Archive | April 10, 2014

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Bone wins areawide Volunteer of the Year honor

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington resident Cheryl Bone was recognized at the 2014 Senior Volunteer of the Year this afternoon at the 38th annual Spirit of Giving Awards Volunteer Recognition Luncheon hosted by Volunteer Mid-South Hands on Network. Bone was recognized and honored, being selected from 12 nominees for her work with Mid-South Convoy of […]

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Perfect Weather, Slow Bite

By Josh Gowan It is strange to think about what the crappie at Reelfoot must have seen Sunday, as they suspended a few feet off the bottom, snuggled up to their favorite stump with defiantly closed mouths. Peering up (the only way a crappie can peer) through the sunrays that were beaming deep into the […]

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Our Own Field And Own Rules

By Otis Griffin When was the last time you were relaxing and dozing in the swing under the big old Maple tree and you gazed out across the front yard and thought you witnessed a battalion of youngsters in competition? No doubt the thud of a base hit and the exclamation of, “I got it” […]

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Structured Settlements

By David Peel When most folks hear of “structured settlements” it is during obnoxious commercials trumpeting the right of injured litigants to get “their cash now” and not wait. As injury attorney, I deal with these settlements regularly. We sometimes use structures to help our clients pay no taxes on the settlements and their interest […]

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Longtime Brighton Coach Jacobs takes over Cardinal Football program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When some Tipton County residents think of Brighton High School, the name Robin Jacobs might be the first thing that comes to mind. Some identify Jacobs with the school that opened up in 1996. The veteran coach has made his name as an assistant football coach and creating a powerhouse softball […]

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Munford Soccer spark plug Hill takes his talents to Lincoln

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Built like a track athlete with the speed to match, the dreadlocked Munford Cougar in the middle of the action for the past four years isn’t hard to miss. But what he brings to a team might be easily be overlooked. Jaylen Hill is not the top scorer on Richard Selby’s […]

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Softball in Southaven

The Brighton Lady Cardinals and Millington Lady Trojans were two of several teams in Southaven, Mississippi at Greenbrook Park last weekend. Some of the best teams in the Mid-South took to the field to sharpen up before May Softball gets started.

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Cougars Tackle Dyer County Challenge, Munford Remains Unbeaten

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars have taken a focused approach to each game this season. Head Coach Kyle Selby and Assistant Coach Bobby Picchi have challenged their players to focus on possessing the ball. With a goal of 75 percent possession rate and regaining control of the ball within 6 seconds, the Cougars […]

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Here’s the Rundown

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars welcomed the Bolton Wildcats for a Region 7-3A match up April 1 at the Munford Baseball Field. The Wildcats jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in the second inning. But the Cougars cut that deficit in half with one swing of Ty Gillespie’s bat in the bottom […]

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Hodges’ Heat

On March 31, the Millington Trojans beat the Cordova Wolves in a District 14-3A match up 10-3 behind Calvin Hodges’ 12 strikeouts performance. In other area action, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels defeated Senath 11-0 behind a strong pitching performance from Connor Alexander. Senath was held to one hit. The Rebels got home runs from Blain […]

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