Archive | February 12, 2015

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Area Trio Heading to State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — Typically the night of the Regionals Wrestling Individual Tournament, the praise goes to the athletes who qualify for State. Next in line to get credit are the head coaches like Arlington Tigers Jonathan Simpson. Saturday night as Simpson’s program celebrated in the Arlington Gymnasium preparing to send 10 wrestlers […]

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Lady Trojans enter districts primed for big victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Friday night was almost the time for the breakthrough victory Millington Lady Trojan Head Coach Bruce Marshall has been searching for all district season. But not at full strength, missing standout sophomore forward Tamia Aldridge,, the Lady Trojans came close to beating District 14-3A foe the Kingsbury Lady Falcons. Kingsbury was […]

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Munford’s Peddy has a breakout season, becomes a Memphis Tiger

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When a program is under construction, some of the building blocks may go unnoticed. In 2012 and 2013, the Munford Cougars were under .500 and even larger players like Brytain Peddy still flew under the radar for college scouts. But enter JR Kirby to lead the Munford Cougar Football program. Along […]

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National Signing Day: Munford Football, Trio of Cougars heading to Bethel University

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A clear sign that a high school football team has had a good season is National Signing Day. Usually a winning season translates into multiple players signing scholarships to the next level. And the Munford Cougars under the guidance of first-year Head Coach JR Kirby experienced that last Wednesday on the […]

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Eyes on the rim

The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels battled the USJ Lady Bruins last week in the TRA Gymnasium. The visitors from Jackson were able to earn the win. Later in boys’ action, TRA forward AJ Hightower shoots a jumper against USJ. The Bruins were able to hold on for a58-51 win. On Friday night the Millington Trojans […]

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Chamber names Dianne Baker Interim Executive Director

Star Staff Reports Chairman of the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Pam Kendrick announced the appointment today of Dianne Baker as the interim executive director of the Chamber effective immediately. “The future of the Chamber and continued growth is vital to our success and the success of Millington. I speak for the […]

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Financial Aid Tip of the Month

Star Staff Reports Federal student aid programs can help pay college costs The federal government sponsors numerous financial aid programs that can help students and their parents pay college expenses. This brief summary from KHEAA describes the more common federal grant and loan programs. Grants generally do not have to be repaid, but loans do. […]

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Cold Water Crappie Bite Heats Up

By Josh Gowan The guns are cleaned, oiled, and locked up in the safe until September, which means it’s time to drag that wad of poles out and begin the monumental task of untangling and re-spooling in preparation for fishing season. If you are without a large shop and the next polar vortex is looming, […]

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Catch Them Doing the Right Thing

By Mike T. Smith As parents, teachers and leaders we’re often quick to point out when a teen is doing something wrong, and that’s okay. The problem is that we tend to stay quiet when they are doing something right. I’m not saying ignore all the wrong things and give people false praise that’s not […]

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The Ten Commandments

By Jim Rast To the Reader, There may be a single most important thing you must do in your lifetime. That is to find the reason and a way for your life. You say to have children. No That is that others might have a chance to look for the reason and a way for […]

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