Archive | December 19, 2013

Pop’s Upside-down tradition looks to benefit Munford youths

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The upside-down Christmas Tree is back at Pops Bar and Grill in Millington at  6365 Navy Road. Last year the tree debuted at the Millington eatery as a way to raise money for a local soldier’s family. Pops owner “Ms. Jeanne” Beckman opened the business with her late husband Pops Beckman. […]

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Calendar of Events December 19

The Millington Exchange Coub recently inducted two new members at its meeting. Joining members, Marilyn Loeffel and Katrina Skerritt were inducted by Chuck Hurt Jr. (president). Month of December The Kiwanis Club of Millington’s annual Christmas Tree sales began Nov. 29. The sales location is the Millington Farmers Market. Kiwanis members will be present from […]

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TRA standout proves doubters wrong signing with CBU

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Blain Curtis’ field of dreams started in Memphis on the diamond of Christian Brothers University. Before he was eligible for Kindergarten at Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Curtis became a fixture at Buc Baseball games cheering on his uncle Zac Scott. “He was always involved,” Scott recalled. “He was probably 2 or so when […]

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Blue Christmas

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS – The annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star game was getting ugly real fast. As some spectators were still finding their seats in the MUS Football Stadium Saturday, the Red Team was ahead 24-7 after one quarter. But the 12th edition of the All-Star game would end up another […]

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Lady Trojans display improvements on both sides of court taking on area power Memphis Central

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For about 25 minutes of last week’s game, the Millington Lady Trojans showed signs of progress with solid defense and flow on offense. But varsity high school games are 32 minutes long. And about 7 minutes of action against 2013 State Tournament participant, the Central Lady Warriors, put the Lady Trojans […]

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Trojans go through the motions against Purple Wave

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since the dawn of basketball, one of the most precious commodities in the game is playing time. And it appeared that item was being taken for granted by some of the Millington Trojans last week in the William Osteen Gymnasium. The Trojans welcomed the Christian Brothers Purple Wave to town Dec. […]

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Cougars take round one over Dyer County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Champion vs. champions could have been on the marquee for Dyer County’s visit to Munford last Friday night. But for several spectators coming out of the rain into the Munford Gymnasium, it was hard to put a label on the District 13-3A showdown. Last season Robert Hubbs led the Dyer County […]

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Dyer County issues a challenge to Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The last couple of years the Munford Lady Cougars have been the dominant queens of District 13-3A. Winning two league champions and a Region title in that span, many experts were picking the Lady Cougars to make it three in row prior to the start of the 2013-14 campaign. But the […]

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Money Tips for Students, Dec 2013

Star Staff Reports Tax tips for students Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from KHEAA to help the process go more smoothly. Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before […]

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Cold Front Slows Hunting

By Josh Gowan A winter storm. The kid in me, a naive and excitable young fellow, was thrilled and dug out snow boots and gloves and cold weather gear for the whole family. Being a hunter lends a sizable advantage in these situations, being that most of said clothes were already spread across the floor […]

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