Archive | May 7, 2015

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Cardinals capture District 13-3A Soccer crown

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The three-year chase of the Brighton Cardinal Soccer program reached the glorious finish line tonight. On the Brighton Soccer Field, the Cardinals captured the District 13-3A Soccer Tournament championship beating the Dyer County Choctaws 2-0. Bubba Chambers’ Cardinals used defense sparked by players like Welton DeGraffreed and Justin Krachen kept Dyer […]

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BREAKING NEWS: School bus involved in morning wreck

By Sheri Williams Thursday morning after 9 a.m. at the intersection of Raleigh-Millington and Church Street near Graves Automotive, a white Ford Mustang collided with stationary school bus. No children were aboard the bus at the time of the accident. Ambulance and first responders were on the scene shortly after.

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Trojan senior Carlos Lipsey (center) races for a goal attempt against Craigmont last week. Lipsey set a Trojan record for goals in a week with 11 against Ridgeway, Craigmont and Overton.

Lipsey sets a Trojan record with 11 goals in a week

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Understatement of the week is saying Millington Trojan Carlos Lipsey is having a good span. In two games last week, the Trojan senior scored a total of 9 goals against Ridgeway and Craigmont. Against the Roadrunners, Lipsey and the Trojans destroyed Ridgeway with his 4-goal effort. Then on Senior Day in […]

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Munford Fulcher No hitter

Can’t Touch This

Munford Cougar senior ace Joe Fulcher threw a no-hitter Friday night to open the District 13-3A Baseball Tournament against Hardin County in Brighton. Fulcher struck out 10 Tigers. Munford was able to beat Hardin County 2-0 behind Steven Kendrick hitting a  two RBI double in top of the seventh  inning to finally break a scoreless […]

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Lady Trojan third baseman Ally Browning fires the ball over to first baseman Jess Trice during the quarterfinal game of the district tournament against Arlington.

Lady Trojans make top-seeded Lady Tigers earn victory in districts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — The Millington Lady Trojans were going to make the host Arlington Lady Tigers earn a District 14-3A Softball Tournament Quarterfinal victory. Brandon Morgan’s Lady Tigers took their swings, played solid defense and used the pitching of Brianna Lewis to defeat a gamed Lady Trojans squad 12-2 Friday night on […]

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Trojan middle infield Peyton Wiginton (20) and Jordan Tincher turn a double play.

Trojans win thriller over Cordova, Bartlett pieces together hitting exhibition in district opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every postseason journey has a starting point. For the Millington Trojan Baseball team, last Thursday at USA Stadium in Millington, a thriller against the Cordova Wolves was the beginning of the District 14-3A Tournament. “We had some key situations with bases loaded,” Millington Head Coach Zane Adams said. “It would have […]

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Taco Bell Tuesday

Star Staff Reports To some of the employees of the Millington Taco Bell, the third day of the week is known as “Thomas Tuesday.” The editor of The Millington Star Thomas Sellers Jr., has made weekly stops to the Flag City eatery since 2007 calling it “Taco Bell Tuesday.” Sellers is not the only frequent […]

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A Guide to Travel Insurance

By Jason Alderman A sudden storm, a missed connection or a family emergency can turn a hard-earned vacation or important business trip into a big disappointment. Travel insurance can save the day, but picking the right coverage requires research, cost comparison and above all, reading the fine print. A quick online search can make it […]

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St. Francis In Millington

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the ribbon cutting for SFMP – Millington at it’s 8507 Highway 51 North Suite 107 location. The  mission of the business is a relationship with your physician should be a partnership in meeting your healthcare needs. At Saint Francis Medical Partners Primary Care, they believe in taking […]

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You Don’t Have To Search For This Love, It’s Always There

By Otis Griffin Mother’s Day is one of the greatest days to be celebrated.  The best kind of Love is Unconditional Love that you Momma always gave you. When you were born, the first person to hold you, pet you and feed you was your Momma. All that squalling and carrying on you were doing […]

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