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Lucy Baptist Church to celebrate 144th Anniversary

The public is invited to share in the celebration of Lucy Baptist Church’s 144th Anniversary on Sunday, September 21. The service will begin with Bible Study at 9:30 a.m., followed by Worship Celebration at 10:45 a.m. Guest Preacher Kirk Bishop, Pastor of Westside Baptist, Tuscumbia , Ala. , former LBC Associate Pastor (2010-13). Special Music, […]

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Brighton quarterback Austin Kelley tries to elude Trojan pass rushers Patrick Macon (No. 44), Paul Robinson (No. 76) and Deadrick Payton during last Friday night Millington Trojan 20-7 win over the Cardinals.

Defense and special teams help Trojans prevail over visiting Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Turnovers, miscues, penalties and missed opportunities plagued both the Millington Trojans and Brighton Cardinals Friday night on Mooney Boswell Field. The Trojans endured a majority of their woes in the first half, meanwhile the Cardinals suffered from costly errors during crunch time to fall 20-7. The defeat dropped Brighton to 1-1 […]

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Thrilling third set victory sparks Brighton over Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. After two sets Aug. 25, it was evident the Brighton Lady Cardinals and Millington Lady Trojans were evenly match. The visiting Lady Cardinals were able to outlast Millington in the first set 25-23. But in the second set the Lady Trojans gave the Millington Gymnasium faithful something to cheer about winning […]

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Soccer Mun v Bri

Tipton soccer rivals play to deadlock

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The better Tipton County District 13-3A team has yet to be decided after the Aug. 26 match up between the Brighton Lady Cardinals and Munford Lady Cougars. Both teams walked out of the Brighton Stadium participants in a 1-1 tie. Munford’s first half goal and the goalie play of Lady Cougar […]

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Football Wrap Up: Week 2

A big second quarter helped the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels pull away from Tunica Institute Friday night. The Rebels (2-0) fell behind 6-0 in the first quarter. Then TRA exploded for 22 points in the second period to prevail 36-13. The scoring outburst started with an AJ Hightower 29-yard touchdown pass to Ethan Carpenter. Ahead 7-6, […]

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Lady Trojan defender Devin McSwain (right) tries to clear the ball with her knee against an Arlington striker last week.

On the job training

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Across the board, the Arlington Lady Tigers program has high exceptions. From the presences of the Blue Crew who attend all home games to the youngest players on the team, Head Coach Zeke Vezina’s program expects a high-level of play leading to postseason success. The coaches a part of the Lady […]

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Ethan Quarles

Former Trojan heads out west for pitching opportunity

By Thomas Sellers Jr. 2011 Millington Central High School graduate Ethan Quarles spent his summer vacation eating buffalo, running in the mountains and attacking Grizzles in the zone. The former standout Trojan pitcher lodged innings for the Casper Cutthroats in Wyoming from May 31 to Aug. 2. Quarles threw 10 innings with 8 strikeouts. The […]

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BUS title sponsor for Millington Relay for Life 9-4

For Relay

Plant Maintenance Service Corporation of 3000 Fite Road, in Memphis, was awarded a plaque by the American Cancer Society in recognition of the company’s commitment to the Millington Relay for Life.    Plant Maintenance Service Corporation has participated in the Millington Relay for Life for more than 10 years and was the title sponsor for the […]

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Will your Kids Inherit Your Debt?

By Jason Alderman Many people finally get around to writing a will in order to safeguard their assets for their heirs. But what if you’ve got the opposite problem: Your nest egg was decimated by the recession, bad investments or simply living longer than expected and now you’ve got a mountain of bills you can’t […]

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Justin Berry and Joe Rendon pose with a monster blue catfish from the Ohio/Mississippi River confluence area.

Cool Front & More Tourney’s

By Josh Gowan I try to remind myself not to spend too much time talking about the weather in this column, as I am not a meteorologist (witch doctor) and some folks won’t see the printed version of this article for another week. The thing is though, as an outdoorsman, the only people that are […]

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