Archive | December 22, 2016

Trojan Cameron Tubbs drives to the rim against Rebel Carter Weakley.

Buzzer-Beater: Tubb’s clutch shots ends TRA’s upset bid

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels were primed to end their winless drought in the Millington/TRA series Dec. 13. The history of the crosstown hoops rivalry has been one sided with the Millington Trojans winning games in grand fashion. The single-game Millington scoring record of 47 points was set against the Rebels. Last […]

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Taylor Made: MCHS Assistant Principal introduces new mentorship program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Several Millington Central High School students were able to enjoy a relax atmosphere among their peers. With programs, speeches and entertainment set up by MCHS Assistant Principal Andrew Taylor, more than 60 students participated in the first mentorship program on campus. “Today we are implementing our mentor program with our young […]

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Code Changes Approved: Ordinance amends sign requirements for Office, Commercial, Industrial districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that amends the sign requirements for Office, Commercial and Industrial zoning districts. Board members took the action during their Dec. 12 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Mike […]

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Lady Rebels earn firs win over cross-town rivals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The two high schools that reside in Millington city limits faced off in the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Gymnasium Dec. 13. The visiting Millington Lady Trojans have never dropped a contest to crosstown rivals the TRA Lady Rebels. But the youthful Lady Rebels and their first-year Head Coach Cameron Pridemore didn’t know the […]

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Munford Lady Cougar Shania Johnson grabs a rebound Friday night in front of Millington Lady Trojan Trevona DeSouza.

Lady Cougars seize control in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Rivalries can bring the best out of teams, players and coaches. Friday night the Munford Lady Cougars arrived to the William Osteen Gymnasium with a 7-2 record and roster featuring Gabby Crawford, Johnna Jones and Shania “Maine Girl” Johnson. The host Millington Lady Trojans have been struggling this season incorporating a […]

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Trojans pull away from Cougars with defense

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The talk around the Millington Central High School campus last week was Cameron Tubbs’ buzzer beater against the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels. The Millington Trojans hoped the shot would be a boost coming into Friday night’s game against another area rival the Munford Cougars. It appeared Tubbs’ clutch play boost of energy […]

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Her Own Path: Jones establishes her own legacy toward CBU

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford has seen its share of sporting legends. Names like Aaron Fultz, Cody Overbeck, Keith Hardaway, Jasmine Brown, Cali Overbeck, Buck Wakefield and Sami Jo Shultz are just a few who brought team and individual success to Tipton County. But the most iconic student/athlete to sport a Munford uniform was Johnie […]

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Christmas Spirit

Throughout the month of December, Millington Dollar Tree employee Neco has spread Christmas cheer with his hat, glowing nose and spirit. On one day, longtime Millington resident and Millington Central High School graduate Mary Whitehead joined Neco in a display of holiday joy. Whitehead wears Christmas sweaters throughout the season and is known in her […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings celebrates opening week

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was almost time to open the doors with dozens of people standing outside holding one of 100 special Buffalo Wild Wings paper food trays. Millington was on the brink of unleashing the beer and wings at newest B-Dub location at 8544 Highway 51 North Suite 101. When 10 a.m. struck […]

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2016 Millington Chamber Gala

By Whitney Fisher On Dec. 13, the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Dinner at The Balcony. The sponsors were Clean Line Energy, Saint Francis Medical Partners, Hampton Inn & Suites, University of Memphis – Millington, First South Financial Credit Union and Homer Skelton Ford of Millington. The Chamber had a chance to […]

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