Archive | December, 2016

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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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Millington Christmas Tournament kicks off Tuesday morning

The 2016 Millington Christmas Tournament featuring several area teams will take place for three days in the William Osteen Gymnasium. Below is the entire schedule and the brackets. TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Game 1 – East vs. St. Agnes – 9:00am (G) Game 2 – Soulsville vs. Munford – 10:30am (B) Game 3 […]

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WEATHER ALERT: Prepare for Wintry Mix this Weekend

Star Staff Reports “Shelby County citizens are encouraged to stay weather ready,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP). The National Weather Service (NWS) predicts a wide range of temperatures and precipitations this weekend.” Friday: 50 percent chance of showers, breezy, 52 to 60 degrees Saturday: 40 to 70 percent chance of […]

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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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