Archive | May 1, 2014

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Surprise Chic

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It’s a common sight at any sporting competition between Tipton County teams to see the county’s athletic director Chic Nute. But on the night of April 22, Brighton High School Athletic Director Cetrice Bounds made sure recent TSSAA Hall of Fame inductee Nute was present. Once Nute arrived to the Brighton […]

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Eight is Great

Friday night was time to honor Millington Trojan Baseball seniors Calvin Hodges, Josh Middleton, Carter Hawkins, Mason Graham, Tyler Harrison, Elliot Chapman, Jacob Copeland and Joe Marcello. A large crowd came out to Miles Park to celebrate the careers of the Class of 2014 before taking on the Craigmont Chiefs. The Chiefs were trying to […]

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Heads Up

Millington Trojan Spencer Percer heads the ball over two Brighton Cardinals during the April 22 contest. The Brighton Cardinals traveled to Millington’s Centennial Park  last week to take on the Trojans. After the game was tied at 1-1 at the break, Brighton was able to score in the second half to edge out the Millington […]

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Newman’s complete game helps Brighton beat Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars gave 100 percent in the first game of two against rival the Brighton Cardinals. On April 21 at the Munford Baseball Field, the Cougars got solid pitching and good defense holding the Cardinals to 2 runs. But the stellar pitching of Brighton ace Nate Newman kept the Cougars […]

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Hathcock helps Cards outlast Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford/Brighton rematch April 22 at the Brighton Baseball Field was about Tipton County pride and even more importantly getting on the other side of the bracket from Dyer County. The Choctaws are the top team in District 13-3A and one of the best in the nation. As the district tournament […]

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Logan Watkins Signing

Cardinal Logan Watkins continues Brighton Golf’s strong tradition signing with Arkansas Tech

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The latest Brighton Cardinal golfer heading to the college level is Logan Watkins. Joined by his parents Shelia and Mike in the Brighton High School Library last month, Watkins inked his national letter of intent to play golf at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark. With success on the varsity level […]

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Cards give Cougars direct challenge

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When the Munford Cougars recently traveled to Dyer County for a District 13-3A rematch, the Choctaws employed new strategy to combat the undefeated and once scored on Cougars. For large portions of that game Dyer County used 10 defenders near their goalie to neutralize the Munford offensive attack. The move sort […]

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Obituary May 1

PHYLLIS AUDREY GUTH Phyllis Audrey Guth, 80, homemaker and retired biscuit maker for the Millington McDonalds for 15-plue years, passed away April 21, 2014. She was a life member and past president of DAV No. 116 and life member of VFW No. 7175 Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Edwin W. […]

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Calendar of Events May 1

Members of the Young at Heart senior group at Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton were entertained by the Three Wise Men from Millington, (from left) Carter Hooker, Howard Michael and Walter Hollyfield.  They entertained with gospel songs and jokes. Month of May Jordan’s Thrifts, Gifts & Java located at 6646 Highway 51 North by […]

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Hampton Inn & Suites Millington Named National Lighthouse Award Winner

Star Staff Reports Hampton Hotels, Hilton Worldwide’s global brand of mid-priced Hampton Inn and Hampton Inn & Suites hotels, has honored Hampton Inn & Suites – Millington with the company’s Lighthouse Award, designating it as one of the hotel chain’s top performing hotels among more than 1,900 Hampton properties.  Hampton Inn & Suites – Millington was recognized […]

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