Archive | December 5, 2013

MLGW Prepared for Possible Wintry Weather

Star Staff Reports With the strong possibility of winter weather moving into the Memphis and Shelby County area starting on Friday, MLGW is taking precautions to ensure that utility service will remain as reliable as possible. In the event of outages, crews are on hand to respond as quickly and safely as possible. MLGW is […]

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TRA’s standout builds on school and family legacies signing with Memphis Tigers

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Connor Alexander’s journey to National Signing Day picked up speed his sophomore year. There were three landmark moments that year that made it clear the Tipton-Rosemark Academy standout would be inking a letter of national intent. On Nov. 15 in the TRA Lobby, Alexander joined his older brother Cale as Rebel […]

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Watch Out for Potholes in Your Car Insurance

Star Staff Reports Would you be surprised to learn that if your laptop gets stolen during a car break-in, your automobile insurance probably won’t reimburse you for the loss? Don’t be. Many people have only a vague idea of things like: what their car insurance does and doesn’t cover; how they might accidentally void their […]

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Despite inspired performance from Lady Trojan Richardson, St. Benedict prevails

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Things were going smoothly for the Millington Lady Trojans. Senior guard Kendra Richardson was making plays including nailing three-point shots during the first half November 26 against the St. Benedict Lady Eagles, the William Osteen Gymnasium scoreboard read 29-24 in favor of the Lady Eagles at the break. And the Lady […]

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Trojans still working on early season issues, progress evident with victory over St. Benedict

By Thomas Sellers Jr. With Thanksgiving around the corner, Millington Trojans Head Coach Rob Sabau maybe had another holiday on his mind watching his team take on the St. Benedict Eagles. As his team ran up and down the William Osteen Gymnasium court on November 26, Sabau was watching a familiar script play out. His […]

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TRA edges rival Rossville behind Beasley’s shooting, Moore’s clutch free throws

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Stepping the line and making your shots was the theme for the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels last Wednesday in the Turkey Shootout against rival Rossville Christian Academy. Before the contest with the Lady Wolves came down to a pair of Virginia Moore free throws, it was her TRA teammate Taylor Beasley […]

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Rebels find another way to win, using free throws to hold off Rossville at Turkey Shootout

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2012-13 Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels were plaqued by three factors. Many of the team’s close defeats could be blamed on crucial turnovers, too many three-point shots and poor foul shooting down the stretch. Early this season, Jason Morgan’s crew pulled out a thriller on the road at Northpoint by protecting the […]

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Calendar of Events December 5

Building relations with those who share interests and experiences the Millington Senior Citizens Club at Baker Community Center has brought people together since the early 1960s. “It is really a good way to meet new people and form great relationships,” Club Vice President Eugene Leech said. “We all have such a good time together.” The […]

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Lange’s signature lives on in work of those she touched

By Thomas Sellers Jr. November 25 was cold and lifeless. The sky gray and the trees getting more and more bear with each wind gust. The scene was covered in rain. The gloom was for a reason. Millington Central High School and Flag City lost one of its most colorful, inspiring and beautiful personalities in […]

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Santy Is A Comin’

By Otis Griffin It seems frost always came earlier in the year when I was a little house ape.  Oh, I didn’t read the papers and wouldn’t know what Bob Neal’s weather forecast on WMPS radio was, but I perked up when he mentioned a White Christmas.  With the fall dampness and the overcast skies, […]

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