Archive | August 7, 2014

Knowledge Nick with Memphis Legends

I AM LEGEND

The Professor of Memphis Rap and Millington’s own “Knowledge” Nick Hicks has been busy lately promoting his latest album The New Memphis. At recent shows in Memphis Knowledge Nick rubbed shoulders with Memphis Rap legends DJ Zirk and Kingpin Skinny Pimp. Prior to the meeting the M-Town duo, Hicks got a chance to chat with […]

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Tennessee State Fair set for Sept. 5-14

Star Staff Reports State Fair announces title sponsor Two institutions, each more than 100 years old, are teaming to present an event for Tennesseans in September that will feature family entertainment, educational experiences, agricultural exhibits, and much, much more. Officials with the Tennessee State Fair Association announced this week that OneMain Financial has been named […]

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Williams Signs with Lindenwood

Munford High School graduate Cedrick Williams has finally selected a college and will continue his soccer career with a scholarship at Lindenwood University in Bellevue, Ill. It is an NAIA school. Williams will report for camp on Aug. 10. “We greatly appreciate all of your support and well wishes throughout his high school career,” said […]

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Calendar of Events August 7

Month of August It’s time for the Millington Central High School Class of 1984’s 30-year reunion. The committee is planning a blow out celebration Aug. 29 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Fixins Restaurant at 45 Reeder Ave. in Munford. Classmate David Mcree has offered to close off the eatery for a private party. […]

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Zane Adams Trojan

Former Trojan Baseball standout returns to lead program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last time Zane Adams was wearing a Millington Trojan Baseball uniform, LeBron James played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Peyton Manning was coming off an MVP season, the San Antonio Spurs were crowned the NBA champs and Terry Jones was mayor of Millington. The year was 2005 and Adams was a senior […]

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Rebels will take field in 2014 with new leaders eyeing return to playoffs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For a decade, one of the questions around the Tipton-Rosemark Academy campus in July was, ‘Can the Rebels make it to the football playoffs?’ Now TRA Head Coach Dodd Gengenbach and his crew have field queries about the Rebels returning to the playoffs. The 2013 season came to an end for […]

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Greetings: Trojans face Dragons in Scrimmage

The Millington Trojans welcomed the Collierville Dragons to town Friday afternoon for a scrimmage. With the coaches close by and the quarterbacks off limits, the teams participated in a full-contact practice preparing for the 2014 season. Jamboree weekend will be Aug. 15 and most teams kickoff the regular-season Aug. 22 with Millington traveling to Germantown.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Millington recognized with 2014 TripAdvisor Cerificate of Excellence Award

Star Staff Reports Hampton Inn & Suites Millington has been recognized with a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award. Now in its fourth year, the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Hotels must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out […]

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The Ins and Outs of 529 College Saving Plans

By Jason Alderman For many people, their biggest expenses in life are funding retirement, buying a home and paying for their children’s college education – or a portion of it, anyway. Setting aside money for these and other financial goals is difficult, especially when you’re trying to save for them all simultaneously and from a […]

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Josh Gowan sets shore side after fishing at Mexico Beach, Fla.

Heartlander Abroad: Mexico Beach, Fla.

By Josh Gowan An eerie calmness lay about the sea, the waves ceased to break, and the water temperature dropped 10 degrees in a matter of minutes. The Gulf of Mexico and all its’ inhabitants felt the presence of their greatest threat, the dreaded return of the one predator that could not be defeated, evaded, […]

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