Archive | April 5, 2018

Softball The Hero Kelsey Frizzell

SPORTS ALERT: Frizzell delivers walk-off homer against Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Back in February, Munford Head Softball Coach Glenn Goulder was trying to piece together his upcoming lineup needing to fill a huge void. That potential void was the absence of senior leader and University of Memphis signee Kelsey Frizzell. But the gutsy Frizzell healed enough from her surgery to contribute to […]

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Great Scott! Munford lineman muscles his way onto Big Blue

By Thomas Sellers Jr. His personality is reserved and blends into the crowd. Munford senior TJ Scott doesn’t mind sharing the spotlight or letting others get all the press as long as there is overall success. That approach allowed Munford Head Football Coach Nick Markle to utilize Scott’s 6’1, 310-pound frame on his defensive line […]

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Otis Griffin pose

SOUTHERN RAISIN’ Study On It ’fore You Make a Final Decision

By Otis Griffin This was one of the few things that ‘pert nigh’ everybody had or at least needed to survive.  Man can not live by bread alone; he must have some fresh vegetables out of the garden.  As my ‘pore’ old country hard working rednecks know, you don’t wake up one day and a […]

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Funds donated for scoreboards in school gym

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to donate $4,153.18 to assist with the purchase and installation of two new scoreboards in the Middle School Gymnasium. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Barbara Halliburton and seconded by Chris Denson. The motion […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety April 5, 2018

Arrests March 20- 25-year-old Millington male charged with criminal trespass and theft of property under $1,000; March 21- 38-year-old Memphis male charged with theft of property over $1,000; 51-year-old Millington male charged with domestic assault; 54-year-old Munford male charged with failure to appear- booking/processing and theft of property under $1,000; March 22- 29-year-old Millington male […]

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David Peel

Autonomous Vehicle Kills Pedestrian

By David Peel Uber Is the leading ridesharing company. “Uber” has even become a verb, Such as, “when I am in Dallas I won’t rent a car I will just Uber to the meeting.” The biggest expense and struggle that any ridesharing or taxi company has is not providing cars, it is providing the drivers. […]

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Calendar of Events April 5, 2018

April 5 Join us for a mayoral candidate forum being held Thursday, April 5, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., at Ducks Unlimited. This event should spark interesting conversation due to current issues faced by Shelby County including infrastructure, economic development and other immediate concerns. Help us deliver a strong message to the candidates that clear and concise […]

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Landrum Heating and Air Ribbon Cutting

Husband and wife team, Bobby and Heather Landrum welcomed guests to a ribbon cutting at 1195 Quito-Drummonds Road,  Friday March 23. The South Tipton County Chamber of Commerce along with County Commissioner, Jimbo Adkins, and  County Executive, Jeff Huffman were among those who came to celebrate with Landrum Heating and Air. Residents of the area […]

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Frenchy's Move

Next Up! Millington institution Frenchy’s opens new location this week

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The familiar sign attached to the ragged brick wall located at 5114 Navy Road is gone — but it’s moving up the road. ‘Frenchy’s Barber Shop’ will now call 5149 Easley Street home. More than 50 years of memories started by the late Clarence Joseph “Frenchy” Levesque has been in the […]

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Strikeout Cancer honorees

2018 Strikeout Cancer Game: Lady Trojans honor cancer survivors

By Sylvia Askew-Newhouse The Millington Lady Trojan Softball program hosted their annual Strikeout Cancer Game on the night of March 27 at Miles Park. The visiting Haywood Lady Tomcats participated in the pregame activities to recognize surviving relatives of various forms of cancer. And both teams took a moment to honor those who passed from […]

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