Archive | December 21, 2017

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Will Get Done: Cardinal Dunlap’s versatility lands him at Vol State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton’s Will Dunlap tends to go wherever he is needed. On Dec. 1, he was needed in the Brighton Gymnasium alongside childhood friend and Brighton Cardinal Baseball teammate Brett Wilkins. The duo were present in front, friends, family, coaches, teammates and Brighton administration for their signing to Volunteer State to join […]

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Ugly Christmas Sweather Baby

Cute Kid, Ugly Sweater

On National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, Millington resident Grayson Warner was sporting his holiday design Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium. The 9-month-old was hanging out with his grandmother Rhonda Warner watching the Millington Lady Trojans take on the rival Munford Lady Cougars. Look inside for details on the game. Meanwhile both teams are in […]

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Team Lauren runs through Memphis

On Dec. 2, the 2017 St. Jude Marathon was held throughout Memphis with Tipton-Rosemark Academy in full representation on behalf of the late Lauren Moody. Moody passed away from cancer two years ago and would have been a senior at TRA this year. The school has taken up the fight against childhood cancer wearing purple […]

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Board awards bid for sanitation carts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously awarded a bid for the purchase of “roll-out” carts for the city’s residential sanitation service. Board members took the action during their Dec. 11 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Al Bell. The city […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety December 21, 2017

Arrests Dec. 6- 41-year-old Proctor, Ark., male charged with driving while license cancelled, suspended, or revoked – Out of State Driver’s License, reckless driving, driving under the influence (twice) and simple possession or casual exchange; 40-year-old Memphis female charged with failure to appear; Dec. 7- 20-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear; 24-year-old Drummonds […]

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Shelby County Public Works to Recycle Holiday Greenery

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Government will again operate a recycling center for discarded holiday trees and greenery at the Agricenter. Through Jan. 9, 2018, Christmas trees and other greenery, free of lights and decorations can be dropped off in a designated area near Showplace Area at 105 South Germantown Road. “This is the 19th […]

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Dyson Samford Return

Dy-cy Situation

Covington’s Demetrius Denzel-Dyson led Samford with 17 points Tuesday night in a 65-64 road loss to the University of Memphis. The senior forward played a team high 33 minutes and scored a handful of late free throws and a jumper that nearly helped the Bulldogs pick up their third win of the season. Denzel-Dyson hit […]

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Munford guard Javier Wherry tries to regain control of the ball as Millington's Rodney McGhee goes for the steal Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium.

Stealing Second: Millington’s second quarter seizing momentum in Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It’s December and two words just need to be said — Munford/Millington. The basketball rivalry means throw out the records and lace up the sneakers for an intense 32 minutes of action. The latest showcase between the Millington Trojans and Munford Cougars took place on the hardwood of the Munford Gymnasium […]

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Munford forward Dejanae Potter avoids contact from Millington's Sky Clark heading to the basket during first half action Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium.

Lady Cougars back on track after Millington win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Playing quality opponents like Covington and Dyersburg will help a team learn about itself quickly. In mid December, Steve Poindexter’s Munford Lady Cougars endured a tough weekend dropping a pair of games to the Lady Chargers and Lady Trojans respectively. Before another area rival, the Millington Lady Trojans arrived to town […]

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Under Fire: Lady Dragons light up court in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Arriving to Millington with a 3-3 record, Collierville Lady Dragons Head Coach Anthony Hall was looking for a spark for his team’s confidence. The Lady Dragons were able to take a step in the right direction toward overall team chemistry using pressure defense on the host Millington Lady Trojans. Collierville left […]

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