Archive | June 9, 2016

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2016 Star Female Athlete of the Year Finalist

The Millington Star is announcing the six finalist for Male and Female Athlete of the Year. The finalist must be part of the junior or senior classes competing in more than one TSSAA sport during the 2015-16 school calendar. The winners of the awards will be announced in later this month. FINALISTS De’Asha Banks (Munford) […]

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Public School Stars strike final blows to win 2016 All-Star Game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Under the big lights of the historic USA Stadium, the post Memorial Day traditions of the AutoZone Shelby County All-Star Baseball Game gave dozens of the best seniors in the area one more day to shine as high schoolers. The game between the Private School All-Stars and Public School All-Stars showcased […]

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TRA standout Vaughn’s comeback give him ideal birthday gift

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sometimes reaching a dream has its share of setbacks. But determination and support can allow a person to reach his or her goal and even transform the moment into the ideal birthday gift. As graduating senior Colton Vaughn stood in the Tipton-Rosemark Academy lobby on May 9, his friends and family […]

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TRA Choir Award

Show Me Choir

Tipton-Rosemark Academy’s Show Choir performed this past weekend at the Music in the Parks National Choir Competition in Branson, Mo.  Against the largest number of schools the choir has ever competed against, TRA won first place in the Show Choir (Superior Rating), Women’s Jazz Ensemble (Superior Rating) and Women’s Choir (Excellent Rating) categories.  The Show Choir finished second […]

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David Peel

Blanket of Security

By David Peel One Man’s Thoughts on 9/11, War & Veterans I stood crying, seeing the smoke fill up the blue New York sky twelve years ago, and I wept for the world that my children would grow up in. I saw heroic role models, like firefighters, police, port authority officers and EMS running up […]

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They Got It

By Otis Griffin Going back in time and unless you lived during this important era, no one can realize the importance of country stores that dotted the universe. Ask yo’ granddaddy where else could you buy groceries, livestock feed, gas, or farm equipment for the field s or the backyard gardening.  Can you attest to […]

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Good Eats Ledford

My Journey to Recovery

By Thelma Ledford While writing I was wondering why I never have much daytime. It is time to go to bed when I get started. “Thelma,” I said to myself, “It could be because you sleep too late!”  Well, maybe that is so, but for a long time I had problems sleeping. Now, I am […]

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Don’t Keep Family in the Dark About Your Plans

You might work diligently at building a financial roadmap for your retirement years and a comprehensive estate plan. But you can’t just create these strategies – you also have to communicate them. Specifically, you need to inform your spouse and your grown children what you have in mind for the future – because the more they […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 9, 2016

Arrests May 26 – 24 year old Memphis female charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, speed limit violation, compliance with financial responsibility law required May 27 – 29 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear May 28 – 38 year old Cordova female charged with failure to appear; 31 year old Millington female […]

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Calendar of Events June 9, 2016

Bettie Gustafson of the Millington Piomingo Chapter, National Society, United States Daughters of 1812 presented the JROTC medal to Cadet Constance Sheppard of the Millington High School Navy JROTC. Also, representing the Jamestown Chapter, National Society Daughters of American Colonist, Bettie presented the JROTC medal to Cadet Jennifer McCullough.  Commander Robert Galloway gave high praise for […]

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