Archive | January, 2017

Millington guard Hunter Klutts takes a jumper over a Liberty Tech defender.

Fade to Black & Maroon: Liberty out grinds Millington in district battle

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The district opener for Jewell Gates and his Millington Trojans was another chance to start 1-0 and build a core of toughness. The Liberty Tech Crusaders were primed to give the Trojans a challenge jumping out to a 20-12 first quarter advantage. But Millington took the punch and started to fight […]

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Millington guard Keyanna Jones tries to steal the ball during last week's game against Liberty Tech.

Lady Trojans overwhelmed by Liberty

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Bruce Marshall and his Millington Lady Trojans were going through their normal routine in the William Osteen Gymnasium when a phone call comes through. Marshall received word that his next opponent and district opener, the Liberty Tech Lady Crusaders would be a little late because of issues with their bus. So […]

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Munford guard Shania Johnson drives baseline on Lady Cardinal Lindsey Morrissett Friday night.

Horror Story: Lady Cardinals stalk prey, but Lady Cougars survive

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As he exited the Munford Gymnasium Friday night, Brighton Lady Cardinals Head Coach David Wampler declared, ‘We gave them a scare there.’ Brighton took on the role of Jason Vouchers stalking and irritating the Munford Lady Cougars for 32 minutes. Like the legendary horror icon known for Friday the 13th, the […]

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Night Before Christmas

The Millington Exchange Cub’s Annual The Night Before Christmas Bags were delivered on Dec. 22 and cured to residents at Millington Healthcare. The students at E.A. Harrold Elementary decorated the bags and collected some of the items used in bags. Pictured left are Lindsay Stornes, exchangite, Marilyn Loeffel, club president, Tia Lord, exchangite and Lisa Elam, director […]

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They Said it Had Worked Many Times, but on What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up.  Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

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Power Windows Can Be Deadly

By David Peel You may never of thought about it, but the motor that causes your power windows to raise is much stronger than it needs to be to do the job. Now there’s a logical reason for this. It has to have the torque to raise and lower even in freezing temperatures where there […]

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Slow Start: Cardinals pull away from rival Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals opened the District 13-3A schedule earlier this month with an impressive 70-36 win over Dyer County. Entering their second league game Friday night, Brighton Head Coach Stan Gatlin had an uneasy feeling about the Munford Cougars. It took Gatlin and his Cardinals a moment to adjust to the […]

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Calendar of Events January 19, 2017

Month of January *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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Snow Machine

Not all results from the snow of Jan. 6 was negative. On Jan. 8, a Rosemark family gathered up the remaining snow and ice creating a “Snow Machine.” Helping to transform the snow into a nearly 7-foot creation were Bryan and Terrie Snavely along with daughter Jennifer Hadley and grandsons Anthony and Gavin.

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Lucy Baptist Church Pastor David Lawrence gives the prayer at the first Mllington Senior Citizens Group of 2017.

Lucy’s Lawrence opens New Year with Millington Seniors

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The first meeting of the Millington Senior Citizens Group featured spirit, laughs, food, fellowship and a swearing in. This year’s officers are President Edna Binger, Vice President Eugene Leech, Secretary Marion Nadrchal, Treasurer Annie Weathers, Membership Charlene Scott and Sgt. of Arms Jerry Monroe (not pictured). After the new officers were […]

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