Archive | May 5, 2016

Millington Trojan Dean Karagh slides into the tag of Liberty Crusader Javen McLemore Thursday afternoon in USA Stadium.

Liberty capitalizes on Trojan miscues for district opener victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ideal weather conditions welcomed the Millington Trojans and Liberty Tech Crusaders to the historic USA Stadium Thursday afternoon. As the host of the 2016 District 15-2A Tournament, the Trojans got off to an ideal start taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Then the second inning took place and the […]

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Gary Graves

UPDATE: Future could hold dual roles in Millington for Graves

Star Staff Reports Earlier this week Millington Police Chief Arthur Heun informed his staff and personnel he will be stepping down this Friday. On Wednesday, Millington City Manager Ed Haley announced a plan for current Millington Fire Chief Gary Graves to head both the fire and police departments. Heun’s resignation letter read, “While my time […]

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Rickie Friar

Former Millington Reserve Police Officer Pleads to Child Pornography Production, Transporting Minor for Sexual Activity

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — A former Millington reserve police officer has pleaded guilty to producing child pornography of three female minors and transporting a minor across state lines with intent to engage in unlawful sexual activity. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the guilty plea today. According […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE

SHELBY COUNTY CONTRACTOR CERTIFICATION MEETING REGARDING POTENTIAL HUD FUNDED CONTRACTS AND SECTION 3 CONTRACTOR OPPORTUNITIES Shelby County provides a variety of community development and rehabilitation services throughout Shelby County utilizing U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds which are subject to reporting under Section 3 Contracting Opportunities.  These services are carried out under […]

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Rob Sabau on sideline

St. Benedict names Rob Sabau boys’ basketball coach

Star Staff Reports St. Benedict Athletic Director Caleb Marcum announced last Thursday  that Rob Sabau has accepted the position as head coach of the SBA Boys’ Basketball Team. Sabau also joins the teaching staff in the Social Studies Department at the school. Marcum said, “Coach Sabau comes to SBA with many successful years of experience […]

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Millington Trojan catcher Noah "JBird" Stevens makes a leaping attempt to snag the baseball, missing it allowing a Haywood runner to score during last week's contest.

Final league battles prepare Trojans for first District 15-2A Tournament @ USA Stadium

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Regular season No. 1 in District 15-2A is in the book for the Millington Trojan Baseball team. There have been some lows and the Trojans have enjoyed some highs as their first District 15-2A Baseball Tournament to be held in Millington’s USA Stadium approaches. Zane Adams’ bunch beat tradition league powers […]

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Tramaine Cooper Graphic

T’rrific Day: Cardinal guard inks national letter of intent to Bethel University

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Triumph, thrilling, tickled and thankful might have been four ‘T’ words to describe the feelings of Tarryel, Tanya, Tyron and Tramaine April 26 in the Brighton Gymnasium. The Cooper family has experienced several types of emotions in that venue over the past 6 years. But on the signing day of Tramaine […]

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Munford Lady Cougars Track 5-5

Record Breakers

The Munford Lady Cougar Track team has been racking up awards, first-place finishes and school records this season. Last Thursday at the USJ meet the 4x400m Relay Team ran a record time of 4 minutes and 24.45 seconds.

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Lady Trojans Ripley homer

Purple Reign

The Ripley Lady Tigers defeated the Millington Lady Trojans last week 25-2 and will head into this week’s District 15-2A Tournament in Covington as the No. 1 seed.

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John T. Wayne

John Wayne Coming to Town

The Turtle Island Native American Association will present the 11th Annual Turtle Island Powwow May 7-8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at USA Stadium. This year’s special guest will be John T. Wayne. The author of numerous books on the Civil War and Old West is the grandson of the “Duke” John Wayne. The […]

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