Archive | December, 2017

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NEWS UPDATE: Taxi driver shot in Rosemark, shooter in custody

Star Staff Reports A suspect is in custody after a taxi driver was shot in the Rosemark community. The incident happened overnight Tuesday morning near the intersection of Armour Road and Mudville Road. The man was found in the middle of the road by a passerby. Earle Farrell, Shelby County sheriff’s spokesman, said the victim […]

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Lady Cougars use defense to shut down Ridgeway in Osteen title game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In one corner, standing 6-foot, 3-inches tall, Georgia Tech signee Elizabeth Dixon. And across the way in the other corner, the 6-foot, 2-inch Alabama signee Gabby Crawford. The girls’ championship game of the 2017 William L. Osteen Tournament on the campus of Millington Central High School features two premiere players on […]

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Trojans dominate Soulsville to earn third at William Osteen Tournament

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The co-host of the 2017 William Osteen Tournament, Millington Trojans had a chance to go out in style and advance to another degree. After dropping a semifinal contest the previous night to the MAHS Lions, Millington had a chance to earn third-place in the weeklong event taking on the Soulsville Tornadoes. […]

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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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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 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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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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