Archive | September 3, 2015

New Millington Police Chief Arthur Heun (left) chats with Millington City Manager Ed Haley moments after his appointment to the position.

BREAKING NEWS: Heun named new Millington Police Chief

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Needing a majority vote from the Millington Board of Alderman tonight, Arthur Heun was appointed as the new Millington Police Department chief by a 5 to 1 vote. Not present for the special called meeting at Millington City Hall were Mayor Terry Jones and Alderman Hank Hawkins. The five yes votes […]

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City of Millington addresses recent events with MPD

Star Staff Reports Provided by City of Millington The City of Millington is releasing this statement in an attempt to clarify the actions taken in the last few days in regards to the Millington Police Department. City Officials are working with and cooperating fully with the TBI criminal investigation in regards to the missing funds […]

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Munford senior quarterback Jacob Ross checks with coaches on the sideline during Friday night's M&M Bowl in Millington for the next play. Ross and the Cougars dominated the action beating rival MIllington 41-18 to claim the M&M Bowl Trophy.

Behind a powerful O-line, Cougars dominate M&M Bowl

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since last Friday night, all the talk and headlines in Munford were about the return of the M&M Bowl trophy to Cougar Town. And names like Jacob Ross, Anthony Boley, Wilson Lowry, Michael Pugh and Dakota Hope dominated most of the post game discussions from Tipton County to Flag City. Although […]

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Millington senior Ashley Freeze smashes down a kill during a set against Ripley last week.

RIP IT FROM THEM

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Before arriving in Millington in 2014, Jenna Harper worked at Ripley High School and with the volleyball program. Moving to Flag City, Harper was ready to take on the challenge of leading the Lady Trojan Volleyball program in Class 3A. But with Millington being reclassified to 2A, Harper moved into the […]

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Lady Trojans open up home schedule with a Liberty tie

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Cool mid-80 temperatures, a crystal blue sky and slight winds were the ideal backdrop for the 2015 Millington Lady Trojan Soccer home opener at historic USA Stadium. Although the weather cooperated Aug. 25, the new goals didn’t arrive in time for Millington to welcome the visiting Liberty Tech Lady Crusaders. So […]

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An Arlington players gets off a shot that goes wide in front of Munford goalie Taylor Savage with her teammates Charleigh Callahan (24) and Destany Bowman (18) defending.

New era of Munford Soccer begins with young talent taking on touch challenges

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Dylan Burnett Era is underway at Munford High School. The program’s second-ever soccer coach is ready to make his mark on Cougar Soccer with tough games. One of those contest on the 2015 schedule was the Arlington Lady Tigers visiting Tipton County last Thursday. Burnett’s Lady Cougars were primed for […]

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Huzzah for the Mid-South Renaissance Faire

By Susan Macdonald Rain couldn’t put a damper on Queen Elizabeth’s reign at the First Annual Mid-South Renaissance Faire. Despite the wet weather, more than 3,400 visitors came to the opening weekend of the MSRF and more visitors are expected for the second weekend. The stars of the show were Memphis Central High School drama […]

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Money Prep for Prospective Parents

By Nathaniel Sillin It costs parents an average of $245,340 to raise a child from birth to age 18. That figure from the U.S. Agriculture Department is just one reason why prospective parents are advised to consider parallel financial planning for child-based expenses and retirement. The key is to start doing it as early as […]

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Help the Police?

By David Peel Those who serve as police officers have one of the most thankless and dangerous jobs I can imagine. I guess that is why I hold them in such high esteem. Imagine that tonight you have to walk up alongside dark cars with tinted windows next to speeding traffic not knowing who you […]

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There were some occasional humorous moments

By Otis Griffin After Daddy had scouted around and located what he hoped would be a good place to live in Rosemark is when the fun began. Since there was a family renting and living in the house from Mr. Simonton at this time, it got kind of crowded for a while.  During the war […]

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