Archive | August, 2017

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2017 Gridiron Glory: Justin’s Time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 season has special meaning to every senior suiting up for football across the nation. While each 12th grader has his reasoning, in Millington, Tenn., Trojan running back Justin Coleman stops at least once during every practice to reflect on his journey to his senior season. “This had been a […]

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Carter Weakley

2017 Gridiron Glory: Instant Returns – Weakley looks to improve on breakout 2016 campaign

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In early August 2016, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels arrived to Media Day with new Head Coach Colin Pinner and few underclassmen looking to contribute over the next few years. Names like Zach McCranie, Mac Fullen and Donald Crowe were ready to prove themselves. While those players eventually emerged a vital parts […]

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Cameron John

2017 Gridiron Glory: Alston and John look to measure up in Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Scouting reports on the 2017 Brighton Cardinals will feature a portion referring to a physical stud with freakish athletic ability and large presence on the field. The question is, which Cardinal senior, Aaron Alston or Cameron John. Alston is listed at 6’4, 200 pounds lining up at receiver and defensive back. […]

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2017 Gridiron Glory: Doing it the Hayes Way

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Once you emerge into the top running back Munford High School, you will see your share of carries. Last season as a junior, Chaz Hayes ran the ball more than 200 times for more than 1,000 yards. That’s not surprising with former Cougars like Buck Wakefield, Wilson Lowry and David Simon […]

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Public Notice

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONSULTING ENGINEER SERVICES   Requests for Qualifications will be received at Millington City Hall, 7930 Nelson Rd, Millington, TN 38053 for consulting engineer services for:   RFQ #2018-1 – CONSULTING ENGINEER SERVICES FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OVERSIGHT FOR SAND FILTER REPLACEMENT AND GENERATOR REPLACEMENT FOR WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT   All […]

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David Peel

Our Brave New World

By David Peel We now live in a world where a teenage girl encouraged with many text messages a teenage boy to kill himself and is now going to jail. We now live in a world where an electric self-driving car is going to transport your family, but be more complicated and have more lines […]

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SOUTHERN RAISIN’ That is a Sure Fire Way to Find Out

By Otis Griffin I can’t say it was a lot fun or enjoyment.  However we had to do it if we wanted to eat and survive.  Our parents showed us and their parents showed them and our ancestors back as far as Eve and Adam.  In the wonderful South folks have always taken a lot […]

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Solar Eclipse Mainshot 8-24

So-so Solar Event

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The date Aug. 21, 2017 will be remembered by most in the United States as the day of the solar eclipse. Across the Mid-South, thousands stopped work, driving, school or whatever they were doing to view the astronomical event.  On Monday, all of North America was treated to an eclipse of […]

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Getting Medieval: Ren-Faire enters second weekend in Millington

By Vicki Clark The Mid-South Renaissance Faire opened up last weekend with many coming to the USA Stadium Complex in Millington. Sunday at the third annual festival Cordova residents and brothers Koah Falls and Kannon Silliman made the trip to Flag City in full gear. Falls even enjoyed a large smoked turkey leg after hours […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety August 24, 2017

Arrests Aug. 7- 59-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear x 2; Aug. 8- 29-year-old Munford male charged with theft of property $500 or less; Aug. 9- 26-year-old Ripley female charged with failure to appear; 48-year-old Millington male charged with domestic assault; simple possession or casual exchange; possession without prescription unlawful; Aug. 10-  19-year-old […]

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