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Big plays help Trojans take M&M Bowl

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Head Coach JR Kirby’s game plan toward victory for his Munford Cougars was going well. Then Millington Trojan senior linebacker Patrick Macon literally snatched away Munford’s method for victory in the first quarter of Friday night’s M&M Bowl. After the Cougars picked up three first downs on the opening drive in […]

Millington Trojan senior kick returner Artavious Thomas is wrapped up by a pack of Cordova Wolves Friday night during the first quarter. The Trojans were able to pull out a 23-16 overtime victory and will face the Munford Cougars in the M&M Bowl this Friday night.

Trojans escape district opener with Tyms’ overtime TD run

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Cordova Wolves threw the first punches last Friday in Millington. The host Trojans were on the ropes down 10-0 at the break in the District 14-3A showdown. Then Millington responded to the 8-count getting off the canvas to swing back with 10 quick point in the third quarter to tie […]

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Brighton graduate Reggie Elkins fulfills his promise and reaches pro basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The day Reggie Elkins’ prep basketball career at Brighton High School in 2010, he walked off the court saying his playing days will continue and he wanted to play professionally. Over time Elkins has proven himself to be a man of his word becoming an NAIA standout for the Mid-Continent University […]

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County rivals play four competitive sets with Munford earning victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The question around the Brighton Gymnasium last Thursday night was, ‘Which team is better?’ Coming into the first match up between Tipton County and District 13-3A rivals the Munford Lady Cougars and Brighton Lady Cardinals, fans and even some administrators from both schools were talking about how evenly match the teams […]

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Millington’s solid first half erased by two Cordova goals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If you arrived to the Millington/Cordova soccer match Sept. 2 in time for the second half to start, it appeared the Cordova Lady Wolves were dominating the action. The players in green and white were attacking the ball, chasing down the Millington Lady Trojans and playing aggressively. But midway through the […]

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Flash Floods Rock North Shelby County

Star Staff Reports Flash flooding hit Memphis and the greater Memphis area this morning after rain started pour down about 5 a.m. The morning commute for Bartlett residents to school and work was made difficult by closed roads. In Frayser, several streets were flooded causing detours and residents to be trapped inside their homes. The […]

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Football Wrap Up: Week 3

Stewart has a big night The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels improved to 3-0 on the season after a 37-22 victory over the Fayette Academy Vikings. The Rebels jumped out to a 21-0 lead Friday night in the first quarter in front of the home fans. TRA’s first score came after a 6 minute and 31 second […]

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Star Staff Reports Herbi-Systems’ owner Kenny Crenshaw returned home from his D.C. trip to Arlington National Cemetery with quite the rewarding experience on many levels.  This year, he also came back with a trophy – – the inaugural Workhorse Award, given by national trade association Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), in honor of his longstanding commitment […]

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Calendar of Events September 11

Sept. 11&18 Hampton Memorial UME locateed at 7835 Armour Road will host a Yard Sale Sept.  20th from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are available and for more information, call 872-8836. Sept. 13 A Clothes-Give-Away will be held at Upper Canaan M.B. Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North Saturday,  from 9 a.m. to […]

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How Bullying Can Be a Positive Experience

By Mike T. Smith When I was in middle school I was bullied. It seemed like everyday I was called names, pushed into lockers, and tripped as I was walking down the hall. One day I thought I got away with not being bullied until I got beat up by three guys as I was […]

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Long Weekend Deals Tough Hand

By Josh Gowan I don’t necessarily believe that karma is a legitimate force of nature, but I’d like to think that those of us who go out of our way to be kind and helpful to others have a bit more good fortune. I have been told by more than one person that I have […]

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What Is Whiplash?

By David Peel We all have seen the loads of fraudsters pour out of their barely-tapped vehicle grabbing their necks acting as if they are in agony, and none of us buy it. As an injury attorney that sees crash victims every day, I also see other types of neck injuries from a crash: real […]

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It is a Country Spread

By Otis Griffin When is the last time you pulled up an empty, patched up, broken down, wobbly, nail keg with one of your growing up friends?  Slowly sat down and relived the directions of how you actually got around while hoping to possibly enter maturity.  A good place to begin would be the center […]

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Public Safety September 11

Fire Reports Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire Sept. 1 – 6853 Southknoll Drive Heat from short circuit ( wiring) Aug. 30 – 5081 Easley Street. Authorized controlled burning Aug. 29 – 4397 Bennett Wood Drive. Motor vehicle accident with injuries Aug. 29 – U.S. Highway 51 North and Kerrville Road. Motor vehicle accident without […]

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Goat Days kicks off Friday celebrating 25 years at Millington’s USA Stadium

Star Staff Reports International Goat Days returns to USA Stadium Complex in Millington for the 25th Annual event Sept. 12&13. The two day family festival is packed with fun for the whole family. Millington is thrilled to welcome back the nationally acclaimed Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show. This lumberjack show features World Champion Lumberjacks log rolling, […]

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