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Two seriously wounded in weekend shooting

Star Staff Reports Two men were transported to Regional One in Memphis after being shot. Around 9:45 Saturday night, the shooting took place at the Commodore Village Apartments, which is located at 4486 Babe Howard Blvd. Millington Police confirmed two men were shot and transported to the hospital in critical condition. According to Millington Public […]

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Obituary November 16, 2017

RONALD WILLIAM ACKERMAN Ronald William Ackerman, 77, of Memphis,  passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017. Mr. Ackerman was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Ann Ackerman; and his parents, Marvin and Elizabeth Ackerman. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Ann Leavesley(Duane); daughter, Katharine B. Federman(Peter); daughter, Laura Ann Shelton; daughter, Rebecca Elizabeth Hanzel; […]

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Military News: Silvis graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Jesse R. Silvis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

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Millington Middle Coach LaTesa

LaTesa’s Launch: Lady Trojan Basketball legend returns home, takes over MMS Lady Stallions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One of the best Millington Lady Trojan Basketball players ever wants some company on that list. Millington Basketball Great LaTesa McLaughlin recently made her coaching debut a couple of weeks ago on the sideline of the Millington Middle School Lady Stallions. Last Thursday night McLaughlin recorded her first coaching victory 39-6 […]

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Gabby Crawford Alabama

Gift of Gab: Crawford signs Alabama letter of intent among fanfare

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Naysayers have pushed Gabby Crawford throughout her basketball career. From her days as a Brighton Middle Lady Cardinal to a Munford High Lady Cougar, a few negative comments and doubters left an impression on Crawford. But the Munford standout was able to balance the haters with a great support system to […]

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Calendar of Events November 16, 2017

Attention Millington Central High School students, mark your calendar. This information is courtesy of Senior/Professional School Counselor Georgette Farmer. For more information, contact her at 873-5456 or fax 873-8142. Nov. 20- Ole Miss Campus Visit (MCHS) Nov. 30- Southwest Campus visit (MCHS) Nov. 16 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting […]

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Previews Gabby Crawford

2017-18 Basketball Previews: Lady Cougars look to build chemistry and experience

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two of Steve Poindexter’s Munford Lady Cougar teams have reached the Sub-State round. The first was a group featuring Lauren Zvolanek, Alex Turner, Shaliyah Wiggins and Robneisha “Bird” Lee in 2013. Last season the senior trio of De’Asha Banks, Johnna Jones and Shania Johnson joined forces with then junior standout Gabby […]

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Coach David Wampler football

2017-18 Basketball Previews: Wampler’s recovery includes double duty Novembers

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This November David Wampler has been pulling double duty and logging in extra hours on the campus of Brighton High School. After his daily responsibilities were done in the school, he headed over to the gridiron practice field to prepare his Cardinal defense for a postseason game. With hardly time to […]

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Munford Basketball Preview

2017-18 Basketball Previews: Cougars and Ross take on first upperclassmen season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As Ryan Ross enters his “junior” year at Munford High School, he will count on a foundation of 11th graders to be the bridge for his program taking the next step. Three years ago Ross arrived to Tipton County and looked to established his vision of sending players to the next […]

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Brighton's senior trio of Zach Lewis, Taelyr Gatlin and Aaron Alston logged several minutes last year in helping the Cardinals reach Sectionals.

2017-18 Basketball Previews: Cardinals look to take next step — State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals have improved their finish each season under Stan Gatlin. Since his arrival in 2014-15, Brighton has won the District 13-3A title, hosted the Regional First Round game and last season reached the Sub-State contest losing to the eventual Class 3A State champions East Mustangs. If the trend continues, […]

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