Archive | October 1, 2015

Volleyball play at the net

Lady Cardinals survive Lady Cougars in five sets

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When you’re ahead 23-8 in the first set of a volleyball game, it can be easy to find yourself getting over confident. Some of the Brighton Lady Cardinals were falling into that trip Sept. 22 in the Brighton Gymnasium building that commanding advantage leading to a 25-10 win over the Munford […]

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Kirby aided by big plays, overwhelm Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Maybe it was zeal, want-to, gridiron passion that stayed with the Kirby Cougars the entire game. It appeared the fire the Millington Trojans brought to the field last Friday night in Memphis was extinguished by the start of the second quarter. The Cougars seemed to get the big hits, […]

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Brody Starnes

Rebels big plays on defense not enough to overcome Middleton

The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels hosted the Middleton Tigers this past Friday night. The visiting Tigers jumped out quickly with scores to lead 18-0. The Rebels tried to rally with touchdowns in the second and third quarters, but Middleton outlasted TRA for the 32-21 victory. Clayton Brown sparked TRA when he intercepted a pass and returned […]

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Lady Trojans Soccer Karyme Brooks

Highs and Lows

In September the Millington Lady Trojan Soccer program celebrated their senior class of Corina Nichols, Jacey Thompson, Corina Banda, Erica Coursey, Evette Santos, Abby Roque and Holli Stokes at Centennial Park. During that game, the Lady Trojans won 8-0. Last week Millington welcomed the Central Warriors to town and in a physical contest the visitors […]

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Letters to Editor October 1, 2015

Why the recall? Dear Editor: It began in February of this year when the Mayor and Aldermen tried for the first time to access the half cent sales tax fund. Had it not been for hundreds of fliers distributed that morning, the five would not have had a packed hall of irate voters objecting to […]

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The Art of the S.M.A.R.T. Goat (Part 3)

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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David Peel

Not A Sue-Happy Person?

By David Peel Lately I have been hearing this term more often, “sue-happy.” As an injury lawyer, I am often contacted by potential clients that are very concerned about making any claims, because they don’t want to appear to be that type of person. I fully understand that. Here is the funny thing…if you are […]

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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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Public Safety

Public Safety October 1, 2015

City Court Reports September 22, 2015 Fines Justin O. Ballard – 195 Mallard Point, Drummonds, theft of property $500 or more, $350 fines plus cost Lacy R. Golden – 5091 Brinkley Street, Millington, theft of property under $500, $350 fine plus cost Carol A. Grisham – 2356 Woodlawn Road, Brighton, possession of drug paraphernalia $250 […]

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EdwardJones

Avoid Emotional Investment Decisions

What’s the biggest obstacle to your ability to invest successfully? Is it the ups and downs of the financial markets? Political events? The fact that you weren’t born rich? Actually, the chief hurdle you face is something over which you have control: your own emotions. Your emotions can lead to a variety of ill-advised investment […]

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