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Delay finding zone, dooms Adams Lady Rebels Use All Phases of the Game for Another Victory National Competition After first game setback, Cardinals get more aggressive ONE STEP AHEAD
Trojan Aaron Peerey fouls off a pitch during Millington's opening day game against Ripley.

Delay finding zone, dooms Adams’ debut as skipper

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The debut of the Zane Adams’ Millington Trojan Baseball team had a week delay. After ice, snow and rain cleared out the last week of February and first few days of March, it was sunny and 75 degrees when Adams led his team to the diamond at Brighton Baseball Stadium. The […]

TRA Lady Rebel Taylor Beasley slides into second base against ECS in TRA's 13-1 victory.

Lady Rebels Use All Phases of the Game for Another Victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The news is spreading quickly around the Shelby-Metro area that the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels are pretty good. For a firsthand testimony, ask the FACS Lady Crusaders, Bartlett Lady Panthers and Bolton Lady Wildcats. Those teams have already suffered defeats at the hands of Johnie Sanfratello’s Lady Rebels. The latest victim […]

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National Competition

The Tuscaloosa County High School Wildcats traveled to the Volunteer State to take on some of the best in Tennessee. The Wildcats played the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels at Rebel Field March 18 with both teams exploding for a big inning. Tuscaloosa scored four runs in one inning. Then the Rebels answered with six runs behind […]

Brighton Cardinal Ladarius Williams slides into third base completing a triple as his Head Coach Michael Wickersham advises him to "Get down" against MHEA in Brighton.

After first game setback, Cardinals get more aggressive

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals were three outs away from a 5-0 start under new Head Coach Michael Wickersham. Instead of lamenting over the 3-2 lost to the Bartlett Panthers on opening night, Coach Wick has his players focused on pitching, good defense and an aggressive approach on the base paths and at […]

Lady Charger Neely Glenn slides into second base last week just before Munford shortstop Maddison Welch could attempt a tag. Covington outlasted the Lady Cougars 2-0.


By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON — Most games between Tipton County softball rivals are thrillers that can turn on one play. The March 16 contest between the Munford Lady Cougars and Covington Lady Chargers followed that traditional script on the field at Crestview Middle School. In the fifth inning of a scoreless game, Munford had […]

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Clean up of Joyner Park postponed

The rehab project at Joyner Ball Field near Millington Middle School scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. The event was set to start at 10 a.m. to fix the Joyner Ball Field dugouts. The plan was to tear down the old, dilapidated dugouts and replace with new, open air, chain link dugouts. The city […]

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Coming Soon: Catfish Galley & Seafood

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sign is going up at 7838 Church Street. The location will be the future home to the Catfish Galley & Seafood. The address has been the former home to a few restaurants recently from Miss Sipps Catfish Saloon to Gametime. Catfish Galley & Seafood owner Tom Hale is a veteran […]

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Bethel Bound

Recently Munford Cougar defensive end/outside linebacker Edward Estes was joined by the Munford Football coaching staff during his signing to Bethel held in the school’s cafeteria. Estes is the fourth Cougar in the Class of 2015 to sign with the Wildcats and fifth overall from the program to be heading to the next level.

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Millington native LeeEva Hickerson looks to bring superior home care to Flag City

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Hope Home care & Personal Support Agent owner LeeEva Hickerson is combining her passion and compassion to benefit Millington. Growing up in the Rosemark area and graduating from Bolton High School in 1999, Hickerson saw a need in her community. While attending UT-Martin, Hickerson was building toward her career in health […]

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Is Your Teen Ready for a Summer Job?

By Jason Alderman For many teens, there’s nothing more exciting than receiving the first paycheck from a summer job – a sure-fire ticket to fun and freedom. It’s also a great opportunity for parents to encourage proper money management. Parents or guardians need to do some necessary paperwork first. Working teens will need his or […]

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Josh Gowan

Heartlander Abroad: Lake Washington, Mississippi

By Josh Gowan I promise that this is the last time my report comes from Mississippi, that is of course unless I get another opportunity to go, in which case I apologize ahead of time, because I’ll be down I-55 faster than you can say “Man that’s a huge crappie!” This past weekend was the […]

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Thou Shall Not Kill

By Jim Rast In the Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance, No. 7523, the Hebrew word in God’s Word for kill is “ratsach”, meaning to murder. What is the difference in our word kill and the Hebrew word? Well, “ratsach”, the Hebrew word means, mostly, to premeditate the killing of another human, our word is murder. The Sixth […]

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David Peel

What’s in a name?

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, legal research is common. However, even many non-legal issues, like genealogy (family trees and origins), fascinate me. The origin of how many of us got our last names is quite interesting. Many American names descended to us from ancestors in the “Old World” of Europe. Even in the […]

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Lotta’ Totin’

By Otis Griffin I was so proud.  I couldn’t believe I finally got to do it.  I had waited all my life and now the wonderful day was here.  The older boys in the small community of Rosemark had warned me that I wouldn’t enjoy my new life changing slowly approaching.  We gully jumpers had […]

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Calendar of Events March 26, 2015

Kerry Overton, executive director of Tipton County Commission on Aging, recently spoke to the Young at Heart senior group at Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton.  She discussed the various programs offered and available to the seniors in Tipton County. Month of March The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second […]

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