Archive | September 17, 2015

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Dragons outlast Trojans 17-7, Millington enters Region play

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Both the Collierville Dragons and Millington Trojans were trying to avoid starting the 2015 season 1-3. The Dragons were able to accomplish their goal of a victory on the Mooney Bosewell Field turf Friday night using a combination of a  timely offense and solid defense to prevail 17-7. Trojans Head Coach […]

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Back to Basics

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recently years as September cools off, the Munford Lady Cougars were preparing to runaway in the District 13-3A Volleyball standings. But after the Brighton Lady Cardinals took a match against the defending champions in Munford earlier this season, the Lady Cardinals were looking to improve to 2-0 in the standings. […]

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Lady Trojans start a busy week with a victory over Craigmont

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Lady Trojans have hit the road under first-year Head Coach Amy Chandler learning quickly about their new district. The Lady Trojans returned to Millington last week for a pair of game before heading back on the road to take on Trinity Christian Academy. First up for Millington on Sept. […]

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Football Wrapup: Big wins for Cardinals and Rebels

Photo by Laura Drew Holmes The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels earned win No. 1 of the season in a big way by dominating Macon Road 56-13 Friday night. Rebel senior quarterback AJ Hightower posted big numbers with 107 yards passing with a touchdown toss to Ethan Carpenter. Hightower added 164 rushing yards scoring the Rebels’ first […]

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Hole-In-One: Forest Hill Salutes Dan Howsden

On Aug. 26, Dan Howsden made a hole-in-one at the Forest Hill Golf Course on Hole No. 6. He used a 5-iron on the par 3, 160-yard hole. His witness was Glenn Lewis. Forest Hill Golf Course congratulates Lewis on his achievement. The course is located at 200 Kubo Road in Drummonds.

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Inside Dunkin’

By Susan Macdonald Millington has a new eatery. Dunkin’ Donuts has taken over the old Backyard Burger restaurant at 8251 Hwy 51. They opened on Tuesday, Sept. 1, and the manager, Shelley, said. “We’ve been busy.”  Dunkin’ Donuts is a sweet addition to the Millington economy, currently providing jobs for over a dozen bakers and […]

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Back-to-School Planning for Returning Students

By Nathaniel Sillin Could a mid- to late-career return to college make sense for you? It’s essential to evaluate whether this is a financially risky move. In recent years, older Americans have been heading back to school part-time and during evenings in greater numbers than students of typical college age. According to the National Center […]

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Do You Have a Small-business Retirement Plan?

If you’re a small-business owner, you’ve always got a lot to do: marketing your products or services, hiring employees, paying your bills, coping with competition – the list goes one and on. But there’s one task you may be overlooking: establishing your own retirement plan. And that’s not something you want to ignore – because, […]

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That is a Sure Fire Way to Find Out

By Otis Griffin  I can’t say it was a lot fun or enjoyment.  However we had to do it if we wanted to eat and survive. Our parents showed us and their parents showed them and our ancestors back as far as Eve and Adam.  In the wonderful South folks have always taken a lot […]

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The Art of the S.M.A.R.T. Goal (Part 2)

By Mike T. Smith No kid ever says, “When I grow up I just want to take what life gives me. The goal is survival.” Nope, that has never happened. Kids are dreamers. They’re goal setters, but as the years pass we lose sight of goals and become content (notice I didn’t say happy) with […]

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