Archive | December, 2012

NSA Mid-South gives back.

Filling Shelves & Hearts

By Thomas Sellers Jr & Michelle Torres       VFW Does It Again For months Millington Food Pantry volunteer Pam Villarreal faced nearly empty shelves and bare walls in the building on the campus of the Millington First United Methodist Church. But a recent rush of donations of food and money have reloaded the […]

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Memphis Goodwill Opens New Store in Covington

Star Staff Reports Memphis Goodwill Incorporated marked the opening of a new retail store in Covington, (Tipton County) with a ribbon cutting held last Thursday at the new retail store location 800 Highway 51 North in Covington. The new store will be housed in the former Dollar General location on Highway 51 N. next door […]

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Make Some New Year’s (Financial) Resolutions for 2013

By Michael Mason Once again, it’s time to make some New Year’s resolutions. This year, in addition to promising yourself that you’ll hit the gym more often, learn a new language or take up a musical instrument — all worthy goals, of course — why not set some financial resolutions? Consider these suggestions: Boost your […]

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Rebel junior forward Matt "Moose" Moody goes up for a two-hand slam against Macon Road. Moody lead his team in scoring in the 60-42 victory.

FLYIN’ MOOSE

By Thomas Sellers Jr. With his team 5-6 coming into last Thursday night’s game, Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Coach Jason Morgan was on a mission. The history teacher gave himself an assignment on the legacy of Rebel Basketball prior to Christmas Day. What Morgan uncovered was motivation for his team coming into the Macon Road Kingmen […]

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Tipton-Rosemark Academy guard Taylor Beasley reaches in for a rebound over a Macon Road player last Thursday night in the TRA Gymnasium. Beasley and her Lady Rebel teammates were able to pull away for a 72-37 win.

Basics to Victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There was a glaring contrast in the final box score from the Macon Road Kingmen/Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebel contest. The game last Thursday in the TRA Gymnasium was dominated by TRA except for the second quarter. Macon Road outscored the Lady Rebels 20-10 in the period because of TRA fouls, misuses […]

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Stark upcourt

Holiday Hoops

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars traveled to Memphis last week to play in the Lynx Holiday Tournament on the campus of Lausanne. The Cougars took on the Olive Branch Quistors Friday afternoon dropping a 62-58 decision. Munford trailed by double digits at one point. But the Cougars rallied behind the hot shooting of […]

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Lady Cougar Precious Mills secures a rebound against the Lynx.

Lady Cougars bounce back from Coving defeat dominating Lynx

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Since Steve Poindexter has arrived on the Munford High School campus his Lady Cougar Basketball program has taken a step up every season. In his first season the youthful Lady Cougars pushed the higher seeded Craigmont Lady Chiefs to the brink of elimination in Regionals. Last season Munford was […]

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Kendra Richardson skies for a layup.

Lady Trojans comeback falls short, younger players take another step forward in assisting seniors

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN — Whether it was fatigue or the Houston Lady Mustangs’ execution, it seemed the Millington Lady Trojans hit a wall around the 4:15 mark of the fourth quarter. The Lady Mustangs erased a 37-24 Millington lead to jump ahead 41-34 after a three-point play by Ayoka Harris. Houston went on […]

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Christmas Question

December Cartoon

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Houseplants

Let’s talk houseplants

By Margie Densford My definition of a ‘houseplant’ is a plant that lives inside twelve months out of the year. The other part-time residents I call tropicals, because these over-winter inside and go back outside when temperatures heat up. Having plants in your home can do everything from make you healthier to lift your spirits. […]

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