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Choctaws pull out a last-second win over Cardinals

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dyer County 82, Brighton 41 The defending District 13-3A champions arrived to the Brighton Gymnasium to take on the host Lady Cardinals. The Friday night contest started off close with Brighton trialing to the visiting Dyer County Lady Choctaws 10-8 in the first quarter. When the buzzer sounded for the completion of the […]

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Trojan Youth Sports sign up coming soon

Trojan Youth Sport will hold sign ups for track, football and cheer at the Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street in Millington from Feb. 1-17. During that time period sign up days will be Mondays and Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Nikki at (501) 707-4711 or email nikkinic1975@gmail.com

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Rebels win thriller over Mustangs

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Memphis Metro 49, TRA 29 The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels have endured some tough moments during the 2015-16 season. Head Coach Keith Cox knew coming into the campaign he would incorporate three eighth graders into in rotations. He also would depend on the on-the-court and off-the-court leadership of seniors Brooke Bridges, Ally Naifeh […]

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KING CELEBRATION: St. Mark celebrates 10th King Day Event

By Thomas Sellers Jr. St. Mark M.B. Church, led by Rev. Keith L. McGee, welcomed the community for the 10th time on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday for a day of celebration. The vision of the church in Atoka a decade ago was to reflect on the legacy of the late Civil Rights […]

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KING CELEBRATION: FUMC & St. James remember Dr. King

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The annual combined worship service between St. James CME and First United Methodist Church celebrating the life and ministry of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was held Jan. 18 at FUMC Millington. The two congregations come together on the Dr. King Holiday alternating the site. This year’s gathering at FUMC […]

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Millington Trojans forward Aaron Peerey catches the ball in the low post during last Thursday's game against Haywood.

Haywood gives Millington a lesson in championship basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Maybe an extra day of preparation would have been useful for the Millington Trojans. But with wintry weather expected to move into the area Friday morning, the district showdown between the Trojans and defending State champions the Haywood County Tomcats was moved to Thursday night. The Trojans’ game plan was in […]

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Lady Trojan Marquisha Sanders forces a jumpball against Haywood.

Competitive game has snowball effect leading to Haywood win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On the eve of the first big winter event of 2016, a few residents of Haywood County and Millington entered the warm William Osteen Gymnasium for some basketball. The district contest between the Haywood Lady Tomcats and Millington Lady Trojans was moved up a day with the expectations of inclement weather […]

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Munford get a taste of February

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The best way to prepare for February-style basketball is play some of the teams you might see during the postseason. In recent years in District 13-3A Dyer County has been a force winning the league last season. And during that stretch, the Bartlett Lady Panthers have been a power in Region […]

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Boys Bell up court

Banks Closed

Munford Cougar Deon Banks defends a Bartlett ball handler last week in the Munford Gymnasium. In what could be a Region 7-3A Boys Basketball Tournament preview, the Bartlett Panthers traveled to the Munford Gymnasium to take on the Cougars. The contest was competitive throughout Jan. 19 with the visiting Panthers prevailing 41-35. Bartlett managed to […]

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READERSCHOICE 2016

READERS’ CHOICE: Best of the Best ’15

Best Business- Saint Francis Medical Partners Best Overall Industry- Ingram Micro Best Overall Restaurant- Old Timers Man of the Year- Ed Haley Woman of the Year- Dr. Janice Nazario Best Auto Garage- Carey’s Body Shop Best Auto Glass Dealer- The Windshield Repair Man Best Auto Parts Dealer- Homer Skelton CDJ Best Auto Service Department- Tate […]

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