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Public Safety August 31, 2017

Arrest August 14, 2017 Aug. 14 – 33-year-old Memphis male charged with robbery; 34-year-old Ripley male charged with worthless checks; Aug. 15- 18-year-old Munford female charged with assault; 19-year-old Atoka male charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell, possession of drug paraphernalia; Aug. 16- 61-year-old Millington male charged with accidents involving […]

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Mixed Bowl

The Horton family was separated for a few hours last Friday night. But before the kickoff of the 2017 M&M Bowl between the Munford Cougars and the Millington Trojans at Mooney Bosewell Field in Millington, Millington Central High School teacher/coach Jay Horton broke bread with his daughters. Audrey, fifth grader, joined forces with her older […]

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Perfect Solar View

On Sunday, Aug. 20 Walter Hale Sr. and Water Hale, Jr set up their camera to get pictures of the upcoming solar eclipse. The duo went to B&H Photo on the internet to get the right settings. Walter Jr. took the camera up to Gallatin, and spent the day taking more than 1,100 pictures. Meanwhile […]

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The Flag City Hoopers are top row from left Braden Landes, Devin Knight, Isaiah Caswell, Marico Davis and Kyshaun Peoples; middle row: from left Isaiah Russell, Ryan Garcia, Travis Clark and Will Jackson; and bottom row: from left Assistant Coach Wilbert Clark, Joe Lizzie, Isaiah Wakefield, Braden Lewis, Head Coach Erin Clark. Not pictued was Jalen Dacus
 

Flag City Foundation: New AAU program already experiences championship success

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Clark name has become a part of Millington Lady Trojans Basketball in recent years. Recently Traci and Sky have carried on the legacy started by big sister Erin. Erin played in the early part of this decade guiding Millington to a district championship as a point guard. She earned a […]

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Remember How You Got Yo’ Ed-ju-ca-shun?

By Otis Griffin Does anyone remember when each small community had their own personal school??  Many times the school and a church held the neighborhood together, just like glue. In some of the Southern Country  towns, if the natives had a store, gin or possibly a Post Office, they felt they were chopping in some […]

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David Peel

Bucket Lists

By David Peel I don’t know when I first heard about a bucket list.  But, I’ve always loved the idea that there are a number of things that we all want to do with our lives before we kick the proverbial bucket and die, is universal. But reducing them to writing is rare.  Rarer still, […]

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Calendar of Events August 31, 2017

Month of August *Millington Public Library located 4858 Navy Road is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 872-1585 or visit www.millingtonpubliclibrary.org. Celebrating more than 50 years of library service, the MPL is available for businesses looking for a place […]

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Ordinance would amend city’s Code regarding sale of alcoholic beverages

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would amend the Municipal Code regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages. Board members took the action during their Aug. 14 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Al […]

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TRA Volleyball

Slow Roast: Lady Rebels survive five-set marathon against Turkeys

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS – The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebel Volleyball program has been moving up the past few years. With players reaching the college level, several league wins and last season’s Sub-State appearance, Head Coach Wendy Porter has watched TRA Volleyball become a power in the Shelby-Metro area. So when the Lady Rebels […]

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Millington senior Paige Hall attacks the ball for a spike during last week's game against Fayette-Ware in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

A-Ware-Ness: Lady Trojans overcome lackluster effort against Wildcats

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Fayette-Ware Lady Wildcats were joyful after winning the third set 25-22 in the William Osteen Gymnasium. Being the underdog against one of the district’s best team and sneaking in a set was the reason for the moment of bliss last Monday. While Fayette-Ware was all smiles, Millington Lady Trojans Head […]

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