Archive | October, 2015

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BREAKING NEWS: Lucy De-annexation meeting to be held Thursday

Star Staff Reports A Town Hall Meeting for the Lucy community in Millington will be held Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at Lucy Baptist Church to discuss de-annexation from the City of Millington. Lucy Baptist Church is located at 4005 Lucy Road in Millington and the purpose of the meeting is to receive community […]

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Brighton v Munford Lowry run

Brighton Takes Thriller in Tipton County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tennessee Titans Game of the Week lived up to the hype. The seesaw fourth quarter saw the host Brighton Cardinals on top when the final buzzer sounded. Brighton’s 24-20 victory gave the Munford Cougars their first defeat of the 2015 season. It appeared the Cougars were on their way toward […]

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Trojans cool down in Covington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON — Before the first kickoff of the 2015 season, Millington Trojans Head Coach Chris Michaels was left with one lasting impression of his team’s schedule. Michaels thought teams like Munford, Memphis East, Hernando, Collierville and Ridgeway would be run-oriented offenses. Entering Friday night’s visit to Covington, Michaels had to get […]

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Public Notice

On October 26th thru October 30th the City Of Millington Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants, weather permitting, throughout the city. This is being done, along with other projects, to maintain a safe drinking water supply for the customers of Millington Water Department. There is nothing wrong with your drinking water, this is just […]

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MCHS Volleyball

Lady Trojans’ historic run makes team one of best in Tennessee

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As spectators filed into the William Osteen Gymnasium Oct. 13 for the historic hosting of the Region 8-2A Volleyball Tournament, some people wearing black and gold in support of the District 15-2A champion Millington Lady Trojans were puzzled. The look of query was born from the lack of experience for the […]

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Brighton Camp run

GONE CAMPING

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Before there could be a Region showdown between Tipton County rivals Brighton and Munford next Friday in Brighton, the Cardinals had to take care of business against the Wooddale Cardinals. Behind a powerful offensive line and the running of Zach Camp, the Brighton Cardinals earned the road victory in […]

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Too Much Fun

The SYS programs of the Millington Trojans and Tipton Chiefs took to the field Saturday morning at Aycock Park. Both teams had several highlights on offense and defense in the area rivalry.

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East has too much firepower for Trojans

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. Last 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 […]

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Coach Ivie catch of the day

Catch of the Day

Munford High School teacher and coach Bernard Ivie recently took a trip down to Sardis Lake in Mississippi. Ivie made it a memorable trip snagging up a 60-pound catfish.

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David Peel

NO PUNKIN’ CHUNKIN’

By David Peel Since 1986, bored rednecks in Delaware have been tinkering with giant medieval trebuchet devices, catapults, giant slingshots, and even custom-built air cannons with enormously long barrels all to launch pumpkins staggering distances. The basic idea of this concept is to launch a pumpkin as high and far as possible. Then, trusted folks […]

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