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All 2014 demons revisit Trojans in Second Round game at Henry County Lady Trojans gain poise to  defeat MMHS on opening night Change of plans spark Trojans to victory Cecily Starting with the Best
 
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All 2014 demons revisit Trojans in Second Round game at Henry County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. PARIS, Tenn. — A microcosm of the 2014 Millington Trojans’ season played itself out in Patriot Stadium Friday night. Injuries, untimely flags and bad breaks plagued the Trojans against the reigning Class 5A champion Henry County Patriots all night. The Patriots took advantage of Millington miscues and a pair of safeties […]

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Lady Trojans gain poise to defeat MMHS on opening night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Opening night nerves? Or maybe it was something the Memphis Metro Home School Lady Mustangs were doing, but the Millington Lady Trojans left a few points off the William Osteen Gymnasium scoreboard last Thursday night. But among the fanfare and MCHS Athletic Hall of Fame inductions, Head Coach Bruce Marshall’s Lady […]

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Change of plans spark Trojans to victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The preseason in basketball is a time to gel, build team chemistry, and work on new sets and plays for your team. But as the opening game approaches, a coach will turn his focus to the opponent and game planning. The scouting report on the Memphis Metro Home School Mustangs was […]

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Cecily’s signing to Austin Peay puts finishing touches on family’s gift to Munford Volleyball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Most fans and supporters of Munford Volleyball in recent years would consider the three daughters of Bonnie and Phillip Gable as gifts to the program. The First Family of Munford Volleyball arrived in Tipton County during the summer of 2007 with an incoming freshman Scarlet and her two younger sisters Savannah […]

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Starting with the Best

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Welcome to Tipton-Rosemark Academy Basketball Keith Cox. The new head coach of the Lady Rebels debuted on Veteran’s Day in the TRA Gymnasium against powerhouse program the Northpoint Lady Trojans. Northpoint was State runner-up last season and features a lineup loaded with experience. The balanced Lady Trojan attack dominated from start […]

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Good Neighbors

Local State Farm insurance agent Jack Leonard hosted a Community Safety/Customer Appreciation Day at his office located at 8110 Highway 51 North on Saturday, Oct. 25. The event featured a drunken goggles test provided by the  R.I.D.D. (the Reduce Impaired Distracted Driving) task force of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, a hot dog lunch and prize giveaways.

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Public Safety November 20, 2014

City Court Reports November 12, 2014 Fines Shaquan L. Ausler – 5118 Thompson Street, Millington, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, failure to signal, $10 fine plus cost. Duane O. Battles – 2179 McCormick Road, Munford, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost, failure […]

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Calendar of Events November 20, 2014

The River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at Veteran’s Plaza in Memphis Tuesday, Nov. 11 to honor all the veterans.  Piper Dr. Ben Kemker presented the introductory music, and the Color Guard, Desoto County Patriots Chapter, TNSAR presented the colors. Nelly Shearer, Hon. Vice President General NSDAR presented the speaker, […]

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Quarterbacking a Win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the past 3 months Tipton-Rosemark Academy athlete AJ Hightower has been busy as the starting quarterback for the Rebels guiding the team to a 6-5 record and playoff appearance. On Veteran’s Day Hightower found himself in a basketball uniform preparing to come off the bench for new Rebel Head Coach […]

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Heartlander Abroad: Rend Lake, Ill.

By David Peel I know my newfound love for Illinois is surprising, believe me, I am as shocked as anyone, but the Land of Lincoln really has a ton to offer for outdoorsmen. Although my budding writing career would lump me in the same tax bracket with a part-time AC repairman in the Arctic Circle […]

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Tribute to Veterans

By David Peel I have felt blessed to live in the United States all my life. Part of what makes our country great is the ample freedom we enjoy. But, as the saying goes, “freedom is not free.” The security, power and military superiority of the United States was earned by the blood, sweat, tears […]

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Some Self-Educated Smarts Does Come in Handy

By Otis Griffin Quite a few years ago it seemed like when decisions were made each was thought out and analyzed.  I could be wrong but in the wonderful South, we referred to a quick fast finalization as being ‘rash’.   I don’t know where that saying comes from or where it is a going. Maybe […]

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Rising Star

By Achrijoli Chanteuse Get ready people, in the upcoming weeks I will share business, social and emotional knowledge of how to reach your stardom. Ask yourself “do you really want to make it?”.Are you willing to put in the work? Ok, start with your prayer to your higher power,you’ll need all the help you can […]

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Encouraging Young Writers

By Susan Macdonald Millington Public Library has an active summer reading program for children and teenagers.  They also have a fall writing program for youngsters. In October, Millington students were invited to participate in the Ghost Writers Contest. This month there is a new contest. The library has recently announced its December short story contest […]

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First Kill

Tate Ervin,10, is a fifth grader at Millington Elementary. He recently killed his first deer on Nov. 10.  Tate was hunting with his dad Joe Ervin and Paw Paw on their farm in Sweet Lips, Tenn. Tate’s deer was an 8-point and he killed this deer with a muzzleloader.

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