Archive | February, 2018

Lady Rebels team shot

SPORTS ALERT: Harding Academy outlasts Lady Rebels in third-place Regional game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels have been on a roller coaster of emotions since the beginning of the 2018 Girls West Regional Tournament. The Lady Rebels earned a bye entering the tournament finishing second during the regular season. TRA survived a scare in the quarterfinals beating Memphis Catholic 41-40. […]

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TRA Tysen Banks

SPORTS ALERT: Rebels upset USJ to earn a spot in tomorrow’s title game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — Those closest to the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Basketball would acknowledged the team underachieved during the regular season. The Rebels finished 8-6 in the West Region District I behind FACS, ECS, USJ and Sacred Heart. So entering the 2018 Division II-A West Region Tournament this week, TRA had to start on […]

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Savannah Dickerson Signing

SPORTS ALERT: Newcomer Dyersburg Soccer lands trio out of Tipton County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Dyersburg Lady Eagle Soccer is on a mission. The man in charge of the new program Robert Luttrell is recruiting the area he knows well to develop the first roster for Dyersburg. In 2017, Coach Luttrell guided the Covington Lady Chargers to the Class 2A State Tournament, the first team from […]

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Trojan Wrestling pregame

Quartet of Trojans heading to State Wrestling Tournament

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Wrestling program is sending four athletes to the State Tournament. Qualifying this past Saturday at Fairview High School during the Region 4-A/AA Wrestling Tournament were Millington’s Jayden Tincher (106), Alexander Abraham (113), Seth Saigeon (138) and Paul Stafford (170). “Very pleasantly surprised by the guys’ performance,” Millington Head […]

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Star Coverage Briefs February 15, 2018

MPD arrest man for Walmart gun theft Star Staff Reports A man was arrested at the Millington Walmart located at 8445 Highway 51 North Sunday morning. The Millington Police Department took Larry L. Hobock, 29, into custory for allegedly attempting to steal loaded guns from Walmart. The MPD was called about a disturbance at the […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety February 15, 2018

Arrests Jan. 31- 34-year-old Memphis male charged with domestic assault, possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession or casual exchange; Feb. 1- 52-year-old Millington male charged with theft of property $500 or more, possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell, unlawful drug paraphernalia uses and activities, driving while license suspended/cancalled/revoked and violation of […]

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Crisis Center Sigee-Warner

Bridging the Gap: New era for Millington Crisis Center

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As a constant downpour greeted Millington Saturday morning, the rain didn’t stop the steady flow of traffic to see the new-look Millington Crisis Center. The 31-year-old organization has served the needy and disenfranchise of Flag City under the leadership of Lois Wilber for almost 30 years. In January Wilber announced her […]

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MCHS counselors 2018

Terrific Trio

Last week Millington Central High School recognized its trio of counselors Ashleigh Currie, Georgette Farmer and Ann Allen in several forms ranging from lunch to shirts during National School Counseling Week Feb. 5-9. Posing with the counselors are Assistant Principal Nichole Jones-Wallace and counselor office administrator Andria Marshall.

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MPD Medicine Dropoff

Millington Police Install Medication Disposal Bin

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Police Department has partner with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to provide  a safe and convenient way to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications. The drop off bin was installed at the MPD late last month. Since the beginning of February, residents could dispose of […]

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MIL News Wood graduates 2-15

Woods graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Aaron M. Woods 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 […]

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