Archive | October 15, 2015

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East Overwhelms Trojans to improve to 7-1

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The Millington Trojans learned firsthand why the Memphis East Mustangs are one of the best team in Class 4A Football in Tennessee. Thursday night in Melrose Stadium, the Mustangs used big plays early and often to post a 54-12 victory. East running back Devante Turner scored twice in the […]

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Shelby County Fire Marshal Issues Local Burn Ban

Star Staff Reports Due to the current weather conditions here in the Mid-South, The Shelby County Fire Department is issuing an immediate  BAN  ON  ALL  OPEN  BURNING  throughout the response areas of un-incorporated Shelby County, Tennessee. This ban includes all residential trash, construction over use and open pit burning with and without air curtain destructors. The […]

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Bright Future for Trojan Football

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — The Millington Metro Trojans traveled to compete in the Semifinals of their postseason against Elmore Park. The game was tied at 6-6 at halftime after Trojan Devonte Nelson picked off an Eagle pass and returned it 55 yards to the end zone. The contest remained deadlock until the final […]

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One Munford, Zero Defeats

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A scoreless tie read clearly on the first-year large scoreboard towering over the Munford Football Stadium. The rain-soaked structure, field and Munford Cougar faithful were on edge with the visiting Kirby Cougars hanging around last Friday night against the unbeaten host Cougars. Munford Head Coach JR Kirby kept calm as he […]

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Tipton soccer teams come together for PinkOut

By Steve Hendrickson Brighton edged Covington 2-1 in a soccer game Tuesday night at the Brighton High School Soccer Field, but the game was about a lot more than winning or losing. The Lady Cardinals wore pink jerseys and Covington wore black jerseys with pink numerals in a “PinkOut Game” that was held to promote […]

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C's Jewelry sisters

C’s Jewelry celebrates milestone anniversary, family legacy continues

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two locations under two different names, the long running C’s Jewelry and Music has created countless memories through Millington and Shelby County. Started by Sam and Lucille Needham in June 1965, the business is now operated at 8596 Highway 51 North by their daughters Betty Dye and Susan Lassiter. The lessons […]

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They Said It Had Worked Many Times, But On What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up.  Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

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

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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When Investing, Put Time On Your Side

Now that we’re well into autumn, the days are getting noticeably shorter. The change in seasons reminds us that time is passing – and it’s important to use that time wisely. When used well, in fact, time can be your greatest gift in many walks of life – and that’s certainly true when you invest. […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety October 15, 2015

City Court Reports September 29, 2015 Sentences Joshua N. Romine – Millington, criminal trespass,10 days jail with 10 day credit, resisting official detention, 10 days jail with 10 days credit Cedric S. Steele – 2589 Henderson Street, Memphis, domestic assault, no fine no cost. 11 months and 29 days jail with 11 months and 21 […]

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