Archive | January, 2015

Marquisha Sanders

Bartlett standout uses a triple-double to outlast Lady Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — As of Friday night, all the teams in District 14-3A have seen each other at least once. When the dust settled in the Bartlett Gymnasium the other night, Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Bruce Marshall saw his young team take another step into grabbing the elusive league victory. Meanwhile […]

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Julian Daughtry

Trojans push best to the limit

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — The Bartlett Panthers left their home court Friday night still in first place in District 14-3A. And the their opponents the Millington Trojans headed to their locker room dejected yet again after a district contest. Millington Head Coach Rob Sabau found himself in the familiar spot of watching his […]

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Munford Cougar guard Dominique Bell looks to advance the ball back toward half court to reset the offense against MHEA last week. The Cougars won the game in the Munford Gymnasium 48-37.

Cougars’ style has team winning games, in District 13-3A hunt

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sometimes the best Christmas gifts come from oneself. Back in December the Munford Cougars hosted the 2014 Munford Christmas Classic with teams like MLK Prep, Wooddale and Memphis Metro coming to town. Prior to the Classic, the host Munford Cougars were still going through an adjustment phase with young players and […]

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Ann McIntyre trophy

Brighton standout golfer learns quickly, lands a scholarship to Christian Brothers

By Thomas Sellers Jr. What started off as a way to keep busy between school and softball with her dad Arnold and grandfather Jimmy Erwin has grown into the college sport of Anna McIntyre. The Brighton Lady Cardinal has matured into one of the best golfers in West Tennessee helping her school finish third in […]

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Lady Cougars pick me up

Need a Pick-Me-Up

The Munford Lady Cougars welcomed the nationally ranked MHEA Lady Eagles back to the Munford Gymnasium Jan. 20 for a rematch. In the season opener, the Lady Cougars jumped out to a 20-point lead before the Lady Eagles fought back to win. In the rematch, the score was 49-29 in favor of MHEA. Could the […]

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BUS Ritter ATV winner 3

Free Gift

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In Ritterwide contest, the grand prize of a 2014 ATV went to area residents Terry and Erika Free Dec. 15. The couple stopped by the 4880 Navy Road location in Millington to claim the shiny blue four-wheeler. “It feels great,” Erika said. “It’s amazing. We’ve never won anything before. So this […]

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Otis Griffin pose

You Grabbed What?

By Otis Griffin My fellow Southern country folks will tell you they spent more time in a corn crib than they like to admit.  But we had to feed all the livestock if we wanted to eat. So what was more important to Daddy, me or the animals? That was a lonely life especially if […]

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David Peel

Need An Umbrella?

By David Peel Even if it’s not raining, you may need an umbrella. “Umbrella insurance,” that is. As an injury attorney who sees terrible accidents and tragedies every single week, I commend to you the idea of umbrella insurance. Umbrella insurance is basically additional liability insurance. It is designed to help protect you and yours […]

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Deer, Ducks and the Big Show

By Josh Gowan Is it spring yet? Now that we have the deer in the freezer, the only thing that’s on my mind is crappie fishing, and maybe a bit of snow goose blasting! First off, I want to say thanks to everyone who called or emailed congratulating us on FINALLY getting my son’s first […]

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Open Mike for web

Because Hate is Too Great a Burden to Bear

By Mike T. Smith My favorite Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. quote is “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” If you take a second and let those words soak in it’s not only powerful, it’s also liberating. I’m not one of those feel good people that […]

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