Archive | February 21, 2013

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Turner becomes third Lady Cougar to sign with Southwest, natural skill set guides her to college level

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Alex Turner has been making things look easy for 18 years. Even on the biggest day of her student/athlete career, the Munford High School senior nonchalantly walked into the cafeteria making sure all her invited guest to her signing ceremony were in attendance. After  flashing her trademark smile to her grandmother Betty […]

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Kind Words

Local author Josephine D. Hasan-Kerr recently held her book signing for 6 Steps to Forgiveness at NEX on the NSA Mid-South Base. Kerr who is active in the ministry has published books in the past on spiritual and mental well-being. From fashion design to outreach, Kerr and her family have built a reputation in the […]

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MIR announces partnerships with local hotels

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway welcomes Hampton Inn & Suites on Highway 51 in Millington and Best Western Galleria Inn & Suites in Bartlett as a valued partners through 2014. Located only minutes away from MIR at 8838 Highway 51 North in Millington, the Hampton Inn & Suites boasts 81 guest rooms and suites, versatile […]

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Lady Trojans advance to district title game, earn home date this Friday in Regionals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — Leading 51-34 late in the fourth quarter Saturday night, things appeared safe for the Millington Lady Trojans in the semifinals of the District 14-3A Girls Basketball Tournament. With victory in hand, some of the Millington faithful headed for the exits of the Cordova Gymnasium. But the Bolton Lady Wildcats […]

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Arlington’s hot start too much for Trojans to overcome ending the season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA —  The scenario was simple for the Arlington Tigers and Millington Trojans Friday night in the first round game of District 14-3A Boys Basketball Tournament. The winner of the game would advance to the next round to play the No. 1 seeded Craigmont Chiefs. The loser of the contest would […]

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Trojan Seniors Honored for Starting Millington Careers with Championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Before the 10 Millington Trojan seniors played their last regular-season home game in the William Osteen Gymnasium, it was time for a quick trip down memory lane. On Feb. 12, Millington Athletic Director Beth Hale stood nearby the Senior Night festivities with a larger white banner in her hands. As public […]

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I Thought

  By Otis Griffin Can anyone remember when you could go to one place or one individual and handle all your woes and business? We could go to Mayes-Howard lumber yard on fifty-one highway and get all our supplies to repair a house (big or the little one) and a barn.  Just one location. Nuthin’ […]

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Boy Scouts Controversial Policy

By David Peel As a Christian lawyer, I have been asked a lot about the controversy surrounding the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policy regarding possibly allowing leaders who have declared themselves as openly homosexual. I am proud to be an Eagle Scout, parent of two young Scouts, and a longtime contributor to, and active […]

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Calendar of Events Feb. 21

Munford Maylor Dwayne Cole issued a proclamation recognizing the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and gave it to the River City Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. At the January meeting of the chapter Lorraine Miller and her fellow member Theta Rone, presented the proclamation to Anne […]

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Public Safety Feb. 21

Fire Reports Outside rubbish fire, other February 7 – 9127 Armour Road. Unauthorized burning February 7 – 8077 Wilkinsville Road. Cooking fire, confined to container February 13 – 5077 Easley St. Motor vehicle accident with injuries February 7 – Highway 51 North at Wilkinsville Road; Highway 51 North at Copper Creek Boulevard. Motor vehicle accident with no injuries February […]

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