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Trojans emerge with win over Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Turnovers, miscues, penalties and missed opportunities plagued both the Millington Trojans and Brighton Cardinals Friday night on Mooney Boswell Field. The Trojans endured a majority of their woes in the first half, meanwhile the Cardinals suffered from costly errors during crunch time to fall 20-7. The defeat dropped Brighton to 1-1 […]

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Working on teamwork

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinals were nursing a 1-0 lead early in the second half against the Millington Lady Trojans. Brighton grabbed the early advantage last Thursday in Centennial Park courtesy of a goal from Avis Van Kampen. The energy picked up quickly for the host Lady Trojans when senior Julie Dickenson […]

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Football Wrapup: Week 1

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy got the 2014 season off to a hot start in the second quarter Friday night against Tupelo Christian Prep leading to a 36-0 victory. After jumping ahead 8-0 in the first quarter behind an AJ Hightower run, the junior quarterback used his arm to get the Rebels rollings […]

Keno Taylor rushes from some of his 151 yards.

Late Bloomers: Trojans arrive to Germantown in time to dominate all phases of the game, beat Red Devils 28-0

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN — The phrase “better late than never,” has taken on a whole new meaning for Millington Trojans Head Football Coach Chris Michael. The 2014 season-opening game at Germantown as been on the schedule for months. But hours away from kickoff Friday night, the Trojans were running a little late getting […]

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Teams take steps in the right directions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since a Gable has been on the roster of the Munford Lady Cougars, the Millington Lady Trojans haven’t won a set. Scarlet started that run in 2007 and her sisters Savannah and Cecily have continued the tradition of beating the Lady Trojans since. Over the years there have been some thrilling […]

PUBLIC NOTICE

Shelby County Department of Housing (SCDH) is preparing its Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) for the program year that began July 1, 2013 and ended June 30, 2014. The CAPER is required by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development to describe CDBG and HOME program activities undertaken by SCDH to address housing and […]

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NOTICE OF MILLINGTON BEER PERMIT APPLICATION

Pursuant to the requirements of the Millington Municipal Code, the following information is made known to all interested persons: Ms. Marluzby Portes (DBA Marluzbyís Mexican Restaurant Inc.), has applied for an ìOn Premisesî permit to sell beer at Marluzbyís Mexican Restaurant, located at 6646 US Highway 51 North, Millington TN. The Millington Beer Board will […]

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John Strode receives American Cable Association Award

Star Staff Reports JONESBORO, Ark —  John Strode, Ritter Communications’ Vice President of External Affairs was named recipient of the Lyn Simpson Grassroots Spirit Award at the American Cable Association 9th Independent Show recently in Kansas City, Missouri. “ACA honors with its highest awards those people who rank among the most dedicated and thoughtful professionals […]

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Identity Thieves Target Kids as Well as Adults

By Jason Alderman I’m sorry to report that child identity fraud is alive and well in 2014. If anything, the problem may be worsening as identity thieves devise new methods to steal – and use – children’s personal information. Most commonly, they’ll harvest kids’ dormant Social Security numbers (SSNs) and use them to illegally obtain […]

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Jon Hunter, Luke Hunter and Jimmy Ramsey of Semo Bowfishing doing their part to eliminate Asian carp, an invasive species.

Deer Prep and the Classic

By Josh Gowan We are collectively closing in on one of the busiest times of the year for avid outdoorsmen. While serious fishermen are no strangers to arduous preparations before a trip (I’ve certainly had my fair share,) serious hunters work twice as hard and then some. Re-stringing poles and cleaning out guns are comparable tasks, […]

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My Heroes Have Been

By Otis Griffin Looking back over the last few years, I guess there have been a lot of men and women that have been made to look bigger than life by the news media.  Politicians, military, movies stars, scientists, sports figures, medicine, religion, education, musicians, business people and doctors, just to name a few.  Many […]

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Scam Alert

By David Peel As an injury attorney, I am very unlikely to be targeted in a scam. But this is not true for my grandmother. Here are some current scams that seem to target our seniors. Obituary mining.  In what must be a new low, scammers use all the information in the obituaries to assert […]

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Process Before You Post — Teens

By Mike T. Smith When your parents were your age they had to post their status updates by carving them into stone. Then they just threw the stone as far as they could so everyone else could know what was going on in their life. It was exhausting. The bright side of this is that […]

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Calendar of Events August 28

The River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at Northside United Methodist Church in Jackson on Friday with 173 other DAR members to attend the fall workshop. After the opening session and the introduction of national and state officers all members attended breakout sessions.  Lunch was provided and the 2014 National […]

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Public Safety August 28

Arrests Aug. 13 – 23 year old Millington man charged with domestic assault; 29 year old Memphis man charged with failure to appear. Aug. 15 – 18 year old Millington man charged with burglary; 19 year old Memphis man charged with failure to appear; 35 year old Bartlett man charged with failure to appear; 28 […]

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