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BREAKING NEWS: Millington Trojan Van Emelen hits for cycle Brighton junior hurler gives her team a boost, earning a victory over the rival Munford Rivals battle in seesaw affair Next Level: Arm 2 Arm Kick Start
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BREAKING NEWS: Millington Trojan Van Emelen hits for cycle

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On a field full of Trojans, one stood tallest tonight at Miles Park in Millington. Millington Trojan senior Lucas Van Emelen helped his team defeat the Northpoint Christian Trojans 14-1 hitting for the cycle driving in 6 RBIs. The historic moment of completing the cycle came in the fourth inning with […]

Brighton catcher Currie McIntyre attempts to make a diving catch in foul territory under the watchful eye of the umpire last Thursday against the Munford Lady Cougars.

Brighton junior hurler gives her team a boost, earning a victory over the rival Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For almost 20 years Brighton Head Coach Robin Jacobs has seen his share of close Brighton/Munford softball games. The latest clash at Munford Softball Field was no different with the score 0-0 heading into the seventh inning. While Jacobs has won his share of games against Munford Lady Cougars Skipper Glenn […]

Munford Cougar infieder Garrett Baugh applies a tag in time to get a Cardinal base runner during last week's game in Brighton.

Rivals battle in seesaw affair

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Recently Brighton Head Coach Michael Wickersham kind of celebrated a personal milestone with his team in Middle Tennessee. The man known as Coach Wick picked up his 100th career coaching victory adding another special moment in his first season with the Brighton Cardinals. “Reached the 100th win in Murfreesboro beating Oakland,” […]

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Next Level: Arm 2 Arm

Former Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels Connor Alexander and David Owen meet up before their two college teams played at FedEx Park in Memphis last month. Alexander is a freshman at The University of Memphis and has seen action on the mound in relief. Meanwhile, Owen is a junior at Arkansas State and one of the aces […]

Soccer No. 4 Munford

Kick Start

Munford Cougar Thomas Choate tries to clear the ball from near his goal last Thursday in Centennial Park against rival the Millington Trojans. Despite the Cougars taking a 2-1 lead early in the contest, the Trojans rallied receiving a game-winning goal from senior Carlos Lipsey last in the game to win 3-2.

BUS iRepear Village Plaza 4-9

Technology repair company opens second location in Flag City

By Thomas Sellers Jr. iPhones, iPads and iPods will eventually need an iRepear. Now residents of Tipton County and Millington don’t have to drive miles and minutes out of the way to fix their electronics. Recently iRepear opened in the Millington’s Village Plaza next door to Sonic at 8123 Highway 51 North. The company owned […]

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Affording Fido: A Cost Checklist for a New Pet

By Jason Alderman Premium food, state-of-the-art veterinary care and creature comforts most humans would envy are now a regular part of life for many American pets. That’s why prospective pet owners should consider financial planning before bringing home a dog, cat or other breed of animal. For those considering purchasing or adopting a pet, do […]

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Scott Stafford of Portageville, Mo., poses with a couple of Reelfoot Lake slabs.

The Spawn

By Josh Gowan There are two things that absolutely get my heart pumping more than anything else in the outdoors, the whitetail rut and the crappie spawn. The Lord clearly knew that most stand-up, logical outdoorsmen would prefer crappie and deer over all other fish and game, so he put these two glorious seasons at […]

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Country Boys Will Eat

By Otis Griffin My fellow Southern country Americans love to eat.  Just a fact.  Rednecks are known for being friendly, neighborly, loving and hungry.   Foreign countries way up North ask us why are we that way and the answer is simple. Country folks work hard which instills  hunger and our neighbors are friendly.  Rednecks learned […]

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David Peel

Thinking of Law School?

By David Peel As an injury lawyer who has had my own firm since 2000, I am asked to speak to groups and I get asked, “Do you think I should go to law school?” There is a huge controversy about the current value of a law degree. You may have heard that legal jobs […]

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Thou shall not steal

By Jim Rast If a person was to go to a third grade class school room and asks, “Who here has heard of the Ten Commandments?” How many children would raise their hands? There would be some of them. And if they were asked, “Can anyone give me one?” There would be some to raise […]

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Public Safety April 16, 2015

City Court Reports April 7, 2015 Fines Jennifer R. Hodges – 8261 Robena Lane, MIllington, no driver’s license on person, $25 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $25 fine no coast vaild after issued citation James B. Rucker – 121 Revier Road, Ripley, no drivers license, $25 fine plus cost, failure to […]

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Calendar of Events April 16

The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Fine Arts Department is taking to the stage this week with the world premiere of “An Evening with the Characters of Pride and Prejudice.” The production opened April 13 and will conclude on April 19. This version of the Jane Austen novel was created through music and lyrics by Lindsay Warren Baker […]

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Board OKs Watkins Uiberall to audit city’s finances for 2014-15 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved Watkins Uiberall of Memphis this week to audit the city’s financial statements for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. The […]

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Brighton Top 10

Flying High

Members of the Brighton High School Class of 2015 Top 10 took a break from their final month of studies to snap a picture and have a little fun. The Top 10 will be recognized along with the entire class of Cardinals on May 14 during graduation scheduled to be held at the Brighton Football […]

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