Archive | November 14, 2013

Calendar of Events November 14

Following Felicia: The Field of Flags has been on display in Atoka at the Town Hall since the beginning of the month. Other similar fields have been formed throughout Tipton County benefting the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. Month of November The Covington Exchange Club and the South Tipton Exchange Club […]

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Youth Deer Season

By Josh Gowan Youth season, man and child, father and son, veteran and rookie, wisdom and, well, you get the point. I spent what has become my favorite weekend of the year in the vast beauty that is Mark Twain National Forrest in the Ozarks of Missouri, with my favorite hunting partner, my 8 year […]

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Frightening Changes From Grammar to High School

By Otis Griffin When I attended Rosemark Grammar school it was close to walk.  Later and older I was the cat’s meow and rode my fireballin’ Schwinn bicycle.  We had special parking places (never get someone else’s) and don’t forget to turn your front wheel around back’ards so it wouldn’t flop over and knock the […]

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Look Twice: Save a Life

By David Peel Motorcyclists are often thought of as being reckless. We have all seen one pop a wheelie in traffic or roar carelessly around and weave through traffic. But, in Tennessee, most motorcycle accidents are not the fault of the motorcycle driver. Usually, it is automobile drivers who fail to watch out for motorcyclists […]

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Public Safety November 14

Fire Reports Fire, other October 31 – 6341 Sea Weed Drive. Motor vehicle accident with injuries November 2 – 7915 Memphis Ave.; Chambers Road at Shakerag Road. Motor vehicle accident without injuries November 1 – Highway 51 North at Kerrville-Rosemark Road. November 5 – U.S. Highway 51 North. Gas Leak (natural gas or LPG) November […]

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Full Court Impress

The opening week of basketball for the Munford Middle School Cougars was a good stretch. After picking up a win over rival Brighton to start the season, the Cougars won a roller coaster contest Thursday in their home gymnasium 40-34 in overtime over the Ripley Tigers. In girls action earlier that night the Lady Cougars […]

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Record Setter

Carter Weakley, of Millington, is an eighth grader at Tipton- Rosemark Academy. Weakley competed in the Jesse Owens Cross Country Classic in Alabama recently where he finished fifth overall among middle school runners from Florida, Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama.   He recently finished fourth overall in the West Tennessee Cross Country middle school Regional’s at Shelby Farms, which […]

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Young Life Changes Lives

By Linda Cooper Shelby-Tipton County Young Life is changing lives, according to high school students in the area involved with the group. The non-denominational Christian outreach ministry utilizes caring adult volunteers who work with high school students, building relationships through a range of activities to share the gospel of Christ. Young Life volunteer and mom […]

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Obituaries November 14

EMMY MAPLES Emmy Maples, born in Ashland, Miss.,went to be with her Lord at 7:25 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2013. She was preceded in death by Alvin Maples, spouse; Wiley Gorman, grandson; Bob and Emma Hudspeth, parents; Bobbie Jackson, sister; Maurice Hudspeth, brother and Joe Hudspeth. She leaves behind three children: Bobby Maples (Susan) of […]

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Soul Out and DREAM ministries collaborate for Thanksgiving meal

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since late July every Thursday has been Thanksgiving for Carolyn Jenkins. The retired MATA driver moved back to her hometown of Millington in 2009 after the passing of her husband. As member of New Living Well Worship Center, Jenkins became an associate pastor in Pastor Caroline A.V. Brown’s ministry. Assisting in […]

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