Archive | September, 2012

Ritter Communications is moving to West Tennessee with the purchase of Millington Telephone.

Ritter Communications to Acquire Millington Telephone and Millington Cable Companies

Star Staff Reports Ritter Communications, a provider of advanced telecommunications services and broadband technologies to business and residential customers in northeast and north central Arkansas, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Millington Telephone Company, Inc. and Millington CATV Inc., Ritter Chairman and CEO Dan Hatzenbuehler announced today. The acquisitions are subject to regulatory approvals […]

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Banky’s Donuts shuts its doors

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A moving crew was on the scene early this morning preparing to remove equipment and items from Banky’s Donuts and Pastries. The owners, Dennis and Christine Bankert, announced via facebook, the closing of Banky’s Donuts and Pastries effective immediately. The business has been open for over eight years.  

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Band’s Concession Stand to come down

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Band Booster Club President Lisa Vogt stands outside of the soon-to-be gone concession stand. A  petition by a Millington resident living near the Millington Football Stadium is the reason the trailer will be gone after the end of the football season either in October or November. The concession stand is […]

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Cards win thriller in Millington 28-27

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In one of the most eventful final minutes in a long time, the Brighton Cardinals hold on to beat the Millington Trojans 28-27 tonight. The Cardinals got the go-ahead score with a minute and 29 seconds remaining when senior wide out Artez Harris caught a 47-yard touchdown from fellow senior Brady […]

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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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