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Millington finally solves Munford Volleyball puzzle 2016 Trojan Football Poster popping up around town 2016 Journal West 10 Media Gridiron Glory coming this Thursday Bolton ends Millington streak with big second half Cougars
 
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Millington finally solves Munford Volleyball puzzle

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For more than 10 years, the Munford Lady Cougars have dominated the rivalry on the volleyball court against the Millington Lady Trojans. During that time frame, Munford has reached two State Tournaments, numerous Sub-State rounds starting in 2005 and sent several players to the college level including Sarah Chambers, Cecily Gable, […]

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2016 Trojan Football Poster popping up around town

The 10th version of The First Tennessee Trojan Football poster is now appearing around town. First Tennessee is located at 5052 Navy Road in Millington. Branch Manager Thelma Brown has been the driving force behind the poster since 2007 and she is featuring the latest edition in the lobby of the bank. For more information […]

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2016 Journal West 10 Media Gridiron Glory coming this Thursday

Hitting newsstands this week is the 2016 Gridiron Glory: The Time is Now. Gridiron Glory is the Journal West 10 Media’s annual look into the Shelby-Metro area football. Inside this year’s edition — features on Tipton-Rosemark Academy’s Jose Flores, Munford standout Garrett Baugh, Brighton’s speedster Malik Mathews and Millington’s powerhouse known as “Highway 51” Nick […]

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Bolton ends Millington streak with big second half

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — Two teams with something to prove took to the Bolton Stadium field tonight. The host Bolton Wildcats were ready to end a 10-year losing streak to the rival Millington Trojans. Meanwhile the Trojans were looking to extend the straight, get off to a 1-0 start and build the confidence […]

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Cougars’ Hot Start

The Munford Cougar Golf team is off to a solid start in the 2016 season. The Cougars won matches Tuesday and Thursday. Munford defeated Arlington and Millington earlier in the week 167, 180 and 227 respectively at Glen Eagle. Cougar Josh Hatfield was co-medalist shooting a 41 on the day. Later in the week, the […]

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Club Owner, Law Enforcement Officers Indicted on Charges of Receiving Stolen Merchandise

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS – A club owner, Memphis Police officer and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office sergeant have all been indicted for their alleged roles in buying liquor, electronics and footwear they believed to be stolen. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee; Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings; and Shelby […]

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Ordinance will regulate development, minimize danger because of flooding

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading to minimize the danger to life and property caused by flooding. Board members took the action during their Aug. 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. […]

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Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay giving […]

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Public Safety August 18, 2016

Arrests Aug. 3 – 58 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear Aug. 4 – 56 year old Mercer male charged with failure to appear; 52 year old Munford male charged with failure to appear Aug. 5 – 46 year old Millington female charged with aggravated assault Aug. 7 – 26 year old […]

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CALCIUM AND BONE HEALTH

By Thelma Ledford We are taking calcium supplements believing that we will not have osteoporosis. But, is this the only thing we must be concerned with in the building of bones? As important as calcium is, it is not the only bone-building mineral. Don’t forget vitamin D! It is extremely important for calcium absorption, but […]

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Girl Scout Saturday Events in Brighton and Millington

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — Girl Scouts Heart of the South has declared Saturday, Aug. 20 to be Girl Scout Saturday! Girl Scouts are planning events around the Mid-South on that day to introduce girls and their families to the fun and adventure of Girl Scouting! The following Girl Scout Saturday events are planned for […]

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Info Not Needed

By David Peel So often the advice we give other people does entirely go unheeded. They trouble us to ask a question, give us all the facts, and then ask us what we think they should do. We tell them, and if you’re like me, often you hear them say that’s what someone else said. […]

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Calendar of Events August 18, 2016

Month of August *The American Legion and Auxiliary holds monthly meetings at the Baker Center starting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. On the first Saturday of the summer months the Auxiliary have been at the Farmers Market informing the community about our projects/programs that help our Veterans. For more information, […]

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What Can Investors Learn from Roller Coaster Rides?

If you have an interest in looking up obscure holidays and celebrations, you will find that August 16th is National Roller Coaster Day. As you know, a roller coaster is used as a metaphor for many areas of life – including the financial markets. As an investor, what can you learn from this thrill ride? Here […]

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Coming over from Wooddale, Andre Golden plans to add a big boost to the Brighton Cardinal offense in 2016. He set several state records last year in receiving.

GOLDEN TOUCH: Cardinals look to repeat with additional weapons on offense

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In one of the most entertaining game of 2015, the Brighton Cardinals survived in Halle Stadium 37-34 over the Wooddale Cardinals. It took a team-effort for the Cardinals of Tipton County to outlast the hungry Wooddale squad. The Cardinals of Shelby County were paced by the record-breaking explodes of Andre Golden. […]

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