Archive | May 16, 2013

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MPL honors late friend with Summer Reading Kickoff

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Public Library is remembering it’s past, showcasing it’s present and looking forward to it’s future. The future arrived on April 6 when new Director Arlene Griffin spent her first day on the job at 4858 Navy Road. Griffin, the Library Boosters, Board and Associates are now ready to get […]

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Enlighten Minds

Star Staff Reports At the Millington Central High School Auto Shop the students studying Auto Electrical learn enough about electricity to apply their skills to home and household items as well. John Kasper their instructor challenged his advanced students with the job of rebuilding an old automotive merchandiser clock made in 1982. Kasper said “The […]

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Rhodes Junior Frankie Dakin Named a 2013 Truman Scholar

Star Staff Report MEMPHIS — The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation recently announced the names of 62 exceptional college juniors out of 629 candidates nominated as 2013 Truman Scholars. Rhodes College political economy major Frankie Dakin is one of them. The prestigious Truman Scholarship provides generous financial support for graduate study in preparation for careers […]

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Agencies honor late Deputy Peete with Parkway

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN — The late Deputy Rupert Peete’s family was on hand for a special dedication last Thursday on a half-mile stretch of Forest Hill Irene Road. Peete’s relatives gathered because his even larger family, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies, organized  the renaming of a section of the road […]

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Fishing Derby Winners

The 19th Annual Children’s Fishing Derby First Fish Caught Under 4” winners: Ages 4-6 Ali Whitehead Ages 7-9 Ethan Livingston Ages 10-12 Drake Campbell First Fish Caught Over 4” winners: Ages 4-6 Hudson Wright Ages 7-9 Carter Padgett Ages 10-12 Alex Steppe Largest Fish Winners: Ages 4-6 Brayden Young Ages 7-9 Dylan Johnston Ages 10-12 […]

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Lady Cougar Tennis wins fourth straight Region title

Star Staff Reports The Munford High School Girl’s Tennis team won their fourth straight Region 7 -3A Championship Thursday by defeating Arlington. The team, anchored by Senior Taylor Patterson and Madison Willis, finished the regular season with a 13-0 record, won the District 13-3A Championship in Jackson the previous week, and continued by beating Arlington […]

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TRA’s Hall heading to CBU after kick starting Rebel program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. What started as quality time with father David transformed into a quest. Then later Tipton-Rosemark Academy senior Colton Hall’s drive to be better than his peers on the golf course became a dream to play college golf. On April 24 in the lobby of TRA among family and friends, Hall inked […]

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Cougar Soccer earns Regional spot outlasting Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. First-year Brighton Cardinal Head Coach Williams “Bubba” Chambers brought his team into Munford primed for an upset in the first round of the District 13-3A Soccer Tournament. Winner advanced to the district finals and earned a spot in this week’s Regionals. The loser went home concluding there 2013. “It does not […]

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Year of growth comes to end for Lady Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — Millington Lady Trojans Head Softball Coach Rick Hearn faced an unfamiliar challenge coming into the 2013 season. The veteran Skipper knew back in March he would have to navigate the schedule and the District 14-3A foes with new and inexperienced pitching. Millington managed to win seven games and earn […]

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Trojan senior Travis Bell heads the ball during the game.

In a physical battle, Trojans outlasted in overtime by Bolton’s Alvarez

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — The Millington Trojans outscored the Bolton Wildcats 4-0 during the first round of the District 14-3A Soccer Tournament. But the Trojans were outscored 5 goals to 4 by Wildcat standout Russell Alvarez on the Bartlett Stadium field. And unfortunately for the Trojans, Alvarez’s shots counted May 6 and gave […]

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