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Dogs displaced after tragedy

Star Staff Reports Due to the tragic deaths of Amy Lange and Mark Perry yesterday MASH (Millington Animal Safe Haven) needs your help to find two dogs a forever home. The family who suffered a tragedy yesterday in Millington has two dogs that are left behind. Stormy is a cattle dog and she’s good with […]

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Rosters Loaded with Talent for 12th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game

  Star Staff Reports The 12th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game will feature the top 84 high school seniors representing 44 schools from public and private schools in the Memphis area. Each player was selected on the basis of his character, his on and off-field achievements and his classroom performance. Four finalists […]

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MCHS’ Lange identified as one of victims in Lucy home

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The normally quiet Lucy neighborhood was full of police cars Monday morning with officers investing two bodies found dead at a house on the 3000 block of Oakhurst Avenue. By the afternoon, reports identified one of the victims as Millington Central High School Art Teacher Amy Lange. And the other body […]

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Two bodies found in Lucy home

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The normally quiet Lucy neighborhood was full of police cars investing two bodies found dead at a house. The corner of Willowbrook and Oakhurst Avenue was filled with Millington Police Department officials working the scene. Reports identified one of the victims as a teacher at Millington Central High School, believed to […]

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TRA’s Curtis signs with CBU

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The latest Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel to sign to the next level is senior Blain Curtis. The Rebel leadoff hitter inked his national letter of intent today in the school’s lobby to Christian Brothers University in Memphis. Receiving some interest from Division I schools, Curtis was passed up admittedly because of his […]

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Slugger’s Chance

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For Jodie Duncan taking hacks in the cage with her softball bat served many purposes. Growing up in Tipton County, the Munford High School senior used her time in the batter’s box for fun and even as an escape when her mother Ally was battling breast cancer. Sometimes practice at the […]

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Despite defeat, Trojans leave game one with positive outlook

By Thomas Sellers Jr. First it was Justin Wertner vs. Jordan Browning. Then it was Justin Wertner vs. LaKeron Garcia. For a moment Millington’s Andrew Banks took his shot against St. George’s Wertner. Then finally Millington Trojan Julian Daughtry took on the challenge of the Gryphon. Despite a team effort from the Millington Trojans, Wertner […]

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Lady Trojans open season with roster full of youth against St. George’s

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As time ticked off the clock in the William Osteen Gymnasium on opening night, Millington Lady Trojans were still diving to the court. Bruce Marshall’s bunch didn’t stop hustling or giving full effort last Thursday as the St. George’s Lady Gryphons were working toward a 61-27 victory. “The biggest thing I […]

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Not half bad for the Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Maybe it was first-game gitters or the defense of the MHEA Eagles, but the Munford Cougars had a slow start to begin the 2013-14 campaign. Butch Hopkin’s squad missed a few layups and took jumpers quickly within the offensive scheme. And the new scoreboards in the Munford Gymansium read 30-24 at […]

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Getting to Know You

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The observation of Munford Lady Cougars Head Coach Steve Poindexter was on display during the season opener against the MHEA Lady Eagles. Poindexter’s Lady Cougars hit the court on 11-12-13 to start the 2013-14 campaign in the Munford Gymnasium. The fourth-year Munford coach noted in the preseason his team has talent […]

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