Archive | October 13, 2016

Lady Cougar Matti Ping celebrates her goal with teammate Kasey Moore Thursday night during Munford's victory in the district title game.

Lady Cougars claim District 13-3A Tourney title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford Lady Cougar Soccer has grown up fast in the past 10 years. It was a decade ago the girls who attended Munford High School had to play on a combined Brighton/Munford team. Then 8-years ago, the Lady Cougars became its own program under the guidance of Kyle Selby. In 2015 […]

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West Tennessee Man Indicted for Distributing Heroin Responsible for Fatal Overdose

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — A man allegedly responsible for distributing a large amount of heroin that resulted in the fatal overdose of at least one person has been indicted. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the indictment last week. According to the indictment, Marvin Foster, aka “Pookie,” […]

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Public Safety October 13, 2016

City Court Reports September 27, 2016 Fines Demarcus C Dockins – 4284 Eastwind Drive, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Hearing Waiver Bind Over Courtney Danielle Herrmann – 2001 Woodchase Cove, Cordova, tampering with/fabricating evidence Fire Reports Brush or brush-and-grass mix Sept. 26 – 8077 Wilkinsville Grass […]

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Record Breakers

Before starting the postseason, the Munford Lady Cougars wrapped up the regular season with a pair of victories to improve to 14-3-1. The 14 wins are the best in Lady Cougar history. Dylan Burnett’s Lady Cougars beat St. Benedict 1-0 last Thursday. Prior to that contest, Munford finished with a perfect league record Oct. 4 […]

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On the Ballot 2016: Kennon challenged by Mackin for School Board Position 5

By Bill Short Position 5 School Board member Louise Kennon, seeking her second term, is being challenged by Ronnie Mackin in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. Kennon has a Doctor of Education Degree and is a retired Shelby County schoolteacher. She is a member of the Millington Exchange Club and the First United Methodist […]

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On the Ballot 2016: Ford challenging Jones for Mayor

By Bill Short Mayor Terry Jones, seeking his third term, is being challenged by Position 6 Alderman Chris Ford in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. A native of East Tennessee, Ford earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in business education at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He moved to Millington with his family […]

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Stepping to the Mic

Oct. 4, the six Millington School Board candidates came to the stage in the George Harvell Civic Center to answer a few questions from the public. Attending were from left Greg Ritter, Mark Coulter, Louise Kennon, Ronnie Mackin, Rosie Crawford and Roger Christopher. The event was moderated by The Millington Star’s Thomas Sellers Jr. Look […]

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Calendar of Events October 13, 2016

Month of October *The American Legion and Auxiliary holds monthly meetings at the Baker Center starting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. On the first Saturday of the summer months the Auxiliary have been at the Farmers Market informing the community about our projects/programs that help our Veterans. For more information, […]

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BHS Merit Scholars

Brighton High School has three students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Christi Huffman, principal of Brighton, announced that William Chase Guyton, Michelle Mellard, and Zoe Brookover have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the […]

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Millington Lady Trojan Addison Coulter slaps a spike during opening round action against Haywood last week. Despite the Lady Trojans being eliminated, Coulter was named District 15-2A MVP.

Lady Trojans win district opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The opening of the District 15-2A Volleyball Tournament was a second chance for the 2016 Millington Lady Trojans. A season that started off with a lot of promise hit a rough patch in mid-September. But Head Coach Tamarah Brandon’s Lady Trojans rallied to finish near the top of the league and […]

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