Archive | November 24, 2016

Millington senior Cameron Tubbs goes up for a jumper at St. Benedict last Friday night.

Tough Enough? Eagles pull away from Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — The second game of The Jewel Gates Era was a match up of his Millington Trojans against their former Head Coach Rob Sabau. Sabau moved over to take charge of the St. Benedict Eagles program this summer. Meanwhile Gates entered his new office of the William Osteen Gymnasium to […]

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Code Changes: Proposed Ordinance would amend sign requirements for Office, Commercial, Industrial districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would amend the sign requirements for Office, Commercial and Industrial zoning districts. Board members took the action during their Nov. 14 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman […]

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Public Safety November 24, 2016

City Court Reports November 15, 2016 Fines Stefon D Bell – 4162 Camelot Avenue, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked $500 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Shana D Cole – 38 Curt Street, Drummonds, theft of property under $500, $250 fine plus cost […]

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Hands behind the Meal

On Nov. 16, Millington Middle School served it’s traditional Thanksgiving Lunch. Teachers, administrators and students gave rave reviews. More than 30 parents came as guests to go along with the 20 teachers and 300 students. Donna Jones and her cafeteria staff prepared and served a full course meal with dessert.

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Lady Cougar Shania Johnson was tied up for the loose ball by a MHEA guard during last week's victory.

Lady Cougars making adjustments already

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Things don’t always go as planned in life. Entering the 2016-17 season, people expected the Munford Lady Cougars to take the court with a proven quintet of players. Shania “Maine Girl” Johnson, Johnna Jones, De’Asha Banks and Gabby Crawford made their regular season debut Nov. 15 in the Munford Gymnasium. In […]

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Cougar Patrick Smith passes 'The Rock' during Munford's season opening win over at home.

Cougars start season with a victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Opening night in Munford started with a weird vibe. Memphis Metro arrived to the Munford Gymnasium with a few less players on its roster. Munford took to the court with a full array of Cougars. Meanwhile Memphis Metro warmed up with just six players in uniform. Those six players were eager […]

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Choir to Carnegie

Members NSA Mid-South CPO 365 presented the Millington Central High School Choir a check for $500 to help send them to Carnegie Hall in New York City this spring. The Choir is also planning to sell Christmas CDs while organizing a can food drive for the Food Bank. Finally the Choir has a concert Dec. […]

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TRA's Dillon Munn goes for the steal during third quarter action against Macon Road.

Rebels survive bad shooting night in opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Another classic sports cliché is “A win is a a win.” Last Thursday night, Mike Moore walked off the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Gymnasium court breathing a sigh of relief to win his debut as head coach of the Rebels 51-44 over the Macon Road Kingsmen. The victory was an award of endurance […]

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The TRA Lady Rebels have a bright future featuring young player not even sophomores.

Start of something special for Lady Rebels

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The debut of Cameron Pridemore as a head coach was going well as his Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels jumped out to a 13-6 lead after 8 minutes. But Pridemore knew his team still needed to settle down against Macon Road last Thursday night. Once the roster full of youthful Lady Rebels […]

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High-Ranking Gangster Disciple Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Federal Prison

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — A high-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples has been sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for felony possession and distribution of cocaine. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the sentence last week. According to information presented in court, Kevin Coleman aka “Booger,” […]

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