Archive | December 25, 2014

Cougar Queyon Mills attacks the rim among many Trojans.

Trojans hold on to win a gridiron-like battle in Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2012 M&M Bowl ended in a Munford Cougar 29-28 victory over the Millington Trojans. On Dec. 16, the schools matched up on the hardwood with one less one scored overall than the classic game on the gridiron from two years ago. The Trojans emerged victorious in the Munford Gymnasium 29-27. […]

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Lady Cougar Phenicia Howard is fouled by Millington guard Marquisha Sanders during last week's game.

Gift of Gab: Lady Cougars pull away from Millington with help of frosh

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Back in November, the Millington Lady Trojans used rebounding and solid defense to keep close with rivals the Munford Lady Cougars. That night in the William Osteen Gymnasium, Munford’s Gabby Crawford was just a few games into her high school career and the outcome was a Munford 42-31 victory. Fast forward […]

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School Board Approves additional bus route for Millington Elementary

By Bill Short In response to a request by the superintendent, the Millington School Board has unanimously approved an additional bus route for students attending Millington Elementary School. Board members took the action during their Dec. 1 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Cody Childress and seconded by Larry Jackson. Dr. David Roper, […]

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Obituary December 25, 2014

NANCY ELAINE URE-HEMINWAY Nancy Elaine Ure-Heminway, 71,  of Hurst, formerly of Millington, and Key West, Fla,, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 15, 2014 surrounded by her family after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Nancy loved her family and traveling with her military husband. She volunteered for the USO in various states where […]

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Justin Berry from East Prairie, Mo., poses with a stringer of big crappie.

By Josh Gowan Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all the outdoors-folk in our beautiful little piece of America! Jesus is the reason for the season, and there are blessings abound in our neck of the woods. Lord knows I love the thrill of fishing and hunting, and the beauty of the great outdoors, but […]

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Birth of Christ

By Jim Rast The identity of man is consisting of three manifestations 1. Body- is a worldly physical presence 2. Soul-is the life in the body, the terrestrial and the celestial (I Corinthian 15:44)  3. Spirit- is the essence of thought in the mind where the power of choice of love resides. The body can […]

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The 13 Things I love Most About Christmas

By Mike T. Smith 1) Christmas break. It was cool when I was in school.. It’s even better now having a few more hours a day with my kids, and no homework to help with. 2) Good food. This is the South after all. 3) Family. My nephews are already taller than me. Why not […]

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Hope Santy Sees Me Help

By Otis Griffin Not long after hog killin’ Momma was ready for settin’ up and decoratin’ the tree with all the round shiny ornaments.  (The phrase: lit up like a Christmas tree.)  Daddy had scouted round and selected one so we skipped along to witness the timely savage two hacks with his sharp double-bit.  Friends, […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety December 25, 2014

Fire Reports Cooking fire Dec. 15 – 8727 Rosemark Road Motor  vehicle accident with injuries Dec. 12 – Raleigh-Millington Road Dec. 17 – Millington Arlington and U.S. Highway 51 North Motor vehicle accident with no injuries Dec. 13 – Church Street and Buford Avenue Emergency medicals/assistance Dec. 11 – 8000 block of WU.S. Highway 51 […]

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Year in Review

2014 Year in Review Jan-June

JANUARY 2014 *At about 6 p.m. on Jan. 6, Tipton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of an accidental shooting in the 1000 block of Appleberry Road in Munford. Deputies arrived to discover the victim, Laura Ann Rains, 26 had been shot by her husband, William Christopher Rains, 25. Chris indicated his […]

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