Archive | December 24, 2015

Millington Trojan guard Bryce Mattox leaps and stretches for a rebound during second half action against Covington Friday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Covington gets off to a fast start, Trojans play catch-up rest of contest

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans are now members of District 15-2A. Friday night the closest rival in the new league paid a visit to the William Osteen Gymnasium. And a familiar foe emerged as the Achilles’ heel for Rob Sabau’s Trojans. While Millington was a member of District 14-3A, one of its area […]

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Lady Trojans rebound

Foul trouble dooms Lady Trojans against Covington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The night started off well for the Millington Lady Trojans. The scoreboards in the William Osteen Gymnasium made that evident Friday night with the Lady Trojans ahead 10-2 in the early moments against the Covington Lady Chargers. At the 3-minute and 40-second mark of the first quarter Lady Trojan senior Glenda […]

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Boys Crawford and Hightower

High Tempo Game Goes to Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. David Hunt’s Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels had something to prove entering the William Osteen Gymnasium. The other high school in Millington finally made it’s presence felt Dec. 14 on the campus of Millington Central High School. TRA players were competitive and entertaining with two powerful dunks from Darien Weakley. And Rebel senior […]

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Girls Sanfratello pass

Despite Lady Rebels comebacks, Lady Trojans seize victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Maybe it walking into the William Osteen Gymnasium or the athletic frames of players like Jherika Brown, Glenda Garner, Marquisha Sanders and Tamia Aldridge. Whether it was the pressure of playing their cross-town rivals, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels started flat Dec. 14 against the Millington Lady Trojans falling behind 12-4 […]

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Otis Griffin pose

Momma Said He’s On the Way

By Otis Griffin When it was close to Santy coming Momma reminded that I must be good or he won’t stop. At this young age all the kids had been told the same thing by their parents.  Remember how you got to thinking, “well I wonder if Santy saw me when I was chasing the […]

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David Peel

Decided for you

By David Peel As an injury lawyer I deal with insurance companies in terms of accident cases. Many times these cases wind up going through a process known as mediation. Mediation is based on the idea that another person who does not have a dog in the fight might help parties see where they agree […]

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Good Eats Ledford

A Simple Pineapple

By Thelma Ledford The pineapple is a member of the bromeliad family.  It is extremely rare that bromeliads produce edible fruit. The pineapple is the only available edible bromeliad today. It is a multiple fruit. One pineapple is actually made up of dozens of individual floweret’s that grow together to form the entire fruit. Each […]

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Check Out These End-of-Year Investment Tips

Who knows where the time goes? Although 2015 is almost in the books, you can still make some year-end investment and financial moves that may help you get off to a good start in 2016. Here are a few suggestions: existing investments. Diversifying your portfolio may help reduce the impact of volatility; however, diversification, by […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety December 24, 2015

City Court Reports December 8, 2015 Fines Colton M. Bellora – 2479 Ray Bluff Road, Millington, driving while license suspended/revoked/cancelled, $250 fine plus cost, failure to maintain control/safe location, $50 fine plus cost Paul L. Dennison – 1112 East Highway 136, Lafayette, domestic assault, $350 fine plus cost Paul Keith – 6871 Skylar Mill Avenue, […]

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Crisis Center Christmas 12-17

Calendar of Events December 24, 2015

The Millington Crisis Center’s President Callie Bolyard (middle) happily and gratefully accepts much needed Christmas food donations from Dr. Janice Algea’s (left) Pediatric Office with Office receptionist Darlene Shutler. Month of December The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the […]

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