Archive | June 19, 2014

Jodie Duncan's senior year has been filled with awards and recognition. The latest came in May when she was presented the 2014 Millington Star Female Athlete of the Year Award by Star Sports Editor Thomas Sellers Jr.

Family, teammates, coaches motivate Duncan to success & honors

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In the nine-year history of The Millington Star’s Female Athlete of the Year Award, many Munford Lady Cougars have earned the honor. Past winners have been Whitney Malone, Sami Jo Schulz, Cali Overbeck and the only junior to ever take home the prize Crystal Williams. Now the latest Lady Cougar to […]

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Kendra Walters State

Richardson’s maturity, along with natural gifts lead to basketball scholarship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Kendra Richardson will begin her next term of basketball in East Tennessee becoming a Walters State Community College Senator. It became official May 5 in the Millington Central High School Library during a signing ceremony. Right by Kendra’s side was her mother Linda. The elder Richardson has been there since day […]

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Best in Food 2014

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Many passages in the Bible serve as a guide for my life. And one of the dearest to my heart is Luke 12:19, “And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry.”’ I’ve […]

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After more than a decade of success, Oswalt steps down as leader of Cards

By Thomas Sellers Jr. New scoreboard with a bold Brighton Cardinals logo, an outfield wall full of local advertising, reconstructed bleachers with press box or the indoor practice building down the third base line, Brian Oswalt’s impact on the Brighton Cardinal Baseball program is easy to see. But since arrival to Tipton County in 2002, […]

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Zepeda Star

Zepeda represents Millington for second time against Kentucky June 21

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Representing the city of Millington and the state of Tennessee is old habit for Millington Middle School graduate Luke Zepeda. Last year the Millington Metro standout was selected to play in the 2013 Tennessee vs. Kentucky All-Star Football game. After a standout eighth-grade campaign and successful tryout in Memphis during April, […]

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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 for its high rankings […]

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HOORAY Horsapalooza

A community festival Horsapalooza presented by the Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club Youth was held May 3 at the club. Several horse lovers showed up for food, vendors, pony rides, face painting, western consignment, live music, equine demos and mini clinics. The proceeds from Horsapalooza benefitted the Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club Youth Committee. For more information […]

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Financial Advice for New Fathers

By Jason Alderman Each year when Father’s Day rolls around, I’m reminded that I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for the world. But when I think back to how naïve my wife and I once were about the costs of raising children, I can’t help wishing we’d been better prepared. If […]

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Protect yourself against identity theft

Star Staff Reports Students under age 18 are often targeted for identity theft because they frequently have no reason to check their credit scores. Here are several ways to protect yourself, according to KHEAA. ·      Never provide personal information such as your Social Security number, bank account or credit card numbers in response to a […]

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Calendar of Events June 19

The Exchange Club of Millington awarded Martavius Tucker with the1st place District, Ace Award. He received $100 and an award from the Millington Club. He was winner of the Tennessee district award and will receive $1000 at the district dinner in Memphis in June. Roddarius Pitts  was second place and was awarded $50 from the Exchange Club. Posing […]

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