Archive | February, 2016

Lady Panthers v Lady Cougars Regionals

Savage hits game-winner to eliminate Lady Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — Coming down to the final seconds with the score tied at 43-43, Bartlett Lady Panthers Head Coach Lynn Whitfield was going to set up a play for her star player  Charity Savage. All those in attendance in the Arlington Gymnasium watching the Region 7-3A Girls Basketball Tournament Semifinal contest […]

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Boys Tramaine Cooper

Panthers edge Cardinals in overtime in Regionals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A familiar sight in the Brighton Gymnasium the past four years has been Tramaine Cooper racing down the floor. He would either drive through the defense to locate an open teammate. Sometimes he would create room for a layup. And just like Saturday night for the final time in a Brighton […]

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Trump lands in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. With their “Make America Great Again” signs in hands, buttons with the name Trump and patriotic colors, thousands cheered in the Millington Regional Jetport Hanger as the man of the hour arrived. As the sun was setting in the Millington sky Saturday evening, Donald Trump, accompanied by New Jersey Governor Chris […]

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Girls Deja Potter

Lady Cougars take care of Cordova, advance to Regional Semifinals Monday night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The front of the Munford Lady Cougars jersey could read “on” and “off.” It appeared for the past 8 days, the Lady Cougars have played one game with intensity, focus and desire. Then the next game Munford would depend on its athleticism, natural ability and superior skills to win. First the […]

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump in Millington Tomorrow, register for the free event

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be speaking in a hanger at the Millington Regional Jetport tomorrow about 6 p.m. To register for the free event, visit the link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/donald-j-trump-in-millington-tn-tickets-22077319858

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PROGRESS ’16: Millington Ace hits the skies

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Most teenagers spend a Saturday afternoon navigating their phone or making plans to hang out with their peers. Millington Central High School senior Sean Srock might be found doing those things but he also could be located in the Millington sky on a Saturday. This past fall Cadet Srock joined another […]

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Zach Camp and Nick Saban

PROGRESS ’16: Cardinal standout puts town on national map, preparing for next football chapter

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brick by brick and nail by nail, the Camp family poured sweat and time into building their home nearly a decade ago. The structure that stands on the family’s property in Brighton was built by the family including a 9-year-old Zach Camp. Early on in life, Camp learned the value of […]

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PROGRESS ’16: Boatwright’s human touch and high-tech approach continues to service Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For nearly 60 years in operation, Boatwright Pharmacy in Millington has stayed on the cutting edge of technology. From pill dispensing machines to the renovation of the gift shop area, Boatwright has keep a fresh look, quality products and top-notch care of patients. The latest arrival to the Boatwright Pharmacy family […]

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Poindexter and Hale

PROGRESS ’16: Poindexter’s two-decade approach of taking care of students and teachers continues

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The phrase “One of Poindexter’s Babies” is  common around the campus of Millington Central High School. The term Poindexter’s Babies isn’t just reserved for current students. Over the 20-year educational career of Wanda Poindexter, several of her pupils have graduated and moved onto professional careers including current Millington Municipal School Social […]

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Highlights from Lady Cougars District 13-3A Tournament win

The Munford Lady Cougars have been trying to reclaim the District 13-3A championship for two years. The golden plaque is finally coming back to Tipton County after spending the past couple of years in Dyer County. The Lady Cougars used a late floater in the lane from De’Asha Banks to beat the defending champs Dyer […]

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