Archive | February 18, 2016

Girls Johnna Jones drive

District 13-3A Tournament: Lady Cougars set up showdown with Dyer County for title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The defending District 13-3A Girls Basketball Tournament champions Dyer County Lady Choctaws got the 2016 edition off to a hot start dominating the Hardin County Tigers. After the No. 2 seeded Lady Choctaws advanced to the championship game beating Hardin County in the Brighton Gymnasium, it was time for the second […]

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Trojan senior Kip Fleming heads back court Friday night giving the three-point symbol after nailing a trey against Memphis Metro.

On a High Note

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On the eve of the district tournament, the Millington Trojans had to take care of the business of Senior Night for Kolby Hollowell, Kelvin Jones, Prensten Macon, Kip Fleming, Johnathan Joyner and Aaron Peerey. The Memphis Metro Mustangs were the opponent standing in the way of an ideal end to the […]

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Lady Trojans close out regular season with league win, earn home tournament game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The objective was win and earn a home game to start the 2016 district tournament. Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Bruce Marshall’s girls jumped out to a huge lead early Feb. 9 to cruise to a 46-34 victory over the Jackson North Side Lady Indians. With the win, Millington improved to […]

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TRA Middle champs

Lady Rebels win title in a thriller over Fayette Academy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — What do a championship game, going into overtime and the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebel 7th/8th graders have in common? Pressure. On the night of Feb. 4 in the Grace St. Luke Episcopal School Gymnasium, the Lady Rebels were challenged by the Fayette Academy Lady Vikings for the Shelby-Metro 7th/8th […]

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We Just Don’t Think It Will Ever Happen

By Otis Griffin “Are you ready for the country, are you ready for me??”  These are just some words from a song recorded by Waylon Jennings, a country artist that passed away recently.  Why is this so significant?  If you are country, and from the country, you can feel it inside. Country music is a […]

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David Peel

Teen Driver From Chevy: SAFETY OR SPY?

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, I am not surprised to repeatedly hear that crashes are the leading cause of death of 16- to 20-year-olds. Inexperience, poor judgment, peer pressure, and a feeling of invincibility conspire to cause reckless behaviors, and dangerous over-reactions while driving. Teens don’t really understand just how long or fragile […]

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Good Morning World

By Thelma Ledford Good morning! I know your body is feeling better because you ate your protein breakfast  this morning, didn’t you? Surely you gave your body something to supply energy for the day! As a nutritionist, I look at health problems from a different viewpoint than a physician does. I am more concerned about […]

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Watch for Changes to the FAFSA

If you have a child in college, you’re probably familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),which must be completed to help ensure that students don’t miss out on federal and state grants, work-study jobs and loans. But you might not know that some important changes will be coming to the FAFSA during 2016 – […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety February 18, 2016

City Court Reports January 26, 2016 Fines Lawrence D. Blaine – 2121 Hunter Avenue, Memphis, no driver’s license on person, $25 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Sandra D. Brewer – 8208 Bobo Boulevard, Millington, theft of property under $500, $350 fine plus cost, restitution to Cheers $37.75 Frankie L. Burns – Lambert, […]

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Public Safety January chart

County Road Crews Picked Up Almost 32 Tons of Trash in January

Star Staff Reports County trash crews removed almost 32 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms. “Every dollar used for litter could have been spent on other pressing citizen needs. Still, we’re committed to improving the appearance of Shelby County,” said Shelby County Mayor Mark […]

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