Archive | March, 2018

2018 MCHS Hall of Famers

Meet the MCHS 2018 Hall of Famers

The Millington Central High School Guidance Department led by senior counselor Georgette Farmer transformed the MCHS Library into a venue fit for superheroes last Thursday. With a theme tailored for Marvel outfits like Spider-Man or Captain America or maybe DC Comic favorites Superman or Batman, the Guidance Department invited parents, family, friends, Millington School Board […]

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The Millington Chick-fil-A Communitywide Easter Eggstravaganza was held to the delight of dozens of area children Saturday at Millington’s First Baptist Church. More than 25,000 eggs were available for the children to gather after the helicopter drop. The two-hour event also featured food, games and more fun. The youth also had a chance to get […]

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Trojan infielder Will Jackson is late with a tag at second base against a Northpoint batter during last week's game at Miles Park.

Millington’s Process: Trojan Baseball sees highs and lows in opening weeks

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sometimes a coach is forced to began the process of preparing for the future. The 2018 Millington Trojans entered the campaign with only one senior Josh Groom. So Millington Head Coach Zane Adams was going to pace his young players throughout the season getting them adjusted to varsity level baseball. But […]

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Brighton Cardinal catcher Dalton Rushing steps on home plate Friday night as Munford catcher Stephen Kendrick looks for the relay throw on the Brighton Baseball Field.

Round By Round: Cardinals swing big blows for weekend sweep of Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Boxing history is filled with legendary rematches and epic trilogies. From the No Mas Fight of Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Durán II, to Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier three memorable battles, the Sweet Science is a round by round process. Nobody understand that mentality better than Brighton Cardinals Head Coach […]

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Wise decision from 5-year-old

By Walter Bruce Hale Last month, Coleson Wisley, 5, was playing in his home. He grabbed a pair of pliers and plugged a device out of an electrical socket. His mother, Elisa Wisley, happened to walk by as she saw an arc coming out of the socket.  Noticing that Coleson was alright, she decided to […]

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Mito What 2018

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What was trending on Facebook Saturday from Millington? Several came out to the ninth annual Jackson Culley Mito-What? 5K  held at USA Stadium. Over the years thousands of dollars have been raised for the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF). The birth of the annual event came when the Culley family took on the challenge of […]

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2018 Trojan Baseball

BREAKING NEWS: Trojan Baseball family rallies around player after losing home in fire

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Fire destroyed the home of a Millington Trojan Baseball player and his family on Monday night. After playing a district game at Miles Park against the Ripley Tigers, Trojan sophomore Drake Shepherd and his mother Pam Farris arrived to their residence to discover it burning down. The entire home was destroyed […]

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Paige Hall Signing

SPORTS ALERT: Millington’s Hall picks volleyball and Williams Baptist

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Throughout March there were three questions floating around Millington Central High School about senior Paige Hall. Would she sign to play college softball? Or would volleyball edge out softball as her college sport? Maybe Hall would sign for both at the next level? Today in the MCHS Library the answer she […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Conference call swings momentum in favor of Ripley over Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One play can go a long way in determining the outcome of a game. And in baseball an individual call can swing momentum as fast as a baseball escaping the glove of a diving outfielder. The showdown between District 15-2A foes the Ripley Tigers and Millington Trojans came down to a […]

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NEWS UPDATE: Three inmates escape and captured at Federal Prison in Millington

Star Staff Reports Three inmates apparently escaped from the Federal Prison this past weekend in Millington. The inmates were caught in an unauthorized area of the Satellite Prison Camp. According to the Millington Police Department, the inmates escaped Friday and were captured the next day. The Bureau of Prisons said the three inmates were placed […]

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