Archive | March 31, 2016

Trojan pitcher Jordan Tincher tries to cover third base last week against ECS in Miles Park. The ECS base runner reached third safely in the Eagles' 7-0 win.

Flag City Classic continues Trojans’ early season roller coaster

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Just two weeks into the 2016 season, the Millington Trojan Baseball’s campaign is apparently on a roller coaster ride. Head Coach Zane Adams is building chemistry with a roster of seniors and underclassmen limited in varsity experience. After dropping their first three games during opening week, the Trojans rallied to win […]

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Then one of the most memorable plays of the night, Lady Charger Harlie Gentile leaps over Millington third baseman Tazerria House to reach third safely.

New-look Lady Trojans debut at improved Miles Park

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The work of Tommy Clifton, Zane Adams and Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Whitney Horton among others turned heads March 22. The Lady Trojans’ home softball field had a total makeover at Miles Park. The outfield had the look of fresh green grass and the infield was a crispy dirt brown. […]

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TRA Rebel second baseman Zack James (10) applies a tag on a Harding base runner during a game at Rebel Field during the Flag City Classic. Harding won the game 17-5.

Rebels have a night of Inconsistency against Harding

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The first Flag City Classic hosted by the Millington Trojans and Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels came to an abrupt conclusion for co-host Rosemark. On a cool, windy Thursday night, the Harding Lions used their experience and timely hitting to beat TRA 17-5 on Rebel Field. At one point the score was 7-5 […]

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Munford Cougar senior Joe Fulcher rests at second among the IVC infielders after hitting a three-run double.

Surrounded By Ghosts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The legend of the Illinois Valley Central High School’s mascot came on a cloudy night during a football game in the 1940s. The athletes located in Chillicothe, Ill., are known as the Grey Ghosts because during a gridiron battle on a foggy night the players appeared to look like ghosts. Last […]

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TRA Seth Cannor MVP 3-24

Rebel Basketball Honors

Seth Cannon, eighth grader at Tipton-Rosemark Academy was awarded the MVP for the 2015-16 seventh-eighth grade basketball season. Head Coach Kirk Richardson and Assistant Coach Bryan Roberts presented the award. Other winners were Stanton Connell (Defensive Player of the Year), Matthew Coates (Hustle Award), Zack Baker (Most Improved), Tucker James (Most Dependable), and  Ethan Stewart […]

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David Peel

Hazards at Home Preventing Choking Deaths

By David Peel When little ones are around, everything is different. Young children put everything in their mouths, and can choke without warning. Things that seem safe and fun can become deadly. For instance, hot dogs and colorful latex balloons are both deadly choking hazards. Bee stings and peanut allergies can cause airway swelling that stop […]

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Lifestyle & Health

By Thelma Ledford Lifestyle plays a valuable part in the area of spiritual, mental, and physical health. Many times the nutritionist is able to help in these areas; they all interrelate for a healthy, whole human being. Food isn’t the only concern we must have as individuals. Rest and relaxation is important.  Somehow we must […]

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Which IRA Is Better for Younger Workers?

If you’re at the beginning of your career, you might not be thinking too much about the end of it. But even younger workers should be aware of – and saving for – their eventual retirement. And since you’ve got many years until you do retire, you’ve got a lot of options to consider – one of which […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety March 31, 2016

Fire Reports Building fire March 9 – 8120 Soderlund Drive Power lines down March 10 – ShakeRay Drive and Shelby Road Motor vehicle accident with injuries March 10 – 8075 U. S. Highway 51 North March 13 – Shelby Road and Martha Street March 13 – Wilkensville Road and Walker March 16 – 7856 U. […]

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Calendar of Events March 31, 2016

Chamber Happenings *On Thursday April 7, the NSA Mid-South Suzanne Collins Memorial Lantern Procession to End Sexual Violence will be held. For more information, call 874-7423. *Save the date, Tuesday April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Millington Job & Education Fair to held at Crosspointe Baptist Church located at 8850 Highway 51 […]

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