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Obituaries May 9

JOHN O. CHORLEY SR. John O. Chorley, Sr., 88, of Munford, passed away April 27, 2013 at home. The family received friends May 1 and held a memorial service at the Munford Chapel. Mr. Chorley was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II former mayor of Munford, former Munford High School principal, and […]

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Cheep Cheep Chicken opens doors next to Burger King, just in time for cookout season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Walk into the doors of Cheep Cheep Chicken, a chocolate fudge brownie is handed to you. Just as sweet as the dessert, Cheep Cheep Chicken Manager Bridgette Crenshaw also greets customers with her warm personality assisting them on their frozen food needs. More than a month ago, Cheep Cheep Chicken owner […]

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Chick-fil-A Founder Selects Millington Team Member to Receive Chain’s Top Scholarship

Star Staff Reports 2013 Marks 40th Anniversary of Chain’s Scholarship Program Millington resident and Chick-fil-A team member Keesa Williams is one of only 25 students across the country to receive the 2013 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, the chain’s highest scholar recognition that continues Chick-fil-A® founder S. Truett Cathy’s legacy of supporting higher education. Williams […]

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Lady Trojans cruise in district tournament opener against Cordova

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — In a season adjusting to injuries and working in three new pitchers, the Millington Lady Trojans overcame obstacles to earn a fourth seed in the 2013 District 14-3A Softball Tournament. On Thursday, the Lady Trojans got off to a good start beating the Cordova Lady Wolves 16-1 on the […]

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Saying ‘Thank You’ Sami Jo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As the public address announcer called out the six Munford Lady Cougar seniors for the starting line up, he described their future plans. Among those recognized April 29 on the Munford Softball Field was Sami Jo Schulz. The future Memphis Lady Tiger ran to her shortstop position for what would be […]

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Trojans missed tag

District Illusions

Millington Trojan catcher Calvin Hodges tries to tag a Cordova base runner at home plate last Thursday in time during last week’s District 14-3A Baseball Tournament opener. But the ball was not in his glove as the runner scored in the Wolves opening round victory at USA Stadium. The Trojans went 1-2 in the tournament. […]

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Softball Senior Nights

Millington Lady Trojan seniors honored by Head Coach Rick Hearn last week were Katlyn Dupree, Brandi Graves, Casey Tarwater, Laura Compton, Pauline Pagulayan and Rebecca Smart. In Brighton, the program celebrated 500 wins and seniors Laura Judy, Hadley Wilkens, Hunter Simpson, Lulu Smith, Morgan Shaver, McCallie Ruffin, Haley Craig and Bri McBride. And in Munford […]

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Trojan Gold: Parents and boosters shine spotlight on Millington Basketball Seniors one more night at annual banquet

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last month the Millington Trojan Basketball program celebrated the 2012-13 season with a banquet at the Millington Pig N Whistle. After fellowship and meal of barbecue and sides, Assistant Coach Aaron Hudson took the floor to address the Booster Club, friends, parents and players about the journey from a caterpillar to […]

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Trio of Trojans end Division-I drought by signing to Alcorn State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The last time a Millington Trojan basketball player inked a Division-I national letter of intent was David Jordan back in 2000 to Mississippi Valley State. The wait for another Trojan to sign D-I finally ended during a signing ceremony April 23 in the Millington Central High School Library. Head Coach Rob […]

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Smoke on the Water

By Josh McGowan Alright, there wasn’t any actual smoke, but it was awfully close for a few anglers! The BassProShop’s CrappieMaster’s tourney was in town last Saturday, and the action was electrifying! The bite on every body of water is turning on, including the catfish on the Mississippi River, so let’s get to it. My […]

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