Archive | November 20, 2014

PS Sheriffs Dept. Drunken Goggles Test

Good Neighbors

Local State Farm insurance agent Jack Leonard hosted a Community Safety/Customer Appreciation Day at his office located at 8110 Highway 51 North on Saturday, Oct. 25. The event featured a drunken goggles test provided by the  R.I.D.D. (the Reduce Impaired Distracted Driving) task force of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, a hot dog lunch and prize giveaways.

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Public Safety November 20, 2014

City Court Reports November 12, 2014 Fines Shaquan L. Ausler – 5118 Thompson Street, Millington, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, failure to signal, $10 fine plus cost. Duane O. Battles – 2179 McCormick Road, Munford, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost, failure […]

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Calendar of Events November 20, 2014

The River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at Veteran’s Plaza in Memphis Tuesday, Nov. 11 to honor all the veterans.  Piper Dr. Ben Kemker presented the introductory music, and the Color Guard, Desoto County Patriots Chapter, TNSAR presented the colors. Nelly Shearer, Hon. Vice President General NSDAR presented the speaker, […]

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All 2014 demons revisit Trojans in Second Round game at Henry County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. PARIS, Tenn. — A microcosm of the 2014 Millington Trojans’ season played itself out in Patriot Stadium Friday night. Injuries, untimely flags and bad breaks plagued the Trojans against the reigning Class 5A champion Henry County Patriots all night. The Patriots took advantage of Millington miscues and a pair of safeties […]

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Lady Trojans gain poise to defeat MMHS on opening night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Opening night nerves? Or maybe it was something the Memphis Metro Home School Lady Mustangs were doing, but the Millington Lady Trojans left a few points off the William Osteen Gymnasium scoreboard last Thursday night. But among the fanfare and MCHS Athletic Hall of Fame inductions, Head Coach Bruce Marshall’s Lady […]

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Change of plans spark Trojans to victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The preseason in basketball is a time to gel, build team chemistry, and work on new sets and plays for your team. But as the opening game approaches, a coach will turn his focus to the opponent and game planning. The scouting report on the Memphis Metro Home School Mustangs was […]

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Cecily’s signing to Austin Peay puts finishing touches on family’s gift to Munford Volleyball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Most fans and supporters of Munford Volleyball in recent years would consider the three daughters of Bonnie and Phillip Gable as gifts to the program. The First Family of Munford Volleyball arrived in Tipton County during the summer of 2007 with an incoming freshman Scarlet and her two younger sisters Savannah […]

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Lady Rebels Naifeh jumper

Starting with the Best

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Welcome to Tipton-Rosemark Academy Basketball Keith Cox. The new head coach of the Lady Rebels debuted on Veteran’s Day in the TRA Gymnasium against powerhouse program the Northpoint Lady Trojans. Northpoint was State runner-up last season and features a lineup loaded with experience. The balanced Lady Trojan attack dominated from start […]

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Quarterbacking a Win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the past 3 months Tipton-Rosemark Academy athlete AJ Hightower has been busy as the starting quarterback for the Rebels guiding the team to a 6-5 record and playoff appearance. On Veteran’s Day Hightower found himself in a basketball uniform preparing to come off the bench for new Rebel Head Coach […]

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Mason Asher, 13, from Bernie, Mo., poses with his spike buck.

Heartlander Abroad: Rend Lake, Ill.

By David Peel I know my newfound love for Illinois is surprising, believe me, I am as shocked as anyone, but the Land of Lincoln really has a ton to offer for outdoorsmen. Although my budding writing career would lump me in the same tax bracket with a part-time AC repairman in the Arctic Circle […]

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