Archive | May 26, 2016

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Leaving the Nest

The 2016 Brighton High School graduation took place last Thursday on the school’s Football Field. Among the graduates in the Class of 2016 were Tramaine Cooper, Valedictorian Dakota Benjamin and Salutatorian Lyndsey McDivitt.

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Brighton Lady Cardinal Teanna Johnson slides into second base safely Saturday afternoon against the Houston Lady Mustangs in the Sub-State round. Johnson and senior teammate

Fast Layne toward State for Lady Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ahead 14-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday afternoon, it was apparent the Brighton Lady Cardinals were heading to their first Class 3A State Softball Tournament since 2010. To secure their spot and eliminate the Houston Lady Mustangs in the Sub-State contest, the clinching moment came down to Brighton’s […]

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Brighton Seeley Layne senior night

Seeley’s Senior Night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The rainy Regional Monday night took on a special meaning for the Brighton Lady Cardinals. Because of weather canceling the last couple of Brighton Softball home games during the regular season, Robin Jacobs’ flock had an addition goal in early May during the District 13-3A Softball Tournament. Along with the focus […]

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Tigers outlast Cougars in cat fight

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In the moist Munford Baseball Field outfield grass, Cougars Head Coach Jake Garbuzinski gathered his 2016 Munford squad for the last time. The Regional Monday night ended in disappointment at the hands of the Arlington Tigers 13-5. While the Tigers prepared for the Region 7-3A Tournament championship game, Garbuzinski had to […]

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senior walk the walk

2003 Kindergartens return to elementary school to inspire the next generation with Senior Walk

By Thomas Sellers Jr. About 24 hours before one of the biggest moments of their lives, area seniors from Milington Central High and Bartlett High schools Austin Smith, Spencer Gaia, Hanna Cooper, Allyson Hall, Chelsea Landis, Brianna Henderson, Piper Jacks, Holli Stokes, Kendra Somerville and Cesar Mireles made a trip to where it all started. […]

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Good Eats Ledford

The big lie about chemicals

By Thelma Ledford Does it bother anyone out there when they hear advertising? Do you really believe what they tell us? Does anyone believe that EPA does a thorough job of protecting the consumer and the environment? The law that EPA must take into consideration when it is regulating chemical use states: “that EPA must […]

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David Peel

Millennials aren’t so bad

By David Peel You don’t have to look far to hear people criticize this current generation known as the millennials.  People say that they are lazy, thin-skinned and don’t understand how the real world works.  Well there is certainly truth to that as we’ve seen with some of the university protests, but I see another […]

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Otis Griffin pose

You were taught better, so why did you do it ?

By Otis Griffin As the years stack up on you, from time to time you need to visit the local medicine man for a little assistance.  I’m not real sure when every healer became a specialist and presently can only offer some relief on certain parts of your anatomy.  (That’s city slang for yo’ wore […]

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Cal Kiwanis 2016 Scholarship 5-19

Kiwanis Kash

Pictured is Bruce Rasmussen, President of the Millington Kiwanis Club presenting a $1,000 un-restricted scholarship to Xiuo (Cindy) Miezhu. Cindy competed with other deserving Millington Central High School seniors and was awarded the scholarship at the weekly Kiwanis meeting on May 12. Cindy is enrolled at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, plans to study […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety May 26, 2016

City Court Reports May 10, 2016 Fines Antonio M Bland – 6983 Sledge Road, failure to maintain control/safe location, $50 fine plus cost, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $500 fine plus cost Cory C. Carter – 7842 U.S. Highway 51 North, Millington, leaving child/children unattended, $200 fine plus cost, leaving child/children unattended, $200 fine plus cost, […]

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