Archive | March 24, 2016

Marisa Moss

Late rally helps Brighton overcome Lady Tigers in opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — The Brighton Lady Cardinals appeared to be losing to the opening-day jitters and Arlington Lady Tigers March 15. Behind 3-0 in the top of the seventh inning on the Arlington Softball Field, the Lady Cardinals were down to their final out with Ta’mya Johnson at the plate. The Brighton […]

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Munford Cougar shortstop Corey Simmons gives an all-out-effort Thursday afternoon trying to throw out a FACS runner at first base in Bartlett during the 2016 Lewis Harris Tournament.

Cougars start the 2016 season with winning streak

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — Good pitching could carry a baseball team to tremendous heights. Throughout the opening week, the Munford Cougars have been participating in the Lewis Harris Tournament across Shelby County taking on the likes of Germantown and MUS. Behind hurlers Dusty Baker and Nick Johnson, Munford picked up a pair of […]

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Trojans Ethan Dupree

New beginnings for Trojan Soccer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sun was finally out and Millington Trojan Soccer Head Coach Larry Dagen finally had a chance to paint the line onto his team’s new field. With Assistant Coach Andy Dupree by his side, the men pulled out the tape measure and portable painter to dress up the green turf of […]

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2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast

2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast in Millington

The 2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast presented by the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce was a success last Thursday in the North 82 Gymnasium. Local students, friends, family and businesses came out to support and say thank you to military personnel at the annual meal. One huge part that made the Military Appreciation Breakfast a success […]

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MES Hoops for Hearts 2

Big Hearts

Millington Elementary School participated in the “Hoops for Heart” fund raiser to raise money for the American Heart Association.  Although the school set a goal of $500, the students of Millington Elementary School far exceeded that goal raising more than $4,000.  All donations to the American Heart Association go directly to help their mission of […]

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2016 Girl Scout Cookies Sale 3-24

How the Cookies Crumbles…

This past weekend was the last chance to buy Girl Scout Cookies. Members of Tipton County Troop 13024 made their way down to the Millington Walmart Saturday evening selling the cookies. MaKenzie Williams, 9, and her fellow Girl Scout Bria Colwell, 10, were able to sell two boxes to a pair of friends with MaKenzie’s […]

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David Peel

$55 Million Verdict

By David Peel The Tennessee verdict in the Erin Andrews’ civil lawsuit against a hotel group and the man who stalked her in 2008 was a staggering $55 million! Many folks I talked to said something like, “Fine, film me and post it on the Internet and–for just a couple million bucks–I will be happy!” […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Calcium the key mineral

By Thelma Ledford Calcium Sources:   There are many differing views about calcium supplementation. This information may help you select the right source of calcium. There are two types of calcium—bound (not absorbable) and unbound (absorbable) calcium. Bound calcium is not absorbed; it ends up being excreted in whole pills. Why do we have to take […]

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EdwardJones

Give Your Investment Portfolio a ‘Spring Cleaning’

Now that spring has officially sprung, you might look around your home and decide it’s time for some sprucing up. But you don’t have to confine your efforts to your house and yard – you can also engage in a little “spring cleaning” in your investment portfolio. Here are a few suggestions for doing just that: […]

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Public Safety Crew pickup February

County Road Crews Picked Up 36 Tons of Trash in February

Star Staff Reports County trash crews removed 36 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 H. […]

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