Archive | February 4, 2016

Johnie Sanfratello

Rebels pull out a non-league thriller against Memphis Metro

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last Thursday’s contest between the Memphis Metro Mustangs and Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels couldn’t end any other way. The game played in the TRA Gymnasium featured five players fouling out and several missed free throws. So when Rebel senior forward Darien Weakley was disqualified with his fifth foul with 0.1 on the […]

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Lady Rebels Emily Fisher

Learning Curves

By Thomas Sellers Jr. 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 and Taylor Beasley. […]

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Lady Trojans Sanders rebound

Familiar script dooms Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON — Maybe the script was going to change this night. Could this be the time the Millington Lady Trojans come out the locker room with a third-quarter run to keep a contest close? The Covington Lady Chargers wanted to do make sure the trend of Millington having second half collapses […]

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Trojans Jones vs Holmes

NOT IN OUR HOLMES

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON — The game between the Covington Chargers and Millington Trojans took on extra importance Jan. 26 with both teams needing a victory to improve their position in the upcoming district tournament. The contest in the Covington Gymnasium started off tight with Millington ahead 8-6 after a Kelvin Jones layup. Then […]

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David Peel

DEATH – PROOF CARS?

By David Peel The Swedish engineers at Volvo now claim that their formerly “boxy-but-safe” automobiles will soon be death proof! By 2020, they claim, no one will again suffer a fatality or even be seriously injured in one of their new Volvo vehicles! Fatality-free vehicles are not unprecedented. In fact, some already exist, and they’re […]

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Otis Griffin pose

They Said It Had Worked Many Times, But On What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up. Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Nutrition with a Mission

By Thelma Ledford I am 84 with no doctor. My goal is to share what I’ve learned with those who want to be healthy.   I started writing in newspapers many years ago after college. These are “Words of Wisdom” from one who has made a health journey to the age 84 without using medical remedies […]

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EdwardJones

Are You Prepared for Financial Disasters?

“Be prepared” is the Scout motto, and it’s also pretty good advice for anyone seeking to guard against various disasters – including financial ones. Here are some events that can have serious financial consequences, along with suggestions on preparing yourself: • Loss of employment – If you were to lose your job, your family might […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety February 4, 2016

Fire Reports Motor vehicle accident with injuries Jan. 7- 8097 U.S. Highway 51 North Jan. 9- Navy Road and C Street Jan. 10- 4876 Holly Lane Jan. 12 – 8850 U. S. Highway 51 North Motor vehicle accident without injuries Jan. 9- Newport Street and Bill Knight Emergency medical assistance Jan. 7 – 3000 block […]

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EDay winner 2016_5th place Water Filtration

E Day Winners

Tipton-Rosemark Academy had 72 Science Club Students participate at the University of Memphis’ Engineering Day in October of 2015. The following students were recognized because of their placement while competing against 20 to 40 other student groups depending on the competition category (nine categories for High School). About 20 area high schools were represented: First […]

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