Archive | January 9, 2014

Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home and Cemetery Holiday Remembrance Ceremony

By Jared & Karen Goodman Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home and Cemetery conducted an annual Holiday Remembrance Ceremony with a Candlelight Vigil on Dec. 19. The evening began with families registering to win a raffle – gift cards to local shopping centers. During this time ornaments were exchanged for the beautiful Christmas tree stretching toward the […]

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Obituaries January 9

CHARLES WHITSON Charles Whitson, 92, of Corpus Christi, Texas, died Dec. 26, 2013 in the company of his family, completing his long journey on earth. Charles was born on July 18, 1921, in Millington.  He was one of six children born to the late Alonzo and Violetta Bowers Whitson. There was no legal record of […]

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Calendar of Events January 9

Students from Memphis Academy of Health and Science came out on Dec. 14 to sing and cheer up the seniors of Casa Grace at 3815 Austin Peay Highway under the direction of Dr. Tonya Biles. Month of January Jordan’s Thrifts, Gifts & Java located at 6646 Highway 51 North by Plantation Oaks Hotel will be […]

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Trojans have solid holiday run, Coach Sabau looking for higher level of play in districts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN — Millington Trojans Head Coach Rob Sabau concluded the calendar year in the role of Santa Claus. He had to keep a “Good” and “Bad” list for his team during the holiday season. Millington played in the 2013 Dyersburg Christmas Tournament and started the New Year with a road game […]

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Cougars use big second half to shut down JCM

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford Cougars Head Coach Butch Hopkins warned minutes before tip off Friday night his team needed to play focused to avoid an upset. Hopkins noted the visiting Jackson-Central Merry Cougars were a gritty and hard-fighting team despite their losing record. And JCM proved it taking a 14-13 lead after one quarter. […]

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Lady Cougars look to take next step in progression as district schedule starts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The holidays were up and down for the Munford Lady Cougars. So of the ups were double digit wins over teams like Poplar Bluff, Lausanne and Jackson-Central Merry Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium. The Lady Cougars dominated the JCM Lady Cougars 61-29 including holding JCM scoreless in the third quarter. […]

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Financial Aid Tip for January 2014

Time for college-bound seniors to fill out the FAFSA High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school this fall should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also called the FAFSA, as soon as possible, according to KHEAA. The information on the FAFSA determines if students qualify for federal grants and […]

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Monster Catfish & a Last Chance Buck

By Josh Gowan What an amazing week in the great outdoors. I really appreciate all of the faithful readers bearing with me through the holidays, the blizzard and ice, and the torrential rainfall, it can be tough to squeeze an interesting story from the outdoors when most everyone is firmly tucked indoors. This week however, […]

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Just Keep Drawing

By Otis Griffin Growing up in the country a million miles from the nearest town doesn’t provide a to’ sack full of modern facilities.  For several decades, we drawed our water from a deep well right outside the back door.  At least I didn’t have far to tote the half full five-gallon slop buckets strategically […]

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To My Faithful Readers

By Thelma Ledford Many of you have let me know that you read my column in the local newspapers; the column was in more than one newspaper. One was called “Nutrition with a Mission” and the other “Health Beat.” Some contacted me for literature. Thank you so much for your confidence. It is my desire […]

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