Archive | June 5, 2014

A motorist in Jonesboro, Ark., captured this image from his pick-up truck when storms rolled through earlier this afternoon.

BREAKING NEWS: Storms sweep Mid-South, trees down in Tipton County

Rosemark Heads up to anyone living on Doe Trail off of Rosemark. There is a power line down. The are wires hanging low in the road. Reports also say know there’s a tree down on Rosemark between Mudville Road and Tracy Road. Brighton Nelson Road is also blocked. Use caution when traveling.Indian Creek has two […]

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Troy Moyer Rochester graphic

Munford defensive specialist Moyer signs with Rochester College

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Some members of the 2014 Munford Cougar Soccer team clearly standout. Spectator can’t help but notice University of Memphis signee Erik Furseth in his trademark green uniform. Leading scorer Tyler Futrell goes to his patent dance after a goal. Cedrick Williams has a golden mohawk and the dreadlock Jaylen Hill is […]

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All-Star Zach Randall pitch

Public School Stars on way toward victory, then rains come

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The State Farm Shelby County All-Star Baseball Game at Millington’s USA Stadium is becoming a post Memorial Day tradition in the area. The first two games held between the best of the Public Schools vs the best of the Private Schools have gone the way of the Private Schools. The nine-inning […]

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EDU Southwest Partnership 5-8

WGU Tennessee announces partnership with Southwest Tennessee

Star Staff Reports Agreement finalizes partnerships with all 13 community colleges in the state MEMPHIS — State-endorsed WGU Tennessee ( today announced a new partnership with Southwest Tennessee Community College that allows Southwest graduates and staff to receive application fee waivers and discounted tuition to the accredited, online university. “We look forward to working with […]

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Jason Aycock from East Prairie Mo., poses with a big Mississippi River blue catfish.

Memorial Day Fishing

By Josh Gowan I saw a great post on Facebook that read “We get to say ‘gone fishing,’ because someone else said ‘gone to war.’” It’s important to remember why we celebrate this holiday, and even more important to talk about it with our children and grandchildren. Today’s society is constantly trying to guard our […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Back to Basics

By Thelma Ledford Scientists are proving that the microorganisms in the soil are beneficial to health; the breathing and working with it is healthy. Good soil is active and alive. Friends, did you know that it is good for us to make mud pies! I found SHOs (soil microorganisms) in the health food stores as […]

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David Peel

Treasured Heroes

By David Peel As an injury attorney, I have been blessed to represent many veterans who served our country valiantly. Of course, they would just say they were survivors, not heroes.  The heroes, they would contend, are under white crosses at places from Normandy to Iwo Jima. Today, while you read this paper and go […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 5

City Court Reports May 28 Session Fines Jacqueline L. Carrico, 320 Beverly Drive, Atoka, possession of a controlled substance, $250 fine plus cost; possession of drug paraphernalia, $150 fine plus cost; no driver’s license; no seatbelt , $10 fine, no cost. Demario C. Davis, 4836 Bill Knight Road, Millington; driving left of center of roadway, […]

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Local Award Winners

Calendar of Events June 5

Two members of the Covington High Family Career and Community Leaders of America recently competed in the state competition in Nashville. Cachay Nathaniel and Chardae Foster are both freshmen at Covington High School. The Covington High School students placed first in the category of illustrated talk. The two will advance to the National competitive level […]

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Football All Star Luke Zepeda

Zepeda, Tennessee Star

On June 21, one of Millington’s own will be featured in the annual Tennessee vs. Kentucky Future All-Stars Football Classic. Millington Metro standout Luke Zepeda will be a defensive back on Team Tennessee. Team Tennessee will look to continue its dominance in the annual Tennessee vs. Kentucky Future All Stars Football Classic, as Tennessee has […]

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