Archive | October, 2015


Area Teams prepare for the second season ’15

Class 5A Munford (8-2) @ Henry County (8-2) Friday night’s regular season finale between the Munford Cougars and Memphis Central Warriors turned out to be a showdown for home field advantage in the first round of the TSSAA Playoffs. The Warriors pulling out a 33-31 win over the Cougars earned Memphis Central a home playoff […]

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Trojans heading into the playoffs as a No. 3 seed beating Craigmont

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The Millington Trojans will be the No. 3 seed from their Region. Chris Michaels and his Trojans traveled Raleigh-Egypt Stadium to take on the host Craigmont Chiefs with third-place on the line. Millington fell behind 8-0 early, but scored 21 unanswered to take the contest 21-8. The victory set […]

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FALL&WINTER GUIDE: Winery offers relaxing atmosphere

By Thomas Sellers Jr. According to the book 100 Things To Do In Memphis Before You Die by Samantha Crespo, everyone in Shelby County should make a trip to the Old Millington Winery. Live music and a family-friendly place to enjoy your sack lunch are just a few reason to drive out to 6748 Old […]

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Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday Nov. 1, 2015

Star Staff Reports Remember to turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night. Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1.  “We also remind citizens to replace the batteries in all smoke and carbon monoxide detectors this weekend.  We want everyone to stay safe,” said Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby […]

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Trojan hall of fame 2015

BREAKING NEWS: MCHS’ third Hall of Fame Class announced

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The administration of Millington Central High School has announced the members of the 2015 Hall of Fame Class. Entering the MCHS Athletic Hall of Fame this year will be Tony Dumas, Steve Hendricks, Jack Turner, The Boatwright Family and the 2007-08 Millington Lady Trojans Basketball team. The third class will be […]

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THE INTERCEPTION: Brighton safety Deavius Terry looks the ball into his hands during fourth quarter action Friday night against rival Munford. Terry's pick in front of Cougar Dakota Hope set up a touchdown for the Cardinals in their comeback to win 24-20.

Brighton’s climb back to the top now includes win over previous unbeaten Munford

  By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars have traveled the road the 2015 Brighton Cardinals are currently navigating. In 2014 the Cougars just kept winning and surprising opponents having a chance to win the District 13-3A title in the final week of the regular season. Entering this campaign some experts expected a solid record […]

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2015 Munford Lady Cougar Soccer run

Lady Cougars come up short in Region showdown with Bartlett

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A majority of those exiting the Munford Stadium Oct. 20 felt the team who played better saw its 2015 soccer season come to an end. In the Region 7-3A Soccer Semifinal, the Bartlett Lady Panthers traveled to Tipton County to take on the District 13-3A champion Munford Lady Cougars. Head Coach […]

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Pro Nail 6

Polish.Girl.Nail.Cafe looks to pamper in and out

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The owner of Polish Girl Nail Cafe is simply known as Wynter. Since moving from Chicago, Wynter’s goal of finding the ideal location for a perfect get away in Shelby County during any season took some years. After two tries, Wynter and her team moved into their current location […]

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Around the World Hales

Hale of a Trip

AROUND THE WORLD: Millington couple Bruce and Tricia Hale recently took a family vacation to Santa Rose Beach in Florida. The Millington Star featuring some of Bruce’s photos from the recent Air Show also made the trip to the sunny beach. The Hales made the trip with two of their children and three grandchildren.

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Phone Scams to Watch Out For

By David Peel It seems like every year, there is another scam or two out there. Here are a few to be aware of. Share this with others and be sure to warn any seniors that might be targeted. 1.    Bank Calls: Someone calls saying they are from the bank and that there has been […]

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