Archive | August 13, 2015

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Trojan offense is all healed up for 2015, preseason spent helping entire unit gel

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent years the Millington Trojans have made news transforming into a Spread formation offense leaving the Wing-T days behind. Entering 2014, the year Millington was expected to run the Spread with more effectiveness, the Trojans appeared to play in a new I-formation. The ‘I’ stood for injury. During the course […]

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Brighton adds some pieces in hopes of rebounding from tough 2014

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals have put the 2014 football season in the past. But before leaving the 2-8 campaign in the review mirror, incoming Cardinal seniors wanted to keep a few souvenirs. “We learned how to fight through adversity and stay in the game and compete and finish,” Brighton senior Austin Kelly […]

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ABA’s Mid-South Echoes will call Flag City home this fall

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Professional basketball is coming to Millington. After a year and half, a group has developed and formed the Mid-South Echoes of the American Basketball Association. The Echoes will call the William Osteen Gymnasium home starting this fall. “It’s a wonderful revolution to see it coming to fruition and be here in […]

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Millington Crisis Center becomes a top state collector in recycling program

Star Staff Reports Millington Crisis Center is a top state collector of hair care, skin care, and cosmetic product packaging for the Personal Care and Beauty Brigade®, a free, national recycling program created by Garnier® and TerraCycle®. By collecting used personal care and beauty packaging, the crisis center has helped to divert over 5,300 units […]

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Over 50? Supersize Your Retirement Savings

By Nathaniel Sillin If you’re over age 50 and not sure whether you’re going to be able to retire, it’s time to focus, get advice and build a realistic plan. You’re not alone. The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently reported that most households approaching retirement have low savings, adding that nearly half of households led […]

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A Tribute Fit For A Hero

By Mike T. Smith On Aug. 1, 2015 during a routine traffic stop Officer Sean Bolton was murdered. It was tragic news. I was out of town and I was shocked that night when my wife called to tell me about it.  It’s always sad to hear news like this but this one hit closer […]

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Our Mission Trip to South America

By David Peel We recently visited a children’s home in Leticia, Colombia.  It is a small town, entirely secluded from the outer world by the immense jungles of the Amazon rain forest. There is no road to this place. You arrive either by air at a tiny airport, or by water, on the mightiest of […]

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You Grabbed What?

By Otis Griffin My fellow Southern country folks will tell you they spent more time in a corn crib than they like to admit. But we had to feed all the livestock if we wanted to eat.  So what was more important to Daddy, me or the animals? That was a lonely life especially if […]

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T-County Clay Busters Wrap Up with a National Champion

By Joe Simmons, Special to The Star The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation hosts the Scholastic Clay Target Program’s National Championships annually during the month of July. The tournament is held at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta, Ill., which is the largest shooting complex in the world. At this year’s tournament, there were […]

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Calendar of Events August 13, 2015

Month of August The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries. The Millington Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. […]

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