Archive | June 16, 2016

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NORFOLK, Va. (June 1, 2016) Seaman Tristen Blair, a USS Monterey Sailor from Brighton, Tenn., hugs his mother Karla Blair before USS Monterey (CG 61) departs Naval Station Norfolk with the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG). The ships are deploying in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation as well as the Great Green Fleet initiative. While deployed, CSG ships and aircraft will employ operational procedures and energy conservation measures in order to enhance operational capabilities, enabling strike group units to go farther, stay longer and deliver more firepower without having to refuel. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Shelby M. Tucker/Released)

Mother’s Embrace

 

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Give Your Children the Gift of Financial Knowledge

It’s almost Father’s Day. If you’re a dad with young children, you can expect some nice homemade cards and maybe even a baseball cap. But, of course, your greatest reward is spending time with your kids and watching them grow. In return, you can give them a gift – the gift of knowledge. Specifically, in the […]

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Anyone Can Make Mistakes With Estate Matters — You Don’t Have To

By Nathaniel Sillin Adulthood brings certain financial responsibilities like the building of budgets, bank accounts and proper insurance. It’s surprising how few consider a proper estate plan part of that essential mix. In fact, a recent ABCNews poll (http://abcnews.go.com/Business/story?id=86992) found that only about 50 percent of Americans have created a will and significantly fewer have […]

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Area Students Shine at U of M

Students Named to Dean’s List at University of Memphis – The following students were named to the Dean’s List at the University of Memphis for the spring 2016 semester: Balee Winters of Millington, TN Shawn Westcott of Millington, TN Mary Watson of Millington, TN Wesley Walker of Millington, TN Anna Tippett of Millington, TN Jennifer […]

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Finding a Jewell

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Just before Memorial Day, The Jewell Gates Era began at Millington Central High School. After a successful stay as an assistant coach at Southwind High School, Gates is making his way North to Flag City to take over the Millington Trojan Basketball program. Gates notes the rich history of Trojan Basketball […]

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NFL free agent Greg Hardy returns to hometown for fifth annual football/cheer camp at USA Stadium

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Hardy family was back home Saturday. On the green grass of the USA Stadium Complex, NFL All-Pro Greg Hardy hosted the Fifth Annual I Go Hard-Y Camp. Controlling the stations for the grade-school aged football players and cheerleaders were Greg, his siblings and parents Lan and Greg Sr. For the […]

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Bryan College lands a pair of Cougars, one for back court and one for both ends

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Bryan College Head Coach Don Rekoske made the trip from Dayton to Munford for two special reasons. In the Munford Gymnasium, Rekoske brought a pair of letters of intent for graduating seniors Queyon Mills and Alex Jones. Rekoske snatched up a point guard in Mills and a combo guard in Jones […]

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Best Sellers’ List ’16

It’s June. That means it’s time for The Genuine Article to take a four-week look back at the TSSAA sports calendar of 2015-16. The Millington Star travels short and far to cover the area’s big sports stories and events. This past year was special because the coverage area had its share of standout athletes, amazing […]

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2015-16 Winter-Fall Stars of Season

2015-16 Fall-Winter Stars of the Season

Football Offensive Star of the Season Wilson Lowry The Munford Cougar senior was a key part of the 8-0 start the team enjoyed in the 2015 season. From his running back position, he scored touchdowns and kept drives alive with timely first downs. Lowry helped the Cougars reached the Class 5A Playoffs. He was named […]

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Moore Muscle

Millington resident Dena Moore recently earned second place in the “Battle of the Bluff” Body Building Bikini Competition. The event was held May 7 in Memphis with Moore competing in the body building in the 40-over division. Moore is also a real estate agent with Real Estate Mart of Tennessee and is the secretary at […]

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