Archive | March 3, 2016

Munford Lady Cougar guard Shania Johnson draws a Cordova double-team Friday night before passing the ball to an open teammate during the Regional Quarterfinal contest.

Lady Cougars open Regional play on cruise control against Cordova Lady Wolves

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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Brighton Cardinal guard Tramaine Cooper tries to dribble through the Bartlett defense Saturday night during the Regional Quarterfinal game in the Brighton Gymnasium.

Panthers outlast Cardinals in overtime thriller to open Region 7-3A Tournament play

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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Tipton sheriffs and community make one of Cassy’s dreams come true

Star Staff Reports The Tipton County Sheriff’s Office along with members of other Tipton County law enforcement agencies had the privilege in participating in helping in granting a “Bucket List Wish” for 14-year-old Millington resident Cassy Colunga. Colunga has been given 6 months to live because of an aggressive form of brain cancer. On Feb. […]

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Senator Lee Harris

Displaying Thanks

On Feb. 18, the Kiwanis Club of Millington held its regular third Thursday meeting at the Millington Olympic Steak and Pizza with guest speaker Senator Lee Harris. Also at the meeting, the Club recognized and presented member Bob Hunt with the Lifetime Membership of Kiwanis Award. Before Hunt’s presentation, Harris took to the floor to […]

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Calendar of Events March 3, 2016

Month of March -The Exchange Club of Millington meets at Old Timer’s Restaurant in Millington at noon every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Guest are always welcomed. For more information, call 872-8888. -The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works […]

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Hall of Fame class

2016 MCHS Hall of Famers

Millington Central High School revealed it’s Hall of Fame for the Class of 2016 last month in the school’s lobby with a Draft Themed celebration. With friends and family in attendance, each student was called out of class over the intercom. Once they arrived to the fanfare, the members of the Hall of Fame received […]

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Millington to receive $29 million from grant for flood prevention

By Bill Short Millington has been informed that it will receive $29 million of a $60 million federal “resiliency grant” that has been awarded to Shelby County. County Mayor Mark Luttrell told the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at its Feb. 8 meeting that he “vividly” remembers the floods that occurred in 2011, 2012 and […]

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First you had better check around

By Otis Griffin Believe it or not, at one time in our lives, things were fairly simple.  As you know, Southerners have been admired for working hard all their lives and not wasting time dragging out business transactions.   Basically this meant if you needed something and wished to buy, this item was worth so much […]

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Drivers License on Your Phone?

By David Peel Delaware and Iowa have launched pilot programs to try using digital licenses instead of the traditional plastic drivers license cards that we all use to verify our driver’s status, age and identity. As airline boarding passes, business loyalty cards and Apple Pay all are applications on the smartphone, a digital license would […]

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The Human Body at Work

By Thelma Ledford More than 48 years ago I began studying nutrition because of personal health problems.  The medical examinations had uncovered no organic reasons. By using this knowledge I began regaining my health and the health of my family. Let us learn something about the human body. * “You are a collection of moving, […]

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