Archive | May 22, 2014

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Graduation 2014

Graduation season kicked off Thursday night in Brighton, Tenn., with the Class of 2014 flipping their tassels. The following night the Munford Cougars held their graduation on the school’s football field. And Saturday morning, the largest class in Tipton-Rosemark Academy history graduated at Millington First Baptist Church.

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The eight-time national champions Steve Coleman and Ronnie Capps pose with a few of their seven-fish winning stringer from the Reelfoot Lake CrappieMaster's Tournament.

Tournament Woes

By Josh Gowan Well, the bulk of the crappie tournament season is over for me, and not a moment too soon, as the only thing plummeting faster than my confidence was my bank account (by the way, my book is still for sale on my website, so far the profits have covered 2 pounds of […]

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David Peel

Motorcycles Myths Everywhere

By David Peel With the warmer weather, come the Harleys, Hondas and Hayabusas. Who can blame our motorcyclists for wanting the freedom and fun that comes from leaning through the turns and feeling the wind in their hair (or at least against their helmets). Urban legends abound when it comes to motorcycle accidents. Here are […]

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Clarifying Nutritional Facts

By Thelma Ledford *Understanding Nutrition” Whitney, Hamilton, Rolfes, West Publishing Co., Fifth Edition, pg.2 OPTIMAL HEALTH IS A TREASURE Has life been pushing you along at such a pace that your health has been neglected?  Do you want to feel better? Or avoid the pharmaceutical drug route? One of life’s greatest blessings is to have […]

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Calendar of Events May 22

The River City Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored outstanding students in the Millington and Tipton County area, May 11 at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. Those honored were Alyssa Chandler, Christopher Columbus essay winner, Tabitha Callahan, American History Essay sixth grade winner, Andrew Forbess, seventh grade winner, Mya Bernett, […]

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Millington Grad excels in Army

Star Staff Reports U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Atlantic Region, named Sgt. Carol L. Sheffield its noncommissioned officer of the year, April 4, at the conclusion of the FY14 Best Warrior Competition. Sheffield is the vice president of the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Campbell. Sheffield, distinguished herself during rigorous […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety May 22

Arrests May 8 – 31-year-old Frayser man charged with failure to appear; 22-year-old Millington man charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked and lights required on motor vehicles; 39-year-old Memphis man charged with obtaining controlled substance by fraud/deceit/forged prescription. May 10 – 30-year-old Millington man charged with Driving under the influence of intoxicant, open container law, […]

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Gatlin Millington

Championship Coach returns to area to lead Cardinal Basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Building a winning program takes dedication and a little something extra. Veteran basketball coach Stan Gatlin has watched thousands of hours of film, called college programs to net scholarships for players and even participates in AAU basketball during the summer. After departing from the Millington Lady Trojans as the second winningest […]

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Terrell Woods 4

Gridiron Heroes Foundation donates van to Trojan Football Legend Terrell Woods

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Teammates and classmates, Demetre “Rock” Jones was familiar with Terrell Woods during their days as students at Millington Central High School. Jones would be the first to admit he only knew Woods as the football player who injured his spinal cord and was in a wheelchair. But a chance meeting at […]

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School Board approves Federal Projects, General Fund budgets for next fiscal year

By Bill Short On the superintendent’s recommendation, the Millington School Board unanimously approved its Federal Projects and General Fund budgets last week for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Board members took the action last Thursday afternoon during a special called meeting on a motion offered by Louise Kennon and seconded by  Chuck Hurt Jr. The Federal […]

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