Archive | May 14, 2015

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First field of dream for MCHS graduates in nearly 30 years

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Central High School conducted it’s 105th Commencement exercises last Thursday night. Many factors made the Class of 2015’s night special with two standing out. This year’s seniors were the first to graduate under a Millington sky on the Mooney Boswell Football Field since 1987. In addition the Class of 2015 […]

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    Brighton Cardinal captain Austin Chapman brings the long-awaited District 13-3A plaque to his team Thursday night after beating the Dyer County Choctaws 2-0 in the title game.

Brighton captures District Tournament Championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals were forced to watch one of the best soccer teams in Tipton County history celebrate on it’s home field in the 2014 District 13-3A Soccer Tournament final. The loaded Munford Cougars survived a shootout to beat Brighton in the title game held on the Munford Soccer Field. The […]

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Munford Athletic Director Mike Huffman presents Brighton junior pitcher Seeley Layne with the 2015 District 13-3A Tournament plaque in Covington.

Lady Cardinals overcome adversity to win District 13-3A Championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This past fall Brighton Lady Cardinal senior Raygan Huffman was looking forward to the upcoming softball season. Who could blame her? The Lady Cardinals were 2014 District 13-3A regular-season champs looking to advance further in the postseason. Huffman was also named that season’s MVP. But her hopes and aspiration for a […]

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Cougars Hindman slide

Championship Slugfest

Munford Cougar senior Kyle Hindman slides into third base completing a triple during last week’s District 13-3A Baseball Tournament championship game last Monday in Brighton. The Cougars entered the championship unbeaten but Dyer County was able to force a finale game the following night. The two squads battled Tuesday night into extra innings with the […]

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Kaylee Zimmerman signing

Brighton Soccer standout heads North for college, says time in South created great memories

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Cliche’ like “There’s no place like home,’ and ‘Home is where the heart is,’ now have meaning to Brighton senior Kaylee Zimmerman. After moving from Michigan to the Tipton County, Zimmerman developed bonds throughout Brighton High School with teachers, peers and teammates. The sport that helped Zimmerman enjoy her high school […]

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Millington Softball All District

Finishing Strong

Millington Lady Trojans Angela Healy, Ashlee Bone, Katie Dupree and Jessica Trice received All-District 14-3A honors last week in Arlington. Millington finished fourth in the league going 2-2 during the tournament. Millington Trojan first baseman Aaron Peerey fields a ground ball against Bolton at USA Stadium during the 2015 District 14-3A Baseball Tournament. The Trojans […]

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BUS Methodist North Ribbon Cutting 5-7

Methodist North Hospital held ribbon cutting for Diagnostic & Mammography Center

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — Methodist North Hospital recently held an open house and ribbon cutting for their newly renovated and state-of-the-art Outpatient Diagnostic and Mammography Center located at 3950 New Covington Pike, Suite 115. “The renovations create a welcoming environment for the Center,” said Gyasi Chisley, Methodist North Hospital CEO. “In addition to our […]

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Otis Griffin pose

Where is your old school?

By Otis Griffin Do you remember when each small community had a personal school?  Many times the grammar school and church bonded and glued the neighborhood. If some of the Southern Country towns warranted a store, gin or possibly a Post Office, they felt as though they were the big Hampshire or Duroc at the […]

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David Peel

Teen Drivers

By David Peel Teen Drivers: Are They Really More Dangerous? The leading cause of death of 16-18 year olds is not so-called “assault weapons,” vaccinations, alleged climate change, video games, GMO food or all the other crises the news reports on every night. It is automobile crashes. As an injury lawyer, it is a sad […]

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Good Eats Ledford

What is food?

By Thelma Ledford Let’s look at the definition of food. *…”food: nutritive material taken into the body for maintenance of life and the growth and repair of tissues.  (nutritive:  containing nutrients)” Let me say it this way. Our parents and grandparents lived on farms, and grew what they ate—it was safe and the mineral content […]

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