Archive | April 17, 2014

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School Board Chairman addresses residents of Millington

Dear Editor: First, thank you for voting to approve and support a municipal school district.  As a parent of three children, I’m very excited by the opportunity we have to create something special here. I’m looking forward to August 2014, when we can officially open the doors to a reality that many have worked very […]

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Cougars use big inning to pull away from Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The M&M Diamond Showdown was all tied at 2-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning. And the host Millington Trojans were in the middle of staging a rally with the bases loaded. Munford Cougar pitcher Clayton Talley kept his composure with one out already. Talley induced a double play to […]

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Lady Trojans pick up three league wins

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The week of April 7-11 has been the most productive week for the Millington Lady Trojans. Rick Hearn’s Lady Trojans were competitive against District 14-3A rivals the Bolton Lady Wildcats and Cordova Lady Wolves. Then on last Thursday afternoon the Lady Trojans picked up a pair of league wins in a […]

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Cougar Futrell’s three goals does the trick against rival Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars improved on their record start with a win over district and area rival the Brighton Cardinals. But what made the 3-0 win over the Cardinals at the Brighton Soccer Field special was an offensive achievement and another defensive gem. While Cougar senior Tyler Futrell was scoring all three […]

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Lady Cougar bats heat up in time to take showdown with Lady Mustangs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent years the Houston Lady Mustangs and Munford Lady Cougars have been regular participants in Class 3A Softball Sectionals. So, some were calling the match up April 7 at the Munford Softball Field a possible Sub-State preview. Munford Head Coach Glenn Goulder had the game against Houston in proper perspective. […]

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Hall adjusting well at CBU

Star Staff Report MAUMELLE, Ark. — The Christian Brothers University Bucs earned their second victory of the season last month as they won this week’s Central Baptist College Invitational at The Country Club of Arkansas, with Colton Hall (Tipton-Rosemark Academy) winning medalist honors for the tournament. Hall shot 2-over-par (72-74-146) on the 6,558-yard, par-72 course, […]

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Spring Fishing Finally Gets Hot

By Josh Gowan The fishing has finally come full circle after our arctic winter and massive shad kill, and there are a ton of fishermen who have had to patiently wait much longer than we’d have liked! Next weekend is supposed to get near 80 degrees, which means the crappie who have been waiting as […]

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Strongly and Wisely Designed

By Otis Griffin My dear friend James bought an old Chevrolet station wagon a few decades ago so luckily we didn’t have to walk or thumb any longer.  The classic had wooden sides that ‘pert nigh’ two dozen families of termites had hibernated in for several years and by the soft splinters decaying evidently they […]

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Planning to fail?

By David Peel It is often been said that no one plans to fail, they just fail to plan. As an injury attorney, I see some of the consequences of bad planning. Are you a pretty good planner? Here are a few ideas that you may wish to institute in your life. Walk around and […]

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MCHS underclassmen finish near top of ACT-SO category

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Central High School at the Memphis leg of the NAACP ACT-SO competition has become a tradition over the past 10 years. When broadcast instructor Marshonn Calvin arrived on campus 11 years ago, he made it his mission to established a program that would product quality filmmakers and broadcasters with the […]

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