Archive | January, 2018

Wrestling Trojan Headlock

Millington Wrestling host rivals in new home

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Civic Center Gymnasium is now the home of Millington Trojan Wrestling. Head Coach Bill Richardson and his athletes debuted the venue to the public last Tuesday welcoming the Brighton Cardinals and Munford Cougars. Millington Central 36 Brighton  21 152: Gavin Haynes (BRIG) over Maurice Wooten (MICE) (Dec 8-3) 160: […]

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2018 St. Mark MLK Day pic

Next Gen

Jonathan L. Matthews, 7, takes a moment to read the St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church 11th Annual Dr. MLK Community Celebration program Monday afternoon in his father’s arms. This year’s event was held at the church located at 3220 Wilkinsville Road in Drummonds. In year’s past the dedication to the late Dr. King on MLK […]

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TRA names new Head of School

Star Staff Reports Tipton-Rosemark Academy Meet and Greet with Stephen Steiner, new Head of School, will be held Wednesday Jan. 24 from 5:30 to 7:30. Remarks will be made at 6 p.m. in the TRA Performing Arts Center located at 8696 Rosemark Road in Millington. The Board of Directors of TRA announced Steiner as the […]

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SOUTHERN RAISIN’ They Said it Had Worked Many Times, but on What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up.  Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety January 18, 2018

Arrests Jan. 3- 35-year-old Millington male charged with theft of property $500 or less; 42-year-old Millington female charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell; 23-year-old Millington female charged with failure to appear; 28-year-old Potosi, Mo., male charged with domestic assault; Jan. 4- 37-year-old Memphis male charged with public intoxication; 23-year-old Memphis […]

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2018 MIR Season Schedule Released

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway announced its 2018 season schedule today with more than 100 days of racing events on its drag strip, oval track and road course. The drag strip will host several major events including the 32nd Annual Super Chevy Show, International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit Sportsman Spectacular on Sept. 28-30, […]

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The Book of Eli: Cardinal five-tool senior to write next chapters at ASU

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sweet left-hand swing hits for average and line-drive power. He has patrolled the centerfield of Brighton Baseball Stadium the past three years with a dependable glove and accurate arm. And when Eli Davis is on the base paths, Cardinal Head Coach Mike “Wick” Wickersham can count on his speed to […]

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David Peel

Preventing Slip and Fall Injuries:

By David Peel Slip and fall accidents are common, but almost always preventable. Each year, these accidents cause thousands of serious injuries and result in numerous liability claims. The Hartford, for instance, shared with me that in 2016, slip and falls accounted for 32% of their workers’ compensation claims.  Their slip and fall cases under […]

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Calendar of Events January 18, 2018

Jan. 18 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, January 18 at IHOP Restaurant, 8484 Wilkinsville Road in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. Jan. 19 Millington Arts, Recreation and Parks presents Family Skate Night in the Millington Gym located at 4885 Bill Knight Road. […]

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Basketball Abby West

Becoming Winners for Dummies: Lady Rebels still in the process of learning how to be a champion

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There is no official book on learning how to become a championship team. But many players, coaches and organizers of winning squads and dynasties would reference things like having commitment, talent, a taste of hardships and mix in heavy amounts of learning how to handle success. On Jan. 9 the Tipton-Rosemark […]

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