Archive | August 6, 2015

Long-time Millington Defensive Coordinator Bailey Waits has been working with other Trojan coaches preparing the defense for 2015.

Trojans look to replace standout Macon, preparing for Memphis ground attacks

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Defense is the key to winning any championship. Millington Trojans Defensive Coordinator Bailey Waits and Head Coach Chris Michael are veterans at figuring out schemes to neutralize some of the best offenses in West Tennessee. Entering the 2015 TSSAA football season, the duo have the challenge of navigating a new district […]

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Ethan Carpenter, AJ Hightower, Colton Vaughn & Ethan Watson

Rebels look to make it three playoff appearances in a row

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels enter the 2015 season fresh off back-to-back playoff appearances. Both trips ended in defeats to the Franklin Road Academy Panthers in Nashville. Absorbing those tough lessons and embracing success, the TRA senior class feels it is primed to officially start a playoff streak. “It’s been amazing,” TRA […]

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Joe Fulcher

Munford Ace commits to Vanderbilt

Incoming Munford High School senior Joe Fulcher has been busy this summer with traveling baseball playing across the United States. One of his stops was in Oklahoma with Team Tennessee to play in the Sunbelt Jr. Classic.  The Sunbelt Jr. Classic is a tournament held in McAlester Okla., every year and pits some of  the […]

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Houston Carson Rudy Cup

T-County Clay Busters shine, Carson wins National title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Houston Carson brought home some special hardware from his recent trip to Illinois. The incoming Munford High School senior won the national championship for the Varsity Division  as the top individual shooter with a perfect score of 200 of 200 clay targets. Also, Carson was awarded the, “Rudy Cup” as the […]

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Ashley Adams poses with a Kentucky Lake slab crappie.

Recreational Fishing

By Josh Gowan Personally, I’ve never been able to wrap my head around “recreational fishing”. It’s a term used for people who go fishing to relax, which is a peculiar concept to me. I relax between 11 pm and 5 am, when God intended me too. When I’m fishing, I’m doing everything in my power, […]

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Earlier this year, a Sparco representative presented Millington teenager Alexus Fraser with a fully-loaded laptop in honor of her Princeton scholarship.

Millington IT company named to SBA Tennessee honor

Star Staff Reports Unistar-Sparco Computers Inc. will be presented with the honor Friday morning at their office. There are more than 566,000 small businesses in Tennessee according to SBA statistics. Founded in 1992, Unistar-Sparco Computers, Inc. started as an ecommerce company and is one of the handful of firms that are currently still in business. […]

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10 Ways to Become Financially Independent

By Nathaniel Sillin After the 2008 economic crisis, many people assumed they would never be able to reach true financial independence – the ability to live comfortably off one’s savings and investments with no debt whatsoever. However, individuals willing to use their time horizon to plan and adjust their spending, savings and investment behaviors might […]

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Otis Griffin pose

Us is smart…I think

By Otis Griffin Ain’t it surprising how time kind of slip-slides away?  No one seems to have time to enjoy life anymore as everyone seems to be in all fired hurry.  For what?  Please tell me as I must be missing a sackful.  My country folks understand, that ain’t real good grammar, but it is […]

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David Peel

What Matters Most?

By David Peel A couple of my favorite sayings discuss priorities. “Don’t Major in the Minors.” “The Main Thing is to keep the Main Thing, the Main Thing.” Priorities are always present, where do you set them or allow them to set themselves. Unfortunately, many of our priorities are just set by default. In other […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Feeding the Children

By Thelma Ledford Children’s Nutrition:      While the signs of malnutrition, or undernourishment, can be mistaken for those of disease, neglect, or other causes, the signs of health and good nutrition are unmistakable. A healthy, well-nourished child has shiny hair that is firm in the scalp; and a malnourished child, especially one with a protein […]

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