Archive | March 7, 2013

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Trojan running back’s life experiences guides his path to Bethel College

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Bethel College Assistant Coach Paul Frazier has seen his share of M&M Bowls between the Munford Cougars and Millington Trojans. In the most recent addition back in September, Frazier watched Millington running back Antonio Webber dominant the action Friday and Saturday nights. Despite Webber leading the game in rushing and scoring […]

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BBB helps Naval Support Activity Mid-South Kick Off Military Saves Week

Star Staff Reports The week of Feb. 25 – March 1 was designated as Military Saves Week. Naval Support Activity Mid-South kicked off the week with a BBB presentation of a workshop entitled Tricks of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud. The program is part of a partnership between the BBB and the FINRA (Financial Investment […]

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Tax Deadlines Are Real

By Jason Alderman Congress could well debate the debt ceiling, tax reform and other important economic issues until the cows come home, but one thing’s for sure: If you don’t pay your income taxes – or at least file for an extension – by April 15, you could be in for a world of financial […]

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Hotel wins national Connie Award, granted only to ten Hampton properties each year

Star Staff Reports Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, has awarded the Hampton Inn & Suites Millington the Connie Award, recognizing it as one of the top hotels in the brand’s portfolio.  The award is presented to the ten hotels with […]

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Best season in Lady Cougar history comes to end Sub-State Saturday Night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Just moments after his first season at Munford High School concluded in 2011, Steve Poindexter stood outside of the Craigmont Gymnasium and declared the future was bright for his Lady Cougars. On Saturday night, Poindexter and his then sophomores, now seniors,  Shaliyah Wiggins, Alex Turner, Lauren Zvolanek and Robneisha “Bird” Lee […]

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Munford earns historic victory over Hardin County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On Feb. 25, Munford Head Coach Steve Poindexter had making history on his mind. But only ahead 8-7 after one quarter in the Region 7-3A Semifinal contest against the Hardin County Lady Tigers, the third-year leader of the Lady Cougars started to think history was repeating itself. But instead of playing […]

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Cougar Jonathan Stark takes a jumper against Craigmont during the Regional Semifinal contest.

Still Special Season for Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One of the most successful runs in Munford Cougar Basketball history came to an end tonight. Not since the mid 1990s have the Cougars had a shot to reach Sub-State. That was the cast entering the Brighton Gymnasium in the Region 7-3A Boy Tournament Semifinals against the Craigmont Chiefs. The District […]

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Spring Sports Previews: Lady Trojans face challenge of finding a hurler, offense still has solid pieces

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Rick Hearn era for Millington Lady Trojan Softball has seen district titles, Regional appearances and a trip to the 2005 Sub-State round. During those seasons, Hearn would approach the preseason with talented players like Heidi Molder, Jasmine Scudder, Brittaney Davis, Ashley Benbow, Melissa McGovern and Jenna Crain returning. Even players […]

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Spring Sports Previews: Trojans graduate talent, returning players ready for title run

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Several college signees and crucial everyday pieces from the 2012 Millington Trojans departed from Head Coach Billy Davis’ program. But the summer gave the second-year leader of the Trojans hope for this season and extended future. “We graduated a lot from last year,” he noted. “We had 10 seniors. Seven of […]

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Organization comes to Millington informing about outreach

Star Staff Reports Mid-South Convoy of Hope rolled into Millington last Thursday for a Vision Casting to inform this area of the opportunities to serve as volunteers and support the outreach. Millington Alderman and Pastor Thomas McGhee welcomed the guests and prayed the opening prayer. Sherry Henson, MSCOH Admin. Asst. and member of West Union […]

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