Archive | April 3, 2014

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March Madness

By Josh Gowan Don’t worry, I’m not doing an in-depth analysis of why your NCAA bracket is in shambles. If you want to know how to pick a perfect bracket, read the rest of the sports section, or follow my lead, and don’t start filling it out until after the first few rounds are over! […]

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You were taught better, so why did you do it?

By Otis Griffin As the years stack up on you, from time to time you need to visit the local medicine man for a little assistance.  I’m not real sure when every healer became a specialist and presently can only offer some relief on certain parts of your anatomy.  (That’s city slang for yo’ wore […]

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Money Won’t Bring Her Back

By David Peel Wrongful Death Law in Tennessee governs the recovery of money damages when a loved one is killed due to negligence, such a car crash, accidental firearms discharge or an ATV accident. I understand why people say that money won’t bring back a loved one. However, money does allow the heirs the freedom […]

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Cardinals honor coach’s wife, add to festivities beating area rival Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2014 season started off rough for the Brighton Cardinals. Opening night, the Cardinals were victims of a no-hitter at Arlington. Things had to get better after that. Brighton has won 8 of 11 games including sweeping a pair from area foe the Millington Trojans. On March 24, the Cardinals traveled […]

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TRA hurler provides the heat, teammates rack up points over Fayette

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Baseball is a game full of clichés. And there is an entire section dedicated to the position of pitcher. Hurlers want to throw gems and apparently their best friend is a double play. But if you ask Tipton-Rosemark Academy pitcher Gil Erwin after March 24’s 15-1 win over league foe Fayette […]

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Early season showdowns help Lady Rebels outlast Fayette Academy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Trinity Christian, Arlington, Munford and Ripley would be tough opponents for any West Tennessee softball squad. For the small private school on the Shelby-Tipton border the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels, there is a method to the madness of playing traditional powers. On March 24 TRA Head Coach Johnie Sanfratello was all […]

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Doubleheader

By Thomas Sellers Jr. After three games, the Millington Trojan Soccer club has ones across the board. Millington dropped its 2014 opener to one of the best teams in West Tennessee 2-0 to the Munford Cougars. The Trojans picked up win No. 1 against Westminister in a tough battle. March 25 was time for Millington […]

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Public Safety April 3

Arrests March 20 – 49-year-old Munford man charged with failure to appear; 26-year-old Millington man charged with domestic assault; 28-year-old Millington man charged with Theft of property $500 or more. March 21 – 52-year-old Millington man charged with driving while restriction in effect; 21-year-old Atoka man charged with failure to appear. March 22 – 26-year-old […]

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Calendar of Events April 3

The Millington Exchange Club Mystery Dinner Theater was held on Feb. 15. The play Hickory Dickory Dock, was performed by Millington Central Drama students. A silent auction was held and the club also handed out awards for Officer of the Club. The awards went to Leanna Dagen (right) and Tia Lord (left) for Exchangites of […]

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Millington proclaims March 25 First Tennessee Day

Star Staff Reports Mayor Terry Jones of Millington proclaimed March 25 “First Tennessee Day” in honor of the company’s 150th anniversary on March 25.  The proclamation celebrated the company’s proud history, its impact as the leading bank in Tennessee and its commitment to the communities it serves, like Millington. First Tennessee is a subsidiary of […]

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