Archive | November 13, 2014

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MCHS inducts the Class of 2014 into the Hall

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On most days in the summer you can find Millington Central High School legend Debra Spencer keeping her body in shape on the mile and half track of Frayser Park. Going around the track multiple times, Spencer builds up a good sweat usually wearing something with black and gold. The school […]

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Late field goal sends Trojans to Round Two

By Thomas Sellers Jr. LAWRENCEBURG — Every point counts in the playoffs. Millington Trojan place kicker Luke Bell knows that all too well. And after missing an extra point early in the fourth quarter last Friday night at Lawrence County, the senior kept his focus waiting on another chance. His opportunity came with a minute […]

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Stellar Stallions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Middle School Stallions opened the 2014-15 basketball season last week. At home against the Appling Middle School Wildcats, both the Lady Stallions and Stallions pleased the MMS faithful with a pair of victories. The Lady Stallions were ahead most of their contest against Appling prevailing 31-24 behind solid play […]

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Basketball Lady Cougars

Cougar Chemistry Class

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Steve Poindexter Era at Munford High School has produced some quality basketball and banner success. The Lady Cougars have become a regular to the Regional Tournament and in 2012-13 Munford finally reached Sectionals. But a quartet of seniors graduated off that team, leaving a young squad with the torch. And […]

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Basketball Cardinals

Gatlin ready to take flight with Cards

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A familiar face to the area makes his return to the Millington/South Tipton area this week. After years of leading the Millington Lady Trojans to championship success, Stan Gatlin takes his turn as the man in charge of Brighton Boys’ Basketball. “I’m ready for the opportunity to improve these young men […]

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Basketball Danielle Collins

Making a Move

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since Kent Cates has taken over the Brighton Lady Cardinals program, the roster has been young. Entering year three, the Lady Cardinals still feature mostly underclassmen. With a quartet of seniors Jada, Johnson, Lilly Hill, Reagan Huffman and Marquita Jones, Cates is ready to take another step in a positive direction. […]

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Basketball Munford Cougars

Hopkins bounces back to lead 2014-15 Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Butch Hopkins has enjoyed good times at Munford High School. The veteran coach’s first two seasons with the Cougars had yielded District 13-3A championships and appearances in the Region 7-3A Tournament. But the starting five from last year’s championship team are all gone. Munford graduated four seniors and point guard Reggie […]

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Goodwill Opens Its 26th West Tennessee Attended Donation Center in Millington

Star Staff Reports Memphis Goodwill, Inc. has opened its newest Attended Donation Center (ADC) in west Tennessee at 8412 Highway 51 North in Millington. The ADC is in Suite 110, located near the intersection of Highway 51 North and Wilkinsville Road. The donation center is open Monday-Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 […]

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Year of Help

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a one-year anniversary ribbon-cutting for Jordan’s Gifts, Thrifts & Java located at 6646 Highway 51 North No. 4 last month. Proceeds for the store assist victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, and support a wide range of other counseling and outreach programs.

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Pro Tek to give a Veteran a new car on Pearl Harbor Day

Automotive Pro Tek will give away a car to a local veteran this holiday season. “You can tell a veteran thank you or give them a hand shake or hug all day long,”  Automotive Pro Tek owner Pamela Hanson said. “But it comes from the heart when you can give them something for all the […]

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