Archive | October 23, 2014

The Millington Trojan defense bring down Arlington Tiger running back Keelon Webber Friday in Arlington. The Tigers were able to outlast Millington and claim the District 14-3A championship with the 17-7 win.

Arlington able to outlast short-handed Trojans for title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — The last two District 14-3A league winners renewed their rivalry last Friday under a warm clear autumn Arlington night. The 2011 champs Millington Trojans made the trip to the Arlington Football Stadium without two starting running backs, a couple of linemen injured and junior quarterback Eldon Tyms out for […]

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Maddison Welch

Lady Cougars reach another Sub-State round

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — Led by the MVP performance of senior Kenzie Fields, the Bartlett Lady Panthers are once again Region 7-3A Volleyball champions. Last Tuesday in the Bartlett Gymnasium, the Lady Panthers advance to the title game beating Hardin County, the District 13-3A runner ups. Bartlett would face the Munford Lady Cougars […]

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Close Rivals: Munford/Brighton goes to Lady Cardinals in district finals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Lady Cougars set up the trilogy by beating Dyer County last Tuesday in the District 13-3A Soccer Tournament Semifinal. The victory set up Thursday night’s third match up between Munford and Brighton. The Lady Cardinals, regular-season champions of the district, played host to their rivals at the Brighton Stadium. […]

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Munford Head Coach JR Kirby

Collierville Edges Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars traveled to Collierville Friday night for a showdown with the Dragons. With two late scores, the Dragons were able to pull out a 16-10 victory over the Cougars. Munford (6-2) jumped out to a 3-0 in the second quarter with a Travis Swayze 21-yard field goal. That was […]

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Stanton Brown

Trojan standout starts his professional career with Shoemaker

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since his days as a SYS standout for the Millington Trojans, Stanton Brown figured his rookie year after school would be around the year 2014. In the mid 2000s Brown guided the Trojans to the SYS juniors championship game as a running back. A few years later Brown was a standout […]

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BUS West Tenn Credit Union Ribbon Cutting 10-23

New Name

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting to welcome its newest member West Tennessee Credit Union located at 2521 Fite Road. The credit union (formerly DuPont Memphis Employees Credit Union) has rebranded, and held a grand opening celebration on Friday, Oct. 10 . For more information, visit WTNCU.org.

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Ben Moore poses with a big Ohio River blue catfish.

Youth Deer Hunting in the Bluegrass State

By Josh Gowan There is absolutely nothing better than spending time in the great outdoors with your kids. It is an experience that no child should be without, and it can often be just as rewarding for the adults. My little hunting partner is 9 years old, and this WILL be the year he kills […]

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David Peel

Putting It Off?

By David Peel Most people agree that procrastination is usually a bad thing. We lawyers have a lot of deadlines so procrastination is usually not helpful. But, it seems to be beneficial in at least one area: it predicts success. Years ago, well-known experiments were conducted with young toddlers.  They were in a boring room […]

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Peyton Manning Teaches Us All a Lesson About Life

By Mike T. Smith Peyton Manning Teaches Us All a Lesson About Life This past Sunday night Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning broke the record for most touchdowns ever thrown surpassing Brett Farve’s 508 with No. 509 to be exact. That’s nothing short of incredible. It’s easy to take it as just another line in […]

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Maybe You Can Hear it, but Can’t See It

By Otis Griffin Ever so often, pore country boys like to have a little fun.  Normally, these rednecks are referred to as ‘good ole boys’.   Fun is where you find it, when there ain’t no fun in the corn crib. Occasionally, what started as a good time, would turn into a fiasco.  I’m not saying, […]

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