Archive | February, 2015

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Nebraska next football home for Brighton’s Butler

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One of the best secondary players in the state of Tennessee has found a college football home. Brighton senior Cameron Butler is heading to Fremont, Neb., to play for the Midland University Warriors. The program led by Head Coach Josh Gehring plays in the GPAC of the NAIA. Gehring took over […]

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Trojan Football comes together to celebrate 2014 season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Trojan Head Coach Chris Michael welcomed parents and special guest to the 2014 Trojan Football Banquet to recap the season. The Trojans went 7-3 in the regular season and reached the Second Road of the Class 5A playoffs beating Lawrence County. Michael took the opportunity in the Fellowship Hall of […]

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Brighton three-sport standout lands with FHU Baseball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It is said breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And several great athletes in history give credit to eating their Wheaties. Brighton’s Kolton Childress apparently took those life lessons to heart. “He just grew into a monster,” Kolton’s father Travis said. “We always tease him because all he […]

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Cougar Soccer Teams recognized again for academics nationally

The Munford Cougars soccer teams have once again received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) academic award.  Last month in Philadelphia the NSCAA held the convention where they named handed out their annual awards.  The Munford Cougars soccer team both boys and girls were at the top of the list, being only one […]

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Making Sure Loved Ones Are Prepared for Their Retirement Years

Star Staff Reports What if a sudden, debilitating illness, fraud or economic downturn affected your senior family member’s retirement, estate or long-term care issues? Would you be prepared to take over? If the answer is no, you’re not alone. According to 2013 research (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/07/18/as-population-ages-more-americans-becoming-caregivers/) from the Pew Research Center, four in 10 U.S. adults are […]

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Atoka Author Publishes Christian Children’s Book

Star Staff Reports This Delightful Children’s Book Shows the Fish Family Teaching Their Kids to be Humble about Their Christian Faith “Surface Talk: The Adventures of the Fish Family,” a new book by V.M. Crutcher, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. In the deceptively crafted “Surface Talk: The Adventures of the Fish Family,” […]

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Raceway Hires Craig Wack

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway announced the recent hire of Craig Wack, who will join the MIR team as the Director of Public Relations and Marketing. Craig has more than a decade of experience in the motorsports world and firsthand knowledge of MIR as he worked as a motorsports writer for the Commercial Appeal […]

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Winners Fail More Than Losers

By Mike T. Smith First some quotes from some notable failures… “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”  […]

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Exodus 20:7

By Jim Rast “Do not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless.” It was about three years ago that I came to a deeper understanding of this Commandment. I had always thought it was about cussing as using God’s name to damn something to […]

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Just Keep Drawing

By Otis Griffin Growing up in the country a million miles from the nearest town doesn’t provide a to’ sack full of modern facilities.  For several decades, we drawed our water from a deep well right outside the back door.  At least I didn’t have far to tote the half full five-gallon slop buckets strategically […]

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