Archive | January, 2018

MHS top 10

EDUCATION NEWS: Munford announces Top 10 for Class of 2018

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford High School has announced the Top 10 for the Class of 2018. This year Valedictorian is Matthew Byrd with a 4.0 grade point average and 35 on the ACT. The Salutatorian will be Charleigh Callahan also with a 4.0 GPA scoring a 32 on the ACT. The class’ Historian will […]

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BREAKING NEWS: MCHS instructor Marshonn Calvin nominated for Life Changer Award

Star Staff Reports Marshonn Calvin has been nominated for the 2017-2018 National Life Group “Life Changer of The Year” Award by one of his favorite former broadcasting students Jessica Tackett for his years of dedicated service in education at Millington Central High School. The Life Changer of The Year program recognizes and awards K -12 […]

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Munford Duo Steve Kendrick and Nick Johnson

SPORTS ALERT: Munford duo of Kendrick & Johnson heading to Southwest

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This afternoon the Munford Cougar Baseball program celebrated the signings of seniors Steve Kendrick and Nick Johnson to Southwest Tennessee Baseball. Kendrick and Johnson were joined by family, friends, teammates and school officials for the ceremony in the Munford High School Library. Kendrick signed his letter of intent alongside his parents […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety January 25, 2018

Arrests Jan. 10- 26-year-old Memphis male charged with aggravated burglary; 36-year-old Munford female charged with escape; Jan. 11- 56-year-old Millington male charged with assault; 22-year-old Cordova male charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search and simple possession or casual exchange; 37-year-old Millington female charged with failure to appear; 36-year-old […]

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Pinball Top Four 1-25

Marketplace to be: Historic pinball championships held in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. History was made on the grounds of the MidSouth Marketplace and Auction Group Saturday afternoon. The building located at 8323 Highway 51 North was home to the 2018 IFPA Tennessee State Championship. It was the first time for the Volunteer State in the three-year history for the IFPA’s National Championship. The […]

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Obituaries January 25, 2018

ANDREW D. ‘DREW’ BANKS Andrew D. “Drew” Banks, 21, of Millington, passed away January 19, 2018. He was a student at the University of Memphis and a graduate of Dyersburg State and  Millington Central High School, who loved to play basketball. He is survived by his parents, Fredrick and Patricia Banks of Arlington; sister, Tatiana […]

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Super Chevy performers

Country Music Superstar Eddie Montgomery to Perform at Super Chevy Show

Teen Phenoms Under The Radar Added to the List Star Staff Reports Multi-platinum artist Eddie Montgomery has been announced as the featured performer at the 32nd annual Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway. The concert is set for 7 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at the Millington, facility as part of the three-day Super Chevy […]

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Lady Rebels Brittany Hall-Megan Sanfratello

The Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Basketball Rankings Week 3

The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout 2018 district basketball play see how the poll shakes out. JW10 will rank the Top 5 boys’ varsity teams and Top 5 girls’ varsity teams until Regionals in February. Power 10 Rankings as […]

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2018 Delta Club Officers 1-25

Delta Amateur Radio Club Officers

New officers of the Delta Amateur Radio Club for 2018 are (from left): Steve Frazier, KK4VPT, president; Bob Vawter, KW4RJ, director of publications; Steve Evans, KM4VYA, secretary; Scott Adams, KM4PMU, director of meetings & special events; Linda Laseter, KJ4CTX, treasurer; Kevin Zent, K4KLZ, director of programs; Bob Van Keuren, KM4SEB, vice president; and Joe Lowenthal, […]

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Over Correction: West bound (towards left in diagram) vehicle, runs off road on North side, over corrects back to its left, then back to its right, then slides into a spin, until leaving the North side of the road, striking a tree, killing two teens.

Teach Your Teens How to Run Off the Road

By David Peel That sounds like strange safety advice from an accident attorney and parent of teens. But it is critical.  Teens have great reflexes, lightning-quick reaction times, and better hand-eye coordination than any of us old folks, yet they are much worse drivers. Why?  Instincts rule. Teens have not yet learned when NOT to […]

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