Archive | January 3, 2013

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Best One Yet…

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Once again the driving forces behind the Annual Shoe Giveaway at the Millington Payless ShoeSource Irene Beech and Debra Sigee arrived to the 8043 Highway 51 location to make sure applicants received shoes for their children. Before the event that was scheduled to start at 9 a.m., Dec. 22 opened it’s doors, a […]

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Coming From Behind the Scene

Star Staff Reports In 2008, Payless ShoeSource launched the Payless GivesTM Shoes 4 Kids program in the United States, giving away $1 million worth of free shoes. In 2009, Payless extended the program beyond the U.S. to reach families in need in Canada, Puerto Rico and 11 Latin American countries. Now in its fifth year, the program […]

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Retirement Plan Limits Increase in 2013

By Jason Alderman Benjamin Franklin once declared, “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Although I don’t have any updates on the former, where taxes are concerned I do have news: As it does every year, the Internal Revenue Service announced 2013 cost-of-living adjustments to many of the amounts you and […]

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Millington Trojans Kelby Hollowell and Willie Mudbone apply a trap on a Holy Innocent ball handler last Thursday during the St. Benedict Tournament.

Trojans erase sluggish first half with pressure defense and steady flow

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS – Maybe it was the effects of the recent frightful weather, travel-weary legs or Christmas fatigue. Whatever the case was last Thursday in the St. Benedict Gymnasium, the Millington Trojans only scored 15 points in the first half against the Holy Innocent Bears out of Georgia. And trailing 23-15, it […]

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Millington center Tiara Caldwell goes up for two point during last week's Dragon Fire Tournament game against Obion County. The Lady Trojans bounced back with two wins after losing to the Lady Rebels.

Lady Trojans kickoff 2012 Dragon Fire with Obion County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COLLIERVILLE — Some of the headliners coming into the 12th Annual Dragon Fire Tournament at Collierville High School were Manassas and Columbia Central. And another must-see team on day one of the tournament were the Obion County Lady Rebels. And the visitors from rural Tennessee took on the Millington Lady Trojans on […]

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Unwelcomed Guests

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels Head Coach Jason Morgan had a method to his madness by bringing his team to the 2012 St. Benedict Holiday Tournament. Before heading in January and the Division II-A schedule, his Rebels will take on some of the best public schools and large private schools in […]

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Cardinal guard Jericho Williams spilts a Central double team attempt during last month's Lausanne Holiday Tournament.

Cardinals have better showing against Central in Holiday Tournament

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS – After the first 16 minutes against the Central Warriors Dec. 22, some of the Brighton Cardinal faithful were thinking what a difference a few weeks makes. Back in November the Warriors controlled tempo and dominated in all phases of the game to win on their home floor. The rematch […]

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Joey Kellams with a huge buck from southeast Missouri, scoring 186.

Christmas Ducks

By Josh McGowan Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all the outdoorsfolk in our beautiful little piece of America! Jesus is the reason for the season, and there are blessings abound in our neck of the woods. Lord knows I love the thrill of fishing and hunting, and the beauty of the great outdoors, but […]

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Some New Year Needs To….

By Otis Griffin We need some political changes to help everyone in our United States of Our America. Not just a select few.  Quit sending money to foreign soil for public relations and take care of our own folks.  Need for the Department of Agriculture to pay top dollar and buy my farmer’s crops and […]

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Christian Company to be Fined Millions

By David Peel As a Christian attorney, I find that living out faith sometimes puts you at odds with the world’s systems.  Hobby Lobby, a Christian company, has learned that, too. In fact, they might be fined up to $1.3 million a day until they capitulate and compromise what they believe! The 10th Circuit Court […]

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