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Month of January Soul Out Ministries’ Hot Nutritional Meal are served every Thursday at the Baker Community Center at 7942 Church Street from noon to 1 p.m. The program is a local non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. For more information, call program founder/coordinator and CEO Carol Jenkins 949-1675. What’s going on at […]

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Tamia Aldridge

Aldridge and Garner power Lady Trojans to district victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Lady Trojans let one slip away Jan. 5 at home against the Liberty Lady Crusaders. After suffering a 50-44 defeat to their new district opponent, Millington welcomed another fresh foe to the William Osteen Gymnasium Friday night in the Ripley Lady Tigers. Trailing 13-12 at the break to Ripley, […]

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Trojans Bryce Mattox in lane

Two quarters doom Trojans against Ripley

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Learning how to win can be a tough process. The Millington Trojans came up short 53-45 Jan. 5 to Liberty. Three days later, the Trojans had a chance to bounce back in another District 15-2A contest in the William Osteen Gymnasium. This time the inside/outside combo of Xavier Alston and Isaiah […]

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TRA Rebel forward Preston Trainor flips an overhead pass to teammate Ryan Duffy (15) during a fast break against Westminster last week in Memphis.

Rebels pay tribute to classmate with teamwork and blowout victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Basketball programs spent part of the holiday season in Florida. Although the getaway wasn’t ideal for a tropical vacation, TRA Rebels Head Coach David Hunt said the stay in Florida was productive for his team and a bonding experience. The Rebels’ bond grew tighter when the […]

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Brittany Hall

With heavy hearts, Lady Rebels defeat Westminster

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Times have been tough for the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels lately on and off the court. On the court, the Lady Rebels had to prepare for a game Jan. 5 against the Westminster Lady Defenders without senior standout Ally Naifeh. Before that game at Westminster, the TRA players endured […]

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Public Transportation Needed in Millington

Dear Editor, I am concerned that the people of the Millington Area cannot reach their full potential because of the lack of public transportation.  If we can fix the problem the citizens of our community will thrive – and our community will prosper. For a short time we had a daily MATA bus that took […]

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David Peel

Passed out behind the wheel

By David Pell As an injury lawyer I read some pretty unusual cases. There are some cases where someone is passed out at the wheel and causes an accident. The most common involves drinking and drugs. Clearly the person is negligent in taking medication that causes intoxication. As a result they are generally negligent if […]

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Seek and Ye Shall Locate

By Otis Griffin I reckon everyone takes a lot for granted today, especially the present hard working youngster’s.  A hun’ert years ago, grownups and vine swingers appreciated and were very thankful for what they had, even though in many cases it wasn’t a whole cotton sack plumb full.  My impression of our so-called modern society […]

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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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A year-round college planning calendar for parents and prospective students

By Nathaniel Sillin Preparing your kids for college isn’t just about the money you’ve put aside for tuition, room and board. It’s about making deadlines, making the right choices and making sure your teen has the proper life and money skills to make college a success. Consider a college-planning calendar you and your university-bound student […]

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