Archive | May 21, 2015

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American Legion Fair cancelled

Star Staff Reports The American Legion Fair scheduled to open at Millington’s USA Stadium on Thursday, May 21, is cancelled. Fair organizers said they cancelled it because they could not be certain the carnival company would arrive to provide the rides. Lee Buchschacher, president and fair chairman, said Crescent City Amusements of Slidell, La., has […]

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Lady Cougars heat up, but Houston ends State streak

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Lady Cougars appeared to get hot just at the right time. Head Coach Glenn Goulder’s have made it a mid-May tradition of winning games during the week of Regionals. The past four years have seen the Lady Cougars win the do-or-die Sub-State game to reach the Class 3A State […]

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Brighton Softball 2015

Brighton uses power to reach Sub-State round, Collierville ends Lady Cardinals’ bid for Murfreesboro

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinals will play in the Sub-State in softball for the first since 2010. Head Coach Robin Jacobs featured a lineup with stars like pitcher Leanna Coultson, shortstop Britt Stanford and first baseman Caroline Jacobs. Now a lineup with standouts like pitcher Seeley Layne, designed player Raygan Huffman, center […]

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Moments after his squad made Brighton Soccer history advancing to Sectionals, Head Coach Bubba Chambers addresses his team on the Brighton Soccer Field about the week's plans. Brighton beating Cordova 2-0 in the Region Semifinals led to the historic feat.

Cardinals’ victory over Cordova give team first Sub-State berth

By Thomas Sellers Jr. History was made on the Brighton Soccer Field May 11. For the first time in school history, the Brighton Cardinals reached the Sectional round after beating the Cordova Wolves 2-0 in the Region 7-3A Soccer Semifinals. “We gave our fans and Tipton County something they’ve never seen from a team around […]

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Lindsey Owen signing

Once a three-sport standout at Munford, Owen’s choice of basketball pays off in scholarship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford’s Lindsey Owen faced a problem when she entered high school back in 2011. Owen was going to follow in her big brother Tyler’s footsteps and play basketball. She also knew she would participate in her childhood sport of softball. And she was going to give her dad Jake’s and grandfather […]

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2015 Millington Star Athletes of the Year Finalist

The Millington Star is announcing the seven finalist for Male and Female Athlete of the Year. The finalist must be part of the junior or senior class competing in more than one TSSAA sport during the 2014-15 school calendar. The winners of the awards will be announced in June. MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR FINALIST […]

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I’m Crying all over for you

By Otis Griffin “And I can’t sleep at all, it is true.”  “Awwww pick it out Billy Byrd.”  When is the last time you heard any good ol’ country, served down on the farm country music?  Bring back Ernest one more time and don’t forget the ‘Troubadours’. Unless you get lucky and know exactly where […]

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David Peel

Reflecting Christ in the Workplace

By David Peel “Work” is not a four-letter word. Well, it is, actually… but not in the obscene sense at least. Work was in the original paradisal Garden. “The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.” – Genesis 2:15 NIV. We […]

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Good Eats Ledford

The great food exchange

By Thelma Ledford We have discussed the fact that not everything we put into our mouths is “food!” Our food has been tampered with by industry. It may look like food, taste like food, but will the body accept it like it does real food? It may give us energy, fill our stomachs, and satisfy […]

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Around Town 5-21

Around Town: Bubba’s Fan

Norah Garrett, 2, of Atoka finishes off her juice after watching the Brighton Cardinals make history. The Brighton Soccer team reached it’s first Sub-State round after a 2-0 win over the Cordova Wolves May 11 on the Brighton Soccer Field. Garrett calls the team “Bubba’s Boys” paying tribute to Head Coach Bubba Chambers. Garrrett’s mother […]

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