: 5:30 p.m. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Fellowship: 10:30 a.m. New Hope United Methodist Church Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. Sticine Road • Michie, TN Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. Mount Sharon Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Presbyterian Church Wed. Bible Study 6:30 p.m. SELMER - FINGER - SAVANNAH 108 Mt. Sharon Rd., Adamsville David Harstin, Pastor TENNESSEE Sunday School: 10 a.m. Member FDIC Sunday Worship: 11 a.m.

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Real estate 101 - for sale SALE - SALE - SALE: Model Displays Must Go New Spacious 4 Bedroom, 2 bath homes starting at $43,500. Single sections start at $29,500. Clayton Homes, Hwy 72 West, Corinth, MS - 1/4 mile past Magnolia Hospital. (TF) Use your trade in as down payment on new single section or multi-section manufactured home. Payments low as renting 731-968-4937. (47,48,49) No money down for landowners. 3,4, & 5 bedrooms. Spring Sale. Clayton Homes of Lexington, TN 731-968-4937. (47,48,49) Move in Ready!!! Repo specials in your area. Call today. Get prequalified over the phone. 1-800-545-8987. (47,48,49)

102 - for rent KENNETH SWEAT Rental: Committed to providing safe & affordable family friendly homes 1,2, & 3 bedroom apartments, townhouses, trailers, & houses. NO pets!! NO Crack/ Party Houses!! Ref & deposit required. (731) 610-0807, (731) 645-3130. (TF)

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ECONOMY INN Motel: Low weekly rates. Free wireless internet, microwave & refrigerator. (731) 645-6155. (TF)

3 - 4 Bedroom House for Rent, Newly remodeled, excellent location in Eastview. 617448-8990 or 360-525-4207. $600 per month. (47)

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, Carport, Range & Refrigerator, and a Storm Shelter $375 +Deposit. Call 645-5288. (TF)

Oakwood Apartments in Selmer: 1 bedroom. $325.00 mo. 2 bedroom. $350.00 mo. Both require deposits. No pets. 731-610-2877 or 731645-5288. (TF) House for Rent: Hwy 142, Selmer across from Walmart, house #92, 2 bdrm., 1bath on 1/2 acre- $500 a month. Call 954-732-8490. (45,46,47,48) House for Rent: 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath. 241 North Oak Street in Selmer. $375 a month $200 deposit. Call 731234-0627 or 901-849-2755. (46,47)

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3 bedroom 2 bath, CH & Air, New house, Storage building, No pets, $525 +Deposit. Call 610-2877. (TF) 3 bedroom 1 bath, Range & Refrigerator, CH & Air, No pets, Carport, Outside Storage & Hardwood floors. $425 +Deposit. Call 645-5288. (TF)

Brand New House for Rent: 3 bdrm., 2 bath cantral heat & air storage building paved drive near McNairy Central. No Pets $550 + Deposit. Call 610-2877. (TF) 3 bedroom, 1 bath brick house near MCHS. Carport $450 plus deposit. No pets. (Don’t ask) 610-2877. (TF) Mobile Home for Rent - 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. CH & air. Partly furnished, must have ref. 7 miles West of Selmer. No inside pets. $400.00 a month plus deposit 610-0796. (47,48)

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3268946: 559 Tom Baker Road, Guys, TN - Good area with beautiful view. Open field and pond across road. Convenient to Corinth & Selmer. Brick home with hardwood flooring, large back yard, partially wooded. storage bldg, CH&A, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large laundry room.

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3267081: 2240 Buena Vista Road, Bethel Springs, TN - Block building with some kitchen equipment. Has been a successful BBQ business in past. Great location for sandwich shop, located across street from dollar store.

1413 - Dixie Ln., Pocahontas - $1,000,000 * Lake House * 2 Br * 2 Ba * 437 +/- acres * 7 acre Lake * Dead End Rd.

3312 - Robertson Store Rd., Bethel Springs- $75,000

* Ranch * Shop * Carport * 3 Bedroom * 2 Baths * Level Yard * 1 ac +/* Double Garage * Full front porch

4612 - Oak St., Selmer - $47,500 * Ready to Move-in * 3 bedrooms * 1 Bath* Carport * Shaded Yard * In Town

1113 - Hickory St., Adamsville - $62,000 * Brick house * 3 bedrooms * 2 Baths * Deck* Double Garage * Fireplace * Fencing

ABSOLUTE ESTATE

AUCTION

CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE

SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013 AT 10 A.M.

423 OAKLAND SCHOOL RD - CORINTH, MS 38834 IN CORINTH, MS FROM HWY 72 EAST TURN BESIDE LAKEHILL MOTORS ONTO OAKLAND SCHOOL RD GO TO HOUSE #42. WATCH FOR SIGNS.

American Auction Company is honored to have been chosen by the family of the late Mr. BIG BOB Sr. and Mrs. Alice McDaniel to offer at public auction the contents of their estate.

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1600 FORD TRACTOR - 4 WHEELER - BOAT - GUNS - ANTIQUES - FURNITURE SIGNED DUCKS UNLIMITED PICTURES AND MUCH MORE. # 3213846: 471 Hillcrest, Selmer, TN - This vinyl siding home with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath & bonus room has been remodeled, new bath fixtures, new paint, floor covering. House has open living area with covered deck entrance from dining area & also from bonus room. House sits on over an acre lot.

3256787: 58 Grandview, Selmer, TN - Beautiful 2-story brick home in one of Selmer’s nicest subdivisions with a breathtaking view. Master bedroom is 20x25, master bath with tile shower, double vanities, hardwood & tile down. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. granite counter, office, formal dining.

3257203: 800 Lynnbrook, Selmer, TN - Brick home in great neighborhood across from hospital, priced below county appraisal. The 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has formal living/dining, den w/fireplace, family room, screened porch, dbl carport with storage room & basement, storm shelter room.

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#3262912 334 Cheshier Road, Bethel Springs, TN - A home to take you back in time on a 5 acre lot, wrap porch, sunroom, fruit cellar, CH&A, work shop. Enter into a large living room with stairway leading to upstairs bedroom & bath. Downstairs is a large formal dining room, bedrooms, lots of wood.

#3254075: 184 Bramblewood, Selmer, TN - Good area - close to schools, grocery, hosptial. Hardwood flooring in living room, eat-in kitchen, plenty of cabinets, stove & refrigerator stay with house. Wooded back yard, patio, 3 storage buildings.

#3169289: Selmer - Too many amenities to mention. Property is residential or commercial. Completely remodeled, all hardwood & tile floors, 3 fireplaces, granite countertops, pantry to die for, more storage than you can believe, privacy fenced back yard, patio & courtyard.

#3239013: 3091 Buena Vista, Bethel Springs - Vinyl siding home looks like new, 4 bedrooms, 4 total baths, partial basement finished including fireplace, double garage, office, inground pool, deck, Kitchen has been completely updated, lots of maple cabinets, bar. 30 by 40 work shop.

LAND & BUILDING LOTS • 14 acres on Limon Gage Rd • Lot on Cypress and Houston Ave. •130 acres on Mt. Gilead Rd. Farm land & wooded • 27 acres on Sweet Lips Rd. - Wooded & open • 2.5 acres on Bassham Ln.

1600 FORD TRACTOR KING KUTTER BUSH HOG 5’ BOX BLADE 5’ ROTARY TILLER POND SCOOP MIDDLE BUSTER SUB SPOILER YARD TOOLS HONDA TRX 200 4 WHEELER BOAT W/TRAILER 10’ TRAILER 16’ VENDING TRAILER 27’ BBQ TRAILER KITCHENAIDE SIDE BY SIDE W/ ICE & WATER DISP. KENMORE ELECTRIC STOVE

MAPLE CHINA CABINET 5 PC. BEDROOM SUITE 3 PC. BEDROOM SUITE 50 CAL. MUZZLE LOADERS REMINGTON 30/30 3 PC BEDROOM SUITE OLD METAL FOOTED DRUM TABLES 2 DRESSING CHAIRS ANTIQUE DESK (BELONGED TO BIG BOB’S FATHER) SINGER SEWING MACHINE IN CABINET

WHIRLPOOL UPRIGHT FREEZER

YARD TOOLS 6” SWIVEL VISE SPRAYER

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SOFA SOFA TABLE RED CHILDS ROCKER 3 BAR CHAIRS EVENING RETREAT, MORNING RETREAT, MOONLIGHT RETREAT, G.E. MICROWAVE GOLDEN RETREAT, NOVEMBER OLD WALL MOUNT TELEPHONE REPLICA ENCOUNTER, FROM A DISTANCE SNOW (DUCKS UNLIMITED) HALL TREE MAPLE DINING TABLE W/2 LEAFS & 8 CHAIRS

GOODWRENCH AIR COMPRESSOR TROY BUILT (HONDA ENGINE) PRESSURE WASHER STIHL CHAINSAW HOMEOLITE ELECTRIC CHAINSAW CRAFTSMAN LEAF BLOWER PLATFORM STEEL WHEEL SCALE METAL DOOR SHOP CABINET YARD SEEDER CAR RAMPS 20’ EXT. LADDER CAST IRON DUTCH OVEN W/LID HOUSEWARES SOFT GOODS 2 LATE 1800 LIBERTY SILVER DOLLARS SEVERAL $1.00 SILVER CERTIFICATES

THIS ONLY IS A PARTIAL LISTING MANY MORE ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO LIST.

TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK W/VALID ID. 10% BUYER’S PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO FINAL BID TO ADJUST THE FINAL SELLING PRICE. ALL ITEMS ARE BELIEVED TO BE TRUE AND CORRECT PER THE SELLER. AMERICAN AUCTION NOR ANY OF THE STAFF MAKES ANY GUARANTEES. AUCTIONEER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO GROUP OR REGROUP ITEMS AS HE DEEMS FIT. ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE THE DAY OF THE AUCTION SUPERCEDES ANY AND ALL PRIOR PUBLICATIONS OR ANNOUNCEMENTS. BRING A LAWN CHAIR AND COME ON OUT FOR A FUN FILLED DAY.

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automobiles 201 - autos 1996 Cadillac Deville $2,500 OBO. Call Kathy at 731-4397134. (46,47) 2007 Honda Accord EXL. one owner and non smoker. This car is in excellent shape. 138000 miles. Graphite pearl metallic in color. It has electric windows, locks, sunroof, cruise, tilt wheel and heated leather seats. This is a good one Price $9500.00 or best offer. Call 610-5380(47)

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miscellaneous 401 - for sale Dell laptop $200 under warranty. Also laptop repair. 731925-6183. (TF) Storage buildings Cash or Rent to Own.No Credit Check. Free Delivery. www.secureportablebuildings.com 662-4158180. (46,47) Custom Built Amish Sheds and Deer Blind. Free delivery & set up all different sizes and styles. Sizes 8'8 - $1,200/to 14'36 - $5,125. Stantonville 331 Pickett Rd. 632-1955. (47)

402 - wanted Buying junked, wrecked, and good running vehicles. Paying up to $2,000. Call today, get paid today. Call 731-610-8827. (TF) Need Cash? Call today - buying junk cars, trucks, vans/ suvs, vehicles that run, scrapmetal, and more. FAST CASH, Free pickup. No title needed. (731) 610-8666. (TF)

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on May 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM local time, at the east door, McNairy County Courthouse, Selmer, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by David W. Martensen and Hong T. Duong, husband and wife, to Leslie W. Creasy, Attorney, Trustee, as trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), solely as nominee for Peoples Home Equity, Inc. on September 28, 2011 at Deed of Trust 404, Page 168, Instrument No. 79201; conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP having been appointed Substitute or Successor Trustee, all of record in the McNairy County Register’s Office. Default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of said Deed of Trust and the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable. Party Entitled to Enforce the Debt: Owner of Debt: Wells Fargo Bank, NA The following real estate located in McNairy County, Tennessee, will be sold to the highest call bidder: Described property located in McNairy County, Tennessee, to wit: Beginning at a PK nail set in the centerline of Tennessee Highway 142, said point being the northwest corner of Landmark Pentecostal Church Trust property described in Deed Book 121, Page 427, Register’s Office of McNairy County (ROMC), and being the northeast corner of the subject; thence leaving said road and running with the west line of Landmark Pentecoastal Church Trust property, south 15 degrees 48 minutes 25 seconds west, passing an iron pin set in the south right-of-way line of Tennessee Highway 142 at 25.10 feet, continuing 167.97 to a point in the north right-of-way line of a 30 feet wide easement, passing same and continuing 30.01 feet to a point in the south right-of-way line of said easement, passing same and continuing 247.51 feet, running in all, 470.59 feet to an iron pin set marking the northeast corner of a remaining portion of Jackie Hamm property described in Deed Book 161, Page 756, Register Office of McNairy County, of which the herein described is a part; thence running with a severance line and the boundary of Hamm, north 71 degrees 30 minutes 40 seconds west, 203.21 feet to an iron pin set; and thence north 20 degrees 26 minutes 59 seconds east, running partway with a fence, 452.05 feet to an iron pin set in the south right-of-way line of Highway 142, passing same and continuing 25.00 feet, running in all, 477.05 feet to a PK nail set in the centerline of Highway 142; thence running with said centerline, south 69 degrees 10 minutes 56 seconds east, 165.01 feet to the point of beginning, containing 2.000 acres, including 0.095 acres in the right-of-way area of Highway 142. (Description from survey of Gregory N. Littlefield TN RLS #2759 dated August 26, 2011) 30 Feet Wide Access Easement

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Beginning at a PK nail set in the centerline of Tennessee Highway 142, said point being the northeast corner of Jackie Hamm property described in Deed Book 161, Page 756, Register’s Office of McNairy County (ROMC), and being the northwest corner of Landmark Pentecostal Church Trust property described in Deed Book 121, Page 427, Register’s Office of McNairy County, of which the herein described is a part; thence running with the centerline of Highway 142, south 69 degrees 10 minutes 56 seconds east, 53.88 feet to a point marking the northwest corner and true point of beginning of the property herein described, being the northwest corner of the subject 30 feet wide access easement; thence continuing with the centerline of Highway 142, south 69 degrees 10 minutes 56 seconds east, 30.02 feet to a point marking the northeast corner of the said easement; thence leaving Highway 142 and crossing said Lankmark Pentecostal Church Trust property described in Deed Book 121, Page 427, Register’s Office of McNairy County, south 18 degrees 50 minutes 17 seconds west, passing a point in the south right-of-way line of Highway 142 at 25.01 feet, continuing 192.64 feet, running in all, 217.65 feet; thence north 72 degrees 54 minutes 55 seconds west, 72.09 feet to a point in the east line of Jackie Hamm property; thence running with the east line of Hamm, north 15 degrees 48 minutes 25 seconds east, 30.01 feet to a point; thence crossing said Landmark Pentecostal Church Trust property, south 72 degrees 54 minutes 55 seconds east, 43.66 feet to a point; and thence north 18 degrees 50 minutes 17 seconds east, passing a point in the south right-of-way line of Highway 142 at 164.58 feet, continuing 25.01 feet, running in all, 189.59 feet to the point of beginning containing 0.180 acres, including 0.017 acres in the right-ofway area of Highway 142 (Description from survey of Gregory N. Littlefield TN RLS #2759 dated August 26, 2011) Street Address: 10025 Highway 142, Stantonville, Tennessee 38379 Parcel Number: 096050.10 Current Owner(s) of Property: David W. Martensen, a married person The street address of the above described property is believed to be 10025 Highway 142, Stantonville, Tennessee 38379, but such address is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description herein shall control. SALE IS SUBJECT TO TENANT(S) RIGHTS IN POSSESSION. If applicable, the HB 3588 letter mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat any unpaid taxes; and any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory right of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior

liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat any unpaid taxes; and any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory right of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. All right of equity of redemption, statutory and otherwise, and homestead are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within twentyfour (24) hours of the sale, the next highest bidder, at their highest bid, will be deemed the successful bidder. This property is being sold with the express reservation that the sale is subject to confirmation by the lender or trustee. This sale may be rescinded by the Substitute Trustee at any time. This office may be a debt collector. This may be an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee www.kirschattorneys. com Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 555 Perkins Road Extended, Second Floor Memphis, TN 38117 Phone (901)767-5566 Fax (901)761-5690 File No. 13-04520 13063 45, 46, 47 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated June 22, 2009, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded July 6, 2009, at Book 396, Page 2239 in Office of the Register of Deeds for McNairy County, Tennessee, executed by Benjamin P. Sinclair and Phyllis J. Sinclair, conveying certain property therein described to Matt B. Murfree as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Guaranty Trust Company, its successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and author-

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MCHS BAND RUMMAGE SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 27th McNAIRY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL starts at 7 a.m.

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ity vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on April 22, 2013 on or about 1:00 P.M., at the McNairy County Courthouse, Selmer, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in McNairy County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows:

been appointed Successor Trustee in instrument dated January 15, 2013 of record in Instrument No. 84903, Book 408, Page 1531, said Register’s Office, to serve in the place and instead of First Title Corporation, Trustee; NOW, THEREFORE, I, Trustee Management Company, Successor Trustee, pursuant to said Deed of Trust, having been requested by U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2012-1, the owner and holder of said indebtedness so to do, and by virtue of the authority and power vested in me by said Deed of Trust will, on April 22, 2013 at 11:00AM, at the County Court House, in McNairy County, Tennessee, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash (or credit upon the indebtedness secured if the lawful owner and holder thereof is the successful purchaser), free from the equity of redemption, the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, elective share, and all other exemptions of Borrower of every kind, all of which have been expressly waived by Borrower, the property described in the above referenced Deed of Trust, being the same property described in a Quitclaim Deed dated July 26, 2007, recorded on August 6, 2007 in Book 205, Page 362 in McNairy County, Tennessee: Parcel No.: 018.01 More commonly known as: 384 MASSEYVILLE MCNAIRY RD, Finger, TN 38334 The property is encumbered by No liens or claims of lien filed by the United States Internal Revenue Service in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee, as Instrument Nos. None. This property is encumbered by No liens or claims of lien filed by the State of Tennessee, Tax Enforcement Division, in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee, as Instrument Nos. None. Should the highest bidder fail to comply with the terms of the bid at the public sale, then the Successor Trustee shall have the option of accepting the second highest bid, or the next highest bid with which the buyer is able to comply. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time set forth above. This sale is subject to liens, easements, encumbrances, property taxes, rights of redemption of taxing entities and other matters, which are prior in right to the lien of the aforesaid Deed of Trust. Trustee Management Company Successor Trustee 10975 El Monte, Suite 225 Overland Park, KS 66211 NOTICE This is an attempt to collect a debt by a debt collector and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Pursuant to the Fair Debt Practices Collections Act no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. Ad #47814: 2013-04-01 2013-04-08, 2013-04-15 13138 46, 47, 48

Trust was last transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-7 3CB, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-73CB who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A.§ 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the MCNAIRY County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the MCNAIRY Courthouse, located in Selmer, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in McNairy County, Tennessee, to wit: LYING AND BEING IN MCNAIRY COUNTY, STATE OF TENNESSEE, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO WIT; LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF BETHEL SPRINGS IN THE FIRST CIVIL DISTRICT OF MCNAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE; COMMENCING AT A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP IN THE EASTERN RIGHT OF WAY OF U.S. HIGHWAY 45 (BUSINESS ROUTE), THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE LINDA SMITH PROPERTY, SEE DEED BOOK 159, PAGE 738, IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF MCNAIRY COUNTY. TENNESSEE. THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 51 SECONDS DISTANCE EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 33.64 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 5.00 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 200.00 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 09 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 5.00 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 150.28 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OR WAY, TO A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP, THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING, THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED TRACT; THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 457.37 FEET, WITH A SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF TRACT #1 OF THE DORIS GREER ESTATE, PASSING A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP AT 134.37 FEET, TO A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 155.00 FEET, WITH A WESTERN BOUNDARY OF TRACT #1, TO A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP; THENCE SOUTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 452.14 FEET, WITH A NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF TRACT #1, PASSING A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP 323 FEET, TO A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP IN THE EASTERN RIGHT OF WAY OF U.S. HIGHWAY 45 (BUSINESS ROUTE); THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREE 55

MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST FOR DISTANCE OF 155.09 FEET, WITH THE EASTERN RIGHT OF WAY OF U.S. HIGHWAY 45 ( BUSINESS ROUTE), TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH AND SUBJECT TO COVENANTS, CASEMENTS, AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD. SAID PROPERTY CONTAINS 1.618 ACRES MORE OR LESS. THIS PROPERTY IS SUBJECT TO A CERTAIN EASEMENT RETAINED BY PREDECESSORS IN TITLE, WILLIAM F. ANDERSON, JR. AND WIFE, EDITH ANDERSON, IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 173, PAGE 772,, REGISTER`S OFFICE OF MCNAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO SECURE INGRESS AND EGRESS TO ADJOINING PROPERTY TITLED IN THE NAME OF WILLIAM F. ANDERSON, JR. AND WIFE, EDITH ANDERSON, SAID EASEMENT BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF BETHEL SPRINGS IN THE FIRST CIVIL DISTRICT OF MCNAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE; COMMENCING AT A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP IN THE EASTERN RIGHT OF WAY OF U.S. HIGHWAY 45 (BUSINESS ROUTE), THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE LINDA SMITH PROPERTY, DEED BOOK 159, PAGE 738 IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF MCNAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 33.64 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 5.00 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 09 MINUTES WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 5.00 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 150.28 FEET, WITH SAID RIGHT OF WAY, TO A #4 REBAR IRON PIN SET WITH CAP; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 100.12 FEET, TO A POINT IN SAID RIGHT OF WAY, THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 63 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 41.63 FEET; THENCE NORTH 44 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 53 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE 39.36 FEET; THENCE NORTH 20 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 32.28 FEET; THENCE NORTH 11 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 24.09 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 30.60 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 11 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 28 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE 32.64 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 20 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 41.18 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 44 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 53 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 50.37 FEET; THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 30.04 FEET, WITH THE EASTERN RIGHT OF WAY OF U.S. HIGHWAY 45 (BUSINESS ROUTE), TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JASON MEEK, BY WARRANTY DEED FROM JASON LEE NASALROAD AKA JASON NASALROAD AND WIFE, CATHY NASALROAD, DATED 07-21-04 AND RECORDED 07-22-04 IN BOOK 190, PAGE 731, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR MCNAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE. SUBJECT TO EASEMENTS OF RECORD IN BOOK 183, PAGE 567, IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF MCNAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 6912.01 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 3101 MAIN ST,

BETHEL SPRINGS, TN 38315. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): JASON MEEK OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: SARAH E MEEK The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/propertylistings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 6015846 Ad #47624: 2013-0403 2013-04-10, 2013-0417 13137 46, 47, 48

the western boundary of the Finger School Property, the northeast corner of the subject tract; thence south 02° 23’ 34” west for a distance of 273.81 feet, with the western boundary of the Finger School Property, to a #4 rebar iron pin set with cap in the northern right-of-way of State Route 199 (50’ rightof-way); thence south 87° 45’ 19” west for a distance of 168.12 feet, with said right-of-way, to a #4 rebar iron pin set with cap, the southeast corner of the Paul Stoltzfus and wife Vickie Stoltzfus property, see Deed Book 160, page 497, in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee; thence north 03° 06’ 22” east for a distance of 283.83 feet, with the eastern boundary of Stoltzfus property, along and with a fence a portion of the distance, to a #4 rebar iron pin set with cap in a fence corner in the southern boundary of the Cook property, thence south 88° 51’ 40” east for a distance of 164.07 feet, with the southern boundary of Cook, to the point of beginning. Together with and subject to covenants, easements, and restriction of record. Said property contains 1.061 acres more or less, as surveyed by James A. Martin, R.L.S. #1469.

Being Lot Number 6 of Country View Estates Subdivision, a plat or plan of said subdivision being of record in Plat Cabinet A, Slide 93 in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee. ALSO KNOWN AS: 230 Edgewood Drive, Adamsville, Tennessee 38310 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Benjamin P. Sinclair; Phyllis J. Sinclair The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 700‑200943 DATED March 19, 2013 INSERTION DATES: WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee March 27, 2013 April 3, 2013 April 10, 2013 DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_ asims_130319_1454 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR. COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC.COM 13068 45, 46, 47 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided for in that certain Deed of Trust from David Ramirez and Morgan Ramirez, (“Borrower”) to First Title Corporation, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for BNC Mortgage, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, dated July 23, 2007 and recorded on August 06, 2007 in Book 388, Page 1981, and further assigned to U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Residential Loan Trust 2008-2, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2008-2, recorded October 5, 2009 in Book 397, Page 1749, and further assigned to U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee for Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2012-1, recorded July 9, 2012 in Book 408, Page 2942, Register’s Office for McNairy County, Tennessee, securing the indebtedness therein described, which indebtedness is now due and unpaid, and has been declared in default by the lawful owner and holder thereof; and The undersigned, Trustee Management Company, Successor Trustee, having

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated October 31, 2005, executed by JASON MEEK, SARAH E MEEK, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M. WILSON, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee recorded November 7, 2005, in Deed Book 378, Page 1448-1459; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of

NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE WHEREAS, by Deed of Trust dated April 13, 2007, recorded on April 16, 2007 in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee, in Trust Deed Book 386, page 2677, (“Trust Deed”) Ronnie Burkhead conveyed to Matt Daniels, Trustee, the real estate hereinafter described, to secure the payment of certain indebtedness therein described; and, WHEREAS, default has been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the Trust Deed, and First State Bank, a Division of Clayton Bank & Trust (now Clayton Bank & Trust) the lawful holder of the note evidencing the indebtedness has declared the entire balance due and payable; and WHEREAS, Charles C. Exum was appointed Successor Trustee by instrument appearing of record in Deed of Trust Book 409, page 192 in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that on April 25, 2013 at 1:00 P.M., at the front door of the Court House in Selmer, Tennessee, I will sell to the last, highest and best bidder for cash or for credit bid against the secured debt, and free from all rights to the equity of redemption, statutory right of redemption, homestead curtesy and dower including all elective share and other martial rights all of which were expressly waived and relinquished in the deed of trust, the following real estate lying and being in the Fourth Civil District of McNairy County, Tennessee, and more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pin found, a common corner with the Murry Cook property, see Deed Book 69, Page 33 in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee, and in

Description taken from Trust Deed Book 386, page 2677, in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee. No opinion is rendered as to the accuracy of the legal description. Being the same property conveyed from Home Banking Company, Inc., to Ronnie Burkhead, by deed dated April 11, 2007, and recorded on April 16, 2007, in Deed Book 203, page 863, in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee.. The street address of the property is 2200 Finger Leapwood Road, Finger, TN. Said property will be sold by me as Successor Trustee only and subject to any unpaid taxes and assessments and all valid restrictions, covenants or easements, if any, of record on said property, and subject to any and all other liens having priority over the Trust Deed. The Successor Trustee reserves the right to make oral announcements at the time of the public sale which shall apply to the terms of the sale. The Successor Trustee may postpone any sale hereunder to another time or place by so announcing to all present at the time and place of the sale scheduled herein, without the necessity of any further notice whatsoever. THIS IS FOR THE COLLECTION OF A DEBT AND ALL INFORMATION RECEIVED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. INTERESTED PARTIES: Ronnie Burkhead. /s/ Charles C. Exum Charles C. Exum, Successor Trustee Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C. 105 South Highland Jackson, TN 38301 731-423-2414 DATES OF PUBLICATION: April 3, April 10, April 17, 2013. 13143 46, 47, 48 NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE Whereas, on the 10th day of April, 2006, by Deed of Trust of record in the Office of the Register for McNairy County, Tennessee, in Trust Deed Book 381 page 1, Pallet Warehouse, Kenneth R. Bullington and Kenneth H. Bullington, Partners, conveyed to Eddie Dickey, Trustee, the hereinafter described real estate, to secure the payment of a promissory note as described therein, and Whereas, the said Eddie


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Dickey, Trustee, was unable to act as such Trustee; and Whereas, Ken Seaton was appointed Substitute Trustee by instrument of record in said Register’s Office in Trust Deed Book 409 page 379; and Whereas, default has been made in the payment of said indebtedness, and the holder of said Note, Farmers & Merchants Bank, has declared the entire amount due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust, and in accordance with the terms thereto, the public is hereby notified that the undersigned Substitute Trustee will sell the hereinafter described real property to the highest bidder, for cash in hand at the East door of the Courthouse in Selmer, Tennessee, on the 2nd day of May, 2013, at 10:00 A.M., said property to be sold free from the equity of redemption, statutory redemption, homestead, and all other exemptions of every kind, said property being located in McNairy County, Tennessee, and being bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a red post, it being the SEC of Burton Shearin and runs thence in a Westerly direction with Burton Shearin S.B.L. 900 feet to a red post; thence in a Southerly direction 600 feet to a point in the center of Clear Creek Road; thence with said road in an Easterly direction 1069 feet to a point in said road; thence in a Northerly direction 486 feet to the beginning, containing 11 acres, more or less.

the notice to creditors if the creditor received the copy of the notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement with the undersigned at once. This 5th day of April, 2013. Tammy Rena Griffin Ware, Executor

the South margin of said Adams Drive 75 feet to the point of beginning.

at Deed of Trust 381, Page 2640; all of record in the McNairy County Register’s Office. Owner of Debt: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-6 The following real estate located in McNairy County, Tennessee, will be sold to the highest call bidder subject to all unpaid taxes, prior liens and encumbrances of record: Described property located in the Seventh (7th) Civil District of McNairy County, Tennessee, in the Gravel Hill Community, and more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pin in the eastern right-ofway of Gravel Hill Road, said point being just south of Roy Huggins’ boundary line, and being approximately 4 feet north of a tractor shed; thence North 83 degrees 29 minutes 29 seconds East for a distance of 40.38 feet with a new line to an iron pin just northeast of tractor shed; thence South 15 degrees 30 minutes 31 seconds East for a distance of 76.15 feet with a new line to an iron pin; thence North 63 degrees 52 minutes 47 seconds East for a distance of 194.15 feet with a new line to an iron pin; thence South 08 degrees 17 minutes 38 seconds East for a distance of 293.99 feet with a new line to an iron pin, red oak pointer; thence South 86 degrees 50 minutes 50 seconds West for a distance of 281.51 feet with a new line to an iron pin in the eastern right-ofway of Gravel Hill Road; thence North 00 degrees 45 minutes 57 seconds East for a distance of 289.74 feet with the eastern right-of-way of Gravel Hill Road to the point of beginning. Street Address: 1869 Gravel Hill Road, Guys, Tennessee 38339 Parcel Number: 118015.01 Current Owner(s) of Property: Tony White and wife, Jennifer White Other interested parties: Midland Funding, NCC 2 Cor. (NC2), Assignee of Bank One, N.A. and Benefit Payment Control, Texas Workforce Commission The street address of the above described property is believed to be 1869 Gravel Hill Road, Guys, Tennessee 38339, but such address is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description referenced herein shall control. SALE IS SUBJECT TO TENANT(S) RIGHTS IN POSSESSION. If applicable, the notice requirements of T.C.A. 355-117 have been met. All right of equity of redemption, statutory and otherwise, and homestead are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within twenty-four (24) hours of the sale, the next highest bidder, at their highest bid, will be deemed the successful bidder. This property is being sold with the express reservation that the sale is subject to confirmation by the lender or trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time.

of Trust dated April 17, 2007, executed by JOSEPH L. BARHAM JR, DORIS O. BARHAM, conveying certain real property therein described to CATHY HORNSBY, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee recorded April 19, 2007, in Deed Book 386, Page 2764-2777; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO LASALLE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MERRILL LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-3 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A.§ 355-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the MCNAIRY County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the MCNAIRY Courthouse, located in Selmer, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in McNairy County, Tennessee, to wit: BEGINNING AT A STAKE LOCATED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ASHLEIGH ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 06 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 58 SECONDS EAST, 400 FEET TO A STAKE; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST, 300 FEET TO A STAKE; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST, 410.57 FEET TO A STAKE IN THE MIDDLE OF ASHLEIGH ROAD; THENCE WITH ASHLEIGH ROAD SOUTH 86 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST, 141.92 FEET; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 29 SECONDS EAST 103.99 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. DESCRIBED AS LOT NUMBER 17, SHILOH SURVEYING COMPANY. CONTAINING 2.510 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. THE FOREGOING REAL PROPERTY IS CONVEYED SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING COVENANTS, RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS WHICH SHALL RUN WITH THE LAND, AND SHALL BE BINDING UPON THE GRANTEES

HEREIN, THEIR HEIRS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS, TO WIT: I. NO LOT SHALL BE USED EXCEPT FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES. 2. NO STRUCTURE OF A TEMPORARY CHARACTER, TRAILER, MOBILE HOME, BASEMENT, BARN OR OTHER OUTBUILDING SHALL BE USED AT ANY TIME AS A RESIDENCE, EITHER TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY. 3. NO NOXIOUS OR OFFENSIVE ACTIVITIES SHALL BE CARRIED ON UPON ANY LOT, NOR SHALL ANYTHING BE DONE THEREON WHICH MAY BE OR BECOME AN ANNOYANCE OR NUISANCE TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD. THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JOSEPH L. BARHAM, JR. AND WIFE, DORIS O BARHAM, BY DEED OF RECORD IN DEED BOOK 203, PAGE 918, REGISTER`S OFFICE OF MCNAIRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE. MAP 120, PARCEL 28.45 Parcel ID: 120-28.45 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 409 ASHLEIGH RD, RAMER, TN 38367-5267. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): JOSEPH L. BARHAM JR, DORIS O. BARHAM OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Ford Motor Credit Company, LLC The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/ property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #47619: 2013-04-10 2013-04-17, 2013-04-24 13178 47, 48, 49

Subject to any unpaid taxes. Liens in favor of the United States of America or the State of Tennessee: None Other person or entities interested in this sale: None SOURCE OF TITLE: Deed Book 146 page 341, Register’s Office for McNairy County, Tennessee. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1172 Dennie Barber Road, Stantonville, TN, designated as Map 93 Parcel 19.02 on Tax Assessor’s Maps. THIS the 1st day of April, 2013. KEN SEATON, ATTORNEY. 190 West Houston Avenue P.O. Box 366 Selmer, Tennessee. 38375 Substitute Trustee, Ken Seaton 13156 46, 47, 48 NOTICE TO CREDITORS As required by Chapter No. 175, Public Arts of Tennessee 1939 as amended by Chapter 229, Public Act of 1971 Estate of L.J. GRIFFIN, Late of McNairy County, Tennessee. Notice is hereby given that on April 5, 2013, Letters Testamentary in respect to the Estate of L.J. Griffin, deceased, were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court Clerk & Master of McNairy County, TN. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims matured or unmatured, against his Estate are required to file the same in triplicate with the Clerk & Master of the above named Court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2); otherwise, their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of this noticed to creditors at least sixty (60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of

Brandy Nicole Smith Melendez, Executor Estate of L.J. Griffin Kim Harrison, Clerk & Master Terry Abernathy, Attorney 13182 47, 48 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated November 10, 2009, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded November 17, 2009, at Book 398, Page 224 in Office of the Register of Deeds for McNairy County, Tennessee, executed by Bobbie J. Saxton, conveying certain property therein described to John R. Moss, PC 7 Security Drive, Jackson, TN 38305, a resident of Adamsville, Tennessee as Trustee for Generation Mortgage Company; and the undersigned, Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on May 6, 2013 on or about 1:00 P.M., at the McNairy County Courthouse, Selmer, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in McNairy County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in McNairy County, Tennessee and more particularly described as follows: Tract 1: Beginning at a stake in the South margin of Adams Drive a corner in common with Shand, thence North 87 degrees West with the South margin of Adams Driver 75 feet to a stake thence South leaving said Drive 159 feet to a stake in the North boundary line of Durham; thence South 87 degrees with the Durham North boundary line 75 feet to a stake in common with Shand thence North with Shand’s West boundary line 159 feet to the point of beginning. Tract 2: Beginning at a stake in the South margin of Adams Drive, said stake being the Northwest corner of a lot conveyed to Charles B. Tucker Jr. by Warranty Deed recorded in Deed Book 68, Page 252, in the Register’s Office for McNairy County, Tennessee, thence South along the West line of said Lot 159 feet to a stake; thence West 75 feet to a stake thence North parallel to Tucker’s West line, 159 feet to a stake in the South margin of Adams Drive; thence East along

Tract 3: A lot off of the South end of that tract of land conveyed by deed record in the Office of the Register for McNairy County, Tennessee in Deed Book 63 Page 475 said lot being all of the portion so conveyed which lies South of Adams Street and said lot being bounded on the North by Adams Street, on the South by Woods on the East by Peeler, Fusser and others, and on the West by Durham and others. Tract 4: Beginning at an iron pin located in the South right of way of Adams Street the Northwest corner of the original Passer tract of record in Deed Book 118, Page 64, Register’s Office of McNairy County, Tennessee, the Northwest corner of the herein described tract thence the South margin of Adams Street South 86 degrees 25 minutes 7 seconds East 70 feet to an iron pin located in the center of a ditch thence in a general Southwesterly direction with the meanders of the center of said ditch as same existed in April 1, 1992 approximately 170 feet to a point where the center of said ditch is intersected by the West line of the parent tract, the East line of the Rogers Tract thence North 1 degree 48 minutes 43 seconds East 150 feet to the point of beginning, being a triangular shape lot containing .24 acre more or less. ALSO KNOWN AS: 327 Adams Street, Adamsville, Tennessee 38310 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Bobbie J. Saxton; Secretary of Housing & Urban Development The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 1513‑229835 DATED April 1, 2013 INSERTION DATES: WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee April 10, 2013 April 17, 2013 April 24, 2013 FHA No. 482-4121088-951 DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_ rwatkins_130401_1616 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC. COM 13180 47, 48, 49 SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on May 14, 2013 at 10:00AM local time, at the east door, McNairy County Courthouse, Selmer, Tennessee, conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Tony White and wife, Jennifer White, as joint tenants, to Wesley D. Turner, Trustee, on May 30, 2006

Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee www.kirschattorneys.com Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 555 Perkins Road Extended, Second Floor Memphis, TN 38117 Phone (901)767-5566 Fax (901)761-5690 File No. 10-000508 13181 47, 48, 49 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed

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