Archive | November 1, 2012

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Tradition Continues

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since the 1980s the Millington City Beautiful Commission’s Citywide Cleanup has brought people of all ages and diverse backgrounds together with the sole purpose of making Flag City better. For the last few years one of the leading forces behind the Spring and Fall cleanups has been Jeremy Rochell. Involved in […]

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Local BNI Chapter Launches

Star Staff Reports Local BNI Chapter, Tri-County Connectors, had their first Visitors’ Open House on Sept. 25 at Cole’s Home Solutions in Millington. There were 44 in attendance. The guest speaker was Mike Kopp, owner of WindowTreatments, Arlington. Kopp gave his testimony on how BNI impacted the success of his business. “Joining BNI is the […]

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First Citizens National Bank Holds Annual “Pink Out

In an effort to bring awareness to breast cancer research and promote survival rates, teammates at First Citizens National Bank’s 19 locations hosted their annual *“Pink Out”* on Oct. 18. Teammates at the bank wore pink attire and/or pink ribbons to promote awareness. Kerrie Heckethorn, SVP & Human Resources Officer, stated “First Citizens hopes our […]

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Playoff Preview- Trojans at Cardinals

The match up between the Brighton Cardinals and Millington Trojans this Friday will be a rematch of a thriller from earlier this season. By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Class 6A State Football Playoff game will take place in Brighton. The Trojans (5-5) were placed as a seventh seed to take on the District 13-3A runner […]

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Playoff Preview- Cougars at Jackson North Side

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There are two unbeaten teams entering the Class 5A State Football Playoffs in Tennessee. And the Munford Cougars drew one of them this Friday heading to Jackson North Side. The Indians went 10-0 this season along with Beech. JNS’ path to a perfect record included a 54-14 win over the Cougars […]

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Season Four the Ages

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The moment the lights turned on over the Munford Stadium, history was made for the Lady Cougars. The night of Oct. 23 marked the first time the four-year old Munford Soccer program hosted a Region 7-3A Tournament game. The Bartlett Lady Panthers played spoiler scoring three quick goals. Despite the Lady […]

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Arlington defeat leaves Trojans with a nervous night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — Several Arlington Tigers had the Millington game to conclude the 2012 season marked on their schedule. But after a 28-7 loss to the Bolton Wildcats the previous week, the contest against the Trojans had increased importance beside revenge. “The difference in this game, we felt like we let everybody […]

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Smiles heat up the Market

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Cold weather and the smiling face of Larry Duncan greeted customers on the last day of the 2012 season at the Millington Farmers Market. Saturday marked the conclusion of the third year of the market located just over the railroad tracks on Easley Street. Duncan has been a part of the […]

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Deer Moving & Fish Biting

By Josh McGowan Do you believe there are places in the world where the temperature stays the same all day and most of the year? Those poor folks sure have it tough, not getting to experience freezing in the morning and sweating in the afternoon, mastering the art of stripping off layers of clothes, getting […]

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It Was True

By Otis Griffin How many folks can go back in time and relive the hard work it took to put some grub on the  table. I know it was several generations earlier but tell the modern gap of the sacrifices and they will look at you like you slapped ’em in the face with a […]

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