Archive | January 30, 2014

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Trojan senior guard comes through with a clutch three-pointer to outlast district rival Bartlett Panthers

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Instead of thinking about the Kingsbury game from a few days earlier, Millington Trojan Jordan Browning was thinking win during the closing moments against the Bartlett Panthers. The senior guard wanted one more shot Friday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium, with the Millington faithful nervously watching a 17-point first half […]

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Brighton uses defense and transition to push Saints, Briarcrest pulls out game from foul line

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals are growing up right before our eyes. In recent games, Darryle Rogers’ crew picked up a victory over Center Hill and played quality teams like Covington, Kirby and Millington tough. The latest team to witness the maturation of the Cardinals were the Briarcrest Saints. After taking a 32-21 […]

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Lady Saint helps team get an early jump on Lady Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Briarcrest Lady Saints traveled to Brighton last week to take on the Lady Cardinals. Briarcrest used a combination of size and experience to pull away from the youthful Brighton squad 71-35 in the Brighton Gymnasium. Things started good for Brighton on Jan. 21 when freshman guard Dianelle Collins drove into […]

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Lady Panthers use speed and hot shooting to take control at Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Bartlett Lady Panthers had a mission entering the William Osteen Gymnasium in Millington last Friday. Head Coach Lynn Whitfield’s bunch wanted to use speed, quickness and good shot selection to beat rival Millington. And the plan worked giving the Lady Panthers a 21-2 first quarter advantage. Bartlett kept the pressure […]

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Calendar of Events January 30

Month of January Millington Airport Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Millington Regional Jetport. For more information, call 873-5796. The Atoka Dixie Youth Softball will host the DSI World Series for the Angels and Debs division. There is a 2014 sponsorship program available with four levels. For […]

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UMKC Hall of Fame welcomes track standout in Class of 2014

Star Staff Reports UMKC Athletics announced the 2013-14 Hall of Fame class on Dec. 10. It is the sixth class in Kansas City history, with five individuals and one team making up the group. Joining the Hall of Fame this year is Brendan Flanagan (men’s soccer, 1993-96), Doug Fredrick (men’s track and field, 1997-2000), Lindsey […]

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Hall of Faith: Legendary Tipton County coach credits spirit, family & colleagues with TSSAA Hall of Fame achievement

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The date April 5 already has special meaning to Charles “Chic” Nute. It was on that day in 2012 his wife of 47 years Bonnie passed away after a battle with cancer. Both longtime educators retired in 2011. What was supposed to be their golden years together gave Chic one last […]

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New school and church opens in Millington focusing on traditional values

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It seems the best of Clyde Nolen and Sara Nolen has emerged in Millington and the Memphis area. Clyde, a native Memphian, build his ministry in Ashland, Miss., with the support of his wife Sara. Meanwhile she was an educator teaching youth in the area. Now their son David has opened […]

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Patriot Bank Honors Employee of the Year

Star Staff Reports Patriot Bank announced Sandra Hill has been chosen as Employee of the Year. Hill is currently a Teller at the Millington location and has been with the bank since we first started serving customers in the Millington community in 2001. Her supervisor, Lillie Stollings, claims Hill is the model Teller and Customer […]

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Deer Season Ends, Crappie Season Begins

By Josh Gowan Well, I suppose it is par for this time of year, but the temperature swings still seem to catch me off guard. Apparently there is another “polar vortex” on its way, and man am I stoked… Polar vortex, what a way to describe a cold front, more sensationalism I suppose. I know […]

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