Archive | November 21, 2012

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Trojans overcome early fouls to beat MHEA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sound of whistles dominanted the first half of the Millington Trojans’ season opener last Thursday night. The spectators in the William Osteen Gymnasium got comfortable for two quarters that took more than an hour to play when the Trojans were called for 24 fouls. The MHEA Eagles benefited from the […]

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Early foul trouble dooms Lady Trojans in opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Years ago scheduling a home-school team meant an easy victory. But in recent years teams like the MHEA Lady Eagles have won their share of TSSAA games including an early season victory at Millington last year. With players like Emily Lytle, Torri Lewis and Bailey Wilkes, the Lady Eagles can hold […]

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Cougars hold off Central in Season Opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Leaving the locker room last Tuesday night, new Munford Head Basketball Coach Butch Hopkins was drenched from sweat and breathing heavily. The veteran coach with more than 500 career wins also had a big smile on his face. His Cougars earned a 63-58 victory over the 2012 Class 3A State runner-up […]

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Early Season Test for Lady Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent years the Central Lady Warriors of Memphis have been one of the best basketball teams in the state of Tennessee. With a pedigree of State Tournament appearances, titles and a star player like Nina Davis, Munford Lady Cougars Head Coach Steve Poindexter was looking forward to the challenge Nov. […]

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Tears of Joy Caldwell signs with UT Martin

By Thomas Sellers Jr. National Signing Day is known to bring emotions out of those who have earned the right to ink a letter of intent. As her teammates and friends waited last Wednesday in the Millington Central High School Multi-Purpose Room, Lady Trojan center Tiara Caldwell couldn’t fight back the tears anymore. Caldwell let […]

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Winter Sowing — You have to try it!

By Margie Densford My new favorite way to start seeds in the dead of winter is gaining popularity in the gardening community. Winter Sowing is what it’s called, and with a couple of hours invested up front, you can sit back and watch the spring magic unfold. The most bang for my buck in the […]

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Medical Errors Causing Injury

By David Peel Patients in hospitals are injured by medical mistakes or preventable problems in over 1 out of 3 stays, according to a recent study published by Health Affairs, which confirms that hospital mistakes, harmful events and medical malpractice problems are even worse than we suspected. As an injury attorney, I see tragic events […]

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Deer Hunter Abroad

By Josh McGowan I had an epiphany over the weekend I’d like to share. Killing a big, mature buck seems to inspire in me the same feeling of excitement and adulation from my friends and family that winning a fishing tournament does, with one glaring difference. After winning a fishing tournament, someone cuts you a […]

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Calendar November 22

Month of November The Kiwanis Club of Millington’s annual Christmas Tree sales begins on Friday, November 23.   Sales location is the Millington Farmers Market. Kiwanis members are present from 4-8 p.m., Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday; and 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday.  Sales will continue until all trees are […]

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Public Safety Nov. 22

Police Reports Arrests November 8 – 34-year-old Millington man charged with criminal trespass; 35-year-old Memphis woman charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, violation of financial responsibility law and violation of registration law; 26-year-old Munford man charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked violation of financial responsibility law and vehicle entering highway from private road or driveway; 44-year-old […]

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