Archive | March, 2018


Youth and Adults Still Needed for Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Government and other municipalities spend thousands of dollars each month to address roadside litter. In response to that, the County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team will again be working in some of the hardest hit communities this summer. “I am hiring 100 youth to work this summer in key areas of […]

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Demetrius Frisson signing

SPORTS ALERT: Frisson inks letter of intent to Missouri Valley, eighth Cardinal Football signing

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The brotherhood of the 2018 Brighton Football Seniors had another celebration this afternoon on the campus of Brighton High School. Almost all 27 players made their way to the BHS Library to recognize friend, teammate and defensive back Demetrius Frisson for his signing to Missouri Valley College. Frisson will join current […]

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TJ Scott signing

SPORTS ALERT: Munford’s TJ Scott heading to Millikin Football

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The signing of Munford’s TJ Scott to Millikin University today officially made the Class of 2018 the most decorated group for Cougar Football in recent years. On National Signing Day, Scott enjoyed watching teammates Chaz Hayes (Cumberland), Kylan Washington (Cumberland), Marcus Webb (Cumberland), Will Hankins (South Alabama) and Cole Edrington (Quachita […]

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Us is Smart…….I Think

By Otis Griffin Ain’t it surprising how time kind of slip-slides away?  No one seems to have time to enjoy life anymore as everyone seems to be in all fired hurry.  For what?  Please tell me as I must be missing a sackful.  My country folks understand, that ain’t real good grammar, but it is […]

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The Scholarship Foundation of Navy Wives Clubs of America

Star Staff Reports The Scholarship Foundation of NWCA is a nonprofit organization that offers 30 scholarships each in the amount of $1,000 to $1,500 Each grant is given with the knowledge that no repayment is expected. To be eligible, an applicant must be a dependent son/daughter (natural born, legally adopted or stepchild) of an active […]

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Ronnie Gorton

Former Atoka pastor facing 47 charges

Star Staff Reports Former Awakening Church in Atoka pastor Ronnie Gorton was arranged on a total of 47 charges last week by a judge. Gorton is accused of sexually abusing kids, one younger then 13-years-old. His charges include rape, 16 counts of statutory rape and 22 counts of sexual battery. His trail date is set […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety March 15, 2018

Arrests Feb. 28- 24-year-old Millington female charged with failure to appear; 28-year-old Memphis male charged with theft of property $500 or more; 24-year-old Memphis female charged with theft of property $500 or more; March 1- 25-year-old Millington female charged with assault; 34-year-old Memphis male charged with arrest for violation protection order; March 3- 22-year-old Memphis […]

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36th Annual Memphis in May Triathlon Sports Festival coming to Millington

Star Staff Reports The Fourth longest running triathlon event in the United States –36th Annual Memphis in May Olympic Triathlon and the Memphis in May Sprint Triathlon is  expected to draw 3,000 local, regional, and national  triathletes and fitness enthusiasts. We are excited to be back again at Edmund Orgill Park in Millington May 20-22, […]

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Magan Lippin Dyersburg logo

Beast Mode: Millington’s enforcer takes her spot with Dyersburg Soccer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. With flowing blond hair, a glowing smile and glasses on her baby doll face, Magan Lippin could blend in the crowd at Millington Central High School on any typical school day. But when she put on her NO. 3 Millington Lady Trojan jersey, the defensive force Head Coach William Carter depended […]

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Chelsea Ferrell Dyersburg logo

Doing it her way: Millington’s Ferrell lands spot with Dyersburg Soccer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Chelsea Ferrell entered the 2017 TSSAA Soccer season achieving her longterm goal of becoming a captain for the Millington Lady Trojans. She joined her fellow senior Magan Lippin in that leadership role for Head Coach William Carter’s Lady Trojans. Ferrell would later share another honor with Lippin on Feb. 22 when […]

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