Archive | August, 2016

Lady Trojan Paige Hall goes for tip during last week's game against Brighton in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Lady Trojans earn victory No. 1 for Coach

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Tamarah Brandon has celebrated countless victories inside the William Osteen Gymnasium. During her days as a student at Millington Central High School, Brandon won a few volleyball games and even helped the Lady Trojans clinch a berth in the 2008 Class 3A State Girls’ Basketball Tournament. But on Aug. 15, Brandon […]

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Millington running back Justin Coleman looks for running room during Friday night's contest at Bolton.

Kickoff Weekend: Bolton ends Millington streak with big second half

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — Two teams trying to find their identity stormed onto the lush turf of  Bolton Stadium last Friday night. Both the Bolton Wildcats and Millington Trojans feature youthful rosters trying to restore their programs back to recent glory days. Despite recent hard times, the Millington Trojans entered the 2016 season […]

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Carson finishes on target

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Houston Carson had a chance to go out on top Aug. 13. The veteran clay shooter and 2016 Munford High School graduate was part of a four-way tie with the score of 197 in the Scholastic Clay Target Program’s National Championships. The defending Rudy Cup champion retained his title outlasting the […]

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Millington finally solves Munford Volleyball puzzle

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For more than 10 years, the Munford Lady Cougars have dominated the rivalry on the volleyball court against the Millington Lady Trojans. During that time frame, Munford has reached two State Tournaments, numerous Sub-State rounds starting in 2005 and sent several players to the college level including Sarah Chambers, Cecily Gable, […]

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Club Owner, Law Enforcement Officers Indicted on Charges of Receiving Stolen Merchandise

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS – A club owner, Memphis Police officer and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office sergeant have all been indicted for their alleged roles in buying liquor, electronics and footwear they believed to be stolen. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee; Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings; and Shelby […]

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2016 Trojan Football Poster popping up around town

The 10th version of The First Tennessee Trojan Football poster is now appearing around town. First Tennessee is located at 5052 Navy Road in Millington. Branch Manager Thelma Brown has been the driving force behind the poster since 2007 and she is featuring the latest edition in the lobby of the bank. For more information […]

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2016 Journal West 10 Media Gridiron Glory coming this Thursday

Hitting newsstands this week is the 2016 Gridiron Glory: The Time is Now. Gridiron Glory is the Journal West 10 Media’s annual look into the Shelby-Metro area football. Inside this year’s edition — features on Tipton-Rosemark Academy’s Jose Flores, Munford standout Garrett Baugh, Brighton’s speedster Malik Mathews and Millington’s powerhouse known as “Highway 51” Nick […]

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Bolton ends Millington streak with big second half

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — Two teams with something to prove took to the Bolton Stadium field tonight. The host Bolton Wildcats were ready to end a 10-year losing streak to the rival Millington Trojans. Meanwhile the Trojans were looking to extend the straight, get off to a 1-0 start and build the confidence […]

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Ordinance will regulate development, minimize danger because of flooding

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading to minimize the danger to life and property caused by flooding. Board members took the action during their Aug. 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. […]

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Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay giving […]

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