Archive | September 20, 2012

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Crossing Paths

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last month area resident Dorothy McDonald was greeted by Memphis Tiger long snapper  and full back Alan Cross at the 2012 Tiger FanFest. Because of rain in the area that day, the event was moved indoors on the campus’ Mike Rose Theater. Cross, a former Millington Trojan, signed autographs and greeted […]

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Bailey Chandler and her Lady Trojan teammates race up field against Arlington last week.

Plan of Attack Gives Millington a Chance Against Arlington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Arlington Lady Tigers 2-0 win over the Millington Lady Trojans Sept. 10 was their second win of the season after 11 games. But Arlington Head Coach Zeke Vezina is fine with a 2-9 overall record. Maybe because the Millington win in Centennial Park made his team 1-0 in District 14-3A. […]

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View from Above: Millington Volleyball among best in District 14-3A

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As of Sept. 11, the Millington Lady Trojan Volleyball team stood atop the District 14-3A standings. Millington improved to 2-0 in league play dominating the Craigmont Lady Chiefs in the William Osteen Gymnasium 25-12, 25-13 and 25-14. Seniors like Elizabeth Woodard and Jaymie Chism agreed there is one key factor for […]

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Trojans bounce back with blowout of Bolton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans had an unfamiliar task this past week. Bouncing back from a Munford Cougar defeat. It had been 10 years since their rivals up the road beat them in an M&M Bowl. Friday night the Bolton Wildcats traveled to Millington to take on the determined Trojans. And sparked by […]

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Teal, Tourney’s & Fishing Bloopers

By Josh McGowan You know how you can tell when it’s teal season? When you’re out on the lake, slowly, quietly, gently easing up to your favorite set of stumps, you lightly pitch a 1/32 oz. finesse jig, and “BANG, BANG, BANG”, a couple dozen shots ring out over your head!!! Teal season is open […]

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Five tips on teaching your kids to drive

Teaching your kids to drive safely may be one of the most important lessons you ever pass on to them. I do nothing but injury law, so I see injuries from car and truck accidents literally every single day. Driving is the most dangerous thing we do, much more so than flying or even tornadoes […]

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Public Safety: September 20

Fire Reports   Building fire September 11 – 4414 Grand Pyramid. Passenger vehicle fire September 9 – 7775 Highway 51 South. Outside mailbox fire September 11 – 4680 Bill Knight Avenue. Cooking fire September 6 – 6538 Annie Lee St. Motor vehicle accident September 10 – 4667 Shelby Road. Severe weather or natural disaster September […]

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Celebrate Munford 2012

By Felicia Watkins This past Saturday Celebrate Munford was held downtown. Several hundred showed up for food, fun and events. Along with special guests, the Munford High and Middle school’s choirs performed and the Shriners raised money for a local hospital. 

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Mayoral Runoff Profile: Ken Uselton

Dr. Ken Uselton has worked in the construction business, taught at universities and stood in the pulpit throughout his adulthood. Now the Tennessee native is one step closer to his next possible job. On Aug. 2, Uselton received more than 900 votes to be the next mayor of Millington. But that was only good enough […]

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Rex’s Corner: Late MCHS graduate, player and booster honored

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It seems the duo of Rex and Sue Waits will be a permanent fixture at the Millington Football Stadium End Zone Grill. For years the couple oversaw the activities centered around the large grill and smoker set up next to the Millington Trojan Fieldhouse. The high school sweethearts made the Friday […]

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