Archive | January 7, 2016


Will the Presidential Election Affect Investment Outlook?

We’re just a few weeks away from the first caucuses and primaries, so presidential election season is in full swing. As a voter, you may be keenly interested in the election process. But as an investor, should you be concerned? If you take a look back, you might be somewhat encouraged over the prospects of […]

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Country Boys Will Eat

Otis Griffin My fellow Southern country Americans love to eat.  Just a fact.  Rednecks are known for being friendly, neighborly, loving and hungry.   Foreign countries way up North ask us why are we that way and the answer is simple.  Country folks work hard which instills  hunger and our neighbors are friendly.  Rednecks learned at […]

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Five New Year’s Legal Resolutions

By David Peel Here are five (5) LEGAL resolutions that can help yourself and your family. 1.    Shoot a video. Make a videotape of all of your household goods, just by walking through the house and opening closets and attics. If you suffer loss due to tornado, fire, theft or earthquake (optional coverage) you can […]

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Occupational diploma would be offered to Special Ed students

By Bill Short The Millington School Board approved a required policy modification on first reading this week that would offer an occupational diploma to Special Education students. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Don Holsinger and seconded by Larry Jackson. The motion was passed […]

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Lauren Moody: Courage Defined

By Thomas Sellers Jr. How do you identify courage? Does courage have a certain color? Maybe it’s gold, purple or orange. Does courage have role models? I’m sure growing with great examples of athleticism, intelligence and hard work with brothers like JT and Matt helps develop that trait. Or does courage have a face? Lauren […]

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Lady Trojans have flashes of brilliance during Collierville Dragon Fire Tourney

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COLLIERVILLE — A good half here and a solid 16 minutes here didn’t produce a win for the Millington Lady Trojans heading into Day Three of the 2015 Collierville Dragon Fire Invitational. On Dec. 29, the Lady Trojans stepped onto the court of the Collierville Gymnasium looking to beat old District […]

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Munford Cougar Alex Jones (42) battles a pair of Trojans including Mac Coulter for a rebound Saturday night.

Cougars’ firepower outlasts Millington’s

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The William Osteen Gymnasium scoreboard should have read: Munford Cougars 16, Cameron Crawford 15. The Millington Trojans came out Saturday night getting 2016 off to a good start hitting his first five attempts from behind the arch. Crawford kept the Trojans in the game against their rivals Munford in the first […]

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Munford's Gabby Crawford takes a jumper over Millington's Traci Clark Saturday night.

Lady Cougars enjoy some highs over the holidays including victory over Lady Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If the Munford Lady Cougars were making New Year’s resolutions, they might say they need to be more consistent. Over the holidays, Steve Poindexter’s group played in the Dyersburg Christmas Tournament against some elite competition with good results. Then on Saturday night to start 2016, the Lady Cougars traveled to Millington […]

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Coming Soon to Millington

Star Staff Reports The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce has welcomed in new members for the new year. Dollar City Plus, LLC to be located at 8496 Wilkinsville Road across from Walmart will be a new member. The owner is Kamel Salem and for more information, call 873-0187. Also coming to town will be Papa […]

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Brighton players celebrate their big rivalry win over Munford.

Year in Review 2015: July-December

1. Capt. David J. Bryson, a native of Tullahoma, Tenn., took command of Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South, in Millington, Tenn., during a change of command ceremony on July 10. Capt. Douglas H. Walker, a native of Tulsa, Okla., relinquished command to Bryson during a traditional Navy ceremony. Walker served as commanding officer since July, […]

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