Archive | August 25, 2016

First & Tenn.
The First Tennessee located at 5052 Navy Road in Millington transformed into a Millington Trojan support venue after staff decorated the lobby with black and gold. Five large posters featuring Trojan players Solomon Slevkoff, Nick "Highway 51" Fenney, Chance Taylor, James Cox and D'Monte Kemp were ncluded in the decorations. Branch Manager Thelma Brown, teller Sherrell Swindle, teller Brooke Willer and operations manager Fikisha Fultz pose in their new-look place of operation. For more information or to order a 2016 First Tennessee Millington Trojan poster, call 286-6931.

First & Tenn.

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Some of the key players for the Cardinals will be Malik Jackson, Braden Helton, Cameron John, Malik Mathews and Andre Golden (Photo By Christian Brooks)

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Mathews part of Brighton Reload

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent years under head coaches Will Wolfe and now Robin Jacobs, the Brighton Cardinals have enjoyed success. From Region champions to a 10-win season in 2011, Brighton added to the folklore last season with a 9-1 record and district title. Since 2010 the names of offensive Cardinal standouts reads like […]

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Garrett Baugh

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Big Play Baugh-er

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford Cougar Garrett Baugh is a man of few words. He prefers his play to do his speaking. Throughout the 2015, Baugh was one of the loudest Cougars making big play after big play. Whether it was running fake punts, picking up first downs with timely catches or leaping out of […]

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Ready to Shine in 2016, Jose Flores is ready to carry the torch of key TRA Rebel player this season. (Photo By Christian Brooks)

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Making the Most of His Turn

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels have reached the playoffs in three consecutive years. Not by coincidence, players like AJ Hightower and brothers Sean and Shane O’Brien have signed college scholarship to play at the next level. In addition during that time span, Hightower joined Logan Stewart as AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School […]

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Trojan linemen Chance Taylor, Pierre Newbern and Nick Fenney

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Back on the right road with Hwy 51

By Thomas Sellers Jr. During a 3-8 season, there were still some highlights and memorable moments for the Millington Trojans. The 2015 campaign also produced some talent for the immediate future of Chris Michael’s Trojans. One of those players expected to contribute in 2016 is lineman Nick Fenney. The explosive offensive lineman has earned the […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety August 25, 2016

Arrests Aug. 3 – 58 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear Aug. 4 – 56 year old Mercer male charged with failure to appear; 52 year old Munford male charged with failure to appear Aug. 5 – 46 year old Millington female charged with aggravated assault Aug. 7 – 27 year old […]

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Noah La Voice Certificate

LaVoice honored as local hero

Star Staff Reports On Sunday, July 3,  Carl Doherty, who lives in the Waverly Farms neighborhood on Ridge Bay Cove, noticed smoke coming from behind the home located at 4392 Ridge Bay Cove. His call to 9-1-1 informed Shelby County Fire Department dispatchers that no one was home at the time. As the fire in […]

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Good Eats Ledford


By Thelma Ledford My testimony is not over yet; I have left out one very important thing. One of the greatest misunderstandings and confusion in the field of nutrition is the failure to properly understand and interpret the symptoms and changes which follow the process of recovering health. One would normally assume that you would […]

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David Peel

Logic has left the building

By David Peel We need to teach logic in schools. I know as an injury lawyer who argues for a living, I rely on logic every single day. But I find the ability to structure reasonable arguments and rebuttals in the average person has just about gone by the wayside. As an example, there are […]

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Petitions Filed: City election ballot will have 22 candidates for 12 positions

By Bill Short With 22 candidates seeking 12 positions on the ballot, the Nov. 8 Millington city elections will feature only two uncontested races. Two candidates are competing for mayor and 13 for the seven alderman positions, while seven others are seeking four-year terms in four school board positions up for re-election. Mayor Terry Jones […]

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