Archive | September 24, 2015


Shelby County Election Commission authorizes Millington recalls

Star Staff Reports The Shelby County Election Commission has authorized the signing of Recall Petitions for Millington Mayor Terry Jones, Millington Vice Mayor and Position 6 Alderman Chris Ford, and fellow Millington Aldermen Position 1 Bethany Huffman, Position 4 Larry Dagen and Position 5 Thomas McGhee. The petitions were brought forward by Millington resident Ross […]

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Veterans Parkway shot


Courtesy of the City of Millington The Memphis Air Show featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds Demonstration Team returns to the Millington Regional Airport September 25 – 27, 2015. Due to the close proximity of Veteran’s Parkway to the air demonstration area, Veteran’s Parkway between Highway 51 and Navy Road will be closed to […]

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Marcus Winston

Ridgeway proves to be stiff competition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Wearing sweatpants and a hoodie covered in his No. 2 jersey, Millington Trojan senior Kip Fleming could be heard the entire night. Between plays, Fleming’s encouragement echoed through the stands of the Millington Football Stadium for his teammates against the Ridgeway Roadrunners. Although the Millington Trojans came up short Friday night […]

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Munford's Ally Browning (No. 15) tries to block the ball against a Hardin County hitter during last week's contest in Munford.

Out of Gas

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The annual doubleheader between the Hardin County Lady Tigers and Munford Lady Cougars took place last week. This year the two games were played Sept. 15 in the Munford Gymnasium. The first game went the way of the Lady Cougars in five sets 25-22, 23-25, 25-15, 14-25 and 15-9. The marathon […]

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Bubba Chambers

Lady Cardinals send off Chambers with a victory over Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent years the Brighton Cardinal Soccer programs have been under the watchful eyes Shari Garrett and Bubba Chambers. The duo has guided the Cardinals and Lady Cardinals to District 13-3A titles and Regional appearances. Garrett and Chambers have helped the landscape of Tipton County soccer improve across the state. It’s […]

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Lady Rebel Joze Smith volleys the ball in front of teammate Rachel Woelm during the Germantown contest last week.

Another lesson for young Lady Rebels

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The outcomes of the four sets against the Germantown Lady Red Devils proved to Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Coach Wendy Porter that her Lady Rebels could have been victorious. But the Lady Red Devils were the victors Sept. 14 in the TRA Gymnasium 26-24, 25-21, 22-25 and 25-21. “We just had too […]

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Millington Volleyball team

Lady Trojans starting to click

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Lady Trojans made quick work of their new district rivals the Haywood Lady Tomcats last Thursday night. In less than an hour in the William Osteen Gymnasium, Millington swept Haywood in three sets winning the third 25-2. The victory over the Lady Tomcats improved the Lady Trojans to 7-2 […]

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Wilson Lowry

Area Football Wrap up: Week 5

Cougars remain undefeated after Southwind In a showdown of undefeated teams, the Munford Cougars held on to beat the Southwind Jaguars 14-12. The Cougars (4-0, 2-0) jumped out to a 14-0 lead Friday night behind two Wilson Lowry touchdowns. Lowry’s first score came in the opening quarter with an 11-yard run. Then he added a […]

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Goat Days Pony Rides 3

Pony Expressions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two sisters got a lesson in hard work and giving back at the recent annual International Goat Days Festival in Millington. Lucy and Sydney Harris joined their father Tim Sept. 11-12 at USA Stadium in Millington to host the Charity Pony Ride. After more than 300 riders, the girls and their […]

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Farmers’ Skills Can Pay Off for Investors, Too

In many parts of the country, it’s harvest season. As a consumer, you will certainly be affected by the labors of farmers — and their particular skill set can also teach you a lot in your role as investor. Here are a few suggestions for putting farmers’ behaviors to work for you: Keep a cool […]

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