Archive | March 17, 2016

Munford's Glenn Goulder has won nearly 730 games at the school since taking over in 1987.

Goulder to go into TSCA Hall of Fame this summer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. More than 1,000 TSSAA softball games coached, four trips to the Class 3A State Tournament, countless players who went on to played in college including four Division I signees and even the field he coaches on bares his name. Entering his 30th season as skipper of the Munford Lady Cougars, Glenn […]

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Whitney Horton takes over Lady Trojan program just in time for the move to Class 2A

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This week marked the beginning of the Whitney Horton Era for Millington Lady Trojans Softball. The Lady Trojans jumped into action for the 2016 season on a new-look field, in a new league with a new skipper. Horton said with so much newness around the program, her girls should take some […]

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Last season, the Millington middle infield was controlled by the duo of Noah Graham and Jordan Tincher. The pair of Trojans will be counted on for pitching and leadoff hits in 2016 for Head Coach Zane Adams.

Trojans move into Class 2A, will feature mixture of experience and youth in 2016

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans will embark upon a new district in a new classification starting this week. The Trojans led by Head Coach Zane Adams move into District 15-2A from District 14-3A. No longer Millington will take on the likes of Bartlett, Arlington, Bolton and Cordova. Now the Trojans will challenge Class […]

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LADY REBEL preview Beasley

Still the ones in Division II-A?

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The standards are high for Tipton-Rosemark Academy Softball. The Lady Rebels have enjoyed a 5-year stretch of winning a pair of State titles, making three trips to Murfreesboro and being in the Sub-State round each season. Last year ended prematurely in Head Coach Johnie Sanfratello’s mind to King’s Academy. King’s Academy […]

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TRA BASEBALL preview Hall

Rebel Baseball poised for solid 2016 season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Almost a decade ago Brad Smith took over the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel Baseball program and set the bar high. Every season Smith expects his team to reach Murfreesboro and play in the State Tournament. In his nine seasons, the Rebels have made three trips to the final baseball tournament of the […]

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David Peel

Teen Drivers

By David Peel As the proud parent of a teen driver, and an injury lawyer, you can only imagine how focused upon safety I can become. Teens between 16-19 were involved in 963,000 crashes in 2013. Crashes remain the number one killer of our adolescents, well more than guns, drugs or kidnappings. Here are a […]

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Is Your ‘Financial Umbrella’ in Place?

April showers may bring May flowers, but March is National Umbrella Month. While ranking high on the list of truly obscure celebrations, this “Month” can still teach us a few things – especially if we think about “umbrellas” that can help us protect our financial goals. Consider these key areas: • Your vulnerability to emergencies […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety March 17, 2016

City Court Reports March 1, 2016 Fines Anthony T. Bailey – 6326 Martinwood Drive, Millington, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Edward O. Cooper – 4955 Montgomery, Millington, disorderly conduct, $50 fine plus cost Antonio D. Frazier – 7855 Church Street, Millington, no driver’s license on person, […]

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Calendar of Events March 17, 2016

The Millington Exchange Club recently held its annual Mystery Dinner Theater Feb. 13 with a Valentine theme at the Mid-South Conference Center. This is an annual fundraiser for the Exchange. The Millington High School Drama Department performed “Just Desserts” at the dinner. There were several Millington area sponsors. “We would like to thank you all,” Exchange […]

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Woodlawn Baptist Academy to close in May, Atoka Family Fellowship takes over

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Woodlawn Baptist Academy opened its doors back in 1969 in Frayser starting a tradition of education and faith. After years of several graduates and a move to the campus located at 6083 Old Millington Road in Millington, it appeared this May was going to be the conclusion of that tradition. Although […]

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