Archive | April, 2017

Kelan Ivy signing

Munford’s Ivy heading to Bryan College Hoops

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Kelan Ivy lived out his dream and fulfilled a promise this afternoon in the Munford High School principal’s office. Dr. Courtney Fee was glad and proud to transform her office into the official signing place for her senior basketball standout. Fee was joined by other administrators in celebrating Ivy’s signing to […]

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Brianna Reames

Munford’s Reames heading to Governor’s School

Munford High School junior Brianna Reames has been selected to participate in the 2017 Tennessee Governor’s School for Agricultural Sciences (TGSAS) this summer at the University of Tennessee – Martin. TGSAS is a four week college experience for rising high school juniors and seniors. Scholars are exposed to various aspects of agriculture and natural resources […]

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Millington Choir with Seniors

Big Apple Sendoff

The Millington Central High School Choral just returned from New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Several civic organizations, businesses and private donors contributed to the students making the trip to the legendary venue to perform. Before heading off to New York, the choir performed for the Millington Senior Club at the Baker Community Center as a […]

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Baseball O'Doyle to tag

Trojans ready to stride into May

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last Thursday the Millington Trojans played a doubleheader at Miles Park against the White Station Spartans and Germantown Red Devils. Head Coach Zane Adams’ Trojans outscored both opponents 16-8 in those two contests. But 15 runs came in one game against the Spartans. In the nightcap, Millington entered the seventh inning […]

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TRA Head Coach Brad Smith watches his catcher Alex Langford slide into third base safely during the tag of the St. George's third baseman during last Monday's contest at TRA Field.

League Lessons

Last week the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels took on traditional Division II-A power St. George’s Gryphons. The Rebels suffered two defeats courtesy of St. George’s. Despite grabbing an early lead against the Gryphons at Rebel Field, St. George’s was able to prevail 8-5. In the rematch the next night at St. George’s, the Gryphons were victorious […]

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Millington Stallion Invite

Stallion Invitation 2017

On April 10 the Inaugural Stallion Invitational was held on the campus of Millington Central High School. Several schools from across West Tennessee competed in track and field events with Munford Middle capturing first prize. Host Millington finished second and Brighton Middle earned the bronze as a team. Other teams in attendance were schools like […]

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Otis Griffin pose

If It Don’t Kill ya’ Maybe…

By Otis Griffin Can you remember when there was a time country Doctors made house calls?  How many folks can garner up a tale or two about being on their ‘so-called’ death bed and the brilliant physicians came flying to the rescue.  Take a slow trip down memory lane and visualize the black, faded leather […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety April 27, 2017

City Court Reports April 11, 2017 Fines James S Brown – 145 Giltedge Road, Munford, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost Mario M Means – 4039 Tessland, Millington, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost, unlawful sound amplification, $50 fine plus cost, Brandon V Randle – 2471 Redvers Avenue, Memphis, […]

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Lady Trojans TZ House homer

Lady Trojans end week on high note

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The members of the Liberty Tech Magnet Lady Crusaders arrived just in time to exercise some revenge. On April 18 the game scheduled for 6:30 p.m. was moved to 5 p.m. because of weather concerns. Liberty arrived to Miles Park in Millington right at 5. The Lady Crusaders and host Millington […]

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Lady Rebel Katie Diggs rounds second base after a hit against Harding Academy last week.

Hit Squad: Lady Rebels’ hot bats continue against Harding

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels faithful have grown to the new-look batting order. But the opposition taking on TRA have to get used to the sight of Shelby Clifton leading off games. The scouting report coming into the season was Clifton was a cleanup hitting catcher with power to all parts […]

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