Archive | December 11, 2014

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Trojans overcome a sluggish second quarter to edge Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The night appeared to start off well for the Millington Trojans against their rivals the Brighton Cardinals. Millington put up 16 points on the William Osteen Gymnasium scoreboard in the first quarter to lead by two points. But two points was the Trojans’ total in the second quarter putting Millington behind […]

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Brighton’s Checkmate

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The game between the Millington Lady Trojans and Brighton Lady Cardinals transformed into a chess match between head coaches Bruce Marshall and Kent Cates. The first move of Friday night to earn a check was Cates employing his Lady Cardinals to press Millington ball handlers all over the William Osteen Gymnasium […]

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Even better the second time around

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since starting the season 0-2, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels have won 3 of their last 5 games entering a rematch against Macon Road Baptist School. The rematch in the TRA Gymnasium on Dec. 2 concerned Lady Rebel Head Coach Keith Cox. “I thought we came out really well concerning that […]

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Go Johnie Go

By Thomas Sellers Jr. “Johnny Football” and “Johnie Basketball” have a lot in common. They are both dynamic talents with a flair in the field of play and swagger while in uniform. Both the NFL’s Johnny Manziel and Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel Johnie Sanfratello play key roles on their teams. When Manziel is on top of […]

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Cardinals Rule the Nest

The Brighton Middle Cardinals and Munford Middle Cougars renewed their rivalry last Thursday in the Munford Middle School Gymnasium. The Cardinals traveled back home with victories for the Lady Cardinals and Cardinals.In girls’ action, Brighton proved why they are one of the best teams in West Tennessee seizing control early and earning a 53-11 victory. […]

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2014 Chamber Gala Honors Baker, Jackson, Whitlocks & Nix

By Linda Cooper The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2014 annual dinner gala “Blue Jeans, Boas & Bowties” on Thursday evening at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Some 160 business and community leaders attended the sold-out event, which highlighted the Chamber’s activities for the year and paid tribute to members who have […]

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Joe Rendon from East Prairie post with a big albino fish.

An Epic Journey: Part II

By Josh Gowan If you recall last week’s story, we were just making our way past a possible sasquatch in the woods… He stayed tight to my hip, and we arrived at the creek without further incident, and without sight or sound of a four-wheeler. I surveyed the 20-foot-wide creek and found a suitable place […]

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David Peel

Ten Christmas Facts

By David Peel “Christ–Mass,” that we now call “Christmas,” is the birthday of a man like none other, Jesus, the God-Man. Consider just these 10 facts about his life: 1. Predictions 700 years before. Isaiah 7-9 specifically predicted His most unusual birth and life in a very detailed manner.  Other prophecies He fulfilled number more […]

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The List Is Perfect

By Otis Griffin  Remember in your youth the best time of the year was when Santy came with a big cotton sack full of toys.  However we had to make our own lists as the red suited round man visited many kids in just one short night. Momma and I sat at the kitchen table […]

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A Rosemark Christmas

Star Staff Reports The Lighting of the Rosemark Christmas Tree has been a tradition since the 1930’s. The planting of a new tree took place in the early 1990’s, which triggered a renewed vigor and excitement with the local participants. The 30-foot tree at the corner of Kerr-Rosemark Road and Rosemark Road was officially lit […]

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