Archive | February 16, 2017

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Lady Cougars vs. Lady Choctaws Monday night for district title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The District 13-3A Girls Basketball Tournament kicked off tonight in Munford with the host Munford Lady Cougars and No. 2 seeded Dyer County Lady Choctaws advancing to the title game to be played Monday night at 7:30. The No. 1 seeded Munford took the Hardin County Lady Tigers’ best shot winning […]

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Trojan forward Bobby Macklin shoots a jumper in the lane last week against Ripley.

Victory slips away from Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The regular season home finale, also known as Senior Night, gave the Millington Trojans a chance to prove their growth throughout the 2016-17 season under first year Head Coach Jewell Gates. One of the best teams in the district, the Ripley Tigers rolled into town to take the court of the […]

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Millington players Kaitlyn MIckey and Trevona DeSouza try to double team a Ripley post player during last week's contest.

Ripley spoils Lady Trojans’ Senior Night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The night was supposed to belong to the trio of Millington Lady Trojan seniors Trevona DeSouza, Traci Clark and Marquisha Sanders. But half the 12th graders only had half the evening to cheer. Feb. 7 was Senior Night for Millington in the William Osteen Gymnasium with the Ripley Lady Tigers in […]

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Public Safety February 16, 2017

City Court Reports February 7, 2017 Fines Jillian D Ashmead – 4872 The Holly Lane, Millington, no driver’s license Courtney D Bennett – 3807 Rainford Drive, Memphis, failure to maintain control/safe location, $50 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost, […]

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Ordinance would repeal existing ones establishing Parks/Recreation user fees

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading this week that would repeal existing ones establishing parks and recreation user fees. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Larry […]

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Three Wise Women: MCHS celebrations trio during National School Counselor Week

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Star Commentary There seems to be a day, a week or a month for everything things under the sun. I’m writing this column on National Pizza Day (Feb. 9). Also the ninth celebrated National Bagel Day and National Toothache Day . I know what you’re thinking… why would we want to […]

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Munford Lady Cougar Johnna Jones dribbles around the pick set by her teammate DeAsha Banks Friday night against Dyer County in Munford. Both Jones and Banks scored in double figures in the win over the Lady Choctaws.

Back on Top: Lady Cougars dominate Dyer County to seize control of league

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Lady Cougars made it clear Friday night they wanted first place in District 13-3A. Steve Poindexter’s group led 53-24 after three quarters of action in the Munford Gymnasium over the Dyer County Lady Choctaws. Those points and the lessons from the defeat to Dyer County came in handy in […]

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The Munford Cougars' defense held Dyer County to 61 points Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium. But the Choctaw defense was better hoding Munford to 50 on the evening.

Choctaws pull away from Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Pride and position in the upcoming District 13-3A Basketball Tournament were on the line Friday night in Munford. The Dyer County Choctaws made the trip to Tipton County to take on Ryan Ross’ Cougars in the Munford Gymnasium, the site of the 2017 Tournament. The Choctaws were able to grab an […]

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Calendar of Events February 16, 2017

Month of February *Millington Arts and Rec Department presents Baseball, Softball and T-Ball registrations for ages 4 –14. Each child will receive a jersey, socks and a hat or visor. Each player will be responsible for buying their own pants. White pants for boys and black for girls. To stay up to date on all […]

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