Archive | December 15, 2016

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Gone But Don’t Forget

By Otis Griffin When was the last time you sat around reminiscing about yo’ ole school days?  Why the kids would cut their eyes like you just stepped off an alien ship coming out of a kudzu patch.  Most of the old schools in our era have been demolished (that’s city for torn down) or […]

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Public Safety December 15, 2016

City Court Reports December 6, 2016 Fines Willie James Bridgeforth – 5000 Bilrae Circle; Millington, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine plus cost, speeding $50 fine plus cost Ricky L Echols – 2396 Lowell Avenue, Memphis, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $350 fine plus cost Calvin […]

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Trojan forward Hunter Klutts goes up for a jumper in the lane during last week's game.

Bartlett’s December test too tough for Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The names ending the game for the Millington Trojans were Lawrence Chambers, Faizon Fields, Johnnie Austin, DeAndre Jones, Dylan Nix and Bobby Fields. Trojans Head Coach Jewel Gates felt a need for a boost after his starters and first reserves fell behind 45-21 to the Bartlett Panthers Dec. 6 in the […]

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October/Fall Millington City Beautiful yard of the Month winners

Area 1 Freddie Turner 5041 Easley Area 2 Vicky Maddox and Robert Hayes 7091 Juana Area 3 Gloria, Jazmine and Issam O’Neal 4403 Bennett Wood Dr. Area 4 Larry & Michelle Wiles 6377 Chase Road Business YOM Patriot Bank 8376 Highway 51 North Larry Jackson, Manager

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Lady Trojan Trevona DeSouza watches a Bartlett player grab a rebound during last week's game.

Battle of youth goes to Bartlett

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Bartlett Lady Panthers came into the William Osteen Gymnasium of the Millington Lady Trojans with a mission. The Lady Panthers were determined to leave Flag City Dec. 6 with victory. Bartlett Head Coach Lynn Whitfield knew the Lady Trojans led by Head Coach Bruce Marshall were in a similar situation. […]

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Medical Malpractice

By David Peel Medical Negligence happens every day in our area. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.—right behind heart disease and cancer. However, very little medical negligence actually leads to a medical malpractice suit. To have such a suit, […]

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Calendar of Events December 15, 2016

Month of  December *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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Aspen Dental opens Shops of Millington Farms

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Open wide…the doors to Aspen Dental in Millington and to the Shop of Millington Farms. The grand opening of Aspen Dental Millington last Thursday marked the business’ arrival to the Memphis area. Aspen Dental will open in Cordova this week. Meanwhile Aspen Dental in Millington has been joined by Buffalo Wild […]

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Head Coach Robin Jacobs had one more chance to coach his Brighton Cardinal stanouts of Andre Golden, Blake Armour and Brayden Helton.

Blue turns into Gold

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Over the 15 years of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game, several Division I players have been produced. Many of the participants have gone on to play college football on different level. And even players like Dontari Poe (Wooddale) and Alan Cross (Millington) are currently in the […]

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