Archive | March 13, 2014

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School Board Meeting Set for March 18

A special called Millington Municipal School Board Meeting will be held March 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the City Hall Chambers in Millington located at 7930 Nelson Road. For more information, call 873-5680.

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Newsome named College Sports Madness Mid-Major Player of the Year

Star Staff Reports MARTIN – College Sports Madness has recognized University of Tennessee at Martin women’s basketball senior guard Jasmine Newsome as All Mid-Major Player of the Year along with first team honors. Teammate Heather Butler was named to the All Mid-Major second team. A Millington Central High School product, Newsome was named an All-OVC […]

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Sounds of Heritage

Munford High School Music Department hosted “A Homecoming Concert” Feb. 27 celebrating African-American Musical heritage in the Munford High School Gymnasium. The department with director Peter Colin invited accompanist Gary Beard and tenors Dr. Todd Payne and Dr. Ebony Preston. Preston, a European-based professional opera singer performed with the Munford Choir. Then Payne, professor of […]

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Calendar of Events March 13

The University of Memphis had 28 student-athletes named to the 2013 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team which was announced last month. Millington Central High School graduate and record-breaking Memphis tight end Alan Cross was one of those student-athletes. A total of 246 league student-athletes were recognized on the team. To be nominated, a student-athlete […]

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Cougars feature youth in 2014

By Thomas Sellers Jr. With the departure of 12 seniors, Munford Cougars Head Coach Jason Johnson knew the 2014 squad would have a new look. The Cougar coaching staff has welcomed 15 new faces to the program and have handed the leadership reigns to seniors Jessie Charles, Clayton Talley, Ryan Haynes and Ty Gillespie. “We […]

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Lady Cougars still have some fire power

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2013 season was a case of “Good News” and “Bad News” for the Munford Lady Cougars. The “Bad News” was injuries to players like Sami Jo Schulz and Jodie Duncan shook up the lineup. The “Good News” emerged with young players like Sam Scott, Peyton Joyner and Tori Ray stepping […]

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And the young shall lead them

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Larry Dagen has been affiliated with Millington Trojan Soccer for 13 years. He has seen several great players from the Trojans and Lady Trojans take the Centennial Park field like Jose Reyes, Kyle Eubanks, Katelyn Dagen, Ashley Benbow, Tabitha Burau and Katlyn Dupree to just name a few. But last season […]

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Things pointing up Trojan Track

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Trojan Track in Murfreesboro is a May tradition. In years past, the program sent relay teams along with individual standouts. Recently the tradition of reaching the State tournament has been a solo effort ranging from athletes like Courtney Jordan to Kendra Richardson last season. The coaching staff of James Edwards, […]

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Cougars primed for a big 2014

By Thomas  Sellers Jr. In five short years, the Munford Cougar Soccer program has gone from the hunters to the hunted. After a 15-5-2 Regional Semifinal season in 2013, the Cougars return in 2014 with a lineup featuring nine seniors. Three of those players will be playing on the next level after they wrap up […]

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Money-Saving Tips for Seniors

By Jason Alderman We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you’re a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted goods and services can mean the difference between making ends meet and going without. The good news is that tons of senior discounts are available – often for people […]

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