Archive | January 1, 2015

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Standout Trojan wrestler tries to move on from tragedy of losing mother in new state

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The New Year will definitely bring changes in the life of Jaxon Cook. For two years, Cook was a standout for the Millington Trojan Wrestling program reaching State twice. Eying a third trip to the TSSAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament this upcoming February, Cook’s life was going business as usual until […]

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Munford senior guard takes over second half, outburst led Cougars to win Christmas Classic

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Saturday night dozens of spectators, coaches and players were in the Munford Gymnasium watching the host Munford Cougars taking on the Memphis Metro Home School Mustangs. But one person involved in the game was in the zone. Munford senior Nigel Jones entered another atmosphere in the third and fourth quarter scoring […]

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Cardinals lapse in the fourth quarter, leads to MLK victory in Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was evident one team was getting more comfortable as time ticked away in the opening game of the Munford Christmas Classic Saturday night between the MLK Prep Rams and Brighton Cardinals. The scoreboard in the Munford Gymnasium displayed a close contest throughout the first half. Then the Rams exploded for […]

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Board approves agreement with ESG to evaluate buildings, water system

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved an agreement with a company to conduct a detailed engineering evaluation of the city’s buildings and water system. Board members took the action during a Dec. 23, 2014 special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman […]

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David Peel

Police

By David Peel As I write this, funerals are being planned for several policemen around the nation killed in the line of duty, for the crime of simply being on duty. It has been declared “open season on police”. Recent decisions by grand juries not to indict police who were involved in fatal altercations with […]

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What If For The New Year?

By Otis Griffin What If…many changes were made to help all of our society, instead of just benefiting a few?  What If…Our United States of our America stopped sending money overseas to foreign countries, supposedly to maintain good relations?  What If…we sent my Southern Country farmers crops overseas, instead?  What If…the countries couldn’t use our […]

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Charlene Sarah Barry

Obituary January 1, 2015

CHARLENE SARAH BARRY Charlene Sarah Barry born Dec. 22, 1950 in Butte, Mont., went to be with Our Lord and Savior Dec.16, 2014. Beloved mother and grandmother survived by Jason Barry, daughter-in-law Brenda Barry and grandson Elijah Barry, daughters Merissa Barry and grandson Jace Barry, Meagan Vaughan and granchildren Kenley, Nivia, , Kyrese, and Cabyen […]

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2014 in Review: July-December

JULY 2014 *There were many faces of enjoyment at the 2014 Flag City Freedom Celebration like sisters Audrina Hernandez, 7 months, and Aria Hernandez, 21-months. The Flag City Freedom Celebration: Independence Day Spectacular was held July 3 at Navy Lake. Several residents from the Mid-South made their way to Millington for the event presented by […]

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