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Final regular-season basketball rankings of Power 10

The Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Basketball Rankings 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 […]

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Halliburton appointed to fill vacancy on School Board after Mackin’s resignation

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen appointed Barbara Halliburton this week to fill the vacancy created on the School Board by Ronnie Mackin’s resignation. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen. The […]

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CERT Preparation Training coming in March

Star Staff Reports The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Preparation Training is scheduled for March 3 and 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on those days. The CERT training will take place at the Millington Training Center. CERT is a training program that prepares you to help yourself, your family and your neighbors in […]

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Plantation Oaks Suites & Inn Extends Partnership with Memphis International Raceway

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway is pleased to announce a partnership extension with Plantation Oaks Suites & Inn. The Plantation Oaks Suites & Inn property has changed ownership and the new partners will continue a longstanding relationship. The property is undergoing some modifications and with its close proximity to the racetrack makes it a great […]

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Lady Cougars make adjustments to avenge Brighton defeat

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sporting buzz still around Tipton County Feb. 5 was the Brighton Lady Cardinals’ 45-43 overtime upset of rival the Munford Lady Cougars. The rematch from the Brighton Jan. 30 victory was just six days later in the Munford Gymnasium. It was there the Lady Cougars broke down their breakdown in […]

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Where will the Cards fall? Brighton survives rivalry game at Munford, next up tournament time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As the lights were turning off in the Munford Gymnasium, the victorious Brighton Cardinals were still in their visitors’ locker room. Their 41-28 win over the rival Munford Cougars locked up the No. 1 seed for the Cardinals. While the delay in the locker room should have been for celebration, Brighton […]

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Tournament Ready: Huge scoring night from Klutts sparks Trojans to Senior Night win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Before stepping into the District 15-2A Tournament, the Millington Trojans needed a piece of validation. For weeks and the entire league schedule, Jewell Gates’ Trojans have come up on the short end of each decision against the likes of Haywood, Fayette-Ware, Covington, Ripley and Friday night’s opponent Bolivar Central. In several […]

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Bolivar out-fires Lady Trojans in district finale

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Bolivar Central Lady Tigers were the final regular-season district opponent for the Millington Lady Trojans Friday night. And despite better offensive output, the Lady Trojans couldn’t match Bolivar’s scoring in a 59-33 decision. Millington’s first basket of the night came courtesy of Kiara Kemp hitting a triple. Bolivar was ahead […]

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Cougar Towns: Five Munford Football player sign to schools across Southeast

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford’s 2018 National Signing Day had impact outside of Tennessee reaching Alabama and Arkansas. While a trio of Cougars will remain in the Volunteer State heading to Cumberland University located in Lebanon, Munford seniors Will Hankins and Cole Edrington inked letters of intent to play football at University of South Alabama […]

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Birds of Feather: Quartet of Cardinals ready to become Redhawks

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 football season was the most decorated campaign in Brighton Cardinal history. The cherry on top came on National Signing Day 2018 with Head Coach Robin Jacobs welcoming friends, family, players, staff, faculty and administrators to the commitment of a quartet of Cardinals to Southeast Missouri State University. Brighton seniors […]

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