Archive | November, 2016

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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Devin Morton pets thepary dog Kimber during his Friday session.

120 Percent: Atoka youth makes strides after being paralyze

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Running out the front door to participate in a pickup basketball game is a luxury most boys take for granted. Dodging a classmate to reach the imagery end zone in football was life as usual for Atoka resident Devin Morton. The 11-year-old’s typical day involved sports, studying his favorite subject of […]

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Calendar of Events November 24, 2016

Month of November *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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Jones signs to become a Lady Bulldog

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There is very little room for debate whether Aubree Jones is the best golfer to ever come through Tipton County. Her making if official on National Signing Day to attend Mississippi State University was another glorious achievement on her resume’. Just in case there are still some doubters out there, a […]

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Jacobs and five players named to Liberty Bowl All-Star Game

Star Staff Reports The roster for the 15th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star game, presented by ARS/Conway Services and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office has been set. Kickoff for the annual showcase will be at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 at Memphis University School. Local athletes and coaches to be featured in the […]

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MCHS celebrates 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since 2013 Mark Healy has had the pleasure of calling honorees to inform them of their selection into the Millington Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Last month he performed his typical duties as a part of the selection committee of reaching out to the 2016 Class of Brian Hall […]

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Playhouse closes 2016 season with In-Laws, Outlaws & Ther People

Star Staff Reports Playhouse 51 2016 season concludes with In-Laws, Outlaws, & Ther People (that should be shot) by Steve Franco, produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The production will run Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 4 & 11 at 2 p.m., at the Harvell Civic Center […]

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NEWS ALERT: Leach Family Home Cooking opens on Navy Road

Star Staff Reports Leach Family Restaurant (home cooking) located at 4750 Navy Road opened today in Millington. Owner Michael Leach said the restaurant has future plans to be open on Sunday but for now the hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The eatery features a cafeteria style lineup of Southern food […]

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