Archive | December 12, 2012

Multi-million dollar monkey attack

By David Peel As an injury attorney, I often see and hear some very odd and unusual stories of how folks get hurt, but this severe injury takes the cake! You might recall that a woman was mauled in February 2009 by a 200-pound chimpanzee that ripped off her nose, lips, eyes and hands before […]

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Momma Said He’s On The Way

By Otis Griffin When it was close to Santy coming Momma reminded that I must be good or he won’t stop. At this young age all the kids had been told the same thing by their parents.  Remember how you got to thinking, “well I wonder if Santy saw me when I was chasing the […]

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South Tipton Chamber Member Appreciation Banquet

2012 Chairman of the Board Bobby Chapman congratulates Volunteer of the Year Kathy Desjarlais. Dr. Tim Fite was honored as the 2012  Outstanding Person of the Year. 2012 Member Appreciation Banquet Thanks to our sponsors:   BancorpSouth Bank of Tipton Baptist Memorial Hospital – Tipton Jack & Kathy Bomar Ken & Rosemary Bridges Brighton Bank […]

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Feeling Blue

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS – The list of names on the Red Team read like the who’s who of 2013 Southeastern Conference recruiting. So the Blue Team entered the 2012 AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star game on the campus of Memphis University School with a chip on their shoulders. Leading most of the […]

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Trojans pull away from gamed Cards

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was no secret that the Brighton Basketball Cardinals got young overnight. Head Coach Darryle Rogers graduated talent like Ricky Foster and Tony Brooks. And the transfers of players like Kameron Foster, Demetrius Dyson and Jonathan Starks forced a youth movement on the Brighton hardwood. Coming into Friday night’s game at […]

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Millington wins with power game over Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The typical headliners for Millington Lady Trojans basketball the last three has been the Twin Towers of Treasure Reading and Tiara Caldwell. Reading is a versatile 6’2 forward who can put the ball on the floor, shoot from long range and block shots. Caldwell is a force in the paint earning […]

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Munford’s Baker earns scholarship to DSU

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Those who have worn the Munford Lady Cougar Softball uniform for the past few years know Head Coach Glenn Goulder takes a set on a bucket to view the game. The last three years Jessyca Baker has been right next to him patiently waiting on her time to shine. When Baker […]

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Rebels run out of cures against JCS

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The flu made the news in Jackson last week. The illness brought on the closing of Trinity Christian School and the University School of Jackson. One of their rivals, Jackson Christian School, the coughs of Madison County behind for the safehaven of the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Gymnasium Dec. 4 to take on […]

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JCS brings Lady Rebels down to earth

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Shari Armour’s Tipton-Rosemark Lady Rebel Basketball team has been the talk of the campus lately. Coming out the gates with a 5-2 start with a few blowout victories, spectators came out Dec. 4 to the TRA Gymnasium to see the new-look Lady Rebels take on the Jackson Christian School Lady Eagles. […]

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Author comes back to Millington-Memphis area, setting for historic thriller Baden Powell’s Beads

Star Staff Reports Author Paul D. Parsons returns to Memphis—setting for his novel, home of his youth and medical studies—to greet old friends and new this holiday season. Parsons will sign copies of his historic thriller BADEN POWELL’S BEADS, Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble at Wolfchase Galleria. Parsons has studied the […]

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