Archive | January 24, 2013

BUS Reader's Choice winner

Our Choice

Millington resident Ann F. Goin was recently presented a check for $50 by The Millington Star’s Felicia Watkins. Goin name was pulled out in a random drawing of readers who filled out the Readers’ Choice ballot.

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Sandra Howard

Patriot Bank honors ‘Employee of the Year’

Star Staff Reports Senior Vice President, is pleased to announce that Susan Sampson was named Employee of the Quarter for the Fourth Quarter and was also chosen as Employee of the Year for Patriot Bank. She is the Head Teller at the Covington Square location and has been with the bank since April, 2004 and […]

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Old Millington Winery Wins Major Award

Star Staff Reports Old Millington Winery was honored at the prestigious Wines of the South Competition, held recently in Knoxville.  Their 2011 Blackberry Wine was chosen as Best in Show in the Dessert/Fruit category.  Judges were impressed by this refreshing wine, which is both sweet and tart at the same time, much like a blackberry pie. Wines of […]

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Trojan guard Willie Mudbone

Millington’s lackluster first half hard to overcome against Wolves

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans/Cordova Wolves game Friday night started off as a contest of turnovers, missed shots and miscues. But the chaos blossomed into a thriller in the William Osteen Gymnasium. Nursing a 42-38 lead in the fourth quarter against their District 14-3A foes, the Trojans were outscored 14-7 down the stretch. […]

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Lady Trojan power forward Treasure Redding goes up for a layup Friday night during Millington's blowout win over Cordova in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Senior Forward helping Lady Trojans start District 14-3A play on a roll

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Lady Trojans came out of the locker room Friday night with defense as their top priority. The visiting Cordova Lady Wolves didn’t put a dent into the William Osteen Gymnasium scoreboard until the 3 minute and 20 second mark of the first quarter. The Lady Trojans turned defense into […]

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Dyersburg Duo

Dyersburg’s White starts his recruiting with a pair of Lady Cards

By Thomas Sellers Jr. After a few years away from the Dyersburg State Baseball program, George White is returning to the campus to work on the diamond. But this time White will be working with the Lady Eagles to rejuvenate the softball program. On Jan. 16 he and assistant coach Randy Dailey traveled down Highway […]

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Last week McVay's Woodstock Middle School family came to the Millington Baker Community Center to pay tribute to her life and contributions to the community.

Woodstock and Millington says goodbye to Mrs. McVay

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For several years the warm, loving face greeting students, faculty and staff at Woodstock Middle School in the cafeteria belonged to Delilah Barbee McVay. On Jan. 12, the woman known as Ms. Woodstock passed away. Last week the family invited those who grew to love her to the Baker Community Center […]

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Josh Crowley with a canvasback he killed in Southeast Missouri earlier this month.

Ducks & Lightning Strikes

By Josh McGowan I guess all those rain dances we were doing in the summer have finally started producing! We were ready for the rain at Reelfoot, and hopefully in the next few days the lake will be at full pool. The Mississippi is rising as we speak, and will continue to for at least […]

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Southern Raisin – What Kind of Shower?

By Otis Griffin As my country genius sages know there are many types of showers.  To ’cipher a few there is a dusting, misting, light sprinkling, good little sprinkle, slow to an off and on, to a steady drizzle.  These droplets of pecip are very important to my farmer friends, James and Elaine at Mt. […]

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Lawyer’s Logic

By David Peel As a Christian Injury Lawyer, I look at issues quite differently than most people do. There are many examples of logical-sounding statements that are actually “fallacies.” Argument: “Guns only kill people; killing people is wrong, so guns should be banned.” Sound familiar?  This is the “Fallacy of Generalization.” It sounds logical, but […]

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