Archive | May 21, 2013

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Dollar General Opens in Rosemark

Star Staff Reports Dollar General celebrated the opening of its new location at 8021 Austin Peay Highway in Millington on Saturday with free prizes and special deals. During the Grand Opening event, the store gave the first 50 shoppers at the store a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers received a […]

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Lady Cougars clinch third straight trip to State, seniors make graduation in time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Friday’s Class 3A Sectional Softball game was moved to 4 p.m. instead of the typical 6 o’clock start between the Houston Lady Mustangs and Munford Lady Cougars. The reason for the early start was hopes of getting the Lady Cougars seniors to their 7 p.m. graduation in time. Munford seniors like […]

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Kendra Richardson

Fulfilling Her Promise

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — In 2011, a young Kendra Richardson stood on the turf of Southwind High School physically and mentally worn out. Taking a deep breath, the then freshman made a promise to herself. “I will make it to State in the future,” she said after coming up short in her last […]

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Caine is able

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Entering Sectional week, Munford High School junior Caine Robinson had a checklist. Before taking the track and field of Memphis Central High School, Robinson was focused on his goals of making Head Coach Benard Ivie proud, reach State in multiple events and outlast Tipton County rival Malcolm Terry. For […]

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Maggie to the rescue

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford Head Coach Glenn Goulder knew he could rely on her. Even Lady Cougar starting pitcher Tara Comer had an unbreakable faith in her second baseman May 13 on the Arlington Softball Field diamond. Despite her team knowing they could depend on her, Maggie Johnson had to once again summon her […]

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Cougars’ best season yet ends in Regionals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — The Munford Cougars were making the plays in an effort to advance to the school’s first Regional championship game. But the saves of goalie Erik Furseth, the last-second deflection of Troy Moyer before half to prevent a Cordova goal and the aggressive play of the offense wasn’t enough to […]

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Mother’s Day Catfish

By Josh Gowan Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mom’s out there! Hopefully you were all able to relax and enjoy the beautiful day, while the men in your life fired up the grill, slicked off the yard, and took care of the kids! The warm weather looks appears to be here to stay and the fish […]

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Finally It Is Show Day

By Otis Griffin Saturday was a special day for Rosemark rednecks.  If we had behaved all week and completed our chores (jobs) maybe, just maybe we could go to the Strand Theater picture show in Millington and watch our favorite cowboys catch the black hatted crooks.  One of the grown ups would haul us in […]

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Mistrial

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, I only get paid a fee when I resolve a case favorably or win at trial.   As such, I view a mistrial as a real tragedy.  A mistrial is stoppage to the trial, usually because the trial can no longer be fair.  It usually means a whole do-over. […]

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To the graduates

By Brian Bloom In the days past and the weeks to come, hundreds of thousands of young men and women will don a robe, switch their tassel from left to right on their mortarboard and walk off the stage with their high school or college degree. They will be of a rainbow of colors and […]

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