Archive | October, 2014

Trojans @ Bolton

Trojans take care of Bolton, await playoff destiny

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — The trick was the cold weather and piercing winds. But the treat for the Millington Trojans was closing out the 2014 regular season with a 26-10 victory over area and District 14-3A rival the Bolton Wildcats. The Trojans (7-3) jumped out to a quick 13-0 lead at Bolton Stadium. […]

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Patchwork Harvest display

Residents stop to admire multiple CBC winner’s lastest display on Juana

By Thomas Sellers Jr. O n a sunny, 75-degree fall afternoon, Lan and Bubba Arnold were going for a bike ride in the Juana community of Millington. The couple all of sudden spotted a harvest display at 7091 Juana Drive. The corner house of Vicki Maddox was the home of the seasonal structure with her […]

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Become a Mentor

Millington Central High School  has signed up 175 seniors for the TnPromise. We are still looking for mentors to help with the requirements for the TnPromise. Think about becoming a mentor. Information below Tennessee Promise is looking for mentors! TnAchieves is a partnering organization to Tennessee promise that will administer the non-financial components. Studnets must […]

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COM Millington Health Fair 10-30

Quick Check-up

The city of Millington recently held their Employee and Retiree Health Fair on Oct. 10 at the Harvell Civic Center Gymnasium. About 100 employees were in attendance to stop by the vendor’s tables, get their flu shots and put their names in the hat to win one of the many door prizes donated by local […]

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Cal Breast Cancer Survivor 10-30

Calendar of Events October 30

Pink Power Vickie Shelby is a two-year Breast Cancer survivor. She celebrated Saturday in Collierville with her sisters in pink, at the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. She lives in Millington and wanted to thank all those who support her. Month of October The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in […]

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Trojans Head Coach Chris Michael said his team must rededicate itself before concluding the regular season at Bolton this Friday.

After blowout Trojans are left searching, road test at Bolton will decide playoff future for Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Injuries have subtracted players like running backs D’Monte Kemp, Keno Taylor and quarterback Eldon Tyms. Then add a suspension to the heart of the defense middle linebacker Patrick Macon, the Millington Trojans knew last Friday’s challenge from the visiting Liberty Tech Magnet Crusaders would be even tougher. The Crusaders traveled from […]

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Soccer Lady Cardinal kicker

Lady Cardinals complete banner season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The emerging programs meet with a trip to the Region 7-3A Soccer Tournament finals and spot in Sectionals on the line. The District 14-3A runner up Bartlett Lady Panthers under second-year Head Coach Robby Midyett came to Brighton Stadium ready for the challenge of the District 13-3A champions Brighton Lady Cardinals. […]

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Fall Sister painting

Fall Festivial at Millington Farmer’s Market one of many highlights of Saturday in Flag City

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On a busy day across the Mid-South, Millington had it’s share of seasonal celebrations Saturday. One of the highlights was the annual closing of the Millington Farmer’s Market with the Fall Festivial. City of Millington officials joined regular vendors and several residents for a day of hay rides, face painting, games […]

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Trunk Zombie Tow Truck

Cars & Candy at El Toro’s Trunk or Treat

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Four years ago El Toro Taco owners Jeff and Dawn Rasar transformed their 8067 Highway 51 North parking lot into a destination for classic cars. Vintage automobile owners from Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Dyersburg and cities in Mississippi travel to Millington to display their cars from April to October. And last year […]

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Danny Bright from East Prairie, Mo., with an 8-point buck he killed in West Kentucky.

Whitetail Deer Forecast

By Josh Gowan I’ve already seen some deer forecasts for my home state of Missouri, and it’s a wonder we even bother buying tags according to a few journalists. With all the doomsday talk about our poor, diseased, malnourished, and miniscule deer herd, I thought a bit of logic and facts might keep a few […]

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