Archive | January 15, 2015

Early in the game Friday night, Brighton guard Alex Malone plays pressure defense on Munford guard Queyon Mills.

Munford guard Queyon Mills steps to the line, wins game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Exiting the Brighton Gymnasium court Friday night, a couple of Munford Cougars carried their teammate Queyon Mills toward the locker room like a championship trophy. The reason for the Cougar jubilation was Mills coming up clutch in the final seconds of the District 13-3A rivalry game against the host Brighton Cardinals. […]

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Phenicia Howard

Transforming Chemistry into Consistency

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Coming off the court Friday night, Brighton Head Coach Kent Cates was impressed. “They’re good,” the leader of the Lady Cardinals said of his opponents. “This Munford team is better than the one two years ago that reached Sectionals.” The Munford Lady Cougars made that impression on Cates defeating his Lady […]

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Ally Naifeh

Making more good times

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2014 holiday season was good to the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels. The Lady Rebels gave Head Coach Keith Cox a gift with a big league win over Rossville, only the Lady Wolves second defeat of the season. Then TRA travel to the Magnolia Heights Christmas Tournament earning the Consolation Bracket […]

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Gil Erwin

Rebels’ comeback falls short against Memphis Metro

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel guard Johnie “Basketball” Sanfratello banked in a last-second three-point to tie the game at 56-56, many in the TRA Gymnasium started to have high hopes that the Rebels would complete a great comeback. Trailing by as many as 15 points in the fourth quarter to the Memphis […]

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More than a dozen members of the Sigma Lambda Lambda Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity worked about 6 hours last month at the Millington Payless ShoeSource during the annual Holiday Shoe Giveaway.

Local Omega Psi Phi chapter assist in holiday shoe giveaway

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two traditions joined forces last month at the Payless ShoeSource in Millington. Dec. 20 marked the fifth year of Dream Interfaith Ministries (a 501(c) 3 non-profit) conducted the Holiday Shoe Giveaway. And for several years the Sigma Lambda Lambda Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity have participated in charitable efforts […]

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Resetting Your Life for Retirement

By Jason Alderman The phrase “downsizing for retirement” is popular with Baby Boomers, the youngest of whom turned 50 last year. It sparks a conversation about transition, which may include buying fewer new things, selling, gifting or donating possessions that are no longer needed and relocating to smaller quarters to create a more comfortable and […]

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Stuart Scott

The Journey of Life

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Life has it’s ups and downs. Although we are assigned family in our journey to the finish line, we cross paths with others who determine how far we can go in life. Some people we physically interact with and others impact us from afar. In a week, I lost a journalism […]

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David Peel

Paying back health insurance after an accident

By David Peel As an injury attorney, I often have to tell my clients some shocking news: in cases where they recover medical bills from an at fault third party, they may have to pay back some of their proceeds to their health insurance company. It makes sense on paper. The health insurance didn’t cause […]

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Words

By Jim Rast For by thy words thou shall be justified, and by thy words thou shall be condemned. Matthew 12:37 The Ten Commandments are words. They were penned by the finger of God. How important are they? Are these words in the Ten Commandments of God warnings? Are they meaningless? Out of date? Did […]

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Someone Must Have Known Something

By Otis Griffin Now a days it seems like the only way you get to visit with folks you have known a life time is at a funeral.  Well, maybe at the hospital when you bump in to a friend or maybe relatives of an old friend.  What we have taken for granted is catching […]

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