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Center of Attention: Barker gains recognition, respect and Rhodes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Next man up is familiar phrase in the game of football. Players on the sideline know they are just a play away from being in the lineup and the rotation. This past preseason new arrival DJ Barker went from backup senior center to starting senior center. The newcomer from St. Augustine, […]

Brighton senior guard Zach Lewis attacks the lane going over Millington's Jonathan Mattox during last Friday night's game in Brighton.

Cardinal win over Millington much-needed spark

By Thomas Sellers Jr. While the Millington Trojans were rejoicing over a 56-53 victory Nov. 28 against the TRA Rebels, the Brighton Cardinals were left trying to regroup after a loss to the Ripley Tigers. The defeat courtesy of Ripley left Brighton 1-3 heading into the area-rivalry showdown against the Trojans. Cardinal Head Coach Stan […]

Brighton senior guard Kailey Hunt goes up for a layup over Millington defender Kiara Kemp during Friday night's game in Brighton.

Lady Cardinals still learning Brighton Basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton Lady Cardinals Head Coach David Wampler has a list of goals for his team. After winning 9 games last year, ending the district winless streak and not finishing last in the league, many in the community are declaring the Lady Cardinals to be back. But Wampler is saying, ‘Not so […]

Millington forward Mac Coulter forces a tougher layup for TRA forward Ethan Stewart during last week's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Flag City Showdown: Trojans survived battle with cross-town rivals TRA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans’ unofficial Rivalry Week began Tuesday night welcoming the new-look Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels. With the Rebels led by new Head Coach Chris Anderson coming to the William Osteen Gymnasium first, the Trojans had the challenge of winning the Flag City Showdown before traveling up the road to take on […]

TRA forward Jordan Allen looks for an open teammate as Lady Trojan Kamyiah “KT” Tomlin defends.

Hall’s Monitoring: TRA senior and Lady Rebels teammates build winning ways

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The week of November 27 presented a challenge for Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebel Head Coach Cameron Pridemore’s team. Taking on the likes of Westminster, Millington and Rossville in a four-day stretch, the Lady Rebels were going to be the favorites in each game. Not too long ago, TRA would have been […]

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Public Safety December 7, 2017

Arrests Nov. 22- 28-year-old Memphis female charged with failure to appear; Nov. 23- 31-year-old Munford female charged with public intoxication, theft of property – conduct involving merchandise, disorderly conduct, resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search and four counts of assault; Nov. 25- 52-year-old Millington female charged with domestic assualt; Nov. 27- 25-year-old Munford female […]

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TCS’ Avery and Shipley chosen for statewide program

Star Staff Reports Twenty-six assistant principals will participate in a one-year fellowship program as part of Tennessee’s drive to cultivate school leaders for the future. Gov. Bill Haslam on Friday announced educators chosen for his 2018 Governor’s Academy for School Leadership, as well as the 26 principals who will mentor them. The initiative is in […]

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Lauren Moody

Lauren’s Elf Shelf underway at TRA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Class of 2018 is making sure every game, every school event and every Rebel function will involve the late Lauren Moody. Moody, who passed away after her battle with cancer in December 2015, would have been a senior this year, a member of the volleyball and basketball teams […]

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School Board amends Capital Projects Budget for current fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to amend its Capital Projects Budget for the current fiscal year, based on additional revenue received or anticipated. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Cody Childress and seconded by Chris Denson. The motion was […]

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Calendar of Events December 7, 2017

Dec. 14 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting and annual Christmas luncheon will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 14 at Leach Family Restaurant, 4750 Navy Road in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. Dec. 15 National Urban Professional Baseball League’s Players’ Ball will be held Friday at the Holiday Inn Express located […]

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Millington Parade Santa

Seasonal Faces

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The weather felt almost like an early spring day. But Santa was still going to make his annual appearance prior to Christmas in the city of Millington. On Saturday, the Man from the North Pole was joined by the Mrs. for the Flag City tradition of the annual Christmas Parade. Santa […]

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Metro Medals

Star Staff Reports Recently the Millington Metro Trojans held their banquet to honor members of the team for a solid 2017 season. Most Improved Cortez Jackson, Captain Marquez Dowell, Best Offensive Skill Hayden Strickland, Best Defensive Skill Christian Perez, Best Defensive Lineman and Captain TJ Graves, and Best Offensive Lineman Abraham Perez. The 2017 Millington […]

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TRA White Christmas Cast

SCHOOL NOTICE: TRA presents Berlin’s White Christmas this week

Tipton-Rosemark Academy Theater Department presents the musical, “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,”based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank. Music and lyrics by Berlin, book by David Ives and Paul Blake, original stage production directed by Walter Bobbie, orchestrations by Larry Blank, vocal and dance arrangements by Bruce Pomahac. Performances are Dec.7-10 at the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Performing Arts […]

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Alex Langford signing

SPORTS ALERT: TRA’S Langford becomes program’s first position player D-I signee

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel Baseball program witnessed its first Division I position player signee today in the school’s lobby. Alex Langford is the answer to the future trivia question. The senior catcher joined other Rebel greats David Owen, Connor Alexander and current teammate Corey Mitson as D-I signings under Head Coach […]

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Brett Wilkins and Will Dunlap Signings

SPORTS ALERT: Brighton Baseball celebrates signings of Wilkins and Dunlap to Vol State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton High School Baseball program came together today to celebrate a pair of signing to Vol State. The Cardinal duo of Brett Wilkins and Will Dunlap will be joining the Pioneer program in Gallitin in 2018. Vol State Head Coach Ryan Hunt made the trip Brighton to witness Wilkins and […]

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